‘An inspired space’ – Day of Prayer for Young People

By karen

One of the Prayer Points in Lisburn Cathedral during the Day of Prayer for Young People.

One of the Prayer Points in Lisburn Cathedral during the Day of Prayer for Young People.

Lisburn Cathedral joined many churches across Ireland to host a day of prayer for young people on Tuesday February 17.

Sharon Hamill, co-chair of Engage Connor Youth, said: “This was a wonderful invitation to engage prayerfully with God, reflecting on the diverse needs of young people of various ages and the challenges they experience in life and faith.

“It was encouraging to see clergy, young people, youth leaders, youth workers and volunteers from across Connor Diocese taking part. Sincere thanks to all those who were able to join us in prayer.”

Young people at the Day of Prayer in Lisburn Cathedral.

A team of creative people from Connor Youth Council crafted an inspired space for people to kneel, sit, contemplate and pray. Individuals had the opportunity to respond in various ways at various prayer points, bringing their specific needs to Christ.

“Not only could we prayerfully bring the needs of young individuals to God, there was also the opportunity to pray for those in leadership roles, who support young people and offer pastoral support and a nurturing environment for young people as they explore and develop their faith,” Sharon …read more

Read the full article here: http://connor.anglican.org/2015/02/25/inspired-space-day-prayer-young-people/


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