Prayer Requests – 24th September 2017

Suggestions For Your Prayers…

 

  • For the individuals whose choice of words and actions are so critical for the conduct of international relations. Pray that God would make them attentive to wise advisers and grant discernment to see the path to peace and reconciliation along with courage and boldness to bring them about

 

  • For those in authority and individuals coping with the continuing impact of earthquakes in Mexico; hurricanes in the Carribean and USA; tens of thousands of children with cholera in Yemen; the ongoing flow of migrants, including the Rohingya fleeing Myanmar to Bangladesh

 

  • The first Governor’s meeting at the Primary School on Monday. Pray for those carrying responsibility during these important early stages of establishing effective management and a strong ethos for staff and pupils

 

  • For everyone with health concerns, awaiting or having received test results, working out practical implications of treatment. That carers may be sensitive to give the right support, That all involved would look to God for spiritual strength and learn how to lean on him with complete trust

 

  • The PCC developing our Mission Action Plan and considering the important questions of how to honour God as we work to know Christ and make Him known using the gifts and resources God has given in accordance with his word

 

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Prayer Requests – 17th September 2017

Suggestions For Your Prayers…

 

  • Give thanks that Riseley CE Primary School is now open and functioning. Pray for all staff and pupils learning how best to use the new and old buildings. Pray for the pupils and parents for whom it is a new feature, to be quickly reassured about fitting in to a Church School. Also for the school ethos to be positively and well established

 

  • The continuing impact of hurricanes in the Carribean and USA; earthquake in Mexico; continuing crisis (especially for chidren) in Yemen. The ongoing flow of migrants from one desperate place to another, including the Rohingya fleeing Myanmar to Bangladesh. For God to raise up peacemakers in political conflicts

 

  • All students and pupils beginning new courses. Pray for our returning students to continue in Christian fellowship and to grow as godly disciples. For Festive as they seek new staff and use opportunities to support individuals and CUs in 6th Form and Technical Colleges

 

  • For everyone with health concerns, awaiting or having received test results, working out practical implications of treatment. That carers may be sensitive to give the right support, That all involved would look to God for spiritual strength and learn how to lean on him with complete trust

 

  • Staff at the Stables bearing the emotional burden of caring for vulnerable clients. For and those with management responsibility

 

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Prayer Requests – 3rd September 2017

Suggestions For Your Prayers…

 

  • People in places of physical threat. Hurricane Harvey. The millions affected by flooding in Nepal, NE India and Bangladesh. Cholera affecting large numbers of children in Yemen. All affected by terrorism.  For bold solutions to halt the constant flow of migrants from one desperate place to another and practical compassion for those being rescued. For Christian relief workers, ministers and churches to give help and loving  witness to the assurance that comes from trusting God

 

  • Festive have sent us this prayer request: Approaching the new term, pray that workers will be able to connect with lots of Christian students across the country to help inspire and equip them to share their faith and live for Christ whilst at college. Pray for new CUs to start up and current ones to grow and particularly pray for students starting in year 12 this term

 

  • Riseley CE Primary School. Still LOTS to be done in a very short time. Pray for the whole staff adjusting to a new set up, that they would work well together to quickly establish a  strong and positive ethos for the children’s learning. Pray for good management of logistics for the move and wise handling of any issues and glitches that may arise

 

  • All the bereaved

 

  • For those dealing with medical tests, treatment regimes, mental health issues: to look to God when fearful, in pain or distressed and be granted hope relief and peace

 

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Prayer Requests – 20th August 2017

Suggestions For Your Prayers…

 

  • People in places of physical threat. The landslide with great loss of life in Freetown Sierra Leone. The millions affected by flooding in Nepal, NE India and Bangladesh. Cholera affecting large numbers of children in Yemen. The residents and tourists in cities where terrorist attacks have taken place, especially in Barcelona. Also the high tension in Charlottesville USA fuelled by deep rooted prejudice. Please pray for Christian relief workers, ministers and churches to show love of neighbour and witness to the assurance that comes from trusting God

 

  • Students who have received A level results and awaiting GCSEs. Pray they would not become overconfident nor be undermined but discover a godly perspective as they look to the future

 

  • Festive have sent us this prayer request: Please pray for Festive as we approach the new term. Pray that workers will be able to connect with lots of Christian students across the country to help inspire and equip them to share their faith and live for Christ whilst at college. Pray for new CUs to start up and current ones to grow and particularly pray for students starting in year 12 this term

 

