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Prayers of the Church
August 23, 2022

THE PRAYERS, Christ the King Sunday, Cycle C (November 20, 2022)

THE PRAYERS, Christ the King Sunday, Cycle C (November 20, 2022)     Malachi 3:13-18 (God tells his people of their complaints against him; they listen and ponder his words;…
Prayers of the Church
August 23, 2022

THE PRAYERS, 23rd Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 28, Cycle C (November 13, 2022)

THE PRAYERS, 23rd Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 28, Cycle C (November 13, 2022)   Exodus 3:1-15 (Moses at burning bush; God reveals his name; ‘Let My people go!’)                  …
Prayers of the Church
August 23, 2022

THE PRAYERS, All Saints’ Sunday, Cycle C (November 6, 2022)

THE PRAYERS, All Saints’ Sunday, Cycle C (November 6, 2022)   Revelation 7:(2-8) 9-17 (The tribes of Israel are numbered; behold a host arrayed in white, praising the God who…
Prayers of the Church
August 23, 2022

THE PRAYERS, Reformation Sunday (October 30, 2022)

THE PRAYERS, Reformation Sunday (October 30, 2022)   Revelation 14:6-7 (Eternal Gospel announced to every person)   Psalm 46 (A mighty fortress!)   Romans 3:19-28 (We’re justified by faith apart…
Prayers of the Church
August 23, 2022

THE PRAYERS, October 23: 20th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 25)

THE PRAYERS, October 23: 20th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 25)   Genesis 4:1-15: (Cain murders Abel)               ELW/RCL: Jeremiah 14:7-10, 19-22 (Condemnation of Israel for its sins, prayer for…
Prayers of the Church
August 23, 2022

THE PRAYERS,  October 16: 19th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 24) OR Luke, St. Luke, Evangelist  

THE PRAYERS,  October 16: 19th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 24) OR – and it is a stretch, but this is the year of Luke, St. Luke, Evangelist   Pentecost 19…
Prayers of the Church
August 23, 2022

THE PRAYERS, October 9, 2022: 18th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 23)

THE PRAYERS, October 9, 2022: 18th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 23)   Ruth 1:1-19a (Ruth’s love for Naomi)                   ELW/RCL: 2 Kings 5:1-3, 7-15 (Naaman the leper healed by…
Prayers of the Church
August 23, 2022

The Prayers, October 2: 17th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 22)

The Prayers, October 2: 17th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 22)   Habakkuk 1:1-4; 2:1-4 (Prophet mourns that he can only see evil and violence; but he will stand at his…
Prayers of the Church
August 23, 2022

THE PRAYERS,  16th Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 21, Cycle C (September 25, 2022)  

THE PRAYERS,  16th Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 21, Cycle C (September 25, 2022)     Amos 6:1-7: (Woe to those who are at ease in Zion! The shall go into…
Prayers of the Church
August 23, 2022

THE PRAYERS,  15th Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 20, Cycle C (September 18, 2022)

THE PRAYERS,  15th Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 20, Cycle C (September 18, 2022)   Amos 8:4-7 (God sees the deeds of the greedy who despoil the poor)   Psalm 113…
Prayers of the Church
August 23, 2022

THE PRAYERS,  14th Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 19, Cycle C (September 11, 2022)

THE PRAYERS,  14th Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 19, Cycle C (September 11, 2022)   Ezekiel 34:11-24 (God will be the Good Shepherd, will judge between strong and weak sheep)  …
Prayers of the Church
July 20, 2022

Prayers, September 4: 13th Sunday after Pentecost, C (Proper 18; Labor Day weekend)

Prayers, September 4: 13th Sunday after Pentecost, C (Proper 18; Labor Day weekend)   Deuteronomy 30:15-20 (Before you God sets life and death, blessing and curse; choose life!)   Psalm…
Prayers of the Church
July 20, 2022

Prayers, August 28: 12th Sunday after Pentecost, C (Proper 17)

Prayers, August 28: 12th Sunday after Pentecost, C (Proper 17)   Proverbs 25:2-10 (Words about kings; behaving in the King’s presence; keeping confidences)             ELW/RCL: Proverbs 25:6-7 (Only about comporting…
Prayers of the Church
July 20, 2022

Prayers, August 21, 2013: 11th Sunday after Pentecost, C (Proper 16)

