Serving God, Serving our Community

Prayer underpins everything we do at St Mary’s.

Here is the prayer diary for July:

Sun 30th June          Help us to use our time wisely

Mon 1          Moving Mountains: for faithfulness in prayer for those in need

Tue 2            For our bishop-elect, Rose Hudson-Wilkin: may her ministry be greatly blessed

Wed 3          St Thomas’ Day: pray for those who struggle with, or have lost, their faith

Thu 4            For those who live in Biddenden Road

Fri 5              For those who have suffered in the extreme heat in Europe this summer

Sat 6- – – – – – – – –

Sun 7For persecuted Christians who are not free to meet for public worship today

Mon 8          For faithfulness in Bible reading

Tue 9            For God’s guidance in the selection of a new minister for this benefice

Wed 10        For the one million Rohingya refugees who have fled Myanmar

Thu 11          For those who live in Bounds Cross

Fri 12            For the people of Northern Ireland, for continued peace and cooperation

Sat 13           – – – – – – – – –

Sun 14          Sea Sunday: for seafarers and for those who support them

Mon 15        For a responsible and informed approach to recycling…

Tue 16          …and a genuine care for our environment and its scarce resources

Wed 17        S.P.A.C.E. : that those who attend will find it spiritually refreshing

Thu 18          For those who live in Bubhurst Lane

Fri 19            For the West Kent YMCA and for the village Youth Club they run

Sat 20           – – – – – – – – –

Sun 21          For a sense of joy and of brotherly love in our worship today

Mon 22        Mary Magdalene: for Christians to show the same devotion as Mary

Tue 23          That our new Prime Minister will lead with wisdom and reunite our country

Wed 24        For the refugee crisis in South and Central America

Thu 25          St James’ Day: for willingness to obey God’s calling

Fri 26            For children and leaders preparing for Christian holiday camps this summer

Sat 27           – – – – – – – – –

Sun 28          For Fred and Angela as they prepare for retirement

Mon 29        Mary, Martha and Lazarus: may we too sustain Christian friends

Tue 30          William Wilberforce: for those whose faith brought social reform

Wed 31        For school holidays, that both teachers and students will be refreshed

 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.