Serving God, Serving our Community

Prayer underpins everything we do at St Mary’s.

Here is the prayer diary for September:

Sun    1          For a sense of personal renewal after the summer break

Mon 2           Moving Mountains: pray for the needs of the wider community in our village

Tue 3            Joint PCC meets – for friendly co-operation between our two parishes

Wed 4           For the residents of Dig Dog Lane

Thu 5            For the combined Open The Book Team, leading collective worship today

Fri 6              For the people of Yemen as the humanitarian crisis continues

Sat 7              – – – – – – – – –

Sun 8            Education Sunday: that we may support our local school prayerfully and practically

Mon 9           For the Police Service as they deal with the epidemic of knife crime

Tue 10          Deanery Synod meets tonight: that we may learn from one another’s successes

Wed 11        For the residents of Grandshore Lane

Thu 12          For greater respect between those with opposing views on Brexit

Fri 13            Ride and Stride tomorrow: for a safe and successful day

Sat 14           Fred and Angela’s Farewell Weekend: give thanks for their faithful ministry…

Sun 15          … and pray that they may be upheld by a sense of God’s presence

Mon 16        For those leaving home to start life at University

Tue 17          For the residents of Green Lane

Wed 18        For SPACE today: that we may find refreshment in contemplative prayer

Thu 19          For a thoughtful response to the world’s environmental problems…

Fri 20             ….and for those affected by pollution and insensitive exploitation of resources

Sat 21           – – – – – – – – –

Sun 22          That we may worship today in spirit and in truth

Mon 23        As we move into autumn thank God for the joy of changing seasons

Tue 24          For the residents of Headcorn Road

Wed 25        For the joint prayer meeting focusing on the appointment of a new rector

Thu 26          For the CPAS Trustees as they review the shortlist of applicants today

Fri 27            For a thoughtful response to meeting local housing and development needs

Sat 28           – – – – – – – – –

Sun 29          St Michael & All Angels: thank God for his constant care and protection

Mon 30        For Fred and Angela, that they may settle comfortably in Loughborough

 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.