Prayer at Home

Church and mission

Parish

  • Pray that as we continue to think about opportunities as Christians in a COVID world that God would spur us on in love and good deeds.
  • Pray for our pastoral care volunteers as they care for our most vulnerable members.
  • Pray for our families as they enjoy some school holidays rest.

Diocese

  • Pray for the team at the Registry: for wisdom, energy and insight for their work.

Mission

  • Pray for our link missionaries Brad and Michelle Jackson as they complete their final home assignment.

  • Pray for Edward Barkla as he continues to minister amongst the local cycling community.

Persecuted Church

  • Somalia: Pray that God will continue to build His Kingdom in this part of the world. Pray for spiritual growth and that Somali Christians can find safe ways to gather together.

World

Coronavirus

  • Pray for those sick and those preparing for death, those caring for them and grieving lost ones. Pray for God’s power in healing and for success for the scientists working on vaccines. Pray for those seeking spiritually, that God’s Spirit would bring comfort and life, that those who mourn would be blessed with the comfort of God himself.

China

  • Pray for international relationships with China, and that recent frosty relations between Australia and China would thaw again. Pray for peacemakers and wise leadership.

United States

  • Pray for safety and strength for fire fighters battling wildfires across the nation.

Belarus

  • As mass protests continue following contentious presidential election, pray for justice and peace in the nation and for wisdom of the international community in how to respond.

National and local

  • Pray for all levels of government to lead with integrity and wisdom, and to use the many resources we have for the good of all people. This week we focus on the federal level and pray for the Prime Minister Scott Morrison and our local member Lisa Chesters as well as all members of federal parliament.
  • Pray for young people to have a healthy self-worth and to be resistant to unrealistic expectations promoted by social media.
  • Pray for spouses/partners and children affected by domestic abuse – for their safety and for an end to this scourge on families.
  • Pray for the small businesses of our town – for their prosperity and that they might continue to be a good source of employment

Personal

Sick and in need

  • Dorothy Silvester
  • Matthew Wright
  • Val Casbolt
  • Robyn Bullen
  • Judy & George Thomas
  • Lyn Holt
  • Lorenzo Santalucia
  • and any others known to us.