Church prayers for use in church services, or leading intercessions. The intercessions are led by different members of the congregations each week. Using our lectionary readings you can also find many ideas for including in prayers for any given Sunday in the church. The prayers have been chosen as being of help in many different occasions. God of infinite mercy, we pray for the victims of violence in Ukraine. Remember them according to the favor you bear for your people. Comfort those who mourn and give strength to the injured. Deliver those whose hearts are hardened by hatred. Grant to us all your understanding, and your persevering love, for your mercy’s sake.