for Reconciliation and Peace in the Holy
Liturgical Prayers for
God of justice and peace
We bring before you the Israeli and
in all their need, pain and fear.
Bring an end to humiliation and
injustice, corruption and violence.
Prosper those who work for peace with
May both people groups enjoy security
We ask this through your Son, the Prince
Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen
God our Father,
Your son was a refugee in Egypt
Look in compassion on all refugees in
the Middle East.
Restore their dignity,
relieve their poverty
and grant them justice,
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
Prosper the efforts of the Palestinians
to establish their own state,
Grant them success in controlling
violence and preventing terrorism,
in removing the corruption which
undermines their society, and
in fostering unity between factions for
the sake of peace.
Cause the Israelis to facilitate the
setting up of the Palestinian state
and give both the Israelis and the
Palestinians courage to compromise where
while ensuring the security of the two
for Jesus’ sake. Amen.
God of revelation,
Enable Christians everywhere to
understand more about the situation in
the Holy Land.
Preserve us from prejudice and
Give us compassion for both Palestinians
Help us to commit ourselves prayerfully
to promoting peace, justice and
for Jesus Christ’s sake. Amen.
May your blessing and protection be upon
all Christians in the Holy Land,
[especially Rachel Netanel
Grant them encouragement and
Enable them to witness with sensitivity
Build your church and prepare it for the
coming of the Prince of Peace,
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.