Open/Close Menu Anglican church of Good Shepherd-Protea, Kirstenbosch, Newlands and Bishopscourt, Cape Town, a chapelry of St Saviours, Claremont, at the centre of reconciliation and restitution in the post-apartheid era in South Africa

Prayer for the Coming of the Kingdom from the Iona Community. Where nations budget for war, whilst Christ say put up your sword, let us pray … your Kingdom Come, your will be done. where countries waste food and pursue material profits, whilst Christ says ..I was hungry, I was thirsty…. Let us pray…… where…

GOOD SHEPHERD    O Lord of new life, for your blessing we pray: Make holy the joy of this festival day. We celebrate guidance, we celebrate light; Rejoicing, we meet here again in your sight.   O Lord, our Good Shepherd, you give us this place, A home where we share the rich gifts of…

The Sutherland Tapestry by Graham Sutherland, hangs at the High Altar at Coventry Cathedral. To learn more about Graham Sutherland and The Sutherland Tapestry, please click on this link www.coventrycathedral.org.uk Below is a poem by Revd Harry Wiggett about the Sutherland Tapestry. ‘Here no empty cross or corpse outstretched, but a Lord lovingly waiting, seated;…

PARENTS’ PRAYER Loving Father, you have entrusted our children to us to bring them up for you, and prepare for the everlasting life. Assist us with your grace, that we may fulfil this sacred duty with competence and love. Teach us what to give and what to withhold. Show us when to reprove, when to…

Almighty God, you only can control our disordered will and passions; grant that we may love what you command and desire what you promise, that among the many and varied changes of the world, our hearts may be firmly fixed where true joys may be found. You, Lord, increase my zest for living My vision…

Heavenly Father, author and inspirer of all things holy, hear our prayers for our new Church. Living God, ever since this church was first built by the faithful members of Protea Village in the 1880s, it has been used to the sound of singing. This building has seen baptisms and funerals; This building is where…

God bless Africa Guide our children Guard our leaders And give us peace For Jesus Christ’s sake. Amen.

Lord Jesus Christ, Good Shepherd of the sheep, you gather the lambs in your arms and carry them in your bosom: we commend to your loving care all who are sick. Relieve their pain, guard them from all danger, restore to them your gifts of gladness and strength, raise them up to a life of…

Dear Lord, we thank you for the splendour of the whole creation, for the beauty of this world, for the wonder of life and for the mystery of love. We thank you for the blessing of family and friends, and for the loving care which surrounds us on every side. We thank you for setting…

O Holy Spirit, giver of light and life, impart to me thoughts higher than my own thoughts and prayers better than my own prayers, and powers beyond my own powers, that I may spend and be spent in the ways of love and goodness, after the image of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen.

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