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Prayers of the Week

Term 1 Week 7

Verse of the Week

1 Corinthians 13:4

Love is patient. Love is kind. It does not want what belongs to others. It does not brag. It is not proud.

11-10-21

Today is the Lord’s Prayer,

Our Father, who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy name;
thy kingdom come;
thy will be done;
on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread.
And forgive us our trespasses,
as we forgive those who trespass against us.
And lead us not into temptation;
but deliver us from evil.
For thine is the kingdom,
the power and the glory,
for ever and ever.
Amen.

12-10-21

Today we finish with a blessing from the book of Numbers in the Bible:

May the Lord bless you and keep you; may the Lord make his face shine upon you and be gracious to you; may the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace. Amen.

13-10-21

Father God, We pray that you will wrap your arms around us and keep us safe. We ask that you help us to be kind to others of every faith and teach us to be loving and caring.  In Jesus name, Amen.

14-10-21

Father God, Give us the courage to forgive and not to hold any grudges against anyone. Help us to love unconditionally and show us the straight path through the dark times we go through. Help us to find things to be grateful for in every day.  In Jesus’ name, Amen.

15-10-21

Prayer from a secondary school pupil:

Dear Lord, help us to choose the right path and achieve our goals in life. Help others who are suffering and less fortunate than us. Please help us to help those in need, with diseases or without food. Amen

Term 2 Week 1

WEEK 1

‘But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you’ Matthew 5:44

1-11-21

A prayer written by a Year 8 pupil:

Dear God, thank you for my family, my friends and my home. I am very thankful for what you have given me. Thank you, food that is provided, and for this school. Amen.

2-11-21

A prayer by Elsie in Magna Carta

Dear God, thank you for our school, thank you for our friends. Thank you for our family that support us through tough times. Thank you for everything Lord.  Amen

3-11-21

A prayer by a Year 7 pupil:

Dear God, thank you for the animals, thank you for the food, thank you for our friends, thank you for our families, thank you for the world where we live. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

4-11-21

A prayer by Amelia in Magna Cart

Dear God, Thank you for family and friends. Thank you for the water and rainbows. Amen

5-11-21

A prayer by a Year 8 pupil:

Dear God, thank you for my family and friends and thank you for my school dinners. Thank you for all the animals in the world. Thank you for all the key workers. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Term 2 Week 2

WEEK 2

‘Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God’ - Matthew 5:9

8-11-21

A prayer by a primary school pupil:

Dear God, thank you for our food and water.  Thank you for our friends and family. We pray today that we can be kind to one another. We hope that we can show forgiveness and compassion. Amen

9-11-21

A prayer by a Year 8 pupil:

Dear God, we all thank you for everything. The ground below us – we thank you. The roof above us – we thank you. The friends around us – we thank you. We thank you that everything you do will help us. Amen.

10-11-21

A prayer by a primary school pupil:

Dear God,

Thank you for the beautiful world. Thank you for friends and family. Thank you for air, trees, flowers, animals and all life. Amen

11-11-21

Heavenly Father, we thank you for the many men and women who serve in our armed forces.  We thank you for their service and sacrifices. Amen

12-11-21

A prayer by a Year 7 pupil:

Dear God, thank you for my family and my friends and I hope that the people on the streets and those with no money will be helped. Thank you for all we have, Amen.

Term 2 Week 3

WEEK 3

‘Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.’ – Ephesians 4:32

15-11-21

A prayer written by some secondary school pupils:

Dear God, may everyone be blessed with luck and kindness, Thank you for the opportunity for this fantastic day, please guide me not to do wrong, help us make the right choices, In Jesus’ name, Amen.

16-11-21

A prayer by a primary school pupil:

Dear God, thank you for the animals and all our friends and family. Thank you for the world and beautiful flowers and trees. Thank you for schools and teachers. I hope that we are all kind to one another. Amen

17-11-21

A prayer written by a year 8 pupil:

Dear God, thank you for friends and family. Thank you for food and drink and especially thank you for the safety in our school, thank you for our homes and education. Amen.

