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

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

Thanksgiving: Growth & development of the community lunches and afternoon teas.
Prayers: Our plans for outreach and new ways of being church.
ACP: Ibadan (Ibadan, Nigeria): Joseph Akinfenwa

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

Festival: Matthew, Apostle & Evangelist
Thanksgiving: Much appreciated visit to church of 3 Reception classes from local infants school on subject of prayer.
Prayers: Development of Strategy for Children and Young People, a MAP goal.
ACP: Ibadan North (Ibadan, Nigeria): Segun Okubadejo

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

Thanksgiving: For all who faithfullly give of themselves in the mission and ministry of the parish.
Prayers: For wisdom as we establish small groups to work on our MAP group areas.
ACP: Ibadan South (Ibadan, Nigeria): Akintunde Popoola

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

Thanksgiving: All who work with children and young people in our church, Primary School and Uniformed Organisations.
Prayers: The housebound who are our 'powerhouses of prayer' for all we do in serving the local community.
ACP: The Anglican Church of Tanzania; Mpwapwa (Tanzania): Vacant

24th September, Rickmansworth Sarratt

Thanksgiving: For the people of the Parish and the Community they serve
ACP: Ibba (Minye, South Sudan): Wilson Elisa Kamani

25th September, Sharnbrook Bletsoe

Thanksgiving: For the people of the Parish and the Community they serve
ACP: Idah ( Abuja, Nigeria): Joseph Musa

26th September, Sharnbrook Bolnhurst

Thanksgiving: For the people of the Parish and the Community they serve
ACP: Idaho (ECUSA): Brian Thom; Indianapolis (ECUSA): Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows

27th September, Sharnbrook Bromham Paula Vennells, (PTO) Di Harpham

Thanksgiving: For new entrance to church enabling access for all.
Prayers: For new Vicar, either still to be recruited, or newly in post.
ACP: Ideato (Owerri, Nigeria): Caleb Maduoma

28th September, Sharnbrook Carlton with Chellington

Thanksgiving: For the people of the Parish and the Community they serve
ACP: Idoani (Ondo, Nigeria): Ezekiel Dahunsi

29th September, Sharnbrook Clapham Stephen Liley

Festival: Michael & All Angels
Thanksgiving: A Summer of blessings, incl “Party in the Park”, children’s & OAP’s holiday clubs.
Prayers: Renewing our Vision as a church family aimed at growth numerically, spiritually and in servanthood.
ACP: Ife (Ibadan, Nigeria): Oluwole Odubogun

30th September, Sharnbrook Colmworth

Thanksgiving: For the people of the Parish and the Community they serve
ACP: The Church of the Province of Uganda; Stanley Ntagali, Archbishop of Uganda & and Bishop of Kampala

1st October, The Chancellor and Registrars of the Diocese

Prayers: For all who support Parish Ministry in its many and various forms of expression and need.
ACP: Ife East (Ibadan, Nigeria): Oluseyi Oyelade

2nd October, Those who offer Minstry through Bishop’s Mission Orders (Soul Survivor) Mike Pilavachi and Team; (The Hub Hitchin) Dan Drew and Team

Prayers: We pray for the people of the church and the community they serve
ACP: Ifo (Lagos, Nigeria): Nathaniel Oladejo Ogundipe

3rd October, Sharnbrook Dean Stephen Holroyd

Thanksgiving: Fruitful stewardship campaign.
Prayers: For the Stodden structural changes to make us more mission orientated.
ACP: Igbomina (Kwara, Nigeria): Emmanuel Adekola

4th October, Sharnbrook Felmersham vacant, (PTOs) Lionel Albion, Laurence McDonald, (R) Garry Johnson, (LLWs) Jane Templeman, Rosemary Drewery

Thanksgiving: For the wonderfull village response to the 200th anniversary of the bridge.
Prayers: For wisdom and grace as we look to the interregnum.
ACP: Igbomina - West (Kwara, Nigeria): James Akinola

