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

16th June, Dunstable Chalgrave Linda Washington, Nigel Washington, (R) Stephen Farmer

Thanksgiving: For the safe return to our church to gather in worship, and for the Lord's loving protection over His flock during lockdown.
Prayers: For the mission and outreach of the church and for God's provision. For all who have been affected by the Covid pandemic.
ACP: Chester (CofE)

17th June, Dunstable Dunstable Rachel Phillips, Ricky Turner, Tim Davis

Thanksgiving: For the growth and the many positive changes that have emerged from the last year.
Prayers: For our new Curate and her family, joining us this month.
ACP: Chhattisgarh (The (united) Church of North India)

18th June, Dunstable Eaton Bray with Edlesborough Joy Cousans, Stephen Burge (R) Gordon Gray

Thanksgiving: For livestreaming and the new opportunities presented by this.
Prayers: For plans for a stewardship campaign later in the year.
ACP: Chicago (ECUSA)

19th June, Alban Pilgrimage

Festival: Alban Pilgrimage
Thanksgiving: For our Diocese of St Alban’s and the rich variety of worship, faithfulness, servanthood and commitment to Christ expressed in churches, schools, mission projects, chaplaincies, offices, workplaces, towns, villages and homes.
ACP: Chichester (CofE)

20th June, Dunstable Heath and Reach with Egginton Noel McGeeney, (Rs) Tricia Humber, Linda Morris

Thanksgiving: For the Standing Committee who steered us through the pandemic.
Prayers: For all who have died without loved ones in our care homes.
ACP: The Church of North India (United)

21st June, Dunstable Hockliffe Noel McGeeney, (Rs) Tricia Humber, Linda Morris

Thanksgiving: For our two new Church Wardens coming into post.
Prayers: For growth in our home group as we resume after lockdown.
ACP: Chotanagpur (The (united) Church of North India)

22nd June, Dunstable Houghton Regis Diego Galanzino; (PTO) Peter Stannard;

Festival: Alban
Thanksgiving: Online worship and teaching during pandemic.
Prayers: For our parish volunteers and their ministry.
ACP: Christ the King (The Anglican Church of Southern Africa)

23rd June, Dunstable Kensworth Nicola Lenthall; (Rs) Dorothy Blackburn, Penny Fray

Thanksgiving: For the ministry of a new Reader and new Lay Leaders of Worship.
Prayers: For a new Treasurer to replace the current one who wants to retire.
ACP: Christchurch (The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia)

24th June, Dunstable Leighton Buzzard Cate Irvine

Thanksgiving: For the members of the Church and local community.
ACP: Chubu (The Nippon Sei Ko Kai)

25th June, Dunstable Linslade Bernard Minton, (PTO) Wyn Jones, (Rs) Charles Amis, Mike Finney, Russell Stannard, Ian Woodward

Thanksgiving: For the ordination of a new Curate for the Ouzel Team (Kirsty).
Prayers: For those for the whom the long-term consequences of pandemic and lockdown will become more evident as restrictions lift.
ACP: Clogher (CofI)

26th June, Dunstable Sandhills, Church of the Good Shepherd (Conventional District) Steven Marsh, (PTO) Steve Davies

Thanksgiving: For new initiatives that were started as a response to the COVID 19 situation such as an online Coffee and Catch up sessions, Teenage Gaming and Catch up gathering.
Prayers: For our preparation to recruit a Pioneer Missioner for the new Housing Estates that are being developed in our parish.
ACP: The Diocese on the Coast (The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion)

27th June, Dunstable Stanbridge Kaushal David, (R) Kerry Smith

Thanksgiving: For the members of the Church and local community.
ACP: The Church of Pakistan (United)

28th June, Dunstable Studham Nicola Lenthall; (Rs) Dorothy Blackburn, Penny Fray

Thanksgiving: For the ministry of a new Reader and new Lay Leaders of Worship.
Prayers: For the continuation and development of eco-church initiatives.
ACP: Cochin (The (united) Church of South India)

29th June, Dunstable Tilsworth Kaushal David, (R) Kerry Smith

Thanksgiving: For the members of the Church and local community.
ACP: Coimbatore (The (united) Church of South India)

30th June, Dunstable Toddington Linda Washington, Nigel Washington, (R) Stephen Farmer

