Daily Prayers

In DECEMBER 2018 we pray for

Sat 01 Dec – BASSETLAW & BAWTRY DEANERY (Area Dean:  Jonathan Strickland; Lay Chair: Rick Brand; Associate Priests: Tim Pownall Jones, Irene Tissington)
Kibondo – (Tanzania) The Rt Revd Sospeter Ndenza
Kiteto – (Tanzania) The Rt Revd Isaiah Chambala

Sun 02 Dec –  ADVENT Sunday: Today we begin a new Church Year. We give thanks for all that has been and what shall be. We commit to the Lord our Advent Pledges for how we will see to assist Disciples to Grow Wider, Younger and Deeper across our diocese.
Lord God, may we, your people, who look forward to the birthday of Christ experience the joy of salvation and celebrate that feast with love and thanksgiving. We ask this through Jesus the Lord. Amen
PRAY for The Reformed Episcopal Church of Spain (E-P to the Archbishop of Canterbury)
The Reformed Episcopal Church of Spain – (Spain) The Rt Revd Carlos López-Lozano
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Finland: Diocese of Porvoo, Bishop Björn Vikström

Mon 03 Dec – Austerfield, St Helena; Bawtry, St Nicholas; Misson, St John the Baptist; Everton, Holy Trinity; Mattersey, All Saints (Jonathan Strickland, Becky Hancock)  
Kibungo – (Rwanda) The Rt Revd Emmanuel Ntazinda
Kigeme – (Rwanda) The Rt Revd Assiel Musabyimana

Tue 04 Dec – Beckingham, All Saints; Walkeringham, St Mary Magdalene; Misterton, All Saints; West Stockwith, St Mary the Blessed Virgin; Clayworth, St Peter; Gringley-on-the-Hill, St Peter & St Paul (David Henson)
Kigezi – (Uganda) The Rt Revd George Bagamuhunda

Wed 05 Dec – Blyth, St Mary & St Martin; St Mary & St Martin’s Church School; Ranskill, St Barnabas; Scrooby, St Wilfrid (Vacant: Area Dean: Jonathan Strickland; Lay Chair: Rick Brand; Churchwardens: Andrew Buchanan; Graham Robinson; David Stacey, David Hill, Gordon Ashworth, Maurice Clapham)
Kilmore, Elphin & Ardagh – (Armagh, Ireland) The Rt Revd Ferran Glenfield

Thu 06 Dec – SECTOR MINISTRIES: University Hospitals NHS Trust – Queens Medical Centre (Julian Hemstock, Gail Spencer, Christine Dolby)
Kimberley & Kuruman – (Southern Africa) The Rt Revd Oswald Swartz

Fri 07 Dec – Carlton-in-Lindrick, St John the Evangelist; Langold, St Luke; Oldcotes, St Mark (Mark Orr)
Kinkiizi – (Uganda) The Rt Revd Dan Zoreka

Sat 08 Dec – Harworth, All Saints (Nicky Skipworth)
Kinshasa – (Congo) The Rt Revd Achille Mutshindu

Sun 09 Dec – The work of Sacrista Prebend and its staff (Tony Evans)
PRAY for Falkland Islands (Extra-Provincial to Canterbury)
Falkland Islands (Parish of) – (Canterbury, Falkland Islands) The Rt Revd Timothy Thornton

Mon 10 Dec – Holbeck, St Winifred; Norton Cuckney, St Mary (David Gough, Richard Hanford)
Kirinyaga – (Kenya) The Rt Revd Joseph Kibichwa
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Finland: Diocese of Kuopio, Bishop Jari Jolkkonen

Tue 11 Dec – Retford Area Team Ministry: Babworth, All Saints; Ranby, St Martin; Scofton with Osberton, St John, Sutton-cum-Lound, St Bartholomew (Cora Yarrien)
Kisangani – (Congo) The Rt Revd Lambert Botolome
Nord Kivu – (Congo) The Rt Revd Muhindo Isesomo

Wed 12 Dec –  Clarborough, St John the Baptist; Hayton, St Peter; North Wheatley, St Peter & St Paul, with West Burton; Bole, St Martin with Saundby; Sturton, St Peter & St Paul; with Littleborough, North Leverton, St Martin; South Leverton, All Saints (Mark Cantrill)
Kita Kanto – (Japan) The Rt Revd Zerubbabel Hirota

