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

28th October, St Albans Bricket Wood Kylie Hodgins, (Rs) Paul Littlefair, Richard Wilkins

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers and people of the church and Parish which they serve.
ACP: Rhode Island (ECUSA) Nicholas Knisely; Dallas (ECUSA) George R Sumner Jr

29th October, St Albans Colney Heath, St Mark Caroline Keightley, Jill Suttie

Thanksgiving: For the evangelistic opportunities and blessings that have arisen from lockdown.
Prayers: For re-emerging and re-imaging church in these times and caring for people during the winter months.
ACP: Rift Valley (Tanzania) John Daudi Lupaa; Damaturu (Nigeria) Yohannah A Audu; Dar-es-Salaam (Tanzania) Jackson Sosthenes

30th October, St Albans Frogmore, Holy Trinity Nick Weir, Mark Smith, Nigel Ward

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers and people of the church and Parish which they serve.
ACP: Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) Eduardo Coelho Grillo; Davao (Philippines) Jonathan Labasan Casimina

31st October, St Albans London Colney, St Peter Pat Jones, Philip Green, (R) Rosemary Rawlinson

Festival: All Saint's Day
Thanksgiving: That our fellowship inspires and sustains us in difficult times.
Prayers: For grace, refreshment and the nutrients to grow as God's Church and Children.
ACP: Rio Grande (ECUSA) Michael Vono; Delaware (ECUSA) Kevin S Brown; Kurunegala (Ceylon) Keerthisiri Fernando

1st November, St Albans Radlett Vacant, (Rs) Eileen Bigg, Fiona Holliday

Thanksgiving: For an increased sense of togetherness developed in our congregations during the months of lockdown.
Prayers: For guidance during the vacancy.
ACP: The Church of the Province of West Africa; Jonathan Bau-Bau Bonaparte Hart - Primate & Metropolitan, Church of the Province of West Africa; Archbishop of the Internal province of West Africa and Bishop of Liberia

2nd November, Diocesan Synod

Thanksgiving: For the response of the people and clergy of our parishes to the impact of Covid-19 on communities and churches.
Prayers: For wisdom and guidance as the Synod considers the way forward for the diocese as we emerge from the pandemic.
ACP: Rochester (England) James Langstaff; Rochester (ECUSA) Prince Singh; Kushtia (Bangladesh) Samuel Sunil Mankhin (Primate)

3rd November, Retired Clergy in the Diocese

Thanksgiving: The continuing ministry of retired clergy.
Prayers: Clergy Retirement Officers in the Diocese – Martin King, David Lawson and Christopher Strong  
ACP: Rockhampton (Australia) Vacant; Delhi (North India) Warris K. Masih; Kutigi (Nigeria) Jeremiah Kolo

4th November, St Albans Shenley Daniel McCarthy

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers and people of the church and Parish which they serve.
ACP: Rokon (South Sudan) Francis Loyo Mori; Derby (England) Libby Lane

5th November, St Albans St Albans Cathedral Jeffrey John, Abi Thompson, Kevin Walton, Kim Quak-Winslow, Jonny Lloyd

Thanksgiving: For all the support shown through this year and the resilience of our congregations, staff, and volunteers.
Prayers: For a recovery of our mission and outreach in the coming year, and the ability to adapt to new opportunities and challenges.
ACP: Rorya (Tanzania) John Adiema; Derry & Raphoe (Ireland) Kenneth Raymond Good; Dhaka (Bangladesh) Paul Shishir Sarker

6th November, St Albans St Albans, Christ Church Jeremy Follett, (Rs) Iyabode Agbelusi, John Truscott

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers and people of the church and Parish which they serve.
ACP: Ruaha (Tanzania) Joseph Mgomi; Europe (England) Robert Innes; Europe (ECUSA) Mark D W Edington

7th November, St Albans St Albans, St Luke Mark Slater, David Halsey, (PtO) Robert Donald, (R) Kath Clough

Thanksgiving: The regular Sunday online worship and all who help make it happen.
Prayers: Responding well to the ’new normal’ and shaping the church’s way forward.
ACP: Rumbek (South Sudan) Alapayo Manyang Kuctiel; The Bahamas and The Turks and Caicos Islands (West Indies) Laish Boyd; Kwara (Nigeria) Olusegun Adeyemi

