Collect Prayer form

Public prayer is often built upon the collect form.  Learning this form can help you lead prayer extemporaneously at any time.

The Office of Theology and Worship has put together resources for a mini-course on worship that can be used for Commissioned Lay Pastor education, study for worship ordination exams, elder education, and/or a Christian education course on worship. See the full collection of these resources.

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  1. The Chaplain in our Retirement residence has asked me to do the Pastoral Prayer at our Sunday morning Inter-faith Services of Worship. I have been using a Prayer Journal which I have compiled over the years -listing my favorite prayers as an Elder in the United Church of Canada. I have selected yourTWO prayers for THIS Sunday--Passion/Psalm Sunday. I would greatly appreciate, if you could add my name to your mailing or e-mail listing-- for assistance in developing' meaningful' prayers for praying-- in a public worship Service setting.. We attended First Presbyterian Church in Naples,Fla for many winters, and I have been a Communion Elder and a Stephen Minister at Timothy Eaton Memorial Church (United Church)- -in Toronto,Ontario. Fyi Blessings, William Woods, 2245 Lawrence Ave West, Apt 5107, Etobicoke, Ontario, M9P 3W3.

    by William Woods

    April 12, 2014