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

26th May, Buntingford Reed and Buckland Ruth Pyke, (PTOs) Richard Pyke, Sonia Falaschi -Ray

Thanksgiving: For our community choir singing at Cathedral Evensong.
Prayers: For all who work so hard in fund raising.

27th May, Buntingford Royston

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers of the Parish and community they serve

28th May, Buntingford Rushden Fiona Wheatley

Thanksgiving: The village community supporting us so generously in a new covenant initiative.
Prayers: For new friends to the church community.

29th May, Buntingford Sandon

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers of the Parish and community they serve

30th May, Buntingford Therfield Vacancy, (R) Richard Genochio

Thanksgiving: For the continuity of prayer and worship during the vacancy, and for support of visiting clergy.
Prayers: For faithful teaching of the Gospel of Christ, and that people in the village may be receptive to it.

31st May, Buntingford Throcking

Festival: The Visitation
Thanksgiving: For the Ministers of the Parish and community they serve

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

Thanksgiving: For the time, energy and commitment given by the members and consultants
Prayers: For wisdom in assisting parishes as they seek to transform local communities through their buildings, making each church a place where people may come to know Jesus Christ.
ACP: Nebraska (ECUSA) Scott Barker; Akot (South Sudan) Isaac Dhieu Ater; Irele - Eseodo (Nigeria) Vacant

2nd June, Chaplains within Medical Establishments

Thanksgiving: Chaplains offering vital support through the current Pandemic Crisis
Prayers: Volunteer Chaplains
ACP: Nelson (Aotearoa NZ & Polynesia) Steve Maina; Akure (Nigeria) Simeon Borokini; Isial-Ngwa South (Nigeria) Isaac Nwaobia

3rd June, Buntingford Walkern (LEP) Vacancy, (Rs) Laurie Hawkins, Steven Mason, (LLW) Margaret Hawkins, Chris Beckham

Thanksgiving: For the sense of community in our village at this difficult time. Thank you for all those who are working hard to protect the vulnerable and to keep the spiritual and social  life of our community vibrant.
Prayers: For us to be able to continue to support those in need during our Vacancy and that we may be able to find an incumbent to lead us in the future.
ACP: Nevada (ECUSA) Dan Edwards; Alabama (ECUSA) John McKee Sloan

4th June, Buntingford Wallington Fiona Wheatley, (PtO) Nick Lyness

Festival: Pentecost
Thanksgiving: For the new George Orwell display that has been very well received
Prayers: That the new toilet facilities are able to go ahead
ACP: New Busa (Nigeria) Israel Amoo; Alaska (ECUSA) Mark Lattime; Albany (ECUSA) William Love

5th June, Buntingford Westmill Ian Hill, (PTOs) Norman Jones, Caroline Wilson

Thanksgiving: Thank God for the strong links and connections with the village.
Prayers: For God’s guidance regarding the installation of toilet and kitchen facilities.
ACP: New Guinea Islands, The (Papua New Guinea) Dennis Kabekabe; Algoma (Canada) Anne Germond

6th June, Buntingford Weston Fiona Wheatley, (PtO) Nick Lyness, (R) Dave Gunn

Thanksgiving: For our choir and the joy that they bring to us
Prayers: That we are soon able to get the nave back into full use once the repairs are done.
ACP: New Hampshire (ECUSA) Robert Hirschfeld; All Saints Cathedral Diocese (Kenya) Jackson Ole Sapit (Primate); Isikwuato (Nigeria) Manasses Chijiokem Okere

7th June, Cheshunt Broxbourne with Wormley Charles Hudson, Grant Fensome, (R) Anne Sentence, (PtO) Ray Slade, (LLW) Charlie Hudson

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers of the Parish and the community they serve.
ACP: Pray for La Iglesia Anglicana de Mexico; Francisco Moreno - Presiding Bishop of La Iglesia Anglicana de Mexico & Bishop of Northern Mexico

8th June, Cheshunt Cheshunt Vacancy

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers of the Parish and the community they serve.
ACP: New Jersey (ECUSA) William Stokes; Amazon (Brazil) Marinez Rosa Dos Santos Bassotto; Jabalpur (North India) Prem Chand Singh

