Monthly prayer sheet November 2017

  OUR DAILY BREAD        November  2017

 

Advent – a time of waiting and praying for our Lord to come into our lives again.

Christmas – a time of glad tiding and great joy to all men. Christ is here amongst us once more.

ALLELULA !

Friday 1st:  Residents in Aireworth St. & Clergy of the Parish.

God of hope and promise, be with us throughout this Advent season, and draw us ever closer as we journey together toward the stable, and the birth of your Son, our Saviour. Amen.

 

Saturday 2nd: Residents in Albion Rd. & Church Wardens, A.L.M’s, Readers.

 

 

Friday 3rd: Residents in Anderby Walk & PCC Members, Treasurer & Secretary.

There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens. Ecclesiastes 3:1. God gives us the seasons of our lives. Lord God, You lead me through the seasons, and whether I’m laughing or crying I know You are with me. May I reach out to someone with Your love today. Amen

 

Saturday 4th: Residents in Bamber Croft & Organist and Choir.

Jesusactions spoke louder than words. Ours should too. Greater love has no one than this,that he lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13.

 

Gospel reading for the week ahead: Matthew 24:1-14.

 

Sunday 5th: Residents in Barnaby’s Rd., Bristle Hall Way. & Lay Eucharist Assts.

 The Good Shepherd – “I, the Sovereign Lord tell you that I myself will look for my sheep and take care of them in the same way as shepherds take care of their sheep that were scattered and are brought together again. I myself will be the shepherd of my sheep, and I will find them a place to rest. I, the Sovereign Lord, Have spoken.” Ezekiel 34: 11,12,15.

 

Monday 6th: Residents in Chorley Rd, The Meadows & Sidespeople, Intercessors.

 An honest answer is a sign of true friendship. Proverbs 24:26

Tuesday 7th: Residents in Dicconson Lane & Team Ministry, Healing Ministry.

The best thing we can do for friends is to introduce them to our Best Friend – Jesus. The people brought to Jesus all who had various kinds of sickness, and laying His hands on each one, He healed them. Luke 4:40.

 

Wednesday 8th: Residents in Church Lane, Wingates Lane & Women’s Guild.

 

O Lord, hear my prayer; O Lord, hear my prayer: when I call, answer me – O Lord, hear my prayer; O Lord, hear my prayer; come and listen to me. From Psalm 130/Hymn 908.

 

Thursday 9th: Residents in Church St. to Railway Station & Gates Primary School

Thank God every morning, when you get up, that you have something to do that day which must be done, whether you like it or not. Charles Kingsley.

 

Friday 10th: Residents in Croft St. Dixon St. Westchapel Mews & Men’s Grp.

Our Lord did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life as a ransom for many. May we, like Him, be compassionate and available to others today. Follow Jesus’ example: reach out to others in need. For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life as a ransom for many. Mark 10:45.

 

Saturday 11th: Residents in Dixon Crt. & Wingates Residential Home

Remembrance Day:

They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old:

Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.

At the going down of the sun and in the morning,

We will remember them. Lawrence Binyon.

 

Gospel reading for the week ahead: Matthew 25: 1-13

 

Sunday 12th: Residents in Fawcett’s Fold & Housebound, Emergency Services.

Remembrance Sunday

th?u=https%3a%2f%2fc2In Flanders fields the poppies blow between the crosses, row on row, that mark our place; and in the sky the larks, still bravely singing, fly scarce heard amid the guns below.

 

We pray for and remember all those who have been killed in warfare.

 

Monday 13th: Residents in Greensmith’s Way & Brownies, Tiddliewinks Grps

And did those feet in ancient times, walk upon England’s mountain green?

And was the holy lamb of God, on England’s pleasant pastures seen?

And did the countenance divine, shine forth upon our clouded hills?

And was Jerusalem builded here, among the dark satanic mills? William Blake (Verse 1)

 

Tuesday 14th:  Residents in Hardy Close & Gardeners, Flower Arrangers.

Give thanks to the Lord, because he is good; his love is eternal. 1 Corinthians 16:34

 

Wednesday 15th: Residents in Holden Lea & Cleaning Team, Kitchen Crew.

The lark’s on the wing; The snail’s on the thorn; God’s in His heaven – all’s right with the world. Robert Browning

 

Thursday 16th: Residents in James St. & Children’s Church & Helpers.

