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Sample Closing Prayers for Worship Services That Inspire
Writing a closing prayer for worship can be difficult. You want it to encapsulate the message you just gave but leave your congregation with a feeling of hope and love.
As a pastor, you have a great responsibility... you lead a busy life. Your life extends beyond the walls of the church, but your mind is always at the church. We’re here to help! Are you looking for a sample closing prayer for worship service? Below are multiple variations: blessings, thanksgivings, humility, guidance, protection, fellowship, wisdom and more.
You can use these prayers as-is or edit them as you see fit.
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Closing Prayer for Blessing
Love for others prayer, closing prayer for worship and thanksgiving , closing prayer for humility.
- As We Leave This Place Prayer
- Closing Prayer for Guidance
- Prayer for Protection
- Closing Prayer for Wisdom
- Fellowship Prayer
- Prayer of Worship
- Closing Prayer for Peace
- Hear From You Prayer
Prayer for Faithfulness
- Prayer for Abiding
Closing Prayer for Tithing
- Prayer for When Life is Hard
Closing Prayer for Marriages
Prayer for health .
- Closing Prayer for Faith
- Prayer for Grieving
Closing Prayer for Purity of Mind
- Prayer for the Holy Spirit
- Closing Prayer for Patience
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Prayers of blessing have been offered since biblical times. They are often said as a closing prayer for church service as a benediction .
Lord God, thank you for your abundant love and care for us. Thank you for forgiving our sins, even for the sins we do not realize we commit. Lord, please fill us with your wisdom and your compassion for others. May you bless us with your never-ending love. May you fill our cups with joy and may our lands overflow with your abundance. Lord, please help us to serve you in all we do. Help us to honor you both today and every day. In Jesus' name, we pray, Amen.
Father God, your loving-kindness knows no bounds. Our world is in so much turmoil and we find ourselves fearful at times. Help us to remember the example you set for us of what unconditional love looks like. Help us to love our neighbor. Fill us with love for those close to us, but also those who differ from us. We ask that you help us to love others as you love us, putting others before ourselves. Thank you for your unfailing love. Amen.
Worship and thanksgiving are two pillars of the Christian faith. This sample closing prayer helps to remind your congregation of all they have to be thankful for and to point their eyes heavenward.
Heavenly Father, we thank you for this time we could spend in your presence today. Help us remember that you have given us more than we could have ever asked for or even imagined. Help us to continually turn our eyes to you in worship and adoration. For you are the Alpha and the Omega, king overall. We thank you for all you bless us with, the family and friends you surround us with. We thank you for the freedom we find in you. In your name, we pray, Amen.
The very definition of having an attitude of humility means we interact with others in a way that is not arrogant. Offering a prayer of humility as the closing prayer for church service is a good reminder for parishioners to think this way as they go forth into their day.
Lord God, we come before you today wholly unworthy of even being in your presence. We thank you for the gift of salvation through your Son that made it possible for us to gather in your name today. Help us to be willing to serve others even when our efforts may go unnoticed. Help us to be gracious and forgiving of others when wronged. Lord, please grant us compassion and humility of heart. In your name, Amen.
As We Leave This Place Prayer
This sample closing prayer for worship service is meant to be used as a benediction over your congregation. It can serve as a reminder to be a light in the world as they go about their daily lives.
Heavenly Father, thank you for this time that we have spent together learning more about you and worshiping your name. As we leave this place today, may we be committed to worshiping and serving you in our daily lives. Lord, show us ways that we can bless others each day. Help us to see you in the monotony of the mundane; help us to see your blessings around us in the simple, small things that bring us joy each day. As we leave this place, please fill us with peace. Help us to go forth with joy that can only come from you. Amen.
Closing Prayer for Guidance
Lord God, we come before you today humbly, acknowledging our need for you. We thank you for your never-ending patience despite our many flaws and fumbles. Lord, we ask that you guide us as we seek to live out your will in our lives. Shine your light into the areas of our lives where we need to make changes and give us a desire to be more like you. We know your Word is a light unto our path, so help us to seek you out each day; to read Your Word for guidance and direction. Lord, may your loving hand direct our steps as we go out into the world today. In Jesus' name, we ask these things, Amen.
Prayer for Protection
The world has seen much upheaval in the last few years and this has left people feeling anxious and unsafe. This sample prayer can be used to ask for protection and safety.
Father God, we come before you today weak and afraid. Our world feels frightening in ways that it has not before. Thank you, Lord, that we can trust you to be the same yesterday, today, and tomorrow. Thank you for being a God we can trust wholeheartedly without fear or reservation. Lord, we ask for your protection over our church. We ask that you would erect a hedge of protection around our families; we ask that you would place a shield around those we love and care for. Please, Lord, do not let the fiery darts of the enemy touch us. Thank you that you are a God who never slumbers. We trust in you. Amen.
Closing Prayer for Wisdom
The Bible tells us that if we ask for wisdom, we will receive it. This sample prayer is a great way to remind your congregation of his Bible promise.
Lord God, we know that your word tells us that if we ask you for wisdom, you will grant us our request. We come to you today, asking you to fill us with your wisdom so that we may be more like you. We know that wisdom is not found in worldly affairs but is a gift from you. Help us to know the difference. Help us to be people of vision; people who live with our eyes on eternity, not on things of this world. Keep us from straying from the path you have set before us. Lord, please grant us your wisdom in full measure. We ask this in Jesus' name, Amen.
Fellowship is one of the most important parts of creating a healthy community within your church. This sample prayer is a good way to ask for God's help and guidance in this area.
Heavenly Father, we thank you for this time we've had together in your presence. Help us to remember in the hustle and bustle of daily life that our time together and our time with you is ultimately what matters most. Help us to carve out time in our busy schedules for fellowship, to encourage one another, and point one another toward you. Help us to value our brothers and sisters in Christ and to see our need for one another. Thank you for making us one family under you. We love you, Lord. Amen.
Prayer of Worship
Lord, we are grateful to be gathered together today to worship your Holy Name. We offer our worship and adoration to you, for you are worthy to be praised. We lift our voices together to offer you all that you are due. Thank you for bringing us together today to worship in this place. Thank you for all you have blessed us with and for all you provide. Please help our focus to remain on you as we go about our day. In Jesus’ Holy Name, Amen.
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Closing Prayer for Peace
When the world feels overwhelming, the church is often a place of safety for many. This sample prayer is to be used to usher in peace for your congregation.
