Lakeside Church

Prayer

As a church family, we hold each other in prayer. Now more than ever, we are available to pray for and with each other. There is no greater honour.

Prayer Ministers

Our Prayer Team consists of Prayer Ministers who will pray with you when you need/want prayer. They are available in person on Sunday morning or by phone throughout the week. To request a phone call, text 226-400-2189 or fill out the prayer form.

Prayer Partners

Our Prayer Partners (or Intercessors) are people who are committed to praying for the needs of our community. Each week they receive requests in confidence and spend time in prayer. If you have a prayer request, click here or email prayer@lakesidechurch.ca.

PAUSE & PRAY

FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM FOR A NEW PRAYER EVERY WEDNESDAY. 
YOU CAN FIND PAST PRAYERS HERE AND OTHER PRAYER RESOURCES BELOW.

Prayer Resources

The Prayer Course

An eight week journey through the Lord's Prayer.

Unanswered Prayer Course

An opportunity to process life's most painful questions.

How to Pray

A Simple Guide for Normal People (by Pete Grieg)

God on Mute

Engaging the Silence of Unanswered Prayer (by Pete Greig)

Prayer

Finding the Heart's True Home (by Richard Foster)

Prayer

Does it Make Any Difference? (by Philip Yancey)

Prayers of Confession

God, I confess that I have sinned against you in thought, word and deed, by what I have done, and by what I have left undone. I have not loved you with my whole heart, I have not loved my neighbours as myself. I am truly sorry and I humbly repent. Amen.

Adapted from the Episcopal Book of Common Prayer

Oh God, I have hurt others, and I have been hurt. I have presumed upon others, and I have been presumed upon. I have taken others for granted, and I have been taken for granted. I have dishonoured others, and I have been dishonoured. As I receive your forgiveness for my wrongs (it helps to name them), I extend forgiveness to others who have wronged me. Thank you for your mercy and forgiveness. Amen.

Jesus, my sins are too heavy to carry, too real to hide, and too deep to undo. Forgive what my lips tremble to name and what my heart can no longer bear. Set me free from a past that I cannot change. Open me to a future in which I can be changed, and grant me grace to become more and more like you. Amen. 

Adapted from the PCUSA Book of Common Worship

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