Jun 4, 2020

Opening Prayer for Trinity Sunday


Here’s an opening prayer from Rev. Dr. Libby Grammar, Senior Pastor at First Baptist Church in Martinsville, VA.

She writes, I feel like unity and love are such core parts of the Trinity, and they are so needed in our world.”

Trinity Sunday: Opening Prayer

God in Three Persons, Blessed Trinity,
We ask for your presence to enter this space.
We know that in self-giving love,
Your very nature teaches us how to love one another.

Father and Creator,
Son and Redeemer,
Spirit and Advocate,

We call upon you to teach us this hour.
Teach us to pray.
Teach us to love.
Teach us to be one, as you are one.

With all of our divisions we create with our own biases,
From social class to race,
From gender to age,
From ability to different abilities,
We know we still have much to learn.

Teach us this hour, we pray,

in the name of Jesus Christ, who taught us all to pray, saying: Our Father…

~ submitted by Rev. Dr. Libby Grammer, Senior Pastor at First Baptist Church in Martinsville, VA. https://fbcmartinsville.com