Prayer Prompts for October 2015
Please pray daily for the work of our chosen charity for this month, Flush Away Poverty, and remember all those who need our prayers.
- Thank you, God, for your goodness to us and the beautiful world in which we live.
- At this Harvest time we give thanks for the food made available to us and for all who work to bring it to our tables.
- For McMillan Cancer Supporters and the coffee morning in the library raising funds for this.
- Francis of Assisi. Lord, grant that I might not seek to be loved as to love.
- For all celebrating birthdays today.
- "Our Father who art in heaven".
- We pray for all refugees and asylum seekers and for those responsible for their plight.
- Lord, please be with those who are lonely today.
- Thank you Lord, for music.
- Thomas Traherne. we thank you for all spiritual writers and poets.
- We pray for students settling into university and parents with "empty nests".
- We pray for those who didn’t get the right exam grades and are now seeking another route.
- For those who have graduated and starting new jobs and those who are unemployed.
- For all who are ill, undergoing tests or waiting for results.
- Teresa of Avilla. "His secrets are hidden deep; but all that He does will be best for us, without the slightest doubt."
- Thank you for joys that children and grandchildren bring. We also pray for those unable to have children.
- Ignatius. "Meet together in common – every single one of you – in grace, in one faith and one Jesus Christ."
- St. Luke. We pray for all doctors and medical staff and hospital administrators.
- Thank you Lord for travel, for opportunities to explore your world, or to visit loved ones.
- We pray for those who find travelling difficult or don't have the opportunity to do so.
- "Who can forget the wonders he performs – deeds of mercy and of grace?" Ps 111v4
- Lord, may there be peace in your world, in our communities and in our hearts.
- Give wisdom, understanding and patience to all teachers.
- We pray for all in prison and for those who look after them.
- Bible Sunday. We pray for those with little or no access to your word.
- As winter approaches we pray for all who find this a difficult time.
- We pray for all who lead worship and look after the fabric of our churches.
- Simon and Jude. may we follow in the footsteps of your saints.
- For our village, and all the organisations within it.
- Thank you Lord, for all who work to provide food and shelter for the hungry and homeless.
- Martin Luther. "If I am not allowed to laugh in heaven, I don't want to go there."
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