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

27th May, Buntingford Royston Heidi Huntley, John Fidler, (R) Reg Bailey

Thanksgiving: The resilience and hope of the congregation during such challenging times.
Prayers: That we will return to our church this summer after the fire in December 2018.
ACP: Western Louisiana

28th May, Buntingford Rushden In Vacancy, (LLW) David Ginn

Prayers: The members of the church and local community they serve.
ACP: Luapula

29th May, Buntingford Sandon In Vacancy, (LLW) David Ginn

Prayers: The members of the church and local community they serve.
ACP: The Church of South India (United)

30th May, Buntingford Therfield Vacant, (R) Richard Genochio, (LLW) Rosemary Campbell

Prayers: The members of the church and local community they serve.
ACP: Lucknow

31st May, Buntingford Throcking Mark Bailey

Festival: The Visitation
Thanksgiving: Our new churchyard gates commemorating the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.
Prayers: Formation of a new Joint PCC with Cottered.
ACP: Lui

1st June, Diocesan Advisory Committee Dr Christopher Green (Chair); Emma Critchley (Secretary)

Thanksgiving: For the time, energy and commitment given by DAC members and consultants.
Prayers: For wisdom and encouragement in assisting parishes as they seek to reach out in mission and transform local communities through their buildings, making each church a place where people may come to know Jesus Christ.
ACP: Lusaka (Zambia)

2nd June, Chaplains within Medical Establishments Tom Baron

ACP: Lusitanian Church (Portugal)

3rd June, Buntingford Walkern (LEP) Mark Bailey (R) Laurie Hawkins

Thanksgiving: For the energy and enthusiasm our new priest has brought to the parish.
Prayers: For greater involvement of parishioners in our worship, especially the Platinum Jubilee celebrations.
ACP: Luweero (Uganda)

4th June, Buntingford Wallington In vacancy, (LLW) David Ginn

Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community.
ACP: Northern Luzon (Philippines)

5th June, Buntingford Westmill In vacancy, (R) Sandra Jones, (LLW) Gill Stemp

Festival: Pentecost
Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community.
ACP: SOUTHERN AFRICA

6th June, Buntingford Weston In vacancy, (LLWs) David Ginn, Jennie Bowell

Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community.
ACP: Lweru (Tanzania)

7th June, Cheshunt Broxbourne with Wormley Charles Hudson, Ash David

Thanksgiving: For the number of people approaching us for infant and adult baptisms.
Prayers: For the progress with our plans to rebuild our work among children and young people.
ACP: Macau (Hong Kong)

8th June, Cheshunt Cheshunt Eugene Hanshaw Mark Escott

Thanksgiving: For the success of the new men’s group.
Prayers: That our new youth group would serve the needs of our young people.
ACP: Machakos (Kenya)

9th June, Cheshunt Goff’s Oak, St James Tom Lilley, (LLW) Elaine Batten

Thanksgiving: For the recently restarted toddler group and the opportunity it's given to connect with local families.
Prayers: That this year our church will grow in number and grow in our relationship with God.
ACP: Madhya Kerala (South India)

10th June, Cheshunt Hoddesdon Rachel Pennant

Thanksgiving: For the growing links with local families, especially through Wild Church.
Prayers: For the team responsible for planning our inter-generational worship.
ACP: Madi-West Nile (Uganda)

11th June, Cheshunt Northaw and Cuffley Christopher Kilgour, (LLWs) Chris Ruge-Cope, Daniel Ruge-Cope, Brenda West

Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community.
ACP: Madras (South India)

12th June, Cheshunt Rye Park, St Cuthbert Nick Sharp, (R) John Griffiths

Festival: Trinity Sunday
Thanksgiving: For enthusiasm and growth amongst young families in Messy Church.
Prayers: That we may face our challenges over repairing our building, addressing Sunday worship and growing in maturity and numbers.
ACP: SOUTH AMERICA

13th June, Cheshunt Turnford Helen Bryan

Thanksgiving: For the excellent response to our service feedback cards.
Prayers: For our journey, as we Lead our Church into Growth.
ACP: Madurai-Ramnad (South India)

14th June, Cheshunt Waltham Cross, Christ Church Teresa Wynne, Vanessa Jefferson

Thanksgiving: For the growing success and sustainability of our porch pantry.
Prayers: For our church communities as we prepare to disband our LEP
ACP: Magwi (South Sudan)

15th June, Dunstable Billington Steve Marsh, Don Brewin, (PTO) Steve Davies (R) Roger Collor

Thanksgiving: For the Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebration events.
Prayers: To make the most of our missional contact with the village.
ACP: Mahajanga (Indian Ocean)

16th June, Dunstable Chalgrave Linda Washington, Nigel Washington

Festival: Corpus Christi
Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community.
ACP: Maiduguri (Nigeria)