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

Thanksgiving: For the growth in baptisms this year.
Prayers: For our new incumbent and his family joining us in the Autumn.
ACP: New Westminster (Canada) Melissa Skelton; Amichi (Nigeria) Ephraim Ikeakor; Jaffna (South India) Daniel Selvaratnam Thiagarajah

10th June, Cheshunt Hoddesdon Rachel Pennant, Kate Carter

Thanksgiving: For the launch of Messy Church in St Catherine’s School.
Prayers: For our Curate, Kate, as she is Ordained Priest.
ACP: New York (ECUSA) Andrew Dietsche; Amritsar (North India) Pradeep Samantaroy

11th June, Cheshunt Northaw and Cuffley Chris Kilgour, (LLW) Chris Rouge-Cope, Daniel Rouge-Cope, Brenda West

Festival: Trinity Sunday
Thanksgiving: For the Ministers of the Parish and the community they serve.
ACP: Newala (Tanzania) Oscar Mnung'a; Andaman & Car Nicobar Islands (North India) Christopher Paul; Angola (Missionary Diocese) (Southern Africa) Andre Soares

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

Thanksgiving: For a resilient and faithful church family, serving the community during the lockdown.
Prayers: For our building, new heating and roof repairs and associated fundraising.
ACP: Newark (ECUSA) Carlye J Hughes; Ankole (Uganda) Sheldon Frederick Mwesigwa

13th June, Cheshunt Turnford Helen Bryan

Thanksgiving: For growing links with our schools.
Prayers: For our PCC Vision Day on 12 July.
ACP: Newcastle (Australia) Peter Stuart; Newcastle (England) Christine Hardman

14th June, Cheshunt Waltham Cross, Christ Church Teresa Wynne, (LLW) Michael Beccato-Fischer

Thanksgiving: For the growth of our outreach to parents and families.
Prayers: For the ministry team as our curate joins us.
ACP: Pray for the Church of the Province of Myanmar (Burma) ; Stephen Than Myint Oo - Archbishop of Myanmar and Bishop of Yangon

15th June, Dunstable Billington Steve Marsh, (PTO) Don Brewin

Thanksgiving: For the good response to our Winter Walk and Breakfast.
Prayers: For a good response to our ‘Back to Church’ Sunday initiative.
ACP: Ngbo (Nigeria) Godwin A. Awoke; Antananarivo (Indian Ocean) Samoela Jaona Ranarivelo; Jalingo (Nigeria) Foreman Nedison

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

Thanksgiving: For our Church Family and our beautiful church which celebrates 800 yrs in September.
Prayers: For the good health and safety of our congregation, for our community and for all keyworkers working during these challenging times.
ACP: Niagara (Canada) Susan Jennifer Anne Bell; Antsiranana (Indian Ocean) Theophile Botomazava; Jamaica & The Cayman Islands (West Indies) Howard Gregory

17th June, Dunstable Dunstable Rachel Phillips, Tim Davis, Ricky Turner, (Rs) Vanessa Bradley, Johan Schoeman

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers of the Parish and the community they serve.
ACP: Niassa (Southern Africa) Vicente Msossa; Aotearoa (Aotearoa NZ & Polynesia) Don Tamihere

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

Thanksgiving: For building up messy church.
Prayers: The impact of coronavirus and discovering new ways of being church.
ACP: Nicaragua (Central America) Sturdie Downs; Argentina (South America) Gregory James Venables; Argyll & The Isles (Scotland) Kevin Pearson

19th June, Dunstable Egginton Noel McGeeney, (R) Linda Morris

Thanksgiving: For an easy transition to becoming a chapel of ease.
Prayers: The works  taking place on the vestry  be completed this year.
ACP: Niger Delta North (Nigeria) Wisdom Buwu Ihunwo; Niger Delta West (Nigeria) Emmanuel Oko-Jaja; The Niger Delta (Nigeria) Ralph Ebirien; Niger West (Nigeria) Johnson Ekwe

