Prayer Intentions 5th Sunday of Easter
For the Body of Christ, the Church:- That God’s people may have the faith to trust in the goodness of the Lord and his continued presence with us even in this time of trial and pain.
For all healthcare workers: that God will renew their strength, guide them in their work, and protect them and their families from harm
For all who are ill, particularly those with Covid-19: that God’s healing love will relieve their pain, strengthen their minds and bodies, and restore them to full health
For all government leaders: that God will guide them in developing safe and prudent strategies in helping us to move forward safely from lockdown
For all scientists and researchers:- That their quest to find a suitable vaccine and treatment may very soon be met with a successful outcome.
For those who have lost loved ones:- That they may receive consolation and the soothing of their pain and loss by the one who has destroyed death’s power for ever.
For all who have died, especially John Bryson and John Boyle and those who have gone before us in faith:- That they may come to share in the joy of God’s kingdom