Join us in praying for the nation at 7pm

The Moderator of the General Assembly invites you to join him in prayer at 7pm.

Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair

Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair gives thanks to God for protecting and shielding us and providing strength to men and women on the front line battling the COVID-19 pandemic.

The minister of St Andrew's Parish Church in Arbroath, Angus said: "Living God, renew us we pray and renew the life of the world."

We pray:

Living God and gracious Father,
Protect and shield us.
Living God, protect and shield
All whom we love,
Through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Living God, your Son now sits in your presence
And shares in your glory and honour.
We thank you for the promise
That his presence shall be renewed for us,
Through the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Living God, we thank you that Jesus prayed for us
And that he continues to intercede for us.
We thank you that he continues to pray
For us and for our protection,
Through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Living God, we pray for the life of the world
We thankyou for all those who,in these days,
Strive to protect and shield us.
Renew them in heart and soul, andmind and strength,Through the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Living God, renew us we pray and renew the life of the world.
For you so lovedthe world thatyou gave your Son
That we might share in the life of the world to come.
Hear our prayer, now and always,
Through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Signed by:

Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair, Moderator of the General Assembly, Church of Scotland.

Most Rev Leo Cushley, Archbishop of St. Andrews and Edinburgh, Roman Catholic Church.

Most Rev Mark Strange, Primus, on behalf of the College of Bishops, Scottish Episcopal Church.

Rev John Fulton, Moderator, United Free Church of Scotland.

Rev Dr David Pickering, Moderator, United Reformed Church (Scotland)

Rev Martin Hodson, General Director, Baptist Union of Scotland.

Rev Mark Slaney, District Chair, Methodist Church (Scotland)

Rev May-Kane Logan, Chair, Congregational Federation in Scotland.

Lt Col Carol Bailey, Secretary for Scotland, Salvation Army.

Adwoa Bittle, Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)

Rev Jim Ritchie, District Superintendent, British Isles North District, Church of the Nazarene.

Pastor Chris Gbenle, Provincial Pastor, Province of Scotland, Redeemed Christian Church of God.

Bishop Francis Alao, Church of God (Scotland)/Minority Ethnic Churches Together in Scotland (MECTIS)

Fred Drummond, Director, Evangelical Alliance (Scotland)