20th June, Dunstable Heath and Reach Noel McGeeny, (R) Tricia Humber

Thanksgiving: To the Community Payback for the work in the churchyard and painting the hall.
Prayers: For the two church wardens coming into post for the first time that they may work well together.
ACP: Nike (Nigeria) Christian Onyia; Arizona (ECUSA) Jennifer Reddall; Jebba (Nigeria) Timothy Adewole

21st June, Dunstable Hockliffe Noel McGeeney, (R) Geoff Marchant

Festival: Alban
Thanksgiving: For the family service music ministry for their talent and generosity.
Prayers: For successful repairs to the bells and the porch and other works needed to be done.
ACP: Pray for the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) ; Henry Chukwudum Ndukuba - Metropolitan & Primate of all Nigeria & Bishop of Abuja

22nd June, Dunstable Houghton Regis Diego Galanzino

Thanksgiving: For our volunteers and the successful NLHF restoration project last year.
Prayers: Ministry in schools, particularly Thomas Whitehead Academy and All Saints’ Academy.
ACP: Nimule Area (South Sudan) Martin Abuni; Arkansas (ECUSA) Larry Benfield; Jerusalem (Jerusalem & Middle East) Suheil Dawani

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

Thanksgiving: For a firmer financial position following the stewardship campaign.
Prayers: For planned new mission and outreach work enabled by the above.
ACP: Nnewi (Nigeria) Godwin Izundu Nmezinwa Okpala; Armagh (Ireland) Vacant; Johannesburg (Southern Africa) Stephen Mosimanegape Moreo

24th June, Dunstable Leighton Buzzard Cate Irvine, (PTOs) Don Brewin, Malcolm Grant, John Payne-Cook, (Rs) Laurelin Burge, Linda Morris, Geoffrey Huskisson, Geoff Marchant, Molly Bowerman, Roger Collor

Thanksgiving: For all the volunteers who support our life and worship.
Prayers: For increased engagement with our teens and young adults.
ACP: Nord Kivu (Congo) Muhindo Isesomo; Armidale (Australia) Richard Lewers

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

Thanksgiving: The Team Confirmation on our Patronal Festival.
Prayers: Guidance for the future of our Parish and Team.
ACP: North Ankole (Uganda) Stephen Namanya; Arochukwu/Ohafia (Nigeria) Johnson Onuoha; Aru (Congo) Georges Titre Ande

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

Thanksgiving: For the good response to our Community Lunch & Easters Rocks events.
Prayers: To continue to make good relational links in the ever growing new housing estates.
ACP: North Carolina (ECUSA) Samuel Rodman; Asaba (Nigeria) Justus Mogekwu

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

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers of the Parish and the community they serve.
ACP: North Central Philippines (Philippines) Joel Atiwag Pachao; North Central Philippines (Philippines) Nestor D Poltic; Asante-Mampong (West Africa) Cyril Kobina Ben-Smith; Jos (Nigeria) Benjamin Kwashi

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

Thanksgiving: For 800 years of worship at St Mary’s.
Prayers: For all that is planned to celebrate the above!
ACP: Pray for the united Church of North India; Prem Chand Singh - Moderator of CNI & Bishop of Jabalpur

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

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers of the Parish and the community they serve.
ACP: North Dakota (ECUSA) Michael Smith; Athabasca (Canada) Fraser Lawton; Juba (South Sudan) Justin Badi Arama

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

Thanksgiving: For our Church Family, Messy church, Youth group and also the repairs to the North porch.
Prayers: For the good health and safety of our congregation and our community; for all keyworkers working during these challenging times and for the ability to pay our Parish Share.
ACP: North East India (North India) Michael Herenz; Atlanta (ECUSA) Robert Wright; Kabba (Nigeria) Steven Akobe

1st July, Workplace Ministry Chaplains Des Scott, Clara Lawrence-Bailey, Liz Hughes, Mark Chesters, Barbara Davis and Sarah Hayes.

