Teachers & students
Lord we pray for everyone receiving exam results, especially those to whom next steps depend on particular measures of achievement. Please bless and guide everyone who is working out plans for their future - lead them to the right place. We pray for all teachers and support staff, preparing for the start of the new academic year and thank you for their dedication and vocation. Give them hope, imagination, resilience and stamina to support all the students in their care. Praying especially for schools in difficult areas, for protection for all students & staff, and for blessing and hope to permeate the hearts of all. Amen
Please pray that I get put into right job and that I can have time off. Thank You
Please pray that work increases and poles and product come in. Thank you
Lord I pray for Michael England, who died tragically and in despair. Please receive him and teach him of your love. Amen xx
Lord thank you for those with the gift of teaching. Please bless them as they go back after the holidays. I pray your sustaining, your energy, your protection and your blessing on all teachers, assistants, head teachers and all who offer pastoral care in schools. Amen
I pray for all parents getting their children ready for going back to school, sorting uniform & all the kit they need. Especially for those who are struggling to afford it. Prayers for anyone with a child who is fearful or really dislikes school. For all with their youngest starting school for the first time, and for all who have a child leaving home for the first time. Please give them Your peace, steady them and their children, help them trust in your care. Hold us as parents as we go through these changes to the patterns of our family life. Thank you that we know you understand our fears and struggles as parents. Amen.
Lord please help and comfort those supporting others approaching the end of life with terminal illness. Help them with their own grief and pain. Be with all those who are sick and afraid, please bring them peace.
Prayers for family
Lord we are shocked at the sudden death of our blessed friend. It doesn't feel as if the world should keep on turning. Please bring comfort to her family, uphold them on all the dark days. Thank you that we knew her, and how much of You shone through her.
Lord, I pray your peace, freedom from fear, and blessing upon M. Reconcile and heal all that is within your gracious will. Bring peace and calm upon the whole household and let love be filling every corner and moment. Amen. xxx
Lord you had to flee for safety as an infant. Please have mercy on all who are escaping, or are hoping for a better life. I also pray for all the people being trafficked, that they would be rescued and find safety. Help governments to do the right thing and not be selfish and uncaring for these desperate folks. Lord have mercy.