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

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

Thanksgiving: For all those who worked so hard and happily at the St Barnabas Summer Fair.
Prayers: For the Cream teas at St Mary's today, and for the Friends of St Mary's.
ACP: Nyahururu (Kenya): Stephen Kabora; Nyahururu Maralal Area (Kenya): Jacob Lesuuda

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

Thanksgiving: For all those who have supported the Church during a time of vacancy.
Prayers: For our Newly arrived pioneer minister.
ACP: Nzara (Minye, Sudan): Samuel Enosa Peni

27th June, Dunstable Stanbridge

Thanksgiving: The people of the church and the local community they serve
ACP: Offa (Kwara, Nigeria): Akintunde Popoola

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

Thanksgiving: For a good transfer of people to the Parish Giving scheme.
Prayers: For development of children’s work.
ACP: Ogbaru (Niger, Nigeria): Samuel Ezeofor

29th June, Dunstable Tilsworth

Thanksgiving: For all committed to assisting during the Vacancy
Prayers: For those managing and all those covering the vacancy.
ACP: Ogbia (Niger Delta, Nigeria): James Oruwori

30th June, Dunstable Toddington

Thanksgiving: The people of the church and the local community they serve
ACP: Ogbomoso (Ibadan, Nigeria): Matthew Osunade

1st July, Workplace Matters Chaplains Jenny Spouge, Liz Hughes, Mark Chester, Angie Allport

Thanksgiving: For the opportunities to reach those we serve outside the church, as Christ’s ‘hands and feet’.
Prayers: For the recruitment of more volunteer chaplains at the Casino, Airport, Sainsbury’s and on the Waterways/Canals).
ACP: Ogoni (Niger Delta, Nigeria): Solomon Gberegbara

2nd July, Dunstable Totternhoe Vacancy; (R) Kerry Smith

Thanksgiving: For the Janet Yabsley (PTO) who has been our rock during the Vacancy.
Prayers: For Kaushal David who joins us this month as our new Priest.
ACP: Ogori-Magongo (Lokoja, Nigeria): Festus Davies; Ohaji / Egbema (Owerri, Nigeria): Chidi Collins Oparaojiaku

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

Festival: Thomas the Apostle
Thanksgiving: For someone having become a second churchwarden.
Prayers: For plans for use of the new extension.
ACP: Ohio (ECUSA): Mark Hollingsworth

4th July, Hemel Hempstead Apsley End Richard Howlett

Thanksgiving: Our services and activities for 'Thy Kingdom Come'.
Prayers: For our mission and outreach to the parish including our Angel festival  beginning December 8th.
ACP: Oji River (Enugu, Nigeria): Amos Amankechinelo Madu:Okene (Lokoja, Nigeria): The Ven Emmanuel Onsachi

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

Thanksgiving: For the great welcome for our work with local schools.
Prayers: For the development of our MAP and desire to grow the church.
ACP: Oke-Ogun (Ibadan, Nigeria): Solomon Amusan

6th July, Hemel Hempstead Boxmoor Mike Macey, Ben Weitzmann, (Rs) Sheena Wilson, Carole Lewis

Thanksgiving: For the opening of our doors every day and the hospitality this generates.
Prayers: For Mike’s Sabbatical this autumn and all who will lead the parish during this time.
ACP: Oke-Osun (Ibadan, Nigeria): Abraham Akinlalu

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

Thanksgiving: For 40 years of being a church presence in the community and a beacon of Ecumenical relationships.
Prayers: For the launching of our 'Simple Giving Programme' on 9th July to correspond with the 40th Celebrations for the Church and community.
ACP: Okigwe (Owerri, Nigeria): Edward Osuegbu

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

Thanksgiving: For progression on our two building projects.
Prayers: Blessing on our mission (June / July) which incorporates topical issues.
ACP: Okigwe North: Godson Udochukwu Ukanwa

