Offertory Prayers and Invitation for December 2017
Magnificent God, you created the universe, and your wisdom shines through the laws of nature that we discern. In the incarnation of your Son Jesus Christ, you worked a miracle to bring salvation. Through your awesome deeds, you light an inextinguishable hope in our hearts. Help our congregation to work together in new ways to tell others your amazing good news. May our tithes and offerings support your work through our outreach ministries. We pray in Jesus’ name. Amen. (Isaiah 64:1-9) Offertory Prayers and Invitation for December 2017 »
Offertory Prayers and Invitation for November 2017
God, our helper, you are our great joy! Your Holy Spirit enlightens the minds and hearts of your people. Thank you for always encouraging us to draw near to you in prayer and worship. In times of trouble or concern, we find hope and peace in your presence. Guide our congregation to share the warmth and good news of your love in ministries with people in our wider community. Receive these tithes and offerings in the name of Jesus Christ, our risen Lord. Amen. (Psalm 43) Offertory Prayers and Invitation for November 2017 »
Offertory Prayers and Invitation for October 2017
Almighty God, your wondrous creation testifies to your wisdom. We are in awe of you as we witness an eclipse or a glorious sunset. When a hurricane causes destruction, we ponder your power and feel vulnerable. We would be lost without your life-giving word! Thank you for befriending us in Christ, your word made flesh. May your Spirit give us a loving, childlike heart to reflect your kindness each day. Receive our offerings in Jesus’ name. Amen. (Psalm 19) Offertory Prayers and Invitation for October 2017 »
Offertory Prayers and Invitation for September 2017
Living God, you miraculously used the burning bush to attract the attention of Moses. Just as the bush was on fire but not destroyed, so you sustain those you call to fulfill your purposes. Thank you for responding to the needs of your people and nurturing new leaders. By your Holy Spirit, help us to trust you completely as we seek to spend our lives following Jesus, your Son. Let us be bold witnesses of your amazing power and love. We offer you these monetary gifts for the work of your church here and around the world, through Jesus Christ. Amen. (Exodus 3:1-15) Offertory Prayers and Invitation for September 2017 »
Offertory Prayers and Invitation for August 2017
O Lord, our God, your wisdom is beyond our understanding. You are the source of all goodness. Yet we chase after things of this world that do not satisfy. We spend our money foolishly and wonder why we still hunger in spirit. Thank you for patiently calling us to trust you with our whole heart. Refresh us by your Holy Spirit so that we may lead others to you. We give these offerings in the name of Jesus Christ, who multiplied the loaves and fish so that everyone had more than their fill. Amen. (Isaiah 55:1-5) Offertory Prayers and Invitation for August 2017 »
Offertory Prayers and Invitation for July 2017
Faithful God, we worship you with grateful hearts, for you have brought us from death to life! We are awed that you gave your beloved Son Jesus for our salvation. He is the lamb you provided, the perfect offering to take away the sins of the world. Help us to share your kindness every day. By your Spirit, may our church’s ministries bring hope and new life to our neighbors. We dedicate these tithes and offerings in Jesus’ name. Amen. (Genesis 22; Romans 6) Offertory Prayers and Invitation for July 2017 »
Offertory Prayers and Invitation for June 2017
Holy God, thank you for sending your Spirit, the Spirit of the risen Christ, from heaven. Help us to be like the early disciples, praying patiently as we wait for your guidance and power. Fill our hearts and minds with your gifts of faith, hope, and love. May our conversations with people of every language and culture around us witness to your grace and mercy. We dedicate ourselves and our offerings to your good purposes in the world through our church’s mission by the power of your Spirit. We pray in Jesus’ name. Amen. (Acts 2:1-21) Offertory Prayers and Invitation for June 2017 »
Offertory Prayers and Invitation for May 2017
Dear Lord, our God, you guide us as a loving shepherd. In your presence, our spirits are renewed. In your wisdom, we discover peace. In fellowship together, we find ways to share your good news with others. As we enjoy your blessings, help us to give from our abundance with glad and generous hearts. We dedicate these tithes and offerings in the name of Jesus, the Good Shepherd who laid down his life for his flock. Amen. (Psalm 23; Acts 2:42-47) Offertory Prayers and Invitation for May 2017 »
Offertory Prayers and Invitation for April 2017
Living God, you are the Holy One of Israel. Our world cries out in pain, as children and adults bear heavy loads of injustice and sorrow. You respond with great assurance: ‘I am your Savior; I will give you a new life!’ Thank you for including us in the work of your church to bring help and renewal to people here and around the globe. Use our lives and these offerings to share the good news of your Spirit’s gracious, healing power. We pray through Christ, our risen Lord. Amen. (Ezekiel 37:1-14) Offertory Prayers and Invitation for April 2017 »
Offertory Prayers and Invitation for March 2017
Forgiving God, you bring us the joy of salvation! Your steadfast love surrounds those who trust you. We are grateful that you nurture us with your Word. By your Spirit, help our congregation draw closer to you, even as we reach out to share your good news with our neighbors. We dedicate our tithes and offerings in the name of your faithful Son, Jesus Christ. Amen. (Psalm 32) Offertory Prayers and Invitation for March 2016 »
Offertory Prayers and Invitation for February 2017
God, our provider, we marvel that you care for each individual personally. Thank you for giving Joseph dreams for guidance and a trusting heart to follow you. Help us to discern the nudges and leading of your Holy Spirit. May we take action swiftly in response to your call to compassion for people in need. Bless them in practical ways through our church’s ministries. We dedicate our tithes and offerings in the name of Jesus. Amen. (Matthew 2:13-23). Offertory Prayers and Invitation for February 2017 »
Offertory Prayers and Invitation for January 2017
Our Heavenly Father, with great kindness you lead your people. You give wisdom to help us recognize Christ as the Lord of glory. Enlighten us by your Spirit to discern how to use the gifts that you have bestowed on us. May all of our church’s ministries serve as channels of your powerful grace to people in need of help. We dedicate these tithes and offerings through Jesus Christ, our risen Lord. Amen. (1 Corinthians 2:1-16). Offertory Prayers and Invitation for January 2017 »
The following prayer is short and sweet, and is perfect for a new baby’s baptism.
A Baptismal Prayer
In your love you have called us to know you,
led us to trust you,
and bound our life with yours.
Surround this child with your love,
protect it from evil.
Fill it with the holy spirit and
receive it into the family of your church,
that it may walk with us in the way of Christ,
and grow in the knowledge of your love.
A Rhyming Baptismal Prayer
You’re taking this step of faith. In obedience to the Lord
To be baptized in His precious name, And heed the Masters call
To rise up with faith in God. And go where He may leadTo
share Gods love to everyone, And touch them in their need
May God pour out His blessings. Upon your life todaySo you
may walk in His abundance, As you commit to Him your way
Keep on trusting in the Lord. No matter what you face
And keep your eyes on Jesus Christ, And live in His sweet grace.
Bible Verses about Baptism
“I baptize you with water for repentance, but he who is coming after me is mightier than I, whose sandals I am not worthy to carry. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.”
Check out what the bible has to say about baptism with this collection of Bible Verses about Baptisms
Read Bible Verses about Babies
“When a woman is giving birth, she has sorrow because her hour has come, but when she has delivered the baby, she no longer remembers the anguish, for joy that a human being has been born into the world.
Click here to read more Bible Verses about Babies
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Thank you and God Bless!