Category Archives: Topical prayers

Elections

(Australian Federal elections 18th May 2019) A prayer from Common GraceGod of love, mercy, justice and compassion. Thank you for the privilege we have to take part in public debate and a democratic process. We admit that it is easy … Continue reading

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Domestic violence

National Domestic Violence Remembrance Day is a day to remember those who have died and the ones left behind due to domestic and family violence.┬áIn Australia the (tentative) date (until confirmed) is the first Sunday in May. Fixing her eyes … Continue reading

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Suicide: it’s no secret

Given the need in general, but particularly in the light of reports of the deaths of prominent people in the media who have taken their own lives, this may be a prayer to offer… From a Recovering Sucidalic Christ of … Continue reading

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A prayer for communities devastated by fires

Rev Cathie Lambert wrote this prayer in 2011 when fires devastated the Margaret River region. It may be adapted for prayers for others this week as we remember communities in Alberta devastated by the huge fire that has seen 80,000+ … Continue reading

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Olympics 2012

Paul Sheppy (UK) wrote this prayer after reflecting on the opening ceremony: ‘As I watched the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games, I rejoiced in the creativity and discipline which marks all Olympiads. And I thought of the motto: citius, … Continue reading

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