Prayer: Open the Gates!

As we remember Christ entering into Jerusalem
we lay down our burdens, fears, hopes and dreams
at your feet.
(Palm Sunday Year B)

Prayers of Power

You are a king of all and for all,
with all and in all,
forgetting nothing and forgiving everything.
(20-26 November Year B)

Prayers of Christ Here

Who knows?
Who among us really knows when Christ comes?
But we see the signs of his presence all around.
(13-19 November Year B)

Prayers of Travelling Light

Help us to travel lightly Lord,
as we walk into each new day.
Do we need all our things, the comforts and gadgets and clutter?
(3–9 July Year B)

Prayers for Stormy Times

So many in this world are refugees, leaving a cherished land behind,
nothing ahead but vague hopes and shadowy fears.
(19-25 June Year B)

Advent Candle Readings – Expectation, Preparation, Justice, Joy

Short advent-candle lighting scripts with weekly themes of expectation, preparation, justice and joy.

Prayers for Third Sunday of Advent

On the third Sunday of Advent the candle lighting script is based on the theme of justice, and the intercessions call for us to be God’s presence in a broken world.
(Third Sunday of Advent Year C)

Prayers for Second Sunday of Advent

On the second Sunday of Advent the candle lighting script is based on the theme of preparation, and the intercessions ask God to prepare us to reach out to this world.
(Second Sunday of Advent Year C)