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

1st February, Archdeacon of Bedford Dave Middlebrook

Thanksgiving: For the dedication and hard work of lay and ordained colleagues in churches, chaplaincies and schools across Bedfordshire.
Prayers: For wisdom and creativity as we seek flourishing mission and ministry in our churches against the challenge of financial constraints.
ACP: Pelotas (Brazil)

2nd February, Archdeacon of Hertford Janet MacKenzie

Festival: The Presentation of Christ
Thanksgiving: For all clergy and readers in the Archdeaconry.
Prayers: For continued development.
ACP: Pennsylvania (USA)

3rd February, Archdeacon of St Albans In Vacancy

Thanksgiving: For the all that has been achieved in the past two and a half years.
Prayers: For the appointment of a new Archdeacon.
ACP: Central Pennsylvania (USA)

4th February, Ampthill and Shefford Southill Caren Topley (Rs) Robin Welsford, Ruth Gray, Peter Topley, (PTOs) Paul Lanham, Don Dowling

Thanksgiving: For strong links with our local school.
Prayers: For those recovering from illness in hospital.
ACP: Northwestern Pennsylvania (USA)

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

Thanksgiving: For engagement with the wider community.
Prayers: For toilet facilities.
ACP: The Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea

6th February, Ampthill and Shefford Stondon In Vacancy

Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community they serve.
ACP: Diocese of the People (Canada (Indigenous))

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

Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community they serve.
ACP: Perth (Australia)

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

Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community they serve.
ACP: Peru

9th February, Ampthill and Shefford Woburn In Vacancy (R) Malcolm Curtis

Thanksgiving: For the new Incumbent - Rev Dr Rachel Snow
Prayers: For God's blessing on new incumbent.
ACP: Peshawar (Pakistan)

10th February, Ampthill and Shefford Woburn Sands Diana Young; (PTOs) Nick Parkinson, Margaret Yates, (R) Ruby Powell

Thanksgiving: That we have at last been able to re-start our toddler group which closed due to Covid.
Prayers: That our outreach to children and families will bear fruit.
ACP: Peterborough (C of E)

11th February, Barnet Chipping Barnet Sam Rossiter-Peters

Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community they serve.
ACP: Central Philippines

12th February, Barnet East Barnet (LEP) Alec Corio, (Assoc) Shaun Sanders

Thanksgiving: For the completion of our community hall building project.
Prayers: For the development of pioneer ministry on the North London Business Park.
ACP: The Episcopal Church in the Philippines

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

Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community they serve.
ACP: North Central Philippines

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

Thanksgiving: For a sense of unity.
Prayers: For improved finances.
ACP: Northern Philippines

15th February, Barnet Lyonsdown, Holy Trinity Laura Hewitt, Jenny Robinson-Beswick

Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community they serve.
ACP: Southern Philippines

16th February, Barnet New Barnet, St James Laura Hewitt, Jenny Robinson-Beswick

Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community they serve.
ACP: Phulbani (CNI)

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

Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community they serve.
ACP: Pittsburgh (USA)

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

Thanksgiving: For the work with our neighbouring parishes of South Mymms, St Giles and Ridge, St Margaret’s.
Prayers: For the work we are doing after LYCIG and running the Start! Course.
ACP: Polynesia

19th February, Barnet Ridge Atalie Gaines, Ayoob Adwar

Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community they serve.
ACP: Anglican Church of Rwanda

20th February, Barnet South Mymms Atalie Gaines, Ayoob Adwar

Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community they serve.
ACP: Popondota (Papua New Guinea)

21st February, Barnet Totteridge In Vacancy, (R) Margaret Peart

Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community they serve.
ACP: Portsmouth (C of E)

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

Thanksgiving: For the diverse exchanges and fellowship of our congregation who have demonstrated their passionate spirituality, engaging with God through prayer.
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. We pray to come together in holistic groups, build up our Christian life together, so as to be able to serve and give to God, to each other, and to the world.
ACP: Pretoria (South Africa)

23rd February, Bedford Bedford, Christ Church David Thomas

Thanksgiving: For a blessed first six months in post for the new vicar.
Prayers: For wisdom as the church seeks to renew its vision.
ACP: Puerto Rico (TEC)

24th February, Bedford Bedford, St Andrew Lucy Davis, (PTO) Peter Littleford, David Powell, Belinda Searle Barnes

