Living God's Love Values - Generosity, Joy, Imagination and Courage
Living God's Love Values - Generosity, Joy, Imagination and Courage

Daily Prayers

Regular prayer diary

3rd December, Watford Watford, St Andrew (LEP) Ian Pankhurst

Thanksgiving: That we have come through the pandemic (so far) in good heart.
Prayers: For the arrangements addressing Ian's retirement at Easter, and for his successor.
ACP: Igbomina

4th December, Watford Watford, St John David Stevenson

Thanksgiving: For the growth and development of St John's Primary School.
Prayers: For discernment and wisdom as we plan for the future.
ACP: Igbomina - West

5th December, Watford Watford, St Luke Michael Norman, (Rs) Dave Clarke, Pam Normal Wendy Somerville

Thanksgiving: For the members of the church and local community.
ACP: The Anglican Church of Burundi

6th December, Watford Watford, St Michael and All Angels (LEP) Geoffrey Calvert, Stephen Mepham, (Rs) Bridget Russell, Martin Heath

Thanksgiving: For new families wanting to belong to our Children's Church and Toddler Church.
Prayers: For the development of St Michael's as a welcoming focus for a very varied and multicultural community.
ACP: Ihiala

7th December, Watford Watford, St Peter Vanessa Kerswill, (Rs) Colin Heath, Vicky O'Kelly

Thanksgiving: For the members of the church and local community.
ACP: Ijebu

8th December, Welwyn Hatfield Ayot St Peter David Munchin, (Rs) John Burnapp,

Thanksgiving: For the members of the church and local community.
ACP: Ijebu - North

9th December, Welwyn Hatfield Bishop’s Hatfield St Etheldreda with St Luke Darren Colins; Kathryn Alford; (PTO) Rev'd Fiona Souter; (Rs) John Barnard; Mary Rathbone;

Thanksgiving: For the recovery and revitalisation of our work with children and young people.
Prayers: For the forthcoming review of our churches' purpose, vision and priorities.
ACP: Ijebu South West

10th December, Welwyn Hatfield Bishop’s Hatfield St John Laura Collingridge, (PTOs) Roger Chapman, Jess Batten, (R) Viv Marlow

Thanksgiving: For an encouraging start to our second season of 5PM.
Prayers: For our new 'Children and Families' outreach work.
ACP: Ijesa North East

11th December, Welwyn Hatfield Bishop’s Hatfield St Michael and All Angels Darren Collins

Thanksgiving: For the members of the church and local community.
ACP: Ijesha North

12th December, Welwyn Hatfield Codicote Philip Waller, (R) John Burnapp

Thanksgiving: For the members of the church and local community.
ACP: The Anglican Church of Canada

13th December, Welwyn Hatfield Datchworth Susannah Underwood, (R) Catherine Jupp

Thanksgiving: For the renewed work of our church and community project Furniture Friends which recycles furniture and delivers to those in need.
Prayers: That we may be empowered to proclaim the hope of God with us to our community.
ACP: Ijumu

14th December, Welwyn Hatfield Digswell Rob Marshall; Selina Evans; (R) Rose LLoyd

Thanksgiving: For continuing growth in work with our schools. Many more baptisms this summer and great to welcome them.
Prayers: For our changing relationship with what will become Digswell Methodist Church when the current LEP is reviewed next year.
ACP: Ikara

15th December, Welwyn Hatfield Hatfield Hyde, St Mary Magdalene Emma Hopegood Jones, (R) Caroline Duke, (PTO) Martin King

Thanksgiving: For the way in which our new parish centre is enabling us to better serve the community of the parish with initiatives like 'Mary and Isabel's Compassionate cafe', a partnership with Isabel Hospice.
Prayers: For our Mission Action Planning process starting in the new year.
ACP: Ikeduru

16th December, Welwyn Hatfield Lemsford Dareren Collins

Thanksgiving: For the members of the church and local community.
ACP: Ikka

17th December, Welwyn Hatfield North Mymms Ruth Barr, Penny Thomson,

Thanksgiving: For the members of the church and local community.
ACP: Ikwerre

18th December, Welwyn Hatfield Panshanger Paul Seymour

Thanksgiving: For the members of the church and local community.
ACP: Ikwo

19th December, Welwyn Hatfield Tewin Susannah Underwood (R) Mick Simmons

Thanksgiving: For the celebration of the open-air Tewin nativity that brings church and village together.
Prayers: That we continue to develop our vision that St Peter's should have 'space for all'.
ACP: The Church of the Province of Central Africa

20th December, Welwyn Hatfield Welwyn and Woolmer Green David Munchin, (Rs) Colin Hull, Usha Hull