Thu 13 Dec –  SECTOR MINISTRIES: University Hospitals NHS Trust – City Hospital (Julian Hemstock, Gail Spencer, Lynn Raynor)
Kitale – (Kenya) The Rt Revd Stephen Kewasis
Suffragan Bishop of Kitale – (Kenya) The Rt Revd Samson Tuliapus

Fri 14 Dec – East Drayton, St Peter with Dunham‐on‐Trent, Darlton, Ragnall,  Fledborough (Bronwen Gamble)
Kitgum – (Uganda) The Rt Revd Wilson Kitara

Sat 15 Dec – East Markham, St John the Baptist; Askham, St Nicholas; Headon, St Peter, with Upton; Grove, St Helen (Bronwen Gamble)
Kitui – (Kenya) The Rt Revd Josephat Mule

Sun 16 Dec – Diocesan Ecumenical Officer (Amanda Lees)
Kivu – (Rwanda) The Rt Revd Augustin Ahimana

Mon 17 Dec – Elkesley, St Giles; Bothamsall, Our Lady and St Peter; Eaton &  Gamston, All Saints’; West Drayton, St Paul’s (Cora Yarrien)
Kobe – (Japan) The Rt Revd Augustine Kobayashi
Church of Norway: Diocese of Borg, Bishop Atle Sommerfeldt

Tue 18 Dec – Rampton, All Saints; Laneham, St Peter; Treswell, St John the Baptist, with Cottam; Stokeham, St Peter (Peter Sheasby, Bronwen Gamble)
Koforidua – (Ghana, West Africa) The Rt Revd Felix Annancy

Wed 19 Dec – Ordsall, All Hallows; (Sue Caddy) Kollam – Kottarakkara – (South India) The Rt Revd Dr Oommen George
Krishna-Godavari – (South India) The Rt Revd George Tantepudi

Thu 20 Dec – DIOCESAN STAFF: Diocesan Chief Executive for the Diocese, Nigel Spraggins and the executive staff
Kondoa – (Tanzania) The Rt Revd Given Gaula

Fri 21 Dec – Retford, St Saviour; East Retford, St Swithun; West Retford, St Michael the Archangel (Ben Clayton, Sue Caddy, Kate Bottley, Churchwardens John Coates, Heather Paxman)
Kongor – (Upper Nile, South Sudan) The Rt Revd Gabriel Agot

Sat 22 Dec – Worksop Christ Church; Shireoaks, St Luke (Luiz Lima)
Kontagora – (Lokoja, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Jonah Ibrahim

Sun 23 Dec – Sisters of the Community of the Holy Cross, Costock
Kubwa – ( Abuja, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Duke Akamisoko

Mon 24 Dec – Christmas Eve: As we prepare for the celebration of Jesus’ birth, we pray for ourselves that we might invite Him to be born again in us as we Grow as Disciples
Kuching – (South East Asia) The Rt Revd Danald Jute
Kuching – (South East Asia) The Rt Revd Nelson Bulang
Church of Norway: Diocese of Oslo, Bishop Ole Christian Kvarme

Tue 25 Dec – Christmas Day – The greatest birth in history is celebrated today. We pray for all Christians across the world with whom we have links as the Saviour of the world is acclaimed.  O Come Let us Adore Him!
Kumi – (Uganda) The Rt Revd Edison Irigei

Wed 26 Dec – St Stephen: Today we recall the first Christian martyr. Someone will lose their life today because they proclaim Christ. In the midst of celebrations take a moment today to reflect upon this and pray for those who do not count the cost in being a sacrificial offering
Kushtia – (Bangladesh) The Rt Revd Samuel Mankhin

Thu 27 Dec – St John: ‘The Word was made Flesh and Dwelt Among Us’. With these words John acclaims the Incarnation of God and Man. Today we are thankful for John’s gift and for all evangelists in the Church
Kutigi – (Lokoja, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Jeremiah Kolo
Kwara – (Kwara, Nigeria) The Most Revd Olusegun Adeyemi

Fri 28 Dec – Holy Innocents: This sombre commemoration of the death of the young is a sharp counterpoint to the celebration of new birth. Please pray today for those who are innocent victims of aggression
Kwoi – ( Abuja, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Paul Zamani

Sat 29 Dec – St Thomas Becket: Today we commemorate another martyr. We give thanks for Thomas’s gift of faith and pray for Justin, his successor.   
Kyoto – (Japan) The Rt Revd Stephen Kochi