Thanksgiving: For the impact the chaplains are having on the communities in the airport and on the waterways.
Prayers: For the vulnerable people we work with on the waterways who often struggle with issues of poverty and poor mental health.
ACP: North Eastern Caribbean & Aruba (West Indies) L. Errol Brooks; Attooch (South Sudan) Moses Anur Ayom

2nd July, Dunstable Totternhoe Linda Washington, (AM) Nigel Washington

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers of the Parish and the community they serve.
ACP: North Karamoja (Uganda) James Nasak; Auckland (Aotearoa NZ & Polynesia) Ross Bay; Magwi (South Sudan) Ogeno Charles Opoka

3rd July, Dunstable Whipsnade Nicola Lenthall, (R) Dorothy Blackburn

Festival: Thomas the Apostle
Thanksgiving: For completion of the roadway to the church.
Prayers: For the re-starting of the Sunday School, and for our new leader.
ACP: North Kigezi (Uganda) Benon Magezi; Aweil (South Sudan) Abraham Yel Nhial

4th July, Hemel Hempstead Apsley End Richard Howlett

Thanksgiving: For all who have worked well together to surmount technical and other challenges to  find positive ways to be church during the Lockdown.
Prayers: For our vision as a church, as we develop our ministry of welcome on line and in more traditional ways.
ACP: North Mbale (Uganda) Samuel Gidudu; Awerial (South Sudan) David Akau Kuol Mayom; Kadugli & Nuba Mountains (Sudan) Andudu Adam Elnail

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

Thanksgiving: For the network of love that has sustained us during the  Lockdown.
Prayers: For our vision for the church, and our hopes to increase use of our hall to provide essential income.
ACP: The United Church of Pakistan; Humphrey Peters - Bishop of Peshawar & Moderator of the Church of Pakistan

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

Thanksgiving: For the growth in work with Children and Young people.
Prayers: Financial resilience and growth in fellowship.
ACP: North Queensland (Australia) Keith Ronald Joseph; Awgu / Aninri (Nigeria) Emmaunuel Ugwul; Kaduna (Nigeria) Timothy Yahaya

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

Thanksgiving: Thanksgiving for community continuing to grow in depth, especially during the Lockdown
Prayers: For our leaders for nurturing and deepening the faith of those established in church whilst a Supporting Seekers ministry continues. 
ACP: North West Australia (Australia) Gary Nelson; Awka (Nigeria) Alexander Ibezim; Kafanchan (Nigeria) Marcus Dogo

8th July, Hemel Hempstead Hemel Hempstead, St Barnabas, Adeyfield Richard Graham, (PTO) Francis Graham-Brown, (R) Ken Sherman

Thanksgiving: Additional groups which rent out church and halls.
Prayers: Mission opportunities with Christenings and Toddler group.
ACP: Northern Argentina (South America) Nicholas James Quested Drayson; Awori (Nigeria) J Akin Atere

9th July, Hemel Hempstead Hemel Hempstead, St Mary and St Paul John Williams, Caroline Wainman, (LLW) Emmeline Lambert

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers of the Parish and the community they serve.
ACP: Northern California (ECUSA) Barry Beisner; Badagry (Nigeria) Joseph Adeyemi; Ballarat (Australia) Garry Weatherill

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

Thanksgiving: For two years of Messy Church, and families starting to connect with us.
Prayers: For tomorrow night’s quiz evening and other fundraising events.
ACP: Northern Indiana (ECUSA) Douglas Sparks; Bangor (Wales) Andrew John

11th July, Hemel Hempstead Kings Langley James McDonald

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers of the Parish and the community they serve.
ACP: Northern Luzon (Philippines) Hilary Ayban Pasikan; Banks & Torres (Melanesia) Alfred Patterson Worek; Kagera (Tanzania) Darlington Bendankeha

12th July, Hemel Hempstead Leverstock Green Lizzie Hood, Maxine Howarth, (PtO) Hitesh Dodhia, (Rs) Jane Smart, Tim Bourne

Thanksgiving: For God's love supporting us through these last difficult months; for the strength and commitment of our community.
Prayers: That we may grow in faith and trust in all circumstances.
ACP: The Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea; Allan Migi - Archbishop of Papua New Guinea

