Local groups: We pray for all GB groups who have returned to face-to-face meetings or are planning their return. We pray for reassurance in their planning and that meetings will be a time of fun, faith and friendship for all.
Restriction changes: We give thanks as we move out of a time of lockdown and look forward to seeing family and friends in person. We thank God for our relationships and personal connections.
Mental health: We pray for all those with mental illness, may we reach out to them with love and compassion. During mental health awareness week, we’re encouraged to be aware of nature and we pray that your creation provides hope during dark times.
Prayer competition entry: Dear Lord, Thank you for all my friends at Girls’ Brigade and the leaders who set up nice activities for us and work hard. I hope and pray that soon Coronavirus will be over. Amen – Martha, 8, 2nd Arnold.
Christian Aid Week (10-16 May): We pray for the poor and the marginalised. Help us to be aware of the needs of others and to seek justice and equality for all people. Give thanks for the work of Christian Aid and all that they do across God’s world.
Cliff College: Cliff Festival at home takes place this May. We pray for all who are involved in the planning and leading of Festival at home; for those who’ll be joining online that they may encounter God as they join together for worship and teaching.
Rest: Sabbath is a day of rest. For some this may not be on a Sunday but help us Lord to take time out during the week – to rest, spend time in your presence and be restored.