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Saturday, July 25th, 2015

Prayer based on Ephesians 2:19-20

Lord God, Holy Spirit, who has gathered a congregation here on earth, we thank you that you have made us members of the holy Christian church through faith in Christ Jesus, our Savior.  Here  in  your  church  the  gospel  is  proclaimed  and  the  sacraments administered  according  to  your  command.  From all sides come enticements to [...]

Monday, November 26th, 2012

Prayer before Election Day

Almighty and Merciful God, we confess that we are not worthy of the least of the blessings that you have given us as citizens of the United States.  We pray that you would be merciful to us, and to continue to grant us the blessings and freedoms that we have enjoyed.  Guide our people as [...]

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

Labor Day Prayers

 1 Gracious heavenly Father, as we pause in our country to contemplate the freedoms and opportunities that are ours to work, may we never loose sight of the fact that it is only because of your grace and favor that we are able to. We thank you, Lord, that you have blessed us with the [...]

Friday, November 11th, 2011

Veteran’s Day Prayers

1 Heavenly Father, even as in Christ you have brought us lasting peace, so in a Christless world you have let us raise armies and brought us through wars. On this special day we ask you to look on the veterans of those conflicts with mercy and grant them your rich blessings. Let them know [...]

Monday, November 29th, 2010

Before Communion #24

24Dear Lord Jesus, you have invited us to come to your Supper. Today our congregation is offering us that opportunity. Create in us a renewed sense of our sinfulness. Take away any doubts about the real presence of your body and blood in the bread and wine. Make us worthy communicants. Renew our faith, join [...]

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