PHASE ask us to pray for Bethany Murray and Donna Wade at PHASE as they re-launch Creative Space this week to offer continued support after school to those in Secondary schools who have previously attended self-harm or anxiety groups run by PHASE.
We give thanks with The Hub Church for their recent church holiday. We pray for those who found that the experience deepened their faith and experienced enhanced relationships within their church community.
On the Centenary of the Armistice at the end of the First World War, we remember the services taking place this morning in churches across Hitchin and the town service at St Mary's this afternoon.
“North Herts Inter Faith Forum” asks for prayers for its AGM at 7.30 pm this coming Wednesday and we join in praying for their speaker, Rev. Dr. Canon Andrew Wingate the Inter Faith Adviser to the Bishop of Leicester.
We join with Wymondley Baptist Chapel in asking that the Lord will inspire and bless all who lead and participate in a range of events that they are holding over the autumn and Christmas period. Today we particularly pray for their involvement in marking Remembrance Sunday in the village and their local quiz night next Saturday.
Please pray for the Link to Hope Shoebox project running throughout next week at Walsworth Road Baptist Church. We pray particularly for Julie as she leads the project and we pray that each box received this Christmas be a blessing to the recipient.
We pray for the Churches Together in Hitchin Council and AGM giving thanks for the past year and the work of John Maguire of Tilehouse Street Baptist Church as outgoing Chair. We also take the opportunity to pray for the life of Churches Together in the coming year and for the Rev Donald Smith of Built on Faith Church as the new Chair.
We ask the Lord to give a special blessing to all those involved in Messy Church next Saturday at Wymondley Baptist Chapel. We remember those making preparations and we pray the Lord’s blessing on all who attend.
As Christchurch continues through a year of ministerial vacancy we pray for that Christian congregation. We particularly those stepping up to take on extra responsibilities and all prospective ministers.
We give prayerful thanks for the many years of ministry of the Rev Michael Roden as Rector of St Mary's Church and pray for him and his family as he moves to be Canon Chancellor of Bristol Cathedral.
The Bishop of Hertford is visiting the Hub Church today for baptisms, re-affirmation of baptism by full immersion and confirmations. We pray for all candidates as they embark on this amazing next step of their faith journey.
Similarly we join with Tilehouse Street Baptist Church in giving thanks to God for the joy of a baptism and the five people coming into membership at their morning service today.
We pray for the Nativity Festival at St Ippolyts Parish Church and that the display of cribs may be an inspiration to all who visit.
We also hold in our prayers all involved in `Messy St Mark's' being held this coming Thursday at Oughton School.
Holy SaviourChurch ask us to join them in prayer for another successful Christmas Tree Festival next weekend
We support The Hub Church in our prayers today as they hold one of their “Newcomers Tea Afternoons”. Please pray that all their new members feel at home!
We pray for Carols in the Market Place this afternoon led by the Donald Smith and the Rev Jane Robson, with Hitchin Community Brass, asking that the true message of Christmas may be proclaimed.
We pray with Christchurch that the Lord blesses all those involved in their Messy Church event next Saturday.
PHASE ask us to pray for all the staff at Hitchin Boys’ School as they cope with increased student numbers and as they remember the tragic death of a staff member last Christmas. May the cakes PHASE take into the staff room this month from the churches be a real blessing to them.
At this time of year we hold in our prayers all at St Mary’s Church who will be welcoming many schools and organisations for carol services and Christmas concerts. We pray that the welcome that they are able to extend will show Christ at work in our community.
We offer prayers today forthe “Nativity from Scratch” service taking place this morning at Walsworth Road Baptist Church.
We also pray today for The Hub Church’s “Carol’s at Osinsky’s” which is their annual Christmas social. We hope that it again proves a great opportunity for non-Christian friends to engage with the church.
We remember in our prayers today all the various services that will take place over the Christmas season wherever they are hosted by the eighteen member churches of Churches Together in Hitchin.
We pray with Wymondley Baptist Chapel as they ask God’s help in continuing to explore leadership options. May God help them to be wise in their planning and to be open to options arising and we continue to pray for their deacons as they face changes.
The congregation at Christchurch encourage us to thank the Lord in prayer with them as they enter their 50th Anniversary year as a combined Methodist/URC “Local Ecumenical Project” with all the blessings this coming together has brought.