Heavenly Father, there is so much in the world around us that we can't comprehend right now. At times like this, life feels overwhelming until we are reminded that you are in control. Help us to practice patience when things seem bleak, to remember that you are the God who makes a way when there seems to be no way. Please bless us with your perfect peace , Father. Help us to rest in you and trust in your timing. In your name, we ask these things, Amen.
Hear From You Prayer
Lord God, thank you for hearing us when we pray. Thank you that we can come to you with every concern, big and small. Lord, we come to you today to ask that you pour your Spirit out on this place. May we feel you move within our hearts; may we hear your voice. We ask that you help us to have ears that hear and hearts that are willing to follow. Lord God, we ask this in your name, Amen.
There are times when we feel we've stumbled or fallen in our walk with God and need to ask forgiveness and for renewed faithfulness. This sample prayer is to aid in encouraging your church members after a sermon on this topic.
Lord Jesus, we thank you for loving us despite our many stumbles and failings. Please forgive our missteps and guide us as we seek to serve you wholeheartedly. Lord, please help us to be faithful followers of Christ. Help us never to be ashamed to live our lives according to your commands. We long to be more like you. Please mold us more into your likeness every day. Thank you for your love and faithfulness to us. In Jesus' name, Amen.
Prayer for Abiding
We are told that when we abide in Christ, and he in us, we will bear much fruit . This is a sample closing prayer for church service centered around abiding in Christ.
Dear God, we thank you for bringing us together in one place to worship you today. We ask that you help us to stay consistently in your Word each day, that we might abide in you, and you in us. Please help us not to get swept up in things of this world. Help us to keep our minds focused on you and may we strive to do your will. Thank you, Lord God, for your compassion and kindness toward us. In your precious name, Amen.
Heavenly Father, we come before you with love and adoration. We thank you for gathering us here today to worship you. Lord, as we consider giving back to you, help us to do so with generous and joyful hearts. Help us to honor you and to remember that all we have is a gift from you. We now offer a portion of those gifts back to you. Please accept our tithes as good and pleasing in your sight. In Jesus' name, Amen.
Prayer for When Life is Hard
There are times when very hard things happen in the world and they must be addressed on Sunday morning. This sample prayer can be used for those occasions.
Lord God, we come before you today worn and weary. The world seems harsher even than usual this morning and we ask for an extra measure of Your grace and compassion. Fill this place with your presence, Father, and help us to feel your comfort flow over us. Lord God, we realize in times like these just how much we truly need you. Thank you for your steadfast and unconditional love. Please forgive our uncertainty and doubt. Help us to be faithful servants. We love and praise your name. Amen.
Lord, we thank you for this time together to learn about your plan for our families. We believe that you have brought us together for a purpose. Help us to keep you at the center of our marriages, to rely on you for wisdom and guidance. Please forgive us when we fail to put our spouses before ourselves, when we fail to speak kindly; when we fail to act humbly. Please guard our marriages and help us to do the work necessary for them to succeed. In Jesus' name, Amen.
The health of congregation members can also be of concern to church leaders . Use this sample closing prayer to address health concerns in your church.
Heavenly Father, we come before you today grateful to be gathered in your name. We lay at your feet our brothers and sisters who are dealing with health concerns. Lord, we ask that you lay your healing hand upon them and bring them comfort. We ask that you free them from any worries and anxiety; we ask your Spirit to fill them completely. Lord, we believe you are our Healer and our Counselor, our Great Physician. Please hear our prayer. We ask this all in Jesus' precious name, Amen.
Closing Prayer for Faith
Is your worship service about strengthening your faith this week? The following sample prayer can be used for weeks centered around faith.
Lord God, we are so grateful to be together worshiping and praising you. Lord, we desire to know better. We ask that you strengthen our faith, and help us to be bolder in how we live our lives, and serve you. Give us faith that can move mountains. We want to be strong in you. Ready to give an answer for our faith and do battle against any lies of the enemy we may encounter. Lord, please fill us with wisdom and faith that only come from you. In your name, we pray, Amen.
Prayer for Grieving
There will be times when your church family experiences the loss of loved ones. Use this sample closing prayer for times of grieving and loss.
Lord Jesus, we come to you today full of sadness and sorrow. Lord, we ask you to wrap your arm around our loved one and comfort them during this difficult time. Please give us the strength to bear our burdens while we grieve. Thank you, Lord, for your compassionate love, and please help us to extend that love to one another during this time of loss. Draw close to us, Lord, may we feel your presence. In Jesus' name, Amen.
Dear Heavenly Father, we come before you humbly today, asking that you remove anything within us that is not pleasing to you. Lord, we thank you for sending your Son to pay the penalty for our sins. We ask your forgiveness for those things we have done that go against your commands. Lord, we ask that you renew us and purify us from within. Make us wholly pleasing to you. We desire to be people who serve you above all else. In Jesus' name, we pray, Amen.
Prayer for the Holy Spirit
If your service is focused on learning more about the Holy Spirit, your closing prayer should focus on this as well. This sample closing prayer can be used to help close a service focused on the Holy Spirit.
Lord Jesus, thank you that we are able to be here today, gathered together to worship you. We thank you for your gift of the Holy Spirit. Please fill us with your Spirit and may we be full of grace, joy, and peace, because of your presence within us. May your Spirit's power produce fruit within our lives. May your Spirit allow us to live in victory over sin that has weighed us down. Help us to live holy lives, focused on serving you. In your name, we pray, Amen.
Closing Prayer for Patience
In this hustle-and-bustle world, it can be hard to live a patient life. This closing prayer is for times when this is the topic of your worship service.
Lord, we come to you today grateful to be gathered with our brothers and sisters in Christ. Lord, we are weary and battle-worn. We feel pressure from every side. Help to stay steadfast in our faith and keep our eyes focused on you. Lord, please grant us patience as we wait on you to fulfill the promises in your Word. Help us to be full of grace and compassion when dealing with others; help us to love others as you have loved us. Lord, thank you for your never-ending patience with us. Help us to be patient people, so that we may point others toward you. We ask these things in Jesus' name, Amen.
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8 Closing Prayers for a Church Meeting or Fellowship
The most excellent approach to ending Church meetings such as fellowships, Bible study, or other gatherings is through a closing prayer. It influences how everyone feels as they leave the meeting and encourages them to attend more of such.
Jesus led as a perfect example because He always prayed at the beginning and end of every gathering with His disciples or other followers. You shouldn’t be nervous whenever asked to lead a closing prayer for Church meetings because it’s very easy and uplifting.
