Prayer notes from ‘Call to Pray’ evening – 15 Oct 2014

thank you on beach“Rejoice in the Lord always. Again I will say, rejoice!”

(Philippians 4: 4)

Give Thanks

Thank God for the ministry of those who have taken on interim roles during the vacancy in the Lordsbridge team.

Praying for the team

  • For Becca joining us and for her family
  • For the evolution/transition for the Team at all levels as Becca including
  • Kathma takes up an administration role across the Team.

The development of our mission beyond the parish churches

  • For a group of people to pray for a new worshipping community, for where it might be and for those called to be directly involved.
  • For vision and discernment about what, where and who
  • For the development of relationships in the planning process for Bourn Airfield Development

Praying for Lordsbridge churches

  • Comberton and Caldecote  – please pray for eight children preparing to receive first Communion  this Autumn
  • Toft – please pray for the special service on the evening of October 26th to remember those whom we love who have died. This is the first time Toft have had a service like this.
  • Caldecote – we hope to re-start a midweek study group. Please pray for us to contact those who may be interested in or helped by this.
  •  All Soul’s services in other churches and ministry to the bereaved.
  • Sacred Space on 16 Nov; spirituality of autumn
  • United area wide service on 23 Nov with Adrian Chatfield speaking: ‘Connecting with God’

Praying for the Middle East and other parts of the world in crisis
Lighting candles and praying silently

Praying for Shaping a vision for the Diocese of Ely

  • Bishop Stephen, Alex Hughes (Archdeacon) and Mike Booker working with a small strategy group on priorities for how we can best be “a generous and visible people of Jesus Christ”

Praying for support for Papworth Team

  • Some of the clergy and lay ministers from Lordsbridge will be helping Papworth during their vacancy

Closing prayer:

Lord God, in your love you sent your Son
In your grace you called us back to you.
In your mission you placed us where we are
And formed us into a team
Call us onward into your purposes and growth
Through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen.

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About Alison Myers

I am Team Rector for the Lordsbridge Team of Churches, a cluster of 11 villages west of Cambridge. Within the Team, I am Vicar of Hardwick and Dry Drayton, and Lead Minister for Pioneering Projects.
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