St Kilda Uniting Church Prayer for home 1

Prayer of Home for Everyone

Loving God,   We pray for a place to belong, A place to gather ourselves. Whether a room, a building, a region, a community, cyberspace, We pray for a place to pause and to know You.   May our homes, and places of gathering Be filled with Your love May we experience the sanctuary Giving…

St Kilda Uniting Church Prayer for the change 1

Prayer about Change

Loving God, who supports and allows everything to live, Thank you for the gift of time – which flows on throughout our lives, just as water does not return to its source once it has flowed. We thank you for this moment, which can only be replaced by another moment, and so on. Help us…

St Kilda Uniting Church Prayer for the family

Prayers for the People 7/2/2021

Loving and compassionate God, who is ever-present. We are grounded in your love.   We remember the words of Jesus to “love your neighbour”.  We pause to bring our concerns and prayers for others before you.  Not as a fix it list for you to remedy but to remind ourselves that we have a responsibility…

St Kilda Uniting Church Prayer for hospitality

Prayer About Hospitality

Loving God, As people of a faith tradition, we believe in hospitality. We believe in responding with kindness and generosity, in sharing, offering companionship, welcoming and helping others. Help us to understand hospitality. Are there boundaries to hospitality? May our questioning bring Your forgiveness. Fill our hearts with Your love, and be with us, so…

St Kilda Uniting Church NAIDOC Week 2019 poster

Prayer for NAIDOC Week 2019

Loving God, who supports and allows everything to live, Bless this country, Australia, and all people who live here. As NAIDOC Week comes to a close, we ask you to bless all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. We thank you for their ongoing and eternal influence upon this country, having been the Indigenous voice…

St Kilda Uniting Church Prayer for diversity

Prayer of Thanks for Diversity

Let us pray Loving God, We thank You for we are richly blessed with a world of diversity and beauty. Thank You for giving us opportunities to share and celebrate diversity. As human beings, You have given us minds to explore and learn as we move together through a world of varied cultures, customs and…

St Kilda Uniting Church Love rather than hate prayer

Love rather than hate

Who do we fear? Why do we hate? Where are we afraid to go? When do we react without love? What makes us act out rather than care? Our lives and the lives of others can be stressful Raising families Nurturing a marriage Working with difficult people Illness, unemployment, mental health, isolation, bullying … Who…

St Kilda Uniting Church Prayer About Water 1


Water is the essential essence of new life Water bubbles into our being Water cleans us and helps us start anew Help us to understand the symbolism of the great flood, the symbolism of Jesus and John in the river Jordan, the symbolism of our own baptism. Water brings us together Water is the river…

Prayer for Others by Brian

Prayer for Others

We cry for our world. A world that chooses conflict over peace. A world that chooses anger over love. A world that chooses guns over talk. A world that chooses to listen to old men over young women. A world that chooses greed over generosity.