Please continue to pray for the following people.
Those feeling unwell, recovering from operations, or who are sick or elderly. Those who worry. The residents of Hedges House (WL), David Part (MK), David Stevenson (MK), Barny Beddow, (LC), Rev Marion Harrison, Richard and Sandra Gamble (WL). And for those living with and/or caring for them. All people suffering with LongCovid.
We also pray for The Nestling Trust – for the on-going work of the clinics. For the wellbeing of the children in their care and those running the homes. And for the health and safety of street children everywhere.
We pray for our education system and for our schools, headteachers and all staff as they continue to seek to educate our children in safety.
We pray for our care homes and the staff that look after the needs of the residents in them.
We pray for their wellbeing and for the safety of their visiting relatives and friends.
We pray for our member of Parliament Danny Kruger and for all the decisions taken on our behalf.
And for families who are grieving and coming to terms with the death of a loved one.
Hilda Hayman (ML), Roy Chumbley (E) and Penny Hurley (WL), Steven Coxhead (LP), John Wilkinson (WL), Mo Sexton (WL), Dave Thom (ML), Richard Fallowfield (GC), Ralph Wilkins (Late of MK) and Bridget Green (WL).
Please pray one extra prayer each day.
These are taken from the Diocesan Cycle of Prayer.
Anglican Cycle of Prayer: Please pray for The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia.
Rural Dean: Ian Jackson. Asst RD: James Mercer. Lay Chair: Vacant.
We ask that we may continue to support each other in our 4 benefices, as we now are, with prayer, encouragement and joint endeavours when appropriate.
Swanage and Studland, Purbeck Deanery
Clergy: John Mann, Solveig Sonet, Tony Higgins, Tony Edmonds, Andy Roberts, Anthony Clegg, John Staples, James Davis, Ted Pratt, Margaret Williams, John Cooper, David Heslop, Terence Handley MacMath, Peter Burtwell, Jeremy Oakes.
Heavenly Father, we pray for Swanage and Studland as our visitors depart for another year and many local organisations, choirs and community groups prepare for events in the coming weeks. May our team of churches be blessed with fresh vision and renewed in faith and love. Lord, in your mercy, hear our prayer.
Swanage St Mark’s CE VA Primary School
Wareham, Purbeck Deanery
Clergy: Simon Everett, Stuart Cocksedge, Helen Williams, Michael Young, Brigid Barrett, Hilary Bond. Parish Administrator: Debs Barclay.
In this time of remembrance, please pray that we will be able to bring healing to those who are hurting, peace to those who are struggling and comfort to those who mourn the loss of loved ones. May Christ’s death and resurrection give them hope to overcome their fears.
Wareham St Mary CE VC Primary School
Sandford St Martin’s CE VA Primary School
Stoborough CE VA Primary School
Episcopal churches in South Sudan and Sudan: Please pray for the Rt Revd Richard Aquilla, Bishop of Nzara.
St Aldhelm, Purbeck Deanery
Clergy: Ian Jackson, James Mercer, Nick Webb.
We give thanks for the union of the 3 parishes of Kingston, Langton Matravers and Worth Matravers which took place formally on October 1st and for prayer as the new united PCC and the local church communities begin their work. Pray too for the 4 Corfe Valley Parishes as we continue to discern the way forward.
We think of all who will be remembering today and join with all prayers for peace and the coming of God’s kingdom.
Corfe Castle CE VC Primary Academy
Langton Matravers St George’s CE VA Primary School
West Purbeck, Purbeck Deanery
Clergy: Jenny Alidina, Sandra Williams.
Please give thanks for all who have supported and encouraged the Benefice in recent months. Pray as the parishes look ahead and especially as we seek to appoint a new incumbent and the House for Duty Priest moves in.
Lulworth & Winfrith CE VC Primary School
Wool CE VA Primary School
Milton and Blandford Deanery
Rural Dean: Justin Pottinger. Asst RD elect: David Miell. Lay Chair: Dan Roberts.
Please pray for Philip Whitcomb who is taking up the role of Deanery Treasurer and David Miell who is becoming our Assistant Rural Dean. We thank God for them and for everyone who contributes to the life of the deanery, and ask for God’s blessing on our endeavours as workers in His Kingdom, particularly on our newly trained LWLs.