Prayer focus for the week beginning 5th February
Prayer focus for the week beginning 5th February 2023:
• Tetbury Praying the Town: Sherwood Road, Linfoot Road & Holder Close
• The Parish of Long Newnton (and the village PCC meetings this week.)
• Give thanks for those who serve faithfully as Chalice Assistants
• The Departed and those who mourn their loss .We give thanks for their lives, and pray for God’s comfort for their family and friends.
• Year’s Mind: Giles Preston (5/2). (“Year’s Mind” is to mark the first anniversary of a death –often a difficult time for family and friends).
• Praying for St Mary’s School: Year 2 Holly Class with Mrs Miller/Mrs Pockett and Mrs Walton
• IsingPop Celebrate on Sunday 5th February.
• Praying for Charlie Reid who is being baptised in St Marys’ Tetbury on Sunday 5th February and his parents and Godparents, and for Samuel Gatter who is being baptised in Long Newnton on Sunday 12th February and his parents and Godparents.
• Praying for Matthew Owens and Melissa Vellender who are getting married in St Marys’ Tetbury on Saturday 11th February.
• Local issues: we thank God for all the volunteers who serve at the Goods Shed, and for the great variety of community activities held there
• National issues: for a breakthrough in resolving the N Ireland trade agreement, and sensitivity in dealings between England and Scotland
• World issues: Feb 6-12 is Children’s Mental Health week: pray for our young people, that those who need help will be able to access effective support
sues: for all forms of human trafficking to be recognised and prohibited, and that victims will be treated with humanity and compassion
The Lord hears when I call to him. Ps.4 v.3
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