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

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers of the Parish and the community they serve.
ACP: Kajiado (Kenya) Gadiel Katanga Lenini; Kajo-Keji (South Sudan) Emmanuel Murye Modi; Kamango (Congo) Sabiti Tibafa Daniel

14th July, Hertford and Ware Bayford Theresa Musiwacho, (LLW) Ann Mitcheson, Colin Rees, Beresford Thompson

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers of the Parish and the community they serve.
ACP: Northern Malawi (Central Africa) Fanuel Emmanuel Magangani; Barbados (West Indies) Michael Maxwell; Kampala (Uganda) Stephen Samuel Kaziimba (Primate)

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

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers of the Parish and the community they serve.
ACP: Northern Mexico (Mexico) Francisco Moreno (Primate); Bari (Nigeria) Idris Zubairu

16th July, Hertford and Ware Bramfield Jenny Gray, (AM) Angela Lynas, Brenda Tipping, (R) Ann Edwards, (LLW) Richard Mean, Elizabeth Waterman

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers of the Parish and the community they serve.
ACP: Northern Michigan (ECUSA) Rayford Ray; Barisal (Bangladesh) Shourabh Pholia; Barrackpore (North India) Paritosh Canning

17th July, Hertford and Ware Essendon Theresa Musiwacho, (LLW) Ann Mitcheson, Colin Rees, Beresford Thompson

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers of the Parish and the community they serve.
ACP: Northern Philippines (Philippines) Brent Alawas; Bath & Wells (England) Peter HancockSaturday, 18 July 2020

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

Thanksgiving: For the successful appointment of the Revd Dr Sarah Forrest as our new Priest-in-Charge. We also give thanks for the work of the churchwardens and ministry team during the vacancy.
Prayers: That we deepen our relationship with God, one another and our wider community, and seek a refreshed sense of mission and ministry throughout the Benefice as we look forward to welcoming our new incumbent.
ACP: Northern Territory, The (Australia) Greg Anderson; Bathurst (Australia) Mark Calder; Kano (Nigeria) Zakka Nyam

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

Thanksgiving: For the increasing the contact that All Saints has with young people and families and their sense of belonging.
Prayers: For innovative and meaningful ways in which we can deepen faith when we have reached new people.
ACP: ECUSA in the Philippines; Joel Atiwag Pachao - Prime Bishop of the Philippines

20th July, Hertford and Ware Hertford, St Andrew with St Nicholas Hugh Stewart, (LLW) Forbes Mutch

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers of the Parish and the community they serve.
ACP: Northern Uganda (Uganda) Johnson Gakumba; Bauchi (Nigeria) Musa Tula; Kansas (ECUSA) Cathleen Bascom

21st July, Hertford and Ware Hertingfordbury Hugh Stewart

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers of the Parish and the community they serve.
ACP: Northern Zambia (Central Africa) Albert Chama (Primate); Belize (West Indies) Philip Wright; Kanyakumari (South India) A R Chelliah

22nd July, Hertford and Ware High Cross, St John the Evangelist Amanda Duncan, (LLWs) Sara McCrea, Liz Finn, Arabelle Coles, Tracy Gatteri

Thanksgiving: That the church is now open during the day weekends and one day a week.
Prayers: For the making of a new MAP and development of RNP vision.
ACP: Northwest Ankole (Uganda) Amos Magezi; Bendigo (Australia) Matt Brain

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

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers of the Parish and the community they serve.
ACP: Northwest Texas (ECUSA) Scott Mayer; Benin (Nigeria) Peter Imasuen (Diocesan Bishop); Bermuda (Bermuda) Nicholas Dill

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

Thanksgiving: New Vicar - in post since October, lots of new Families activities going on in church and in the village. Community being built.
Prayers: For growth of worshiping communities outside of Sunday and deeper relationships being made with local community and school.
ACP: Northwestern Pennsylvania (ECUSA) Sean Rowe; Bethlehem (ECUSA) Kevin Nichols

25th July, Hertford and Ware Little Berkhamsted Theresa Musiwacho, (LLW) Ann Mitcheson, Colin Rees, Beresford Thompson