Thanksgiving: For the members of the church and local community.
ACP: Ikwuano

21st December, Welwyn Hatfield Welwyn Garden City Jenny Fennell, Rachel Wakefield, (R) Carolyn Annand,

Thanksgiving: For the community - the support, care, commitment and hope that has been shown.
Prayers: For all of those services and events taking place over the Christmas period, for those involved in planning and leading and for all who will enter our church building during this time.
ACP: Ilaje

22nd December, Wheathampstead Ayot St Lawrence Linda Williams, (R) Andy Morton

Thanksgiving: For being able to be open continuously through most of 2021 to meet the spiritual needs of the village.
Prayers: That people will come forward so we can achieve full governance.
ACP: Ile - Oluji

23rd December, Wheathampstead Flamstead Jo Burke

Thanksgiving: That the parish has come through the upheaval of Vacancy, pandemic and replacing the roof.
Prayers: For future relationships with our sister-church St John's and with other faiths.
ACP: Ilesa

24th December, Wheathampstead Harpenden Dennis Stamps, (PTOs) Sally Goodson, James Brown, (Rs) Nicholas Goulding, Paul Manuel , Pauline Gilbert, Jenny Goulding, Jacquie Hibbert, Andrew Marsh, Brenda Marshall, Hilary Pask, Heather Richards, Gill White

Thanksgiving: For the many volunteers who have helped us respond the challenges of ministry during the pandemic.
Prayers: For an increase in our effectiveness in ministering to our children, youth and families.
ACP: Ilesa South West

25th December,

Festival: Christmas Day
ACP: North East India

26th December, Wheathampstead Harpenden, St John Timothy Vicars (Rs) Lauryn Awbrey, David Nye, Anne Edwards

Thanksgiving: For the members of the church and local community.
ACP: Iglesia Anglicana de la Region Central de America

27th December, Wheathampstead Kimpton Linda Williams (R) Andy Morton

Thanksgiving: That so many have returned to church and our healthy finances.
Prayers: For the BLAST young peoples group.
ACP: Northern Indiana

28th December, Wheathampstead Markyate Street, St John the Baptist Jo Burke

Thanksgiving: For the end of the Vacancy and a new beginning.
Prayers: For Spirit-led mission and the well being of the parish of Markyate.
ACP: Indianapolis

29th December, Wheathampstead Redbourn Will Gibbs, (Rs) Kay Vernon, Ailsa Hulme

Thanksgiving: For our resilience, creativity and flourishing during the past year.
Prayers: For a renewal of our MAP and fresh vision for 2022.
ACP: Iowa

30th December, Wheathampstead Sandridge Wendy Sellers

Thanksgiving: For the arrival of a new Vicar and for all that members of the congregation do to contribute to the life of the church.
Prayers: For sensitivity, vision and boldness as we review our MAP.
ACP: Iran

31st December, Wheathampstead Wheathampstead Richard Banham, (Rs) Claire Banham, John Grace, Carol Hopper, Pippa Legg, Roger Payne (LLWs) Robert Carter, Sabrina Shafer

Thanksgiving: For the members of the church and local community.
ACP: Irele - Eseodo

1st January, Bishop of St Albans Alan Smith

Festival: Naming of Jesus
Thanksgiving: For God's protection and our good health.
Prayers: That we can work together in the office and for Lisa as she settles into the team with Andy Crooks, Deborah Hoare and Laura Hart.
ACP: Aba

2nd January, Bishop of Bedford Richard Atkinson

Thanksgiving: For frequent signs of faithfulness, resilience, creativity and courage over the last two years.
Prayers: Following the Conferences that we might know Christ's hope and be prophets of hope in our world. Bishop's team: (PA) Cathy Shilton, (Chaplain) Sam Cappleman.
ACP: Aba Ngwa North

3rd January, Bishop of Hertford Michael Beasley

Thanksgiving: For all the outreach to people around the diocese that's been happening during this Christmas season.
Prayers: For our life together as we continue to grapple with the impact of the pandemic. Bishop's PA: Tanya Willington.
ACP: The Episcopal / Anglican Province of Alexandria

4th January, Ampthill and Shefford Ampthill Dominic Holroyd-Thomas, (Rs) Stella Brooks, Pippa Kilgour

Thanksgiving: For engagement with the wider community. at Christmas.
Prayers: For success in fundraising to repair the church building .
ACP: Abakaliki

5th January, Ampthill and Shefford Arlesey Geoffrey Boult

Thanksgiving: For the members of the church and local community.
ACP: Aberdeen & Orkney

