For the One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic Church, that she may be a constant and faithful witness to truth, justice, and mercy in the world, let us pray to the Lord.
For our leaders in local, state, and national government, that a firm dedication to life and the dignity of all may guide them in their work, let us pray to the Lord.
For the sick and sorrowful; for those who mourn; and for those who suffer spiritual or physical oppression, that they may find freedom and comfort in the embrace of Christ’s love and mercy, let us pray to the Lord.
For the people Raytown and the surrounding communities, that we all may live in peace and harmony, let us pray to the Lord.
For the farmers, the gardeners, and all who toil to bring forth an abundant harvest, that their fields be blessed with ample rain and calm weather let us pray to the Lord.
For our service men and women in the armed forces, that all may return home soon and in safety, let us pray to the Lord.
And for a respect for all human persons from conception until a natural death, and for an increased awareness of the dignity of the human person, created in the likeness and image of God, let us pray to the Lord.