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[22 Jul 2018 | Leave a Comment | ]
Prayer Intentions – August

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 Evo (Niger Delta, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Innocent Ordu
Those on holiday

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 Etche (Niger Delta, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Precious Nwala  Etsako (Bendel, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Jacob Bada
Those considering baptism and/or confirmation

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 Exeter (Canterbury)  The Rt Revd Robert Atwell               Exeter, Crediton – Vacancy        Exeter, Plymouth – The Rt Revd Nick McKinnel
The Middle East

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 Jean-Baptiste Vianney, Cure d’Ars, Spiritual Guide, 1859
 Ezo (Minye, South Sudan) The Rt Revd John Kereboro Zawo
Our confessors and spiritual guides

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 The Tenth Sunday after Trinity (Proper 13)
 The Scottish Episcopal Church and The Most Revd Mark Strange Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church & Bishop of Moray, Ross and Caithness
 Spencer Road

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 The Transfiguration of Our Lord
 Faisalabad (Pakistan) The Rt Revd John Samuel
Peace and understanding between …

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[24 Jun 2018 | Leave a Comment | ]
Prayer Intentions – July

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 The Fifth Sunday after Trinity (Proper 8)
 The Church of North India (United) The Most Revd Dr Prem Chand Singh Moderator of CNI & Bishop of Jabalpur
 Normay Rise

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 East Kerala (South India) The Rt Revd Kayalakkakathu George Daniel
The Diocese of Kimberley and Kuruman

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 Thomas the Apostle
 East Ruwenzori (Uganda) The Revd Canon George Turyasingura                       Karamoja (Uganda) The Rt Revd Joseph Abura
Those recently ordained

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 East Tennessee (IV, Episcopal Church)                                      The Rt Revd George D. Young
Our Mothers’ Union Branch

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 Eastern Himalayas ( North India) Vacant
Our preparations for Holiday Club

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 Thomas More, Scholar, and John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester, Reformation Martyrs, 1535
 Eastern Michigan (V, The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Todd Ousley
The ongoing refugee crisis

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 Eastern Newfoundland & Labrador (Canada)                 The Rt Revd Geoffrey Peddle
The European …

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[7 Jun 2018 | Leave a Comment | ]
Sharing the Journey – a notice from St Francis De Sales Church

Responding to the refugee crisis…

Pope Francis has asked Christians around the world to show solidarity for refugees by sharing their journey.
CAFOD is asking us to join them in walking 24.900. miles, the distance around the world.

St Francis De Sales’ Justice and Peace Group is organising a walk on Greenham Common.  The walk will be on Sunday June 17th. 11.45.am.   The route will be 3-5 miles long with several stops for prayers and reflections. It will start and finish at the Control Tower where Toilets and a cafe are available.

All welcome.

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[7 Jun 2018 | Leave a Comment | ]
Thought for the month, ‘Prayer, the transforming friendship’

The story is told of eleven-year-old Robert who hadn’t done his homework and wasn’t at all prepared for his written test in geography. He struggled through the exam, doing a lot more guessing than he should have. That evening he began to worry. What if too many of the answers had been wrong? What if he failed the test? That night, as he said his prayers, he suddenly blurted out a nervous postscript: ‘And please God, make Paris the capital of Sweden.’
Sometimes our prayers can be rather like this – we want results from God; we want God to sort things out for us and for others, and so although we know it is ridiculous to …

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[24 May 2018 | Leave a Comment | ]
Prayer Intentions – June

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 Justin, Martyr at Rome, c.165
 Dallas (VII, Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd George Sumner  Suffragan Bishop of Dallas, The Rt Revd Paul Lambert
Those who receive communion at home or in hospital

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 Damaturu (Jos, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Abiodun Ogunyemi
Our Communications Committee

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 The First Sunday after Trinity (Proper 4)
 The Anglican Church of Melanesia, The Most Revd George Takell Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Melanesia and Bishop of Central Melanesia
 Bunkers Hill

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 Petroc, Abbot of Padstow, 6th Century
 Dar-es-Salaam (Tanzania) The Rt Revd Valentino Mokiwa
Our Vicar, The Revd Becky Bevan and family

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 Boniface (Wynfrith) of Crediton, Bishop, Apostle of Germany, Martyr 754
 Davao (Phillipines) The Rt Revd Jonathan Labasan Casimina
Our PCC sub-committees

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 Delaware (III, Episcopal Church) Vacant
Those recently baptised

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 Delhi (North India) Vacant
Those living with Ebola