8th November, St Albans St Albans, St Mary Marshalswick Grant Holmes, (R) Paul Wiggins

Thanksgiving: The development of the Parish website and its increased usage. Also the extended provisions made on it for the housebound. 
Prayers: The rebuilding of our ministry to the elderly of our Parish, who live on their own. 
ACP: The Church in the Province of the West Indies; Howard Gregory - Primate and Bishop of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands

9th November, St Albans St Albans, St Michael Kenneth Padley, Charles King

Thanksgiving: For the strength of the parish in the face of coronavirus - showing practical support and sharing faith.
Prayers: For the recovery of community life and opportunity for the vulnerable in the wake of the lockdown.
ACP: The Free State (Southern Africa) Dintoe Letloenyane

10th November, St Albans St Albans, St Paul Vacancy, Andre Radmall, (SSM) Peter Crumpler, (LLW) Andy Pike

Thanksgiving: For the new opportunities which have been taken during and since lockdown.
Prayers: For keeping in step with the Spirit in the vacancy and for discernment and new growth; and for the vacancy process to get the person God is calling to be the next Vicar.
ACP: Rumonge (Burundi) Pedaculi Birakengana; Diocese on the Coast (Nigeria) J Ebunoluwa Ogunele; Kwoi (Nigeria) Paul Zamani

11th November, St Albans St Albans, St Peter Mark Dearnley, Alex Huzzey, Em Coley, (Rs) Richard Butler, Ruth Dearnley, Margaret Tinsely

Festival: Armistice Day
Thanksgiving: For the Ministers and people of the church and Parish which they serve.
ACP: Rupert's Land (Canada) Geoffrey J Woodcroft; Dogura (Papua New Guinea) Tennyson Bogar

12th November, St Albans St Albans, St Saviour Richard Watson, Tony Halton, (R) Michael Elves

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers and people of the church and Parish which they serve.
ACP: Rutana (Burundi) Pontien Ribakare; Doko (Nigeria) Uriah Kolo; Dominican Republic (ECUSA) Moisés Quezada Mota

13th November, St Albans St Albans, St Stephen Becky Leach, Kirsty Wainwright, Patrick Moriarty, (LLWs) Janetta Gibbs, Michael Gibbs

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers and people of the church and Parish which they serve.
ACP: Ruwenzori (Uganda) Reuben Kisembo; Dornakal (South India) Vadapalli Prasada Rao

14th November, Stevenage Graveley with Chivesfield (otherwise Graveley) Dave Brown 

Thanksgiving: For volunteers willing to take on responsibilities within the parish.
Prayers: For a greater zeal for God and his glory and a commitment to evangelism; for a deeper fellowship together and guidance for the development of our next MAP.
ACP: Sabah (South East Asia) Melter Jiki Tais (Primate); Down & Dromore (Ireland) Vacant

15th November, Stevenage Knebworth Jim Pye

Festival: Remembrance Sunday
Thanksgiving: For the Ministers and people of the church and Parish which they serve.
ACP: The Church of Ceylon (Extra-Provincial to the Archbishop of Canterbury); Dhiloraj Ranjit Canagasabey - Bishop of Colombo; Keerthisiri Fernando - Bishop of Kurunegala

16th November, Stevenage Stevenage, All Saints, Pin Green Pete Orton, (R) Sylvia Nott

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers and people of the church and Parish which they serve.
ACP: Sabongidda-Ora (Nigeria) Augustine E Ohilebo; Dublin & Glendalough (Ireland) Michael Geoffrey St Aubyn Jackson

17th November, Stevenage Stevenage, Holy Trinity Ruth Carroll, Andy Thomas, (Rs) Anne Price, Clive Bell, Keith Battarbee, (LLW) Glynis Ireton

Thanksgiving: Dedicated and hard-working churchwardens
Prayers: That we would regain our footing financially. 
ACP: Saldanha Bay (Southern Africa) Raphael Hess; Duk (South Sudan) Daniel Deng Abot

18th November, Stevenage Stevenage, St Andrew and St George Vacant, Jacky Page

Thanksgiving: For the all the work of Feed Up, Warm Up taking place in church.
Prayers: For a/the new incumbent.
ACP: Salisbury (England) Nicholas Holtam; Dunedin (Aotearoa NZ & Polynesia) Steven Benford

