St. Timothy Lutheran Church

March 29 Service

Prayers of the Church

Turning our hearts to God who is gracious and merciful, we pray for the church, the world, and all who are in need.

         A brief silence.

God of life, bind your faithful people into one body. Enliven the church with your Spirit and bless the work of those who work for its renewal. Accomplish your work of salvation in us and through us, for the sake of the world. God in your mercy,

Hear our prayer.


God of life, you love the world you have made and you grieve when creation suffers. Restore polluted lands and waterways. Heal areas of the world ravaged by storms, floods, wildfires, droughts, or other natural disasters. Bring all things to new life. God in your mercy,

Hear our prayer.


God of life, show redemption to all who watch and wait with eager expectation: those longing for wars to cease, those waiting for immigration paperwork to finalize, those seeking election, and those in dire need of humanitarian relief. Come quickly with your hope. God in your mercy,

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God of life, you weep with those who grieve. Unbind all who are held captive by anxiety, despair, or pain especially Avis West, Lori Erickson, John Gingrass, David Johnson, Shirley Meyers, Ron Simpson, Dan Kelly, Inara Ledder,  Dick Starks, Grace Alessi, Tim O’Brien, Gretta Kettle,  George and Janet Balcom, Maj-Britt Traynor, Pat & Maureen Kibbe, Beverly Klang, Trudy Fetzner, Thom Shagla, Matt Isaacson, Sarah Van Staalduinen, Mabel Tranum, Bryan Brown, Jim Doherty, Karen Brown, and Bonnie Christoferson.  Fill us with compassion and empathy for those who struggle, and keep us faithful in prayer. God in your mercy,

Hear our prayer.


God of life, we give thanks for opportunities for this congregation to collaborate with our community in caring for the needs of our neighbors. through both 5 & 2 Ministry and our Honduras Mission. Strengthen our ties with other local congregations, agencies, and services. God in your mercy,

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Add your own prayers here for your family, friends, fellow workers and yourself.


God of life, you are our resurrection. We remember all those who have died and trust that, in you, they will live again. Breathe new life into our dry bones, that we, too, might live with you forever. God in your mercy,

Hear our prayer.


According to your steadfast love, O God, hear these and all our prayers as we commend them to you; through Christ our Lord.

Amen.