Prayers of the People

The Seventh Sunday of Easter

May 28, 2017 – Year A

 

Presider:  Glorify your Name, O God, and fill the world with your eternal life, that all people may be one in you as you are one in Christ, as we pray:  Sing to God; sing praises to God’s Name.

Intercessor:  Bless your church throughout the world, O Gracious One, that she may devote herself to prayer and be your witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.  Sing to God;

sing praises to God’s Name.

Sing to God, O kingdoms of the earth, be glad and rejoice, that God may finish the work that Christ began to bring peace and unity to the world.  Sing to God;

sing praises to God’s Name.

Father of orphans, defender of widows, look with compassion upon all the people of the world; with your great power restore, support, strengthen, and establish them.  Sing to God;

sing praises to God’s Name.

Let your Name dwell with us in our community, O God, to refresh our land, bless our homes, and make provision for the poor, that we may be one as you are one.  Sing to God;

sing praises to God’s Name.

Hear our prayers for all for whom we care, especially ___.

Accept our praise and thanksgiving for all the blessings we enjoy, especially ___.  Receive into your glory all who have died, especially ___.

Glorify your Son Jesus and establish Christ’s authority over all people to give eternal life to all whom you have made.  Sing to God;

sing praises to God’s Name.

Presider:  Your glory, O God, fills the whole creation:  Send your power from on high and glorify the earth with your presence, that we may be one as you and the Son are one, in the strength of your Holy Spirit.  Amen.