19th November, Stevenage Stevenage, St Hugh and St John, Chells (LEP) Chandy Perera

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers and people of the church and Parish which they serve.
ACP: Sambalpur (North India) Pinuel Dip; Dunkwa-on-Offin (West Africa) Edmund Dawson Ahmoah; Durgapur (North India) Sameer Isaac Khimla

20th November, Stevenage Stevenage, St Mary, Shephall Vivienne Hathaway

Thanksgiving: For the way St. Mary’s has pulled together over the period of lockdown to support one another and produce Sunday worship.
Prayers: That the new found participation in worship and church life will continue and grow.
ACP: San Diego (ECUSA) Katharine Jefferts Schori; Durham (England) Paul Butler

21st November, Stevenage Stevenage, St Nicholas Dave Brown

Thanksgiving: For the completion of our major refurbishment and for the LORD stirring his people to generosity.
Prayers: For a greater zeal for God's glory, a hunger for his word and a desire to share the good news of Jesus.  Also for wisdom as how to make the best use of our renewed building.
ACP: San Joaquin (ECUSA) David Rice; Dutse (Nigeria) Markus Yohanna Danbinta; Kyoto (Japan) Stephen Takashi Kochi

22nd November, Stevenage Stevenage, St Peter, Broadwater Kate Sharples, Paul Foster, (Rs) Richard Brooks, Gordon Baillie, Obi Eneli

Thanksgiving: For the on-line services and zoom prayer course.
Prayers: For the mission in the parish, especially to families and youth.
ACP: The Church of Bermuda (Extra-Provincial to the Archbishop of Canterbury); Nicholas Dill – Bishop of Bermuda

23rd November, Watford Abbots Langley Peter Waddell, Maxine Howarth (R) Sally Sanderson

Thanksgiving: For the community spirit shown during 2020.
Prayers: The resumption of our schools ministry.
ACP: Santiago (Chile) Hector (Tito) Zavala; Santiago (Philippines) Frenzel Ray P Piluden

24th November, Watford Bushey Guy Edwards, Andy Burgess, Tim Vickers (LLW) Christine Cocks

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers and people of the church and Parish which they serve.
ACP: Sao Paulo (Brazil) Francisco Cezar Fernandes; East Carolina (ECUSA) Robert Skirving

25th November, Watford Bushey Heath, St Peter Andrew Burton

Thanksgiving: For faithfulness in prayer and worship.
Prayers: For a new heating system for St. Peter's.
ACP: Sapele (Nigeria) Blessing Erifeta; East Kerala (South India) V S Francis

26th November, Watford Langleybury, St Paul James Webster

Festival: Christ the King
Thanksgiving: For the Ministers and people of the church and Parish which they serve.
ACP: Saskatchewan (Canada) Michael William Hawkins; East Ruwenzori (Uganda) George Turyasingura; East Tennessee (ECUSA) Brian Lee Cole

27th November, Watford Leavesden, All Saints Eddie Green, (LLW) Phillipa Maddox, (Rs) Susan Oxlade, Charles Porter, Wendy Simpson

Thanksgiving: For continued faith and community in uncertain times.
Prayers: For new opportunities for mission.
ACP: Saskatoon (Canada) Christopher Harper; Eastern Himalayas (North India) Vacant

28th November, Watford Oxhey, All Saints Pam Wise, Liz Guest, (R) Jean Martin

Thanksgiving: For the Ministers and people of the church and Parish which they serve.
ACP: Sebei (Uganda) Paul Kiptoo Masaba; Eastern Kowloon (Hong Kong) Timothy Kwok; Kyushu (Japan) Luke Ken-ichi Muto

29th November, Watford Oxhey, St Matthew Vacant

Thanksgiving: For the work of Fr David Shepherd over the past 22 years – now retired.
Prayers: For a new Vicar for our Parish and for our plans to make our church building more inclusive.
ACP: The Lusitanian Church (Extra-Provincial to the Archbishop of Canterbury); Jorge Pina Cabral - Bishop of the Lusitanian Church

30th November, Watford Canons of the Cathedral

Thanksgiving: All who serve our Diocese through lay and ordained Ministry and Service
ACP: Sekondi (West Africa) Alexander Asmah; Eastern Michigan (ECUSA) Todd Ousley

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