An evening of prayer on the first Wednesday of each month 8.00 pm – 9.15 pm in St John’s Hall.
Prayer: every Monday morning 8.30 am – 9.15 am in the Church (Soldiers’ Chapel).
Prayer in the Waiting Room: every Thursday morning 6.45 am – 7.30 am in St John’s Hall. Come to pray for the life of the Church. Tea, coffee and toast served 7.30am
Please pray for:
THURS 15. Last month we heard from Jamie Fyleman from Tearfund about the progress of their project “No Child Taken”. This is human trafficking at its worst. Please pray that the work of Tearfund and other organisations will eradicate this violation of human rights.
THURS 22. A group of young men from our church is attending “The Gathering” this weekend. This is an annual event for Christian men. Pray that all will experience God speaking to them with words of both encouragement and challenge.
FRI 23. Pray today for the Pastoral Care Team giving thanks for the support they give to many in need. Especially pray for Sue Ashton as she leads the various groups from Prayer Ministry, Sick Visiting and Bereavement Visiting.
SAT 24. Continue to pray for Europe following the elections in Germany and France, asking that whatever may happen with our “Brexit” negotiations we continue to have a good relationship with our European neighbours.
SUN 25. Pray for our Christian neighbours worshipping in other Churches in our community – St George and St Theresa, The United Reformed Church, St Philips, Dorridge Methodist and the Widney Free Church. Give thanks that we are united in our wish to spread the gospel.
MON 26 Pray for those whose marriages have broken down as they try to repair their lives and “start again”. Many do not know where to turn but please pray that our loving God will meet their needs.
TUES 27. Continue to pray for the war torn country of Syria and the communities that have been destroyed. So many people have lost their homes and members of their families. It is hard to imagine as we live in our mainly comfortable surroundings. Ask God to bring an end to their suffering.
WED 28. PCC meets tonight. Thank God for the guidance He has provided as the PCC consider how to serve the family of God through Knowle Parish Church. Ask that they feel excited and humbled about the work that God wants to accomplish through our Church family.
THURS 29. The middle of summer! There will be many outdoor activities taking place this weekend and during the coming two months. Please pray for happy events, especially in our village, and ask that good Christian friendships may be formed.
FRI 30. Ann Peachey is to be ordained deacon in St Philip’s Cathedral on Sunday. Give thanks for all that Ann has brought to Knowle during her training and pray that she will be filled with the Holy Spirit, who will equip her with the gifts needed for her ministry. Please pray also for the seven candidates who will be ordained with her.
SAT 1. Two outdoor events today! Please pray for the Youth Barbecue and the MU Strawberry Tea. Praise God for the beauty of the summer season and give thanks that we can enjoy the sunshine today (but no showers!).
SUN 2. Ann Peachey is being ordained at Birmingham Cathedral today. Pray for Ann and all ordinands, giving thanks for their commitment to the Lord. How lovely that Ann is able to work as a curate here in Knowle – Thank the Lord.