5th October, Sharnbrook Harrold

Prayers: We pray for the people of the church and the community they serve
ACP: Ijebu (Lagos, Nigeria): Ezekiel Awosoga

6th October, Sharnbrook Keysoe In Vacancy

Thanksgiving: Thanks for those who care for the Church and keep the flame of faith alight.
Prayers: That the small Church family will feel supported and encouraged as they share the gospel message with the local community particularly encouraging young families to the new monthly family service.
ACP: Ijebu – North: Solomon Kuponu

7th October, Sharnbrook Knotting with Souldrop In Vacancy, (PTOs) Lionel Albion, Laurence McDonald, (R) Garry Johnson, (LLWs) Jane Templeman, Rosemary Drewery

Thanksgiving: For the new LYCIG initiatives being undertaken to grow relationships with the village.
Prayers: For wisdom and grace as we look to the interregnum.
ACP: ECUSA; Michael Curry, Presiding Bishop of TEC

8th October, Sharnbrook Melchbourne Stephen Holroyd

Thanksgiving: Fruitful stewardship campaign.
Prayers: For the Stodden structural changes to make us more mission orientated.
ACP: Ijesa North East (Ibadan, Nigeria): Joseph Olusola

9th October, Sharnbrook Milton Ernest Peter Kay, (PTO) Monica Robinson, (R) Sue Ives

Thanksgiving: Ongoing progress in establishing a 4th Sunday service for all ages.
Prayers: For new initiatives and a spirit of generosity as we seek to meet our financial needs .
ACP: Ijesha North: Isaac Oluyamo

10th October, Sharnbrook Oakley (LEP) Catherine Wilson, Paula Vennells, (PTO) Di Harpham

Thanksgiving: The appointment of Catherine as our new incumbent.
Prayers: For Catherine and Tim as they settle into their new home and work.
ACP: Ijumu (Lokoja, Nigeria): Paul Olarewaju Ojo

11th October, Sharnbrook Odell

Prayers: We pray for the people of the church and the community they serve
ACP: Ikara (Kaduna, Nigeria): Yusuf Janfalan

12th October, Sharnbrook Pavenham Peter Kay, (PTO) Monica Robinson, (R) Sue Ives

Thanksgiving: The launch of a second homegroup which is connecting with a younger demographic.
Prayers: Ongoing reach into our village.
ACP: Ikeduru (Owerri, Nigeria): Emmanuel Maduwike; Ikka (Bendel, Nigeria): Peter Onekpe

13th October, Sharnbrook Pertenhall Stephen Holroyd

Thanksgiving: Fruitful stewardship campaign.
Prayers: For the Stodden structural changes to make us more mission orientated.
ACP: Ikwerre (Niger Delta, Nigeria): Blessing Enyindah

14th October, Sharnbrook Podington with Farndish

Prayers: We pray for the people of the church and the community they serve
ACP: The Church in Wales; John Davies, Archbishop of Wales & Bishop of Swansea & Brecon

15th October, Sharnbrook Ravensden

Prayers: We pray for the people of the church and the community they serve
ACP: Ikwo (Enugu, Nigeria): Kenneth Ifemene

16th October, Sharnbrook Riseley James Isaacs, (R) Lynda Simister, (R - Emeritus) Philip Nicholls

Thanksgiving: For James’s appointment and his induction on September 18th.
Prayers: For James and his family as they settle into a new environment. For James as he begins his ministry in both parishes.
ACP: Ikwuano (Aba, Nigeria): Chigozirim Onyegbule

17th October, Sharnbrook Sharnbrook In Vacancy, (PTOs) Lionel Albion, Laurence McDonald, (R) Garry Johnson, (LLWs) Jane Templeman, Rosemary Drewery

Thanksgiving: For the new youth leaders who are shaping the children's ministry.
ACP: Ilaje (Ondo, Nigeria): Fredrick Olugbemi

