Pete’s Prayers is a monthly prayer diary that helps us all to pray effectively for the church and for each other by giving you a topic from St Peter’s to include in your prayers every day.
Here’s this month’s diary:
|For volunteers to come forward to help with the various vacancies; laptop rota, sides people, Sunday groups and Youthie.
|For our uniformed groups
|For Martin and Katharine – give thanks for the wonderful job they do.
|For Oasis this morning and all those who attend.
|For all our children’s groups and Youthie – that what they learn here will impact their lives in the future.
|For our uniformed groups
|For those in the leadership of Shipley Christians Together – Keith Jones, Hugh Firman, Euan Woodward and Mary Carroll and John Rainer.
|For Elizabeth and those who run the Memory Tree; that their work would be a real blessing to those suffering from dementia and those caring for them.
|Give thanks for those who look after our building and its maintenance and pray for its safety and security.
|For See & Know and the Mums and tots who attend.
|For our Wine Tasting event tonight – for all the guests who attend, that they would enjoy the experience of being in Church.
|For our services today, particularly Messy Christmas this afternoon! Pray that this would be a special time for families.
|For all those who are new to our congregation, that they would feel welcomed and valued
|Please pray for our older folks and those who feel isolated.
|For God’s protection of this Church, spiritually and physically
|For those seeking Jesus to find Him.
|For the young people who attend youth activities, many of whom are struggling with all sorts of issues.
|For the parish in which we live, that we might be salt and light within it
|For our witness in the community and for Jesus to reign here.
|For our Churchwardens – give thanks for all that they do.
|For those who bring God’s word to us today and for the Messy Church Team and all those who attend.
|For Rachel and her teams as they plan and lead groups.
|For the Staff Team, for health, strength and wisdom.
|For our Crib Service today and all the children and families who will attend.
|Merry Christmas! Let’s give thanks for God’s most precious gift.
|For those suffering from ill-health, loneliness, isolation.
|For the Foodbank – those who volunteer and those who receive help.
|Shipley Neighbours – Julie and those who use its services.
|For good health and stamina for those in leadership, that God would uphold them.
|For all those on our deputy warden’s team.
|Pray for the New Year to come – for opportunities to share Jesus and for lives to be changed.