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Prayer Intentions – December

Article posted on 25 November 2019 Leave a Comment
1 The First Sunday of Advent Pray for mission agencies and their work throughout the Anglican Communion. The Grange, Grange Gardens
2 Seoul (Korea) Rt Revd Peter Lee;  Eastern Newfoundland & Labrador (Canada) Rt Revd Geoffrey Peddle. Our Vicar, The Revd Becky Bevan and Family
3 Francis Xavier, Missionary, Apostle of the Indies, 1552 Seychelles (Indian Ocean) Most Revd James Richard Wong Yin Song;  Eastern Oregon (Episcopal Church) Rt Revd Patrick Bell. Our Advent groups
4 John of Damascus, Monk, Teacher, c.749 Sheffield (England) Rt Revd Pete Wilcox and Rt Revd Peter Burrows;  Eastern Zambia (Central Africa) Rt Revd William Mchombo;  Easton (Episcopal Church) Rt Revd Santosh Marray. Victims of domestic abuse
5 Shinyanga (Tanzania) Rt Revd Johnson Chinyong’ole;  Eau Claire (Episcopal Church) Revd William Jay Lambert. Climate change and our responsibilities
6 Nicholas, Bishop of Myra, c.326 Shyira (Rwanda) Most Revd Laurent Mbanda;  Edinburgh (Scotland) Rt Revd John Armes. The Turkish conflict
7 Ambrose, Bishop of Milan, Teacher, 397 Shyira (Rwanda) Rt Revd Samuel M. Mugisha;  Edmonton (Canada) Rt Revd Jane Alexander. Our carol services, concerts and events
8 The Second Sunday of Advent Pray for the work of the Mothers’ Union around the world, Sheran Harper, Worldwide President, Bev Jullien, Chief Executive. Andover Drove, Woodfield Close
9 Shyogwe (Rwanda) Rt Revd Jered Kalimba;  Egba (Nigeria) Rt Revd Emmanuel Adekunle;  Lafia (Nigeria) Rt Revd Godwin A Robinson. Our Associate Priest, The Revd Terry Winrow and Kathy
10 Sialkot (Pakistan) Rt Revd Alwin John Samuel;  Egba West (Nigeria) Rt Revd Samuel Ajani. Hong Kong
11 Singapore (South East Asia) Rt Revd Rennis Ponniah & Rt Revd Low Jee King;  Egbu (Nigeria) Rt Revd Geoffrey Okoroafor;  Egypt (Jerusalem & Middle East) Rt Revd Mouneer Hanna Anis, Vacancy and Rt Revd Samy Fawzy. Our choir and choir leader and organist
12 Sittwe (Myanmer) Rt Revd James Min Dein;  Eha – Amufu (Nigeria) Rt Revd Daniel Olinya. The general election
13 Lucy, Martyr at Syracuse, 304 Sittwe (Myanmer) Rt Revd Moses Tun Pa;  Ekiti (Nigeria) Rt Revd Christopher Tayo Omotunde;  Ekiti Kwara (Nigeria) Rt Revd Andrew Ajayi;  Ekiti Oke (Nigeria) Rt Revd Isaac Olubowale;  Ekiti West (Nigeria) Rt Revd Rufus V. A. Adepoju Mental health and spiritual well-being
14 John of the Cross, Poet, Teacher, 1591 Sodor & Man (England) Rt Revd Peter Eagles;  El Camino Real (Episcopal Church) Rt Revd Mary Gray-Reeves. Our churchwardens, Simon Pook, Rita Gardner and their families
15 The Third Sunday of Advent Sokoto (Nigeria) Rt Revd Augustine Omole;  El Salvatore (Central America) Rt Revd Juan David Alvarado Melgar. Oakridge
16 South Ankole (Uganda) Rt Revd Nathan Ahimb; Ahimisibwe;  Eldoret (Kenya) Rt Revd Christopher Ruto. Our Associate Vicar, The Revd Gary Collins