Thanksgiving: For the Warm Room, open daily in our Church Centre this winter, and for those who have been guests and hosts.
Prayers: For our new curate, who will minister among us from July, as he prepares for ordination at Petertide.
ACP: Pune (CNI)

25th February, Bedford Bedford, St John and St Leonard In Vacancy (R) David Lambert

Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community they serve.
ACP: Pyay (Myanmar)

26th February, Bedford Bedford, St Mark Charlie Roydon, Sam Cappleman (R) Wendy Waters

Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community they serve.
ACP: The Scottish Episcopal Church

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

Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community they serve.
ACP: Qu'Appelle (Canada)

28th February, Bedford Bedford, St Michael and All Angels Paul Messam, Stephen Marsh, (R) John Hinson

Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community they serve.
ACP: Quebec (Canada)

1st March, Diocesan Secretary and Diocesan Office David White

Thanksgiving: For all who work at Holywell Lodge.
Prayers: That we continue to improve the support given to parishes.
ACP: North Queensland

2nd March, Diocesan Board of Finance Colin Bird

Festival: Ash Wednesday
Thanksgiving: For all who serve as committee volunteers.
ACP: Raiwind (Pakistan)

3rd March, Bedford Bedford, St Paul Kevin Goss, Luke Larner, (PTO) Sr Hazel Smith, Michael Bradley, Roger Stokes, (R) Cliff Harris

Thanksgiving: For recovery following the Covid pandemic.
Prayers: For growth in numbers, spiritually and financial stability.
ACP: Rajasthan (CNI)

4th March, Bedford Bedford, St Peter de Merton with St Cuthbert Kelvin Woolmer, Rachel Simons, (Rs) Paul Fricker, Janis Large

Thanksgiving: For the congregation which has entered fully into reaching new people and understanding how to share their faith with others outside church.
Prayers: That we might be able to pay our gas bill and parish share.
ACP: Rayalaseema (CSI)

5th March, Bedford Biddenham Eric Lomax, (R) Sue Richards

Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community they serve.
ACP: Church of the Province of South East Asia

6th March, Bedford Cardington Paul Messam, Stephen Marsh, (R) John Hinson

Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community they serve.
ACP: Recife (Brazil)

7th March, Bedford Cranfield Isaac Pain

Thanksgiving: For growth in the regular congregation.
Prayers: For our continued growth in godliness, fruit of the Spirit, prayerfulness, and faith in the Scriptures.
ACP: Rejaf (South Sudan)

8th March, Bedford Elstow Paul Messam, Stephen Marsh, (R) John Hinson

Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community they serve.
ACP: Remo (Nigeria)

9th March, Bedford Goldington Simon Dommett, Marcus Ottaviani, (PTO) Jennie Cappleman, (Rs) Cathy Sanderson, Michael Furlong, Susan Lane, (LLW) Sue Lennon

Thanksgiving: For the growth of Messy Church and Diddy Disciples.
Prayers: For our 'warm spaces' initiative and our vision for a children/family worker
ACP: Renk (South Sudan)

10th March, Bedford Houghton Conquest Paul Messam, Stephen Marsh, (R) John Hinson

Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community they serve.
ACP: Rhode Island (USA)

11th March, Bedford Hulcote with Salford Isaac Pain

Thanksgiving: Progress with our screen to mitigate some of the bat problems.
Prayers: For our growth in godliness, fruit of the Spirit, evangelism, and faith in the Scriptures.
ACP: Rift Valley (Tanzania)

12th March, Bedford Kempston Eric Lomax

Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community they serve.
ACP: The Church of South India (CSI)

13th March, Bedford Kempston, The Church of the Transfiguration Andrea Maffei, (R) James Beauchamp

Thanksgiving: For diversity, inclusion and café outreach.
Prayers: For wisdom and discernment for future.
ACP: Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

14th March, Bedford Marston Moreteyne with Lidlington Andrew Goodman

Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community they serve.
ACP: Rio Grande (USA)

15th March, Bedford Renhold Ian Smith

Thanksgiving: For community engagement and support.
Prayers: That we might grow our church younger and engage with young people.
ACP: Riverina (Australia)

16th March, Bedford Wilshamstead Paul Messam, Stephen Marsh, (R) John Hinson

Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community they serve.
ACP: Rochester (C of E))

17th March, Bedford Wootton Peter Ackroyd; (R) Jim Hignett

Thanksgiving: For new congregation members (2022).
Prayers: For new & additional pastoral leaders, PCC members & churchwardens.
ACP: Rochester NY (USA)

18th March, Berkhamsted Bourne End Rebecca Fardell, (PTOs) Richard Clarkson, John Kirkby, (Rs) Pam Davis, Andrew Wilcock

Thanksgiving: For outreach events.
Prayers: For contact with residents of new housing.
ACP: Rockhampton (Australia)

19th March, Berkhamsted Great Berkhamsted John Russell, (Rs) Heather Tisbury, Anthony Archer

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

20th March, Berkhamsted Great Gaddesden John Russell, (Rs) Heather Tisbury, Anthony Archer

Thanksgiving: For the completion of the re-ordering of the church, enabling new opportunities to reach out in new ways to the community.
Prayers: For our new Worship Lay Leaders.
ACP: Rokon (South Sudan)

21st March, Berkhamsted Little Gaddesden John Russell, (Rs) Heather Tisbury, Anthony Archer

Thanksgiving: For the success of Pitstop Café - reaching out to parents and children in the once a week, after school club.
Prayers: For continuing growth in our outreach to young families.
ACP: Rorya (Tanzania)

22nd March, Berkhamsted Nettleden John Russell, (Rs) Heather Tisbury, Anthony Archer

Thanksgiving: For the success of the Nettleden Festival and this who work tirelessly for it, raising the profile of the church in this small community.
Prayers: That the light of Christ will continue to be seen to shed light in our parish.
ACP: Ruaha (Tanzania)

23rd March, Berkhamsted Northchurch Jonathan Gordon, Michael Eggleton, Miranda Seldon, (Rs) David White, Peggy Sear

Thanksgiving: For new volunteers for the PCC and outreach with Ukrainian guests.
Prayers: For guidance as we respond to the challenge of Zero Carbon Neutral.
ACP: Ziwa (Lake) Rukwa (Tanzania)

24th March, Berkhamsted Potten End, Holy Trinity Joe Roberts

Thanksgiving: For our growing youth group - Rooted and its connections with our other forms of worship.
Prayers: For the final push towards becoming a silver Eco Church.
ACP: Rumbek (South Sudan)

25th March, Berkhamsted Sunnyside, St Michael and All Angels Rebecca Fardell, (PTOs) Richard Clarkson, John Kirkby, (Rs) Pam Davis, Andrew Wilcock

Thanksgiving: For Messy Babies.
Prayers: For our Evangelism Course.
ACP: Rumonge (Burundi)

26th March, Berkhamsted Tring Team Parish Huw Bellis, Jane Banister, Michelle Grace, Ian Ogilvie (PTOs) David Holloway, Paul Boddam Whetham, (Rs) Jon Reynolds, Grahame Senior (LLM) Mike Watkins

Thanksgiving: For the Tring School chaplaincy.
Prayers: For the future of our village churches.
ACP: The Anglican Church of South America

27th March, Berkhamsted Wigginton Jonathan Gordon, Michael Eggleton, Miranda Seldon (Rs) David White, Peggy Sear

Festival: Mothering Sunday
Thanksgiving: For Messy Church and close links with the school.
Prayers: For financial stability going forward.
ACP: Rupert's Land (Canada)

28th March, Biggleswade Biggleswade Liz Oglesby-Elong, (Rs) Rosemary Bentley, Colin Dixon

Festival: Palm Sunday
Thanksgiving: For Warm Spaces in Biggleswade .
Prayers: For the Church Heating Project.
ACP: Rutana (Burundi)

29th March, Biggleswade Blunham Graham Buckle (Rs)Emma Dawn-Farr, Brenda Jennings, Maureen Munro

Thanksgiving: For signs of growth.
Prayers: For continuing outreach through the school children and parents.
ACP: Ruvuma (Tanzania)

30th March, Biggleswade Caldecote, All Saints Frank Coleman (R) Bernie Parsons

Thanksgiving: For growth in congregational numbers.
Prayers: For relief from the difficult financial situation.
ACP: Ruwenzori (Uganda)

31st March, Fresh Expressions Dan Drew

Thanksgiving: For the success of the RNP Project.
ACP: East Ruwenzori (Uganda)

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