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

Thanksgiving: For the joyful resumption of worship in our three churches.
Prayers: For our curate, Jenna, soon to be ordained priest in our parish church.
ACP: Maine (USA)

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

Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community.
ACP: Maiwut (South Sudan)

19th June, Dunstable Heath and Reach with Egginton Noel McGeeney Tricia Humber Linda Morris

Thanksgiving: For daily Zoom morning and evening prayer.
Prayers: That we may reach the goals set out in our M A P.
ACP: SOUTH SUDAN

20th June, Dunstable Hockliffe Noel McGeeney Geoff Marchant

Thanksgiving: For the commitment of the family service band.
Prayers: That we may reach the goals set out in our new mission action plan.
ACP: Makamba (Burundi)

21st June, Dunstable Houghton Regis Diego Galanzino

Thanksgiving: Work of Parish Volunteers during the pandemic.
Prayers: For town residents moving into the new housing.
ACP: Makueni (Kenya)

22nd June, The Martydom of St Alban

Festival: Alban
Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community.
ACP: Makurdi (Nigeria)

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

Thanksgiving: For our ongoing return to ministry with children and young people.
Prayers: For our readers and new LLW team.
ACP: Malabar (South India)

24th June, Dunstable Leighton Buzzard Cate Irvine

Festival: John the Baptist
Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community.
ACP: Malaiga (Melanesia)

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

Festival: Alban Pilgrimage
Thanksgiving: For our Patronal Festival celebrations over the last two weekends.
Prayers: For those from the Team who were confirmed on the 12th and those to be ordained next weekend.
ACP: Malakal (South Sudan)

26th June, Dunstable Sandhills, Church of the Good Shepherd (Conventional District) Steve Marsh, (PTO) Steve Davies (Rs) Frank Reedy, Katharine Reedy

Thanksgiving: For the great contacts we are making through our pop-up café at the sports ground.
Prayers: For the appointment of the Pioneer Missioner for the New Housing Estates within the Ouzel Valley Team Ministry.
ACP: SUDAN

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

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

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

Thanksgiving: For children's work and our new Friday club.
Prayers: For our readers and new LLW team.
ACP: Northern Malawi

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

Festival: Peter & Paul
Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community.
ACP: Southern Malawi

30th June, Dunstable Toddington Linda Washington, Nigel Washington

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

1st July, Workplace Ministry Chaplains Liz Hughes

Thanksgiving: That the church has a foothold in the work of the airport through the chaplaincy and are recognised by the airport team as key support to help the refugees coming from Ukraine.
Prayers: For Liz Hughes and the Volunteer Chaplains at London Luton Airport. The last few months have been challenging with the influx of people from Ukraine, many who have been traumatised by their experience back home.. Pray for strength and wisdom for the team as they help support these people and find the right resources and help they need to resume their lives here.
ACP: Malek (South Sudan)

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

Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community.
ACP: Malek Rup (South Sudan)

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

Festival: Thomas the Apostle
Thanksgiving: For new PCC members.
Prayers: For our readers and new LLW team.
ACP: TANZANIA

4th July, Hemel Hempstead Apsley End In Vacancy

Thanksgiving: For the appointment of our new priest, Alice Jollie.
Prayers: Encouraging people to return to church.
ACP: Malindi (Kenya)

5th July, Hemel Hempstead Bennetts End In Vacancy, (R) Robert Day

Thanksgiving: For Alice, to be licensed as our new team vicar in September.
Prayers: For all keeping our church alive during the vacancy..
ACP: Manawa o Te Wheke (New Zealand)'

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

Thanksgiving: For the way we are recovering from the pandemic and pushing forward with our MAP goals.
Prayers: That we have the energy and vision to think big, be bold and take risks.
ACP: Manchester

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

Thanksgiving: For new volunteers and ministries in stewarding and worship leading.
Prayers: For continuity and growth during the vicar's extended study leave and for new volunteers to be grown.
ACP: Mandalay (Myanmsr)

8th July, Hemel Hempstead Hemel Hempstead, St Barnabas, Adeyfield Richard Graham

Thanksgiving: For our Toddler Group, which is growing.
Prayers: Strength during the vacancy.
ACP: Manicaland (Zimbabwe)

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

Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community.
ACP: Maper (Slouth Sudan)

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

Thanksgiving: For the joy of Easter Messy Church, and Easter Sunday with lots of children & chocolate.
Prayers: That church bookings (especially children's parties) would increase.
ACP: UGANDA

11th July, Hemel Hempstead Kings Langley James McDonald

Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community.
ACP: Mara (Tanzania)

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

Thanksgiving: For the strong sense of belonging in our church family.
Prayers: For ministry amongst young people, from tots to teens.
ACP: Maralal (Kenya)

