Serving God, Serving our Community

Prayer underpins everything we do at St Mary’s.

Here is the prayer diary for December 2021
Wed 1Pray for peace in Myanmar so that essential aid may reach those in need
Thu 2Ask our Heavenly Father to look after migrants crossing the Tempestuous Sea
Fri 3Pray for safety, fun and and a big profit at the Frittenden Christmas Fayre tomorrow
Sat 4“Let everything that has breath praise the Lord” at the choral concert at Trinity today
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Mon 6May the Holy Spirit’s healing power be known by all fighting Covid in the world
Tue 7Ask that the pledges made at COP26 may be translated into action
Wed 8Pray for Beth Elphia in Chad, a refuge run by a local church, for girls escaping FGM
Thu 9May Rev’d Pete and all clergy know the support of our Lord in this busy month
Fri 10International Human Rights day – remember all whose rights are endangered
Sat 11May we be blessed by the light of our Saviour at our carol services tomorrow
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Mon 13May God watch over children and young people using the internet.
Tue 14Pray for the missionaries we support: Eric and Rhena Clouston in India
Wed 15Projects in the Philippines helping deprived people to set up their own businesses
Thu 16Pray that God’s presence will be felt at the Larchmere House carol service today.
Fri 17May the Lord grant staff and pupils at our village schools a restful break
Sat 18Request good weather and a generous audience for Frittenden carol singers
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Mon 20For those who deliver our post, and those who take away our rubbish and recycling
Tue 21Help us to find meaning in doubts and uncertainty (St Thomas’s day)
Wed 22Pray for the people of Afghanistan facing extreme hunger this winter
Thu 23Ask that those bereaved in the past year may know God’s comfort this Christmas
Fri 24May all the children at our crib services know the love of Jesus
Sat 25Give thanks that our Saviour came to dwell amongst us on this day.
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Mon 27Pray that God will support the work of foodbanks, and show us if we could help too
Tue 28Ask God to support those who defend the rights of the poor and vulnerable
Wed 29Pray for stamina and skill for emergency services, who do not stop for Christmas
Thu 30Ask God to inspire you and many others in this coming Year of Living Generously
Fri 31Give thanks for the life of our church and village in the past year
On Sundays let us listen for what God may be saying to us.
Please pray for our Parish and our Church family.
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