The United Diocese of Down And Dromore

Prayer & Worship

Diocesan Cycle of Prayer

Diocesan Cycle of Prayer

January 2019

Down & Dromore Mothers’ Union– 6 January
Diocesan President: Roberta Macartney

  • Please pray for Roberta Macartney as she becomes the Diocesan President for Down and Dromore today; that God would sustain, inspire and guide her as she leads the Trustee Board and members for the next three years.
  • Give thanks for the dedication of all the members and especially for those who lead and sustain projects both centrally and in branches.
  • Ask for God’s guidance to identify real areas of need in this diocese relating to family life and for the resources and skills to be able to make a difference.
  • Pray as we seek to grow the membership of Mothers’ Union in the Diocese.

Ballyholme– 13 January
Rector: Simon Doogan; Part–Time Assistant: Mercia Flanagan; Intern Deacon: Maithrie White–Dundas

Please pray for:

  • The eight men from Ballyholme visiting Kiwoko Hospital Uganda from to 23–29 January.
  • Paula Lown and Andrew Watson as they develop our Children’s and Youth ministry.
  • Karen Baker as she leads our Seniors and Community programme.
  • Kelly McCullough and Ann Browne as they co–ordinate our weekly programme.
  • Ian Bell our Musical Director as we recruit a praise leader for Good News at Ten.
  • Paula McIlwaine and Denise Wilson as they complete training as Diocesan Readers.

Ballywalter– 20 January
Rector: Sue Bell

  • Give thanks for a very positive year which has seen new families join us.
  • We also give thanks for an encouraging gift day and the money raised towards the repair of our roof. 
  • Pray that the Holy Spirit will continue to bless and inspire members of the congregation as they seek to grow deeper in their faith.
  • Pray that the Lord will lead us more into our community this year, building on what has been achieved so far.

Bangor Abbey– 27 January
Rector: Ronnie Nesbitt; Curate: Mark Gallagher

  • Plans for refurbishment of Bangor Abbey in 2019.
  • For Sunday Group and engagement with young families through ‘20s and 30s’.
  • A new initiative with young men in Kilcooley beginning in February.

Thank you for praying

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