A Prayer of Thanks and for Rest

We have celebrated Thanksgiving. A time when we are deeply thankful for what God has provided us with. It is a time that we spend with family and friends. We enjoy good food and fellowship. However, it is also a busy time full of hosting duties or travel. Today as you...

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Prayer Time: Harvest

The tree's are a riot of colour as we fully enter into and embrace the autumn season. Here in Canada we will be celebrating Thanksgiving this coming weekend. In anticipation of this time we give thanks to God for the many blessings that we enjoy in our lives. Creator...

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Prayer Time: World Communion Sunday

This Sunday is World Communion Sunday. Christians from around the world will celebrate the holy mystery of communion. Together we will remember what God through Jesus Christ has done for us in the forgiving of our sins. Our relationship to one another is restored as...

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Prayer Time: Thankful for Grace

God of grace and God of life, we seek your presence in our lives. We long to know you and walk in your path of righteousness. We recognize that we live in a broken world, full of dangers and temptations. We know that there are many people and organizations who fight...

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Prayer Time: A Prayer for Forgiveness

Over the past few weeks we have been studying about forgiveness as Jesus has presented it in Matthew 18. This week as we pray we focus on forgiveness. Remembering to forgive ourselves as well as others. This prayer is adapted from Worship for an Easter People vol. 3...

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Prayer Time: A Gaelic Poem for Peace

This prayer is taken from the book The Sun Dances: Prayers and Blessings from the Gaelic by Alexander Carmichael (1960). The Peace of God, the peace of men, the peace of Columba kindly, the peace of Mary mild, the loving, the peace of Christ, King of tenderness. The...

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Prayer Time: For Students

Loving God, as our children return to school we ask that you will watch over them. Keep them safe during this time of excitement and new opportunity. Bless the friendships they make, encourage them in learning and allow them to question the world around them. We give...

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Prayer Time: Prayers of Deliverance

Last night I received a prayer request for the situation in Iraq. A situation that has seen the Islamic State (IS) kill Christians and other minority groups if they do not convert or pay a tax. The email I received indicated that the IS had captured the city...

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Prayer Time: A Prayer of Blessing

Great God, you sent Jesus Christ that we might trust in him and live as his faithful followers. Uplift us when we stumble, steady us when we falter, that we might walk in righteousness and work for reconciliation in the way of Jesus Christ. Give us grace to be a...

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Prayer Time: Seeing Each Other as Brothers & Sisters

In my own devotional time I have been  reading the Book of Ruth. Ruth's words to Naomi in chapter 1: 16-17 caused me to reflect on much of the global crisis in a new way. In a manner that disregards self-interest for the needs of others. Ruth embodies the element of...

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St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church

St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Cobourg is part of the Presbyterian Church in Canada. The congregation was established in 1833 and continues to serve the community.

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