Prayer Topics for the week commencing 27th 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
Gracious Father,
by the obedience of Jesus
you brought salvation to our wayward world:
draw us into harmony with your will,
that we may find all things restored in him,
our Saviour Jesus Christ.
Amen.

From Durham Diocese

Sunday 27th June
4th Sunday after Trinity
– 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 Church of Pakistan (United): Most Revd Humphrey Peters

Monday 28th
Irenaeus, Bishop of Lyons, Teacher of the Faith, c200
– Bishop’s Leadership Team
– Revd Hannah Richardson: Peterlee. Revd Steph Price: Bishop Auckland
– Diocese of Cochin – South India: Rt Revd Baker Ninan Fenn
– Victims of clerical sexual abuse

Tuesday 29th
Peter and Paul, Apostles
– Whitburn St Mary: PiC: Revd Vernon Cuthbert
– Whitburn C of E Academy (Secondary), Principal: J E Crowe
– Revd Mahalha Wachepa: Durham North (Team Ministry)
– Diocese of Coimbatore – South India: Rt Revd Timothy Ravinder

Wednesday 30th
– Our Archdeacons, Rick Simpson (Auckland), Bob Cooper (Sunderland) and Libby Wilkinson (Durham)
– Revd Ali Williams: Wheatley Hill, Thornley & Wingate with Hutton Henry
– Diocese of Colombia – TEC: Rt Revd Francisco Duque
– The Homeless and those who work to address homelessness

Thursday 1st July
Henry, John and Henry Venn the younger, Priests, Evangelical Divines 1797, 1813 and 1873
– Wearmouth Deanery – Area Dean: Revd David Tolhurst, Deanery Lay Chair: Mrs Vicki Gensberg
– Canon David Tomlinson, Michael Peacock & Jessica Holland, Seeking to establish ‘Communities of Hope’ in centres across the Diocese
– The criminal Justice system, Law courts and those facing trials and cases
– The Diocese of Colombo – Ceylon, Rt Revd Dusantha Rodrigo

Friday 2nd
– Wearmouth Deanery, Secretary: Vacant, Treasurer: Mr John Farnsworth
– Cranmer Hall, Revd Professor David Wilkinson, Principal, St John’s College, Warden: Revd Dr Philip Plyming, Revd Emma Parker, Deputy Warden, Staff and students in training for ministry
– The Diocese of Colorado – TEC: Rt Revd Kimberly Lucas

Saturday 3rd
Thomas the Apostle
– Ordination of Priests in the Cathedral by Bishop Paul
– Bishopwearmouth St Gabriel – Minister: Vacant, Readers: Mrs Lilian Clark, Mrs Christine Rodgers, Prof Malcolm Hooper, PM: Mrs Lisa Clark
– The Diocese of Connecticut – TEC: Rt Revd Ian Douglas
– Victims of clerical sexual abuse

From the Parish Cycle

Those living in Sunderland but relating to Whitburn

Secretary of State for Education
Pray for schools, education, colleges and universities, Students, Teachers/Lecturers/Tutors and ancillary staff

Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay

Churches Together in South Tyneside

This week’s Prayer Points pdf is available here.