6th January, Ampthill and Shefford Aspley Guise (Rs) Brenda Eagles, David Funge

Festival: The Epiphany
Thanksgiving: For the members of the church and local community.
ACP: Abuja

7th January, Ampthill and Shefford Astwick Geoffrey Boult

Thanksgiving: For the members of the church and local community.
ACP: Abyei

8th January, Ampthill and Shefford Barton-le-Cley Andrew Johnson, (PTO) Mary Parrett, (Rs) Roy Pinnock, Sue Bussereau

Festival: The Baptism of Christ
Thanksgiving: For a more normal Christmas with services in church attended by a grateful congregation.
Prayers: For Messy Church - its success and growth.
ACP: Accra

9th January, Ampthill and Shefford Battlesden with Pottesgrove Steve Nuth (R) Malcolm Curtis

Thanksgiving: For re-establishing our worship pattern and singing together.
Prayers: That we can re-capture our vision for developing our youth work.
ACP: Adelaide

10th January, Ampthill and Shefford Campton Veronica (Roni) Goodman. (PTO) Christopher Strong, (R) Audrey Brand

Thanksgiving: For the new benefice.
Prayers: That we might grow together in strength and love.
ACP: The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia

11th January, Ampthill and Shefford Clifton Caren Topley, Carrie Steer, (Rs) Robin Welsford, Ruth Gray, Peter Topley

Thanksgiving: That young families are returning to Sunday Worship in church and Messy church.
Prayers: That our new Mission Action Plan will enable us to meet the needs of those unconnected to church.
ACP: Afikpo

12th January, Ampthill and Shefford Clophill Lynda Klimas (LLWs) Adrienne Gordon, Rosemary Ilett

Thanksgiving: For the members of the church and local community.
ACP: North Africa

13th January, Ampthill and Shefford Eversholt Steve Nuth (R) Malcolm Curtis

Thanksgiving: The re-establishing of our worship pattern and singing together.
Prayers: That we can recapture our vision for developing our youth work.
ACP: the Horn of Africa

14th January, Ampthill and Shefford Flitton In Vacancy (Rs) Roy Pinnock, Gillian Kern

Thanksgiving: For contact with numerous baptism families.
Prayers: For sustained energy and vision in a time of Vacancy.
ACP: Agra

15th January, Ampthill and Shefford Flitwick In Vacancy, (R) Becky Mynett

Thanksgiving: That we have survived this far into Vacancy.
Prayers: For the safe arrival of the new incumbent.
ACP: Aguata

16th January, Ampthill and Shefford Harlington Nigel Washington, Linda Washington, (Rs) Jon Denman, Robert Johns, Steve Farmer

Festival: Homeless Sunday
Thanksgiving: For the members of the church and local community.
ACP: Ahoada

17th January, Ampthill and Shefford Haynes Caren Topley, Carrie Steer, (Rs) Robin Welsford, Ruth Gray, Peter Topley

Thanksgiving: That we have singing and the choir back in the church.
Prayers: For our new Mission Action Plan will enable us to meet the needs of those unconnected to church.
ACP: The Anglican Church of Australia

18th January, Ampthill and Shefford Henlow Shaun Speller, (LLWs) James Burgess, Carol Donnelly, Sue Moore, Sarah Riches

Thanksgiving: For the members of the church and local community.
ACP: Aipo Rongo

19th January, Ampthill and Shefford Hexton Andrew Johnson, (PTOs) Mary Parrett (Rs) Roy Pinnock, Sue Bussereau

Thanksgiving: For a more normal Christmas with services in church attended by a grateful congregation.
Prayers: For church finances .
ACP: Ajayi Crowther

20th January, Ampthill and Shefford Higham Gobion Andrew Johnson, (PTOs) Mary Parrett (Rs) Roy Pinnock, Sue Bussereau

Thanksgiving: For a more normal Christmas with services in church and a grateful congregation.
Prayers: For the impact of the Deanery Plan on the Parish and Benefice as a whole.
ACP: Akobo

21st January, Ampthill and Shefford Husborne Crawley (Rs) Brenda Eagles, David Funge

Thanksgiving: For the members of the church and local community.
ACP: Akoko

22nd January, Ampthill and Shefford Langford Shaun Speller, (LLWs) James Burgess, Carol Donnelly, Sue Moore, Sarah Riches

Thanksgiving: For the members of the church and local community.
ACP: Akoko Edo

23rd January, Ampthill and Shefford Maulden Lynda Klimas, (LLW) Marjorie Horrell

Thanksgiving: For the members of the church and local community.
ACP: Akot

24th January, Ampthill and Shefford Meppershall Veronica (Roni) Goodman, (R) Keith Callard

