Diocesan Cycle of Prayer

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Drumbo4th July 2021

Rector: Mervyn Jamison

  • Pray for more opportunity to engage with our community post lockdown
  • Please pray for those from our own congregation who have lost loved ones over the past 18 months
  • Pray for our plans to extend the main church building and the continued development of our hall as a Community Hub.
  • Pray for the leadership team at Holy Trinity Ballylesson.

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Glen Community Church11th July 2021

Church Plant Leader: Stephen Doherty (OLM)

  • We are thankful for all the blessings God has given us as a church family as we celebrate our 7th birthday in August.
  • We thank God for those whom he has brought closer to himself in newness of faith even in difficult times.
  • We are grateful for the GCC Team and members of St Mark’s Select Vestry and their God–led vision and passion for outreach. 
  • Please pray for Paul Hawkins, our newly appointed Assistant Church Plant Leader, as he begins his new adventure with Glen and West Winds Community Church.
  • For the development of our youth and children’s ministries, especially for the safe delivery of our summer programmes.
  • Pray for a greater sense of a God–given purpose across the community, especially for those living with mental ill health.

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Dundonald18th July 2021

Rector: Tim Anderson, Curate: Thomas Murray

  • Give thanks for the leaders, children and teenagers who have regularly been attending online and in person throughout the pandemic and pray for a new start to these ministries in the Autumn.
  • Pray for Golden Goal – 3 days of football, fun and Bible Talks in August and give thanks that a good number have already booked in for this event.
  • Give thanks and pray for the ongoing opportunities to minister the gospel into the community and church on Sundays and during the week.
  • We praise God for the wardens and those who serve in the church office to enable the Lord’s work to advance and grow.

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Dundrum – St Donard’s Community Church25th July 2021

Community Pastor: Colin Morris

  • We are approaching our first birthday in September at St Donard’s Community Church. Praise God for his faithfulness, goodness and his fruit during that time.
  • Thank God for the ongoing gospel partnership with Drumbeg Parish Church. Pray for both church families as we seek to spur one another on (Hebrews 10:24)
  • Pray for the many in the Dundrum community with little or no church connection. Pray that they would see St Donard’s Community Church as a place where they are welcome, at home and can connect with others in Christ Jesus.  
  • Pray for wisdom and guidance as we seek to begin new programmes to serve and reach our local community, connecting people in Jesus.
  • Pray for the leadership team – that this team would grow in gospel wisdom, maturity and Christlike service.

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