Prayer Topics for the week commencing 22nd 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 the Father,
help us to hear the call of Christ the King
and to follow in his service,
whose kingdom has no end;
for he reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, one glory.

From Durham Diocese

Sunday 22nd
Christ the King
Sunday next before Advent

-Prison Chaplains, Holme House: Revd Kate Brooke, Revd Sue Bell, Durham: Revd Matthew Tetley, Revd Rebecca Amoroso: Frankland (High Security): Revd Andrew West, Low Newton (Women): Revd Sarah Parkinson

Monday 23rd
Clement, Bishop of Rome, Martyr, c.100
-General Synod
-Interviews for Blaydon, High Spen and Rowlands Gill
-Vocations: Those in ministerial training Cleveland Police Force

Tuesday 24th
-St. Anthony’s Priory: Revd Dr Nicholas Buxton, Ruth Grant, Revd Canon Paul Tyler, Laurence Pinkney, Scholastica Jacob, Sheila Shearer, Gavin Harper
-The Mother’s Union: President Kathleen Wilson, Chaplain Revd Norma Clee
-Those who have lost hope and for whom life seems very bleak

Wednesday 25th
Catharine of Alexandria, Martyr, 4th C
Isaac Watts Hymn Writer, 1748

-Stockton Parish Church: PiC: Revd Mark Miller, Reader; Dr John Taylor
-Senior Force Chaplain Durham Police: Canon Adrian Gatrill
-Children’s Ministry Advisor: Sharon Pritchard and Diocesan Leader of Youth Mission and Ministry: Andy Harris
-Stockton Borough Council, Chief Exec, community leaders, and MP’s

Thursday 26th
-The Durham Lesotho Link: Revds Rob and Margaret Bianchi and Lesotho EO: Joseph Morenammele and team
-Bishop Glyn Webster, Fr Paul Kennedy, members of the Society of St Wilfred and St Hilda
-Victims of clerical sexual abuse

Friday 27th
-Upper Skerne Team Ministry: Sedgefield St Edmund, Bishop Middleham St Michael, Trimdon Village St Mary Magdalene, Trimdon Grange St Alban, Fishburn St Catherine: Team Rector: Revd Geoff Short, Team Vicar: Revd Elizabeth Bland, Readers: William Armstrong, Michael King
-Growing Faith Lead: Catherine Simpson and Missional Leadership for Growth Partner: Phil Togwell
-The Criminal Justice System,Law Courts and those facing trials and cases

Saturday 28th
-University Chaplains -Revd Anna Brooker, Revd Tim Ferguson, Revd Dr Anthony Bash, Revd Peter Kashouris, Revd Gavin Wort, Revd David Rushton (Durham) Revd Chris Howson (Sunderland)
-Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor: Mrs Beth Miller
-Those whose work is unfulfilling, stressful or fraught with danger

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
Rackly Way
Oak Crescent

Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Pray for Green issues and rural concerns

Cameroon, Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea

Anglican Cycle of Prayer

Sunday, 22 November 2020
Pray for the Church of Bermuda (Extra-Provincial to the Archbishop of Canterbury) The Rt Revd Nicholas Dill –Bishop of Bermuda

Monday, 23 November 2020
(Chile) The Rt Revd Hector (Tito) Zavala
Santiago (Philippines) The Rt Revd Frenzel Ray P Piluden

Tuesday, 24 November 2020
Sao Paulo
(Brazil) The Rt Revd Francisco Cezar Fernandes
East Carolina (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Robert Skirving

Wednesday, 25 November 2020
(Nigeria) The Rt Revd Dr Blessing Erifeta
East Kerala (South India) The Rt Revd V S Francis

Thursday, 26 November 2020
(Canada) The Rt Revd Michael William Hawkins
East Ruwenzori (Uganda) The Rt Revd George Turyasingura
East Tennessee (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Brian Lee Cole

Friday, 27 November 2020
(Canada) The Rt Revd Christopher Harper
Eastern Himalayas (North India) Vacant

Saturday, 28 November 2020
Sebei (Uganda) The Rt Revd Paul Kiptoo Masaba
Eastern Kowloon (Hong Kong) The Rt Revd Timothy Kwok
Kyushu (Japan) The Rt Revd Luke Ken-ichi Muto

Churches Together in South Tyneside

This week’s Prayer Points pdf is available here.