18th October, Sharnbrook Shelton Stephen Holroyd

Festival: Luke the Evangelist
Thanksgiving: Fruitful stewardship campaign.
Prayers: For the Stodden structural changes to make us more mission orientated.
ACP: Ile - Oluji (Ondo, Nigeria): Samson Adekunle

19th October, Sharnbrook Stagsden Catherine Wilson, Paula Vennells, (PTO) Di Harpham

Thanksgiving: The appointment of Catherine as our new incumbent.
Prayers: For Catherine and Tim as they settle into their new home and work.
ACP: Ilesa (Ibadan, Nigeria): Olubayu Sowale

20th October, Sharnbrook Stevington

Prayers: We pray for the people of the church and the community they serve
ACP: Ilesa South West (Ibadan, Nigeria): Samuel Egbebunmi; Irele - Eseodo (Ondo, Nigeria): Felix Akinbuluma

21st October, Sharnbrook Swineshead Stephen Holroyd

Thanksgiving: Fruitful stewardship campaign.
Prayers: For the Stodden structural changes to make us more mission orientated.
ACP: The Church of the Province of West Africa; Daniel Sarfo, Primate & Metropolitan, CPWA, Archbishop of the Internal province of Ghana and Bishop of Kumasi

22nd October, Sharnbrook Thurleigh (LEP) Peter Kay, (Baptist Moderator) Peter Protheroe, (PTO) Monica Robinson, (R) Sue Ives

Thanksgiving: For our Meeting Place afternoon cafe and 1-4-All services which are reaching new people in our village.
Prayers: Our relationship with the local primary school as a new Headteacher arrives.
ACP: Iowa (ECUSA): Alan Scarfe; Kansas (ECUSA): Vacant

23rd October, Sharnbrook Turvey

Prayers: We pray for the people of the church and the community they serve
ACP: Iran (Jerusalem & Middle East): Vacant

24th October, Sharnbrook Wilden

Prayers: We pray for the people of the church and the community they serve
ACP: Isiala-Ngwa (Aba, Nigeria): Owen Azubuike

25th October, Sharnbrook Wymington

Prayers: We pray for the people of the church and the community they serve
ACP: Isial-Ngwa South: Isaac Nwaobia

26th October, Sharnbrook Yelden Stephen Holroyd

Thanksgiving: Fruitful stewardship campaign.
Prayers: For the Stodden structural changes to make us more mission orientated.
ACP: Isikwuato (Aba, Nigeria): Manasses Chijiokem Okere

27th October, St Albans Aldenham Robert Fletcher

Thanksgiving: Implementation of MAP so far
Prayers: Children’s work and All-Age family services
ACP: Jaffna (South India): Daniel Selvaratnam Thiagarajah

28th October, St Albans Bricket Wood

Prayers: We pray for the people of the church and the community they serve
ACP: The Church in the Province of the West Indies

29th October, St Albans Colney Heath, St Mark Vacancy, Jill Suttie

Thanksgiving: For the commitment and working together of the church during the current Vacancy.
Prayers: For the interview process in early November for a new incumbent.
ACP: Jalingo (Jos, Nigeria): Timothy Yahaya

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

Thanksgiving: For those coming for baptism and confirmation on November 4th.
Prayers: For our parish as we develop our whole church vision of ‘making disciples’ and work towards our next MAP.
ACP: Jamaica & The Cayman Islands: Howard Gregory; Jamaica - Kingston: Robert Thompson; Jamaica - Mandeville: Vacant; Jamaica - Montego Bay: Leon Golding; North Eastern Caribbean & Aruba: Leroy Brooks

31st October, St Albans London Colney, St Peter In Vacancy, Philip Green, (R) Rosie Rawlinson

Thanksgiving: For all those who have contributed their time and talents towards covering the Vacancy.
Prayers: That the remainder of the Vacancy will bring us new opportinities to Live God's Love in the village.
ACP: Jebba (Kwara, Nigeria): Timothy Adewole

1st November, St Albans Radlett Javaid Iqbal, (Rs) Fiona Holliday, Eileen Bigg, Dave Martin

