Prayer Diary

May

Trust in Him at all times, you people;

Pour out your hearts to Him,

God is our refuge.

Psalm 62: 8

 

Please pray for the following

 

Give thanks for Prince Philip and for his example  to us all, by the way he served our Lord, our Queen, our Country and the Commonwealth

 

Mark to enjoy better heath and that he will soon receive the treatment he needs and also that the Lord will continue to bless his ministry to us all.

 

Give thanks with a grateful heart.

Give thanks to the Holy One.

Give thanks because He’s given

Jesus Christ, His Son

Henry Smith

 

 

Rachel that her present health problems can be treated so she may enjoy much better health in the future and give thanks for her wonderful IT skills

 

Caroline and Ben as they support the family and also our church activities

 

That as we gradually come out of Lockdown that there will be no spike in infections and we really may enjoy more normality

 

 

Give thanks for the way the Covid vaccines are being given to so many people and that over 50% of the population have had at least one dose

 

All who work in the medical profession, in whatever capacity, that they will be able to find rest and refreshment to enable them to carry on with their vital work with such dedication

 

 

India as they struggle to cope with Covid. that they will get help from other countries with oxygen and other essential equipment

 

The Vaccine production to be stepped us so that many more countries will be enabled to vaccinate their people

 

Our new PCC, and especially for those who have joined for the first time, that they will all know the Lord’s leading as they work on our behalf

 

Annabel our treasurer and give thanks for all her hard work and pray for our church finances to grow to enable us to serve the whole Parish and that we will be able to find a suitable person to audit the 2022 accounts

 

The Diocese to appoint a Pioneer Minister/Development Worker for St B’s to enable the Gospel to be shared more widely

 

Church growth in the whole Parish both spiritually and numerically and for the return of Home Groups in the near future

 

More children to come along to our Churches, when we are able to open properly, and for sufficient helpers to run groups for different ages

 

More people will be allowed to attend funerals in the very near future and for all who mourn the loss of loved ones that they may be comforted

 

Those who have unfortunately lost their jobs or businesses and that the economy will bounce back more quickly than expected and also that local retail shops and businesses will be well patronised

 

People who have been working from home and may find it difficult returning to the workplace after such a long gap

 

Lord Jesus Christ,

You have come to us,

You are one with us,

Mary’s son.

Cleansing our souls from all their sin

Pouring Your love and goodness in;

Jesus, our love for You we sing,

Living Lord.

Patrick Appleford

 

 

The safety of those in Care Homes and their staff, and that residents are enjoying seeing two family members or friends at last and that there will be a relaxation of the rules for visitors soon

 

Those who are homeless and living on the streets that they will be able to find permanent shelter and be given hope for the future

 

So many who are in need because they are lonely, abandoned or refugees that they will find comfort in their troubles and find a permanent home

 

All MPs and local councillors that they will serve the people they represent to the best of their ability and for the Elections this month that the right candidates will be elected

 

The Queen and the Royal Family as they mourn the death of Prince Philip and draw them together so that the Queen will get all the support and help she needs to rule over us

 

Our relationship with the EU will improve, especially in connection with the difficulties which are occurring with goods moving between Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK

 

Protesters, that they will do so peacefully and not cause unnecessary damage and for the Police, who find themselves in a difficult position, that they will not be harmed

 

Our Missionary partners abroad who are unable to travel home or meet with family that they may feel the Lord’s touch as they serve him so faithfully

 

Those who suffer from mental health issues that Jesus will reveal himself to them and they will know He walks alongside them.

 

The hospitality industry which will open this month that they will get plenty of support and be able to work towards making up for all the trade they have lost

 

Those who write Bible notes and for the Church of England who post daily help at different periods of time

 

All those who are waiting for operations that the hospitals will be able to catch up on the many who are in need of surgery

 

The media that they will be more balanced and positive in their reporting so that we receive a fair knowledge of the current news

 

Rejoice always, pray constantly, give thanks in everything; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.

1 Thes 3: 16-18

 

At thy feet its treasure store;

Take myself and, and I will be

Ever, only, all for Thee.

 Frances Ridley Havergal