All Things Are Ready
Communion Prayers for the Church Year and Pastoral Occasions
Peter Andrew Smith

Price: $11.95

ISBN: 0788024876
Size: 5.5 x 8.5
Pages: 94
Make your celebration of the Lord's Supper flow together with music and other liturgical elements with this stimulating collection of communion prayers. Peter Andrew Smith incorporates imagery and themes from lectionary scripture texts, church seasons, and special pastoral occasions into these eloquent prayers, allowing you to design seamless worship experiences in which the Eucharist reflects and reinforces the focus of the entire service. There are 35 responsive settings of pre-communion prayers for a variety of times throughout the year, including church seasons, seasons of the year, confirmation, stewardship, and more, as well as seven brief post-communion prayers. This volume will be a cherished resource for any pastor or worship planner.

We do thank and praise you, Loving God, for the richness of the gifts you have given us. You have given us the bounty of creation, the bold colors of autumn, the cycles of nature, and the wonder of the earth around us. You have richly blessed us with a world of life and beauty.
(excerpt from "Autumn")

Peter Andrew Smith is a pastor in the United Church of Canada who currently serves in Quispamsis, New Brunswick. Smith is also a freelance writer of both fiction and nonfiction in several genres. His devotions have appeared in The Upper Room and United Online, and his stories have been in numerous publications, including The Drabbler and Storyteller. Smith is a graduate of the University of New Brunswick and Atlantic School of Theology.