Overview: The Prayers of the People Liturgist assists First Presbyterian Evanston in accomplishing its mission: To know Christ and to grow in him as we serve and make disciples in Evanston, the Chicago area, and the world. The person in this position ensures that meaningful prayers are offered in the worship services of FPCE. 


  • Information and requests have been gathered for inclusion in the prayer.
  • The prayer has been written in the week leading up to the worship service. 
  • The prayer has been practiced before Sunday worship. 
  • The prayer has been offered during the worship service. 

Relationships, Team Composition:

The Prayers of the People Liturgist reports to the Director of Worship and Music and is part of a rotating team of 13 members who serve about once per quarter. 

Time Commitment: 2 Hours per Time

Special Talents, Skills Preferred: Desire to serve others through prayer, heart of worship, willingness to read in front of people, discerning. 

Resources, Training Provided: Prayers of the People workshop, pastoral feedback available as prayers are being composed.

Hannah McConnell

Volunteer job description written 4/14/2021
Revised 5/05/2022