Pew Sheet Prayers
Sunday 13th March 2022
The Lord is my light and my salvation
Whom then shall I fear? Psalm 27.1
Thank you, Lord, that –
You are our stronghold and our strength. You gather your people under your wings.
We may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of our life.
You make a covenant with your people and you will not let us go.
Your blessings are beyond our imagination.
Please pray that –
God will purify his Church and draw many into its fold.
Our parish will stand firm in the Lord, under Holy Spirit guidance.
We will always remember God’s ways and draw close to Jesus, our Lord.
We will live each day as Christ’s models of servanthood and self-sacrifice.
World leaders will use their power and authority for the common good.
The sick and the sorrowing are granted shelter, healing and hope.
All war and violence will cease asap.
Leaders and those in authority will show wisdom, humility and a hunger for justice.
The dislodged and despairing Ukrainian citizens will find safe shelter and generous aid.
Families will be very soon reunited and peaceful community life will be restored.
Flooding situation of Australia’s east coast
Practical help and long-term support will be directed to casualties of recent flooding.
State and federal leaders will find ways to jointly assist flooded communities.
Emergency services and aid workers will be resourced adequately for the cleanup and rebuild of towns.
Christian communities will shed the love of God in practical and prayerful ways.