Thanksgiving: For the sense of community and fellowship returning to St Mary's: for new faces in Church.
Prayers: That we will be able to begin developments to secure the Church for future, and make it more suitable for worship today.
ACP: The Church of Bangladesh

25th January, Ampthill and Shefford Millbrook Dominic Holroyd-Thomas, (Rs) Stella Brooks, Pippa Kilgour

Thanksgiving: For a return to familiar ways of worship.
Prayers: For opportunities to engage with the wider community.
ACP: Akure

26th January, Ampthill and Shefford Milton Bryan Steve Nuth, (R) Malcolm Curtis, (LLW) Kelvin White

Thanksgiving: For re-establishing our worship pattern and singing together.
Prayers: That we can re-capture our vision for developing our youth work.
ACP: Alabama

27th January, Ampthill and Shefford Pulloxhill (Rs) Roy Pinnock, Gillian Kern

Thanksgiving: For a new Lay Leader of Worship in Liz.
Prayers: For the place of the church in the heart of the village as a Christian presence.
ACP: Alaska

28th January, Ampthill and Shefford Ridgmont (Rs) Brenda Eagles, David Funge

Thanksgiving: For the members of the church and local community.
ACP: Saint Albans

29th January, Ampthill and Shefford Shefford Veronica (Roni) Goodman, (R) Jenny Dann

Thanksgiving: For the sense of Community and Fellowship returning to St Michael's.
Prayers: For the grace of new Church members.
ACP: Albany

30th January, Ampthill and Shefford Shillington and Gravenhurst Richard Winslade

Thanksgiving: That we are emerging safely from Covid.
Prayers: For our concerns about the Deanery Plan and our future.
ACP: Algoma

31st January, Ampthill and Shefford Silsoe (R) Roy Pinnock & (R) Gillian Kern

Thanksgiving: For a strong and productive relationship with Silsoe Lower School.
Prayers: For new hope and opportunity in a time of Vacancy.
ACP: Igreja Episcopal Anglicana do Brasil

1st February, Archdeacon of Bedford Dave Middlebrook, Tricia Reed

Thanksgiving: For the faith, diversity, creativity, resilience and energy of the laity and clergy across the parishes in Bedfordshire.
Prayers: For wisdom and the gift of the Holy Spirit as we face the challenges of being a post-pandemic church in the 21st century.
ACP: All Saints Cathedral

2nd February, Archdeacon of Hertford Janet Mackenzie, Lynne Griffiths

Festival: The Presentation of Christ
Thanksgiving: For the clergy and church officers in the archdeaconry and their work and witness in the ongoing challenging time.
Prayers: For our continuing work together to encourage and enable our worship.
ACP: Aluakluak

3rd February, Archdeacon of St Albans Jane Mainwaring, Shirley Lee

Thanksgiving: For all the good conversations and visits which we've been part of across the archdeaconry.
Prayers: For all Churchwardens who serve the churches in the archdeaconry so faithfully.
ACP: Amazônia

4th February, Ampthill and Shefford Southill Caren Topley, Robin Welsford (R), Ruth Gray (R), Peter Topley (R)

Thanksgiving: That we have a new gardening club to care for our churchyard.
Prayers: That our new Mission Action Plan will enable us to meet the needs of those unconnected to church.
ACP: Amichi

5th February, Ampthill and Shefford Steppingley Dominic Holroyd-Thomas, (R) Stella Brooks, (R) Pippa Kilgour

Thanksgiving: For new people coming to church and strong relationships with the wider community.
Prayers: For God's guidance as we discern becoming an Inclusive Church.
ACP: Amritsar

6th February, Ampthill and Shefford Stondon Richard Winslade

Thanksgiving: That we are emerging safely from Covid.
Prayers: For our concerns about the Deanery Plan and our future.
ACP: Andaman & Car Nicobar Islands

7th February, Ampthill and Shefford Tingrith Nigel Washington, Linda Washington, (Rs) Jon Denman, Robert Johns, Steve Farmer

Thanksgiving: For the local support for this beautiful church.
Prayers: For the formation of the new benefice.
ACP: The Anglican Church of Burundi

8th February, Ampthill and Shefford Westoning Nigel Washington, Linda Washington, (Rs) Jon Denman, Robert Johns, Steve Farmer

Thanksgiving: For the development and growth of activities and services for children.
Prayers: For the fulfilment of plans for improving the church building.
ACP: Saint Andrews Dunkeld & Dunblane

9th February, Ampthill and Shefford Woburn Stephen Nuth (R) Malcolm Curtis, (LLW) Fay Grech-Marguerat

