Prayer Focus

 

You are asked to please remember the following in your prayers ;

In November we pray for those living and working in Upper and Lower Brook Street.

In December we think of those living and working in Fore Street and Upper Orwell Street.

In January we remember those in Foundation Street and Bond Street.

In February we think of those living and working in St Nicholas, St Peter’s and Silent Street.

23 Oct–3 Nov We remember the town centre churches as they reach out to the community around them.

4 – 10 Nov      We pray that our Wednesday Coffee Morning and Thursday Forum will provide a hub for people to meet together.

11-17 Nov       We remember those who have given their lives in two World Wars and later conflicts. We pray             that nations will learn to live in peace.

18-24 Nov       We pray for our Junior Church and Coffee Talk and the meetings at Cult Café.

25 Nov–2 Dec World Aids Day is 1 December. We pray for all affected by HIV and Aids especially in the developing world where they are unable to obtain anti-viral medicine.

3 – 9 Dec         In this season of Advent we pray that our preparations will enable us to celebrate Christ’s birthday more fully.                                   

10 – 15 Dec     As we donate gifts for those less fortunate we pray that those families receiving gifts will be blessed.

16 – 22 Dec     O little town of Bethlehem – birthplace of Jesus -  in an area of conflict today. We pray that peace will come.

23 – 29 Dec     As we celebrate the birth of Jesus we pray for children being born in areas of conflict throughout the world.                       

30 Dec-5 Jan   A New Year – we do not know what lies ahead but we pray God will guide us as we seek to serve Him.

6 – 12 Jan        We think of the work of TWAM and pray for all the volunteers working with this organisation.

13 – 19 Jan      We pray for our youth organisations and their leaders.

20 – 26 Jan      Remember Neil, our Minister, and our pastoral visitors as they care for the fellowship.

27 Jan-2 Feb   On World Leprosy Day we pray for those affected by this disease and remember the work of the Leprosy Mission.

3 – 9 Feb         Pray for the churches of the URC in the South Suffolk  Area Partnership and especially for Revd David Rees as he ministers to Castle Hill, St John’s, Saxmundham and Felixstowe.

10 – 16 Feb     We remember in our prayers the work of the Eastern Baptist Association and the regional ministers.

17 – 23 Feb     Loneliness is a problem for many.  May we be aware of the needs of others and share time with them.

24 Feb-2 Mar  Fairtrade Fortnight is with us. Remember all the producers and co-operatives which enable a better standard of living and future for the workers.