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers of the Parish and the community they serve.
ACP: Norwich (England) Graham James; Bhopal (North India) Manoj Charan; Kapoeta (South Sudan) Isaac Deu Chol (Diocesan Bishop)

26th July, Hertford and Ware Ponsbourne, St Mary Theresa Musiwacho, (LLW) Ann Mitcheson, Colin Rees, Beresford Thompson, Deborah Tavana

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers of the Parish and the community they serve.
ACP: All the bishops who would have gathered in Canterbury, Kent for the Lambeth Conference

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

Thanksgiving: For the appointment of the Revd Dr Sarah Forrest as our new Priest-in-Charge.
Prayers: For the Families who have suffered the loss of a loved one during the Covid-19 Pandemic and been unable to attend the church for their funerals.
ACP: Nova Scotia & Prince Edward Island (Canada) Ronald Wayne Cutler); Bida (Nigeria) Jonah Kolo; Karachi (Pakistan) Sadiq Daniel

28th July, Hertford and Ware Stapleford Jenny Gray, (AM) Angela Lynas, Brenda Tipping, (R) Ann Edwards, (LLW) Richard Mean, Elizabeth Waterman

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers of the Parish and the community they serve.
ACP: Nsukka (Nigeria) Aloysius Agbo; Biharamulo (Tanzania) Yusuph Vithalis; Karamoja (Uganda) Joseph Abura

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

Thanksgiving: That the church is now open daily and people are visiting.
Prayers: For the making of a new MAP and development of RNP vision.
ACP: Nyahururu (Kenya) Stephen Kabora; Birmingham (England) David Andrew Urquhart

30th July, Hertford and Ware Ware Ysmena Pentelow, David Sheppard, (LLW) Katy Little

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers of the Parish and the community they serve.
ACP: Nzara (South Sudan) Richard Bbikoyesu Aquilla; Blackburn (England) Julian Tudor Henderson; Bo (Sierra Leone) (West Africa) Solomon Leonard Scott-Manga

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

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers of the Parish and the community they serve.
ACP: Missionary District of Oeste-Brasil (Brazil) Naudal Alves Gomes (Primate); Boga (Congo) Mugenyi William Bahemuka; Port Elizabeth (Southern Africa) Edward Ronald Daniels

1st August, Prison Chaplains Phil Abrey, Gillian Kern, Simon Woodmore, Doug Merriman, Kim Davey and chaplains for all the main faiths

Thanksgiving: For the respect and centrality of Chaplaincy in the life of the prison.
Prayers: For the right person to be appointed as Managing Chaplain when Phil retires after 19 years in post.
ACP: Offa (Nigeria) Solomon Olusola Akambi; Bolivia (South America) Raphael Samuel; Karimnagar (South India) Reuben Mark

2nd August, Mental Health Chaplains Revd Terry Seasman, Yasmin Hamid, Christine Dowling, Revd Sam Chirwa

Thanksgiving: For the impact that the team has had on spirituality within the NHS and beyond over the past five years.
Prayers: For God’s support through a period of transition with a new team leader.
ACP: All the Spouses and Partners who would have gathered in Canterbury, Kent for the Lambeth Conference

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

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers of the Parish and the community they serve.
ACP: Karnataka Central (South India) Prasana Kumar Samuel; Karnataka North (South India) Ravikumar J. Niranjan; Karnataka South (South India) Mohan Manoraj

4th August, Hertford and Ware Waterford, St Michael and All Angels Jenny Gray, (AM) Angela Lynas, (R) Ann Edwards, Brenda Tipping, (LLWs) Richard Mean, Elizabeth Waterman.

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers of the Parish and the community they serve.
ACP: Ogbaru (Nigeria) Prosper Amah; Bondo (Kenya) David Kodia; Kasai - Mbujimayi (Congo) Vacant

5th August, Hertford and Ware Watton-at-Stone Jenny Gray, (AM) Angela Lynas, (R) Ann Edwards, Brenda Tipping, (LLWs) Richard Mean, Elizabeth Waterman.