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

Prayers: For the people of the church and the community they serve
ACP: Okinawa (Japan): David Eisho Uehara

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

Thanksgiving: For our summer fete and Patronal Festival with Bishop Robin.
Prayers: For plans for a Blokes, Babies and Bacon Butties outreach group.
ACP: Oklahoma (ECUSA): Edward Konieczny

11th July, Hemel Hempstead Kings Langley David Lawson

Thanksgiving: For the significant improvement in the maintenance of the churchyard.
Prayers: For the new initiative of having the church open daily.
ACP: Okrika (Niger Delta, Nigeria): Tubokosemie Atere; Oleh (Bendel, Nigeria): John Usiwoma Aruakpor

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

Thanksgiving: For the many people who so willingly contribute to the life of the parish.
Prayers: For plans for a new lunch club in partnership with the WI.
ACP: Olo (Minye, Sudan): Tandema Andrew

13th July, Hertford and Ware Aston (Conventional District)

Prayers: For the people of the church and the community they serve
ACP: Omu-Aran (Kwara, Nigeria): Philip Adeyemo

14th July, Hertford and Ware Bayford Pauline Higham [R] Rod Higham

Thanksgiving: For the small faithful congregations.
Prayers: For the building projects.
ACP: On the Lake (Owerri, Nigeria): Chijioke Oti; On the Niger (Niger, Nigeria): Owen Chidozie Nwokol

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

Prayers: For the people of the church and the community they serve
ACP: Ondo (Ondo, Nigeria): George Lasebikan; Suff - Ondo: Christopher Tayo Omotunde

16th July, Hertford and Ware Bramfield

Prayers: For the people of the church and the community they serve
ACP: Ontario (Ontario, Canada): George Bruce; Coadjutor Bishop: Michael Oulton

17th July, Hertford and Ware Essendon Pauline Higham [R] Rod Higham

Thanksgiving: For the outreach to the young and older people in the village.
Prayers: For work amongst youngsters of Secondary School age.
ACP: Ottawa (Ontario, Canada): John Chapman; Bishop Ordinary to the Canadian Armed Forces: Peter Coffin

18th July, Hertford and Ware Great Amwell with St Margaret’s Anne Donaldson

Thanksgiving: Great Amwell: Lovely Family Service congregation. Stanstead St Margarets: Young families.
Prayers: Great Amwell: People to stand as Churchwardens and Treasurer. Stanstead St Margarets: Financial difficulties.
ACP: Oregon (ECUSA): Michael Hanley

19th July, Hertford and Ware Hertford All Saints Jo Loveridge, (Rs) Janet Bird, Geoff Oates

Thanksgiving: The Choir and concerts.
Prayers: The pastoral and outreach ministry.
ACP: Orlu (Owerri, Nigeria): Bennett Okoro

20th July, Hertford and Ware Hertford, St Andrew with St Nicholas Alan Stewart, (PTO) Bill Church, (Rs) Colin Crowhurst, Melanie Seward, Jim Thornton 

Thanksgiving: A wonderful joint Church Weekend Away, a growing youth and children's work. We also give thanks for the work of the Youth and Children’s Worker.
Prayers: Developing the church as an arts space, possibility of employing a sports chaplain.
ACP: Oru (Owerri, Nigeria): Geoffrey Chukwunenye

21st July, Hertford and Ware Hertingfordbury Alan Stewart, (PTO) Bill Church, (Rs) Colin Crowhurst, Melanie Seward, Jim Thornton 

Thanksgiving: A growing schools work. We also give thanks for the work of the Youth and Children’s Worker.
Prayers: Patronal Arts festival - for those planning this community event.
ACP: Osaka (Japan): Andrew Haruhisa Iso

22nd July, Hertford and Ware High Cross, St John the Evangelist Vacant, (PTO) Barbara Ebeling

