Advent vestry prayer — UK

Bless us this advent Sunday.

Thank you for the joy we find spending time with one another as the excitement of Jesus’s birth becomes infectious.

Bless us and those taking part in the service and give them courage, peace and strength to overcome any nerves.

Let us celebrate this special Sunday together as the family that resides here in  __________________(Name of church or gathered community).

May we take this growing love with us beyond today out into the community in which we work and live.

Amen.