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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