The Church of England has released a prayer for those preparing for the 2012 London Olympic Games. It pleads for God's presence to be with the athletes, their families and supporters , and the thousands of churches preparing for the events in their communities during the preparation and during the games.
The Church of England's Executive Olympics Coordinator, Rev Duncan Green said that as many as 16,000 Churches of England are planning events to coincide with the Olympic 2012 Games.
The Anglican Church's Olympics prayer has been composed by the Rev Christopher Woods, who is the Church of England's National Worship Development Officer.
Let's also join hands with them and pray for the peaceful and successful conduct of the 2012 Olympic Games...!