I ask your prayers for God’s people throughout the world; for Justin, Archbishop of Canterbury; Michael, our Presiding Bishop; and Rob and Don, our Bishops; for this gathering; and for all ministers and people. Pray for the Church. (Silence)
I ask your prayers for peace; for goodwill among nations; and for the well-being of all people. Pray for justice and peace. (Silence)
I ask your prayers for the poor, the sick, the hungry, the oppressed, those in prison, and all those in any need or trouble, including Jim, Evelio, Christopher, Axel, Serafina, Eliza, Margaret, and Craig. Pray for those in any need or trouble. (Silence)
I ask your prayers for all who seek God, or a deeper knowledge of God. Pray that they may find and be found by God. (Silence)
I ask your prayers for the departed, including Roger Clifton and Miriam Dodd Mays. Pray for those who have died. (Silence)
I ask your prayers of thanksgiving for the birth of Edmond David Cross Smythe, son of David and Roseanne Smythe; for the birth of Kimber Edette Compton, great-granddaughter of Bert Compton; and for our friends at San Pablo Parish in Camaguey, Cuba. (Silence)
Praise God for those in every generation in whom Christ has been honored.
Pray that we may have grace to glorify Christ in our own day. (Silence)