Sun 30 Dec – The first ‘quiet day’ of the week, with no feast day. Take a few minutes today to be thankful for things that can be celebrated from the last week. We remember those who have not been able to see family and friends as they have been caring for others and serving in the emergency services
Kyushu – (Japan) The Rt Revd Luke Ken-ichi Muto

Mon 31 Dec – John Wyclif: Today we recall the life of one of the churches great reformers. We thank God for the vision we have to Grow Disciples and for the year ahead as we seek to introduce new people to Jesus Christ as our Lord 
Lafia – (Abuja, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Godwin Robinson


In JANUARY 2019 we pray for

Tue 01 Jan – Naming of Jesus: Today we celebrate with the Holy Family as they offer Jesus to the Lord as their first born.  We pray for all babies born today and for their family that they may grow in safety and security and ‘in the knowledge of the Lord’.
Lagos (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Humphery Olumakaiye (Diocesan Bishop)
Lagos Mainland (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Adebayo Akinde
Lagos West (Nigeria) The Rt Revd James Odedeji (Diocesan Bishop)

Wed 02 –  Jan Burntstump Seely C of E Primary Academy: Headteacher: Heather Gabb
Lahore (Pakistan) The Rt Revd Irfan Jamil (Diocesan Bishop)
South Western Brazil (Brazil) The Rt Revd Francisco Da Silva (Diocesan Bishop)
Southeast Florida (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Peter Eaton (Diocesan Bishop)

Thu 03 Jan – Archbishop Cranmer C of E Primary Academy: Headteacher: Kate Watson
Lainya (South Sudan) The Rt Revd Eliaba Obede (Diocesan Bishop)
Southeastern Mexico (Mexico) The Rt Revd Benito Juarez-Martinez (Diocesan Bishop)

Fri 04 Jan – Bleasby C of E Primary School: Headteacher: Sam Mensah
Lake Malawi (Central Africa) The Rt Revd Francis Kaulanda (Diocesan Bishop)
Southern Brazil (Brazil) The Rt Revd Humberto Goncalves (Diocesan Bishop)
Gippsland (Australia) The Rt Revd Dr Richard Treloar (Diocesan Bishop)

Sat 05 Jan – The Primary School of St Mary & St Martin, Blyth: Headteacher: Alison Richardson
Lake Rukwa (Tanzania) The Rt Revd Mathayo Kasagara (Diocesan Bishop)
Southern Highlands (Tanzania) The Rt Revd Julius Lugendo (Diocesan Bishop)
Gitega (Burundi) The Rt Revd John Nduwayo (Diocesan Bishop)
Gitega (Burundi) The Rt Revd Aimé Kimararungu

Sun 06 Jan – EPIPHANY : Bramcote Church of England (Aided) Primary School: Headteacher: Sarah Meredith
Pray for the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia
The Most Revd Philip Richardson – Bishop of Taranaki and Primate
The Most Revd Don Tamihere – Pihopa o Aotearora and Primate
The Most Revd Fereimi Cama – Bishop of Polynesia and Primate

Mon 07 Jan – Bulwell St Mary’s C of E Primary School:  Headteacher: Daniel Farthing
Lango (Uganda) The Rt Revd Alfred Olwa (Diocesan Bishop)
Southern Malawi (Central Africa) The Rt Revd Alinafe Kalemba (Diocesan Bishop)
Glasgow & Galloway (Scotland) The Rt Revd Gregor Duncan (Diocesan Bishop)

Tue 08 Jan – Bunny C of E School, Nottingham: Headteacher: Georgina Anelay
Langtang (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Stanley Fube (Diocesan Bishop)
Southern Nyanza (Kenya) The Rt Revd James Ochiel (Diocesan Bishop)
Southern Nyanza (Kenya) The Rt Revd John Omangi

Wed 09 Jan – St Wilfrid’s C of E Primary School, Calverton: Headteacher: Ian Bullock
Lebombo (Southern Africa) The Rt Revd Carlos Matsinhe (Diocesan Bishop)
Southern Ohio (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Thomas Breidenthal (Diocesan Bishop)
Southern Philippines (Philippines) The Rt Revd Danilo Bustamante (Diocesan Bishop)

