Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m.
413-737-5311

361 Sumner Ave.
Springfield, MA 01108

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Friday Prayer

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.

 

Each Friday

6:00-6:10pm

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

(erin@trinityspringfield.org 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 20

Preparations

  • 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’ve been hit hard by the virus
  • Those who are worried about their own health or that of a loved one
  • Those who have been hit hard financially
  • Those dealing with increased fear and anxiety
  • Those who are feeling isolated and lonely, who have had to cancel long-awaited family visits.
  • Those who are going through very real situations that have been completely overshadowed by news of COVID-19—those who are still living with cancer, those who are still experiencing a great loss, those who’ve reached a great milestone but can’t celebrate, those who are bringing new life into this world.
  • Leaders and others who are working tirelessly and making tough decisions to help us move forward and stay as safe as possible during these difficult times.
  • Health care workers who face a lot of challenges and are doing their best to help with limited resources and putting themselves at risk in the process.

 

Praying for our Trinity community

  • 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 Trinity staff, TNSK staff, and committee leaders who are making tough decisions about our life together.

 

Closing

  • 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.

 

Lord’s Prayer

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.

Amen.