A Prayer for Easter April 13, 2022

A Prayer for Easter



Gracious and everlasting God, we celebrate the eternal gift of salvation through the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. We celebrate fresh eyes to see, a heart that understands, and hands that you have equipped to reach out to those who have yet to hear the amazing news of the empty tomb and the opening of paradise to all who believe.  May this be a time for us to start fresh and to truly live in the abundance of your grace.  As we celebrate down to our soul new life in you, we are also aware of the needs of our communities, nation, and world. We pray for the people of the Ukraine and all those everywhere whose lives have been upended by violence; may your peace intercede in those hearts and places for healing in body and spirit. We pray for those who inflict the evils of war, violence, hatred, and judgment upon others, that their hearts may be transformed by your grace and mercy for building up and not tearing down. We pray for our military, police, firefighters, and all who lay their lives on the line for the benefit of others. We pray for our medical community as they care for the needs of those who are sick. We pray for your churches throughout the world to rise to the grand calling of witnessing the Good News of you.  If ever we need you Jesus, it is now. We pray for those who hunger in body and spirit, that they may be filled. We pray for those who have yet to experience the Good News and the transforming power of the resurrection in their lives. Lord, “create in us a new heart,” that we may live life anew, shedding all the stuff in our lives that have held us back from being fully in love with you and sharing the same love with our neighbor. May we experience your presence as Easter people, redeemed by your presence, equipped and empowered by your Holy Spirit to witness this incredible news of you by our words and in all that we do now and always.  Amen.


A blessed Easter to you. May the presence of our Resurrected Savior Jesus Christ be with you now, even to the end of the age. You have been blessed more than you will ever know by the One who was victorious over the grace and has offered you yet another chance to live in the abundance of God’s grace, now and forever.

Pastor Tom



Our Sunday Summer Worship Schedule begins May 21, 2023. We will have one serve beginning at 10:00 AM. Our Saturday evening Service will start June 3, 2023 and be held outside in our pavilion at 5:00 pm.
Pastoral Visits:
If you would like a visit or would just like to talk, please let me know. Please
call or text me at 330-416-1817, call the church office at 440-327-8753, or email me at
fieldsumcpastor@gmail.com. As always, I am available to pray anytime, just give me a call. I
am here for you and honored to be your pastor. God is good all the time!
Pastor Tom Joyce
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The ministry of Jesus Christ continues though Fields especially during this time. If you are able to give, here are a few options:

Online: www.fieldsumc.org  tap “giving”

Text:    440-319-3537

Mail:  Fields United Methodist Church

34077 Lorain Rd.

North Ridgeville, Ohio  44039


Thank you for your prayers and support.


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