This post contains eight prayers to help you finalize your gathering in a Godly way .
Before you start, save these prayers for faith and trust in God .
1) Short Closing Prayer for a Church Meeting
“God of Love, Thank You for Your presence and guidance since we commenced this meeting. Having come to the end of our agenda for the day, we thank You for the excellent opportunity You’ve granted us to be together. Please help us to practice whatever we have discussed so we may bear more fruits for Your kingdom. Let every step we take be by Your word and will for us. May You send Your Holy Spirit upon us as we depart and help us meet again in Jesus’s name. Amen.” Original StAgnes.net prayer. Copying prohibited, except with source.
A closing prayer for a Church meeting is as important as its opening counterpart , as it guides the participants as they leave for other activities.
All Church meetings should call for closing prayers no matter how short it takes or whatever matters are being discussed during the gathering.
It can take some time to practice leading a closing prayer before a Church gathering when asked to. However, the above example can help you avoid embarrassment and self-doubt when leading a closing prayer for a Church meeting.
Even easier, you can read 2 Thessalonians 3:18 , which is similar to requesting the grace of our Lord, Christ Jesus, to be with every member in the meeting as they go.
“ The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. ” — 2 Thessalonians 3:18 .
Also try these opening prayers for Bible study .
2) Beautiful Closing Prayer for a Church Meeting
“Heavenly King, We gather before You today with thanksgiving for enabling us to sit and discuss different matters through this meeting. Now as we prepare to leave, may You send Your angels to walk ahead of us, protecting us from unfortunate situations. Thank You for the great things You’ve prepared for us through this meeting. Help us to continue looking up to You as our provider and guide. In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.” Original StAgnes.net prayer. Copying prohibited, except with source.
As you draw near the end of your Church meeting, it’s only wise and considerate to bring it to a close with a word of thanksgiving and gratitude .
For true believers of Christ, closing prayers express your appreciation for the time shared while seeking God’s guidance in future meetings.
Every Church meeting offers a great opportunity to rekindle friendships and memories while celebrating God’s wisdom and grace after months or weeks of planning the gathering.
Remember to pray for protection over everyone as they leave until you gather for another meeting.
After praying, say this Bible verse :
“ Whatever you ask in my name, this I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If you ask me anything in my name, I will do it. ” — John 14:13-14 .
3) Short Closing Prayer for Church Service
“Dear Lord, As we end this Church service, we thank and honor You for Your wisdom, understanding, and blessing upon our lives. May You bless everyone who took their time to come to Church today and protect them as they return home to prepare for a new week. Help us to live according to Your teachings and stay away from evil. In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.” Original StAgnes.net prayer. Copying prohibited, except with source.
Sometimes the church meetings can be a little late. So, if you don’t have much time to say a prayer, this short closing prayer for a Church service is perfect for you .
Any Church meetings should be conducted in the traditional way, with opening and closing prayers in place. No matter the time you have or the time of the day.
Therefore, this is why this prayer is perfect. You can say it quickly but still have strong faith to bless all of those present in the service .
4) Powerful Closing Prayer for Fellowship
“Almighty Father, I am grateful for the time that we have had together in Your presence, believing that whatever we’ve discussed shall be kept in practice. Please enable us to share this love and unity with everyone we meet this week and illustrate Your goodness to all, including the non-believers. Shine Your light upon us until we meet again in Jesus’ mighty name, I pray. Amen.” Original StAgnes.net prayer. Copying prohibited, except with source.
To gather by the grace of God in a fellowship is by itself a blessing , but having a productive and uplifting session is another.
Regardless of the many challenges you might have encountered while planning for the fellowship, such as time difference, availability, and venue, God still allows His people to meet as planned .
Therefore, a closing prayer is very important whenever you have a successful Church fellowship .
Even when things don’t go as intended, it’s still important to thank God and ask for His intervention as you depart and prepare for another fellowship.
After praying, I recommend finishing with a Bible verse. For example:
“Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. ” — Matthew 7:7 .
“ Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours. ” — Mark 11:24 .
5) Short Closing Prayer for Worship Service
“Christ Jesus, We are thankful to have gathered here today in Your name and complete the worship service with blessings, favor, and togetherness. As we disperse, please grant us the guidance and patience to wait for Your answers concerning the things we have prayed for. Please make us a symbol of Your goodness so that we may lure more souls into Your kingdom. I ask this in Your name. Amen.” Original StAgnes.net prayer. Copying prohibited, except with source.
Worship is usually a time to connect with God’s presence while sharing uplifting moments with fellow believers.
Praying after enjoying such a glorious time is essential to welcome the hand of God as you leave for your homes and until you meet for another session.
Through Christ Jesus, let yourself continually offer a sacrifice of praise to the Creator , the fruit of your lips that acknowledges His mighty name.
Remember to praise the Lord even after you’ve left the worship place or Church by living righteously, preaching His word, and leading as an example to the non-believers.
I believe you will also love these opening prayers for workship service .
6) Closing Prayer for Sunday Service
“Merciful Father, Thank You for making us a family in Christ Jesus and enabling us to gather for another Sunday service to share Your word and love. As we prepare to return to our homes, we pray for the guidance of Your Holy Spirit in all areas of life, including our families, jobs, and relationships. May You enable us to live according to Your will so we may become part of Your chosen souls. Amen.” Original StAgnes.net prayer. Copying prohibited, except with source.
Whether the first or second service, closing prayers is essential to every Sunday session . Regardless of how many times you’ve prayed across the worship.
Even better, some Churches have developed a specific closing prayer that they narrate at the end of every service.
A good example of such closing prayer narrations includes: “ May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with us now until forever, Amen .”
This narration is used in millions of Churches to mark the end of a Sunday service , Bible study, or any gatherings and welcome the protection of God as the attendants proceed to other duties.
You can also adopt a specific closing prayer or set different ones. Either way, a closing prayer should be simple and precise .
7) Guidance Closing Prayer for a Church Meeting
“Loving God, We bow before Your today, praying for Your guidance as we come to the end of this Church meeting. It has been a great blessing to gather in Your name and discuss different matters. We believe we will live according to Your Word and fulfill its promises. May Your angels walk with us until we meet next time. We ask this in Your precious name. Amen.” Original StAgnes.net prayer. Copying prohibited, except with source.
While we may sometimes be tempted to try and finalize things faster, it’s always advisable to thank God for such a great opportunity to hold a Church meeting .
If possible, you can mention the name of everyone in attendance, appreciating their dedication and praying for their guidance as they head home.
