Links to Prayers From the Online Book of Common Prayers

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Prayers for the World

1. For Joy in God’s Creation
2. For all Sorts and Conditions of Men
3. For the Human Family
4. For Peace
5. For Peace among the Nations
6. For our Enemies

Prayers for the Church

7. For the Church
8. For the Mission of the Church
9. For Clergy and People
10. For the Diocese
11. For the Parish
12. For a Church Convention of Meeting
13. For the Election of a Bishop or other Minister
14. For the Unity of the Church
15. For those about to be Baptized or to renew their Baptismal
16. For Monastic Orders and Vocations
17. For Church Musicians and Artists
Prayers for the Ordained Ministry are on pages 205 and 256

Prayers for National Life

18. For our Country
19. For the President of the United States and all in Civil
20. For Congress or a State Legislature
21. For Courts of Justice
22. For Sound Government
23. For Local Government
24. For an Election
25. For those in the Armed Forces of our Country
26. For those who Suffer for the sake of Conscience

Prayers for the Social Order

27. For Social Justice
28. In Times of Conflict
29. For Agriculture
30. For the Unemployed
31. For Schools and Colleges
32. For the Good Use of Leisure
33. For Cities
34. For Towns and Rural Areas
35. For the Poor and Neglected
36. For the Oppressed
37. For Prisons and Correctional Institutions
38. For the Right Use of God’s Gifts
39. For those who Influence Public Opinion
Prayers for Industry and Labor are on pages 208210,
259, and 261.

Prayers for the Natural Order

40. For Knowledge of God’s Creation
41. For the Conservation of Natural Resources
42. For the Harvest of Lands and Waters
43. For Rain
44. For the Future of the Human Race

Prayers for Family and Personal Life

45. For Families
46. For the Care of Children
47. For Young Persons
48. For Those Who Live Alone
49. For the Aged
50. For a Birthday
51. For a Birthday
52. For the Absent
53. For Travelers
54. For those we Love
55. For a Person in Trouble or Bereavement
56. For the Victims of Addiction
57. For Guidance
58. For Guidance
59. For Quiet Confidence
60. For Protection
61. A Prayer of Self-Dedication
62. A Prayer attributed to St. Francis
Prayers for the sick are on pages 458-461.
Prayers for the dying are on pages 462-465.
Prayers for the dead are on pages 202,253,487, and 503.

Other Prayers

63. In the Evening
64. Before Worship
65. For the Answering of Prayer
66. Before Receiving Communion
67. After Receiving Communion
68. After Worship
69. After Sunday
70. Grace at Meals
Prayers for Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and for morning and evening are
on pages 566998, and 123.

General Thanksgivings

1. A General Thanksgiving
2. A Litany of Thanksgiving

Thanksgivings for the Church

3. For the Mission of the Church
4. For the Saints and Faithful Departed

Thanksgivings for National Life

5. For the Nation
6. For Heroic Service

Thanksgivings for the Social Order

7. For the Diversity of Races and Cultures

Thanksgivings for the Natural Order

8. For the Beauty of the Earth
9. For the Harvest


Thanksgivings for Family and Personal Life

10. For the Gift of a Child
11. For the Restoration of Health
Thanksgivings for the departed are on pages 487-489 and 503-504.
The term “Various Occasions” in the following pages refers to the
numbered Collects beginning on pages 199 and 251.

Other Prayers of Interest:

Nicene Creed:

Prayer attributed to St. Francis:

Prayers from The Online Book of Prayers for your Use:

The Confession of Sin:

The Lord’s Prayer: