Prayers for the Season

Time after Pentecost – Lectionary 22, September 1, 2019

God of hospitality, we pray that you would give us hearts that are steady and firm to do good and share what we have. Open our hearts to the poor and the strangers among us. Open our eyes to see your presence in those we serve. Lord, in your mercy,
hear our prayer.

Time after Pentecost – Lectionary 15, July 14, 2019

For refugees, hoping to be resettled; for migrants fleeing hunger, war and violence; for communities of
faith, that the words of Jesus will call God’s people to be neighbors and show mercy to those in need, let
us pray.

Have mercy, O God.

Time after Pentecost – Lectionary 16, July 21, 2019

For those who long for welcome and refuge, that our hearts and hands will be moved to generous
hospitality and care, let us pray.

Have mercy, O God. Have mercy, O God.

Time after Pentecost – Lectionary 17, July 28, 2019

Merciful God, you know your children who long for safety and protection. Teach us, who know how to
give good gifts, to respond to those most vulnerable among us. Lord, in your mercy,

hear our prayer. 

Time after Pentecost – Lectionary 18, August 4, 2019

Your children journey far from home, seeking safety and shelter. Move us to compassion and transform
us to be bearers of your welcome and refuge. Trusting in God, who first loved us, let us pray.

Have mercy, O God

Time after Pentecost – Lectionary 20, August 18, 2019

You give justice to the weak and the orphan. Fill us with strength and courage as we walk alongside children and families who seek welcome and comfort. Lead us to honor the humanity in people who must flee. Lord, in your mercy,

hear our prayer.

TIME AFTER PENTECOST – LECTIONARY 21, AUGUST 25, 2019

You are merciful and gracious; you know how we were made. Empower us and inspire us to offer food to the hungry and tend to the needs of the afflicted. Open our hearts to the least among us, especially immigrants and refugees.

Hear us, O God.

Time After PentecoSt – Lectionary 22, September 1, 2019

God of hospitality, we pray that you would give us hearts that are steady and firm to do good and share what we have. Open our hearts to the poor and the strangers among us. Open our eyes to see your presence in those we serve. Lord in your mercy,

hear our prayer. 

Time after Pentecost – Lectionary 23, September 8, 2019

Turn our hearts toward families who are separated and refugees who flee violence and persecution. Expand our hearts to offer welcome to your beloved children who are in desperate need. Lord, in your mercy,

hear our prayer.

Time after Pentecost – Lectionary 24, September 15, 2019

Fill us with joy and gladness as we embrace newcomers seeking refuge and welcome as sisters and brothers in Christ. Lord, in your mercy,

hear our prayer.

TIME AFTER PENTECOST – LECTIONARY 25, SEPTEMBER 22, 2019

Welcoming God, you gather all your beloved children to your heart and intend that we live together in your adbundant love. Instill in us a passion to welcome migrants and refugees into our neighborhoods and communities of faith. Lord in your mercy,

hear our prayer.

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