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Praying  for all GFS Members studying and sitting exams at this time

Good Luck

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Please continue to support this initiative which was initially launched for the Lenten period….

“As we approach and journey through the season of Lent, GFS in Ireland are delighted to be supporting the Less Plastics for Lent initiative.  This initiative was approved at our GFS Central Council meeting in February 2019 and is being supported by GFS Worldwide.  Our hope in GFS, is that with everyone making small changes in how they regard and treat plastics it will have a lasting and positive impact on our world. It is said that it takes 21 days to form a habit, here we have 40 days to form not only a good habit but a lasting habit that we can all enjoy the benefits off.  Please feel free to download the calendar here and share it with your family, friends and churches ”

Alison Jackson

All Ireland President

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GFS Worldwide has created a wonderful resource to be used by GFS and Christians called’Prayers of Hope’ where  the prayers and reflections have been supplied from around the world.  Please find the prayers for  June, July and August below, please click here to download these prayers.

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Prayer of Hope for June 2019

Dear God of Miracles and Wonders,

I celebrate the honor of wearing Your Supernatural Armor. I put on the Helmet of Salvation. As a dedicated woman of God, I praise You for my eternal salvation and for the many ways You save me from troubles each day.

I put on the Belt of Truth. As a dedicated woman of God, I will remember that living by the truths in the Bible protects me and opens the door to the awesome blessings that You want me to enjoy.

I put on the Breastplate of Righteousness. As a dedicated woman of God, I will live in a righteous, pure, wholesome way so that the beautiful light of Jesus shines through me each day.

I put on the Shoes of Peace. As a dedicated woman of God, I will seek to bring more godly peace into my mind, into my emotions, and into my home.

I pick up the Shield of Faith. As a dedicated woman of God, I will raise my Shield of Faith each time the demonic forces try to draw me into worry or fear or doubting You.

I pick up the Sword of the Spirit which is the Word of God. As a dedicated woman of God, I will read Your Holy Book, speak out Your Powerful Words, and live out Your Amazing Destiny for my life. I will become a wise woman who Prays Powerful Prayers for my family, my friends, and myself. I will generously share Your love and compassion with others. Daily I will show that I am growing in the Fruit of the Spirit – Love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control.

june-prayer-of-hopeThis little light of mine – I’m going to let it shine. In Jesus’ miraculous name I pray.

Amen    Copyright © 2017 Beth McLendon of Inspirational-Prayers.comhttps://www.inspirational-prayers.com/full-armor-prayer-for-women.html

 

“Dear God, thank you for your amazing power and work in our lives, thank you for your goodness and for your blessings over us. Thank you for your great love and care. Thank you for your sacrifice so that we might have freedom and life. Forgive us for when we don’t thank you enough, for who you are, for all that you do, for all that you’ve given. Help us to set our eyes and our hearts on you afresh. Renew our spirits, fill us with your peace and joy. We love you and we need you, this day and every day. We give you praise and thanks, for You alone are worthy! In Jesus’ Name,  Amen.”   Debbie McDaniel

 

 

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Prayer of Hope for July 2019

Gratitude Prayer

Loving Lord,

As I express my gratitude to you in prayer, may it be a pleasing, joyful sound to you.

Thank you, Lord, for your love. It brings me acceptance and significance.

Thank you, Lord, for your truth. It brings me guidance and direction.

Thank you, Lord, for your mercy. It brings me help and comfort.

Thank you, Lord, for your faithfulness. It brings me stability and strength.

Thank you, Lord, for your kindness. It brings me daily provision and sustenance.

Thank you, Lord, for your beauty displayed in the earth. It brings me joy and delight.

Thank you, Lord, for your way of redemption – the cross. It brings me salvation and

regeneration.  Amen    Copyright © 2014 Beth McLendon of Inspirational-prayers.com – https://www.inspirational-prayers.com/gratitude-prayer.html

 

Loving Saviour, touch the hearts of those who abuse others. Heal their thinking, so that they may turn to You and seek Your ways. Help them to know that every human being is a treasure to You. Help them to know that You are a forgiving God and can lead them on a path to new life. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

Our Heavenly Father is a source of consolation and hope and by His son’s dying and rising, He remains our light in every darkness and our strength in every weakness. Call on God to be the refuge and guardian of all who suffer from abuse and violence. Ask that He comforts these victims and sends healing for their wounds of body, soul and spirit. God has the power to rescue them from bitterness and shame and refresh them with Your love. He can heal their brokenness and revive the spirits of all who lament this sin. In order to call for justice, we must first deepen our respect for the dignity of every human life. Call on the giver of peace who has the power to restore.   By Lesli White Shutterstock.com

 

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Prayer of Hope for August 2019

In times of darkness, when we feel helpless, we seek strength and stability in the Lord. Let us also seek to share our gladness of heart in good time with the Lord.

Every generation seems to have its own unique set of trials and tribulations. Among the trials we face today are division and separation. Let us pray to the Lord for spiritual guidance so that we become one with the Body of Christ.

Let us also give thanks for all the blessings the Lord has bestowed upon us. Let us be especially thankful of the abundance of talent and commitment of our members as we continue with our work in God’s Kingdom

Submitted by: Karen Patterson National

President, The Episcopal Church Women USA

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En tiempos de tinieblas, cuando nos sentimos indefensos, buscamos Fortaleza y estabilidad en el Senor. Tratemos tambien de compartir nuestra alegria de Corazon en los Buenos tiempos con el Senor.

Cada generacion parece tener su propio conjunto unico de pruebas y tribulaciones. Entre los ensayos que enfrentamos hoy estan la division y la separacion. Oremos al Senor para que nos guie espiritualmente para que nos conviertamos en uno con el cuerpo de Cristo.

Senor, ayudanos a apartar los Dolores del pasado y a avanzar juntos.

Tambien damos gracias por todas las bendiciones que el Senor nos ha otorgado. Seamos especialmente agradecidos por la abundancia de talent y compromise de nuestros miembros a medida que continuamos con nuestro trabajo en el Reino de Dios.

 Submitted by: Karen Patterson National

President

The Episcopal Church Women USA

 

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