The contents of a guidance closing prayer for a Church meeting include :
- Thanking God for His blessings;
- Expressing your hopes for future meetings;
- Praying for the guidance of the group members at large;
- Say a specific prayer request if requested by any of the attendees.
You can also speak Proverbs 2:6 after, which says, “ For the Lord gives wisdom; from his mouth come knowledge and understanding .”
8) Protection Closing Prayer for Fellowship
“Amazing God, Thank You for the gift of life and the opportunity to fellowship together as a resemblance of the body of Christ. As we leave for different destinations, we plead for Your immense protection on the way and as we proceed with various activities. Please send the blood of Your son Jesus Christ to shield us from all evil. Thank You for being our Protector. Amen.” Original StAgnes.net prayer. Copying prohibited, except with source.
The world has become full of disasters recently, and everyone feels unsafe, anxious, and worried. However, we can always find protection from our Creator if we ask for it through prayers .
As you finish your fellowship gathering, it’s important to declare protection upon every attendee as they head and stay home.
While you pray, remember to be thankful for those who gathered that day, especially those who traveled a long distance to praise our Lord .
Before you leave, save these prayers for retreat participants .
May I Close the Meeting With a Psalm?
Indeed! You can close the meeting with a psalm as you pray .
Besides fulfilling different Christian practices, closing a meeting with a psalm breaks the boredom of doing the same thing repeatedly, making the gathering more interesting.
Can I Print These Prayers?
Yes! The above closing prayers for a Church meeting are printable for believers who intend to use them for future reference.
You can also distribute them across your Bible study members or keep them among the Church leaders.
Church meetings are one of the essential parts of developing a healthy community among Christians.
Besides discussing different points regarding the Church, they also offer us an opportunity to communicate with God through opening and closing prayers.
Unfortunately, many believers may fail to pray at the end of their meetings for various reasons- which isn’t good . However, not knowing how to say a closing prayer cannot be among the reasons because you now have eight amazing examples to keep you going.
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21 Best Closing Prayers for Meetings
A closing prayer is a great way to end a meeting, Bible study or church meeting in prayer. Here are some closing prayers for meetings that will help get you started.
Gratitude Prayer Gracious Father, thank you for making this day successful. As we depart, Lord, we ask you to be with us. May your angels go before us and clear the way so that we can reach home safely. Thank you for the lives that you have prepared beforehand for us to touch with your word. Lord, thank you for the laughter and the wonderful time that we’ve shared. May all glory and honor come back to you in everything that we do. It is in Jesus’ name we believe and pray, Amen.
Guidance Prayer Awesome God, as we leave this place, we put our trust in you because we know you will never shame us. We hope continually in you and praise you more and more. May we tell of your righteousness as we leave this place and even when we come back. Be our guide in everything that we do and lead us to the rock that is higher than us. Help us to abide in your word and let it guide us in all that we do. We shall continue to look up to you because we know that you are our shepherd, and we shall not lack anything. In Jesus’ name, we believe and pray, Amen.
Productive Meeting Prayer Almighty God, we thank you for this beautiful day. Thank you for enabling us to be productive during the meeting. Lord, let what we discussed here bear fruit in our lives and in other people. Don’t allow the enemy to steal what we have been taught from our hearts. Cover us with the blood of your son Jesus and show us how to use the information that we’ve learned here for your glory. It is in Jesus’ name we believe and pray, Amen.
Love and Serve Better Prayer Father, you’ve called us to serve others. Help us to serve your people with the love of Christ. Despite the many challenges we face give us your grace that we may be able to handle even the most difficult people as we have been taught in this meeting. Fill our hearts with your love that we may be able to pour it out on other people in the world. Holy Spirit, teach us how to handle different individuals that we will be dealing with when we get out there. Put the right words in our mouths that we may not say things that will offend others and cause us to sin against you. In Jesus’ name, we believe and pray, Amen.
Thankfulness Prayer Father, we want to thank you for being with us throughout this meeting. Your presence has been in this place from the start to the end, and we want to say thank you. Lord, as we leave this place, let us go out there and be the salt and light. May we put into practice what we have discussed and learned. Help us to make a difference in this world for the glory of your name. Lord, where we drifted and said things that do not bring glory to your name we ask you to forgive us. In Jesus’ name, we believe and pray, Amen.
Blessing Prayer Father, may your name be praised greatly for giving us good health to gather here. May your praise be continually in our mouths. Bless everyone that is here for they have left their busy schedules to gather here for this meeting. Bless their families and their jobs. Lord, let your face shine upon them. Lift your countenance upon them, be gracious to them and give them peace throughout the day and week. In Jesus’ name, I believe and pray, Amen.
Protection Prayer Dear God, as we finish up this meeting, we want to express our gratitude to you. We leave this place knowing that you are on our side, and nothing bad will happen to us. We choose to put our confidence in you and not man. We lift our eyes to you O Lord because our help comes from you. Lord, help us to fear you and walk in your ways that we may not give room for the enemy to take control of our lives. Be our covering and a wall of fire as we leave this place and go back to our various destinations. In Jesus’ name, we believe and pray, Amen.
Put into Action Prayer Almighty God, we started this meeting with you, and we are closing it with you. Thank you for making this meeting a success. We would not have done it without you because many are our plans, but it is you who establishes them. May the things we have learned today stir our hearts and may we put them into action. May what we’ve learned impact our lives, families, friends and the rest of the world positively. In Jesus’ name, we believe and pray, Amen.
One in the Spirit Prayer Jesus, my Savior, we praise you for your loving devotion and justice. We thank you for the sweetness of your Spirit that has been hovering over us throughout this meeting. We are grateful that even though we are different, we are one in the Spirit. We thank you for blessing us with unity throughout this meeting. We are blessed by learning from the perspectives of each person in this room. We thank you for the insight that we can receive from one another. As we leave now, may we continue to walk in the Spirit. Amen.
Prayer of Thankfulness for Good Discussions Living God, how majestic is your name! We thank you for looking down from heaven and being mindful of us. We thank you for how you have blessed this meeting. We have been enriched by these lively discussions where we have been free to express ourselves. We thank you for the fellowship we have enjoyed and how we have been taught by each other. We thank you for broadening our minds through each person sharing their ideas. We are so grateful to have such creative minds. Thank you for bringing us together. Amen.
