Pentecost Sunday (19~20/5/2018)

  1. For a fresh in-breathing of life and power in each church community, which breaks down our barriers and sets us on fire with God’s love. We pray to the Lord.
  2. For the grace to see this world and its needs and problems through the eyes of love, hope, justice and mercy; for the grace to abandon prejudice and build bridges of reconciliation We pray to the Lord.
  3. For the Spirit of loving kindness to fill our homes, schools and places of work; for family rifts to be healed and long-standing conflicts resolved. We pray to the Lord.
  4. For the restoration of those who are sick to wholeness and well-being; for courage and patience in all suffering, and for good to be distilled from every painful, destructive experience. We pray to the Lord.
  5. For God’s merciful judgement on those who have died, and the opportunity for us all to prepare carefully for meeting God face to face. We pray to the Lord.

The Ascension of the Lord Solemnity (12~13/5/2018)

  1. We pray in thankfulness for those who introduced us to Jesus and who help us along our spiritual journey. We pray for one another in this church and for all Christians, young and old, throughout the world. We pray to the Lord.
  2. We pray with longing for the world to be governed in accordance with the law of love; that all creation may be reverenced and treated with respect. We pray to the Lord.
  3. We pray with concern for all the homes, schools and places of work in this community; rejoicing in all that is of God, and asking for healing forgiveness whenever there is discord or bitterness. We pray to the Lord.
  4. We pray with hope for the healing and restoration in wholeness of all who are ill or troubled, damaged or depressed. We pray to the Lord.
  5. We pray with hope for the healing and restoration in wholeness of all who are ill or troubled, damaged or depressed. We pray to the Lord.

6th Sunday of Easter (5~6/5/2018)

  1. Wherever there is friction and conflict in the Church, and communities are divided and weakened; may we have a greater longing for God’s healing and a deeper commitment to his forgiving love. We pray to the Lord.
  2. Wherever tangled political situations seem impossible to solve, wherever conflicting interests threaten peace; wherever the ears of the powerful remain insulated against the cries of the oppressed; may we have ears to hear the Spirit’s guidance. We pray to the Lord.
  3. Wherever families are dysfunctional or children are in danger; wherever the daily living conditions are damaging to health and self-respect; may God’s kingdom come. We pray to the Lord.
  4. Whenever the ill and injured need comfort and assistance; wherever the elderly and housebound sit each day for hours alone; may we bring love and help. We pray to the Lord.
  5. Wherever people are travelling that last journey of death, may they be surrounded by God’s love and welcomed into heaven, any may those who mourn be comforted. We pray to the Lord.

5th Sunday of Easter (28~29/4/2018)

  1. We want to produce good fruit in abundance; we pray that God may nurture us as branches of the true vine, train and prune us where necessary, and that our spiritual harvest may make rich wine, wine of the kingdom. We pray to the Lord.
  2. We see around our world the tragic and expensive consequences of branches cut off from the true vine. We pray for a seeking after the truth and a desire to act rightly and justly in all areas of human society. We pray to the Lord.
  3. We pray for those to whom we are linked by family, friendships or work; especially we pray for those separated from their loved ones or their home. We pray to the Lord.
  4. We long for healing and wholeness in all who suffer and in all dysfunctional communities; may we guided to understand how we might be part of the healing. We pray to the Lord.
  5. We know that death cannot separate us from God’s love; in that knowledge we commend to God’s loving keeping those who have died and all who miss them. We pray to the Lord.