Category: Prayer


WEEK OF PRAYER AND FASTING – MARCH 27TH-APRIL 2ND 2017

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Silhouetted figure in prayer

Welcome to our Week of Prayer and Fasting. We have put together a few suggestions for prayer each day. This is not an exhaustive list so please don’t be constrained by it but pray as the Spirit leads you.

Monday: Gospel Outreach In Corsham And Surrounding Areas

“The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.” Matthew 9:37

Ask God to so fill our hearts with the love of Christ that it overflows to those around us

  • Give us hearts for the lost
  • Live lives that shine God’s light into our community – at work, school, home
  • Opportunities in Rudloe and Wadswick Green
  • Easter outreach opportunities
  • The older generation
  • Neighbours in your street

Tuesday: Youth And Children’s Ministry At Priory Street And Church On The Green

Thank God for the many children and young people connected to the church

  • Junior Church
  • Toddler Groups
  • The Ark
  • Friday evening groups – Encounter, Engage and Energize
    Youth Groups
  • Opportunities to witness in schools
  • “School-gate” opportunities

Wednesday: Leadership Team

Eddie Larkman, Rob Durant, Dan Ovens, Alan Christie, Alan Kember, Adrian Pillinger, Roger Hammett, Joan Cooper, Wendy Rowe, Martin Sheringham, Matt Grylls, Rhiannon Price, Paul Garcia

Pray for them in their

  • Leadership roles
  • Home life
  • Work life
  • Walk with God
  • Wisdom and guidance as they seek to lead the church particularly concerning “congregational shepherds”

Thursday: Leaders Of The United Kingdom And The World

Scripture urges us to pray for

“all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness.” 1 Timothy 2:2

Let us pray that:

  • They would seek to do what is right
  • They would value fairness and justice
  • They would protect the weak and the poor
  • They would seek wise counsel and heed it
  • They would seek to govern and make laws in accordance with God’s will
  • Ask God to raise up more Christians in leadership roles throughout the world
    Pray for the families of world leaders

Friday: Refugees And Asylum Seekers

  • Those in refugee camps
  • Those seeking refuge here in Britain and Europe
  • That they would meet with compassion and kindness
  • Those who work with refugees/asylum seekers e.g. Oasis in Austria, those working with unaccompanied children/young people
  • Wisdom for governments seeking to deal with the huge numbers of refugees

Saturday: Something God Has Laid On Your Heart

  • Unreached peoples?
  • Family?
  • Neighbours?
  • Persecuted church?
  • Situations in the world?