Prayer to Remember What We Heard Lord of heaven and earth, we thank you for your goodness to us. We bless you, our Lord, who counsels us. We thank you for the input of each person in this room. We thank you for the combined wisdom and knowledge represented here. We thank you for what has been communicated today and how we can use it to be more effective. Thank you for helping us to concentrate well in this meeting. Now help us remember what we heard and use it wisely as we go. Amen.
Many Yet One Prayer Lord God, we delight in being in your presence. We thank you that your grace has covered our discussions and decisions through this meeting. We cherish our oneness with you and with each other. We come from many different backgrounds and knowledge sets, yet we are one in purpose. We appreciate how each person here was engaged and gave a valuable contribution to this meeting. Now, as we end this meeting, keep us as the apple of your eye and in the shadow of your wings. Amen.
God’s Grace Be with Us Prayer Righteous Father, we thank you that you shower us with your favor and always do what is best for us. We are so blessed to enter into your presence right now because of your grace. We thank you that through your grace, you have given each of us different gifts to serve you and each other. You equip us for the good of the body of Christ. You are working within each of us individually to grow your body, the church. We thank you for the truths we have learned today. As we leave this meeting to go forth to serve, may your grace be with us all. Amen.
The Work Goes on Prayer Immortal King, we praise you that even though our meeting has come to an end, our work for you goes on. We thank you that you make us wise, you bring joy to our hearts, and light to our eyes. We thank you for what we have learned in this time we have spent together. Thank you for teaching and leading us through this meeting and for the mutual encouragement we have received from each other. As we go from here, make us fruitful in the work you have given us to do. Amen.
Prayer for Wisdom Lord God, we praise you, for in you are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge. We thank you for giving us your supernatural wisdom to enlighten us throughout this meeting. Thank you for giving us an understanding of the materials we discussed. Thank you for guiding us in the areas where we need to take action. We ask that you continue to direct us as we follow through on decisions we made. May your wisdom continue to guide us as we go our separate ways. Amen.
Prayer for Clear Purpose Almighty and everlasting God, we thank you for your mighty power at work in our group. Through your strength, we can scale any wall that stands in the way of what you would have us achieve. Thank you for giving us a clear understanding of the issues we are facing, and a clear purpose for what to do about them. Remind each of us of our individual responsibilities in the days ahead. Make our way clear as we each travel along different paths. Amen.
Prayer for Peace in Every Situation Jesus, our Prince of peace, we have been facing many challenging situations in this meeting. Some of these issues have provoked feelings of uncertainty and anxiety. We thank you for reaching down from heaven and drawing us out of these deep waters. We thank you for being our support as we confront and conquer these problems. You are our lamp who lights our darkness. As we go now, Lord of peace, grant us your peace at all times and in every situation. Quiet our minds and bring tranquility to our hearts. Amen.
Prayer for Next Steps O Lord, our Great Shepherd, your way is perfect. You arm us with strength and train our hands for the tasks that we have before us. We are grateful for the thoughtful conversations we had together in this room. As we bring this meeting to a close, we pray that we continue to be united in our common purpose and the next steps we need to take. Give us clarity as individuals about what each of us needs to do in the days and weeks ahead. Amen.
Thanksgiving for All Accomplished Sovereign Lord, we exalt you, for you have lifted us up. We asked for your help, and you came alongside us and guided us through this meeting. We praise you for your insight into every decision we needed to make. We thank you for all that was accomplished in this meeting. We thank you for your favor and for making us strong. As we end this meeting, we ask that you continue to lead and guide us for the sake of your holy and precious name. Amen.
Making the Most of Our Time Prayer Lord God, our Redeemer, you are worthy to be praised. You are our rock, our fortress, our shield, and our strength. We thank you for how well this meeting went today and the amount of work we accomplished in a small amount of time. Thank you for enabling us to use the precious gift of time in a way that glorifies you. Thank you for helping us achieve the goals of this meeting. As we prepare to end our time together, we ask that you continue to show yourself faithful as we are faithful. Amen.
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15+ best closing prayers for church services and meetings
Whether you are going to sleep or waking up, starting a meeting or ending, beginning a church service or finishing, you pray. However, praying may seem complicated if you do not understand the context. So, what are some of the best closing prayers for church services and meetings that you can draw inspiration from?
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If you take time to practise praying, you will perfect the art and become efficient. This explains why some people find it easy to pray while others don't. You could avoid the embarrassment by taking time to read through available examples. Here are some of the best closing prayers for church services and meetings that will help you out.
Closing prayer for a church service
After every church service, a closing prayer is a great way to bring about closure. Therefore, asking God for continued blessing and protection is a way to proceed. Here are closing prayer examples.
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Father, we have had an excellent time in this place. Let all glory and honour come back to you, Father God, for you have been with us from the beginning. As we wind down, we ask you to fill us with stillness in our hearts. Help us to walk in peace by focusing on Jesus. Thank you for your love and forgiveness. In Jesus’ name, we believe and pray, Amen!
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We bless you our Father and the lifter up of our head for today's worship. Thank you for ministering to us and for your comfort through this moment. We pray Lord that the peace of your presence will never depart from us. Bless us as we go and let your love be our joy. Amen!
May God bless all of us who were brought together. May he make all things whole and provide us with chances to please him. He who made the ultimate sacrifice of Jesus’ blood to seal the eternal covenant, who brought the dead to life and healed the sick, now gives us the chance to go out into the world in his name. May we always be guided closer to you and live by Jesus’ example. Amen!
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Jesus, take our hands and guide our feet. Bless our choices in education and profession. Guide our reactions through victory and defeat. May our hearts grow more like Yours each day, as we look around at the people You’ve placed in our lives to reach. Help us to love those people in Your honour, through our talents and gifts. Through the distractions of everyday life, allow us to hear Your call and follow You always. Amen!
Eternal God, by whose power we are created and by whose love we are redeemed: guide and strengthen us by your Spirit, that we may give ourselves to your service, and live this day in love to one another and to you; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord. Amen!
Glorious Lord, as we depart from this worship session, make your presence known in each individual heart and through our worship, let us be blessed and learn to remain in Your presence always. Amen.
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Help us to know that we are on Your path for our lives. When we want to claim our achievements as our own, and our talents as abilities we’ve fostered and accomplished ourselves, by the power of Your Holy Spirit in us, remind us to hit our knees and raise our hands to You - Creator of all.
Lord, we thank you for having your way in this worship. Thank you for your presence so divine, we ask that you will always fill our hearts with your love and your beauty will surround us always. We bless you, Lord, for in peace we close this worship. Amen!