Thanksgiving: For the new cursillastas in the Parishes to ensure Prayer, Study and Action grows and grows. 
Prayers: That the parishes will support each other during the Vacancy and adapt to change.
ACP: Osun (Ibadan, Nigeria): James Afolabi Popoola

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

Thanksgiving: The effectiveness of and numbers attending our Church@Home activities.
Prayers: The next phase of our building project.
ACP: Osun North East: Humphery Olumakaiye

24th July, Hertford and Ware Little Amwell, Holy Trinity Nick Sharp

Thanksgiving: New people who have joined the church this year.
Prayers: For a new missional focus to our worship.
ACP: Otukpo ( Abuja, Nigeria): David Bello; Owerri: Cyril Chukwunonyerem Okorocha; Owo (Ondo, Nigeria): James Adedayo Oladunjoye; Bishop elect of Owo (Ondo, Nigeria): Stephen Ayodeji Fagbemi

25th July, Hertford and Ware Little Berkhamsted Pauline Higham [R] Rod Higham

Thanksgiving: For the greater involvement of most members of the congregation.
Prayers: For a greater commitment to the spiritual life of the church.
ACP: Oxford: Steven Croft

26th July, Hertford and Ware Ponsbourne, St Mary Pauline Higham [R] Rod Higham

Thanksgiving: For the involvement of the school in the church life.
Prayers: For the church finances and for a treasurer.
ACP: Oyo (Ibadan, Nigeria): Williams Oluwarotimi Aladekugbe; Pankshin (Jos, Nigeria): Olumuyiwa Ajayi

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

Thanksgiving: Monthly Benefice Messy Church so successful.
Prayers: Solution to financial difficulties.
ACP: Pacong (Bahr El Ghazal, Sudan): Joseph Maker Atot

28th July, Hertford and Ware Stapleford

Prayers: For the people of the church and the community they serve
ACP: Peru (South America): Jorge Aguilar

29th July, Hertford and Ware Thundridge Vacant, (PTO) Barbara Ebeling

Thanksgiving: For the new cursillastas in the Parishes to ensure Prayer, Study and Action grows and grows. 
Prayers: That the parishes will support each other during the Vacancy and adapt to change.
ACP: Phulbani (North India): Bijay Nayak

30th July, Hertford and Ware Ware Ysmena Pentelow, (PTO) Ann Voss, David Dewey

Thanksgiving: For the increasing opportunities we have to work together with our community in Ware.
Prayers: That we make the most of those opportunities in witness and service.
ACP: Pennsylvania (ECUSA): Daniel Gutierrez; Pittsburgh (ECUSA): Dorsey McConnell

31st July, Hertford and Ware Ware, Christ Church

Prayers: For the people of the church and the community they serve
ACP: Winston Halapua: Bishop of Polynesia and Primate and Archbishop of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia; Polynesia Vanua Levu and Taveuni: Apimeleki Nadoki Qiliho; Polynesia Viti Levu West: Apimeleki Qiliho

1st August, Prison Chaplains

ACP: Port Elizabeth (Southern Africa): Nceba Nopece

2nd August, Mental Health Chaplains

ACP: Popondota (Papua New Guinea): Lindsley Ihove

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

Thanksgiving: Ofsted recognising the good quality of our school’s provision.
Prayers: New teaching staff joining the team from September and important decisions about future school leadership.
ACP: Port Sudan (Northern, Sudan): Abdu Elnur Kodi

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

Thanksgiving: For new daily opening the church.
Prayers: For growth in numbers, love and service.
ACP: Portsmouth: Christopher Foster

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

Thanksgiving: For thriving new church/village Book group.
Prayers: For fundraising and stewardship to maintain our building.
ACP: Pretoria (Southern Africa): Johannes Seoka

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

Festival: The Transfiguration
Thanksgiving: The faithfulness and dedication of our small congregation.
Prayers: For people moving to the new homes in the village
ACP: to be welcomed gladly and to get involved in community life.

