Tagged: “prayer”

Daily Prayer for All Seasons

Episcopal News Service  announced Daily Prayer for all Seasons, a new book of daily prayers developed by the Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music of The Episcopal Church. It’s being called “a daily office for the 21st century,” suitable individuals, small groups, and congregations. This prayer book offers much for a daily prayer discipline, including a […]

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Prayer as we search for a new rector

Almighty God, you know the needs of your Church in every place: look graciously upon us, the people of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, and grant us the guidance of your Holy Spirit as we seek a new Rector for this parish. Give us discernment, wisdom, and confidence in your timing. Guide the members of our Search Committee, as they labor to be […]

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Pray always, and do not lose heart

Stewardship Narrative Series Sunday, October 20, 2013 Proper 24 – Luke 18:1-8 I can remember the first time I heard someone suggest I should pray about my commitment to the church. Having a business degree and not much spiritual education at the time, I thought, “Why would I pray about that?” I suppose someplace in […]

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Prayer during a time of transition

God of love, in this interim time, we pray for our parish family, that we may be genuine in our self-reflection, tireless in our commitment, patient in our discernment, loving in our communion, open in our search, imaginative about our future, and daring in our faith.  As we enter into this new era with excitement […]

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Prayer as we search for a new rector

Almighty God, Giver of every good gift: look graciously on your Church, and so guide the minds of those who shall choose a Rector for this parish, that we may receive a faithful pastor, who will care for your people and equip us for our ministries; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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Youth Create Video Called “Sanctuary”

The youth in the Episcopal Youth Community (EYC) created a video to describe what they experience at our church.  The video is titled “Sanctuary.”  A teenager, in a somber mood, goes into church.  Her mind is swirling with the distractions and stress that teenagers experience. In prayer, the din of her life quiets and she […]

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