1 st “Lord, hear my prayer!
In your righteousness listen to my plea;
answer me in your faithfulness!” Psalm 143 v 1
2 nd We hold before you, Lord, our children who are on holiday from
school. Bless them and those who care for them.
3 rd May those who staff our local surgeries and
treated with courtesy and respect.
4 th We pray today for all who are touched by
the war in Ukraine,
especially the civilians who are caught in the violence.
5 th Dear Lord, we thank you for each new day which is a freely given
gift from you. Help us to live it well.
6 th God of work and rest, pleasure and peace stay close this day.
7 th Whatever we do today,
wherever we go today,
you are with us, Lord.
8 th Lord, we pray today for local and national agencies. Guide their
staff in these difficult times.
9 th Healing Lord, be close to all carers and to those they care for.
Bring your healing touch to those who are ill and give patience
and empathy to those who help them.
10 th We thank you, Lord, for continued research into Covid 19. May
progress be positive and may more treatments be made
11 th We pray today for all parents and godparents who
vows on behalf of children baptised in Moncreiff. May they hold
fast to the vows they have taken.
12 th As schools are due to reopen we thank you
for the rest and
relaxation of those past weeks and pray that when our children
and teachers return they do so refreshed in mind and body.
13 th Bless the ongoing work of the Development Group as
prepare for the next stage of the plan.
14 th “Almighty God, we thank you for the gift of your holy word. May it
be a lantern to our feet, a light to our paths and a strength to our
from the Alternative Service Book
15 th “This is the day the Lord has made. We will rejoice and be glad
Psalm 118 v 24
16 th Caring Lord, be with all who are travelling today.
journey, keep them safe and still be near them when their
destination is reached.
17 th PERSONAL PRAYER: Lord, here I am. Quietly waiting before
you. You know my needs, the depths of my heart, my deepest
most secret longings. Fill me with your healing touch. Amen.
18 th We pray today for all who have to make
decisions and can see no solutions. Grant them clarity of thought
and an awareness that you are right there with them now and
19 th Lord, thank you for the blessing of sleep, for
the time when
bodies can rest and renew themselves and minds can be still, not
fretting or worrying. Watch over us as we sleep.
20 th “Lord, where we are wrong, make us willing to change; where we
are right, make us easy to live with.”
Rev. Peter Marshall
21st The light of God surrounds me.
The love of God enfolds me.
The power of God protects me.
22 nd “Lord, help us to listen to each other, to
be gentle with one
another, to forgive each other and to be willing to laugh at
23 rd Healing Lord, we bring our prayers for our broken
each one of us be a means of healing in our own small corner.
24 th Thank you, Lord, for the encouragers, for the text
phone call out of the blue, for a chance word with a neighbour
who asks us how we are and for friends who support us.
25 th Loving Lord, we pray today for all who are in the grip of addiction
of any kind. Free those trapped in repeat patterns of behaviour
and bring them to a place where they can move on.
26 th Lord, life goes on but for those who are mourning, the ordinary
world they used to know has changed irrevocably. Come close to
all who are broken hearted and bring them your peace.
27 th Bless to us our weekend activities, the things we do, the people
we meet and the relaxation we find.
28 th Dear Lord, be near to all who are too ill to attend worship today.
29 th We pray with thanksgiving for all doctors, nurses and additional
therapists and health professionals. Lighten their stress, Lord.
30 th Dear Lord, we thank you for the faith we have. Each one has a
different measure because we are different people. Nurture and
feed that faith in each one of us, that it may grow.
31 st Lord as one month ends and another is about to begin help us to
take a little quiet time to reflect on where we have been and
where we hope to go in the days ahead, always committing
ourselves to you.