Prayer for Healing

Spirit of God, Enter the lives of your much loved children. Come with your healing, your peace and your power. We ask now for your transforming power And love to touch us in all our needs. May Christ bring us wholeness of body, mind and spirit, Deliver us from every...

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Praying Psalm 130

The Psalms have long been a refuge for prayer. A place of praise and lament the writers of the Psalms have provided us with a template on how to approach God openly and honestly.  Psalm 130: 1-4 reads: Out of the depths I cry to you, Lord; Lord, hear my voice. Let...

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Prayer for Advent

Eternal God, During this time of Advent We remember Mary & Joseph. We give thanks for their obedience, For travelling great distance, during trying times. During this time of Advent We remember all those Who travel out of necessity, Hoping to discover a better,...

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A Prayer for Peace

This past Sunday we lit the candle of Peace. During Advent we prepare ourselves with the coming birth of Jesus Christ, our Saviour. Jesus is the Prince of Peace and we pray for peace in our world and amongst all people.    Give peace in our time, O Lord: Peace and...

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Speaking Out In Prayer

My daily devotional recently took me to the Book of Proverbs, Speak out for those who cannot speak, For the rights of all the destitute. Speak out, judge righteously, Defend the rights of the poor and needy. - Proverbs 31: 8-9 Recently, I have had the privilege to...

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Paradox Blessing

May God bless you with discomfort at easy answers, half-truths, superficial relationships, so that you will live deep within your heart. May God bless you with anger at injustice, oppression and exploitation of people, so that you will work for justice, equity and...

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Praying with the Spirit

Sometimes when I pray, I utter the words, but I do not feel or think them. Sometimes when I pray, I utter the words, thinking about what I say, but not feeling. Sometimes when I pray, I utter the words, and I both think and feel what I say. An act of will cannot make...

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Prayer: Where is Joy?

As the hand is made for holding, And the eye for seeing, You have fashioned us for joy. Share with us the vision that Shall find it everywhere. And, when our song of joy dies down to silence, Come, hold our powerlessness with love! Then shall our fear be gone, And our...

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Prayer for Simplicity

Gracious God, we have come to this service by many different roads - in more sense than one. For each of us part of the journey has been along a private road; each of us is ignorant of what the others have been through; and so we cannot help arriving here to a large...

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Prayer for Life

Creator God, We place our life in your hands. Out of the dirt your formed us, Before we were born you had plans for us. Plans to prosper us, for a future, for hope. As your children instill a deep respect in us for creation. Allow us to care for all aspects of the...

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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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