Two prayers for October
A prayer for young local people -
Almighty Father, we pray for our young people growing up in an unstable and confusing world. We pray that we may be used by you to show them that your ways give meaning to life and that following Jesus is better than chasing after the ways of the world. We pray that they may have courage for the future, and find joy in you and your creation, through Jesus Christ, our Lord, Amen.
A prayer about daily life -
Lord God, we bless you for our creation. The life we possess is your gift and we hold it in trust from you. Teach us to value it and to use it to the full. For we have but one life in which to glorify you, to serve your plans and to help other people. Lord, show us what to do with this life, and let us not waste any of the time that you have assigned to us, for the sake of Jesus Christ, our Lord, Amen.