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Global Day of Prayer to end famine (WCC)

This was an initiative of the World Council of Churches in 2017 and repeated in 2018. Still trying to work out the specific date for 2019, but of course could be a focus anytime! O Lord, open our eyes;Help us … Continue reading

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World Council of Churches – Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

At least once a year, Christians are reminded of Jesus’ prayer for his disciples that “they may be one so that the world may believe” (see John 17.21). Hearts are touched and Christians come together to pray for their unity. … Continue reading

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New Year prayers and blessings

Resources: Songs for New Year on the Singing from the Lectionary website  ‘You don’t think your way into a new kind of living, you live your way into a new kind of thinking.’ (Source: Henri Nouwen, intro to Parker Palmer’s … Continue reading

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Postal Survey Prayers

And it’s YES! Postal Prayers – an Australian vote regarding Same Sex Marriage. 16 million ballot papers were posted out to determine how Australians feel about the question, “Should the law be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry?” Yes or … Continue reading

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International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church

An article by Elizabeth Kendal, an international religious liberty analyst and advocate. She serves as Director of Advocacy at Canberra-based Christian Faith and Freedom (CFF), and is an Adjunct Research Fellow at the Arthur Jeffery Centre for the Study of … Continue reading

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August 13 – prayers for peace (Korean Peninsula)

Uniting Church members are encouraged to join in prayers for the peaceful reunification of the Korean Peninsula. On Sunday, 13 August, 2017, Christians around the world will be praying for peace on the Korean Peninsula, which remains divided and without a formal … Continue reading

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Prayer for meetings

(adapted from Cheryl Lawrie, Hold This Space) We bring to this meeting all of who we are. This is both our greatest weakness and our greatest strength. We will have come with priorities that we might barely be aware of … Continue reading

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Lord’s Prayer – various

The Lord’s Prayer Our Father/Mother who art in heaven, Our Creator, you are all around us and within us. hallowed be thy name. We praise you with many different names. Thy kingdom come, thy will be done Help us live … 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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Prayers from a progressive perspective

Prayers from a progressive perspective…..http://www.christ-community.net/prayers/

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