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers of the Parish and the community they serve.
ACP: Ogbia (Nigeria) James Oruwori; Bor (South Sudan) Ruben Akurdid Ngong; Umzimvubu (Southern Africa) Sitembele Mzamane

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

Festival: The Transfiguration
Thanksgiving: For the Ministers of the Parish and the community they serve.
ACP: Ogbomoso (Nigeria) Vacant; Botswana (Central Africa) Metlhayotlhe Rawlings Beleme; Brandon (Canada) William Cliff

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

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers of the Parish and the community they serve.
ACP: Ogoni (Nigeria) Solomon Gberegbara; Brasilia (Brazil) Maurício Jose Araujo De Andrade; Brazzaville (Congo) Molanga Jean Botola

8th August, Hitchin Hitchin Christopher Bunce, Melanie Crowley, Ian Todd (R) Belinda Copson, (LLW) Gina Abbatt

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers of the Parish and the community they serve.
ACP: Ogori-Magongo (Nigeria) Festus Davies; Brechin (Scotland) Andrew Swift; Katakwa (Kenya) John Okude Omuse

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

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers of the Parish and the community they serve.
ACP: The Province de L'Eglise Anglicane au Rwanda; Laurent Mbanda - Archbishop of L'Eglise Episcopal au Rwanda & Bishop of Shyira

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

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers of the Parish and the community they serve.
ACP: Ohaji / Egbema (Nigeria) Chidi Collins Oparaojiaku; Brisbane (Australia) Phillip John Aspinall (Diocesan Bishop)

11th August, Hitchin Kings Walden Terrance Bell, (R) Sara Smith, (LLW) Lorraine Burt, Geoffrey Mercer, Sue Pearce, Richard Alvarez

Thanksgiving: For the reslience and fortitude of our church and village community.
Prayers: For ways to meet our financial shortfall due to the pandemic and for more people to join our church.
ACP: Ohio (ECUSA) Mark Hollingsworth; Bristol (England) Vivienne Faull; Katanga (Congo) Bertin Subi

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

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers of the Parish and the community they serve.
ACP: Oji River (Nigeria) Amos Amankechinelo Madu; British Columbia (Canada) Logan McMenamie

13th August, Hitchin Letchworth, St Paul Jeni McQuaid and Amanda Ferris, (Rs) Martin Hannon and Anne Jenkins, (PtO) David Sellick and Jill Thomson

Thanksgiving: For the growth we are experiencing.
Prayers: For those joining us to be integrated into the life of the church
ACP: Okene (Nigeria) Emmanuel Onsachi; Buhiga (Burundi) Evariste Nijimbere; Bujumbura (Burundi) Eraste Bigirimana

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

Thanksgiving: For the reslience and fortitude of our church and village community.
Prayers: For ways to meet our financial shortfall due to the pandemic and for more people to join our church.
ACP: Oke-Ogun (Nigeria) Cornelius Adagbada; Bukavu (Congo) Sylvestre Bahati

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

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers of the Parish and the community they serve.
ACP: Oke-Osun (Nigeria) Abraham Akinlalu; Bukedi (Uganda) Samuel Egesa; Katsina (Nigeria) Jonathan Bamaiyi

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

Thanksgiving: For growing relations with Stonehill School.
Prayers: Work of our ministry action team as they seek to lead our church into new growth.
ACP: The Scottish Episcopal Church; Mark Strange - Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church & Bishop of Moray, Ross & Caithness

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

Thanksgiving: For the reslience and fortitude of our church and village community.
Prayers: For ways to meet our financial shortfall due to the pandemic and for more people to join our church.
ACP: Okigwe (Nigeria) Edward Osuegbu; Okigwe North (Nigeria) Godson Udochukwu Ukanwa; Okigwe South (Nigeria) David Onuoha; Kebbi (Nigeria) Edmund Akanya

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

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers of the Parish and the community they serve.
ACP: Okinawa (Japan) David Eisho Uehara; Bukuru (Nigeria) Jwan Zhumbes

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

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers of the Parish and the community they serve.
ACP: Oklahoma (ECUSA) Edward Konieczny; Bunbury (Australia) Ian Coutts

