Christchurch Prayer Diary
Please Our whole Congregation that we may have the Fruit of the Spirit - love, joy, peace, patience, kindness
goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self control
For the Mission of Christchurch here in Grantham
Pray Humility, love and unity as we go forward together in Jesus name
URC East Midlands Synod Moderator Rev Peter Meek
Rev Geoffrey Clarke
Each Stamford URC Church
The Nottingham & Derby Methodist District Chair, Revd Loraine Mellor, Rev Martin Smithson, Superintendent
The Grantham and Vale of Belvoir Methodist Circuit
Day For the Christchurch Community Project, giving thanks and looking forward to the next phase
Wisdom and integrity for world leaders and all people in positions of influence, responsibility and authority
for For your neighbours, street, area or village, Grantham and the UK
Victims of disasters. The work of Aid Agencies
Items that you have heard or read in the news
1st International day for the elderly
People who are finding life more difficult. People who live alone. People living in care homes and in supported living.
2nd International day of non-violence. World Sight Day.
3rd Christchurch and Stamford URC
4th The Sick. Medical Ethics and medical Research. People suffering from long term and chronic illness.
5th Children and young people; Grantham Schools Ministry; bright Sparks; Messy Church. World Teachers Day. Children who can't attend school
6th World Peace
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. The local preachers meeting.
8th Prisons Week. All prisoners, Christians who are persecuted because of their faith, prisoners of conscience. Prison Visitors
9th Respect, tolerance and friendship between people of differenct faiths, and cultures. BREXIT.
10th World Mental Health Day. Victims of violence, and natural disasters.
11th International Girl Child Day. Remembering women who are still being treated as second class citizens. Respect for human dignity. Victims of Human Trafficking and modern slavery.
12th World Arthritis Day. URC Commitment for Life and All We Can - Methodist Relief and Development. Action for Children, Unicef, Christian Aid
13th Intdernational Day for the reduction of Disasters
14th World Hand Wash Day. Basic health education, saving lives.
15th The Street Pastors. Grantham Town Centre. SKDC.
16th World Food Day. All who are homeless, hungry and thirsty. The Passage, The Food Bank, Fair Trade, Christians against poverty, Methodist District Synod.
17th People struggling with addictions
18th The Members of the Ecumenical Church Council (ECC)
19th Hospitality and Welcome. Refugees; and all who offer loving care, support and hospitality. An end to racial injustice and discrimination
20th The Bereaved and all who mourn
21st UN international day of peace
22nd Leaders of URC and Methodist Churches.
23rd Children and young people who are 'in care', Children without families, foster families; young carers
24th World Polio Day. People who don't have clean drinking water or access to a toilet.
25th People living with dementia and their family and carers.
26th Christchurch Grantham, our members, friends and families, reaching out into the community in Jesus name.
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.
29th Grantham Hospital, The Hospice, Doctors, Nurses, Health workers, wisdom for administration of scarce NHS resources, Social workers, The Police, British Summertime ends.
30th Victims of all types of abuse - physical abuse, sexual abuse, psychological abuse, financial abuse, neglect or discrimination
31st Compassion and support, as they deal with their pain, bewilderment grief and anger. people who feel unloved, unlovable and marginalised.