Festival: All Saint's Day
Thanksgiving: For the work with young families and the success of our Messy Cafe and Messy Church.
Prayers: For the review of our MAP in autumn 2018 and the revised vision and energy for mission. 
ACP: Johannesburg (Southern Africa): Stephen Mosimanegape Moreo

2nd November, Diocesan Synod

Thanksgiving: For all those who have agreed to serve for the new triennium.
Prayers: For wisdom and discernment that the work and decisions of Synod may be to the glory of God and the building up of His kingdom on earth.
ACP: Jos (Nigeria): Benjamin Kwashi

3rd November, Retired Clergy in the Diocese David Lawson (St Albans), Christopher Strong (Bedford), Martin King (Hertford)

Thanksgiving: The faithful service of Austin Smith as St Albans Retired Clergy Officer and all those who serve so faithfully in retirement.
Prayers: David Lawson in his new appointment and all those newly retired that they may find fulfilling ministry.
ACP: Juba (Loryko, South Sudan): Vacant; Asst Bishop of Juba: Fraser Yugu Elias

4th November, St Albans Shenley Javid Iqbal, Robert Fletcher, Daniel McCarthy, Helen King, Ann Poultney

Thanksgiving: : Continued missional work with the Methodists, Catholics and our Jewish friends. May we bear fruit from our selfless unity.
Prayers: For Daniel as he plans to go into remission from Lymphoma Cancer; may he bear fruit from the pruning. The period of transition since recent changes have occurred. May we bear fruit from the pruning.
ACP: The Church of Ceylon (E-P to the Archbishop of Canterbury): Colombo (Ceylon): Dhiloraj Ranjit Canagasabey; Kurunegala (Ceylon): Keerthisiri Fernando

5th November, St Albans St Albans Abbey Jeffrey John, Abi Thompson, Kevin Walton, Sally Jones, Berkeley Zych, (R) Margaret Stratton

Thanksgiving: For dedication of our staff and volunteers in service of the Church.
Prayers: For the needs of the many pilgrims who pass through our doors each day.
ACP: Kabba (Lokoja, Nigeria): Steven Akobe

6th November, St Albans St Albans, Christ Church

Prayers: We pray for the people of the church and the community they serve
ACP: Kadugli & Nuba Mountains (Sudan): Andudu Adam Elnail; Asst Bishop of Kadugli & Nuba Mountains: Hassan Osman

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

Thanksgiving: For our growing involvement in local state primary schools.
Prayers: For God’s grace and love to be increasingly evident through our community activities.
ACP: Kaduna (Kaduna, Nigeria): Vacant; Kafanchan (Abuja, Nigeria): Marcus Dogo

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

Thanksgiving: Recent Confirmation, Admission to Communion, and baptisms.
Prayers: For growth through Flip Sunday.
ACP: Kagera (Tanzania): Aaron Kijanjali; Biharamulo (Tanzania): Vithalis Yusuph

9th November, St Albans St Albans, St Michael with St Mary, Childwick Green Kenneth Padley, Charles King, (PTO) John Hayton, (R) Liz Warren

Thanksgiving: For completion of expansion to St Michael's Primary School.
Prayers: For renewal of our MAP and its ownership by the whole parish.
ACP: Kajiado (Kenya): Gadiel Katanga Lenini

10th November, St Albans St Albans, St Paul Tony Hurle,  (PTO) Andre Radmall, (Rs) Mike Ford, John Barron, Yvonne Gee

Thanksgiving: Thanks for the new staff positions filled.
Prayers: To grow in evangelism as a church.
ACP: Kajo Keji (Loryko, South Sudan): Emmanuel Murye

11th November, St Albans St Albans, St Peter Mark Dearnley, (PTOs) Jan Neale, Gill Keir, (Methodist Minister with PTO) Rosemary Fletcher, (Rs) Ruth Dearnley, Margaret Tinsley, Richard Butler

