7 Impactful Prayers for Team Building

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Teamwork is an essential part of survival and success. When one person tries to do something alone, they often get burnt out, but when people work together, they can withstand time and grow. 

The bible reads “Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor: If either of them falls down, one can help the other up,” Ecclesiastes 4:9-10

For me, this verse serves as the foundation for the term team. Even if a person is by themselves, the Lord is with them to help them succeed. If we first lean on God, we are truly never alone in our pursuits, and he will be there for us if we ever fall down. 

Building a team around this verse can only strengthen your commitment and end goal. You have worked hard to find people who fit your idea of what a team looks like. Each part of your team has different strengths and weaknesses, but together you can succeed in your goals. 

I am very hopeful these prayers will help bring the Lord closer to your team through the entire team building process. Whether you are just starting from scratch, trying to create fresh bonds, or just trying to have fun as a group. I encourage you to pray over your team, and watch the Lord create a bond that can never be broken.

Please leave any team building prayer requests in the comments below. We would love to help you and your team continue to grow!

Quick Prayer for Team Building

Dear Lord, we come to you today looking to grow our team. We know the importance you put on helping each other, and we ask that you join us for this next exercise.

Lord, I ask that you bless us with the ability to view each other’s strengths and weaknesses. Lord, show us the gifts we each have and guide us in using them to bring our team together. In Jesus’s name we pray, Amen.

Longer Prayer for Team Building

Heavenly Father, today we are preparing to build a team that uses you as a foundation. We ask that your presence be felt, and that you fill this space with joy and comradery. 

Lord, help us focus on the tasks at hand. Help each person know when to step up, and know when to take a break. Guide us, Lord, in your direction. Use this opportunity to give individuals confidence in the skills you have already blessed them with.

Lord help us learn from each other. Help us use this exercise as a reminder for future endeavors. Help the company use it as a way to see your vision on who can help with different types of tasks. 

Lord help us work together to build a team that cannot be broken; if placed here by you Lord, we know this to be true. Guide us to use this time together to help our company thrive. In Jesus’s name we pray, Amen.

Prayer for Meeting Kick Off Or Ice Breakers in Team Building

Heavenly Father, we ask you today to bring some fun into this meeting. Lord, we are gathered today as individuals using your will to guide us. We ask that you fill this room with your presence as we try to wake everyone up from their normal day-to-day. 

Lord allow us to learn something new about someone we may already be acquainted with, or to learn something about a colleague we have not yet had the pleasure of meeting. 

Bring us together on this day you have blessed us with, Lord. Help us have fun, and help us enjoy the company of those we spend so much time with every week. In Jesus’s name we pray, Amen.

Prayer for Communication Team Building

Lord thank you for today and for bringing us all her together safely. We ask you today, Lord, to help us focus on our communication. 

Father we know how important this topic is for both our company and our personal lives. We ask that you bring everyone into this activity with a calm spirit and an open mind. We ask that you give each participant the ability to listen, speak, and learn from their peers. 

Lord bring positive energy into our hearts. Help us all have a healthy outlook on completing this task together. We want this activity to come with us into our day-to-day, Lord, so please allow everything we learned to stay fresh and applicable later on. 

Lord we love to communicate with you and learn from your direction. Help us stay focused, Lord. In Jesus’s name we pray, Amen. 

Prayer for Problem Solving Team Building

Lord as every follower does, we will come to you with a problem that we need solved. We ask that you give us the same direction today, Lord, for these problem-solving activities. Help us practice the skills we will need in the future. Guide us today, so that we have the ability to thank you for your direction tomorrow. 

Father, we ask you for ideas to be produced easily from our mouths. We ask that you take a little bit from each person on each team and map out a perfect plan. Please help each team find a way to use everyone’s strengths in the best way possible. 

Lord, we know you are the only one who can create a solution to all problems. We thank you for blessing us and for standing with us as we continue in your direction. In Jesus name we pray, Amen.

Prayer for Creative Thinking Team Building

Heavenly Father, today we ask you for creativity to flow through the room. Lord, you created this beautiful earth, and we know you keep creating everything that surrounds us today. Help us channel your creativity, Lord, and create more things using your will. 

Lord, we ask that you use these activities to bring out the uniqueness in each one of us. Father, we want each person to remember what it is to make something amazing from something simple. Each person you put here holds the ability to be impressively creative, Lord, help them reconnect with that knowledge.

Lord help this activity be fun, help these individuals learn something new that can help them in the future. Allow each person to walk away from this lesson, Lord, knowing something you placed there specifically for them. 

We appreciate you Lord and look to you for guidance always, in Jesus’s name we pray, Amen.

Prayers for Employee Bonding Team Building

Lord, today we ask for your presence in creating connections. You have given us an inspiring group of people, Lord, and we now ask that you create bonds that cannot be broken. 

Lord, we ask that you build something here that will bring positive energy to our normal day-to-day office life. We ask that you build a community that cares for one another, just like you care for us, Lord. 

Father, we know that people who feel connected to one another are more likely to depend on each other. We hope that you allow this activity to begin an important connection that will bring an ease in asking for advice or support. Please bring this type of energy to the room, Lord. Open the hearts and minds of everyone and allow them to come together. In Jesus name we pray, Amen.  

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Concluding Thoughts

Asking the Lord for help with your team building will establish your team, create a great work environment, and open the door for him to work in your employee’s hearts. 

Proverbs 16:3 reads “Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans,” the Lord wants to be a part of your life and your company. Following his will and doing things in his name will bring amazing outcomes to all of your lives. 

Listen for the direction he wants you to follow, remember he is picking you to lead your team down the path he has provided. You have been gifted with leadership, and I pray that your team building exercise will help you establish other’s gifts for the future.

I am honored to help you pray for your team building exercises, if you have any other specific team building prayer requests, please leave them in the comments below. 

8 thoughts on “7 Impactful Prayers for Team Building”

  1. Thank you very much Ann.. all these prayers helped me a lot to lead the opening prayer for our upcoming Team Building which aim is for bonding. God bless you.

  2. I have difficulty starting a prayer. Your sample prayers will surely help me formulate a prayer for our upcoming team building. Thank you Ann

    1. That’s exactly why we created this collection for prayers, Alexander, so I’m very happy to hear you found them helpful! I pray that your team building event is amazing and I know that others are praying for you as well!

  3. I’m selected to assist my fellow college to ensure the team /staff changes their attitude/behaviour to delivery services as best as we could.
    Help me to develop the team spirit and communication better

  4. Praise the Lord,
    I have been selected to be the lead person on the United Way Project on my job. I have a quarterly report that is due today and every three months after. I’m praying that my report will be accurate and correct every three months; without any errors. I pray that God will guide my hands and give me understanding and wisdom. I pray that my supervisor and I will be successful and we will continue to work as a team.
    Peace and Blessings,
    Carolyn

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