G – Prayers for Saturday

Prayers for Today: morning, midday and day’s end by Christina White, UK   Day’s Beginning O God, You have birthed the world And us. You have washed us, Dressed us, Fed us, Set us on our way in the school of life. Give us courage to stand strong, To meet all that comes our way […]

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Prayers of thanks — Katherine Baxter, UK

As we go about our busy and frenetic lives we thank you for your on-going unfailing love, that at times we almost forget is there. We thank you, that you are always present in our lives, behind and before us. Your love is so great that we know you will never let us down, you […]

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Prayers for 1 July, Pentecost 6, Year B — Ana Gobledale, UK

Prayers for our World (Intercession) In response to Mark 5:21-43 We turn to God, reaching out through our prayers of intercession, lifting up those near and far, known and stranger, trusting that even if our entreaties but touch the hem of the divine garment, they will be heard. Pray with me. God, thank you for […]

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Prayer of Confession — Katherine Baxter, UK

You call us to be your voices in this world and we stay silent. You call us to be your hands in this world and we keep them hidden. You call us to be your feet in this world and we go our own way. You call us to stand up for our faith And […]

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Wisdom Words

Words to move us from indecision to certainty, from doubt to trust, from unknowing to knowing . . . Explore these resources to discover ‘Wisdom Words’ relevant to your experience and situation, to use in both group worship and personal devotions.   Newest posts . . . (images link to posts)   Alphabetical archive of all […]

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Gratitude words

Words of thanks and gratitude illuminate the path of life. Explore these resources to discover ‘Gratitude Words’ relevant to your experience and situation.     Newest posts . . . (images link to posts)   Alphabetical archive of all ‘Gratitude Words’ resources . . .

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Prayer for peace, Order of St Luke — Australia

Dearest Friend, gentle Spirit, breath of live, source of our being, from the peacefulness of silence, the silence that preceded Creation, your Word entered the void and said, “Let there be light.” This afternoon we sit mindful that we are kin and covenanted to that Word and to your light. We are grateful to you, […]

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Prayer response to violence, 1 John 4:20

Adapted from a prayer written by Revd Terri Hord Owens, USA, originally forged in response to peaceful demonstrations and violent response in Charlottesville, North Carolina USA. God of Love, our hearts break at the violence in our world, the loss of life, the dishonoring of children of God, the vile insults hurled and the wounds of […]

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Soar, a poem — Nicola Slee, Australia:

Used with permission, from Nicola’s book, Seeking the Risen Christa (SPCK, 2011)  which can be purchased at Amazon.   Such a fast one You came running towards us Over the morning grass Then off, off forth on swing Sweeping smooth on a big wind Out of our sight I want to come with you Fly with […]

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Invocation: Drum beat Prayer for Divine Rhythm

Might be used as an opening meditation  at a confessional reflective service such as Ash Wednesday or Good Friday. Can be read by a single voice, multiple voices or responsively   Start in Silence. A drumbeat begins, getting louder than softer. The drumbeat tapers off into a soft background beat for the prayer.   Reader:  […]

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Prayer of adoration — Louise Gough, UK

Loving God who conceived life, originates ingenuity, embraces individuality, welcomes everyone, celebrates diversity, encourages unity, offers serenity, gifts simplicity, lavishes compassion, we worship you!   Living Jesus who breathes our air, walks our streets, feels our pain, sheds tears, enjoys company, bubbles with laughter, holds our hands, we worship you!   Gentle Spirit who strengthens […]

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Prayers for Today — Christina White, UK

Day’s Beginning O God, You have birthed the world And us. You have washed us, Dressed us, Fed us, Set us on our way in the school of life. Give us courage to stand strong, To meet all that comes our way with kindness, Learn from all with an open heart, And remember always That […]

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Prayers of Confession

  Words seeking the deepest places Words for rigorous honesty Words to cleanse the spirit, mind and soul     Newest posts . . . (images link to posts)   Alphabetical archive of all ‘Words of Confession’ resources . . .     Featured image:  Holocaust Memorial, San Francisco, California USA

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F – Prayers for Friday

Prayers for Friday Solidarity with Creation From A Daily Prayer Series by Lawrence Moore, UK   Preparation: a candle or tea light. Suggestion: say the prayers aloud Reflecting on the universe You promised us the earth and you delivered. You gave us a home – a dwelling of delight; a good place to be. You gave […]

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B – Prayers for Monday

Monday – New Creation from a Daily Prayer Series by Lawrence Moore, UK Meditation God is making all things new. The old things are passing away: death, sorrow, crying, pain. The wolf and the lamb will feed together, the lion shall eat straw like the ox. Swords will be made into ploughshares. Justice and peace […]

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Advent prayer — Open our hearts

God, open our hearts so we are ready for the messengers you may send to us. Help us to find your message in a world that needs it more than ever. — Erik Mason, Cairn Christian Church, Colorado USA

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