Benediction prayer for church service
Benediction prayers are an expression of goodwill. They are often used in the religious sense of prayer and blessing at the end of a church service. Therefore, a closing prayer and benediction go hand in hand. Here are the best examples of benediction prayers.
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Our Heavenly Father, we ask for Your benediction to rest on us this day. As You have graciously preserved our church through the years and have led us in wondrous ways, grant that we may be worthy of our high calling. Make us reverent in the use of freedom, just in the exercise of power, and generous in the protection of weakness. Inspire the men and women who direct our nation, that they may guide it wisely and well. Especially do we pray for our church leader. Grant him and us that in all our duties, Your help; in all perplexities, Your counsel; in all danger, Your protection; and in all sorrow, and Your peace. Amen!
Glory be to You our Lord and our God as we behold the blessings You have given us. We thank You Lord, for this blessed and bountiful Land. Help us to renew our loyalty to this great country and enable us to rededicate ourselves in faith to Thy service. We pray Lord, in Your Holy Name. Amen!
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We thank you God for... Every prayer we have prayed, every song we have sung, all the things we have learned, all the laughter and fun. Thank you for all the joy you bring And our wonderful times together. May we walk with you as each new day begins. This day and forever Amen!
May the Lord our God bless us all present here, to memorialise those who lived and died to preserve liberty and freedom in our nation and in the world. And may the Lord our God remember all those whose sacrifice gave this nation its greatness, progress, and riches. May our memory and all of those who served in the armed forces, be an honourable one, full of thanksgiving to the Lord; and remember with much love and mercy those who died in the service of our country, whether on the air, or on the land or in the sea. Be with us all and provide us with travelling mercy as we return to our homes. Amen!
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Closing prayer for a church meeting
Church meetings help increase your knowledge of gospel doctrines and principles. They also help in developing greater faith and testimony. These meetings begin and end with prayers. Here are sample closing prayers.
Father your word is a lamp to our feet and a light to our path. Thank you that we can live in Your light and walk in your truth. May the things that you have revealed and thoughts that we have shared dwell in our hearts and stir us to action. We ask all this in the precious name of Jesus. Amen!
Father, thank you that you have revealed Your love to us today. We invite You to send us out from here in the power of the Holy Spirit. Fan into flame the gifts that you have given us. Come reveal Your grace and truth to us each day. For Yours is the Kingdom, the power and the glory, Forever and ever. Amen!
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Thank you for coming to our gathering to inspire and encourage our souls. We have all left our jobs and homes to gather here today. Thank you for blessing us and allowing us to grow in our knowledge of you. Through your mercy, keep us free from sin and guide us as we begin the rest of our week. Amen!
Father God, we have come to the end of worship, and we want to thank you for enabling us to be here from the beginning to the end. Thank you for touching our lives in ways we cannot explain. You have taken us to your realms of glory, and we want to say thank you. As we depart to our homes and various destinations, we ask you to continue being with us. Let your Spirit see us through. In Jesus’ name, we believe and pray, Amen!
Wrap us in your love faithful Father. This worship will empower our souls to the beauty of your love for us and we will continue in it all the days of our lives. Your love, oh God will be upon our lives. Amen!
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Glorious Lord, as we depart from this worship session, make your presence known in each individual heart and through our worship, let us be blessed and learn to remain in Your presence always. Amen!
As we all depart from here today, we pray that you pour out your love on us without measure. It’s true that we are from different backgrounds and different works of life, but because we’re here with one heart and one aim, let our sole purpose of gathering be met. Be with us all as we go and let your worship be alive in our hearts daily as we live. Amen!
Now to the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honour and glory forever and ever. Amen.
Thank you for the opportunity to live our lives within the love of Christ, where we wake each day to a fresh blessing of grace and forgiveness. Amplify Your voice above all others, God. We pray Your will over our lives… Over what we want to be when we grow up. Let Your will reign paramount in our plans, today and always. In Jesus’ name, Amen!
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Father, You have made this day, and we will rejoice and be glad in it. Abba, Father. Savior, Jesus. Spirit, Comforter. All glory and honor we lift to You. We look to You for provision and healing. We stand in awe of the beauty and blessing You surround our lives with, even when we can’t see straight. Amen!
Our father, creator of all universe, our Lord and all, we ask that you strengthen us and give us faith that we should grow. We pray our hearts be revived with hope and our lives will always speak of your goodness. Amen!
Draw inspiration from the above samples of closing prayers for church services. Remember, closing an important meeting or any form of union with prayer is paramount. However, in some instances, those chosen to lead the prayer fumble because of a lack of composure. That is why these prayers will come in handy.
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Closing Prayers to End a Meeting or Gathering
- Meg Bucher (Megs) Crosswalk.com Contributing Writer
- Updated Nov 10, 2023
Closing prayers are a wonderful way to end a meeting, small group, church service, or any type of gathering! Here is a beautiful prayer to use in closing your time together. Use your departure as a time to thank God and ask for His protection and blessings.
“Make every effort to preserve the unity the Spirit has already created, with peace binding you together.” ( Ephesians 4:3 )
Father, praise You for the gift of unity that the Spirit creates in our relationships! You place others perfectly in our lives, and inspire us as Christians to work together with the gifts that we have been blessed with. When we look at this meeting through Your eyes, we see Your gifts fostered in us to further Your plans.
Forgive us, Father, for the control and the credit that we grasp for in these meetings while planning and accomplishing projects together. We confess that honoring You through our work is not always at the forefront of our minds as we strive for end goals. In the spaces of our hearts that harbor envy and ambition, we prayerfully ask You to make room for humility and shared credit.
The church doesn’t stand on any one person's’ shoulders. Not one of us can further Your plans on our own. But together, we can complement each other’s strengths and cancel out our weaknesses. As a team, a unified body focused on the gospel of Christ, we can do great things in Your honor as we were purposed to do.
Bless all of us in this meeting today. Each of us have a life outside of these walls. There are very real hurts that some are coping with, and needs of others that we ache to help with and meet. Take that stirring of love that we feel for each other and guide our steps to be faithful friends and extensions of Your love to those that You have seated beside pf and across from us today. As we bow our heads and lift up our plans to You, we pray that You bless our hearts and minds to know we have done well in Your eyes. We pray for your assurance that we are operating within Your will.
Bless us Lord, as we leave here today, to take Your passion with us. Fan its flame after we part and inspire our best contributions. Remind us always of Your love, as we see our plans unfold and accomplish the goals we set here today.
