Christchurch Prayer Diary
July and August 2017
Please Our whole Congregation that we may have the Fruit of the Spirit - love, joy, peace, patience, kindness
goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self control
Pray URC East Midlands Synod Moderator Rev Peter Meek
Rev Geoffrey Clarke
Stamford URC Church
Each The Nottingham & Derby Methodist District Chair, Revd Loraine Mellor, Rev Martin Smithson, Superintendent
The Grantham and Vale of Belvoir Methodist Circuit
Day For the mission of ChristChurch here in Grantham
For the ChristChurch Community Project, giving thanks and looking forward to the next phase
for For your neighbours, street, area or village, Grantham and the UK
Items that you have heard on the news.
1st Victims of all types of abuse - physical abuse, sexual abuse, psychological abuse, financial abuse, neglect or discrimination
Compassion and support, as they deal with their pain, bewilderment, grief and anger
2nd People who feel unloved, unlovable and marginalised.
3rd Wisdom, Love and Sensitivity for all involved in the Calling process.
Humility, love and unity as we go forward together in Jesus' name
Christchurch and Stamford URC
4th The Sick
Medical Ethics and medical Research
Ebola. There has been another outbreak of Ebola, this time in Central Africa
5th The work of the Word of God within us.
6th World Peace (6th August Hiroshima Day)
Wisdom and integrity for World Leaders. Peacemakers and peace enablers. War torn areas of the world.
7th Visitors to ChristChurch - and all who use our premises.
8th Respect, tolerance and friendship between people of different faiths.
9th International Day of the worlds indigenous People (August)
10th An end to racial injustice and discrimination
11th Older people, who are finding life more difficult. People who live alone. people living in Care Homes and in supported living.
12th URC Commitment for Life and All We Can - Methodist Relief and Development. Action for Children, International Youth Day.
13th The Bereaved and all who mourn.
14th Children and young people who are 'in care'. Children without families, families who long to adopt and foster. Young carers.
15th Children and Young People - Grantham Schools Ministry; Bright Sparks; Messy Church; International Youth Skills Day (July)
16th People suffering due to famine, Aid Agencies and Aid Workers, people who are hungry in this country and abroad
17th World, National and local Church Leaders. Preachers and Teachers.
18th The Members of the Ecumenical Church Council (ECC)
19th Hospitality and Welcome. World Humanitarian Day (August) Refugees; and all who offer loving care, support and hospitality.
20th Children and families during the School/College/University holidays.
Young people starting a new phase in their education or their first job.
21st All who work to keep our Church running smoothly. ECC; our Treasurer
22nd Leaders of URC and Methodist Churches.
23rd Christians who are persecuted because of their faith
International Day for the remembrance of the slave trade and its abolition (August)
24th Brexit: pray for political leaders, in the UK and Europe, that all can be done with integrity and dignity.
The United Kingdom
25th People living with dementia and their family and carers.
26th Economic Witness. The Passage, The Food Bank, Fair Trade, Christians Against Poverty, Christian giving and stewardship
27th Members and friends and family who no longer attend worship.
28th The World Church - that we can truly reflect the love of God in His world. World Hepatitis day. (World Health Organisation)
29th Grantham Hospital, The Hospice, Doctors, Nurses, Health workers, wisdom for administration of scarce NHS resources,
30th Respect for human dignity - World day against Human Trafficking (July). International Friendship day, International day for the remembrance of victims of enforced disappearance (August)
31st Christchurch, Grantham, our members, friends and families, reaching out into the community in Jesus' name.