18-11-21

Heavenly Father, we pray for peace in our world. We pray for the innocent victims and for wisdom for those who have the power to change things. Please help us in our daily lives to live in peace with those around us. Help us to resolve differences without falling out. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

19-11-21

A prayer by a Year 7 pupil:

Father God, please help everyone, please guide us through, please help us to show we care for others, please help us to be a better person, help us all be respectful.  In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Term 2 Week 4

WEEK 4

‘For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.’ – Matthew 6:14

22-11-21

Today is the Lord’s Prayer,

Our Father, who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy name;
thy kingdom come;
thy will be done;
on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread.
And forgive us our trespasses,
as we forgive those who trespass against us.
And lead us not into temptation;
but deliver us from evil.
For thine is the kingdom,
the power and the glory,
for ever and ever.
Amen.

23-11-21

A prayer by a Year 9 pupil:

‘To God, we pray for forgiveness from our sins in life and thank you for blessing us with a life to live. Amen.’

24-11-21

Heavenly Father, We thank you for our teachers, and for all the visitors who come into school to help us to achieve our goals. Please bless them all in their work.  In Jesus’ name. Amen.

25-11-21

A prayer by a secondary school pupil:

Dear God, thank you for this school. Please help us to work and share together and to make this a happy place. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

26-11-21

A prayer by a primary pupil:

Dear God, Thank you for food and water, plants and sun. Thank you for our homes, friends and family and Thank you for schools and teachers to help us learn. Thank you for keeping us safe. Amen

Term 2 Week 5

WEEK 5

‘Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.’ Colossians 3:13

29-11-21

Today we share the Serenity Prayer:

God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to distinguish the one from the other.

In Jesus name, Amen.

30-11-21

A prayer by a Year 9 pupil:

Dear God, thank you for loyal friends that have showed up in our lives. Thank you for looking after us and our families during this past year. Amen.

1-12-21

A prayer by a primary school pupil:

Dear God, thank you for my family and friends and I hope and I pray that you can make the world better. Amen.

2-12-21

A prayer by a Year 8 pupil,

I am thankful for my friends and family and the food you supply us with. Thank you for our families and friends, help us to be patient and loving towards each other. Amen.

3-12-21

Heavenly Father, We thank you for new life and pray for those we know in hospital at the moment. We ask for healing and good health. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

Term 2 Week 6

WEEK 6

‘Truly I tell you, people can be forgiven all their sins and every slander they utter…’ – Mark 3:28

6-12-21

A prayer by a Year 8 pupil:

Dear God, thank you for the sun and rain, providing us beautiful flowers and nice food. We pray for the people who have nothing, help them Lord. Bless the rest of this day. Amen.

7-12-21

A prayer from a primary school pupil:

Dear Lord, thank you for helping to keep everyone safe. Thank you for keeping my friends and family safe. Amen

8-12-21

A prayer by a Year 9 pupil:

Thank you for all that is good in the world, thank you that I have food on my plate and family at my table. Thank you for great, supportive friends and please help those who feel lonely at this time of year to be comforted. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

9-12-21

A prayer from a primary school pupil:

Thank you for all the good friends that I have and the power you’ve given us through these hard times. Let all my class have good luck and fortune today. Amen.

10-12-21

A prayer by a secondary school pupil:

We pray that you will help us to help our friends and families when they need us. Guide and help us Lord, Amen.

Term 2 week 7

WEEK 7

‘For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counsellor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.’ Isaiah 9:6

13-12-21

Heavenly Father,  we pray for all the festivities at this time of year and for your joy and peace. We thank you for this time of year, when we celebrate the birth of Jesus. Please bless the Carol service this evening as we celebrate the message of Christmas.  Amen

14-12-21

Dear Lord, we pray for the homeless and those in need at this time of year. May they be kept safe and we thank you for the work of the Gap project and others locally who support the homeless community. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

15-12-21

Heavenly Father, we are thankful for all that we have and that we are able to help others through all the different fundraising activities and charities we support.  Please help us to have a caring attitude and to share your love.  In Jesus’ name. Amen.

16-12-21

Heavenly Father, we thank you that you sent your son, Jesus for us. We thank you too that the best gifts in life are free. Help us to use our gifts to benefit others. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

17-12-21

Father God, we thank you for all that has been achieved during these first two terms. Help us to be loving and forgiving at this time of year and always. Bless us all over this Christmas holiday. In Jesus’ name, Amen.