This page features several prayers suitable for a congregation to pray out loud, with a prayer
to use near the opening of a church service, a short closing congregational prayer
, and an inspiring call to worship
. There is a also a beautiful prayer video for beginning a worship meeting with, and a prayer to say together after taking communion:-
We draw near to you Almighty God, united as brothers and sisters within your kingdom.
Gathered together, we lift our eyes to see your face.
Expectant with faith, we lay our lives before you.
Lord, may your Holy Spirit transform us, may your light shine upon us and bring peace.
We open our ears to hear your good news, we open our eyes to see your truth and we open our hearts to receive your endless love.
In the name of Jesus we pray,
(a prayer for a church service from www.lords-prayer-words.com)
Short congregational prayer for closing a meeting
Father, thank you for your everlasting, overflowing and merciful love. Fill our hearts anew with the wind of your Spirit, that we might shine like lights in the darkness, leading others to taste and believe in the grace and legacy of Jesus Christ your precious son.
(a short closing prayer from www.lords-prayer-words.com)