In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.
Jesus be our light,
Flood our hearts with your hope
May your light brighten our days and comfort our darkness.
In these dark days when dawn breaks late and night falls early,
Be the light to guide us on our paths.
Dear God, lover of all
We praise you for gifting us Jesus as our Saviour.
He blessed the children who came to Him.
Look on us with kindness,
And protect us with Your love.
God, help us grow n wisdom and faith,
That we may inherit the Kingdom of God.
We ask for Your blessing, Lord,
Through Jesus Christ,
Our Teacher and Saviour.
We conclude with our Advent Prayer:
God's hope to direct me.
God's love to surround me.
God's joy to warm me.
God's peace to comfort me.
Bless our Advent journey to Christmas with light and patience,
Rooted in an understanding of God's loving creation in the human heart the United Nations has declared today Human Rights Day where all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. Let us pray for dignity for all.
We continue our day in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.