Group 2 Gracious God you bless us in our community life together and through it we are joined to the wider church. May your people reach out to be welcoming and inclusive, especially desiring to reach the youth of our generation. Help us in our anxiousness about the future of our church. Amen
Diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island
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Group 3 Living God your teachings guide us to desire love, peace and unity. With your Spirit among us we honour the dignity of all and greet our brothers and sisters across our denominations and interfaith groups with welcome and peace. Help us to see the universality of your teaching and help the church to … Continued
Gracious God guide and strengthen your church in following your commandment to love one another. Help us in that love to be relevant, inclusive and faithful as we honor the dignity of all your children. In your name we pray. Amen.
Living God, we pray for our church, for people of all ages and backgrounds, that we may feel your grace, and that we may have open hearts and minds, that all our works will bear much fruit in the building up of your kingdom. We pray that the church and the world maybe moved by … Continued
Heavenly Father, lead us on your path to learn how we can love each other as Your son loved us. Give us the faith to restore Your church to its former greatness. Amen. Heavenly Father, we ask for your guidance as we look to the future of our church as a whole. We pray for … Continued
We come before you with eyes open to see the struggles of your church and the struggles of the world. God give us courage to go and do in order that we may cultivate, taste and see the fruit of your love in the world. Bring us to a place in time where together we … Continued
To expand our congregation to the broader community, for all of us to find peace and have respect and compassion for each other.
That we care for each other and survive as a Christian faith.
Please God, give us the strength and guidance to follow your vision for us in your eyes.
Love one another. Reach out to others in love, leaving no one behind. Reach out your hands in welcome to everyone.
To maintain the momentum already established and to increase participation and encouragement for new members to join our family.
Dear Father in Heaven, We thank you for the blessings of this day, for the love of our parish family which keeps us strong and gives us hope.
Holy and loving God, we pray that you will help us to light a fire in people’s hearts that will burn beyond the institutions of our church. We pray that we will learn to talk more about our faith, and will learn to become a more welcoming and inclusive community to everyone. We know that … Continued
Heavenly Father, we pray that our church will always be a safe and welcoming place to those who are searching and questioning what your love means to them. We pray that you help those who are following you to show others who you are, that you are loving and forgiving. We pray that those who … Continued
Loving God who came and lived as one of us, Help us to remember who we are and why we are here. Help us to remember what things are important, what things you call us to do. We are so thankful for the times when our church has sought out, lifted up, and celebrated young … Continued