Brexit prayers

As our political leaders continue to wrestle with divisions over Brexit and our changing position within Europe and beyond, we have written a series of prayers calling for congregations and communities to “come together” in prayer and reflection.

We will add a new prayer to this page once a week.

Churches Together in Britain and Ireland have also written a selection of prayers about Brexit which you can download and use for reflection.

Moderator invites churches to ‘open their doors’ and reflect on Brexit

Rev Susan Brown

Dear Friends,

It will not have escaped your attention that we are currently living through a time of tumultuous change in the United Kingdom’s relationship with the European Union.

Across the country this change is having, and will continue to have, a profound impact on individual lives within our congregations and our communities.

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A prayer in challenging times

Each week we will publish a new prayer written by a member of the Church.

Martin Johnstone

Martin Johnstone

God, present in the wilderness,

in these challenging and uncertain times, we pray with those who feel cut off and excluded:

those who fear that the place they belong is less like home; those who worry that the little they have needs to stretch even further; we pray for those whose concerns are present and tangible; and those whose worries are imagined but just as acute.

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Wendy Lloyd

Martin Johnstone

Gathering God,

who spoke words of comfort to Abram, pointing to a bright future that seemed so unlikely, as we wander this wilderness of Brexit uncertainty, bewildered and confused, frustrated and angry,

help us all hear Your words beyond the chaos and din: ‘Do not be afraid, I am your shield.’ Christ with us, Christ within us Christ behind us, Christ before us.

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