For Prayer and Reflection

Some prayer suggestions and reflections for the month of June…..

27. Everywhere there is care and love, God is present. Give thanks for all those who love and care for us.

28. School breaks up for summer today. Pray for pupils, teachers, school staff and families. Remember particularly those who find this long holiday a worry, a struggle, or a time of fear.

29. Pray for those facing major life changes As they take one step into the unknown, may they feel God walking with them.

30. Half the year gone, half still to come. Let us look back with thanks, look forward in faith and go onwards with Christ in loving service.

And for July…..

1. Unless the Lord builds the house, those who build it labour in vain.

2. Give thanks for our Tuesday squad who do great work to keep our Church buildings in good condition.

3. Pray for teachers and children as they enjoy their summer holidays.

4. Give thanks for the freedom to vote and for treasured democracy.

5. Pray for our newly elected Government and for our Prime Minister.

6. Give thanks for precious family time together.

7. Pray for all who help and all who need to use Falkirk Foodbank.

8. Remember, with thanksgiving, those who brought you to faith.

9. Then sings my soul, my God, how great you are!

10. Pray for your friends.

11. Pray for those you find difficult.

12. Forgiveness is God’s gift. Go on, accept it!

13. Pray for those undergoing tests at hospital.

14. Pray for those who are bereaved.

15. Lord, the light of your love is shining.

16. What goes through your mind when you survey the wondrous Cross?

17. Pause for a moment and take in the glorious creation around you.

18. Pray for someone you know to come to faith.

19. Are you sweating the small stuff?

20. Continue to pray for peace and justice for the people of Ukraine.

21. Pray for peace in Gaza and for a two-state solution for Israel and Palestine.

22. Put your hand in the hand of the man who stills the waters.

23. Jesus says, “Follow me!”

24. Pray for those in nursing homes and for those who care for them.

25. Pray for God’s love and peace to sweep through the nations.

26. Pray for all who seek to combat climate change. There is no Planet B.

27. Pray for Christian Aid and for poverty to be over.

28. Let our words be matched by action.

29. Life is a journey, accompanied by God every step of the way.

30. Pray for the wider work of the Church of Scotland as it continues through times of change and challenge.

31. Pray for our Family Life Centre and our team who oversee its work.

 

May God’s blessing surround you each day as you trust him and walk in his way.”