Prayer Topics for the week commencing 9th May 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
Risen Christ,
by the lakeside you renewed your call to your disciples:
help your Church to obey your command
and draw the nations to the fire of your love,
to the glory of God the Father.

From Durham Diocese

Sunday 9th
Easter Season
Sixth Sunday of Easter
– 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 Kenya

Monday 10th
Easter Season
Rogation Day
– Harlow Green St Ninian and Lamesley St Andrew, Vicar: Revd Mark Worthington, Associate Minister: Revd George Lackenby
– The Diocese of Bunbury – The Anglican Church of Australia
– For farmers and fruitfulness for seed sown (purpose of Rogationtide)

Tuesday 11th
Easter Season
Rogation Day
– Heworth St Mary, Minister: Vacant, Reader: Mrs Christine Richardson, PM: Mrs Jenn Warden
– For the fishing industry and those suffering from the effects of Brexit
– Diocese of Bungoma – The Anglican Church of Kenya

Wednesday 12th
Easter Season
Rogation Day
Gregory Dix, Priest, Monk, Scholar, 1952
– Leam Lane St Andrew, Vacant
– Senior Force Chaplain Durham Police: Canon Adrian Gatrill
– Diocesan links; Nordkirche – Germany & Alba Iulia – Romania
– Diocese of Bunyoro-Kitara – The Church of the Province of Uganda

Thursday 13th
Ascension Day
– The head that once was crowned with thorns is crowned with glory now‘ ‘I saw one like a human being coming with the clouds of heaven. And he came to the Ancient One and was presented before him. To him was given dominion and glory and kingship, that all peoples, nations, and languages should serve him.’ Daniel 7: 13,14
– Places in crisis, Yemen, Ukraine, Syria, Armenia, Myanmar, The Sahel, etc.
– Closed Buildings Panel
– Diocese of Busan – The Anglican Church of Korea

Friday 14th
Day after Ascension until Pentecost
Matthias the Apostle
– Bensham and Teams, St Chad, Vacant, Associate Minister: Revd Yvonne Greener, Curate: Revd Alexander Crawford
– St Aidan’s Primary School, HT Lesley Steele
– Director of Initial Ministerial Education (IME) Phase 2: Revd Dr Jennifer Cooper
– Diocese of Busoga – The Church of the Province of Uganda

Saturday 15th
Day after Ascension until Pentecost
– Gateshead St Helen, PiC: Revd Yvonne Greener, Curate: Revd Alexander Crawford, Hon Associate Minister: Revd Derek Brown, PM: Mrs Sue Patrick
– Diocesan Synod
– Diocese of Central Busoga – The Church of the Province of Uganda
– The NHS and your doctors practice and local hospital, Vaccination rollout

From the Parish Cycle

Those living in
Marsden Grove
Buckingham Close

Chancellor of the Exchequer
Pray for the economy and financial world

Sudan, South Sudan, Uganda

Churches Together in South Tyneside

This week’s Prayer Points pdf is available here.