Gracious God, we give thanks that you have called us together as your church. Help us, open to your Holy Spirit, to become the church you have called us to be. We pray that we might continue to grow in love, closer to you and to each other. Help us to stop looking only inward, … Continued
Diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island
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Gracious God, As we gather in your name, we give thanks for our families, our loved ones, our church and our church family. We thank you for all our blessings. As pastoral visitors we have been blessed from the onset of the formation of our group. Our friend and mentor Father Fred Rhymes listened to … Continued
1) That the church’s heart can beat as one with Christ’s heart. 2) That our heat beat in rhythm with Yours, O God; our eyes see with your vision, our feet follow the footsteps of your Son, and our hands reach out in sacrificial love. 3) We pray we be as One regardless of our … Continued
I pray that everybody may accept one another for who they are and what they are, setting aside their differences. I pray that our church may find the sense of awe and joy of the love and grace of God that our faces light up, and we cannot help but show and tell of that … Continued
Through the grace of your Spirit, work to bring heaven to earth and help the Church to prosper with a warm welcome to everyone. Help us to become all inclusive, all accepting, and understanding. Help us take care of those less fortunate regardless of origin. Help us accept our differences and find new ways to … Continued
Anglican Heartbeat As members of an Advent weekly Conversation Circle we began by sharing with each other the variety of ways we pray and affirmed that we have found strength in prayer especially at difficult or challenging times and that we truly believe prayer to be the best way of keeping in touch with God. … Continued
Dear God, continue to grow, touch lives through the power of the Holy Spirit and through our example show we are never alone, we are loved and can be forgiven. Amen.
Heavenly Father, as we continue to pray for your Church, help us to live the truth that “church is the people”. Help us to accept and appreciate that we all do things differently and we should indeed dare to be different. May we work together to help people truly understand that they are loved for … Continued
Dear God: please allow our church to be open and accepting of all who come to join us in the worship and mission of God. Please help us to welcome all with your love so that we may grow together, and your promises may be fulfilled. Help us to take an honest look inside our … Continued