7th August, Hitchin Great Wymondley Ginni Dear, (LLW) Doug Richardson

Thanksgiving: For the amazing faith, strength and courage of one of our members following a life-changing illness.
Prayers: For our joint Benefice 'Away Day' as we come together to re-envision our MAPs.
ACP: Pune (North India): Andrew Rathod

8th August, Hitchin Hitchin

Prayers: For the people of the church and the community they serve
ACP: Qu'Appelle (Canada): Robert Hardwick

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

Thanksgiving: Thanksgiving for the appointment of the Mary Fane de Salis to our Benefice.
Prayers: Intercession that empowered by the Holy Spirit we may receive the vision and discernment to enable our Benefice to grow in God’s love.
ACP: Rajasthan (North India): Darbara Singh

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

Thanksgiving: Thanksgiving for the appointment of Mary Fane de Salis to our Benefice.
Prayers: Intercession that empowered by the Holy Spirit we may receive the vision and discernment to enable our Benefice to grow in God’s love.
ACP: Rayalaseema (South India): B D Prasada Rao

11th August, Hitchin Kings Walden Terrance Bell, (R) Sara Smith, (LLWs) Geoff Mercer, Sue Pearce, Lorraine Burt

Thanksgiving: For our Messy Church and the ways we are reaching out into the community.
Prayers: For growth in our parish, our Alpha Course and the renewal of our MAP.
ACP: Recife (Brazil): João Peixoto

12th August, Hitchin Letchworth Paul Bennett, (R) Jackie Halter

Thanksgiving: For the work done so far on the Roof of St. Michael’s and all the events taking place for the 50th Anniversary of the church.
Prayers: For the success of fundraising for the ‘Raise the Roof’ Project  at St. Michael’s, and the works planned for St. Mary’s.
ACP: Rejaf (Loryko, Sudan): Enock Tombe

13th August, Hitchin Letchworth, St Paul Vacant, Amanda Ferris, Gemma Foster, (Rs) Jill Thomson, Tony Glenn, Martin Hannon

Thanksgiving: For the 100 plus children and helpers at our recent holiday club.
Prayers: For the wardens and ministry team during the vacancy.
ACP: Remo (Lagos, Nigeria): Michael Fape

14th August, Hitchin Lilley Terrance Bell, (R) Sara Smith, (LLWs) Geoff Mercer, Sue Pearce, Lorraine Burt

Thanksgiving: For our connecting with the community through our Flower Festival and our Welcome Tea.
Prayers: For growth in our parish, our Alpha Course and the renewal of our MAP.
ACP: Renk (Upper Nile, Sudan): Joseph Garang Atem

15th August, Hitchin Little Wymondley Ginni Dear

Thanksgiving: For the persistent faithfulness of our small but ever hopeful congregation.
Prayers: For our joint Benefice 'Away Day' as we come together to re-envision our MAPs.
ACP: Rhode Island (ECUSA): Nicholas Knisely

16th August, Hitchin Norton Trevor Sharp, (R) Karen Williams

Thanksgiving: Bringing us through the Vacancy.
Prayers: Ongoing work on Stewardship and Trevor as he settles in his new post.
ACP: Rift Valley (Tanzania): John Daudi Lupaa

17th August, Hitchin Offley Terrance Bell, (R) Sara Smith, (LLWs) Geoff Mercer, Sue Pearce, Lorraine Burt

Thanksgiving: For our growing and expanding Messy Church, reaching the community with our Village Talk and Tea.
Prayers: For growth in our parish, the renewal of our MAP and the church bringing local stakeholders together.
ACP: Rio de Janeiro (Brazil): Filadelfo Neto

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

Thanksgiving: Thanksgiving for the appointment of Mary Fane de Salis to our Benefice.
Prayers: Intercession that empowered by the Holy Spirit we may receive the vision and discernment to enable our Benefice to grow in God’s love.
ACP: Rio Grande (ECUSA): Michael Vono

