As students return to school
Loving God, we ask your blessing on the parents and caregivers of these students
as they return to school.
Parenting and caregiving requires different time and effort in pandemic times.
We thank you for those who give pride of place to their children’s education.
Parenting and caregiving requires patience in pandemic times.
We thank you for those who persevere when concentration is hard to come by.
Parenting and caregiving is a struggle in pandemic times.
We thank you for teachers who go the extra mile for their students.
And as we approach a new school year, Loving God,
we thank you for parents and caregivers who support their children as they return to the classroom, virtually at home or in person.
We thank you for friendships renewed and new contacts made.
We thank you for teachers met and opportunities shared.
We thank you for the learning that will happen and the life skills
that will be tried and tested.
Loving God, in this new school year we ask your blessing on these parents and caregivers, in the name of Jesus who cared compassionately for children.