17 O Sapientia                              Eglantyne Jebb, Social Reformer, Founder of ‘Save the Children’, 1928 South Dakota (Episcopal Church) Rt Revd John Tarrant;  El-Obeid (Sudan) Rt Revd Ismail Gabriel Abudigin. Our Retirement Fellowship and Mothers’ Union
18 O Root of Jesse South Kerala (South India) Rt Revd Dharmaraj Rasalam;  Ely (England) Rt Revd Stephen David Conway & Rt Revd David Thomson;  Embu (Kenya) Rt Revd David Muriithi Ireri. Those who live alone
19 O Key of David South Rwenzori (Uganda) Rt Revd Jackson Nzerebende;  Enugu (Nigeria) Most Revd Emmanuel Chukwuma;  Enugu North  (Nigeria) Rt Revd Sosthenes Eze. Our Christmas services
20 O Day Spring South West Tanganyika (Tanzania) Rt Revd Matthew Mhagama;  Esan (Nigeria) Most Revd Friday Imaekhai. The future of Jewish – Anglican relations
21 O King of Nations Etche (Nigeria) Rt Revd Precious Nwala;  Etsako (Nigeria) Rt Revd Jacob Bada. Our Verger, servers and sacristans
22 The Fourth Sunday of Advent Pray for Christians in other denominations and the work of the ecumenical movement, His Holiness Pope Francis, Bishop of Rome.  His All Holiness Archbishop Bartholomew of Constantinople, New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch, Revd Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, General Secretary of the World Council of Churches;  Bishop Ivan M. Abrahams, General Secretary World Methodist Council;  Revd Chris Ferguson, General Secretary of the World Communion of Reformed Churches. Wash Water
23 O Virgin of Virgins Evo (Nigeria) Rt Revd Innocent Ordu;  Exeter (England) Rt Revd Robert Atwell, Rt Revd Nick McKinnel & Rt Revd Jackie Searle. Our Retired Clergy
24 Christmas Eve Ezo (South Sudan) Rt Revd John Kereboro Zawo;  Faisalabad (Pakistan) Rt Revd John Samuel. Those sleeping rough
25 Christmas Day Falkland Islands (Parish of) Rt Revd Timothy Thornton;  False Bay (Southern Africa) Rt Revd Margaret Brenda Vertue;  Federal Ministries (Episcopal Church) Rt Revd Carl Wright & Rt Revd James Magness. ‘O come to my heart Lord Jesus there is room in my heart for thee’
26 Stephen, Deacon, First Martyr Fianarantsoa (Indian Ocean) Rt Revd Gilbert Rateloson Rakotondravelo;  Florida (Episcopal Church) Rt Revd John Howard. Religious liberty
27 John, Apostle and Evangelist Fond du Lac (Episcopal Church) Rt Revd Matthew Alan Gunter;  Fort Worth (Episcopal Church) Rt Revd Scott Mayer. Our hope for inclusivity, spirituality and community
28 The Holy Innocents Fredericton (Canada) Rt Revd David Edwards;  Freetown (Sierra Leone) (West Africa) Rt Revd Thomas Arnold Ikunika Wilson. Children who have died in war and violent circumstances
The First Sunday of Christmas Gahini (Rwanda) Rt Revd Alexis Bilindabagabo & Rt Revd Manasseh Gahima;  Gambia (West Africa) Rt Revd James Allen Yaw Odico. Spring Gardens, Knoll Drive
30 Gasabo (Rwanda) Rt Revd Onesphore Rwaje;  Gboko (Nigeria) Rt Revd Emmanuel Nyitsse. Our Queen and the Royal Family
31 John Wyclif, Reformer, 1384 George (Southern Africa) Rt Revd Brian Marajh;  Georgia (Episcopal Church) Rt Revd Scott Benhase. Our aspirations for our country and Europe

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