Category Archives: Thoughts on Prayer

It is better to pray than to talk about praying, but here are some thoughts.

A pastoral statement on Manchester

Here we go again. More lives have been senselessly taken by an individual (at the writing of this statement no others are implicated) at the conclusion of a concert in Manchester, England with a distorted view of the world. Like … Continue reading

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“Just try not to fall asleep” a sermon for Holy Thursday

Then Jesus went with them to a place called Gethsemane; and he said to his disciples, ‘Sit here while I go over there and pray.’ He took with him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, and began to be … Continue reading

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PRAYER WALL FROM HYANNIS (min msg)

Praying from Bishop’s Convocation https://youtu.be/I-uMIOabzCg

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“Prayer and Persistence” a sermon on Luke 18:1-8

10/16/2016 Sermon on Luke 18:1-8 “Prayer and Persistence” St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT

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“THE JESUS WAY, PART 5: PRAYING” (min msg)

“The Jesus Way” is the Lutheran Outdoor Ministry theme for 2016. Here is my min msg on “PRAYING.” “‘And whenever you pray, do not be like the hypocrites; for they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at … Continue reading

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“PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY” (more than a St. Paul min…)

8 mins Sandi Linton and Pat Newborg on our Prayer Shawl Ministry and Blessing of the Graduates (with Prayer Shawls) St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT

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SEARCHING FOR WORDS AFTER ORLANDO

I have been thinking about what to say in light of the 49 dead and 50+ injured in Orlando this past weekend on June 11, 2016. What can I say? What can anyone say? What could we say together? Like … Continue reading

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