Through the power of the Holy Spirit that dwells in us through our belief in Jesus, our Lord and Savior, inspire our hearts to seek You in Your Word daily. Grow us both individually and together, as we seek the peace of Your presence. Help us to walk faithfully and fiercely after Christ, reflecting His love. May we always lift our progress up to You, who holds the honor and glory for who we are and what we do. Use our lives, Lord, to reach those who desperately need to know You love them. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
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Thank You for the diversity in which You have equipped each of us, and help us each to grow closer to Your Son, Jesus, so that we may be able to experience the full glory of seeing the talents You have given us contribute to the growth of Your church and the steadfast planting and watering of the Gospel.
Jesus, take our hands and guide our feet. Bless our choices in education and profession. Guide our reactions through victory and defeat. May our hearts grow more like Yours each day, as we look around at the people You’ve placed in our lives to reach. Help us to love those people in Your honor, through our talents and gifts. Through the distractions of everyday life, allow us to hear Your call and follow You always.
A Prayer for Direction
Father, Praise You for Jesus’ sacrifice. His perfect love defeated sin on the cross . Your perfect love for us carries a theme of redemption. Thank You for loving us perfectly, and for layering our lives with unique purpose. When it’s hard to find direction, forgive us for choosing paths that lead us away from Your love. Bring us back time and again, as we strive to be strong, courageous, and obedient to You. Bless our hearts to know the direction that You have mapped out for us. Help us to drift through seasons of discouragement focused on Your Word and Your promises. When we lose our way, remind us of who we are …Whose we are. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
A Prayer of Thanks for God's Love
Father, we praise You for Your consistency. Thank You that though we are incapable of being consistently good, loving and righteous, you are those things for us.. Forgive us for our inconsistency, and bless us, that we may know Your love for us never changes. You are always loving, and for that we give thanks. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
A Prayer for Deliverance
Grant us the courage to be brave and courageous as Jesus was when we walked this earth, yet kind and compassionate at the same time. Make the impossible possible in our lives as we seek Your will in our lives over our own vindication and defense mechanisms. Help us to remember this powerful truth: “Is anyone among you in trouble? Let them pray.” James 5:13
A Prayer to Keep Doing Good
Father, This is the day you have made, so let us rejoice and be glad in it. You know what today will bring, and what tomorrow’s needs will be. If we awake to breathe today, we can be assured it is with great purpose, in order to bring glory and honor to You, the One True God. Jesus, our Savior, Friend, and Redeemer, it is through You we come to the Father, and spread the love of the Gospel. Remind us, through Your Spirit who convicts and comforts us, of your truth.
In moments when we find ourselves slumped into the places we land when things unravel, we know you meet us there in comfort and to supply the strength we need to stand again.
Use our lives as vessels of love and truth. Let us see ourselves through the lens of faith , and the Father’s purposeful perspective. The author of Hebrews reminds us not to neglect to do good and share what we have, because such sacrifices are pleasing to You, Father.
To Go Out and Embrace Life with Joy
Father, Help us to embrace and enjoy the life you’ve given us to live. We are not accidentally here on earth! Each day we awake to breathe, you faithfully meet us with purpose. We lift our anxiety and worry to you, today, as we seek to embrace your peace and promises. We confess our tendency to condemn, criticize, and compare instead of embracing the peace and blessings you have showered over our lives.
During trying seasons and relatively easy days, help us to see and remember you in all situations. We never know what our world is going to throw at us, but you do. You never change. Holy Spirit, faithfully nudge and reminds us that we are children of God, freed from the chains of sin by Christ’s sacrifice on the cross, and resurrection and assertion to heaven where He is seated by the Father. Bless our minds to remember and embrace the freedom, hope, joy and peace we have in Christ. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
For Consistency in Character
Father, Your love for us in amazing. Only You know the number of our days, and the purpose You have for us. You teach us in the most amazing ways, through the most unexpected circumstances. Develop a consistency of character is us, an authentic honesty about who and Whose we are evident to those around us.
Jesus, our Savior, thank You for the sacrifice You made on the cross for us. By defeating death, You made it possible for us to experience forgiveness, grace and mercy. You died so we may live our lives to the full, and join You in heaven for eternity. It’s with this daily perspective we wish to walk through our days on earth, with a hope that cannot be crushed or thwarted. Help us embrace the peace we have in You, Jesus. Help us to be consistently bold in speaking of You, no matter what company we are in. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
A Prayer for Clarity
Father, You have made this day, and we will rejoice and be glad in it. Abba, Father. Savior, Jesus. Spirit, Comforter. All glory and honor we lift to You. We look to You for provision and healing. We stand in awe of the beauty and blessing You surround our lives with, even when we can’t see straight.
Help us to see ourselves, others, and creation through Your perspective, God. Help us see clearly, having eyes to see as you want us to see. We want Your will for our lives, Father, because Your promises are greater than anything we can ask for or imagine, and beyond our perspective sight.
Help us to remember You are our Creator, our Author, our compassionate and caring Father. Christ Jesus, may we follow You faithfully, and look to You before scrambling for our own solutions. Heal our eyes, and our insight, so we may truly see. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
A Prayer for Our Purpose
Father, Jesus, our Savior, may the moment we met You remain on the top of our minds. Soften our hearts to Your call more each day. Grow us in Your wisdom, and teach us to adopt Your perspective. Help us to submit our worries, comparison, jealousy, bitterness, and envy to You each and every day in exchange for a fresh vision of Your will for our lives.
Day by day, you are making us new. We struggle so much to live day by day! We want to know how the story ends, and if we will achieve what we set out to. Increase our trust in You, Christ Jesus, to lead us each day, giving us what we need to be prepared to love the other people You have placed in our lives.
Bless the ones You purpose to care for the seas and the life teaming in those waters. Every creature You have put on earth matters deeply to You, but none more than us. It’s hard to believe, sometimes, we have been created in Your image!
Thank You for the opportunity to live our lives within the love of Christ, where we wake each day to a fresh blessing of grace and forgiveness. Amplify Your voice above all others, God. We pray Your will over our lives …over what we want to be when we grow up. Let Your will reign paramount in our plans, today and always. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
Meg Bucher writes about everyday life within the love of Christ on her blog, http://sunnyand80.org . “Mom” is the most important calling on her life, next to encouraging others to seek Him first… authentically. A dance mom, occasional substitute teacher, and youth worship leader, she can often be found having some kind of an adventure in the small little lake town she resides in with her husband of ten years, two daughters, and their doodle-dog.
