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Prayer’s during these challenging times

During this crucial time, if you have anyone or any situation you would like to remember in our prayers, please contact Jane Jones janejones.emrys@btinternet.com who is co-ordinating a special list. Confidentially will be respected, if requested.

Prayers for the Week (Week Commencing Monday 10 May 2021)

Prayers for those with Special Concerns – Mike, Lorna Grey, Iorweth Griffiths Jones, Reg Taylor, Tina, Azaylia Care, Alan, Rupert Harvey
Prayers for the Departed – Sheila McGivering, Ken Murphy, Harry, Elizabeth Morris

Monday
Jeremy, Sally, Tricia, Jen, Sarah, Corentyn, Neil, Matt, Emma
World Lupus Day is marked on Monday: pray for awareness of this often fatal and always life-altering disease, and for those affected by it
Today begins a week promoting Mental Health Awareness – pray for those who have found this last year such a difficult time through Lockdown and all those who are struggling with their mental health at this time
+ Chester Deanery: Kelsall: Susan Banks
Diocese of Bunbury, The Anglican Church of Australia

Tuesday
Tim, Alan, Lorna, Elaine, Nick, Helen, Tom R, Heather D, Ian, Chloe
ME Awareness Week begins today. Pray for all who live with this condition, and also for those affected by “Long Covid”, which seems to share some features with ME and is similarly debilitating
Pray for all in the NHS trying to return to some sense of normality and coping with the backlog of work
+ Chester Deanery: Plemstall Heather Carty
+ Diocese of Bunyoro-Kitara, The Church of the Province of Uganda

Wednesday
Sarah, Alex, Michelle, Naomi, Dominic, Adrian, Hannah, Carolyn, Caterina
Those working in the debt counselling service Money Buddies as part of the CAB. Pray for all those facing debt and dealing with the loss of income and employment
Through this Christian Aid week, we pray for the poorest people in the world and those who work to support them – give thanks for the 75 years that Christian Aid has been doing this and for Pete Moorey and Christel Langdon -Griffiths who will be joining us for worship this Sunday
+ Chester Deanery: Hennie Johnston, Simon Chesters, Hana Helvadjian, Anina Thomas
Diocese of Bungoma, The Anglican Church of Kenya

Thursday
Jane, Kevin, Christine, Jon, Calvin, Gareth, Suzi, Francis, Zoe, Matty
Thy Kingdom Come Prayer Initiative begins today, and uses the ten days between Ascension and Pentecost as a time to pray for more in our world to come to know Jesus. Pray for the Church in mission, and also for the development of new strategies for mission both nationally and within our diocese. Prayer initiative: Bring to God five people to know his love for them
Pray and give thanks for the life and soul of Sheila McGivering whose funeral is today; pray also for the soul of Anne Hallows whose ashes are being buried today
+ Chester Deanery: Tarvin: Adam Friend, Barbara King Duddon St Peter’s CofE School
+ Diocese of Busan, The Anglican Church of Korea

Friday
Tom L, Janet, Ted, James, Kate, Philip, Lizzie, David
Thy Kingdom Come Prayer Initiative: Bring to God someone or some situation that you’ve praying for a long time, thank God for his faithfulness as you pray
Tomorrow is the centenary of the RBL – pray for those who are involved in the organisation here in the county and the work they do to support those who have been affected by war in any way
+ Chester Deanery: Paul Newman, David O’Brien Upton Heath CofE School
+ Diocese of Busoga, The Church of the Province of Uganda