Prayer Topics for the week commencing 20th June 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
God our saviour,
look on this wounded world
in pity and in power;
hold us fast to your promises of peace
won for us by your Son,
our Saviour Jesus Christ.


From Durham Diocese

Sunday 20th
3rd Sunday after Trinity
– For University Chaplains – Revd Dr Stephanie Burette, Revd Canon Anna
Brooker, Revd Tim Ferguson, Revd Peter Kashouris, Revd Gavin Wort, Revd
David Rushton (Durham) Revd Chris Howson (Sunderland)
– Church of North India (United); Most Revd Dr Prem Chand Singh

Monday 21st
– Board of Education: Director of Education: Paul Rickeard
– Revd Graham Copley: Hunwick and Willington
– Lesotho Link: Revds Rob & Margaret Bianchi & Joseph Morenammele
– Diocese of Chotanagpur – North India: Rt Revd B B Baskey
– The NHS, GP’s and local hospitals, for the vaccination programme

Tuesday 22nd
Alban, first Martyr of Britain, c.250
– Revd Tommy Daglish: Stanley and South Moor (Derwentside East)
– Diocesan Sec. James Morgan: all who work at Cuthbert House
– Diocesan Retreat House, Shepherds Dene, Interim Warden: Philip Davies
– For schools, staff and pupils, for teachers making their pupil assessments
– Diocese of Christ the King – South Africa: Rt Revd William Mostert

Wednesday 23rd
Etheldreda, Abbess of Ely, c678
Ember Day (when we pray for vocations)
– Church Buildings Panel
– Revd John D’Silva: Houghton-le-Spring St Michael & All Angels
– Revd Dr Alastair Prince, Vocations Strategy Development Adviser
– Children’s Ministry Advisor: Sharon Pritchard
– Diocesan Leader of Youth Mission and Ministry: Andy Harris
– Diocese of Christchurch – New Zealand; Rt Revd Peter Carrell

Thursday 24th
Birth of John the Baptist

– South Shields St Hilda with St Thomas: Revd Mark Mawhinney
– Diocesan Finance Group
– Revd Elaine Gray: Hebburn St John with Jarrow Grange in plurality
– Diocese of Chubu – Japan; Rt Revd Dr Francis of Assisi Renta Nishihara

Friday 25th
Ember Day
– South Westoe St Michael and All Angels: Revd Mark Mawhinney
– Revd Rosemary Hendry: Crawcrook and Greenside
– Increase in vocations across all the deaneries in the Diocese
– Diocese of Clogher – Ireland: Vacant

Saturday 26th
Ember Day
– Diocese on the Coast – Nigeria; Rt Revd Joshua Ebunoluwa Ogunele
– Revd Wim Kuiper: St Matthew’s and St Wilfrid’s Sunderland
– Vocations: Those in ministerial training

From the Parish Cycle

Those living in
Front Street
Whitburn Hall

Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor
Pray for the courts, probation service, prison service and justice system


Churches Together in South Tyneside

This week’s Prayer Points pdf is available here.