St Michael & All Angels Church

Prayer Requests

Men's Group



 

The Vicar, ministry team and parishioners of our Church
are committed to the needs of others.

We remember those in need through prayer at
our services and group meetings.

- Do you have a specific prayer request?
- Do you know of someone who would like
to be included in our prayers?


Alternatively click on the 'Prayer Hands' above to E-mail and send your request.

 

By Janet Morley
Christ our companion,
you came not to humiliate the sinner
but to disturb the righteous.
Welcome us when we are put to shame,
but challenge our smugness,
that we may truly turn from what is evil,
and be freed even from our virtues.
in your name. Amen

 

Bring me your Peace
Lord, strengthen me and teach me
that whatever may come, you will be there: that however fierce the storm,
you will bring your peace. Amen

 

By Martin Israel
Let the healing grace of your love O Lord,
so transform me that I may play my part in the transfiguration of the world,
from a place of suffering,
death and corruption,
to a realm of infinite light, joy and love.
Make me so obedient to your Spirit
that my life may become a living prayer,
and a witness to your unfailing presence.
Amen

From the Anglican Church in New Zealand Prayer Book
Jesus, you knew rejection and disappointment;
help us if our work seems distasteful;
help us what best to do,
what next to do,
or what to do at all.
Give us courage and cheerfulness to go the second mile,
and all the miles ahead. Amen

Your prayer requests can be placed in a request box to be found on the table at the entrance to the church.

Names will be added to the prayer list and will be included in our prayers for the following two weeks.

All details are treated in strictest confidence.

 

For Diocesan Renewal
Lord God, renew your Church and begin with me.
Heal our wounds, give us joy in our faith.
Draw many to share your life, and use us all in your service.
For Jesus sake, Lord of the Church, make us the Church of the Lord.
- Amen.

 

A Prayer for myself
Let the healing grace of your love, O Lord, so transform me that I may play my part in the transfiguration of the world from a place of suffering, death and corruption to a realm of infinite light, joy and love. Make me so obedient to your Spirit that my life may become a living prayer, and a witness to your unfailing presence.
Amen

 

Prayer by Desmond Tutu from An African Prayer Book
Goodness is stronger than evil;
Love is stronger than hate;
Light is stronger than darkness;
Life is stronger than death;
Victory is ours, through Him
who loves us.
Amen

 

From 'New every morning'
Have mercy , O Lord our God, on those whom
war or oppression or famine have robbed of homes
and friends, and aid all those who try to help them.
We commend also into your care those whose homes
are broken by conflict and a lack of love; grant that
where the love of mankind has failed, the Divine
Compassion may heal; through Jesus Christ our Lord
Amen