Prayers & Collects

12/13/11 Bill Haley

“Oh God, whose wonders and wisdom are more than we can fathom, whose ways transcend our own, grant us a new glimpse of your goodness, glory, and grace, that we might know who you are and what you’ve done, and … more »

12/6/11 Steven Garber

God of heaven and earth, you promise to make your blessings known as far as the curse is found. We pray for that, and we live for that. In our vocations and occupations, give us the wisdom and grace and … more »

11/28/11 Graham Wells

Dear God, you provide for us in all ways, from our daily bread to our daily work, we praise you for the blessing of life.  During this time of thanksgiving, we thank you for our families, health, and for sending … more »

11/7/11 – George Connors

Almighty God and Author of Creation, give us guidance to carry out the work you have created us to do.  Help us go about our work with obedience to Christ’s command to love our neighbor, lest we labor in vain.  … more »

11/1/11 – Bill Haley

….comes from our Book of Common Prayer…worth remembering that it’s there, and praying it… “Almighty God, our heavenly Father, you declare your glory and show forth your handiwork in the heavens and in the earth: Deliver us in our various … more »

25. For Labor Day

Selections from The Book of Common Prayer: (from The Collects: Contemporary, Various Occasions) Almighty God, you have so linked our lives one with another that all we do affects, for good or ill, all other lives: So guide us in … more »

24. For Vocation in Daily Work

Selections from The Book of Common Prayer: (from The Collects: Contemporary, Various Occasions) Almighty God our heavenly Father, you declare your glory and show forth your handiwork in the heavens and in the earth: Deliver us in our various occupations … more »

23. For Education

Selections from The Book of Common Prayer: (from The Collects: Contemporary, Various Occasions) Almighty God, the fountain of all wisdom: Enlighten by your Holy Spirit those who teach and those who learn, that, rejoicing in the knowledge of your truth, … more »

22. For Social Service

Selections from The Book of Common Prayer: (from The Collects: Contemporary, Various Occasions) Heavenly Father, whose blessed Son came not to be served but to serve: Bless all who, following in his steps, give themselves to the service of others; … more »

21. For Social Justice

Selections from The Book of Common Prayer: (from The Collects: Contemporary, Various Occasions) Almighty God, who created us in your own image: Grant us grace fearlessly to contend against evil and to make no peace with oppression; and, that we … more »