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Prayers for the week

The Third Sunday of Advent

13 th December 2020

Our Church Community

Those we know who need our prayers: Christa, Cecile, Ling, Hilda, Yvonne, Iris, Tessa, Milcha, Peter

and his family, Rosemary, Karen, Hazel,

Those who have died recently: Robert Willis, Anne Fisher, David Sealy, Liz Scott, Douglas Pickup

Those who have died this week in years passed: Raymond Henry Derham, Sophie Parr, John Adams,

Cyril George Mullholland, St John Hartnell, Betty Goodland, Jeremy Knight, Dorothy Green

Prayer for this time of Coronavirus

Keep us, good Lord,

under the shadow of your mercy

in this time of uncertainty and distress.

Sustain and support the anxious and fearful,

and lift up all who are brought low;

that we may rejoice in your comfort

knowing that nothing can separate us from your love

in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Amen.

Sunday 13 th December – The Third Sunday of Advent

Anglican Communion: Pray for the Falkland Islands (Extra-Provincial to Canterbury)

The Rt Revd Timothy Thornton – Bishop to the Forces and Bishop to the Falkland Islands

Diocese: Longwell Green: All Saints, Priest-in-Charge: Revd Bruce Goodwin,

Associate Local Minister: Revd Steve Britton, Curate: Revd Mark Nam

Deanery: Debbie Dewes, St Luke’s Brislington

Staff: The Music Department, Andrew Graham, Claire

Church Community: Our Readers and Intercessors

Wider Local community: Continued need to act on experts' advice

Monday 14 th December

Anglican Communion: Sodor & Man (England) The Rt Revd Peter Eagles

El Camino Real (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Mary Gray-Reeves

Diocese: Diocesan Board of Education and Team, Director of Education: Mrs Liz Townend, Katy Staples,

Adam Robertson, Clare Stansfield, Ali Driver, Elaine Jones

Deanery: Bishop Lee

Staff: The Office, Sarah P, Rhys, Heloise, Roseanna


Church community: The Vestment Team

Wider local community: Those who are lonely

Tuesday 15 th December

Anglican Communion: Sokoto (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Augustine Omole

El Salvador (Central America) The Rt Revd Juan David Alvarado Melgar

Diocese: Bishopstone with Hinton Parva, Priest-in-Charge: Revd Bill O'Connell

Deanery: Licensed Lay Ministers

Staff: The Music Department, Andrew Graham, Claire

Church community: The Christian Meditation Group

Wider local community: People struggling with their faith

Wednesday 16 th December

Anglican Communion: South Ankole (Uganda) The Rt Revd Nathan Ahimbisibwe

Eldoret(Kenya) The Rt Revd Christopher Ruto

Diocese: Lyddington: All Saints, Priest-in-Charge: Revd Bill O'Connell

Deanery: Dioceses of Mbale and North Mbale (Uganda link dioceses)

Staff: The Office, Sarah P, Rhys, Heloise, Roseanna

Church community: The Pastoral Team

Wider local community: Contact Tree Operators and Contacts

Thursday 17 th December

Anglican Communion: South Dakota (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd John Tarrant

El-Obeid (Sudan) The Rt Revd Ismail Gabriel Abudigin

Diocese: Wanborough: St Andrew, Priest-in-Charge: Revd Bill O'Connell

Deanery: Derek Maddox, St Andrew’s Hartcliffe, Withywood Centre

Staff: The Outreach Team, Sarah Y, Sarah J, David, Rachel, Phil, Ria, Dionne

Church community: SMR Stewards

Wider local community: Those who are fearful about Covid 19

Friday 18 th December

Anglican Communion: South Kerala (South India) The Rt Revd Dharmaraj Rasalam(Primate)

Ely (England) The Rt Revd Stephen David Conway

Embu (Kenya) The Rt Revd David Muriithi Irer


Diocese:

The Diocese of Rwenzori, linked with Kingswood and South Glos Deanery, The Rt Revd Reuben Kisembo

Deanery: Deanery Leadership Team

Staff: The Ministry Team; Dan, Kat, Aggy, Anthony, Peter, Becky

Church community: The Sidesmen

Wider local community: Increased confidence in using technology

Saturday 19 th December

Anglican Communion: South Rwenzori (Uganda) The Rt Revd Jackson Nzerebende

Enugu (Nigeria) The Most Revd Dr Emmanuel Chukwuma

Enugu North (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Sosthenes Eze

Diocese: Corston: All Saints, Vicar: Revd Oliver Ross, Associate Minister: Revd Mandy Churcher,

LLM's: Mr Peter Campbell, Mrs Catherine Price

Deanery: Cathy Gardiner, Filwood Park, St Barnabas

Staff: The Vergers, Matthew, Judith, Paul, Sally

Church community: Participants in Lessons Carol Services

Wider local community: Vulnerable members of our congregation

Sunday 20 th December – The Fourth Sunday of Advent

Anglican Communion: Pray for mission agencies and their ministry throughout the Anglican Communion,

including the Mothers’ Union around the world

Diocese: Malmesbury Abbey: St Peter & St Paul, Vicar: Revd Oliver Ross,

Associate Minister: Revd Mandy Churcher, LLM's: Mr Peter Campbell, Mrs Catherine Price

Deanery: Becky Waring, Area Dean, St Martin’s Knowle

Staff: The Music Department, Andrew Graham, Claire

Church Community: All our Children's Church Families

Wider Local community: Businesses which have had to close

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