19th August, Hitchin Radwell

Prayers: For the people of the church and the community they serve
ACP: Perth: Roger Herft; Asst - Perth: Kate Wilmot; Perth Eastern and Rural Region: Tom Wilmot; Perth Goldfields-Country Region: Jeremy James; Riverina (New South Wales, Australia): Rob Gillion

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

Thanksgiving: For the new, 18 strong, 'singing group' and their passion to take our faith out into the community.
Prayers: For our joint Benefice 'Away Day' as we come together to re-envision our MAPs.
ACP: Rochester (ECUSA): Prince Singh; Rochester (Canterbury, England): James Langstaff

21st August, Hitchin St Paul’s Walden Elizabeth Bunker, (PTO) Peter Liddell, (R) Dawn Jenkins, Alec Dickinson

Thanksgiving: for the licensing of our new Reader, Dawn.
Prayers: for plans to develop the chapel at All Saints' so that it can be used more.
ACP: Rockhampton (Queensland, Australia): David Robinson

22nd August, Hitchin Stotfold

Prayers: For the people of the church and the community they serve
ACP: Rokon (Loryko, Sudan): Francis Loyo Mori

23rd August, Hitchin Wilbury Barry Pate, (PTO) Wendy Heaney, (R) Peter Willcox

Thanksgiving: Cockpit Crew....imaginative ideas for mission and outreach.
Prayers: Plans for 80th birthday celebrations involving community.
ACP: Rorya (Tanzania): John Adiema

24th August, Hitchin Willian Vacant, Amanda Ferris, Gemma Foster, (Rs) Jill Thomson, Tony Glenn, Anne Jenkins, Martin Hannon

Thanksgiving: For the recent community/church events held.
Prayers: For the finalising of our building plans.
ACP: Rumbek (Bahr El Ghazal, Sudan): Alapayo Manyang Kuctiel

25th August, Luton Biscot, Holy Trinity Thomas Singh

Thanksgiving: For all younger families moving into the Parish, for God's guidance and inspiration of the Holy Spirit.
Prayers: For all the hard work of volunteers in the Churchyard and that the decision for the Council to take on the responsibility may be in our favour.
ACP: Rumonge (Burundi): Pedaculi Birakengana

26th August, Luton Bushmead

Prayers: For the people of the church and the community they serve
ACP: Rupert's Land (Rupert's Land, Canada): Donald Phillips

27th August, Luton Caddington

Prayers: For the people of the church and the community they serve
ACP: Ruvuma (Tanzania): Maternus Kapinga

28th August, Luton Farley Hill, St John the Baptist

Prayers: For the people of the church and the community they serve
ACP: Ruwenzori (Uganda): Reuben Kisembo

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

Thanksgiving: 6 young people were confirmed in June and overall the number of children and young people coming to Church Sunday by Sunday is increasing.
Prayers: We are beginning the MAP process, please pray for discernment and courage.
ACP: Sabah (South East Asia): Melter Jiki Tais

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

Thanksgiving: For launch of a peace centre and new services.
Prayers: For guidance for future ministry focus.
ACP: Sabongidda-Ora (Bendel, Nigeria): Vacant

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

Thanksgiving: For ministry of our new SSM curate Jo.
Prayers: For the strengthening of working relationships with the African majority churches who now worship in both our buildings.
ACP: Saldanha Bay (Southern Africa): Raphael Hess

1st September, Diocesan Board of Education Officers and support staff working across the Board of Education’s 136 schools, including the Diocese of St Albans Multi-Academy Trust.

