Let’s bow our heads and place ourselves in the presence of the Lord.
Dear heavenly Father, we thank you for gatherings all of us today in this important event. May you bestow your guidance and blessings on this event so that we can enjoy and appreciate its significance in our lives. Bless everyone present today that each may be able to share what she or he has for your glory and honor.
Grant good health and safety to loved ones left at home and peace and goodwill to all men. May the various activities related to this event be a success, through your intervention.
We ask all of these in your name, Amen.