The bestselling Intercessions Handbook has been written to meet the challenges of the vital task of leading prayers in public worship. Easy to adapt to most situations, this volume contains a wealth of creative suggestions for enlivening prayers.
The book is designed for use in a wide range of formal and informal settings, offering practical examples of intercessions in traditional services, all-age worship, small groups as well as personal devotions.
John Pritchard is Bishop of Oxford and was formerly Bishop of Jarrow. He was archdeacon of Canterbury and, before that, Warden of Cranmer Hall, Durham. He has served in parishes in Birmingham and Taunton, and has been Diocesan Youth Officer for Bath and Wells Diocese.
Books by John include The Intercessions Handbook, The Second Intercessions Handbook, Beginning Again, How to Pray, Living Easter Through the Year, How to Explain your Faith, The Life and Work of a Priest and Going to Church: A user’s guide. He is married to Wendy and has two married daughters.
An excellent resource taking us through the problems and challenges of intercessory prayer. It has humour and helps us to clarify our thoughts on how we ought and ought not to pray.
gives a wealth of ideas for praying, in different types of services, for different situations
- Church Times