On September 8, 2022, it was announced that Queen Elizabeth II passed away peacefully at the age of 96. This triggered a great outpouring of grief as well as different variations of a prayer request on behalf of the Queen. During this time of grief, it can help to say a prayer for Queen Elizabeth II and the repose of her soul as well as a prayer for the dead with the understanding that she is now at peace after a lifetime of service to her country.
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Prayer Request for Queen Elizabeth II
A prayer request for Queen Elizabeth II is something that can be incredibly meaningful and comforting during this time of sadness. A prayer request for Queen Elizabeth II could also include a prayer of gratitude with the understanding that this incredible woman lived her life to serve her country. An example of a prayer request for Queen Elizabeth II can include:
I ask that you hear my prayer request for Queen Elizabeth II and her soul. I’m grateful that she was able to be a wonderful leader of the United Kingdom for the length of time that she did. I pray now that she is resting in peace and enjoying the comfort of your presence. Amen.
Prayer for the Queen of England
Queen Elizabeth II is known as the longest serving monarch in English history. She will truly be remembered as a legendary monarch which is one of the leading reasons why so many people will decide to make a daily prayer request on her behalf. A prayer for the Queen of England that you can use in your prayer request can include:
Queen Elizabeth was tireless in her work for her country and she was also tirelessly in her devotion to you. I pray that you will hear this prayer for the Queen of England and take her into your heavenly presence. In your name, I pray. Amen.
Prayer for the Royal Family
It’s evident that the royal family is in a time of deep mourning. Although there are countless people who admired Queen Elizabeth II, the royal family knew her on a personal level as a mother, a grandmother and a great grandmother. Therefore, it’s important that as part of your prayer request, you also include a prayer for the royal family and a prayer for strength so that they can make it through this challenging time in their life:
I ask that you send your holy spirit down upon the royal family. Please hear this prayer for the royal family and help them now in their time of grief and sadness. Amen.
Prayer for the People of the United Kingdom
For the large majority of the people in the United Kingdom, they have never known another monarch other than Queen Elizabeth II. As such, it’s important to include a prayer for the people of the United Kingdom as they go through a great transition and shift in their lives. An example of a prayer for the people of the United Kingdom can be:
I ask that you keep the people of the United Kingdom under your protection and care at this time. Please help them to work through their grief and help them to see that in you they can find their comfort. Amen.
Prayer for King Charles III
Although people around the world are heartbroken at the loss of Queen Elizabeth II, it’s important to remember that there is a new King of England that will also need prayers. Therefore, prayers for the new king and prayers for King Charles II should be part of your prayer requests as well:
I ask that you hear this prayer for King Charles III. Help him to be a strong leader and provide him with comfort in his time of sadness after the loss of his mother. God save the King. Amen.