Month: July 2021

Prayer Cycle for July

July 2021 No. 103

This month our special focus is on St Sebastian’s Church

Please pray for:

Vicar:                          Rev’d Andrew Marsden

LLMs:                         David Hare, Russell Shipton, Wendy Wickens,

Church Wardens:    Nigel Wickens, Mary Unwin

Treasurer:                  Celia Waters

PCC Secretary:         Vacant

Office Administrator: Vacant

In the Parish, please pray for:

  • Our vicar Andrew and his wife Ros, who have had a hard year health wise. 
  • All those affected by Covid, those still recovering and the families and friends of people who have died.
  • The continuing restarting of services in church, that people will feel welcomed back and, despite the limitations, enjoy worshipping with others and feel safe.
  • The Base, children & young families outreach service:
  • Team leaders Amy & Marvin and Base team planning and running the Base services.
  • Children and adults to come to faith in Jesus and for discipleship.
  • More families to attend The Base. 
  • Our young people that they will grow in faith through serving at The Base. 
  • Families who attend the Little Angels club to come to The Base. 
  • Our Church life:
  • PCC roles,
  • School governor roles
  • The Church administrator position to be filled according to God’s will.
  • Church family friendships.
  • Growth and deepening of our community life and unity in the body of Christ.
  • Outreach into our local community through helpful friendships. 

In the Deanery, please pray for:

  • Cara Smart Assistant Curate at St Paul’s being ordained Priest 26 June and tocelebrate her first Eucharist on 27 June.
  • Richard Eves to serve in Wargrave with Knowl Hill and Becky Medicott to serve at All Saints Wokingham both to be ordained deacon on 3 July.
  • James Warren retired from Winnersh and Bearwood on 27 June and for those on whom the burden of caring for the parish and for all the people during the vacancy.
  • Leonard Onugha as he comes to Finchhampstead as Rector in July.
  • Hugh Barne, curate at Wargrave taking up a post in the Truro Diocese.
  • Gemma Donnell, curate at Finchampstead taking up a post in the Salisbury Diocese.

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