Bring me my bow of burning gold, bring me my arrows of desire;

Bring me my spear, O clouds unfold! Bring me my chariot of fire;

I shall not sleep from mental fight, nor shall my sword sleep in my hand;

Till we have built Jerusalem; In England’s green and pleasant land. William Blake (2)

 

Friday 17th: Residents in Lever St. & Social Events.

God doesn’t comfort us to make us comfortable; He comforts us to make us comforters. He comforts us in all our troubles so that we can comfort others. 2 Corinthians 1:4

O God, how blessed we are that we can use the very things that brought us such pain to help someone else. Give us opportunities, Lord, to help others see that their greatest comfort comes from the God of all comfort. Amen.
 

Saturday 18th: Residents in Manchester Rd. to bridge & Family Services.

Church Christmas Fair 11.00am – 2.00pm.

The Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, self-control. Galatians 5:22. As I look ahead to a busy day, help me to choose to seek you first. Enable me to be more kind, more loving, and more Christlike as I encounter people today. Amen

 

Gospel reading for the week ahead: 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11

 

Sunday 19th: Residents in Part St. & 8.00 am Service & Congregation

But when we speak with God, our power of addressing Him …… and listening to His still small voice, depends on our will being one and the same with His. Florence Nightingale.

 

Monday 20th: Residents in Plough Fields & 11.15 am Service & Congregation.

Hugh, Bishop of Lincoln – Hugh revived the Lincoln schools, repaired and enlarged the cathedral, drew together the clergy to meet in synod and generally brought an efficiency and stability to the Church which was to be much emulated. Hugh also showed great compassion for the poor and the oppressed, ensuring that sufferers of leprosy were cared for and that Jews were not persecuted. He died in London on this day in the year 1200

 

Tuesday 21st: Residents in Ryecroft Drive & Baptism Families.

Stupidity is also a gift of God, but one mustn’t misuse it. Pope John Paul 11

 

Wednesday 22nd: Residents in Scott St. & Services in the Team and their Congregations.

Today, God will give us what we need for today, and tomorrow, He’ll give us what we need for tomorrow. Then the Lord said to Moses “ I will rain down bread from heaven for you. The people are to go out each day and gather enough for that day.” Exodus 16:4

 

Thursday 23rd: Residents in Seddon St. & The Industrial Estates.

The Lord’s my shepherd I’ll not want. He makes me lie in pastures green. He leads me by the still, still waters, His goodness restores my soul. And I will trust in You alone, and I will trust in you alone, for Your endless mercy follows me, Your goodness will lead me home. Hymn 1008.

 

Friday 24th: Residents in St. John’s Ave. & Car Showrooms and Car Drivers.

If I raise my voice, may it be only in praise. If I clench my fist, may it be only in prayer. If I make a demand, may it be only of myself. Max Lucado.

 

Saturday 25th: Residents in St. John’s Crt. & Small Businesses, Public Houses.

God gave us sunshine, birds and trees, the star filled sky above. He gave us beauty, flowers and friends and special people to love; and then because each life would bring its share of stress and care, he gave to us a wondrous gift - the miracle of prayer.

 

The Gospel Reading for the week ahead: Matthew 25: 31-end.

 

Sunday 26th: Residents in The Croft & Farmers and Agriculture.

Jesus, you are the light even in the darkest places. Help us to trust in you when we are lost or lonely. Shine hope in our hearts we pray. Amen

 

Monday 27th: Residents in Thomas St. & Stewardship, Time & Talents.

Make you life like a garden full of daises; Bright and happy to be basking in the Lord’s care.

 

Tuesday 28th: Residents in Willow Bank & Our Church Building, Graveyard.

In every situation we have two options: Trust in the Lord, or choose another. Some trust in chariots and horses, but we trust in the name of the Lord our God. Psalm 20:7

 

Wednesday 29th: Residents in Wingates Grove & weddings & Funerals.

I will sing to my God a new song: O Lord, you are great and glorious, wonderful in strength, invincible. Judith 16:13.

 

Thursday 30th: Residents in Wingates Square & Shops & those outside our Parish.

God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in times of trouble. Psalm 46:1.

 

Dear Lord, we thank you for these crisp November days and ask you to keep all your children safely gathered in the family home. But we also ask you to be with those who have no home in these short days and long dark, cold nights. Amen.

 

 


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