Prayers of the Bride of Christ for November 21, 2021

A: Let us pray with the Lord Jesus Christ for the unity and renewal of His Church on earth, for Bishops Eaton and Smith; for Francis, Bartholomew, and all bishops; for all pastors including Samuel Zumwalt, Marvin Schedler, Robert Kuppler; Peter Hoyer, Michael Bergbower; Joel Kettner; for our seminarian, Robert Shivers; for all church workers and musicians; for Stephen Ministers; for the people of God, and for all people according to their needs.  [Pause]

A: Holy Father, give your Holy Church throughout the world your grace to serve you with reverence and awe, granting us faith to endure to the end. Lord, in Your mercy,

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A: Almighty Father, give us eyes to see your Son Jesus as the Ruler of All even in the midst of those who pretend, like their father Satan, to have dominion over every inch of your creation. Lord, in your mercy,

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A: Generous Father, we give you thanks for the gift of life in this world, born and unborn. Guard and keep in safety all pregnant women and their babies. We give you thanks for the birthdays of Heidi Apel; Margaret Ballantine; Joyce Crouch; Cyndi Price; Howard Beuerman; Bob Benoit; Susan Raia; & Judy Kettner.  Lord, in your mercy,

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A: Gracious Father, we thank you for the gift of the marriage and ask your blessing upon those marking wedding anniversaries: Denis & Janet Hall. Lord, in your mercy,

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A: Kind Father, behold the sick, the dying, and all in need: Barbara Duff; Ruth Rice; Hudson Dingfelder; Erika Braje; Carol Comeskey; Peggy Davis; John Tullous; Nora Rutland; Peggy Barr; Bob Weeks; Marcia Bruder; David Hunsberger; Alexandra Schwartz; Brigitte Walters; Megan McKinney; Virginia Mough; Cannon Helms; Joy North; John Tullous, Jr.; Arthur & Barbara Moore; Howard & Lani Beuerman; Maureen Richey; Denis & Janet Hall & family; Vivian Alexander; Sue & Terry Miller; Bishop Mayfield; Stan Brunt, Sr.; Sandra Marshburn; Katie Schwenzer; Gretchen Donaldson; Caroland MacFarlane; David Schwartz; JoBeth Brinkley; Harriet Branson; Diane Sundberg; Susan Cherwien; and Wayne Ulisnik;  for the persecuted Church; for all who are traveling; for the suffering and the dying; for the grieving, especially the family & friends of Mrs. Jane Shaver and Jack Loflin; and for those we name aloud or in the silence of our hearts…. Lord, in your mercy,

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A: Merciful Father, grant repentance and faith to all who will receive at your table the Medicine of Immortality, our Lord Jesus’ true body and most precious blood. Lord, in Your mercy,

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Pastor: Into your hands, merciful Father, we commend all for whom we pray trusting in your mercy; through Jesus Christ, your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever Amen.