  • Restraint between nations fearful of attack. Pray that God would be at work among the people and leaders of North Korea and all other leaders engaged in diplomacy to avoid actual use of weapons

 

  • Pray for Riseley Primary School and the huge task of moving in. For staff and volunteers to have the stamina they need to give a really good welcome to the first pupils in the new buildings. Head teacher to make good decisions regarding many details

 

  • Leaders and members on all Summer Ventures

 

  • For those dealing with mental health issues

 

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Prayer Requests – 13th August 2017

Some Suggestions For Your Prayers…

 

  • Restraint between nations fearful of attack. Pray that God would be at work among the people and leaders of North Korea and all other leaders engaged in diplomacy to avoid actual use of weapons

 

  • Nations facing unrest within their own country: Venezuela, Yemen, South Sudan, Kenya and those dealing with terrorist actions in France, Virginia in the USA , the UK and many others

 

  • Pray for the handover of the new school site scheduled for this week. Pray  for clarity in the legal aspects and for the builders to manage any unexpected challenges so that they  will be able to finish well and on time. Pray for safety and efficiency in the huge task of removals and for staff and volunteers to have the stamina they need to clear out and clean the existing rooms so they can be used for storage

 

  • The Head teacher to make good decisions in setting up the new school

 

  • All students awaiting results, -A levels this week. Pray they would discover a godly perspective as they look to the future

 

  • For all the recently baptised, to have a constantly growing understanding of how to follow Christ

 

  • Leaders and members on all Summer Ventures

 

  • All the bereaved that they may be able to find joy and thankfulness to God in their memories and comfort in their sorrow

 

  • Those coping with serious illness and their carers whether in hospital or at home

 

 

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Prayer Requests – 30th July 2017

Suggestions For Your Prayers…

 

  • Resilience for those in high profile leadership as they face a continuous barrage of criticism, pressure situations, an intense schedule of meetings and briefings. Pray that being aware of their need they would, in humility, turn to God in prayer and receive his wisdom and direction

 

  • Ask for God’s direction so that we may know how to pray in times of political tension

 

  • All involved preparing the handover to the new Primary School. For staff who are tired after a demanding year and still have so much packing to do for the move. Especially pray for everyone (Including Men’s group volunteers) working hard at the Lower School next Tuesday and Wednesday. Give thanks for those who are already giving so much extra time

 

  • Head teacher leading the staff to continue the excellence and Christian ethos for the benefit and enjoyment of all pupils regardless of previous experience at other schools

 

  • All students changing to a new school in September, to celebrate the closing of the current step in their education and to face the new one with excitement and enthusiasm to learn

 

  • Preparations, both practical and spiritual, for leaders on Summer Ventures. Pray they would have the stamina for their work and grow in godliness

 

  • All the bereaved

 

  • Continue to pray for all who need strength to cope with the challenges of ill health, grief,  fears and disappointments

 

  • That we would study to remember all that God has done for us and – being forgiven through faith in Christ – would walk joyfully in newness of life

 

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Prayer Requests – 23rd July 2017

Suggestions For Your Prayers

 

  • Resilience for those in high profile leadership as they face a continuous barrage of criticism, pressure situations, an intense schedule of meetings and briefings. Pray that being aware of their need they would, in humility, turn to God in prayer and receive his wisdom and direction. Ask for God’s direction so that we may know how to pray in times of political tension.

                                                                                         

  • All involved preparing the handover to the new Primary School. For staff who are tired after a demanding year. Adults and pupils who are finding it hard to face so much change. Builders and volunteers to work productively to make the school safe, ready and welcoming

 

  • The Head teacher leading the staff to continue the excellence and Christian ethos for the benefit and enjoyment of all pupils regardless of previous experience at other schools

 

  • All students changing to a new school in September, to celebrate the closing of the current step in their education and to face the new one with excitement and enthusiasm to learn

 

  • People preparing for marriage

 

  • Preparations, both practical and spiritual, for leaders on Summer Ventures. Pray they would have the stamina for their work and grow in godliness

 

  • All the bereaved

 

  • For the very sick to remember or hear words of comfort that renew their hope and trust in God. For their carers and families to know the best way to encourage them, and especially at times when things might seem to get worse

 

  • Those of our congregations reflecting after completing the Growing Leaders course. Pray they would know how to make fruitful use of all they have learned

 

  • Give thanks for the PCC decision to support Crosslinks Mission Partners

 

  • For ourselves, individually and as a congregation, to renew our expectation of hearing and responding to God’s word so that we might honour him in all aspects of life and worship

 

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