Festival: Armistice Day; Remembrance Sunday
Thanksgiving: The many opportunities for ministry and mission that come from being located at the top of St Alban’s High Street.
Prayers: Pray for Kate and Laura as they lead our children and youth work at St Peter’s.
ACP: Iglesia Episcopal de Cuba; Cuba: Griselda Delgado Del Carpio

12th November, St Albans St Albans, St Saviour

Prayers: We pray for the people of the church and the community they serve
ACP: Kamango (Congo): Sabiti Tibafa Daniel

13th November, St Albans St Albans, St Stephen Becky Leach, Patrick Moriarty, (PTO) Martin Banister, Clare Baynes, Geoff Lackey, Allan Medforth, Ian Pidoux, (R) Stephanie Willcocks

Thanksgiving: For the Open Church project at St Stephens Church. 
Prayers: For a growth in our ministry with children, young people and families.
ACP: Stanley Ntagali Archbishop of Uganda & and Bishop of Kampala; Asst Bishop of Kampala: Hannington Mutebi

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

Thanksgiving: For our dedicated Church Wardens and our growing links to our Church School. 
Prayers: For our coming PCC away day to pray and plan future strategy, and our plans for Christmas.
ACP: Kano (Kaduna, Nigeria): Zakka Nyam

15th November, Stevenage Knebworth Jim Pye

Thanksgiving: For outreach to young families via Messy Church, Mustard Seeds Group, & Smarties - Mum & Baby/Toddler Group.
Prayers: For numeric and spiritual growth for our church and the resources to fulfil our mission. 
ACP: Kanyakumari (South India): Gnanasigamony Devakadasham; Karimnagar (South India): Reuben Mark

16th November, Stevenage Stevenage, All Saints, Pin Green

Prayers: We pray for the people of the church and the community they serve
ACP: Kapsabet (Kenya): Paul Korir

17th November, Stevenage Stevenage, Holy Trinity

Prayers: We pray for the people of the church and the community they serve
ACP: Karachi (Pakistan): Sadiq Daniel

18th November, Stevenage Stevenage, St Andrew and St George

Prayers: We pray for the people of the church and the community they serve
ACP: Bermuda (Extra-Provincial to Canterbury); Bermuda (Bermuda): Nicholas Dill

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

Thanksgiving: For the opportunities offered through extended study leave.
Prayers: For all taking on extra responsibilities during Chandy’s ESL.
ACP: Karnataka Central (South India): Prasana Kumar Samuel

20th November, Stevenage Stevenage, St Mary, Shephall

Prayers: We pray for the people of the church and the community they serve
ACP: Karnataka North: Ravikumar J. Niranjan

21st November, Stevenage Stevenage, St Nicholas Dave Brown

Thanksgiving: For a wonderful Church Weekend Away and our on going evangelism activities.
Prayers: For our coming PCC away day to pray and discuss future strategy, and for the funds and permisisons to progress our building work.
ACP: Karnataka South: Mohan Manoraj

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

Thanksgiving: For the baptisms of adults and young people.
Prayers: For the Christmas Journey.
ACP: Kasai - Mbujimayi (Congo): Marcel Kapinga

23rd November, Watford Abbots Langley Peter Waddell, Vanessa Kerswill, (R) Sally Sanderson

Thanksgiving: For the growth of our Youth Club.
Prayers: That our baptism candidates may grow in faith.
ACP: Kericho (Kenya): Ernest Kiprotich Ng'eno

24th November, Watford Bushey In Vacancy, Anne Underwood, Dave Poultney, Mary Kingsley,

Prayers: Pray for the work of Red Trust Bushey, a pioneer outreach in the parish.
ACP: Katakwa (Kenya): John OKude Omuse

25th November, Watford Bushey Heath, St Peter Andrew Burton, Sr. Diana Burton, CA

Thanksgiving: For new opportunities for evangelism.
Prayers: For growth in faith amongst our Family Service worshippers.
ACP: The Lusitanian Church (E-P to the ABC); Lusitanian Church (Portugal): José Jorge De Pina Cabral

