In prayer to the Virgin Mary, may we pray in gratitude for Divine Grace — Virtue as a gift from God for truth in mankind. May we help our family and friends live in remembrance for the resurrection of Jesus Christ and the Great Flood, so that we may live through the righteous hand of … Continued
Diocese of Toronto
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For an open, welcoming, dynamic, revolutionary, loving church where more people attend and realize the lessons to be learned; spread the word, receive words of comfort and inspiration; clarity about the church mission and objective – to know what is true.
We pray that: The worldwide Anglican Church continues to work to become more inclusive to all peoples An effort is made to reach young people through more public avenues We continue to reach out to the elderly, the shut-ins, the sick and the lonely, with loving communication and care Strong leadership remains a priority and … Continued
Lord, we love our church; especially when it radiates with joy, is inclusive, creates new disciples and has the courage to see your truth as through the eyes of our young people. We recognize our failings. As we look to a future in your loving arms, we see hope when, with your help, we right … Continued
Lord, help us to: Be open to all who come through our doors and more engaged with those in the in the wider community; Respond to the changing culture in which we find ourselves; Embrace more opportunities of connecting with and serving your people wherever you call us.
With Christ’s help, we pray for a new generation of young disciples to continue the church through the building-up our multi-generational community; and by being invitational and allowing people to accept Christ Jesus in their own time.
God of all hopefulness, we pray that the Church will continue to take bold steps forward, letting go of the fears of our past to embrace what could be in the imagination of the Holy and enlivening Spirit. Amen. Loving God, we pray for peace and unity in the Church, for how good and pleasant … Continued
“May our Church be a place where everyone is accepted as a beloved child of God, and Love of God, neighbour and self are not just preached but also practised. May it be a place where we can learn how to be loving towards one another, a place where people feel safe enough to share … Continued
Loving God, who binds us together in the Spirit and draws us into friendship with Jesus, may we reach out as courageous disciples to seek and serve Christ in all people, sharing the good news of the gospel and helping others become your faithful disciples.
Our heartfelt prayer for the Church is its continuance through the time we find ourselves in. The Church’s longevity is a manifestation of its greatness and truth, like a great piece of art and a thousand year old grove of olive trees. We pray for the Church to be strong for people to stay involved … Continued