Prayer 


Prayers for January

Please pray for

Church:

  • Teaching Programme: Having celebrated the birth of our Saviour, we begin the New Year by considering how the birth of Christ changed and continues to change the world with a teaching series entitled ‘The Life of Jesus’.
  • Next “Theology For Everyone” course (8 sessions beginning 14 January) considers the book of Revelation.
  • Next Alpha course begins in the Dell Centre on Thursday 24 January.
  • The staff team, especially for Juliet Reed as she begins work as Parish Manager, and the recruitment process for a new Youth Ministry Leader.
  • The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity from 20-27 January.  There will be a joint service at Ashtead Baptist Church on 20 January at 6pm.  

 
Community:

  • For pupils, students and staff as they return to school, college and university after the Christmas break, especially for those preparing for exams.
  • For those in our community who are unemployed as they seek work and for those who are supporting them.
  • For the elderly and housebound, especially in the winter months, that they may receive friendship and support.
  • Refugees: Following consideration by Mole Valley District Council, the ACT application to welcome a refugee family into Ashtead through HM Government Community Support Programme will be considered formally by Surrey County Council on 22 January.

 
World:

  • Please continue to pray for the places in the world where there is conflict, injustice and fear, especially for those bringing humanitarian aid and for the international community’s response.
  • For our politicians, particularly as negotiations with the EU continue.