Please pray for all those in our congregation who are in poor health at this time. We pray for Diane Burgess, Irene Greenwood, Jean Baxter, Don and Eva Thomas, May Hankin, Anthony Parkinson, Bev Sharrock, Jack Dowson and Bill Parry. Please also pray for Phyllis, Jeff Whittle’s sister who is awaiting an operation this week and is experiencing pain, Pray for all family members and friends known to you who are in hospital, or at home receiving or awaiting treatment .
Please also pray for family and friends of Heather Orry who passed away last week. Pray for God’s comfort and love to surround them at this sad time. Pray too for all the staff and friends of Leyland Methodist School in their loss of their colleague and friend. Pray for all who have lost family members or loved friends this year as Christmas could be a difficult time for them too face, Pray that they will have friends to support them and care for them.
Pray for all the acts of Advent preparation taking place here and throughout the Circuit and for our engagement with them; for the county-wide “Lancashire Sings Christmas” Radio broadcast (Thursday 14th) and for our witness, through participation, at various venues across our Circuit.
please pray for all areas of the world where there is conflict or warfare. pray that God’s peace may come to the world and that the leaders of the nations will seek peaceful solutions to their problems.
Pray too for all those who are refugees this wintertime, those who have had to leave their homes and families to seek out a better life. Pray for the relief and aid agencies in their work in these situations for wisdom and guidance in all that they do.