Thu 10 Jan Dean Hole Primary School, Caunton
Executive Headteacher: Marie Thompson: Head of School: Ann Clark
Leeds (England) The Rt Revd Nicholas Baines (Diocesan Bishop)
Leeds (England) The Rt Revd Jonathan Gibbs
Leeds (England) The Rt Revd Helen-Ann Hartley
Leeds (England) The Rt Revd Toby Howarth
Leeds (England) The Rt Revd Anthony Robinson
Leeds (England) The Rt Revd Paul Slater

Fri 11 Jan – Coddington C of E Primary School: Headteacher: Jon Brown
Leicester (England) The Rt Revd Martyn Snow (Diocesan Bishop)
Leicester (England) The Rt Revd Guli Francis-Dehqani
Southern Virginia (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Herman Hollerith (Diocesan Bishop)
Gloucester (England) The Rt Revd Rachel Treweek (Diocesan Bishop)
Gloucester (England) The Rt Revd Robert Springett

Sat 12 Jan – Colwick, St John the Baptist Primary School:  Headteacher:  Chris Belton
Lesotho (Southern Africa) The Rt Revd Adam Taaso (Diocesan Bishop)
Southwark (England) The Rt Revd Christopher Chessun (Diocesan Bishop)
Southwark (England) The Rt Revd Richard Cheetham
Southwark (England) The Rt Revd Johnathan Clark
Southwark (England) The Rt Revd Woyin Dorgu

Sun 13 Jan – Our Link Diocese of the Holy Land, Father Fahdi, the Clergy and the people
Pray for the Anglican Church of Australia
The Most Revd Philip Leslie Freier – Archbishop of Melbourne & Primate of Australia

Mon 14 Jan – Costock C of E Primary School: Headteacher: Jane Mellor
Lexington (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Mark van Koevering (Diocesan Bishop)
Southwell & Nottingham (England) The Rt Revd Paul Williams (Diocesan Bishop)
Southwell & Nottingham (England) The Rt Revd Anthony Porter
Gogrial (South Sudan) The Rt Revd Abraham Mangong (Diocesan Bishop)

Tue 15 Jan – Cotgrave C of E Primary School: Headteacher: Craig Moxham
Liberia (West Africa) The Most Revd Jonathan Hart (Diocesan Bishop)
Southwest Florida (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Dabney Smith (Diocesan Bishop)

Wed 16 – Jan Cuckney C of E Primary School:  Headteacher: Lisa Crossland
Lichfield (England) The Rt Revd Michael Ipgrave (Diocesan Bishop)
Lichfield (England) The Rt Revd Geoffrey Annas
Lichfield (England) The Rt Revd Clive Gregory
Lichfield (England) Vacant
Southwestern Virginia (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Mark Bourlakas (Diocesan Bishop)

Thu 17 Jan – Dunham-on-Trent C of E Primary School: Headteacher: Julia Wallace
Limerick & Killaloe (Ireland) The Rt Revd Kenneth Kearon (Diocesan Bishop)
Spokane (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Gretchen Rehberg (Diocesan Bishop)

Fri 18 Jan – WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY:  St Peter’s C of E Academy, East Bridgford:  Headteacher: Richard Tomlinson
Lincoln (England) The Rt Revd Christopher Lowson (Diocesan Bishop)
Lincoln (England) The Rt Revd Nicholas Chamberlain
Lincoln (England) The Rt Revd David Court
Springfield (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Daniel Martins (Diocesan Bishop)
Goma (Congo) The Rt Revd Kadhoro Makanirwa (Diocesan Bishop)

Sat 19 Jan – St Mary’s C of E Primary School, Edwinstowe:  Executive Headteacher: Sue Ilett-Coupe, Head of School: Maria Parkin
Litoral Ecuador (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Alfredo Morante (Diocesan Bishop)
St Albans (England) The Rt Revd Alan Smith (Diocesan Bishop)
St Albans (England) The Rt Revd Richard Atkinson
St Albans (England) The Rt Revd Michael Beasley
Gombe (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Henry Ndukuba (Diocesan Bishop)

Sun 20 Jan – All engaged in the Healing Ministry throughout the Diocese of Southwell & Nottingham
Pray for the united Church of Bangladesh
The Most Revd Paul Sarker – Moderator, Church of Bangladesh & Bishop of Dhaka

Mon 21 Jan – All Saints Anglican/Methodist Primary School, Elston:  Headteacher: Lisa Richmond
Liverpool (England) The Rt Revd Paul Bayes (Diocesan Bishop)
Liverpool (England) The Rt Revd Richard Blackburn
St Asaph (Wales) The Rt Revd Gregory Cameron (Diocesan Bishop)
Grafton (Australia) Vacant (Diocesan Bishop)

