The Canadian Council of Churches has organized an online ecumenical prayer service on May 30 with national church leaders from across Canada.
May 31, 2020 Acts 2:1–21 OR Numbers 11:24–30 Psalm 104:24–34, 35b 1 Corinthians 12:3b–13 OR Acts 2:1–21 John 20:19–23 OR John 7:37–39
On the five-year anniversary of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission issuing the 94 Calls to Action, Justice Ministries reflects on their importance and highlights a need to address them.
Give thanks for church communities that are caring for creation and taking steps to reduce their carbon footprint. Pray that we will reflect God’s love of creation every day. ━━━━ ❈ ━━━━ We pray for the leaders of Indigenous ministries.
We pray that hearts and minds will be opened to continue learning the truth about the harm of colonization and the Indian Residential School system. We pray that all Canadians will work for the healing and well-being of Indigenous communities.
We pray for those in need of healing today. ━━━━ ❈ ━━━━ We pray for those working in grocery stores.
Pray for all congregations tending to their communities and members in these difficult times.
We praise God for Canadian farmers participating in growing projects with Presbyterian World Service & Development partner Canadian Foodgrains Bank, helping combat hunger around the world. ━━━━ ❈ ━━━━ We pray for police officers who risk their lives every day to keep us safe.
We pray for the continued work and ministry of the recipients and nominees of the Woman of Faith Awards.
The national office of The Presbyterian Church in Canada is helping support and equip congregations and presbyteries in the use of Zoom for online video communications.