Thanksgiving: For the Lord's provision and answer to prayer, for diocesan support in difficult times, and for people's goodness and generosity which enabled us to cover our Parish Share last year and to be missional.
Prayers: That the Lord guide us and fit us for purpose, to be a living pertinent and active church in these challenging times.
ACP: Colombia (ECUSA)

1st July, Workplace Ministry Chaplains Liz Hughes, Mark Chester, Sarah Hayes

Thanksgiving: For the practical and spiritual support we have been able to give to those we work with through the period of the pandemic.
Prayers: For the London Luton Airport Chaplains as they develop the work of the new prayer room to reach out to staff and visitors.
ACP: Colombo (Extra Provincial to the Archbishop of Canterbury)

2nd July, Dunstable Totternhoe Kaushal David, (R) Kerry Smith

Thanksgiving: For the members of the Church and local community.
ACP: Colorado (ECUSA)

3rd July, Dunstable Whipsnade Nicola Lenthall; (Rs) Dorothy Blackburn, Penny Fray

Festival: Thomas the Apostle
Thanksgiving: For the ministry of a new reader and new lay leaders of worship.
Prayers: For the development of new mission initiatives in the village.
ACP: Connecticut (ECUSA)

4th July, Hemel Hempstead Apsley End Richard Howlett

Thanksgiving: for our community food table and all who have worked so hard to support the life, fabric and worship of the church during the pandemic
ACP: The Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea

5th July, Hemel Hempstead Bennetts End Richard Howlett, (R) Bob Day

Thanksgiving: For our new Community Food Table, which opened  a few weeks ago.
Prayers: For Revd Carole Camp who is unwell. Also for successful repairs for the church roof and ceiling, and money to do this.
ACP: Connor (CofI)

6th July, Hemel Hempstead Boxmoor Michael Macey, (R) Carole Lewis

Thanksgiving: For all who have worked so hard during lockdown to keep the Church together and worshipping
Prayers: For the energy and vision to rebuild socially, prayerfully, and financially post-Covid.
ACP: Cork, Cloyne & Ross (CofI)

7th July, Hemel Hempstead Hemel Hempstead, Grovehill and Woodhall Farm (LEP) Austin Janes, (R) Jenny Baker

Thanksgiving: For the wonderful blessing of developing congregations with on-line services and communication during the Pandemic.
Prayers: For a new Bible and Faith Chat Group for Men (launching May 4th) and a new Digging Deeper Youth Group on 3rd Sunday of the Month.
ACP: Costa Rica (Iglesia Anglicana de la Region Central de America)

8th July, Hemel Hempstead Hemel Hempstead, St Barnabas, Adeyfield Richard Graham, (PTO) Fancis Grahma-Brown, (LLM) David Capon

Thanksgiving: For a young lady commiting herself to Jesus.
Prayers: That we get the on-line services right !
ACP: Coventry (CofE)

9th July, Hemel Hempstead Hemel Hempstead, St Mary and St Paul John Williams

Thanksgiving: For the members of the Church and local community.
ACP: Cuba (ECUSA)

10th July, Hemel Hempstead Hemel Hempstead, Warners End and Gadebridge Pete Stevenson

Thanksgiving: That apart from those who have moved away or died during the last year, the congregation pre-covid have all returned!
Prayers: For resuming mid-week groups that were put on pause during the last year.
ACP: Cueibet (The Province of ECUSA of South Sudan)

11th July, Hemel Hempstead Kings Langley James McDonald

Thanksgiving: For the re-establishment of our Sunday school.
Prayers: For the continued growth of our church family.
ACP: ECUSA in the Philippines

12th July, Hemel Hempstead Leverstock Green Lizzie Hood, Jos Perris, (Rs) Tim Bourne, Jane Smart

Thanksgiving: For the technical skills and resources to stream worship and keep in touch.
Prayers: For God's guidance as we discern safe re-opening of activities and our new MAP.
ACP: Cuernavaca (La Iglesia Anglicana de Mexico)

13th July, Hertford and Ware Aston (Conventional District) Jenny Gray, Angela Lynas, (R) Ann Edwards

Thanksgiving: The development of You Tube and Zoom services, weekly newsletter and thought for the day.
Prayers: For the vision to find the way forward for our rural parish.
ACP: Cuttack (The (united) Church of North India)

14th July, Hertford and Ware Bayford Theresa Musiwacho LLW- Beresford Thompson, Anne Mitcheson, Colin Rees & Heather Ross

Thanksgiving: That we were able to hold group services, working together with other churches in the benefice throughout lockdown.
Prayers: For more adult and young people to join in our Church Services.
ACP: Cyangugu (Eglise Anglicane du Rwanda)

15th July, Hertford and Ware Bengeo Holy Trinity and St Leonard with Christ Church Robert Thompson

Thanksgiving: For the members of the Church and local community.
ACP: Cyprus and the Gulf (ECUSA in Jerusalem & The Middle East)

16th July, Hertford and Ware Bramfield Jenny Gray, (PTO) Angela Lynas, (R) Ann Edwards

Thanksgiving: For the development of You Tube and Zoom services, weekly newsletter and thought for the day.
Prayers: For the vision to find our way forward as a rural parish.
ACP: Daejeon (The Anglican Church of Korea)

17th July, Hertford and Ware Essendon Theresa Musiwacho, LLW- Beresford Thompson, Anne Mitcheson, Colin Rees & Heather Ross

Thanksgiving: That we were able to hold group services including children's work collaborating with others in the benefice.
Prayers: For more people to come to Church.
ACP: North Dakota (ECUSA)

18th July, Hertford and Ware Great Amwell with St Margaret’s Sarah Forrest, (Rs) Lynne Griffiths, Rachel Melrose

Thanksgiving: For the unity and love growing in our Benefice throughout lockdown and beyond.
Prayers: For God's mission to those on the edges of church through Outdoor Church.
ACP: Eglise Anglicane du Rwanda

19th July, Hertford and Ware Hertford All Saints Jo Loveridge, (R) Janet Bird

Thanksgiving: For the online services which have drawn people together.
Prayers: To grow spiritually and younger numerically.
ACP: South Dakota (ECUSA)

20th July, Hertford and Ware Hertford, St Andrew with St Nicholas Alan Stewart

Thanksgiving: For the flourishing of our online ministry and the continuation of Zoom services alongside in-church services.
Prayers: For the working party thinking about how we serve our young families in these times, and the future of all-age services/Woodland Worship.
ACP: Dallas (ECUSA)

21st July, Hertford and Ware Hertingfordbury Alan Stewart

Thanksgiving: For the creation of a new study group.
Prayers: For the future of provision for young families.
ACP: Damaturu (The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion)

22nd July, Hertford and Ware High Cross, St John the Evangelist Amanda Duncan (Rs) Elizabeth Finn, Arabelle Jones, Sara McCrea

Thanksgiving: For the members of the Church and local community.
ACP: Dar-es-Salaam (The Anglican Church of Tanzania)

23rd July, Hertford and Ware Hunsdon Mark Dunstan (R) David Scott

Thanksgiving: For the members of the Church and local community.
ACP: Davao (ECUSA in the Philippines)

24th July, Hertford and Ware Little Amwell, Holy Trinity Sally Dryden, (R) Glyn Barker

Thanksgiving: For all the relationships that have begun and grown in the last 12 months.
Prayers: For the continued growth of relationships with members of the local community and recommencement of community activities in the next 3-6 months, Covid19 permitting.
ACP: Saint David’s (The Church in Wales)

25th July, Hertford and Ware Little Berkhamsted Theresa Musiwacho, LLW-Beresford Thompson, Anne Mitcheson, Colin Rees and Heather Ross

Thanksgiving: For group Services including community work throughout lockdown.
Prayers: For young mums and young people.
ACP: The Scottish Episcopal Church

26th July, Hertford and Ware Ponsbourne, St Mary Theresa Musiwacho, LLW - Beresford Thompson, Anne Mitcheson, Colin Rees and Heather Ross

Thanksgiving: For joining in group services in collaboration with others throughout lockdown and active children participation.
Prayers: For plans for a new style of Stewardship Campaign.
ACP: Delaware (ECUSA)

27th July, Hertford and Ware Stanstead Abbots Sarah Forrest, (Rs) Lynne Griffiths, Rachel Melrose, (ALM) Elizabeth Goldsmith

Thanksgiving: For the unity and love that has grown in our Benefice through lockdown and beyond.
Prayers: For God's mission to those on the edges of church through Outdoor church.
ACP: Delhi (The (united) Church of North India)

28th July, Hertford and Ware Stapleford Jenny Gray, (PTO) Angela Lynas, ( R) Ann Edwards

Thanksgiving: For the development of You Tube and Zoom services, weekly newsletter and thought for the day.
Prayers: For a vision for the way forward for our rural parish.
ACP: Derby (CofE)

29th July, Hertford and Ware Thundridge Amanda Duncan, (R) Marion Andrews

Thanksgiving: For the members of the Church and local community.
ACP: Derry & Raphoe (CofI)

30th July, Hertford and Ware Ware Ysmena Pentelow; (PTO) Ann Voss; (LLW) Katy Little

Thanksgiving: For scientists and the scientific developments that have enabled us to return to in-church, in-person worship.
Prayers: For the families and individuals for whom baptisms were delayed, now looking forward to those services taking place.
ACP: Dhaka (The (united) Church of Bangladesh)

31st July, Hertford and Ware Ware, Christ Church John Hookway, (Rs) Brad Holland, Richard Jarvest, Rachel Quinlan

Thanksgiving: For the members of the Church and local community.
ACP: San Diego (ECUSA)

1st August, Prison Chaplains Rev'd Anne Barker

Thanksgiving: For the number of Residents who have committed their lives to Jesus.
Prayers: For the smooth and efficient movement of Residents to the chapel for Bible Study and Worship.
ACP: Church of the Province of South East Asia

2nd August, Mental Health Chaplains

Thanksgiving: For the members of the Church and local community.
ACP: Dogura (The Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea)

3rd August, Hertford and Ware Wareside, Holy Trinity Mark Dunstan (R) David Scott

Thanksgiving: For the members of the Church and local community.
ACP: Doko (The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion)

4th August, Hertford and Ware Waterford, St Michael and All Angels Jenny Gray, (PTO) Angela Lynas, (R) Ann Edwards

Thanksgiving: For the development of You Tube and Zoom services, weekly newsletter and thought for the day.
Prayers: For a vision for the way forward for our rural parish.
ACP: Dominican Republic (ECUSA)

5th August, Hertford and Ware Watton-at-Stone Jenny Gray, (PTO) Angela Lynas, (R) Ann Edwards

Thanksgiving: For the development of You Tube and Zoom services, weekly newsletter and thought for the day.
Prayers: For a vision for the way forward for our rural parish.
ACP: Dornakal (The (united) Church of South India)

6th August, Hertford and Ware Widford Mark Dunstan (R) David Scott

Festival: The Transfiguration
Thanksgiving: For the members of the Church and local community.
ACP: Down & Dromore (CofI)

7th August, Hitchin Great Wymondley Ginni Dear

Thanksgiving: For the members of the Church and local community.
ACP: Dublin & Glendalough (CofI)

8th August, Hitchin Hitchin Christopher Bunce

Thanksgiving: For the members of the Church and local community.
ACP: The Church of South India (United)

9th August, Hitchin Holwell Mary Fane de Salis, (PTO) Margaret Holford, (Rs) Gena Edwards, Margaret Johnson

Thanksgiving: For the growth in the relationship of the Benefice as a whole.
Prayers: For the embracing of the changes that lockdown has created and going forward together.
ACP: Duk (The Province of ECUSA of South Sudan)

10th August, Hitchin Ickleford Mary Fane de Salis, (PTO) Margaret Holford, (Rs) Gena Edwards, Margaret Johnson

Thanksgiving: For the growth in the relationship of the Benefice as a whole.
Prayers: For the embracing of the changes that lockdown has created and going forward together.
ACP: Dunedin (The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia)

11th August, Hitchin Kings Walden Terrance Bell, (R) Sara Smith

Thanksgiving: For the people of our parish.
Prayers: For planning our mission as we come out of lockdown.
ACP: Dunkwa-on-Offin (Province of West Africa)

12th August, Hitchin Letchworth Robert Kozak, (R) Jackie Halter

Thanksgiving: For the members of the Church and local community.
ACP: Durgapur (The (united) Church of North India)

13th August, Hitchin Letchworth, St Paul Jeni McQuaid, Rachel Snow, (R) Martin Hannon,

Thanksgiving: For the growth we have experienced this year.
Prayers: That God would provide the resources necessary to sustain that growth.
ACP: Durham (CofE)

14th August, Hitchin Lilley Terrance Bell, (R) Sara Smith, (LLW) Geoffrey Mercer, Lorraine Burt

Thanksgiving: For the stamina and perseverance of our people.
Prayers: For planning our mission as we come out of lockdown.
ACP: Dutse (The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion)

15th August, Hitchin Little Wymondley Ginni Dear, (R) Howell Davies

Thanksgiving: For the members of the Church and local community.
ACP: The Anglican Church of Southern Africa

16th August, Hitchin Norton Trevor Sharp, Claire Harald, (Rs) Helen Giles, Karen Williams

Thanksgiving: For the strength and unity of our congregation over the last 18 months.
Prayers: For volunteers to support our Wednesday morning community coffee and Friday community lunches.
ACP: Easton (ECUSA)

17th August, Hitchin Offley Terrance Bell, (R) Sara Smith, (LLW) Richard Alvarez, Sue Pearce

Thanksgiving: For the wonderful people of our Church community.
Prayers: For planning our mission as we come out of lockdown.
ACP: Eau Claire (ECUSA)

18th August, Hitchin Pirton Mary Fane de Salis, (PTO) Margaret Holford, (Rs) Gena Edwards, Margaret Johnson

Thanksgiving: For the growth in the relationship of the Benefice as a whole.
Prayers: For the embracing of the changes that lockdown has created and going forward together.
ACP: Central Ecuador (ECUSA)

19th August, Hitchin Radwell Bill Britt, Graham Clark, (R) Andrea Charsley

Thanksgiving: For the members of the Church and local community.
ACP: Edinburgh (The Scottish Episcopal Church)

20th August, Hitchin St Ippolyts Ginni Dear

Thanksgiving: For the members of the Church and local community.
ACP: Edmonton (The Anglican Church of Canada)

21st August, Hitchin St Paul’s Walden Stephen Fielding, (Rs) Alec Dickinson, Dawn Jenkins

Thanksgiving: For the recently completed extension providing WC and kitchenette.
Prayers: For growth in outreach to our communities.
ACP: Saint Edmundsbury & Ipswich (CofE)

22nd August, Hitchin Stotfold Bill Britt, Graham Clark, (R) Andrea Charsley

Thanksgiving: For the members of the Church and local community.
ACP: The Anglican Church of South America

23rd August, Hitchin Wilbury Jessica McLaren, (PTO) Wendy Heaney, (R) Peter Willcox

Thanksgiving: For church growth, numerically and personally.
Prayers: For our new vision and mission action plan.
ACP: Egba (The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion)

24th August, Hitchin Willian Amanda Ferris

Thanksgiving: For the members of the Church and local community.
ACP: Egba West (The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion)

25th August, Luton Biscot, Holy Trinity Thomas Singh

Thanksgiving: For the members of the Church and local community.
ACP: Egbu (The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion)

26th August, Luton Bushmead Tim Madeley

Thanksgiving: For the use of technology over the last year to stay connected with each other and the community.
Prayers: For outreach event plans as we seek to further develop our links with the community.
ACP: Egypt (The Episcopal / Anglican Province of Alexandria)

27th August, Luton Caddington Rob O'Neill, Simon Curtis

Thanksgiving: For the eagerness people have demonstrated in returning to in-person gatherings on a Sunday.
Prayers: That we can develop a core team to take the church forward in the future as a truly welcoming community.
ACP: Eha - Amufu (The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion)

28th August, Luton Farley Hill, St John the Baptist Rob O'Neill, Simon Curtis

Thanksgiving: For the children's and youth work, that they are growing since opening the church buildings.
Prayers: That we build on our activities and new contacts during lockdown and find creative ways to grow the church.
ACP: Ekiti (The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion)

29th August, Luton Leagrave, St Luke Grace Sentamu Baverstock; (R) Linda Oliver, Gena Turland, Annietta Stapelton; (Lead Youth Enabler) Reuben Alexander

Thanksgiving: That we received funding to run an art based wellness programme entitled 'Chaos to calm' .
Prayers: For the launch of a midweek youth drop-in at the church. Prayers for the team hosting the event and for young people to come and good converstations to take place.
ACP: Province of ECUSA of South Sudan

30th August, Luton Luton Mike Jones, Catherine Moss

Thanksgiving: For the members of the Church and local community.
ACP: Ekiti Kwara (The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion)

31st August, Luton Luton, All Saints with St Peter David Kesterton, (PTO) Jo Burke, Lesley Jones

Thanksgiving: For our diverse and resilient congregation who have stayed faithful and strong through a difficult year.
Prayers: For all the asylum seeking friends who we have welcomed, that they shall always find welcome and God's love.
ACP: Ekiti Oke (The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion)

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