Intercession, Prayers Of Church, Urban

A Simple Prayer Of The Church

Lord God heavenly Father,
Thank you that we can come just as we are,
Thank you that we are welcome before your throne of Grace, Thank you for this gift of prayer.

Lord in your mercy… Hear our prayer.

God of all creation,
We thank you for rivers and streams, lakes and the sea…

We pray for all those who farm and grow produce… We pray for rain in the right place and time…
We pray for those who face loss through drought…

Lord in your mercy… Hear our prayer.

Holy Spirit, come and fill our lives, We pray for those who suffer,
We name them in our hearts now…

We pray for those who are abused or oppressed. We name them before you now…

Holy Spirit, teach us compassion and mercy. Lord in your mercy… Hear our prayer.

Lord God we pray for those who lead.

We ask that you would protect and guide Our pastors, leaders and teachers.

We pray for those who govern,
For our all in government – that they may seek justice for all.

Lord God we pray for those who do not know your love.

Right now before you we name someone who we want to come to you…

Lord in your mercy… Hear our prayer.

Risen Lord Jesus,
Thank you that it doesn’t all depend on us.
We need your new life flowing through our veins.
Thank you for your presence with us in bread and wine.

Lord in your mercy… Hear our prayer.
All these prayers we bring in the name of Christ. Amen.