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A prayer for the G7 summit

The nations that are meeting in June as part of G7 include Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Of these nations, all seven are top-ranked countries for the highest net wealth per capita, all … Continue reading

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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 16-23 May 2021

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  (scroll down for more music resources) Jesus, You are the light in our darkness. You bring grace in our sinfulness, peace in our strife, joy in our sadness, … Continue reading

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International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (IDOP) – first Sunday in Nov

IDOP is recognised on the first Sunday in November each year, dedicated to the saints and martyrs of the Christian faith and for persecuted communities. IDOP website here.In 2020 this falls on November 1st, which is also the closest Sunday to … Continue reading

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Prayers for peace (Korean Peninsula)

August 15 is Liberation Day in both South and North Korea. It marks the date in 1945 when Korea gained independence from Japanese colonial oppression. Sadly and ironically, the 15th of August also marks the day Korea divided into two … Continue reading

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WCC prayer cycle – South Sudan (28June-4July 2020)

There are church leaders from South Sudan in the Uniting Church in Australia and six other denominations and seven different states. Rev. Amel Manyon and Rev. Paul Dau are Uniting Church Ministers, originally from South Sudan. Amel was the first … Continue reading

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World Day of Prayer: 6th March 2020

(held annually, first Friday of March)The World Day of Prayer is a global ecumenical movement led by Christian women who welcome you to join in prayer and action for peace and justice. It is run under the motto “Informed Prayer … Continue reading

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Global Day of Prayer to end famine

This was an initiative of the World Council of Churches, the All-Africa Council of Churches and the World Evangelical Alliance in 2017 and repeated in 2018 (June 10th). Still trying to work out the specific date for 2019, but of … 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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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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