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Pray

TCT is a Christian based charity that employs people of all faiths and none.

Prayer changes things

Many of our staff pray regularly for the people and communities that we serve and for our work supporting people and communities to thrive and flourish.

How we pray varies, as our staff belong to different faith traditions including Christian, Muslim and Sikh.

Pause For Thought

Pause For Thought - #WednesdayWisdom - 24th June 2020. “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding” Debbie shares from her Christian Faith about trusting in God in difficult times. 🎧

A prayer to share

In these uncertain times, many of our staff have found comfort in this prayer, and we share it with you now:

Pandemic

What if you thought of it
as the Jews consider the Sabbath—
the most sacred of times?
Cease from travel.
Cease from buying and selling.
Give up, just for now,
on trying to make the world
different than it is.
Sing. Pray. Touch only those
to whom you commit your life.
Center down.

And when your body has become still,
reach out with your heart.
Know that we are connected
in ways that are terrifying and beautiful.
(You could hardly deny it now.)
Know that our lives
are in one another’s hands.
(Surely, that has come clear.)
Do not reach out your hands.
Reach out your heart.
Reach out your words.
Reach out all the tendrils
of compassion that move, invisibly,
where we cannot touch.

Promise this world your love–
for better or for worse,
in sickness and in health,
so long as we all shall live.

By Lynn Ungar 3/11/20 - http://www.lynnungar.com/poems...

Prayers for week beginning 13th July 2020 from CPAS

TWO PRAYERS FOR REFLECTING ON INJUSTICE BY STEVE BROWN:

Lord, what do you want me to learn?

Lord, how do you want me to respond in order to honour you?

Amen.

Weekly prayer sheet

We have been working with our partners at Lichfield Diocese, who produce these excellent weekly prayer sheets, which include a TCT slot every Monday, where we pray for our communities.

Christian Prayer

Our CEO David Primrose prays that those of us who are feeling lonely and isolated may know they are included.

#peopleofhope

Page created 3rd June 2020

*Updated 10th June 2020*

Banner image credit - Igor Rodrigues via Unsplash

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“When I Pray, Coincidences Happen…”

William Temple