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Peace prayers from Messy Church

At the latest Messy church we our theme was "War and peace"
Jesus said "Blessed are the peacemakers for they will be called children of God"

During our celebration time we wrote prayers of peace on outlines of doves. Some of the prayers were

Dear God help the people who are poor and struggling in Nepal.
Dear God help stop war and help us to be friends with everybody.

Dear God, please save the environment. Stop Ebola.

Dear God, help people living in poverty and those who are lonely.

Dear God, help us to communicate and listen to others, especially Muslims.

Dear God, ,ay we always have friends.

Dear God, we pray for our friends and family and the beautiful place we live in.

Dear God, help us to share our resources with others, we are a rich country.

Dear God, we pray for all those who had their homes damaged in the storms. Thanks God for all the lovely friends I have made at school. We pray for Mishel and her family in Zambia.

Dear God, we pray for children who are hungry, help us to share the world's wealth. We pray for refugees who don't have homes. We pray for those struggling in Vanuatu and Nepal.

Dear God, we pray that less people exploit rainforests especially those in the Amazon.

and now for a blessing

Deep peace of the Running wave to you
Deep peace of the flowing Air to you
Deep peace of the quiet Earth to you
Deep peace of the Shining Stars to you
Deep peace of the Son of Peace to you
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