Tue 22 Jan – St Peter’s Crosskeys C of E Academy, Farndon:  Headteacher: Elizabeth Duffell
Liwolo Area (South Sudan) The Rt Revd Joseph Nicanor
St Davids (Wales) The Rt Revd Joanna Penberthy (Diocesan Bishop)

Wed 23 Jan – Farnsfield St Michael’s C of E VA Primary School: Headteacher: Tony Walker
Llandaff (Wales) The Rt Revd June Osborne (Diocesan Bishop)
St Edmundsbury & Ipswich (England) The Rt Revd Martin Seeley (Diocesan Bishop)
St Edmundsbury & Ipswich (England) The Rt Revd Michael Harrison
St Helena (Southern Africa) Vacant (Diocesan Bishop)

Thu 24 Jan – Gamston C of E Aided Primary School: Executive Headteacher: Phil Abbott
Lokoja (Nigeria) The Most Revd Emmanuel Egbunu (Diocesan Bishop)
St Mark the Evangelist (Southern Africa) The Rt Revd Martin Breytenbach (Diocesan Bishop)

Fri 25 Jan – All Hallows Church of England Primary School, Gedling:  Headteacher: John Graham
Lomega (South Sudan) The Most Revd Paul Benjamin Yugusuk (Diocesan Bishop)
Sunyani (West Africa) The Rt Revd Festus Yeboah-Asuamah (Diocesan Bishop)
Grahamstown (Southern Africa) The Rt Revd Ebenezer Ntlali (Diocesan Bishop)

Sat 26 Jan – St Peter’s C of E Primary School, Gringley on the Hill:  Headteacher: Yvonne Reeson
London (England) The Rt Revd and Rt Hon Sarah Mullally (Diocesan Bishop)
London (England) The Rt Revd Jonathan Baker
London (England) The Rt Revd Peter Broadbent
London (England) The Rt Revd Adrian Newman
London (England) The Rt Revd Ric Thorpe
London (England) The Rt Revd Graham Tomlin
London (England) The Rt Revd Robert Wickham

Sun 27 Jan – Diocesan Readers (Jackie Johnson, Ministry Development Adviser; Chris Perrett, Warden; Barbara Coleman, Readers & RLM CME Officer)
Pray for the Igreja Episcopal Anglicana do Brasil
The Most Revd Naudal Gomes – Primate of Brazil & Bishop of Curitiba

Mon 28 Jan – Gunthorpe Church of England Primary School: Headteacher: Claire Bills
Long Island (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Lawrence Provenzano (Diocesan Bishop)
Swansea & Brecon (Wales) The Most Revd John Davies (Primate)
Guadalcanal (Melanesia) The Rt Revd Nathan Tome (Diocesan Bishop)

Tue 29 Jan – Chaplains in Schools
Los Angeles (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd John Taylor (Diocesan Bishop)
Los Angeles (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd John Harvey Taylor
Los Angeles (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Diane Bruce
Swaziland (Southern Africa) The Rt Revd Ellinah Wamukoya (Diocesan Bishop)

Wed 30 Jan – Multi Academy Trusts (The Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham Multi Academy Trust – Chris Moodie, Bluecoat Academies Trust – Sian Hampton, Aspire Academies Trust – Martyn Skinner, Transform Academies Trust – Rebecca Meredith)
Louisiana (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Morris Thompson, Jr. (Diocesan Bishop)
Sydney (Australia) The Most Revd Dr Glenn Davies (Diocesan Bishop)
Sydney (Australia) The Rt Revd Chris Edwards (Assistant Bishop)
Sydney (Australia) The Rt Revd Peter Hayward (Assistant Bishop)
Sydney (Australia) The Rt Revd Ivan Lee (Assistant Bishop)
Sydney (Australia) The Rt Revd Peter Lin (Assistant Bishop)
Sydney (Australia) The Rt Revd Michael Stead (Assistant Bishop)
Tabora (Tanzania) The Rt Revd Elias Chakupewa (Diocesan Bishop)

Thu 31 Jan – Our Link Diocese of Burundi, Archbishop Bernard Ntahoturi, the Clergy and the People
Luapula (Central Africa) The Rt Revd Robert Mumbi (Diocesan Bishop)
Taita-Taveta (Kenya) The Rt Revd Liverson Mng’onda (Diocesan Bishop)






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