Thanksgiving: For the members of the church and local community.
ACP: Anglican Missionary District

10th February, Ampthill and Shefford Woburn Sands Diana Young, (PTO) Nick Parkinson, (R) Ruby Powell

Thanksgiving: For friendly relationships with neighbouring churches.
Prayers: For our work with children and young people.
ACP: Angola

11th February, Barnet Chipping Barnet Tristan Chapman, (R ) Linda Sanders, (LLW) Laurence Little

Thanksgiving: For the members of the church and local community.
ACP: Ankole

12th February, Barnet East Barnet (LEP) Alec Corio, (PTO) Jennifer King

Thanksgiving: For progress on the project to build a new community hall.
Prayers: For mission and ministry in the planned development of the North London Business Park .
ACP: North Ankole

13th February, Barnet Elstree and Borehamwood Timothy Warr (R) John Auton

Thanksgiving: For the members of the church and local community.
ACP: Northwest Ankole

14th February, Barnet Little Heath, Christ Church Mark Maloney, (PTO) Fiona Maloney, (Rs) Nick Alexander, Louis Spring

Thanksgiving: For a new season!
Prayers: For the establishment of a mixed online/offline pattern of church community.
ACP: The Anglican Church of Canada

15th February, Barnet Lyonsdown, Holy Trinity Laura Hewitt

Thanksgiving: For the members of the church and local community.
ACP: South Ankole

16th February, Barnet New Barnet, St James Laura Hewitt

Thanksgiving: For the members of the church and local community.
ACP: West Ankole

17th February, Barnet Potters Bar Stefan Chrysostomou (R) Richard Osborn

Thanksgiving: For the members of the church and local community.
ACP: Antananarivo

18th February, Barnet Potters Bar, King Charles the Martyr Atalie Gaines, (R) David Thomson

Thanksgiving: For the growth in our children and families work both within the church and across the churches in the town.
Prayers: For the Community Café and the people that we meet each week, that we might show them God's love.
ACP: Antsiranana

19th February, Barnet Ridge In Vacancy

Thanksgiving: For the members of the church and local community.
ACP: Araucanía

20th February, Barnet South Mymms In Vacancy

Thanksgiving: For those who have kept the church alive during the pandemic and for priests who have helped in our Vacancy.
Prayers: For growth of our congregation.
ACP: the Arctic

21st February, Barnet Totteridge Timothy Seago, (R) Margaret Peart

Thanksgiving: For the members of the church and local community.
ACP: The Church of the Province of Central Africa

22nd February, Bedford Bedford, All Saints Paul Davies, (R) Sarah Ibrahim

Thanksgiving: For the diverse exchanges and fellowship of our congregation who have stayed faithful and supportive throughout a difficult season.
Prayers: For the members of our Church and local community, that through our worship, fellowship, and collaboration, we would indeed grow and prosper with God’s grace.
ACP: Argentina

23rd February, Bedford Bedford, Christ Church Richard Hibbert, John Bell, Michael Bishop (R), Ruth Hulme (Children), Jess Walker (Youth)

Thanksgiving: For faithful ministry, spiritual and numerical growth.
Prayers: For future leadership and direction.
ACP: Northern Argentina

24th February, Bedford Bedford, St Andrew Lucy Davis, (R) Diana Stretton, (PTOs) Peter Littleford, David Powell, Belinda Searle-Barnes

Thanksgiving: For the opportunities our Centenary Celebrations bring to speak of God's love in the Parish.
Prayers: For our emerging hybrid All Age Sunday worship.
ACP: Argyll & The Isles

25th February, Bedford Bedford, St John and St Leonard Vicki Bryson, Phil Bryson, (R) David Lambert, Sue Williams, (LLW) AJ Wade

Thanksgiving: That we are now coming together as one whole congregation to worship in both of our worshipping centres on alternate weeks.
Prayers: That we can effectively implement what we have learned through LyCiG.
ACP: Arizona

26th February, Bedford Bedford, St Mark Sam Cappleman, Charles Royden, (R) Wendy Waters

Thanksgiving: For the recovering ministry of our church community centre.
Prayers: For pastoral support for the vulnerable members of our congregation.
ACP: Arkansas

27th February, Bedford Bedford, St Martin Paul Norwood, (R) Andrew Hayes

Thanksgiving: For the members of the church and local community.
ACP: Armagh

28th February, Bedford Bedford, St Michael and All Angels Stephen Smith, (R) John Hinson, (LLW) Helen Harbron-Applegarth

Thanksgiving: For the members of the church and local community.
ACP: Iglesia Anglicana de la Region Central de America

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