Diocesan Cycle of Prayer

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Glencraig3rd November 2019

Rector: Catherine Simpson

  • Give thanks to God for his faithful provision and for this new season we find ourselves in.
  • Thank God for the launch of the new Six Thirty Café Church evening service, for those who serve at this and lead our worship. Pray for this to continue to grow as we reach out into the community.
  • Pray for the Rector and Select Vestry.
  • Please pray for the establishment of children’s and youth ministry, for Glencraig Explorer Kids’ Club, for Messy Christmas and for the re–launch of a Sunday School and Youth Program in the New Year. Pray that people come and that we are creative in how we invite them.
  • Pray for our Alpha group as they meet this term.
  • Pray for our existing and growing ministries: Tots & Co (Parent & Toddler group), Bowling and Ladies Guild.
  • Please pray for the development of our monthly Praying Together evenings.
  • Please pray for our mission and outreach as we seek to grow our congregation both spiritually and numerically.
  • Pray for more and new opportunities to share the message of the Gospel in the Seahill Community and for our services over the Christmas season.

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Greyabbey & Kircubbin with Ballyphilip & Ardquin10th November 2019

Rector: Gill Withers

  • We pray that our Churches would be places of love, warmth and welcome to all who come through our doors.
  • We pray for guidance as we discover new ways to reach out into our communities. 
  • We give thanks for our Sunday Clubs and youth organisations and pray for creative opportunities to encourage our young people to engage in church activities.
  • We ask for direction as we seek to bring about the vision of building and equipping a pastoral care team within our Parish Grouping. 

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Groomsport17th November 2019

Rector: Duncan Pollock

  • Pray for our CITI placement student, Andrew, as he begins his time with us.
  • Pray for our Select Vestry and Parish Strategy Team as we pray and think about our parish life for the next few years.
  • Pray for the sick and struggling of our parish, particularly the elderly, the lonely and those in residential care.
  • Give thanks for all that we enjoy in our beautiful little church.
  • Pray that casual visitors to Groomsport Parish Church will experience the same presence of God that we enjoy day by day by day.

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Helen’s Bay24th November 2019

Rector: Timothy Kinahan

  • For our Sunday School and its leaders.
  • For a deepening awareness of the love and the challenge of God.
  • For those struggling with personal trauma.
  • For the growth and development of links with the wider community.

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