Prayer Topics for the week commencing 1st November 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
God of glory,
touch our lips with the fire of your Spirit,
that we with all creation
may rejoice to sing your praise;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

From Durham Diocese

Sunday 1st
All Saints’ Day
For all the saints who from their labours rest, may they rest in peace and rise in glory.
– 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 Dr 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 2nd
Commemoration of the Faithful Departed
(All Souls’ Day)
– Bishop’s Leadership Team
– Stockton Deanery: Area Dean: Revd Paul Neville, Lay Chair: Dr Lucy Falcus
– The grieving

Tuesday 3rd
Richard Hooker, priest, Anglican Apologist, Teacher of the Faith, 1600.
Martin of Porres, Friar, 1693
– Stockton Deanery Synod: Secretary: Miss Elizabeth Stout, Treasurer: Revd Bill Braviner
– Increase in vocations in Stockton Deanery
– Consultants and Staff in the NHS: COVID-19, Flu, Routine treatments,

Wednesday 4th
– Stockton Deanery Chapter
– Ian Ramsey CE Academy: HT: Brian Janes
– For Care Homes, Residents, Staff and Visitors

Thursday 5th
– Bishop’s Council
– Meeting of the Investment Committee
– Fire Brigade service and the safety of those enjoying fireworks

Friday 6th
Leonard, Hermit 6thC
William Temple, Archbishop of Canterbury, Teacher of the Faith 1944
– Egglescliffe St John the Baptist: PiC: Revd Sylvia Wilson
– Egglescliffe CE Primary School: HT: Mrs Mary Cook
– Waymark Development and Change Lead: Mr Duncan Podbury
– Farmers and the Fishing industry, all who work on land and at sea

Saturday 7th
Willibrord of York, Bishop, Apostle of Frisia, 739

– Stockton on Tees St Peter: PiC: Revd Bill Braviner, Curate; The Revd Philip Murray, SSM Curate: Revd Daniel Ackerley
– The Diocesan Deliverance Ministry Team
– All who seek to relieve poverty. For foodbanks and volunteers.

From Jarrow Deanery

South Shields St Aidan with St Stephen (The Lawe) Benefice      VACANT
CW: Anne Edwards
CW: Liz Stephenson
For the growth of mission in our community;
for the strengthening of our links with local churches.
For the appointment of a priest to end our latest period of vacancy, and for support for those ministers who are ensuring that we can continue with our worship.
Our ecumenical links
-for those who provide opportunities for fellowship across all denominations, through various experiences and events.

From the Parish Cycle

Those living in
East Street
East Fields

Secretary of State for Health and Social Care
Pray for doctors, nurses, medical personnel, carers

The Indian Ocean islands: Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles, Maldives

Anglican Cycle of Prayer

Sunday, 1 November 2020
Pray for the Church of the Province of West Africa The Most Revd Dr Jonathan Bau-Bau Bonaparte Hart – Primate & Metropolitan, Church of the Province of West Africa; Archbishop of the Internal province of West Africa and Bishop of Liberia

Monday, 2 November 2020
Rochester (England) The Rt Revd James Langstaff
Rochester (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Prince Singh
Kushtia (Bangladesh) The Rt Revd Samuel Sunil Mankhin (Primate)

Tuesday 3 November 2020
Rockhampton (Australia) Vacant
Delhi (North India) The Rt Revd Warris K. Masih
Kutigi (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Jeremiah Kolo

Wednesday, 4 November 2020
(South Sudan) The Rt Revd Francis Loyo Mori
Derby (England) The Rt Revd Libby Lane

Thursday, 5 November 2020
(Tanzania) The Rt Revd John Adiema
Derry & Raphoe (Ireland) The Rt Revd Kenneth Raymond Good
Dhaka (Bangladesh) The Most Revd Paul Shishir Sarker

Friday, 6 November 2020
(Tanzania) The Rt Revd Joseph Mgomi
Europe (England) The Rt Revd Robert Innes
Europe (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Mark D W Edington

Saturday, 7 November 2020
(South Sudan) The Most Revd Alapayo Manyang Kuctiel
The Bahamas and The Turks and Caicos Islands (West Indies) The Rt Revd Laish Boyd
Kwara (Nigeria) The Most Revd Olusegun Adeyemi

Churches Together in South Tyneside

This week’s Prayer Points pdf is available here.