Family Prayer

We pray as a family around the fireplace every so often and sometimes just as a married couple.  Since this time is not always easy, it can help to have some format.  Here’s an idea to try adapting along with your own message:

Family Prayer
 
Song 
Bless the Lord, o my soul and all that is within me bless His holy name.  (or a different song)

Light Candle with Prayer
Leader:       “This candle reminds us that Jesus is with us.”
All:              “Jesus, you are welcome here.”
Leader:       “We come together as a family to love you, to listen to you and to be filled up with you.”
 
Message
Deliver a good short message to the family using the bible, a book, storytelling, art, conversation, witnessing etc.  Ideas: a healing story of Jesus’, the importance of kindness, the definition of love… Continue reading “Family Prayer”