24 August 2012
A new prayer, composed by the Liturgical Commission, has been
added to a website section designed to resource churches as
they engage with the 2012 Paralympic Games.
A Prayer for the Paralympic Games
Lord Jesus Christ,
your love is more than gold,
and the warmth of your welcome is a taste of heaven.
We thank you for all involved in the London Paralympic Games;
for the skill and bravery of athletes;
for the wisdom and care of judges who ensure an equal chance for
for the support and encouragement of coaches and teammates;
and for the grace and kindness of volunteers who welcome all who
We ask that as the champions of the world unite in the spirit of
you would grant us a vision of a world
united in mutual respect and
united in fairness and encouragement
united in harmony and peace.
We ask this in your name.
The website section resourcing churches has so far had over
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