Praying with Pride.

The Art of Uncertainty

Yesterday’s Pride in London saw thousands of LGBTI people, including hundreds of Christians, march through London joyfully proclaiming and celebrating who we are. At a packed-out service at Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church, we came together to remember those who suffer and die because of their sexuality, and to celebrate the God whose love for us is perfect.

I was there on behalf of Christian Aid, whose partners across the world work for equality for all – and a few people have asked for the words of the prayers I prayed. Here they are, please feel free to use them if they’re helpful in your context. 

Photo: Brian Talbot https://www.flickr.com/photos/b-tal/65347879/in/photostream/ Photo: Brian Talbot https://www.flickr.com/photos/b-tal/65347879/in/photostream/

God whose love is never limited, we pray to you for those whose experience of life contains more fear and hatred than love. For those who stay indoors, who look over their shoulder, who never relax – for those who suffer…

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