26th November, Watford Langleybury, St Paul James Webster

Festival: Christ the King
Thanksgiving: For the dedicated support from PCC and church members.
Prayers: For guidance in our future plans for reconfiguring the church building and our youth work.
ACP: Katanga (Congo): Bertin Subi; Asst Bishop of Katanga (Congo): Lawrence Elisha Tendwa

27th November, Watford Leavesden, All Saints Eddie Green, Robert Kozak, Elliot James, (PTO) Peter Banyard, (Rs) Sue Oxlade, Charles Porter, Wendy Simpson

Thanksgiving: For new people stepping up and volunteering their time and talents.
Prayers: For increased financial generosity of our church family .
ACP: Katsina (Kaduna, Nigeria): Jonathan Bamaiyi

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

Thanksgiving: For all the support we receive for ASCEND.
Prayers: For  Liz and the parish as she begins her ministry with us.
ACP: Kebbi (Kaduna, Nigeria): Edmund Akanya

29th November, Watford Oxhey, St Matthew

Prayers: We pray for the people of the church and the community they serve
ACP: Keewatin (Rupert's Land, Canada): David Norman Ashdown

30th November, Watford Canons of the Cathedral

Thanksgiving: For all that the Canons contribute to the life of the Cathedral and the wider Diocese.
Prayers: For the College as they support the Cathedral and also for the life of the parishes and communities of which they are part.
ACP: Kentucky (ECUSA): Terry White

1st December, Watford Watford Tony Rindl

Thanksgiving: The ministry amongst families and children’s work is growing in and amongst a richly diverse congregation.
Prayers: As a congregation we will continue to be transformed as we prepare to return to the main church building which is currently being refurbished.
ACP: Kibondo (Tanzania): Awaiting Details; Kiteto (Tanzania): Isaiah Chambala

2nd December, Watford Watford, Christ Church and St Mark Duncan Campbell, (Rs) Keith Cheney, Sue Pankhurst

Thanksgiving: Lift Off! families and childrens' project and it's leader, Claire.
Prayers: Strength to spread the good news to the wider community yet to know Jesus.
ACP: The Reformed Episcopal Church of Spain (E-P to the ABC); The Reformed Episcopal Church of Spain: Carlos López-Lozano

3rd December, Watford Watford, St Andrew (LEP) Ian Pankhurst

Festival: Advent Sunday
Thanksgiving: For renewed provision for youngsters during our main services.
Prayers: For increased inspiration and effectiveness in our efforts to develop deeper connections with people than 'St Andrew's is there for the occasions when we need it'.
ACP: Kibungo (Rwanda): Emmanuel Ntazinda; Kigeme (Rwanda): Assiel Musabyimana

4th December, Watford Watford, St John David Stevenson

Thanksgiving: Messy Church and all the families who attend.
Prayers: For growth in faithful Stewardship and Alms Giving.
ACP: Kigezi (Uganda): George Bagamuhunda

5th December, Watford Watford, St Luke Dave Middlebrook, Adrian Smith, (R) Dave Clarke

Thanksgiving: For the continued growth and new people coming each week.
Prayers: For the many visitors who will come over the Christmas period, that they may see 'Emmanuel - God with us'.
ACP: Kilmore; Elphin & Ardagh (Armagh, Ireland): Ferran Glenfield

6th December, Watford Watford, St Michael and All Angels (LEP) Geoffrey Calvert, (L) George Ochola, (R) Martin Heath

Thanksgiving: God’s continuing goodness to us.
Prayers: The needy people of our Church and Community.
ACP: Kimberley & Kuruman (Southern Africa): Oswald Swartz

7th December, Watford Watford, St Peter Chris Cottee, (Rs) Colin Heath, Michael White

Thanksgiving: For  encouragement in our Messy Church and Friday Tea Party groups.
Prayers: For all the preparations for the vicar's retirement in July after 28 years.
ACP: Kinkiizi (Uganda): Dan Zoreka

