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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Weekly Notices – 23rd July 2017

Monday 24th July

10.30am – Funeral at the church

7pm – Church Room booked for private meeting

 

Wednesday 26th July

9.45am – Bacon ‘n Bible Breakfast 2 – Study begins 10.00  to finish by 10.55

 

Thursday 27th July

2.30pm – Brook House Service

 

Friday 28th July

From 3.00pm – Visiting ringers ringing a full peal

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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Weekly Notices – 16th July 2017

Monday 17th July

7.30pm – Riseley Community Theatre Auditions in Church

 

Wednesday 19th July

9.00am – ABC Adults Babies & Children in Church

2.00pm – End of year and Farewell service at the Lower School

 

Thursday 20th July

3.00pm – The Tea Service

Last ever day of term for the Riseley C of E Lower School in Church Lane

(First day of the brand new Riseley C of E Primary School – 11th September)

 

Friday 21st July

7.30pm – Omega+ BBQ. Last meeting till September

 

Saturday 22nd July

9-10.30am – All Dads & Me! in Church

Prayer Requests – 16th 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

 

  • The site manager and his team completing the new Primary School. For skill dealing with problems that arise and to finish so that staff can make things ready for 11th September

 

  • The Headteacher 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 this year

 

  • Students volunteering on summer projects. Pray their experiences and challenges would help them to grow personally and in knowledge of God.

 

  • 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 together at the end of the Growing Leaders course. Pray they would know how to make fruitful use of all they have learned

 

  • That as a church we would learn from Nehemiah to walk in the fear of our God, listening to God’s voice above all others and have courage to serve him wholeheartedly

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Weekly Notices – 2nd July 2017

Monday 3rd July

Deanery Standing Committee at Clapham

Wednesday 5th July

8.00-9.00 pm – Church Prayer Meeting

Thursday 6th July

11.30am – Midweek Service and Lunch

7.30pm – “Charting the Course: Securing Evangelical Ministry for the Future”. For PCCs and leaders. Speaker: Dick Farr. Venue: St Nicholas,Stevenage

Friday 7th July

7.30pm – Omega+

Monday 10th July

7.45pm – PCC meeting in Vicarage Extension