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
Wisdom, Love and Sensitivity for all involved in the Calling Process
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
Leaders of the World Church
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 TODAY
1st People who are finding life more difficult. People who live alone. People living in care homes and in supported living. Carers. All Saints Day.
2nd Hospitality and Welcome. Refugees; an end to racial injustice. A willingness to listen to, resect to and learn from, other cultures and points of view.
3rd Future Ministry, here in Christchurch and also at Stamford URC.
4th The Sick, their families and carers. Medical Ethics and Medical Research. People suffering from long term and chronic illness.
5th Victims of human trafficking and modern slavery.
6th URC Commitment for Life & All We Can - Methodist Relief and Development
7th Visitors to Christchurch & all who use our premises.
8th Christian Unity
9th People living with dementia and their family and carers.
10th All prisoners. Christians who are persecuted because of their faith, prisoners of conscience. Prison visitors.
11th Remembrance Sunday
12th Peacemakers and Peace enablers. Wisdom and integrity for World Leaders.
13th Victims of natural disasters - work of aid agencies.
14th Basic health education, in developing countries, saving lives.
15th The Street Pastors. Grantham. SKDC.
16th Leaders of URC and Methodist Churches.
17th Messy Church, Bright Sparks, Grantham Schools ministry. Families of all shapes and sizes
19th Grantham Hospital, The Hospice, Doctors, Nurses, health workers, carers,wisdom re; wise use of scarce NHS resources. Social workers. The Emergency Services.
20th Water; People who don't have clean drinking water or access to a toilet. Water Aid.
21st Women who are still being treated as second class citizens. Respect for human dignity.
22nd All who are homeless, hungry and thirsty, The Passage, The Food Bank, Fair Trade, Christians against poverty.
23rd Children and young people who are 'in care'. Children without families, Foster families. Action for children. Unicef - working for every child in danger. Christian Aid. Save the Children.
24th The Bereaved and all who mourn.
25th Women against Violence Day
26th ChristChurch Grantham, our members, friends and families, reaching out into the community in Jesus name.
27th Victims of violence and abuse.
28th The World Church. That we can truly reflect the love of God in His World.
29th People who are no longer able to attend church services and events.
30th Remembering all who work tirelessly to keep our church running smoothly, and giving thanks for men and women who worked and maintained worship and outreach in Castlegate and Finkin Street.