Mothers’ Union Prayer
we thank you for your love so freely given to us all.
We pray for families around the world.
Bless the work of the Mothers’ Union as we seek to share your love through the encouragement, strengthening and support of marriage and family life.
Empowered by your Spirit, may we be united in prayer and worship, and in love and service reach out as your hands across the world.
In Jesus’ name.
Mary Sumner Prayer
All this day, O Lord, let me touch as many lives as possible for thee; and every life I touch, do thou by thy spirit quicken, whether through the word I speak, the prayer I breathe, or the life I live.
Prayers for 2023
Your work is produced by your faith. Your service is the result of your love.
Your strength to continue comes from your hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.
You are loved by God.
1 Thessalonians 1:3-4 (NIRV)
Gracious God, at the beginning of this new year
we put our trust in you.
Give us open hearts and minds to discern your perfect direction
for Mothers’ Union worldwide through the months and years ahead.
Fill us with faith and vision to follow where you lead.
For your purposes are perfect and all your ways are good.
Transform us into a people empowered by the Spirit, overflowing with hope,
to effectively serve our communities wherever we live in your world.
Blessed are we who trust in the Lord,
whose hope is in him.
Gracious God, we put our trust in you because we know that you love us for who we are.
Affirm us in your love that we may be bold to seek your face.
Strengthen us with resolve to embrace new ways with confidence.
Unite us in heart and mind that we may move forward with gladness.
Inspire us in our faith that all things are possible with God.
Let us be open to change that transforms us by the renewing of our minds as we seek to serve you and bring your Kingdom here on earth.
May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him,
so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
Wave of Prayer