Prayers and Blessings

Aftershock – two poems by Maren C Tirabassi, for the Kaikoura Earthquakes, 14 November 2016

Prayer for Peace

Prayer of thanksgiving for companion animals – by Joy Kingsbury-Aitken

A blessing for Social Justice Sundayprayer-tree-01

Prayer of Lament for Fathers – by Joy Kingsbury-Aitken

Dedication – Abundance – an offertory prayer

Come As You Are – a prayer – by Bruce Prewer

A Winter Prayer

A Prayer for Peace

candle 01A paraphrase of the Lord’s Prayer – from William L. (Bill) Wallace

A paraphrase of the Lord’s Prayer – from the NZ Anglican Prayer Book

Two Celtic blessings

The creed of the pilgrim God – by Margarita Ouwerkerk, Argentina

Prayers for other people and for ourselves – by Hannie and Frik de Beer

A selection of opening prayers – by Joy Kingsbury Aitken

A selection of prayers of praise and confession – by Joy Kingsbury Aitken

Faith and Worship – prayers

Collects and Prayer of Intercession and Thanksgiving for 2016 Primates Meeting – with a general application beyond just this gathering

A Children’s Day Prayer – by Joy Kingsbury-Aitken

A Mother’s Day Blessing – by Joy Kingsbury-Aitken

A Blessing [Vancouver Worship Book (World Council of Churches)]

God of power,
may the boldness of your Spirit transform us
may the gentleness of your Spirit lead us,
may the gifts of your Spirit equip us
to serve and worship you now and always. Amen.

A prayer for Christian unity