O God, in this interim time we pray for our parish family, that we may be genuine in our self reflection, tireless in our commitment, patient in our discernment, loving in our communion, open in our search, and daring in our faith.
We thank you for the gifts, talents and skills with which you have blessed us. We thank you for the experiences that have brought us to this moment. Help us accept change as a gift of your direction for our journey in this transition. Instill in us a vision of the church’s family; that, guided by your Holy Spirit, we will be united in love and joyfully accomplish this mission, through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Almighty God, who knows our needs even before we ask, grant us a spirit of faith and courage, that we may have the strength to meet the days to come with steadfastness and patience; look graciously on this parish family and send forth your Holy Spirit to guide the community of Grace to be of one heart and mind, that we may receive a faithful pastor, who will care for your people …Read More »