Serving God, Serving our Community

Prayer underpins everything we do at St Mary’s.

Here is the prayer diary for March 2019…

Fri 1        St. David’s Day: pray for the people of Wales and for Welsh friends

Sat 2       – – – – – – – – –

Sun 3      That we may be slow to speak and quick to listen

Mon 4    For Embrace the Middle East & Maidstone Christian Care – our Lent charities

Tue 5      Shrove Tuesday:  for Lenten discipline in prayer, in study and in giving

Wed 6    Ash Wednesday: for genuine sorrow and repentance for sins

Thu 7      That we may forgive as we ourselves are forgiven

Fri 8        That our Lent Courses will be well attended and useful to all who come along

Sat 9       – – – – – – – – –

Sun 10    For times of silence “For God alone my soul waits in silence” (Psalm 62:1)

Mon 11  For those who live in Knoxbridge

Tue 12   For lasting peace between India and Pakistan

Wed 13  For the homeless and those sleeping rough

Thu 14   For all whose voluntary work contributes to the life of our village

Fri 15      For Sunday’s Messy Church (in Sissinghurst)

Sat 16    – – – – – – – – –

Sun 17    For times of contemplation “Meditate in your heart…and be still” (Psalm 4:4)

Mon 18  For those who live in Laundry Lane

Tue 19   For regional powers to disengage from Yemen and allow peace to return

Wed 20  For those who depend on foodbanks

Thu 21   For good candidates to stand for our Parish and Borough councils

Fri 22      For our Youth Club and the work of West Kent YMCA who run it

Sat 23    – – – – – – – – –

Sun 24    For “The peace of God which passes understanding…” (Philippians 4:7)

Mon 25  For those who live in Mill Lane

Tue 26   For reconciliation and a return of stability to Syria

Wed 27  For victims of knife crime and for those who are working to solve this problem

Thu 28   For our government and all involved in Brexit planning and negotiating

Fri 29      For our school, its pupils, parents, staff and governors

Sat 30    – – – – – – – – –

Sun 31    Mothering Sunday: for mothers and all who care for children

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.