In the quiet, God, fill our season.
Help us find the strength of Christ, to provide,
Justice for the poor,
Fair decisions for the exploited,
Help us not judge based on appearance but what is in the heart.
Show us new faces to welcome into our lives.
Give us new friends to encourage and support.
Grow our heart for people other than ourselves.
Give us peace in the busyness,
Quiet in the noise,
Space in the clutter,
God, this season has so much potential.
Fill us with hope for what could be,
And patience for what will be.
We pray for this week to bring moments of laughter, memories of past celebrations and a reminder of why we celebrate this season.
Bring us closer to the day of celebration with more passion and mission,
With gratitude for each day.