20th August, Hitchin St Ippolyts Ginni Dear, (R) Howell Davies, (LLW) Doug Richardson

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers of the Parish and the community they serve.
ACP: Okrika (Nigeria) Tubokosemie Atere; Bungoma (Kenya) The Revd George Mechumo

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

Thanksgiving: The continuing vitality and health of the parish.
Prayers: Our upcoming Appeals
ACP: Oleh (Nigeria) John Usiwoma Aruakpor; Bunyoro-Kitara (Uganda) Samuel Kahuma

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

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers of the Parish and the community they serve.
ACP: Kentucky (ECUSA) Terry White; Kericho (Kenya) Ernest Kiprotich Ng'eno; Khartoum (Sudan) Ezekiel Kumir Kondo (Primate)

23rd August, Hitchin Wilbury Jess McClaren, (R ) Peter Wilcox

Thanksgiving: For Jess's appointment and for excellent help from other clergy during the vacancy.
Prayers: For Jess and all of us, together, as we seek God's will for our way forward.
ACP: The Church of the Province of South East Asia; Melter Tais - Archbishop of South East Asia & Bishop of Sabah

24th August, Hitchin Willian Jeni McQuaid and Amanda Ferris, (Rs) Martin Hannon and Anne Jenkins, (PtO) David Sellick and Jill Thomson

Thanksgiving: For the growth we are experiencing.
Prayers: For those joining us to be integrated into the life of the church
ACP: Kibondo (Tanzania) Sospeter Ndenza; Kigali (Rwanda) Nathan Amooti Rusengo; Kigeme (Rwanda) Assiel Musabyimana

25th August, Luton Biscot, Holy Trinity Thomas Singh

Thanksgiving: For the full care and support from other clergy of our integrity.
Prayers: Would appreciate your fervent prayers for church growth.
ACP: Olo (South Sudan) Tandema Obede; Busan (Korea) Onesimus Dongsin Park; Kigezi (Uganda) George Bagamuhunda

26th August, Luton Bushmead Tim Madeley

Thanksgiving: The way the community came together to respond to the coronavirus outbreak
Prayers: Continuing to build up good links with the local community
ACP: Olympia (ECUSA) Gregory Rickel; Busoga (Uganda) Paul Moses Samson Naimanhye

27th August, Luton Caddington Rob O'Neill, (AM) Lindsay Moss

Thanksgiving: For the increasing number of young families associated with the church.
Prayers: Ongoing spiritual renewal.
ACP: Omu-Aran (Nigeria) Philip Adeyemo; Butare (Rwanda) Nathan Gasatura; Butere (Kenya) Timothy Wambunya

28th August, Luton Farley Hill, St John the Baptist Rob O'Neill, (LLW) Grayson Fuhrman, Sarah Fuhrman

Thanksgiving: For the growth of youth work on the estate.
Prayers: Funding for the long term sustainability of the Eden Team.
ACP: On the Lake (Nigeria) Chijioke Oti; Buye (Burundi) Sixbert Macumi

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

Thanksgiving: For the start of Church@5 a new service on a Saturday at Hockwell Ring Community Centre.
Prayers: That Church@5 grows numerically, spiritually and financially.
ACP: On the Niger (Nigeria) Owen Chidozie Nwokolo; Byumba (Rwanda) Emmanuel Ngendahayo; Kilmore, Elphin & Ardagh (Ireland) Ferran Glenfield

30th August, Luton Luton Mike Jones, Catherine Moss, (PTO) Chris Adams

Thanksgiving: For our Joyskills Course training in relationships.
Prayers: For connecting with our many visitors.
ACP: The United Church of South India; Dharmaraj Rasalam - Moderator of CSI & Bishop of South Kerala

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

Thanksgiving: For our creative presence in this neighbourhood and strong relationships with Muslim neighbours
Prayers: For new ways of developing our mission, especially using St Peters centre
ACP: Kimberley & Kuruman (Southern Africa) Oswald Swartz; Kindu (Congo) Zacharie Masimango Katanda (Primate); Kinkiizi (Uganda) Dan Zoreka

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