Youth Sunday Prayers of the People

Prayers of the People, Written by St. Mary's Children, text follows:
 

Intercessor:
God, we pray for family, friends, pets and others in our everyday life. We pray to keep them healthy, safe and happy. We love them

Congregation: (Sung response)
God hears me when I pray
God hears me when I pray

Intercessor:
God, we pray for doctors, teachers, coaches, priest, youth group leaders and caregivers. We pray they keep believe in what they are teaching and push us forward. We pray that teachers make sure we are learning and doing our homework. We pray that coaches support us, the team and make sure we have fun.

Congregation: (Sung response)
God hears me when I pray
God hears me when I pray

Intercessor:
God, we pray for our President, Members of Congress, Democrats and Republicans. We pray they make good choices, have integrity, are honest and open to new ideas. We pray they learn how to collaborate to make decisions.

Congregation: (Sung response)
God hears me when I pray
God hears me when I pray

God, we pray for people with disabilities, who are in need of help, those who can’t be helped and those who don’t know they need help. We pray that they overcome darkness.

Congregation: (Sung response)
God hears me when I pray
God hears me when I pray

God, we pray for those who have died within our faith community……
Dorothy McKeown, Jean Bancroft, Cass Holda, Seth Gatchell, Curt Whitenack, Tom Terlep, Jeanette Lundgren, and Pete Zonsius, (Thomas Spachner – Brother to Carole Pick).

Congregation: (Sung response)
God hears me when I pray
God hears me when I pray

God, we pray for us. Guide me and show me the path I should take. Strengthen us, keep us believing in ourselves and be grateful for what we have. Remind us you love us and watch over us every day.

Congregation: (Sung response)
God hears me when I pray
God hears me when I pray

God, we pray for the world. We pray for countries in need or in trouble. Keep the world clean, safe and peaceful. Let everyone get along and build friendships.

Congregation: (Sung response)
God hears me when I pray
God hears me when I pray
Out of all the people in this great big world
God hears me
God knows my voice
And God hears me when I pray