For the week of August 12, 2018

Please join us in praying this week for the following persons and causes.

Comfort and Healing:

We pray especially for: Bernard, Spencer, Tom S, William, Irby, Mike, Susan, Bishop Michael Curry, Larry, Jackie, Roger, Liz, Gabby, Donna, Ken, Baby Logan, Jenna, Karen, Megan, Mason, Lena, David & Aimee, Cindy, Ignacio, Tommy, Rex & Bette and Jane

For those having surgery – Roger; For the chronically ill, For all who are in danger, sorrow, any kind of grief or trouble; For People living in fear and distress; For Our Country; and For those in need known to God alone.

A Litany of Thanksgiving (BCP: Prayer 2, pg 836)

Let us give thanks to God our Father for all his gifts so freely bestowed upon us.

For the beauty and wonder of your creation, in earth and sky and sea,

   We thank you, Lord.

For all that is gracious in the lives of men and women, revealing the image of Christ,

   We thank you, Lord.

For our daily food and drink, our homes and families, and our friends,

   We thank you, Lord.

For minds to think, and hearts to love, and hands to serve,

   We thank you, Lord.

For health and strength to work, and leisure to rest and play,

   We thank you, Lord.

For the brave and courageous, who are patient in suffering and faithful in adversity,

   We thank you, Lord.

For all valiant seekers after truth, liberty, and justice,

   We thank you, Lord.

For the communion of saints, in all times and places,

   We thank you, Lord.

Above all, we give you thanks for the great mercies and promises given to us in Christ Jesus our Lord;

To him be praise and glory with you, O Father, and the Holy Spirit, now and forever. Amen.

 Military:

Protect and strengthen those who serve in our Armed Forces, especially, Joey, Bobby, Mary, Nick, Preston, Christopher, J.W., Brenda, Zachary, Jonah, Hunter, Chase, Ray, Brian, Michael, Day, Elijah and those who serve with them.

Mission Field:

For those working in Missions, especially Alison and Helen in Uganda, Jeannie in Honduras, the George Olson family in the Philippines, the Duane Miller family in Madrid, Frontera Unida in Mexico, and our continued ministry discernment with the Diocese of Navaholand.

Thanksgivings:

We give thanks, for answered prayers; especially God’s faithfulness to St. Andrews in calling The Rev. Dr. Claudia Nalven to be our Priest.

Traveling:

Protect, Holy Lord, all those who are traveling, that their journeys will be safe.  Especially Nancy & Bobby, Paul & Carolyn and Claudia.

Deaths: We praise you for your saints who have entered into joy.

            May we also come to share in your heavenly kingdom.