Please pray for the family and friends of Mel P who died this week. Pray thanking God for Mel’s time with us at LMC and for comfort for those who are bereaved.

Please also continue to pray for Brian and Joan E and all of Pat’s family and friends as Pat’s funeral is held. Pray that God’s love will surround them at this time.

Please remember in prayer Ann and Alan D and all their family in their loss of Marilyn and Lynda. Pray that God’s presence will continue to comfort and strengthen them.

Please pray for all those in our church family and in your own family and circles of friends who are suffering in any way at this time, whether from sickness, emotional problems, concerns about jobs and careers, family worries or financial problems. Pray that each one will be aware that they can turn to God for his comfort and sustaining power in all situations.

Please pray for the Methodist stationing process which is taking place. Pray that our circuit will be able to appoint a minister to join the circuit ministry team, and for all ministers and churches which will be involved in this process.

Please pray for all the ministers and local preachers in our circuit. Pray that they will be guided and protected by God as they carry out their ministry and also give thanks for all that they have been enabled to do to ensure we are able to worship during this unusual time.

Pray for our stewards, leadership teams and circuit stewards and staff for them to be protected and equipped to carry on their duties in so many different ways.

Please pray for the leaders and government of our country as they seek to make difficult decisions on the future handling of the Covid 19 pandemic. Pray for wisdom and integrity in all that they undertake.

Pray for all those involved in the NHS and all working in Care Homes , that they will be protected and strengthened in their work. Pray too for those working to develop a vaccine to protect against Covid, that their work will be productive and thorough.