Category Archives: Bidding Prayer

Neither End Times nor the New Jerusalem: A Bidding Prayer

Come, let us pray for the people of God scattered throughout the earth. (people may silently or quietly voice their prayers) God of Love and Grace, we offer our prayers and praises to you for faithful people everywhere. We trust … Continue reading

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A Bidding Prayer for the Living of These Days

Come, let us pray for faithful people everywhere. (people may silently or quietly voice their prayers) Loving Creator, you are the Alpha and Omega of all that is. The names we have for you are more numerous than we like … Continue reading

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Bidding Prayer for Compassion

Come, let us pray for the Church throughout the world. (silence or a time for people to quietly give voice to their concerns) Eternal God, “Teach us to count our days that we may gain a wise heart.” Too often … Continue reading

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Bidding Prayer for Ordinary Time

Come, let us pray for the body of Christ as it gathers throughout the world. (people may silently or quietly voice their prayers) Holy God of all times, places, and peoples, remind us that your way is the path we … Continue reading

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Seven Last Words Bidding Prayer

Come, let us pray for the people of God gathered and scattered throughout the world. People may silently or quietly offer prayers On this holy day when we remember the crucifixion of Christ, we desire to be united with all who … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday Bidding Prayer

Come, let us pray for all those who wave palm branches and shout “Hosannas” today. (people may quietly voice their prayers) God who welcomes our praise and comforts our sorrow, unite us with all who celebrate Jesus’ return to Jerusalem … Continue reading

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Bidding Prayer for Epiphany and the New Year

Come, let us pray for the people of God gathered here and elsewhere. (silence or a time for people to quietly give voice to their concerns) Eternal God for whom a thousand years are a blink of an eye, hear … Continue reading

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