Posts Tagged “prayer”

Lamenting like the Psalmist for all who are homeless, in exile or in suffering

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Lamenting like the Psalmist for all who are homeless, in exile or in suffering

O Christ our Lord who came in homelessness that you might find a home in us and that everyone would find a home in you, we bring before you at this time all who are homeless, in exile or in suffering. Grant them the sense of being held fast in you. Enable all who love…

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A prayer on Christmas Morning

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A prayer on Christmas Morning

Lord, you were once a refugee as the small child from the manger fleeing to Egypt. And so we pray for all those who are fleeing persecution, adversity and hopelessness. We remember the millions of people across the globe who are displaced from their homes. We bring before you families that are split apart, with…

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Diocese of Canterbury: Refugee Crisis Toolkit

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Diocese of Canterbury: Refugee Crisis Toolkit

The Diocese of Canterbury has published a refugee crisis toolkit with five ways to respond. (The Diocese of Guildford have a similar set of responses that form an acrostic PEACE.) ACT – Groups are suggested who accept donations of finance and goods to help refugees and migrants in Calais and elsewhere across the world. SERVE…

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A prayer for refugees and for those who seek to respond to their needs

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A prayer for refugees and for those who seek to respond to their needs

We pray for those who have died from despair, a lack of care and love in their home countries. We pray for those who have died whilst fleeing from war torn countries in their search for refuge and safety. We pray for the families who are seeking to be reunited with their loved ones. We…

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Commemorating lives lost on the passage to Europe

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Commemorating lives lost on the passage to Europe

The Have No Fear conference is running in Lantern, Netherlands this week. Organised by WCC, CEC and CCME, the agenda includes a commemoration service that will be held in Keizersgracht Kerk in Amsterdam on Wednesday evening at 17:30. Over a thousand people lost their lives during May crossing water to seek refuge in Europe. So…

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Prayers – Christian Aid

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Prayers – Christian Aid

Christian Aid‘s website publishes a number of prayers that can be used to pray for the families and communities affected by the conflict in Syria. A prayer for hope A prayer of response A prayer for the people of Syria A prayer inspired by Psalm 130 A prayer from the Ecumenical Prayer Cycle on the…

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Prayers – collated by Seeking Sanctuary

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Prayers – collated by Seeking Sanctuary

Seeking Sanctuary have collated together prayers from many sources on their Prayers for Migrants website (also available as a PDF). Two are included here … God, our Father, no one is a stranger to you. You watch over each of us with your loving gaze. May those people fleeing from their homes in search of…

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Prayer – to end war and suffering

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Prayer – to end war and suffering

The Catholic Church in England and Wales have published a prayer for peace by Pope St John Paul II that can be used to pray for an end to the war in Syria and for peace for the Syrian refugees fleeing violence. On their website they also link to statements, opportunities for action and materials…

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Prayer – Love Your Neighbour

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Prayer – Love Your Neighbour

Love your neighbour Jesus, friend and brother, You know what it is like to be hungry and thirsty. You know the plight of the stranger who is made unwelcome. You know the suffering of all who have lost everything. We pray that by welcoming refugees we may show love for our neighbour and draw closer…

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Refugee worship resources – Church of Scotland

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Refugee worship resources – Church of Scotland

The Church of Scotland produce weekly worship resources: Starters for Sunday. A specific set of worship resources have been published in response to the refugee crisis. The pack includes Psalms, prayers, readings, teaching outlines and links to other online resources. One of the responsive prayers is reproduced here: Lord have mercy For those caught in…

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