Prayer Cycle for November


Number 71                                     November 2018

This month our special focus is the Parish of Finchampstead and California


Proclaiming Jesus in word and deed             



Please pray for:
Rector:                                         The Revd Canon Julie Ramsbottom
Associate Priest:                    The Revd Julian McAllen
Associate Priest:                    The Revd Canon John Edwards
Associate Priest:                    The Revd Tonia Elliott
Curate in Training:                The Revd Gemma Wilkinson

Family and Youth Worker:       Kate Meads and Sam Khan

Church Wardens Finchampstead: Ed Sampson, Jo Myall
Church Wardens California:             Marjorie Stalker, Dave Moore
Warden St Eligius:                               Larry le Var, Lucia Golding

Treasurer:                                   Colum Devine

Parish Administrators:        Karen Remmington and Kate Hembra

PCC Sec:                                       Carolyn Fox

In the Parish please pray for:

  • The further embedding of our parish vision, that it might embrace those beyond the PCC, and that our five values might connect with the 480 adults on our Electoral Roll
  • To nurture and develop faith
  • To be outward-looking and focussed on mission
  • To proclaim Jesus in all we say and do
  • To give the best possible welcome to all-comers
  • To enable the diversity of our congregations whilst all looking and pulling in the same direction
  • Revd Tonia’s ministry of outreach into the new community at Arborfield Green
  • For our outreach at North Finchampstead.- especially the redevelopment of the Gorse Ride South estate –  and for collaboration with FBC and other agencies seeking to serve our parishioners
  • The growth of our ministry with young people and families, and for the twenty young people beginning Confirmation preparation this month
  • For this month’s special events:
  •  ‘Remembering the Animals’ Labyrinth
  • Remembrance Day commemorations and the Military Wives’ Concert
  • Preparations for our Advent Carol Service

In the Deanery please pray for:

  • Revd Hannah Higginson as she begins her new role at All Saints, Wokingham
  • All services for All Souls Day
  • All services on Remembrance Day when it will be 100 years since the end of the First World War.  ‘Lest we forget’

Hazel Berry: