1st “May the Lord answer you when you are in trouble!”
Psalm 20 v 1
2nd Dear Lord, we ask you to come close to all who have been injured by evil acts, to bless them and heal them.
3rd We pray for the people of Syria that a road to peace may be found.
4th POSITIVE THOUGHT: God has made me in his own image. Imagine that!
5th Bless all children and parents attending our event today in Moncreiff, and all who worked to arrange it.
6th Lord, we come before you today – some of us in church, some of us not, bringing our thanks for your good gifts to us.
7th Dear Lord, may we be healed and freed from painful memories of past events which still distress us today.
8th We thank you for all those who work in our church to keep it a living presence in our community.
9th We hold before you all who are deaf or hard of hearing and ask you to meet their needs.
10th Bless all who have breathing problems, and all who care for them.
11th We pray for our country at this time of change. Guide our politicians towards fairer and more peaceful decisions.
12th Creator God, you have given us life and a beautiful world to live in. Help us to be more aware of its fragility and to take care of our own small corner of it.
13th As we come to Christian Aid Week we ask your blessing on the work, the workers and those who give donations.
14th Loving God, come close to those who find sleep hard to come by. Be near them in the lonely dark hours.
15th Thank you for those family members and friends who support us in good times and bad.
16th We hold before you teachers, their pupils and all who help to make our places of education safe and secure.
17th Bless the work of chaplains in the prison service and in the armed forces. Inspire and strengthen them.
18th A BLESSING FOR OURSELVES:
May I be filled with loving kindness.
May I be well.
May I be peaceful and at ease.
May I be happy. Tibetan Buddhist Meditation
19th As we prepare for our General Assembly we ask your guidance for all who will be involved.
20th Thank you for our freedom to worship openly and without fear of persecution. We pray for all who do not have this freedom.
21st “May God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ give to all Christian brothers peace and love with faith. May God’s grace be with all those who love our Lord Jesus Christ with undying love.” Ephesians 6 : 23-24
22nd We pray for the work of the Christian Medical Fellowship for its mobile clinics, immunisation programs and health awareness teaching.
23rd Dear Lord, we ask you to be with us on our journey towards creating a new building to replace our old outworn sanctuary. Bless our endeavours.
24th In this Year of Young People we thank you for our youngsters. Help us to welcome them, enjoy their company and support their parents.
25th Thank you for authors, books and the education system that taught us to read them – for the delights of fiction and the information in non-fiction, both of which contribute to our quality of life.
26th On this bank holiday weekend may we be restored and refreshed by our leisure time.
27th Thank you for the words, music and fellowship we share today.
28th Caring God, may all children who are being abused be rescued and healed.
29th May the work of the Scottish Bible Society prosper, and the dedication of its members remain strong.
30th When we are in pain or distress may the Holy Spirit bring us healing and peace in our hearts.
31st We pray for all who live in care homes and for those who look after them.