Prayer for our Schools - 8/31/18

Lord Jesus Christ, as once You shared in our human toil and thus hallowed the work of our hands, bless our students in their education that they may be equipped to enter the workforce and be a blessing to the industries and service sectors of this land.  We give thanks for the labor of our teachers and the service they provide to our students.  Grant them just reward for their work that they may find joy in the success of their students; through Jesus Christ, our Lord.

 

Lord God, our Father, You kept Abraham and Sarah in safety throughout the days of their pilgrimage, You led the children of Israel through the midst of the sea, and by a star You led the Wise Men to the infant Jesus. Protect all who travel to and from our schools, especially those with little driving experience.  During this Labor Day Weekend, keep all drivers alert and focused on the task of driving. Make their ways safe and their homecomings joyful; through Jesus Christ, our Lord.

(adapted from Lutheran Service Book - Prayer for Before Travel)