Deanery Prayer Cycle for April

______________________________________________Number 76                                          April 2019

This month our special focus is on St Mary the Virgin Wargrave with St Peter’s Knowl Hill
Please pray for:
Vicar:                                           Rev’d John Cook
Curates in training:             Rev’d Hugh Barne, Rev’d Steve Turville
 Office Administrator:       Kim Moul
PCC Secretary:                      Hayden Selwyn- Jones

Wargrave St Mary the Virgin
Church Wardens:                Christine Walker, Robert Austin
Treasurer:                                Jane Wills

 Know Hill, St Peter’s
Church Warden:                 Sandra Baker

In the Parish please give thanks for:

  • Our work with children and young people on Sundays.
  • Completion of Wargrave Church Centre and the variety of activities this is facilitating.
  • Our mid-week group with teenagers.
  • Growth in our Mums and Tots groups, and the stepping stone this can be to the Gospel being understood and embraced.

In the Parish please pray for:

  • The Lent Course, five evenings learning from the Apostle Paul’s prayers
  • A new approach starting on Mothering Sunday to draw the local community at St Peter’s, Knowl Hill where the ministry is fragile.
  • The people the Lord wants to be willing to become Churchwardens
  • Our ministry to the elderly and giving thanks for the Tuesday afternoon group for the elderly and frail which is growing.

In the Deanery please pray for:

  • Wisdom for those selecting the new Bishop of Reading
  • All Lent Groups running in the Deanery, those leading, hosting and attending that it will be a time of sharing and learning
  • St James Finchampstead Lent Lectures 2019 – ‘Easter Eye Witnesses’, 2 & 9 April
  • All special services during the period of Holy Week and Easter
  • The Blessing of the Oils Service at Dorchester Abbey on Maundy Thursday

Hazel Berry: