Praying_As_A_Benefice

Please use the following text and prayer in a quiet time; the text is from this Sunday’s readings and the prayer is from Bishop Jonathan.  Please pray either at noon or 5.55 pm (or both) every day.

This week’s Bible Text(s)

“Whoever welcomes in my name one of these children, welcomes me; welcomes not only
me but also the one who sent me.”  (Mark 9 v 37).

The Prayer

Glorious God,
You have taken hold of us and made us Your own.
In the power of Your Spirit give us grace
to press on in Your purposes, loving one another,
learning together and living the mission of Him who calls us onwards,
Jesus Christ our Lord.
Amen.