Weekly Notices – 3rd December 2017

Wednesday 6th December

7.45pm – Praying for guests and all involved with our Christmas services. Also for the process of appointing a new incumbent and for the church during the vacancy

 

Thursday 7th December

11:30am – Service and Lunch

 

Friday 8th December

7:30pm – Fusion

 

Sunday 10th December

11:00am – Holy Communion

6.30pm – NOW! That’s What I Call Christmas 2017

Prayer Requests – 3rd December 2017

Suggestions For Your Prayers…

 

  • For all Christians to live in newness of life as signified by their baptism. Pray for those preparing to be confirmed and all who are wanting to grow in Christian maturity

 

  • For members of our Church family facing times of change in their lives at home or at work

 

  • People caring for others who are seriously ill to have the stamina and compassion. For the sick themselves to endure pain with patience and ask that they may be granted comfort through an awareness of God’s presence

 

  • That God would grant wisdom and courage to leaders who can influence towards stopping and preventing violence and the increase of suffering in the situations affecting many places including Yemen, Syria, Myanmar, Bangladesh, North Korea, the Iran earthquake, the Egyptian atrocity, the changing political atmosphere in Zimbabwe

 

  • For God to be powerfully at work in the lives of those attending recent university missions, Christmas events and carol services. Pray for our witness to be full of the good news of Christ our Saviour

 

  • Pray for PCC members involved with meetings to do with the vacancy. Pray that God would call someone here, to serve Him faithfully for the building up and growth of His church

 

 Know Christ and Make Him Known

Weekly Notices – 26th November 2017

Sunday 26th November

7.30pm at the Carters in Yelden – Anyone from Year 10 upwards (CYFA/Omega+) is welcome

 

Monday 27th November

7:30pm – Home group leaders meeting in Vicarage extension

 

Tuesday 28th November

“A Monks Tale” – Sketches and songs “putting the wit into Wittenberg”. Book through  www.stmaryswootton.org.uk  – Wootton Upper School Theatre

Prayer Requests – 26th November 2017

Suggestions For Your Prayers…

 

  • Pray for Asha and Sangster that they are able to focus in the Bible Study group at their Stars Café and pray for wisdom for Sangster in issues relating to the wider Presbyterian Church he is connected to where there are some differences on matters of principle

 

  • For those considering Baptism or Confirmation. For all who are wanting to grow in Christian maturity

 

  • For members of our Church family facing times of change in their lives at home or at work

 

  • Several people in or close to our congregation and community who have health concerns. Those facing serious illness, suffering through injury, undergoing demanding treatment

 

  • That God would grant wisdom and courage to leaders who can influence towards stopping and preventing violence and the increase of suffering in the situations affecting many places including Yemen, Syria, Zimbabwe, Myanmar, Bangladesh, North Korea, the Iran earthquake, the Egyptian atrocity, the changing political atmosphere in Zimbabwe

 

  • The work of Festive. Give thanks that they have regular contact with around 350 students from over 200 colleges. Pray for the Student Support Volunteers who help to encourage Christian students and groups

 

  • For God to be powerfully at work in the lives of those attending recent university missions and all the Christmas events and carol services in the next few weeks. Pray for our witness to be full of the good news of Christ our Saviour

 

  • The Bishop of Bedford is visiting the Primary School on Wednesday. Pray for all staff and pupils to have a sense of belonging together and appreciating a distinctive Christian ethos as it grows and strengthens

 

  • Pray for PCC members as responsibilities and tasks are shared in preparation for a time of vacancy and for the whole congregation to be strengthened through serving together. Pray that God would call someone here, to serve Him faithfully for the building up and growth of all his people in mission and ministry

 

 Know Christ and Make Him Known

 

Weekly Notices – 19th November 2017

Monday 20th November

6.00pm – Primary School Governors Meeting

7.30pm –  OPEN MEETING of  the Deanery Synod at Bletsoe Village Hall. Speaker from Arthur Rank Centre  -‘Germinate’ a programme about reaching out to local rural communities

 

Wednesday 22nd November

8.00pm – All Age Team  Planning Meeting

 

Thursday 23rd November

2.30pm – Brook House Service

 

Friday 24th November

7.30 pm – Fusion

 

Tuesday 28th November

“A Monks Tale” – Sketches and songs “putting the wit into Wittenberg”. Book through  www.stmaryswootton.org.uk  – Wootton Upper School Theatre

Prayer Requests – 19th November 2017

Suggestions For Your Prayers…

 

  • Several people in or close to our congregation and community who have health concerns. Those facing serious illness, suffering through injury, having tests, undergoing demanding treatment or recovering from surgery. Give thanks and pray for family members and friends who are giving practical support and spiritual encouragement when it is needed

 

  • Wherever there is political change or uncertainty pray for Christians to have a steady in trust in God and to point people to the one who has all authority in heaven and on earth. The earthquake in Iran, Yemen, Syria, Zimbabwe, Myanmar, Bangladesh, North Korea,. Pray for our own leaders and the negotiations relating to Brexit. Thousands of migrants who are extremely vulnerable as they travel

 

  • The work of Festive. Give thanks that they have regular contact with around 350 students from over 200 colleges. Pray for the Student Support Volunteers who help to encourage Christian students and groups

 

  • For God to be powerfully at work in the lives of those attending recent university missions and all the Christmas events and carol services in the next few weeks. Pray for our witness to be full of the good news of Christ our Saviour during the coming Christmas season

 

  • Our foundation Governors at the Primary. Continue to pray for the deepening of our strong links and effective use of the opportunities to lead Collective Worship, run Aslan’s Club (Wednesday after School), and get to know families through ABC, ADAM, and personal contact

 

  • Pray for PCC members as responsibilities and tasks are shared in preparation for a time of vacancy and for the whole congregation to be strengthened through serving together. Pray that God would call someone here, to serve Him faithfully for the building up and growth of all his people in mission and ministry

 

Know Christ and Make Him Known