The United Diocese of Down And Dromore

Prayer & Worship


Diocesan Cycle of Prayer

Diocesan Cycle of Prayer

May 2018

Church of Ireland General Synod – 6 May
Taking place in Armagh City Hotel, 10–12 May 2018 
  • We pray for the President of General Synod, the Most Revd Richard Clarke, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, and for the House of Bishops.
  • For the presence of the Holy Spirit in all the proceedings and that Synod members, clerical and lay, would be guided into wise decisions that are true to the gospel of Jesus Christ.
  • We pray for the mission and unity of the Church of Ireland, that we would keep the bonds of peace in love and charity.

The Church in South Sudan – 13 May

  • Pray for the new Archbishop of Juba and Primate of South Sudan, the Most Revd Justin Badi. We ask that God would grant him courage, grace and wisdom to lead the church in difficult times.
  • For the newly elected Bishop of Maridi, the Revd Moses Zungo, as he assumes his new role in May and for the continued partnership with Albany Diocese and Down and Dromore.
  • We pray for lasting peace and reconciliation in the nation of South Sudan.

Craigavon – 20 May
Deacon: Myrtle Morrison

  • We give thanks for our monthly men’s breakfasts and pray that they will continue to grow.
  • Please pray for our bi–monthly young family outreach events, that we would build good relationships with young families in Craigavon. Pray that people would come to a living faith in Christ.
  • Please pray for our weekly luncheon club that it would be effective in reaching a wide variety of people in the local community.
  • Please pray for all who have been bereaved recently.

Donaghcloney & Waringstown – 27 May
Rector: Bryan Martin; Deacon: Andrew Irwin

John 15:7–8; If you remain in me and my words remain in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you. This is to my Father’s glory, that you bear much fruit, showing yourselves to be my disciples.

  • Pray that we would continue to abide in Jesus through His Word and through prayer.
  • Pray for our ongoing Vine Project Team as they develop a strategy for discipleship and evangelism in our parish.
  • Pray for our new Select Vestry as they look at staffing for Donaghcloney Parish.
  • Pray for our Discipleship Explored class running on Sunday evenings to encourage the Christians that God will continue His work in them until the day of Christ Jesus, (Phil. 1:6).

Thank you for praying