8th December, Welwyn Hatfield Ayot St Peter David Munchin, Susannah Underwood, Philip Waller, Dominic Holroyd-Thomas, (Rs) Usha Hull, Colin Hull, Catherine Jupp, John Burnapp, Mick Simmons

Thanksgiving: A new treasurer.
Prayers: A lavatory.
ACP: Kinshasa (Congo): Achille Mutshindu

9th December, Welwyn Hatfield Bishop’s Hatfield St Etheldreda with St Luke Darren Collins, Penny Thomson, (PTO) William Clocksin, Sue Stilwell, Carl Garner (R) John Barnard

Thanksgiving: For the planning of the West End Project, that it will make St Etheldreda’s accesable all year round.
Prayers: For the night shelter at St Lukes, and the guest who will use it over the winter period.
ACP: Falkland Islands (Extra-Provincial to Canterbury); Falkland Islands (Parish of): (Canterbury, Falkland Islands): Timothy Thornton

10th December, Welwyn Hatfield Bishop’s Hatfield St John In vacancy, (R) Vivien Marlow

Thanksgiving: Increased number of infant and adult baptisms.
Prayers: A new Team Vicar to fill the post.
ACP: Kirinyaga (Kenya): Joseph Kibuchwa

11th December, Welwyn Hatfield Bishop’s Hatfield St Michael and All Angels Paul Seymour

Thanksgiving: Thats the summer fete was a success. 
Prayers: For younger families to join us.
ACP: Kisangani (Congo): Lambert Funga Botolome; Nord Kivu (Congo): Muhindo Isesomo

12th December, Welwyn Hatfield Codicote Philip Waller, (R) Paul Evenett

Thanksgiving: The willingness of church members to serve the community together, whilst offering worship on Sundays in very different styles.
Prayers: For us all to make the most of opportunities at Christmas to bring friends and neighbours to church.
ACP: Kita Kanto (Japan): Zerubbabel Katsuichi Hirota

13th December, Welwyn Hatfield Datchworth Susannah Underwood, (R) Catherine Jupp

Thanksgiving: For a congregation that is joyful and hard working!
Prayers: For 'Choc 'n' Chat' - a group starting this term for teenagers to explore faith. 
ACP: Kitale (Kenya): Stephen Kewasis; Suffragan Bishop of Kitale (Kenya): Samson Tuliapus

14th December, Welwyn Hatfield Digswell Rob Marshall, (PTO) Margaret Cotton, John Cotton, Mike Shaw, (R) Rose Lloyd, (LLWs) Diana Holt, Ida Antwi

Thanksgiving: For community contacts across the parish during Advent.
Prayers: As the new Parish of Digswell emerges following pastoral reorganisation.
ACP: Kitgum (Uganda): Vacant

15th December, Welwyn Hatfield Hatfield Hyde, St Mary Magdalene

Prayers: We pray for the people of the church and the community they serve
ACP: Kitui (Kenya): Josephat Mule

16th December, Welwyn Hatfield Lemsford Paul Seymour

Thanksgiving: That our MAP planning work is proving to be be a big positive in the life of the church.
Prayers: That we find ways of encouraging children and parents from our school to attend church more.
ACP: Kivu (Rwanda): Augustin Ahimana

17th December, Welwyn Hatfield North Mymms In Vacancy

Thanksgiving: For all the visiting Priests and Readers plus the other ministers in the Hatfield Team, who have helped to guide us through our vacancy. We also give thanks for the work of the Churchwardens, especially during the vacancy.
Prayers: For the successful appointment of a new Team Vicar and the continued spiritual growth of our Parish.
ACP: Kobe (Japan): Augustine Naoaki Kobayashi

18th December, Welwyn Hatfield Panshanger Hayley Young

Thanksgiving: Praise God for the new people coming into the church, the baptisms and new membership.
Prayers: For the ongoing development of our Christian witness in the community. 
ACP: Koforidua (Ghana, West Africa): Felix Odei Annancy

