Wings big enough for all

Open our hearts to this place of abundance

so we might glorify you

and welcome others into your steadfast love...

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Psalm 36: 5-10

How precious is your steadfast love, O God!
    All people may take refuge in the shadow of your wings.

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Prayer Points

"For where two or three are gathered in my name, I am there among them." (Matthew 18: 20) Here is a space to gather in God's name and share our hopes, concerns and thanksgiving. Suggest a prayer point that you would like to share with the Sanctuary First community (contact us). Feeling motivated to get involved with a local, national or global issue? Go to Do More to explore further.

  • Re-Imagining Church

    Dear God,

    Help us to re-imagine church,

    to remember our past ,

    reaffirm our present

    and rejoice in our future!

    Thanks for the opportunity to gather together with one another at our recent conference,

    to explore and celebrate and delight in your loving kindness and grace

    to take time to breathe and wonder,

    to re-imagine ourselves in service to you

    in a re-imagined church.


  • The Lonely

    We pray for the lonely in our society, that they may find comfort in the presence of the Lord in their life, and that they might receive practical support from those around them.

  • Praying for the planet

    Dear God, we pray for the planet, that people may be moved to protect it through their personal choices. Amen.

  • Grief

    Keep in mind today all those who still grieve for loved ones.
    Lord, Give me the sensitivity to remember and show empathy towards those who 
    live with the pain of grief and loss. Help me find the right words to speak and to know when to keep silent.

  • Forgotten Refugees

    We pray for the forgotten refugees. The ones still travelling to get to their destination and those stuck in bureaucracy. May they meet caring and generous people on their travels.