World Events: March 2022
Sunday 3rd April 2022
On 3rd April 2022, (Passion Sunday) Christian Aid is asking churches and Christians from across the UK and Ireland to come together in an act of witness to pray and light candles for Ukraine, for an end to the conflict, and for all those affected by the terrible impact of war.
We all share a feeling of horror and powerlessness but every prayer, every action brings hope to the people of Ukraine.
A prayer for Passion Sunday
God of all peoples and nations,
Who created all things alive and breathing,
United and whole,
Show us the way of peace that is Your overwhelming presence.
We hold before you the peoples of Ukraine and Russia,
Every child and every adult.
We long for the time
When weapons of war are beaten into ploughshares.
When nations no longer lift up sword against nation.
We cry out to you for peace.
Protect those who only desire and deserve to live in security and safety.
Comfort those who fear for their lives and the lives of their loved ones.
Be with those who are bereaved.
Change the hearts of those set on violence and aggression
And fill leaders with the wisdom that leads to peace.
Kindle again in us a love of our neighbour,
And a passion for justice to prevail
And a renewed recognition that we all play a part in peace.
Creator of all hear our prayer and bring us peace.
Make us whole.
You can download prayers from the Christian Aid website: Prayers for Ukraine - Christian Aid that you can share during your worship for that Sunday and if possible perhaps in a more public event with other churches and your wider community.
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