Easter Prayers of Intercession (1)

Risen Lord, we are gathered together to worship you. We give thanks for your Church in this place, and wherever people meet in your name. May we all find encouragement and renewal for the days to come.

We lift our prayer to you, Lord.
Lord, hear our prayer.

Risen Lord, help us to listen to your word so that, like the two disciples on the road to Emmaus, our hearts may burn within us and we may recognise your truth.

We lift our prayer to you, Lord. 
Lord, hear our prayer.

Risen Lord, we pray for the troubled places in your world. Where there is darkness may you shine the light of peace.  May those in positions of trust and authority be aware of you walking beside them and guiding their way.

We lift our prayer to you, Lord.
Lord, hear our prayer.

Risen Lord, we pray for those who are sick in body, mind or spirit.  In a moment of quiet we remember those dear to us who suffer.  May we find ways of reaching out in love and compassion to those in need.

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We lift our prayer to you, Lord. 
Lord, hear our prayer.

Risen Lord, we pray for those who have died. May we draw alongside those who suffer through loss and walk the path of grief with them.

We lift our prayer to you, Lord.
Lord, hear our prayer.

Risen Lord, we know that whenever there is bread to be broken and a story to be told, you are there in the midst of us.  As the disciples recognised you in the breaking of bread, we pray that we too may have moments of clarity when our eyes and hearts are opened to your presence.

We lift our prayer to you, Lord.
Lord, hear our prayer. Amen.

 

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