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Prayers of the People

 

 

Sunday, May 29, 2016

The Second Sunday after Pentecost 

Proper 4/Track1 

 

Episcopal Revised Common Lectionary - Year C

 

Presider:  Worship the Most High in the beauty of holiness. Almighty and benevolent God, we come before you to honor your name and to ask your help:  Hear our prayers and answer us in your goodness, as we say:  Ascribe due honor to God’s holy Name; ascribe to God honor and power.

 

Litanist:  Sing and bless God’s holy Name.  Loving One, you have given the church grace and peace; you have forgiven us and set us free from the present evil age:  Open our hearts to proclaim the good news of salvation from day to day. 

Ascribe due honor to God’s holy Name;

ascribe to God honor and power.

 

Declare God’s glory among the nations.  Ever-present One, you empower faithfulness and goodness throughout the earth:  Lead all in authority in our nation and elsewhere to humble and compassionate service, that your healing presence may bring grace and peace to all people. 

Ascribe due honor to God’s holy Name;

ascribe to God honor and power.

 

Ascribe honor to God, you families of people.  Gracious One, let your love be present throughout the world to comfort and heal those who are ill and close to death, to protect and save those who are threatened or oppressed, to uphold and comfort all who suffer in any way. 

Ascribe due honor to God’s holy Name;

ascribe to God honor and power.

 

Oh, the majesty and magnificence of God’s presence!  Benevolent One, protect your gospel in this community, that we may serve our neighbors with your generosity and grace. 

Ascribe due honor to God’s holy Name;

ascribe to God honor and power.

 

We are not worthy to have you come under our roof, but only speak the word, and we shall be healed. 

Holy One, hear our prayers and intercessions, especially for ___.

You are great and greatly to be praised:  Hear our words of gratitude and thanks, especially for ___.

You are the God who made the heavens, receive into your eternal presence those who have died, especially ___.

Ascribe due honor to God’s holy Name;

ascribe to God honor and power.

 

 

Presider:  Our God and Father, to whom be the glory for ever and ever, we thank you for your steadfast love for us and for all creation:  Fill the earth with your presence, and give us the faith to obey your will, that all may be blessed by your eternal goodness, through Jesus Christ our Savior, in the power of the Holy Spirit, One God, now and always.  Amen.

To add names to be included in our intercessions for those who are ill or in any kind of need, or to remember those who have died,
please call the church office 479/442-7373 or email prayer@stpaulsfay.org.  
 
We also invite your prayers of thanksgiving to be included in our Prayers of the People.