en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Watchnight_service

A watchnight service is a late-night Christian church service. In many different Christian traditions, such as those of Baptists, Methodists and Pentecostals, watchnight services are held late on New Year's Eve, and ... year ahead by praying and resolving. The services often include singing, praying, exhorting, and preaching.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Jewish_prayers_and_blessings

Listed below are some Hebrew prayers and blessings that are part of Judaism that are recited .... Kol Nidre, כל‑נדרי , A prayer recited in the synagogue at the beginning of the evening service on Yom Kippur (יום כיפור ), the Day of Atonement. ..... raw apples into some honey as symbolic of asking God to grant a sweet new year.

www.ignatianspirituality.com/20131/examen-prayer-for-the-year

The Examen Prayer for the Year closes one year and opens the new year prayerfully, in the Ignatian spiritual tradition.

www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/how-risky-is-it-really/201312/why-we-really-celebrate-new-years-day

Pray more and an omnipotent force is more likely to keep you safe. Jews pray at the start of their new year to be inscribed in "the Book of Life" for one more year.

www.voanews.com/a/lunar-new-year-arrives/3696459.html

Jan 28, 2017 ... With Incense and Prayer, Lunar New Year Arrives ... to the Ming Dynasty that reigned for more than 200 years beginning in the 14th century.

www.schwebster.org/sermons/beginning-a-new-year-of-change-and-transformation

Beginning a New Year of Change and Transformation ... to Him - through disciplined prayer, reading of Holy Scriptures, and simply dwelling in His presence.

socialchurch.co/social-church-tip-week-new-year-prayer

This week we're looking at how to start the new year building engagement on your church's Facebook Page. This post originally appeared on the Social Church ...

www.avemariapress.com/engagingfaith/2010/07/beginning-of-school-year-prayer-service

Jul 22, 2010 ... We pray to the Lord. (Lord, hear our prayer.) Reader 4. For all people who have made this new school year possible, especially faculty and staff ...

www.st-ignatius.net/calendar-item/interfaith-prayer-service

Historic St. Ignatius Church at Calvert and Madison Streets will join the Baltimore New Year's Eve scene with its Annual Interfaith Prayer Service. It will be the ...