Prayers, August 21, 2013: 11th Sunday after Pentecost, C (Proper 16)   Isaiah 66:18-23 (All nations shall worship the Lord and be his priests)                 ELW/RCL: Isaiah 58:9-14 (Do justice, and…
Prayers of the Church
July 20, 2022

Prayers, August 14: 10th Sunday after Pentecost, C (Proper 15) OR Mary, Mother of Our Lord (transferred)

Prayers, August 14: 10th Sunday after Pentecost, C (Proper 15) OR Mary, Mother of Our Lord (transferred)   Pentecost 10 lessons and hymns:   Jeremiah 23:16-29 (Beware of false prophets…
Prayers of the Church
July 20, 2022

Prayers, August 7: 9th Sunday after Pentecost, C (Proper 14)

Prayers, August 7: 9th Sunday after Pentecost, C (Proper 14)   Genesis 15:1-6 (Abram’s faith is reckoned to him as righteousness)   Psalm 33:12-22 (Happy is nation whose God is…
Prayers of the Church
July 5, 2022

Prayers, July 31: 8th Sunday after Pentecost, C (Proper 13)

Prayers, July 31: 8th Sunday after Pentecost, C (Proper 13)   Ecclesiastes 1:2, 12-14; 2:18-26 (Vanity of vanities, all is vanity…)                 RCL/ELW: Ecclesiastes 1:2, 12-14; 2:18-23 (Eliminates what God…
Prayers of the Church
July 5, 2022

Prayers of the Church July 24, 2022 St. James the Elder (Transferred)

Prayers of the Church July 24, 2022 St. James the Elder (Transferred)   1 Kings 19:9-18: (Elijah meets God at Horeb)   Psalm 7:1-11: David’s prayer against his persecutors)  …
Prayers of the Church
July 5, 2022

Prayers, July 24, 2022: 7th Sunday after Pentecost, C (Proper 12)

Prayers, July 24, 2022: 7th Sunday after Pentecost, C (Proper 12)     Genesis 18:17-33 (Abraham pleads with God: don’t destroy Sodom and Gomorrah if ten righteous people are found)…
Prayers of the Church
July 5, 2022

Prayers, July 17: 6th Sunday after Pentecost, C (Proper 11)

Prayers, July 17: 6th Sunday after Pentecost, C (Proper 11)   Genesis 18:1-14 (Abraham and Sarah entertain 3 divine visitors; they’re promised a son)                 ELW/RCL: Genesis 18:1-10 (Eliminates Sarah…
Prayers of the Church
July 5, 2022

THE PRAYERS,  5th Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 10, Cycle C (July 10, 2022)  

THE PRAYERS,  5th Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 10, Cycle C (July 10, 2022)   Leviticus 18:17-19; 19:9-18 (you shall not be sexually impure, nor lie, cheat, or show partiality; you…
Prayers of the Church
June 9, 2022

July 3: 4th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 9; closest Sunday to Independence Day)

July 3: 4th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 9; closest Sunday to Independence Day)   Isaiah 66:10-14 (All who love Jerusalem, rejoice; as mother comforts children, so God will comfort you)…
Prayers of the Church
June 9, 2022

June 26: 3rd Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 8)

June 26: 3rd Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 8)   1 Kings 19:9b-21 (Elijah encounters God in the still small voice; 7000 have not bent knee to Baal; anoints Elisha)  …
Prayers of the Church
June 9, 2022

June 19, 2022: 2nd Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 7; Fathers’ Day

June 19, 2022: 2nd Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 7; Fathers’ Day   Isaiah 65:1-9 (I was eager to be found by a nation that did not seek me; sinful deeds…
Prayers of the Church
April 14, 2022

The Prayers of the Church June 12, 2022: The Holy Trinity

The Prayers of the Church June 12, 2022: The Holy Trinity   Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31 (the Wisdom of God, in whom all was created) Psalm 8 (your works are excellent;…
Prayers of the Church
April 14, 2022

The Prayers of the Church June 5, 2022: Day of Pentecost  

The Prayers of the Church June 5, 2022: Day of Pentecost   Genesis 11:1-9 (Tower of Babel and confusion of languages) Psalm 143 (prayer of longing for God’s refreshing presence)…
Prayers of the Church
April 14, 2022

The Prayers of the Church May 29, 2022: 7th Sunday of Easter, or Ascension of Our Lord, Transferred

The Prayers of the Church May 29, 2022: 7th Sunday of Easter, or Ascension of Our Lord, Transferred   Lessons for the Ascension of Our Lord   Acts 1:1-11 (the…
Prayers of the Church
April 14, 2022