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Closing Prayer For Meetings To Conclude On A Positive Note
Our prayer requests are the most effective way to call upon God and seek His guidance over our earthly lives. Prayers play an essential role in setting the tone and inviting the Holy Spirit to touch the hearts of those who attend gatherings, corporate conferences, and even Bible studies.
A “closing prayer for meetings” is as important as an opening prayer, as it helps people be guided as they leave the meeting. It reminds them to instill in their hearts and minds the great importance of listening and leads them to grow closer to God’s presence .
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Best Thanksgiving Prayers To Close A Meeting
To gather through God’s grace and truth is already a blessing; to have a fruitful gathering is another. Despite all the challenges, God has made a way for every meeting to be accomplished smoothly and successfully.
Use the following sample closing prayer of gratitude after a meeting to allow God to intervene, impart His knowledge through His angels, and bless the lives of all those who contributed to the meeting’s success:
Dear Lord God, We thank you for the opportunity to gather today . Be with us as we leave this meeting. Help us walk with confidence and lead us with your truth as we move forward, praise you, and live our lives in this world. Accept our gratitude and allow us to depart from this place with a full mind and soul as we go to various destinations. All these things we pray through your mighty Son, in Jesus’ name. Amen.
Our Father God, Please keep us together with your peace, and let us not be afraid, for your light is eternal. With this closing prayer, we thank you for your daily provisions and the life you have granted us. Listen to your children, Lord, and let your peace and sacrifice be known to all. All our prayers are offered in the mighty name of Jesus. Amen.
Dear God, We thank you for the success of this meeting. We know this won’t be possible without your provisions, and we will offer everything to you as we conclude. Thank you for the disputes that made us stronger together. Thank you for the wisdom you have imparted to each one of us. Thank you for the guiding love that kept us on the right track and led to your righteousness. We pray for all of these things. Amen.
Short Closing Prayer For Meetings
Any meeting is a great platform to discuss issues, share unique insights, and talk about related matters. Often, it can also be an excellent time to share God’s peace and joy through His word, the Bible. As much as everyone wants to discuss specific relevant topics, it is essential to remind ourselves that what was discussed must remain in the minds and hearts of those who attended.
To help you end every meeting on a positive note, use this short closing prayer and help each member bear fruit, tap into the power of the Holy Spirit, honor what has been discussed, and bring glory to our loving God in heaven.
Father God, Thank you for allowing this meeting. Through our prayers, we ask that you allow us to reach home safely and be blessed with your grace and wisdom. Be our great shepherd, and let your kingdom come here on earth. Let all matters discussed serve as our guide to living our lives in according to your will. All these we pray for in Jesus’ name. Amen.
Lord Jesus Christ, Please listen to our prayers and help us prepare our hearts. Please guide us through any obstacle, dear Father, and let no evil road rise from the path we traverse each day. And Father, allow this meeting to bring gladness and life to those who took part in its success. Amen.
Heavenly King, Please be with us as we close this meeting. May everyone be enlightened, and may the things discussed during this meeting be observed. All these things we pray for in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Amen.
Prayer To End Service
Every church service is a great time to rekindle with other friends and a way to celebrate God’s grace and wisdom after a long week of work. This gives us hope and helps us be prepared for the second coming of the Lord. Use this closing blessing to help us keep the wisdom of Jesus Christ in our hearts as we end each Bible study and church service:
Dear Lord, Please bless us today as we come as one church to rest in Your arms and praise Your Holy Spirit and Your holy word from the Bible. May this beautiful day grant us understanding over the things that cannot be fathomed, and may the preaching today bless our spirits to protect us from the demons as they speak. All these we pray for in Jesus’ name. Amen.
Dear Christ Jesus, Please hear our closing prayer to end the church service. As we all part ways, turn every frown into a burst of laughter, every hurt into comfort, and all regrets into acceptance. Forgive us, Lord, of all our trespasses, and help us, dear Christ, to be thankful for all the blessings received from your bounty. Amen.
Heavenly God, Please be with us in our prayers and allow us to end this Sunday service strong. Hear the prayer of your people, and let all those who desire an answer receive it. Hear the prayer of those who mourn, and bless them with peace. Your power is beyond what we can imagine, Lord, and we offer this prayer to you as our God and Savior. Amen.
Prayer To Close Virtual Meetings
This new age of technology has paved the way for people to meet virtually without the hassle of a long commute, bad weather conditions, or the troubles of travel preparations. As unconventional as it may seem, virtual meet-ups can be as effective as any regular meeting. May it be a business gathering or a fellowship and church meeting, use the following contemporary prayers to seek the mighty power of the Heavenly Father:
Dear Heavenly Father, As we end our virtual meeting tonight, hear our closing prayer, Lord, and let your word be instilled in our lives. We pray to thank you for the opportunity that we have virtually gathered despite all that is happening. Grant us gifts, and allow your words to overflow in this moment of social gathering. May all glory and honor come back to you in heaven as we dedicate each life to you, oh Lord. All these we ask in Jesus’ name. Amen.
Dear Christ, Please guide us as we formally end our virtual meeting. Use your special touch to redirect our attention toward the things that will glorify your name. Hear this prayer and let the sunshine warm our skin as we all await to meet one another in person. This is our prayer, and we offer it through Christ, our Lord and Savior. Amen.
Closing prayers hold great importance for any meeting to be a success. It is a way to call upon the presence of God and seek His mighty blessings of forgiveness[ 1 ] and abundance as His Son’s blood is shed for the sins of humanity.
As we are taught in the Christian community to give all the glory and honor to the Lord, it is more than right that we spread His influence through closing prayers after a productive meeting has commenced. As you initiate a closing prayer, invite every person to the light of our Savior, Jesus Christ, and teach them to pray without remorse, for our risen God has already heard the desires of our hearts and minds.
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contemporary prayers for today
(a rhyming prayer suitable for children to say)
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• a short closing prayer for children
• a closing prayer after a meeting
• good closing blessing
• benediction blessing
• blessings from the bible
A beautiful short prayer for closing a church service or Sunday meeting with, which asks for the blessing of the Holy Spirit on the week ahead:-
(Hebrew 13:20-21, The Message)
scripture quote from 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18
"Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen." (Ephesians 3:20-21, NIV)
Benediction Blessing ("May the Lord Bless You" - an ancient Judeo-Christian blessing) May the Lord bless you and keep you. May the Lord make his face to shine upon you, and be gracious to you. May the Lord lift up his countenance upon you, and give you peace. (N.B this prayer is based on Numbers 6:24-26 )