Prayer Topics for the week commencing 17th January 2021

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
Eternal Lord,
our beginning and our end:
bring us with the whole creation
to your glory, hidden through past ages
and made known
in Jesus Christ our Lord.

From Durham Diocese

Sunday 17th
Second Sunday of Epiphany

– Dean & Chapter of Durham – The Very Revd Andrew Tremlett, Revd Canons Prof Simon Oliver, Charlie Allen, Michael Hampel, Michael Everitt, Lay Canons: Simon Wood, Mrs Cathy Barnes, Mr Andrew Thurston, Chapter Clerk and CO Amanda Anderson, College of Canons & Minor Canons
– The Anglican Church of Australia

Monday 18th
Amy Carmichael, Founder of the Dohnavur Fellowship, Spiritual Writer, 1951
1st Day of Week of prayer for Christian Unity

– Prison Chaplains, Holme House: Revd Kate Brooke, Revd Sue Bell, Durham: Revd Canon Matthew Tetley, Revd Rebecca Amoroso: Frankland (High Security): Revd Andrew West, Low Newton (Women): Revd Sarah Parkinson
– The Diocese of Aipo Rongo – The Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea
– Industrial & Commercial interests particularly affecting the North East

Tuesday 19th
Wulfstan, Bishop of Worcester, 1095
2nd day of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

– Peterlee St Cuthbert: Vicar Rev Elaine Jones, Curate; Revd Hannah Richardson
– Our Archdeacons, Rick Simpson (Auckland), Bob Cooper (Sunderland) and Libby Wilkinson (Durham)
– The Diocese of Ajayi Crowther – The Church of Nigeria

Wednesday 20th
Richard Rolle of Hampole, Spiritual Write 1349
3rd Day of Week of prayer for Christian Unity

– Seaham St Mary the Virgin and Dawdon, Seaham Harbour St John: Deneside All Saints: Vicar Revd Paul Kennedy
– The Diocesan Secretary, James Morgan and those who normally work at Cuthbert House
– The Diocese of Akobo – Province of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan

Thursday 21st
Agnes, Child Martyr at Rome 304
4th Day of Week of prayer for Christian Unity

– Diocesan Synod
– Ministry Development Advisor: Revd Canon Dr Alan Bartlett
– Senior Resource Church Leader: Revd Canon David Tomlinson
– The Diocese of Akoko – The Church of Nigeria
– Refugees and Asylum Seekers

Friday 22nd
Vincent of Saragossa Deacon, First Martyr of Spain 304
5th Day of Week of prayer for Christian Unity

– Children’s Ministry Advisor : Sharon Pritchard
– Diocesan Leader of Youth Mission and Ministry: Andy Harris
– The Diocese of Akoko Edo – The Church of Nigeria
– Those who work and receive care in Hospices

Saturday 23rd
6th Day of Week of prayer for Christian Unity
– The Mother’s Union: President Kathleen Wilson JP, Chaplain Revd Norma Clee
– The Diocese of Akot – The Province of the Church of South Sudan
– The Homeless and those who work to address homelessness

From the Parish Cycle

Those living in
White Rocks Grove

Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
Pray for overseas nations

Cyprus, Greece, Turkey

Churches Together in South Tyneside

This week’s Prayer Points pdf is available here.