Serving God, Serving our Community

Prayer underpins everything we do at St Mary’s.

Here is the prayer diary for the remainder of October 2018…

Mon 29     For more goodwill in negotiations between the EU and UK

Tue 30       For those who live in Bubhurst Lane

Wed 31     Martin Luther, reformer and major contributor to the Protestant faith

And for November:

Thu 1            All Saints’ Day: pray for Christian friends

Fri 2              All Souls’ Day: for those whose lives inspired us in our faith

Sat 3            – – – – – – – – –

Sun 4            For Hubert Ashton, preaching in Frittenden today

Mon 5           Week of prayer for the work of MAF – give thanks for their work and witness

Tue 6            Give thanks for last month’s Gift Day and for our Harvest Giving

Wed 7           For those who live in Chestnut Close

Thu 8            For the persecuted church: for Christian converts in Muslim countries

Fri 9              For wisdom and generosity in the way we use our resources

Sat 10           – – – – – – – – –

Sun 11         Remembrance Sunday: for all who died while safeguarding our freedom

Mon 12         For those bereaved by war and for those traumatised by war

Tue 13          For the British Legion and other charities supporting ex-servicemen and -women

Wed 14        For those who live in Coldharbour Lane

Thu 15          For the persecuted church: for churches facing closure in eastern Ukraine

Fri 16            For all those we know who are bringing Christan values to their secular work

Sat 17           – – – – – – – – –

Sun 18         For the work of Tearfund and for our speaker today, Terry Steinegger

Mon 19         Coffee +: that it may be a joyful time of fellowship with young families

Tue 20          For respect towards others whose views we do not share

Wed 21        For those who live in Cranbrook Road

Thu 22          For the persecuted church: for Christians in northern Nigeria

Fri 23            For our Christmas Fayre tomorrow

Sat 24           – – – – – – – – –

Sun 25         Christ the King: may we celebrate and rededicate our discipleship

Mon 26         For Jewish communities feeling increasingly alienated in western countries

Tue 27          For those who live in Dig Dog Lane

Wed 28        Help us to keep Jesus at the centre of our preparations for Christmas

Thu 29          Day of intercession for missionary work: pray for the mission societies we support

Fri 30            St Andrew’s Day: may we, like Andrew, bring others to Christ

On Saturdays look back with prayerful thanks for the good things of the past week.

Please pray for our Parish and our Church family

and for people you know who particularly need your prayers.