Let us pray together
During this season of uncertainty, when we cannot join together in the way we once did, let us come together in a spirit of prayer.
At home or wherever you are.
Visit this page for prayer prompts.
Pray on your own or as a family.
If you have a prayer request, email Pastor Erin or call the church
(email@example.com or 413-737-5311).
Please submit your prayer requests by 10am on Friday.
We’ll light a candle for each request
And post a picture of the prayer candles here.
Consider lighting candles or creating your own prayer space at home.
Prayer Prompts for Friday, March 27
FRIDAY PRAYER PROMPTS
- Consider creating a prayer space at home. Light candles, gather the family together, or find a quiet spot in a chair, on a meditation cushion.
- Breathe and enter into a time of silence.
What’s on your heart and mind?
- Who or what have you been thinking about this week?
- What are you concerned about? What has left you fearful, worried, or sad?
- What are you grateful for? Have you experienced small blessings, a renewed sense of purpose, moments of God’s presence lately?
Praying for all those affected by COVID-19
- Those who have it, who feel alone or stigmatized because of it.
- Those who have lost loved ones to it.
- Those who are experiencing increased racism because of COVID-19 and where the news of it began.
- People all over the world. This is not just a US problem. Though, now that it has taken hold in this country, it might seem like it is. Let us remember other countries at this time. Let us be especially mindful of those in countries with fewer health care resources.
- Healthcare workers who are on the frontlines.
- Leaders at all levels who are making important decisions that affect us all.
Praying for our Trinity community
- For people have lost loved ones this week. There are people in the Trinity community who are grieving, who have experienced loss. We pray for them.
- For people who have lost their jobs and are wondering how to move forward. You might be one of them or perhaps you know someone. Let us pray for direction and hope and resources that will get us through.
- Those who need medical attention (routine surgery, etc.) who may or may not receive that attention and are also concerned about being exposed to the virus if they do.
- Those who are concerned about family members who are nearby or far away.
- For those whose work and service puts them at increased risk of harm.
- For Trinity staff, TNSK staff, and committee leaders who are making tough decisions about our life together.
- God, we trust that you receive our prayers and our sighs too deep for words. We trust that you are working among us—in our lives and in our community of faith—even amid real challenges and physical distancing. We trust, or at least we want to trust. Help us, we pray.
Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name.
Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our trespasses
As we forgive those who trespass against us,
And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.
For thine is the kingdom, the power, and the glory forever.