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

Thanksgiving: Thanksgiving for the generous response to Ukrainian refugees.
Prayers: prayers for vision for Living God’s Love in our communities and Reaching New People.
ACP: Marathwada (North India)

14th July, Hertford and Ware Bayford Theresa Musiwacho

Thanksgiving: For the six people who were confirmed in the group.
Prayers: For vision for more community outreach.
ACP: Maridi (South Sudan)

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

Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community.
ACP: St Mark Evangelist (S Africa)

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

Thanksgiving: Thanksgiving for the generous response to Ukrainian refugees.
Prayers: For vision for Living God’s Love in our communities and Reaching New People.
ACP: Marsabit (Kenya)

17th July, Hertford and Ware Essendon Theresa Musiwacho

Thanksgiving: For the six people who were confirmed in the group.
Prayers: For vision for more community outreach.
ACP: THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH

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

Thanksgiving: For the restarting of Family Services.
Prayers: For establishing our Community Hub at St Margarets.
ACP: Maryland (USA)

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

Thanksgiving: The amazing outreach through the churchyard, nature, and a pair of peregrine falcons.
Prayers: To grow the congregation.
ACP: Masasi (Tanzania)

20th July, Hertford and Ware Hertford, St Andrew with St Nicholas Alan Stewart, (PTOP) Bill Church, (Rs) Melanie Seward, Geoff Oates

Thanksgiving: For the mission and ministry of our Zoom congregation.
Prayers: For ideas as to how we might better use our buildings for mission and community use.
ACP: Maseno East (Kenya)

21st July, Hertford and Ware Hertingfordbury Alan Stewart, (PTOP) Bill Church, (Rs) Melanie Seward, Geoff Oates

Thanksgiving: For setting up a Friends group.
Prayers: For a family fun day with teddy bear zipwire planned for July.
ACP: Maseno North (Kenya)

22nd July, Hertford and Ware High Cross, St John the Evangelist Amanda Duncan. (LLW) Sara Mc Crea, Liz Finn

Festival: Mary Magdalene
Thanksgiving: For the increased contact and growing work with Puller Memorial School.
Prayers: For a successful stewardship campaign.
ACP: Maseno South (Kenya)

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

Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community.
ACP: Maseno West (Kenya)

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

Thanksgiving: Huge thanks to God for the relationships being grown in the Village with all residents.
Prayers: For relationships with local residents and Hertford Heath Primary School.
ACP: CHURCH IN WALES

25th July, Hertford and Ware Little Berkhamsted Theresa Musiwacho

Festival: James
Thanksgiving: For the six people who were confirmed in the group.
Prayers: For vision for more community outreach.
ACP: Masindi-Kitara (Uganda)

26th July, Hertford and Ware Ponsbourne, St Mary Theresa Musiwacho

Thanksgiving: For the six people who were confirmed in the group.
Prayers: For vision for more community outreach
ACP: Massachusetts (USA)

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

Thanksgiving: For new growth and new faces!
Prayers: For unity and being of the mind of Christ.
ACP: Western Massachusetts

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

Thanksgiving: For the generous response to Ukrainian refugees.
Prayers: For vision for Living God’s Love in our communities and Reaching New People.
ACP: Masvingo (Zimbabwe)

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

Thanksgiving: Increased contact and growing work with the local Church of England School.
Prayers: For a successful stewardship campaign.
ACP: Matabeleland (Zimbabwe)

30th July, Hertford and Ware Ware, St Mary the Vigin Ysmena Pentelow; Jake Pass; PTO Ann Voss

Thanksgiving: For our new curate Jake as he joins us this month.
Prayers: For our efforts to respond to the needs of the environment in our building, grounds and activities.
ACP: Matana (Burundi)

31st July, Hertford and Ware Ware, Christ Church John Hookway, Marcus Hart

Thanksgiving: For Baptism, CAP, Community Partnership, use of church building for concerts, movie nights, children's programmes with bouncy castle etc.
Prayers: For the continuing of people coming to faith.
ACP: WEST AFRICA

1st August, Prison Chaplains Ann Barker

ACP: Matlosane (S Africa)

2nd August, Mental Health Chaplains Terry Seasman, Shah Qurayshi, Sam Chirwa

Thanksgiving: For the diversity of the team and the diversity of our work.
Prayers: For staff colleagues who continue to be affected by the aftermath of the pandemic.
ACP: Mauritius

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

Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community.
ACP: Mbaise (Nigeria)

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

Thanksgiving: For the generous response to Ukrainian refugees.
Prayers: For vision for Living God’s Love in our communities and Reaching New People.
ACP: Mbale (Uganda)

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

Thanksgiving: For the generous response to Ukrainian refugees.
Prayers: For vision for Living God’s Love in our communities and Reaching New People.
ACP: North Mbale (Uganda)