Thanksgiving: Thank God for the successful establishment of the Diocese of St Albans Multi-Academy Trust and the admission of the 3 schools currently in the Trust.
Prayers: Please pray for schools, school leaders, teachers and their families experiencing bereavement at this time.
ACP: Salisbury: Nicholas Holtam

2nd September, Cathedral Learning Department (Schools) Education Officer: Steve Clarke

Thanksgiving: For 14,000 school visitors, and their opportunity to experience the holiness of this place.
Prayers: For day to day activities during the building work, and preparations for new facililities.
ACP: Sambalpur (North India): Pinuel Dip

3rd September, Luton Luton, St Andrew

Prayers: For the people of the church and the community they serve
ACP: San Diego (ECUSA): James Mathes; San Joaquin (ECUSA): Chester Talton; San Joaquin (ECUSA): David Rice

4th September, Luton Luton, St Anne with St Christopher

Prayers: For the people of the church and the community they serve
ACP: Santiago (Philippines): Alexander Wandag

5th September, Luton Luton, St Augustine, Limbury Emma Young, (R) Janna Bond, Alan Jeffs

Thanksgiving: For our in-coming Vicar, Jairo Nyaongo.
Prayers: For our church as it begins a new chapter.
ACP: Sao Paulo (Brazil): Flavio Irala

6th September, Luton Luton, St Francis Nick Grew, Sarah Hancock, (PTO) Joy Daniel, (Rs) Barbara McIntosh, Allan Kinninmonth, Rod Mason

Thanksgiving: Feeling fresh energy through MAP actions put into practice.
Prayers: Identifying and growing younger leaders.
ACP: Sapele (Bendel, Nigeria): Blessing Erifeta

7th September, Luton Luton, St Hugh, Lewsey Joseph Pienaar, Andy Gliddon

Thanksgiving: For over 100 volunteers who work in different ministries.
Prayers: For integrating new people into the church family.
ACP: Saskatchewan (Canada): Michael Hawkins

8th September, Luton Luton, St Matthew, High Town

Prayers: For the people of the church and the community they serve
ACP: Sebei (Uganda): Paul Kiptoo Masaba

9th September, Luton Luton, St Paul

Thanksgiving: That we still have a core loyal congregation during the vacancy.
Prayers: That a new vicar is appointed without delay.
ACP: Sekondi (Ghana, West Africa): Alexander Asmah

10th September, Luton Luton, St Saviour

Prayers: For the people of the church and the community they serve
ACP: Seychelles (Indian Ocean): James Richard Wong Yin Song

11th September, Luton Marsh Farm

Thanksgiving: Priests who have been coming to us during our Vacancy.
Prayers: Renewed strength to take the church forward.
ACP: Sheffield: Pete Wilcox

12th September, Luton Stopsley, St Thomas David Alexander, Ruth Barr

Thanksgiving: God's ongoing faithfulness and kindness to us.
Prayers: For prayerful evangelism to our community.
ACP: Shinyanga (Tanzania): Charles Kija Ngusa

13th September, Luton Streatley Steve Wood, Paolo Di Leo, (R) Teresa Dales

Thanksgiving: For so many people doing new things.
Prayers: For the introduction of the parish giving scheme.
ACP: Shyira (Rwanda): Laurent Mbanda

14th September, Luton Sundon

Prayers: For the people of the church and the community they serve
ACP: Sialkot (Pakistan): Alwin John Samuel

15th September, Luton Woodside, St Andrew Cathy Pullinger, (Rs) Chris Barnes, Richard Palmer

Thanksgiving: For the people exploring baptism and Confirmation
Prayers: For our outreach to children in the half term holiday
ACP: Singapore (South East Asia): Rennis Ponniah

16th September, Rickmansworth Bovingdon Charles Burch, Simon Woodmore (R) Gill Barrett, Mary Beard

Thanksgiving: For summer events enjoyed by our community.
Prayers: For clergy and lay leaders attending the ‘Leading Your Church into Growth’ course later this month.
ACP: Sittwe (Myanmar): James Min Dein

17th September, Rickmansworth Chipperfield Michele du Saire, (R) Phil Waine

Thanksgiving: New members to our PCC.
Prayers: For those who will attend Leading your Church into Growth and the review of our MAP.
ACP: Sodor and Man: Peter Eagles

