Prayers of the People

The Third Sunday after Pentecost

Proper 7, June 25, 2017 – Year A

Track 1 (sequential track –Genesis 21, Ps. 86:1-10,16-17)

Presider:  O God you have embraced our lives and our deaths through the incarnation of your Son Jesus Christ, grant that we may walk in newness of life as we pray for the needs of the world, saying: Give ear, O Lord to our prayer; and attend to the voice of our supplication.

 

Litanist:  Let your resurrection life empower your Church, O Holy One, that all who are baptized into the death of Christ may be dead to sin and alive to God in Christ Jesus.

Give ear, O Lord to our prayer;

and attend to the voice of our supplication.

Let your resurrection life renew the face of the earth in every nation, Almighty One, that you may deliver the lives of the needy from the hands of evildoers.

Give ear, O Lord to our prayer;

and attend to the voice of our supplication.

Let your resurrection life enfold the disinherited, dispossessed, and refugees; those who are cast out and oppressed; those who suffer jealousy and prejudice; mothers and children who are helpless and hopeless:  As you care for the fall of the sparrow, keep watch over the lives of your children and rescue the suffering.

Give ear, O Lord to our prayer;

and attend to the voice of our supplication.

Let your resurrection life gladden all souls in our community and inspire us to the challenging faithfulness of living in Christ, walking in the way of the cross, and being free from sin.

Give ear, O Lord to our prayer;

and attend to the voice of our supplication.

Let your resurrection life accept our prayers and intercessions as the people who acknowledge you:  We remember especially ___.

Hear our thanksgivings which we proclaim in the light, especially for ____.

We remember those who have been united to Christ in a death like his and those whose faith is known to you alone, especially ___; that they be united with Christ in his resurrection.

Give ear, O Lord to our prayer;

and attend to the voice of our supplication.

Presider:  Gracious and loving God, hear our prayers which we offer to you, and free us through the resurrection of Jesus, that we may lose our lives for the sake of Christ, and live renewed by the glory of the Father, in the unity of the Spirit, for ever and ever.  Amen.

ear, through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen.