Jan 8, 2012

Intercession: Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Here are a number of petitions suggested for use during the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (January 18-25).   They come from the Graymoor Ecumenical and Interreligious Institute in New York.

Petitions for Christian Unity

For Christian Churches and Communities, that they may be faithful witnesses to the Gospel …

For church leaders everywhere during this Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, that they may work together and promote unity among Christians …

For the leadership of the Church throughout the world during this Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, that they may witness to Christ’s prayer “That All May Be One” …

For each of us, that we may hear Christ’s call to be witnesses and live faithfully the Good News of the Gospel …

For the various ecumenical dialogues between our church and other denominations, that they bear witness to the quest for Christian unity in Jesus’ name …

For those who bear witness to Christ through the ministry of ecumenism, that they always seek the unity that is found in Christ.

— posted on the website of the Graymoor Ecumenical and Interreligious Institute

For more worship resources related to Christian unity, click on Christian Unity in the list of “Labels” at the lower right side of the page, or see this Resources for Christian Unity Index.