Prayer focus for the week beginning 7th August
Our prayer focus for the week beginning 7th August 2022:
• Tetbury Praying the Town: Glovers Way, Tailors Walk, Quercus Road & Draper Close
• The Parish of St Marys
• Tetbury Church Shop organiser and stewards – we thank God for their service
• Holiday@Home at Christ Church on 11th and 12th August – may all the guests feel really welcome and safe
• For wisdom for those involved in discussions about how best to use and prepare our church buildings for the future
• The Departed and those who mourn their loss remembering especially Frederick “Don” Parsons,(Funeral at St Marys Tetbury on Thursday 11th August at 2pm) Olive Merrill, (Funeral on Thursday 18th August in North Wiltshire Crematorium, Royal Wootton Bassett at 1pm) and Peter Parkhouse. We give thanks for their lives, and pray for God’s comfort for their family and friends.
• Year’s Mind: Dr Theo Stening (07/08). (“Year’s Mind” is to mark the first anniversary of a death –often a difficult time for family and friends).
• Praying for Benjamin, Poppy, and Rosanna Lambert who are being baptised in Beverston on Sunday 7th August, and for Theo and Jacob Biggs being baptised in Shipton Moyne on Sunday 7trh August. Praying for Bertram Charrington who is being baptised in Beverston on Saturday 13th August, and for Montgomery Cox being baptised in St Marys Tetbury on Sunday 14th August. Praying for all their parents and Godparents.
• Praying for couples getting married in our benefice. Helen and Marek (St Marys Tetbury on Friday 5th August), and Andrew and Jo (St Marys Tetbury on Sunday 7th August.)
• National issues: that the ongoing voting for the new Prime Minister will be according to God’s will & purpose for our nation
Hear my prayer, O Lord,
and give ear to my cry. Ps.39 V.12
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