Prayers for the First Week of School: Teachers

Holy God,

Every student needs a teacher. Thank you for those you have called to be teachers.

Grant them wisdom,

compassion,

patience,

enthusiasm and

endurance.

The responsibility for the education of so many students is great. Help each teacher not to be overwhelmed by their task. Grant them the ability to see each student as you see them- beloved and created in the divine image.

Help each teacher to set clear boundaries, give them supportive colleagues and times of rest and renewal.

Thank you for calling some to teach and help the rest of us support the teachers we know.

 

Amen

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