Diocesan Cycle of Prayer

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Belfast: Orangefield4th April 2021

Rector: Ross Wilson

  • Praise God that we have been able to start Phase 1 of our church refurbishment, carrying out essential repair work to leaking walls and roof and upgrading our ancillary rooms.
  • Please pray for everything to go smoothly, and for God to provide the funds for Phase 2 speedily (new entrance, social area, audio–visual and upgrading the church sanctuary).
  • Please pray for our return to in–church services (hopefully from the Easter weekend), that all would go smoothly and safely and for the congregation and community to be built up again.
  • Pray for wisdom in the phased return of children’s and youth work and community outreach groups.
  • Please pray for the building up and maintenance of our online work, our website revamp and social media presence, especially as life gets busier again with a small staff team. Above all, pray that this channel of communication will impact those who don’t know Jesus with the good news of the gospel and build up their connection with God and his church.
 

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Belfast: Sydenham11th April 2021

Vacant

  • Please pray for a fruitful Easter outreach.
  • Pray for a return of members and the arrival of new people as the church and activities reopen.
  • For the renewal of faith and hope in the people in Sydenham and healing for those who have been badly affected by the pandemic.
  • Pray for help with finance to deal with badly needed repairs.
  • For a new vision for the parish going forward.

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Belfast: Templemore Avenue18th April 2021

Ordained Local Minister: Colin Birnie

  • Give thanks to God for the goodness, faithfulness and protection He has given to us over this past year.
  • Please pray that the Holy Spirit would move in power amongst the congregation and the community and people would have a face–to–face encounter with Jesus.
  • Pray that as we move into this new season of opportunity, that in all we do, Jesus would be central.
  • Please pray that God would build His church in the parish of St Clement’s.
  • Pray for Revd Clive Atkinson and his family as he prepares to move to Belfast and take up his new position as rector of Willowfield and Curate in charge at St Clement’s. 

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Belfast: Bloomfield25th April 2021

Rector: Ken Higgins, Deacon Intern: Andy Hay

  • Please pray for the appointment of a new Family/Children’s worker for the Parish.  Pray for the right person to be found and for the interview panel.
  • Pray for our organisations preparing to restart later in the year following a long stoppage due to lockdowns.  For leaders as they plan and reconnect.
  • Please pray for vision as a church body as we look to restart, reopen and rebuild in ways we can connect with and serve the local community.
 

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