Moston Methodist Church

Minister – Rev Sharon Read

50th Anniversary Prayer

On the 50th Anniversary of Moston Methodist Church,
we give thanks for the life of this place,
and the witness of the people who worship here,
brick by brick

We give thanks for the worship:
the weekly services, carol services,
Holy Communions, Ash Wednesdays, Maunday Thursdays,
Good Fridays, Easter Day celebrations, Pentecost, the Harvest
Festivals, all age Worship, Parade Services,
hymn by hymn

We give thanks for the life of this Church:
the members of the congregation
and the people who worship with us,
the faithful, the occasional, the long gone,
the ministers, the local preachers, the church stewards,
the organist, the choir, the door stewards, the office holders,
person by person

We give thanks for the special services:
the baptisms, the weddings, the funerals,
reception into membership, ecumenical services,
prayer by prayer

We give thanks for the witness of this place:
the house groups, the fellowship groups, junior church,
playgroup, youth project, community groups,
the building project, the committee meetings,
offering by offering.

We give thanks for the faith in life,
and the life of faith here in this place.
We give thanks for this our church.
We give thanks for these your people.