¨ For the new churchwardens, Alan Carter and John Phillips as they begin to work together and take up the responsibilities of office.
¨ ‘The Lord is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock in whom I take refuge.’ Pray that this would be a comforting truth for all those who are struggling this week.
Tuesday 1 May
¨ For children and young people in All Saints. For the Good News Club (Sun.); for those in Pathfinders (Sun. & Thurs.); PoDs (Mon.); Encrypt (Fri.) and Easy Tigers (Wed.). For Tiger Cubs (weekday mornings); Rainbow (Wed.); Noah’s Ark (Tues.); Twins’ Club (Fri.); and crèches.
¨ For those who are sad, for whatever reason. Those who battle with mental health issues, and the fall out on families and carers. Pray for healing for those struggling with unhappy relationships and particularly for any children involved.
Wednesday 2 May
¨ For Jaffa Club, the Christian after-school club for Primary children; pray for leaders: Oli Taylor, Gemma Sawyer and Sarah Jones.
¨ For Gina Griffin as she takes up her responsibilities as Parish Safeguarding Officer, overseeing our care for children and vulnerable adults.
Thursday 3 May
¨ For those going through ill health. Pray that they would all receive the treatment they need, for wisdom and discernment for all the medical staff involved in their care.
¨ For Jonathan Robinson and for everyone involved in the music ministries of the church. Give thanks for all they do to enhance our worship and pray for their encouragement and unity as they practice and prepare every week.
Friday 4 May
¨ For all our older friends in our All Saints Church family as they cope with the difficulties and frustrations of old age.
¨ Give thanks for our flower arrangers and for all they do to beautify our church.
Saturday 5 May
¨ For the visit of the Rhos Welsh Male Voice Choir today, for safe travelling and for an uplifting concert, giving thanks for the wonderful gift of music which gladdens our hearts and helps to bind us in community.
Sunday 6 May
¨ For the services today in all the Lindfield churches, that God will receive the praises of His people and lead us out in obedient service to Him.
¨ For Christians who suffer physical, mental and psychological deprivation and abuse because they honour the name of Jesus, that they will remain strong and faithful and find God to be all their comfort in their hardship.
¨ For the service at Compton House, led this week by Bryan Barnes.