The Prayers of the Church May 22, 2022: 6th Sunday of Easter  

The Prayers of the Church May 22, 2022: 6th Sunday of Easter   Acts 16:9-15 (mission to Macedonia; meeting in house of Lydia)   Psalm 67 (May God be gracious…
Prayers of the Church
April 14, 2022

The Prayers of the Church May 15, 2022: 5th Sunday of Easter

The Prayers of the Church May 15, 2022: 5th Sunday of Easter   Acts 11:1-18 (Peter defends baptism of Cornelius’ household by recounting his vision)   Psalm 148 (all creation…
Prayers of the Church
April 14, 2022

The Prayers of the Church May 8, 2022: 4th Sunday of Easter (Good Shepherd Sunday), also Mother’s Day

The Prayers of the Church May 8, 2022: 4th Sunday of Easter (Good Shepherd Sunday), also Mother’s Day   Acts 20:17-35 (Paul, on his way to Jerusalem, exhorts elders to…
Prayers of the Church
April 14, 2022

The Prayers of the Church May 1, 2022: 3rd Sunday of Easter  

The Prayers of the Church May 1, 2022: 3rd Sunday of Easter   Acts 9:1-22 (Conversion of Saul)   Psalm 30 (praise God for deliverance from enemies)   Revelation 5:1-14…
Prayers of the Church
April 14, 2022

The Prayers of the Church April 24, 2022: 2nd Sunday of Easter

The Prayers of the Church April 24, 2022: 2nd Sunday of Easter   Acts 5:12-32 (Imprisoned disciples are freed by an angel. They proclaim Gospel, obey God not man) RCL:…
Prayers of the Church
March 17, 2022

The Prayers of the Church The Resurrection of Our Lord, Easter Day, Cycle C, April 17, 2022

The Prayers of the Church The Resurrection of Our Lord, Easter Day, Cycle C, April 17, 2022   Easter Sunrise Lessons:   Job 19:23-27 (I know that my Redeemer lives!)…
Prayers of the Church
March 16, 2022

The Prayers of the Church The Vigil of Easter, April 16, 2022

The Prayers of the Church The Vigil of Easter, April 16, 2022   Let us, with joyful confidence, pray to our risen Savior for the Church, the world, and one…
Prayers of the Church
March 15, 2022

Prayers of the Church, Good Friday (April 15, 2022)

Prayers of the Church, Good Friday (April 15, 2022)   Holy God, holy and mighty, holy and immortal, have mercy and hear our prayer. A brief silence Forgive and save…
Prayers of the Church
March 15, 2022

Thursday, April 14, 2022: Maundy Thursday

Thursday, April 14, 2022: Maundy Thursday   Jeremiah 31:31-34 (new covenant; God writes his law upon the heart)              ELW/RCL: Exodus 12:1-14 (The Passover)   Psalm 116:12-19 (I will take…
Prayers of the Church
March 15, 2022

The Prayers of the Church,  Palm/Passion Sunday, Cycle C (April 10, 2022)

The Prayers of the Church,  Palm/Passion Sunday, Cycle C (April 10, 2022)   Processional Gospel: John 12:12-19 (Triumphal entry into Jerusalem)                 ELW/RCL: Luke 19:28-40 (Triumphal entry into Jerusalem)  …
Prayers of the Church
March 5, 2022

THE PRAYERS OF THE CHURCH April 3, 2022: 5th Sunday in Lent

THE PRAYERS OF THE CHURCH April 3, 2022: 5th Sunday in Lent Isaiah 43:16-21(God announces his new work; the wilderness shall be a place of refreshment)   Psalm 126 (God…
Prayers of the Church
March 5, 2022

THE PRAYERS OF THE CHURCH March 27, 2022: 4th Sunday in Lent

THE PRAYERS OF THE CHURCH March 27, 2022: 4th Sunday in Lent Isaiah 12:1-6 (With joy you will draw from waters of salvation and praise the Lord)      ELW/RCL:…
Prayers of the Church
March 5, 2022

THE PRAYERS OF THE CHURCH March 20, 2022: 3rd Sunday in Lent

THE PRAYERS OF THE CHURCH March 20, 2022: 3rd Sunday in Lent Ezekiel 33:7-20 (you are a sentinel warning people to repent; if the evil repent, they live; if the…