Loving and Most Holy One, as we come to the end of this Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, we thank you for all of our sisters and brothers in faith, here in our city and all around the globe.
Help us to pray without ceasing for a coming together of all the friends and followers of Jesus, that we might together make all the difference in the world.
May our prayers take the form of peaceful living, lack of judgment against others, and shared celebration of our faith in you, O God. May we never cease to pray for those who seek to live in relationship with you as believers in your Way of peace, love and justice.
Bless those who need your holy, healing touch this day. For the wounds, visible and unseen, that we all carry – God, bring healing and hope. Bless us with your power and your presence, most Wondrous God, for it is by your grace that we live, love and follow in faith the One who calls us forward, Jesus Christ, who taught his friends to pray together saying…