Anabaptist Prayer Book

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Take Our Moments and Our Days: An Anabaptist Prayer Book

We invite you to share in a form of prayer that originated in the earliest Christian times and has continued through the centuries.

The distinctive Anabaptist flavor of this collection of daily prayers is evident in the predominance of Jesus' voice, the space for communal reflection on scripture, and the specific choices of Bible readings. We offer these services in the hope that you will find in them a way of prayer through which the voice of Jesus will pervade your whole day.

Two Volumes for the Church Year

Volume I of Take Our Moments and Our Days is designed for Ordinary Time with a four-week cycle of morning and evening prayers. These draw on the Lord's Prayer, the Beatitudes, parables and miracles.

Volume II of Take Our moments and Our Days includes morning and evening prayers for the seasons of Advent. Christmas, Epiphany, Lent, Holy Week, Easter and Pentecost

Using the prayer book: Each volume has helpful information in the Preface, Introduction and Notes on the importance of daily prayer, how to pray with others, how these prayer services are organized and ways to use these services in different settings. Please read these beginning sections of the volumes as you begin exploring Take Our Moments and Our Days.

2011 Worship Leader Editor's Pick

Each October, Worship Leader magazine selects "the most notable resources that have affected worship leaders and their teams in the past year." In 2011, Take Our Moments and Our Days was included in the list of editor's choices for devotionals. Read the October 2011 issue for the complete list (see page 22).

Purchasing Copies

To purchase copies of either volume, you may contact:

Contact the Committee

You may contact the editorial committee via email.
Barbara Nelson Gingerich will receive and respond to your message.

Editorial Committee:

  • Arthur Paul Boers
  • Barbara Nelson Gingerich
  • Eleanor Kreider, John Rempel
  • Mary H. Schertz
  • Willard M. Swartley

Rights reserved. Do not copy and/or distribute the prayer book content for sale or profit.


Take Our Moments and Our Days Volume 2


Take Our Moments and Our Days Volume 1