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Offertory Prayers and Invitation 2011

Offertory Prayers for December 2011

Gracious God, we offer you thanks and praise for this season of anticipation, this season of Advent. As we prepare for the birth of your son, we share our tithes and offerings with the joy and excitement that is common as one anticipates the birth of a new child. Offertory Prayers for December 2011

Offertory Prayers for November 2011

Lord of Wisdom, we faithfully believe in the promise of your Heavenly Kingdom. Yet we allow our personal living to determine our personal giving. Enable us to be generous givers whose giving is not controlled by our personal wants. Offertory Prayers for November 2011

Offertory Prayers for October 2011

Almighty God, you gave us your commandments and asked us to live according to your holy will. As part of your design for honorable living, we participate in this simple act of giving. We dedicate ourselves to living lives of honesty and peace. Offertory Prayers for October 2011

Offertory Prayers for September 2011

Generous and loving God, we pray that these gifts may be part of our witness, our testimony to our love for you and the abundance with which we have been blessed. Offertory Prayers for September 2011

Offertory Prayers for August 2011

Heavenly Father, we, like Peter, have our doubts and our concerns about our abilities. As we consecrate these gifts to your service, help us do so in an attitude of trust and faith, knowing that miracles far greater than walking on water can still happen in your church. Offertory Prayers for August 2011

Offertory Prayers for July 2011

In feeding the five thousand, Jesus showed us that while we may see scarcity, there is true abundance in the Kingdom. Loving God, we ask that by putting our trust in you, all in our world will be satisfied. Offertory Prayers for July 2011

Offertory Prayers for June 2011

God of all Power and Might: The magnificent wonder of Resurrection is still pondered in our minds and hearts. Just as you raised Jesus, your Beloved, to life once more, so too have you given to us the freshness and fullness of new life. We rejoice in our hearts for that gift; and in that rejoicing, we bring forth our own gifts of hope and promise. Offertory Prayers for June 2011

Offertory Prayers for May 2011

God of our life journeys, you can turn our despair into joy, our sorrow into recognition of your living presence. Thank you for your love that conquers even death! Offertory Prayers for May 2011

Offertory Prayers for April 2011

We bring these gifts in gratitude for the love with which you have claimed us and the hope you have inspired in our hearts. Offertory Prayers for April 2011

Offertory Prayers for March 2011

God of Jesus Christ, the Transfigured One, you alone are shining sovereign over all our history and all future possibilities. We are awed by your living presence that breaks through our surface existence and less-than-significant obsessions. Offertory Prayers for March 2011

Offertory Prayers for February 2011

God, you are our Light: the primordial light of the cosmos, in Jesus Christ the Light of the world, and through the Spirit the Light within us all. You have told us to claim your Light and live in such a way that it shines through all that we do. Offertory Prayers for February 2011

Offertory Prayers for January 2011

Holy God, we thank you for the freedom to choose to turn to you by caring for those who are vulnerable in our midst. Offertory Prayers for January 2011

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