“Help everyone to know that they are welcome in your family” – prayers by young people

Let us pray to the Father, through the Son, in the power of the Holy Spirit.

 

We thank you for welcoming us into your family.

We pray for people whose families don’t welcome them, and families in difficult or abusive situations. We pray that they know they are loved.

We pray for those who have lost loved ones and for people who are lovely and isolated. W ask that you comfort them through challenging times.

We pray for people suffering from mental illnesses, particularly people with eating disorders or who have self harmed or have suicidal thoughts. We pray that you can help them to feel valued and happy.

Help these people to know they are welcome in your family.

In the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Hear our prayer.

 

We thank you for welcoming us into your family.

We pray for those who are on the outskirts of society. We pray for people who can’t, or choose not to, see each other’s perspectives. We pray that you can help us to love and understand every member or our society.

We pray for refugees, particularly those who are still trying to reach a safe environment. We pray that they feel welcome in their new communities.

We also pray for people who help others in our society. We pray for support and appreciation for them.

Help these people to know they are welcome in your family.

In the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Hear our prayer.

 

We thank you for welcoming us into your family.

We pray for new members of our church, and for our new bishop Steven. We pray that you can guide them in everything they do.

We pray for schools, and in particular people taking exams. We pray that they work to the best of their ability.

We pray for people suffering from injuries, illness or disease. We pray for healing.

Help these people to know they are welcome in your family.

In the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Hear our prayer.

 

We ask that you help us to welcome and care for all people.

Amen.

 

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