19th December, Welwyn Hatfield Tewin Susannah Underwood, (R) Mr Mick Simmons

Thanksgiving: For the encounters we have through the occasional offices. 
Prayers: For our work with young families, that it may bear fruit. 
ACP: Kollam - Kottarakkara (South India): Vacant; Krishna-Godavari (South India): George Cornelious

20th December, Welwyn Hatfield Welwyn and Woolmer Green David Munchin, Susannah Underwood, Philip Waller, Dominic Holroyd-Thomas, (Rs) Usha Hull, Colin Hull, Catherine Jupp, John Burnapp, Mick Simmons

Thanksgiving: Successful pantomime.
Prayers: Rector makes it back from extended study leave.
ACP: Kondoa (Tanzania): Given Gaula

21st December, Welwyn Hatfield Welwyn Garden City Jenny Fennell, Liz Lavelle, (Rs) Carolyn Annand, Joan Gilbert

Thanksgiving: For the Christmas Tree Festival and Schools Week.
Prayers: For all who will worship with us over Christmas.
ACP: Kongor (Upper Nile, South Sudan): Gabriel Thuch Agoth Deng

22nd December, Wheathampstead Ayot St Lawrence

Prayers: We pray for the people of the church and the community they serve
ACP: Kontagora (Lokoja, Nigeria): Jonah Ibrahim

23rd December, Wheathampstead Flamstead

Prayers: We pray for the people of the church and the community they serve
ACP: Kubwa (Abuja, Nigeria): Duke Akamisoko

24th December, Wheathampstead Harpenden Dennis Stamps, Linda Williams, Sally Goodson, James Hadley, (L) Nicholas Goulding, (Rs) Pauline Gilbert, Jenny Goulding, Jacquie Hibbert, Andrew Marsh, Brenda Marshall, Edmund Marshall, Heather Richards, Gill White, Rachel Wakefield, (LLW) Gordon Bentley, Elizabeth De Jong, Nina Featherstone, Richard Hurst, Jean McIntosh, Christy Monson, Hilary Pask, Victoria Platt, Christine Powell, Suzanne Rose

Thanksgiving: For sound and light project and 800th anniversary celebrations at St Nicholas church, completion of Golden Jubilee Baptistry window at All Saints, continued growth of St Mary's.
Prayers: For our parish mission to children, families and young people.
ACP: Kuching (South East Asia): Danald Jute; Ast Bishop of Kuching (South East Asia):

25th December, Christmas Day

Festival: Christmas Day
Thanksgiving: The birth of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ
Prayers: That the world may know the light of Jesus, Immanuel, God with us
ACP: Solomon Cheong Sung Voon

26th December, Wheathampstead Harpenden, St John

Prayers: We pray for the people of the church and the community they serve
ACP: Kumi (Uganda): Thomas Irigei

27th December, Wheathampstead Kimpton

Prayers: We pray for the people of the church and the community they serve
ACP: Kushtia (Bangladesh): Samuel Sunil Mankhin

28th December, Wheathampstead Markyate Street, St John the Baptist

Prayers: We pray for the people of the church and the community they serve
ACP: Kutigi (Lokoja, Nigeria): Jeremiah Kolo; Kwara (Kwara, Nigeria): Olusegun Adeyemi

29th December, Wheathampstead Redbourn Will Gibbs, Tim Vickers, (R) Kay Vernon

Thanksgiving: For the vocations to various forms of ministry that have been nurtured in recent years.
Prayers: For our plans for a parish pilgrimage in 2019.
ACP: Kwoi (Abuja, Nigeria): Paul Zamani

30th December, Wheathampstead Sandridge Em Coley

Thanksgiving: The ministry of Rev Peter Crumpler and the work God has done through him in the 5 years he has been at St Leonard’s
Prayers: Ongoing development of links with our community, and new opportunities.
ACP: Kyoto (Japan): Stephen Takashi Kochi

31st December, Wheathampstead Wheathampstead

Prayers: We pray for the people of the church and the community they serve
ACP: Kyushu (Japan): Luke Ken-ichi Muto

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