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

Festival: The Transfiguration
Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community.
ACP: Mbamili (Nigeria)

7th August, Hitchin Great Wymondley Ginni Dear, (R) Howell Davies

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

8th August, Hitchin Hitchin Christopher Bunce

Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community.
ACP: Mbeere (Kenya)

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

Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community.
ACP: Mbhashe (S Africa)

10th August, Hitchin Hub Church Martha Inch

Thanksgiving: That we are seeing new families join the community and feel at home.
Prayers: For those suffering with long-Covid and mental health challenges.
ACP: Mbujimayi (Congo)

11th August, Hitchin Ickleford Mary Fane de Sallis, (Rs) Gena Edwards, Margaret Johnson

Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community.
ACP: Meath & Kildare (Ireland)

12th August, Hitchin Kings Walden Terrance Bell, (Rs) Sara Smith, Lorraine Burt

Thanksgiving: For blessings as we emerge from the pandemic.
Prayers: For a renewal of God's spirit in the parish and for growth.
ACP: Medak (South India)

13th August, Hitchin The Anglican Communion Justin Welby

Thanksgiving: For Anglicans across the world.
Prayers: For all who have recently gathered for the Lambeth Conference as they return to their homes.
ACP: Wad Medani (Sudan)

14th August, Hitchin Letchworth, St Paul Jeni McQuaid, Rachel Snow

Thanksgiving: For new growth and old friends returning.
Prayers: For unity around our vision.
ACP: THE EXTRA-PROVINCIAL CHURCHES

15th August, Hitchin Lilley Terrance Bell, (Rs) Sara Smith, Lorraine Burt

Festival: The Blessed Virgin Mary
Thanksgiving: For the wonderful people of our Church family.
Prayers: For growth in the year to come.
ACP: Central Melanesia

16th August, Hitchin Little Wymondley Ginni Dear, (R) Howell Davies

Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community.
ACP: Melbourne (Australia)

17th August, Hitchin Norton Trevor Sharp, Claire Harald, (Rs) Helen Giles, Karen Williams, (LLW) Susan Taylor

Thanksgiving: For members of the church and the local community.
ACP: Meridional (Brasil)

18th August, Hitchin Offley Terrance Bell, (Rs) Sara Smith, Lorraine Burt

Thanksgiving: For our Benefice minsitry team including our Lay Leaders of Worship.
Prayers: For healing and God's spirit to move within our community.
ACP: Meru (Kenya)

19th August, Hitchin Pirton Mary Fane de Sallis, (Rs) Gena Edwards, Margaret Johnson

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

20th August, Hitchin Radwell Bill Britt, (LLW) Steve Hardman

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

21st August, Hitchin St Ippolyts Ginni Dear, (R) Howell Davies

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

22nd August, Hitchin St Paul’s Walden Christopher Bunce

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

23rd August, Hitchin Stotfold Bill Britt, (LLW) Steve Hardman

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

24th August, Hitchin Wilbury Jessica McLaren, Emma-Jane Wilkinson, (PTO) Wendy Heaney, (R) Peter Willcox

Festival: Bartholomew
Thanksgiving: For growth in the congregation.
Prayers: For growth in discipleship.
ACP: Michigan (USA)

25th August, Hitchin Willian Amanda Ferris

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

26th August, Luton Bushmead Tim Madeley

Thanksgiving: For building up relationships with the community.
Prayers: For implementing our vision and MAP that has recently been reviewed.
ACP: Northern Michigan

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

Thanksgiving: For new people who have joined our church community over the past year.
Prayers: That we will be able to reorder the church building to make it more welcoming.
ACP: Western Michigan

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

Thanksgiving: For the continued growth of the youth group.
Prayers: For wisdom and divind inspiration as we revisit our mission action plan for the next five years.
ACP: AOTEAROA, NEW ZEALAND & POLYNESIA

29th August, Luton Leagrave, St Luke Grace Sentamu Baverstock, (Rs) Linda Oliver, Gena Turland, Annietta Stapleton

Thanksgiving: For new people young and old joining our worshipping community.
Prayers: There was a fire in one of the tower blocks in Hockwell Ring, prayers for stamina to support them and wisdom about what best to do, and justice that people's living condition will improve.
ACP: Micronesia

30th August, Luton Luton Mike Jones; (PTO) Catherine Moss, (SSM) Andy Pike, (R) Chris Adams

Thanksgiving: For God changing lives and newcomers joining.
Prayers: For wisdom in developing community for people from many nations.
ACP: Milwaukee (USA)

31st August, Luton Luton, All Saints with St Peter David Kesterton, (R) Sandra Miller

Thanksgiving: For our work supporting Asylum seekers and the enrichment they have brought to our church life over the last two years.
Prayers: For planning for our celebration service for Black History Month in early October
ACP: Minna (Nigeria)

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