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 Thomas …

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[21 May 2018 | Leave a Comment | ]
Thy Kingdom Come – Photos from a wonderful week at St George’s

Last week was a busy week in the life of St George’s.  The church was filled with interactive prayer stations to celebrate the international week of prayer ‘Thy Kingdom Come’.  We had (amongst other things) a labyrinth, a sheepfold, a vine and a bread buffet complete with giant pretzel! 
The church was full of people too, it was open all day, every day, with visitors from other churches in the area coming to see what was going on, plus groups from Falkland School and parents and grandparents stopping by after school and preschool.  Lots of people came to visit who would not normally cross the threshold.
Each day at 2.30 the north transept was transformed into a …

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[25 Apr 2018 | Leave a Comment | ]
Thy Kingdom Come – a week of prayer from 10th-20th May

 
Thy Kingdom Come is on all week at St George’s.  Do come into the church and have a look at the many and varied displays and aids to prayer.   
Throughout the weeks these prayer stations will be up and the church open to any and all who would like to come and look around and share in the event.  The stations are to help us to think and to pray; light a candle for a loved one, walk the labyrinth or taste some different types of bread and a grape from the vine.  There are opportunities to contemplate change in our world or to post a question on the graffiti wall.  Children are very, very welcome and …

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[22 Apr 2018 | Leave a Comment | ]
Prayer Intentions – May

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 Philip and James, Apostles
Chandigarh (North India) The Rt Revd Younas Massey
Our Diocese and Diocesan Synod

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 Athanasius, Bishop of Alexandria, Teacher
Central Pennsylvania (III, Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Audrey Scanlan
Our provision for children and young people

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Chelmsford (Canterbury)   The Rt Revd Stephen Geoffrey Cottrell                                    Barking – The Rt Revd Peter Hill                                            Bradwell – Vacant                   Colchester – The Rt Revd Anthony Brett Morris
Our safeguarding policies

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 English Saints and Martyrs of the Reformation Era
Chester (York) The Rt Revd Peter Robert Forster           Birkenhead – The Rt Revd Keith Sinclair                   Stockport – The Rt Revd Libby Lane
Eastern Ukraine

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Chhattisgarh (North India) The Rt Revd Purna Sagar Nag
Falklands School

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 The Sixth Sunday of Easter
The Anglican Church of Kenya and The Most Revd Jackson Ole Sapit Primate …

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[19 Mar 2018 | Leave a Comment | ]
Prayer Intentions – April

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 Easter Day
 Resurrection of our Lord  Jesus Christ is risen today, Alleluia! our triumphant holy day, Alleluia! who did once upon the cross, Alleluia! suffer to redeem our loss, Alleluia!
 Monkswood Close

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 Monday of Easter Week
 Butare (Rwanda) The Rt Revd Nathan Gasatura
 Our life of love and service

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 Tuesday of Easter Week
 Butere (Kenya) The Rt Revd Timothy Wambunya
 Those recently baptised

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 Wednesday of Easter Week
 Buye (Burundi) The Rt Revd Sixbert Macumi
 Our Prime Minister, Theresa May

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 Thursday of Easter Week
 Byumba (Rwanda) The Rt Revd Emmanuel Ngendahayo
 Our healing ministry

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 Friday of Easter Week
 Calabar(Niger Delta, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Tunde Adeleye
 Those fleeing from war and persecution

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 Saturday of Easter Week
 Calcutta (North India) The Rt Revd Ashoke Biswas
 Our Church Wardens, Simon Pook, Rita Gardner and their families

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 The Second Sunday …

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[20 Feb 2018 | Leave a Comment | ]
Prayer Intentions – March

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 David, Bishop of Menevia, Patron of Wales, c.601
 Belize (West Indies) The Rt Revd Philip Wright
  Our Chaplains in hospitals, education and prisons

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 Chad, Bishop of Lichfield, Missionary, 672
 Bendigo (Victoria, Australia) The Rt Revd Andrew William Curnow
 Women’s World Day of Prayer

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 Benin (Bendel, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Peter Imasuen
 The Church for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Newbury

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 The Third Sunday of Lent
 Province de L’Eglise Anglicane Du Congo and the Most Revd Zacharie Masimango Katanda Archbishop of the Congo & Bishop of Kindu
 Meldrum Close, Norton Close

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 Bethlehem (III Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Sean Rowe
 Our Vicar, The Revd Becky Bevan and Phillip

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 Bhopal (North India) The Rt Revd Robert Ali
 Our Parliament

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 Perpetua, Felicity and their Companions, Martyrs at Carthage, 203
 Bida (Abuja, …