The following prayer was written by Fr. Dennis Rhodes while he was Rector of the Nativity of the Holy Virgin Orthodox Church in Waterbury, CT, and was offered during divine services during their first ONCD cycle in 2009-2010.
O Lord of the harvest, who planted the seed of Your Word in us and watered it with Your grace, look upon us now as we work to prepare the soil of our hearts so that the seed may grow and produce fruit in abundance, both in us and in our parish community. (more...)
A Petition for the Litany of Fervent Supplication
Inspired by Acts 2:42-47, esp. the last verse:
"Again we pray that the Lord would add daily to this church those who are being saved."
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Parishes currently using or preparing to use ONCD:
St. John Forerunner
McKees Rocks, PA
Holy Trinity (2nd)
State College, PA
Archangel Michael (2nd)
Port Washington, NY
Holy Resurrection (2nd)
Nativity of the Virgin
Christ the Savior
St. John Theologian (3rd)
Parishes that have previously taken the NCD Survey:
St. John the Baptist
Broadview Heights, OH
St. John the Forerunner
Palos Hills, IL
Fort Wayne, IN