Episcopal Diocese of Rochester
Joy in Christ, a way of life

Prayer List

General prayer

  • For Rhonda Rogers, formerly of Christ Church, Rochester, who is in discernment for Holy Orders in the Diocese of Texas.
  • For the Human Family O God, you made us in your own image and redeemed us through Jesus your Son: Look with compassion on the whole human family; take away the arrogance and hatred which infect our hearts; break down the walls that separate us; unite us in bonds of love; and work through our struggle and confusion to accomplish your purposes on earth; that, in your good time, all nations and races may serve you in harmony around your heavenly throne; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Salaam, Shalom, Shanti, Peace! Prince
  • For those serving in the Armed Forces and their loved ones.
  • Prayers for Dick Henshaw for restored health
  • Prayers for Phil Schaefer for restored health
  • Prayers for restoration of heath for Deacon Terry Price.

Parish in transition

  • Good Shepherd - Savona
  • Incarnation - Penfield
  • St. Peter's - Henrietta

Prayers for peace

  • For the people of Afghanistan, Iraq, Israel, Nigeria, Palestine, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Yemen, and all places affected by violence.
  • O God, who created all peoples in your image, we thank you for the wonderful diversity of races and cultures in this world. Enrich our lives by ever-widening circles of fellowship, and show us your presence in those who differ most from us, until our knowledge of your love is made perfect in our love for all your children; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. BCP