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Prayer focus for the week beginning 15th October


Prayer focus for the week beginning 15th October 2023:

Before you pray, give thanks that ‘You, O Lord, are good and forgiving, abounding in steadfast love to all who call upon you. Give ear, O Lord, to my prayer. (Ps.86 V.5)
• Tetbury Praying the Town: Jasmine Gardens & Holly Close
• The Parish of Beverston
• The Church Organists, as they lead and enhance the worship
• The Departed and those who mourn their loss remembering especially Jackie Preston (Thanksgiving at Holy Trinity Long Newnton Thursday 19th at 3pm) and Robert “Rob” Bell (Thanksgiving Friday 27th October at 2.00pm at St Marys’ Tetbury). We give thanks for their lives, and pray for God’s comfort for their family and friends
• Praying for St Mary’s School: Year 3 Willow Class with Mr Hainsworth and Mrs Begum
• Praying for Esme Lucio and Florence Lucio being baptised in St Marys’ Tetbury Saturday 14th October and their parents and Godparents
• Local issues: give thanks for our local post office, for the services offered and for the staff who work there
• National issues: For all churches & Christian organisations seeking to share the good news of God’s love in Jesus with the 95% of children and young people who have no contact with the church in this country
• World issues: Pray for Israel & Palestine and the escalation of the situation. Pray especially for Christians suffering persecution in many countries, that they may be strengthened in their faith and know God’s presence, protection, provision and peace.

Please click here for prayers for Israeli-Hamas conflict

Save us, Lord our God…that we may give thanks to your holy name and glory in your praise. Ps.106 V47

Are you, or someone you know, in need of prayer? You are welcome to hang your prayer request on the prayer tree in the prayer corner at the front of St Marys’ church

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