CULTIVATE in all people a care for the world you have made. Make us mindful of our impact on creation for the good of our neighbor and future generations. Hear us, O God. Your mercy is great.
YOU open the doors of your church, Lord, to all who feel distant or estranged. Give us courage to share your good news through conversation and love. Hear us, O God. Your mercy is great.
JOIN our prayers with those ancestors and saints who taught us to pray. We remember those who have died in faith, with the comfort that your steadfast love endures forever. Hear us, O God. Your mercy is great.
SEEK after us wherever we are found in these summer months. Grant safety to those who travel, Sabbath rest to those who vacation, and perseverance to those who have no leisure time. Hear us, O God. Your mercy is great.
TURN our hearts to the cries of those in great need. Comfort and heal those who feel defined by situation, grief, or sickness, especially _______________. Hear us, O God. Your mercy is great.
Shape the vision! Strategic Planning – Part III: MINISTRY PLANNING Saturday, August 20 / 10am – 3pm All who participate at St. Mark Lutheran Church, or would like to get more involved, are encouraged to be part of this planning process. This next session will focus on MINISTRY PLANNING. Note: You … Read more…
BRING peace where strife is found, where homes have become battlegrounds. Empower leaders and organizations to find solutions through persistence and faith. Hear us, O God. Your mercy is great.
CALL us to notice places and people you created but we often forget. For busy places, for those working in the noon heat, in the silence of the night, and in care of your creation. Hear us, O God. Your mercy is great.
FAITHFUL God, through diverse cultures and countries, your Spirit weaves us together as one church. Help us all, your disciples, to ask for the things we need, confident that you hear us. Hear us, O God. Your mercy is great.
INSPIRE our congregation to live in the present moment, O God, and to trust in you. In committee meetings, classrooms, and all ministries, give us flexibility to follow where you lead. Hear us, O God. Your mercy is great.