25th SUNDAY OF THE YEAR

That all God’s People will witness joyfully to the free gift of God’s love in our lives so that many more will come to know the God who gives not less than everything to all willing to receive His love into their lives

                                 [reader]              LORD WE PRAY…
                                 [response]        MAY ALL KNOW YOUR LOVE..                           

For the growing number of unemployed people, for those denied the right to work, for those who are exploited or discriminated against in their work place, for those denied a just and living wage, for the victims of modern slavery, trafficking 

                                 [reader]              LORD WE PRAY…
                                 [response]        MAY ALL KNOW YOUR LOVE..                           

For those who do not recognise the God who creates and loves them;  for those seeking meaning and hope in their lives;  for those struggling to come to Jesus Christ and find in him the key of truth in our modern unbelieving world; for God’s blessing and guidance upon our Journey of Faith group

                                 [reader]              LORD WE PRAY…
                                 [response]        MAY ALL KNOW YOUR LOVE..                           

For wisdom in the decision-making of our Government in the light of increased Covid infection levels; that all our people will act responsibly to protect both themselves and others, especially the vulnerable; for all health-care workers at this time

                                 [reader]              LORD WE PRAY…
                                 [response]        MAY ALL KNOW YOUR LOVE..                           

For our young people going to University at this time in the midst of anxiety over Coronvirus: that they might find joy and fulfilment in their life and studies despite all the restrictions placed upon them

                                 [reader]              LORD WE PRAY…
                                 [response]        MAY ALL KNOW YOUR LOVE..                           

That we will overcome our fears of sharing the Good News with those around us and answer the Call to Serve;  that we will continue to build a community of welcome for all inn every form of diversity;  that such love will be found among us that seekers may find their way to Christ

                                 [reader]              LORD WE PRAY…
                                 [response]        MAY ALL KNOW YOUR LOVE..                           

That the sick, especially victims of Covid, and the housebound might hear the Good News of healing and hope, and by their loving prayer nourish the Mission of the Church:  we pray especially for …
for those who have died recently, in particular the victims of violence, conflict and famine
for those whose anniversaries are at this time:

                                 [reader]              LORD WE PRAY…
                                 [response]        MAY ALL KNOW YOUR LOVE..                           

Let us ask Mary, Queen of Peace and kindest comforter of all who mourn, to pray with us for the Peace of our world…

Let us pray in a moment of silence…

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