Category: Prayer of the Week

Prayer of the Week 8 October 2017

Loving God, we cannot earn your love.
You lived, died and rose for us.
All that we do is as nothing in comparison.
We draw near in faith, for we long to know you.
We offer our righteousness, because we want to sincerely love you.
We enter your holiness, for we desperately want to become like Jesus Christ our saviour.

Amen

Prayer of the Week 1 October 2017

Loving God; we come into your presence with humility, seeking your mercy.
We come into your presence rejoicing, for your love for us is steadfast.
We come into your presence in confident hope,
for you will guide us in the truth by your spirit in Jesus name.

Amen

Prayer of the Week 24 September 2017

Lord we come to your house with love in our hearts, praise on our lips, intent on worship.
We come to offer our time and our thoughts to you.
We come to receive your comfort and your challenge to us. Lord, unite our prayers and our worship, that your name may be glorified in Jesus name.

Amen

Prayer of the Week 17 September 2017

We have come into your holiness because you have invited us.
We come joyfully into your presence because of the warmth of your welcome.
We come in penitence because of what we have done and said.
We come expectantly because you are the God who forgives.
We come into your holiness.

Amen

Prayer of the Week 10 September 2017

Thank you, loving God, that you are with us in community, and that, through your presence, we are strengthened by each other. Lord we are sorry that we keep your ways and your love to ourselves; that we do not challenge others when they stray from your ways; that we do not act as sentinels for your word in our community; that we fail to condemn what is wrong, and uphold what is right. Forgive us, and give us wisdom, strength and courage to be faithful guardians of your way in Jesus name

Amen

Prayer of the Week 3 September 2017

Receive us, gracious God, as we come with expectations, and with fears; with joys, and with sorrows; with faith, and with doubt. Receive us, challenge us; and grant us your peace this day as we worship and praise you together.

Amen

Prayer of the Week 27 August 2017

Creator God; we thank you for walking with us through the seasons of our lives; when it’s light and when it’s dark. By your Spirit, help us each day to lead lives that are pleasing to you and mindful of our neighbours in Jesus’ name

Amen

Prayer of the Week 20 August 2017

Heavenly Father, the source of all truth and love, keep us faithful to the teachings of Our Lord, that we may remain united in prayer and fellowship and one in joy and simplicity of heart.
Amen