Each month will be praying for the various parishes and 4th Day Communities within Chester Diocese and for those in the worldwide community
Gracious God, from you everything flows and in you all things have their being. Forgive us for spoiling your gift of creation, so wonderfully crafted and freely given: for the times when we have forgotten your imprint on creation and have abused it; for the times when we have caused needless waste and damage; for the times when we have chosen momentary pleasure over long-term necessity. Grant that we may thank you for your gift of creation by conserving natural resources and by using only that which we need. May our stewardship of your world be a true example of Christian care. Amen
In the month of December we are praying for the deanery of Stockport.
Please pray that the power of the Holy Spirit will encourage and inspire the clergy and congregations of the following Churches to deepen their faith and spread God’s love in their communities:
Please hold them in mind during Advent and the Christmas period praying that the people they ‘touch’ during this time will come to know God and feel his love.
St Alban’s, Offerton
St George’s, Stockport
St Mary’s, Stockport
St Peter’s, Stockport
St Thomas, Stockport
St Luke’s, Brinnington
St Thomas, Norbury
St Saviour’s, Great Moor
Please pray for all the weekends taking place in December.
|Deep peace of the running wave to you.
Deep peace of the flowing air to you.
Deep peace of the quiet earth to you.
Deep peace of the shining stars to you.
Deep peace of the gentle night to you.
Moon and stars pour their healing light on you.
Deep peace of Christ,
of Christ the light of the world to you.
Deep peace of Christ to you. A Gaelic Blessing
Lord, we ask you to pour down your blessings on this weekend, blessings of your love and grace. May each moment shared bring all closer to you. Turn their gaze upon their soul, for it is time. Amen
Continued prayers asked for Lichfield Diocese as they work on re-establishing Cursillo within their community.
May God’s love surround them and God’s spirit guide them and sustain them as beacons of God’s love in their communities.
We also keep in our prayers the Servant Community Weekend taking place in April 2024. We pray the next months of planning are fruitful in all aspects. We pray for the participants, knowing the joy of living in God’s love which they will experience.