Prayers of the People Lowell Grisham RCL lectionary

Prayers of the People - Lowell Grisham


Trinity Sunday, Year A

Presider:  In confidence we pray to the Father, through the Son, in the Holy Spirit, saying:  Blessed Trinity, One God; how exalted is your Name in all the world.

Litanist:  You have called your church to live in peace and promised to be with us to the end of the age:  Lead us to make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. 
Blessed Trinity, One God; 
how exalted is your Name in all the world.

Your majesty is praised from all creation:  Let the leaders of our nation and all in authority throughout the world live in the grace of Jesus, the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit.
Blessed Trinity, One God;
how exalted is your Name in all the world.

The whole creation is yours, O God – earth and sky and waters, trees and plants, birds and animals of all kinds:  Bless everything that lives and protect your people everywhere, that all may enjoy the fruits of the earth, and be free from hunger, oppression and injustice. 
Blessed Trinity, One God;
how exalted is your Name in all the world.

You have led us into a good community where neighbors attend to one another and honor your creation with mutual care and accountability:  Let us hear the call of wisdom and understanding, that we may live creatively as caring stewards of all you have made. 
Blessed Trinity, One God; 
how exalted is your Name in all the world.

You have made humankind in your divine image; hear our prayers for healing and wholeness on behalf of those for whom we intercede, especially ___.
Accept our gratefulness for your goodness and blessing toward us, especially for ___.
Receive into your heavenly sabbath rest those who have died, especially ___.
Blessed Trinity, One God;                       
how exalted is your Name in all the world.

Presider:  Loving Creator, you have breathed all things into being and filled the universe with your light:  Let the grace of your Word and the communion of your Spirit abound among us, that we may live in you and you may live in us, to the praise and glory of your Holy Trinity, One God, forever and ever.  Amen.