18th September, Rickmansworth Chorleywood, Christ Church David Hall, Jacob Harrison, Terence Russoff, (PTO) Anne Lovegrove, (Rs) Geoff Marshall-Taylor, David Cansdale

Thanksgiving: The arrival of the curates and the appointment of two additional staff members (Laura Joiner – Pastoral Worker and Fiona Green – Youth Leader [14-18yrs + university students])
Prayers: For plans for our parish visiting campaign.
ACP: Sokoto (Kaduna, Nigeria): Augustin Omole

19th September, Rickmansworth Chorleywood, St Andrew Tim Horlock

Thanksgiving: Our short vacancy and smooth transition into the post with a settled first few months.
Prayers: The discerning of, and wisdom in any implementation, of the next steps in ministry to and with the church to both members and the communities as we represent Jesus.
ACP: Soroti (Uganda): George Erwau

20th September, Rickmansworth Croxley Green, All Saints Miriam Mugan, David Jones

Thanksgiving: Our small but spiritually thriving Youth Group.
Prayers: Our ongoing work with young families.
ACP: S Ankole (Uganda): Nathan Ahimbisibwe

21st September, Rickmansworth Croxley Green, St Oswald Robert Riley-Braley, (Rs) Tony Barton, Magdalena Pletsch

Thanksgiving: For many dedicated volunteers.
Prayers: For good church links with new Secondary School in Parish.
ACP: South Dakota (ECUSA): John Tarrant

22nd September, Rickmansworth Mill End and Heronsgate with West Hyde Simon Cutmore, (Rs) Anne Peat, Helen Ford, Maggie Owen, (LLW) Paul Palmer

Thanksgiving: For a year of Messy church and all involved in ministry with children, youth and their families in the parish.
Prayers: For our Wardens, PCC and Ministry team as we minister together to see our churches grow in number and spiritual depth.
ACP: South Kerala (South India): Dharmaraj Rasalam

23rd September, Rickmansworth Rickmansworth Deborah Snowball, Scott Talbott, (Methodist) Richard Lowson, (R) Michael Baker

Thanksgiving: For the joyful celebration of our Patronal Festival.
Prayers: For our engagement once again with the Season of Invitiation.
ACP: SW Tanganyika (Tanzania): Matthew Mhagama

24th September, Rickmansworth Sarratt Michele du Saire, (R) Angela Coakley

Thanksgiving: Leaders of our children's church.
Prayers: For our building project.
ACP: SE Florida (ECUSA): Leopold Frade

25th September, Sharnbrook Bletsoe

Prayers: For the people of the church and the community they serve
ACP: SE Mexico: Benito Juarez-Martinez

26th September, Sharnbrook Bolnhurst

Thanksgiving: Thanks that we are not being closed.
Prayers: Pray that we  will grow and go from strength to strength. 
ACP: S Brazil (Brazil): Humberto Maiztegue

27th September, Sharnbrook Bromham Vacant, Di Harpham, Paula Vennells

Thanksgiving: For energetic and growing youth engagement.
Prayers: For the Benefice during vacancy.
ACP: Southern Highlands (Tanzania): John Mwela

28th September, Sharnbrook Carlton with Chellington

ACP: Southern Malawi (Central Africa): Alinafe Kalemba

29th September, Sharnbrook Clapham Stephen Liley, (R) Patricia Woon, John Woods

Thanksgiving: Great Summer events: Camp, holidayclubs, + new faces
Prayers: Continued work on our Mission Action Plan and it’s objectives.
ACP: S Nyanza (Kenya): James Ochiel

30th September, Sharnbrook Colmworth Madeleine Albert, Tim Robb, (R) Geraldine Skinner

Thanksgiving: For God's faithfulness.
Prayers: For flourishing. 
ACP: Southern Ohio (ECUSA): Thomas Breidenthal

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