Prayer Topics for the week commencing 19th July 2020

There are many things we can be praying for. The items in this post are drawn from some of the Prayer cycles we are involved with.
Pray for those known who suffer in body, mind, spirit or estate.

The Collect for this week
Creator God,
you made us all in your image:
may we discern you in all that we see,
and serve you in all that we do;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

From Durham Diocese

Sunday 19th
Sixth after Trinity
 Hospital Chaplains: Revd Peter Webb and Revd Remi Omole (Sunderland),
Vacant (Sherburn), Revd Gareth Rowlands and Revd Joan Robinson
(Gateshead), Vacant (North Tees and Hartlepool), Revd Jon Goode, Revd
Simon Mason (Tyne and Wear), Canon Caroline Worsfold and Revd Pat
Bealing (South Tyneside), Canon Colin Jay, Revd Osaro Omobude, Revd
Debbie Baker (Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys), Revd Kevin Tromans (Durham
and Darlington)
Monday 20th
Margaret of Antioch, Martyr, 4th cent.
Bartolomé de las Casas, Apostle to the Indies, 1566
 Bishop’s Council meeting
 Lindisfarne Regional Training Project, Principal: Revd Dr David Bryan, staff and students training for ministry
 For those working in retail in current circumstances
Tuesday 21st
 Our Archdeacons, Rick Simpson (Auckland) and Bob Cooper (Sunderland), and Revd Canon Libby Wilkinson to become Archdeacon of Durham
 For the self employed and all facing financial hardship
Wednesday 22nd
Mary Magdalen
 Chancellor: Adrian Iles, Registrar: Phillip Wills,
 For the emergency services. For paramedics
Thursday 23rd
Bridget of Sweden, Abbess of Vadstena, 1373
 St Mark Millfield & St Luke Pallion – Vacant, Reader: Miss Heather Wallace
 St Anthony’s Priory – Revd Dr Nicholas Buxton (Dir), Ruth Grant, Revd Paul Tyler, George Wilkie, Sarah Renwick, Sheila Shearer
 For the Police
Friday 24th
 Sunderland Minster – Canon Provost: The Revd Canon Stuart Bain Minster
Priest: Revd Andrew Dowsett, Associate Minister: Revd Chris Howson,
Associate Priest: Revd Jacqui Tyson, SSM Curate: Revd Chris Watson,
Reader: Ms Clare Hunt
 For major employers in the North East, like Nissan and its supply chains
Saturday 25th
James the Apostle

 Sunderland St Chad – Vicar: Revd Jeremy Chadd, Reader: Mrs Joy Parkinson
 The team of Diocesan Support Staff
 For those suffering increased physical and mental abuse due to COVID-19

From Jarrow Deanery

ParishLeadership Team: Priests, Wardens etcPeople, places, projects or particular issues, for which we are invited to share in prayer  
Jarrow and Simonside Benefice
St Peter,
St Simon,
St John the Baptist,
St Paul
Revd Stuart Hill
CW: Carol Cowen
CW: Evelyn Rutherford
CW: Gordon Scott CW: Rita Blakey
-The new Team Rector designate The Rev’d Lesley Jones
-For those involved in the work being carried out in the community.
Churchwardens & PCCs across the Deanery; Parish treasurers, safeguarding officers, health & safety officers, etc.
– For the faithfulness, commitment, energy and enthusiasm of church wardens
– For those who serve on committees and working groups in parishes and in the deanery.
– For those who are involved in the good work of safeguarding to protect all our young and vulnerable people, and ensure that our churches are safe spaces.

From the Parish Cycle

Those living in
Moor Lane
Sea View Park

Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Pray for those who provide energy for transport or utilities, those in manufacturing

Costa Rica, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Panama

Anglican Cycle of Prayer

Sunday, 19 July 2020
Pray for the Episcopal Church in the Philippines
The Most Revd Joel Atiwag Pachao – Prime Bishop of the Philippines

Monday, 20 July 2020
Northern Uganda (Uganda) The Rt Revd Johnson Gakumba
Bauchi (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Musa Tula
Kansas (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Cathleen Bascom

Tuesday, 21 July 2020
Northern Zambia (Central Africa) The Most Revd Albert Chama (Primate)
Belize (West Indies) The Rt Revd Philip Wright
Kanyakumari (South India) The Rt Revd Dr A R Chellia

Wednesday, 22 July 2020
Northwest Ankole (Uganda) The Rt Revd Amos Magezi
Bendigo (Australia) The Rt Revd Matt Brain

Thursday, 23 July 2020
Northwest Texas (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Scott Mayer
Benin (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Peter Imasuen (Diocesan Bishop)
Bermuda (Bermuda) The Rt Revd Nicholas Dill

Friday, 24 July 2020
Northwestern Pennsylvania (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Sean Rowe
Bethlehem (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Kevin Nichols

Saturday, 25 July 2020
Norwich (England) The Rt Revd Graham James
Bhopal (North India) The Rt Revd Manoj Charan
Kapoeta (South Sudan) The Rt Revd Isaac Deu Chol (Diocesan Bishop)

Churches Together in South Tyneside

This week’s Prayer Points pdf is available here.