Diocesan Cycle of Prayer

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Bangor: Ballyholme2nd October 2022

Rector: Simon Doogan, Community Pastor: Jan Stevenson

Please pray for

  • Jan Stevenson, building networks in the local Ballyholme area.
  • Paula Lown, adding Tiny Tots to her children’s programme.
  • Andrew Watson, launching a new music ministry among our young people.
  • Ian Bell, our Musical Director and Organist, as he leads our praise and choir.
  • Catherine Darragh and Trudi McBurney as they care for our Church and Parish Centre.
  • Our search for a new Parish Administrator and Pastoral Assistant to the Seniors.
  • Give thanks for the return of many families to worship and parish activities this autumn.

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Ballywalter9th October 2022

Vicar: Sue Bell

  • Please pray for the new Alpha course taking place in October, that the Holy Spirit will use this course to further the kingdom.
  • Pray for the Church Gift Day in October as we seek to keep our building in good order.
  • Youth For Christ on the Ards Peninsula awaits a new leader. Pray that God will draw the right person forward.

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Bangor Abbey16th October 2022

Rector: Ronnie Nesbitt

  • Pray for ways in which we might re–establish our links with young families and our younger generation.
  • For our Pilgrim Course.
  • Pray for initiatives in hospitality reaching out into the wider community.

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Bangor Primacy23rd October 2022

Community Pastor: Denise Wilson

  • Join us in giving thanks for our recent successful Community Fun Day, which saw many children sign up for youth organisations within the church.
  • Give thanks for the renewed sense of unity and fellowship between our congregation and the Methodist church who share our building.
  • Please pray that God will strengthen marriages through our Marriage Course beginning 11th September and running to the end of October.
  • Pray that God will grow our Children’s and Youth Ministry over the next year.

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Bangor30th October 2022

Rector: Nigel Parker

  • Give thanks for our ‘Living Hope’ outreach events in different locations in Bangor, for new connections with families through our Holiday Bible Club and for our children’s, youth and young adult ministries which are continuing to grow.
  • Please pray for our Life Skills Course and Alpha Course both of which will be held in a local hotel for refugees and asylum seekers. Please pray for the leaders, helpers and translator and that those who are seeking the Lord will put their faith in Him.
  • Please pray for more opportunities for the church to build relationships with Ukrainian women. Pray that they will find healing, peace and hope.
  • Please pray for our Harbour Ministry and for all those who minister to those in need of food and clothing.
  • Please pray for our church family as we begin a new term reading Immerse Kingdoms and those who are completing the Keys to Freedom Course. Pray that everyone will be strengthened in their faith and equipped for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up. 

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