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Prayer for Mothering Sunday
Life Events Team
This simple prayer can be used during the service to involve everyone. Try it out in school assemblies too.
Place a hand on the heart and pray: ‘Thank you God, that you love each one of us’
Wrap your arms around yourself and pray: ‘Thank you God for the love of mothers, past and present and still to come’
Make a ‘roof shape’ with your fingertips touching and pray: ‘Thank you God for homes and help those who don’t feel safe today.’
Wriggle the fingers on both hands and pray: ‘Thank you God for all the people who work to take care of us every day.’
Cross over your forearms or index fingers to make a cross shape and pray: ‘Keep us close to your love each day’