Thursday, 29 April 2021

Compline (night prayer) - Thursday, 29 April 2021

As another week and another month draw to an end, we reflect and give thanks for the blessings we receive each day and pray for those whose burden is greater than ours.

Wednesday, 28 April 2021

Compline (night prayer) - Wednesday, 28 April 2021

We are made in the image of our Creator God - we sing, make music, scribble and do art: All of which touch the emotions, challenge the senses and bring use into the presence of God.

Lord, as we go to our beds - hear our prayer.

Monday, 26 April 2021

Compline (night prayer) - Monday, 26 April 2021

As we reflect on the ministry of St Mark and those who paved the way for the Gospel of Christ, we pray that we might too create a path for those who do not know the love off God made flesh for us in Jesus, the Christ.

Sunday, 25 April 2021

Compline (night prayer) - Sunday, 25 April 2021

We go to our beds grateful for the day now ending and, looking to your presence with us, wait for the new week before praying that Your Church would bring You love to the world and the lives of those around us.

Saturday, 24 April 2021

Compline (night prayer) - Saturday, 24 April 2021

Tonight we reflected especially upon the world and the environment (fifth mark of mission), the emergency services and those who take life wantonly and wickedly.

Lord, heal our world we pray,

Friday, 23 April 2021

Compline (night prayer) Friday, 23 April 2021

Tonight brought the death of innocents before us in London, Paris, Kaduna, and so many other places. The heart of mankind is cruel indeed. We pray this night for the healing of the nations.

Thursday, 22 April 2021

compline (night prayer) - Thursday, 22 April 2021

Lord, we know that all have sinned and fallen short of Your glory. Help us not to accept that situation but to strive to rise from the mire as a witness to Your life in us.

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

Compline (night prayer) - Wednesday, 21 April 2021

May Jesus, the Christ, bring you and the whole of creation close to Him this night and may we be transformed into a people of prayer, praise and sacrifice that the world may be saved.

Lord in Your mercy - Hear our prayer

Tuesday, 20 April 2021

compline (night prayer) - Tuesday, 20 April 2021

On a night in Minneapolis where a court's decisions will cause grief and joy
Lord, heal our broken world - heal the USA, and all nations.
May it, and all nations, know unity and peace.

Lord, in Your mercy - hear our prayer.

Monday, 19 April 2021

Compline (night prayer) - Monday, 19 April 2021

We thank you Jesus, that as we go to our beds we do so in the confidence that whether we wake or sleep, we will live with You.


Sunday, 18 April 2021

Compline (night prayer) - Sunday, 18 April 2021

Day ends - bed arrives as a herald for that which this week will bring.

may we sleep well, rise refreshed and witness to the love of God made real for us in Jesus, the Christ. Amen.

Saturday, 17 April 2021

Compline (night prayer) - Saturday, 17 April 2021

A Consort to a Queen and servant of the King was laid to rest today with the hope that he will hear conferred upon him the blessing of the Christ and eternal life. This should the prayer of all sane folk as they lay themselves to bed.

Friday, 16 April 2021

Compline (night prayer) - Friday, 16 April 2021

The end of another week brings joys, sadness and concerns from all that it has contained. Blessings (given and received), triumph (and failure) and more besides are all entrusted into God's hands.

Lord the night grows dark but Your light is not overcome.

Thursday, 15 April 2021

Compline (night prayer_ Thursday, 15 April 2021

Lord God - for all the day has been and all we have done, seen and had done to us - we leave all at the foot of the cross and, entrusting ourselves into Your hand go to our beds in preparation for the new day that is tomorrow.

Be with us this night Lord we pray.

Wednesday, 14 April 2021

Compline (night prayer) - Wednesday, 14 April 2021

Lord, as the day draws to it's end where we are, we pray for peace in the world;
Justice andintegrity in the maintenance of law;
Compassion and mercy in tose who have power;
Mercy and protection for those who are oppressed, overwhelmed and misunderstood. 

In your mercy Lord - hear our prayer.

Tuesday, 13 April 2021

Compline (night prayer) - Tuesday, 13 April 2021

Another day ends and the sun has set.

Lord God, for all the day has held we give thanks, offer repentance, and pray for the needs around us.

Lord, grant us a quiet night and a perfect end.