Benedictions and closing prayers are often said by the end of a gathering. It is a way to acknowledge that God is with us and a wonderful way to end a meeting. Praying after a meeting, bible study, small group, church service, or any type of gathering is essential as we depart to our various homes, or continue with activities. Here are some closing prayers for meetings that will help get you started.
Short Closing Prayer
We are here for you and desperate for more of your grace. Thank you, Father, for we have received this and your blessings are upon our lives as we close today. Thank you, Father. Amen.
We bless you Lord for all your promises will be fulfilled and we will have a new song to sing. You are God and we return all glory to you for this day. Amen.
Today, in the meeting of our lives, Lord we pray that You will make our hearts to be focused on you. To have You as our all and that we accept your best always. Bless our hearts as we go. Amen.
In this meeting we are in today, we thank you for you are our focus and you are all that we are. See us through each phase of our lives and let us live for your glory. Amen.
For the singing of the hymns, the lifting of ends, the tears the joy and all that we have done today, we praise your majesty. Be with us as we part ways. Amen.
Lord, we all came here as hungry souls desperate for you. Thank you for the in-filling of your Word. We bless you for satisfying our thirsty soul. Thank you, Lord, for everything. Be with us as we go. Amen.
We bless and glorify you Lord for your forgiveness and gracious love. You are great and we bless your mercy that endures forever. Thank you for this day and moment. Amen.
It has been a great time in God’s presence. We thank Him for starting with us and now ending with us, guide us as we go and let the Spirit of the Lord see us through at all times. Amen.
Today, through the hymns and our songs and each prayer and meditation made, we pray it will linger on in our hearts and be a blessing to everyone present. Amen.
As we leave this place, let everything we have heard and done be of great pleasure to you. Let it be more than the words of our mouths, make your Spirit complete us and bless our souls. We thank you, Lord. Amen.
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.
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.
God has brought us together for a time as this. All we have we give back to Him. May we be open enough and always not to go back to the things we already left at the cross. The peace of God which surpasses all understanding rest upon our individual heart and make us stay in Him. 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.
Closing Prayer For Church Meeting
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.
Our prayer as we leave this place of worship today is that You make the meditation of your Word a desire of our heart and we will always continue in fellowship with You. Amen.
We have felt your presence with this worship, Lord we pray that the impact will be lasting in our lives and we will always continue in the truth of who you are. Amen.
With the unity of which we lift our hands to you, we pray our worship be acceptable and our prayers be a sweet savour before you. Abide with us as we go and let your presence lead us always. Amen.
All the days of our lives, we pray we live in the fellowship of worship to you our Father. Endow us with your anointing and let your blessings be on us. Amen.
Lord, as we depart from this place, let every people see the wonders of your love and receive from it. This worship, let it not be unto ourselves, but all to you and nothing but you dear Lord. Have your way, blessed Saviour? Amen.
For the blessing we have received this day, we ask that you give us the grace to share and reach out to the world in hope and love. Let this worship open doors of fulfilment for many hearts. Amen.
We worship you Lord and we rejoice in your faithfulness. Coming before you in the hope that others might be drawn to the God we serve, we bless you for this is coming true and you are making it real. Thank you for the beauty of this worship session. Amen.
We bless you our Father and the lifter up of our head for today 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.
Closing Prayers For Meetings
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.
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.
Closing Prayer For Bible Study
God our Father, Lord of all the world, we thank you that you have called us into the fellowship of your universal Church. Hear our prayer for all your faithful people, that in our vocation and ministry each may be an instrument of your love; through our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen.
Lord, we ask that you whisper peace to every soul in attendance today. We ask that our parting be blessed and your glory is known. As we worship you daily in our hearts. Help us to always seek more of you. Amen.
May the peace of God speak to us every day of our lives. Through our worship, we believe that hearts have been blessed, we now ask that the blessings abide forever and your joy filled their soul. Make it more than a worship, make it an encounter dear Lord. 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.
Lord, as we are leaving here today, we ask that we learn to wait on you and live out your precepts. We pray that we will be desperate for more and our worship will be to you always. Amen.
Dear Lord God Almighty, as your people are going back to their homes today, accept their offer and sacrifice of worship. As they have opened their hearts to you, let it be a blessing to their lives. Amen.
As we depart from this worship session today, speak to us dear God and encourage our hearts. Teach us to walk in your precepts and let this worship be more than a gathering, but a blessing. We bless you, Lord. Amen.
Lord, we pray that you forgive us. Make our hearts your home and let this worship have an impact on our souls. Amen.
We worship you God whose saving Grace brought us together today. You made the atmosphere a place of divine encounter. We felt your Spirit move. Lord, we want more of this in our daily lives. Let it be unto us always as we set our face on you. 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.
Father, we have all come from different walks of life and all for one aim and one mind; to worship your majesty. We pray that our voice be heard and our desires are met. Bless us as we go. Amen.
Closing Prayer For Funeral
Thank You for the ideas that You spoke life into here today, and for the courage of each voice that stood to be heard. In each one of us lies a puzzle piece. One by one, as we stand and speak and work, we see our individual pieces moving into place. We continue to strive for Your will, piece by piece, until You call us home.
Closing Prayer After Meeting
Father, thank you for all the marvellous things you have done today. Thank you for your love that you have revealed to us, And for the love that we share together as your body. We pray for all the words that you have sown into our hearts this day. Watch over them, protect them. May they take root and produce wonderful things, Things of beauty and great blessings to many. And as we leave this place now, thank you that you walk with us. May we be alert to your promptings And live in your endless love. For yours is the kingdom, the power and glory In this age and forevermore. Amen.
Closing Prayers For Meetings