Daily Prayers

In MARCH 2018 we pray for:

Thu 01 Mar St David’s Day
SECTOR MINISTRIES: John Eastwood Hospice (Vacant)
Belize – (West Indies) The Rt Revd Philip Wright

Fri 02 Mar – Norwell, St Laurence; Norwell Church School; Ossington, Holy Rood; Cromwell, St Giles; Caunton, St Andrew; Dean Hole Church School; Sutton-upon-Trent, All Saints; Carlton-on-Trent, St Mary; (Mark Adams)
Bendigo – (Victoria, Australia) The Rt Revd Matt Brain

Sat 03 Mar – Boughton, St Matthew; Ollerton, St Giles; Ollerton, St Paulinus (Zoe Burton, Anna  Alls, Phil Howson)
Benin – (Bendel, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Peter Imasuen

Sun 04 – Mar Our Link Diocese of Natal, Bishop Dino, the Clergy and People
PRAY for Province de L’Eglise Anglicane Du Congo The Most Revd Zacharie Masimango Katanda Archbishop of the Congo & Bishop of Kindu

Mon 05 Mar – West Trent Benefice: Bleasby, St Mary; Halloughton, St James; Hoveringham, St Michael; Morton, St Denis; Rolleston, Holy Trinity; Thurgarton, St Peter; Upton, St Peter & St Paul (Phil White)
Bethlehem – (III, The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Sean Rowe

Tue 06 Mar – Shelton, St Mary & All Saints; Sibthorpe, St Peter (Liz Murray) 
Bhopal – (North India) The Rt Revd Robert Ali

Wed 07 Mar – Southwell, Holy Trinity (Andrew Porter, Cathy Porter, Alison Jones, Ant Dixon) 
Bida – (Abuja, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Jonah Kolo

Thu 08 Mar – DIOCESAN STAFF: Director of Education for the Diocese, Claire Meese and her colleagues
Birmingham – (Canterbury, England) The Rt Revd David Andrew Urquhart
Birmingham – Aston – (Canterbury, England) The Rt Revd Anne Elizabeth Hollinghurst
Blackburn – (York, England) The Rt Revd Julian Tudor Henderson
Blackburn – Burnley – (York, England) The Rt Revd Philip North
Blackburn – Lancaster – (York, England) The Rt Revd Geoffrey Seagrave Pearson

Fri 09 Mar  Southwell, St Mary the Virgin (Nicola Sullivan, Jacqui Jones, Nigel Coates, Matthew Askey, the Chapter and all who serve the ministry and mission of the Cathedral)    
Bo (Sierra Leone) – (West Africa, West Africa) The Rt Revd Emmanuel Tucker

Sat 10 Mar Staunton, St Mary (Liz Murray) 
Boga – (Congo) The Rt Revd Mugenyi William Bahemuka

Sun 11 Mar  MOTHERING SUNDAY –  we pray for all mothers and carers
PRAY for The Church of England The Most Revd and Rt Hon Justin Welby Archbishop of Canterbury
Church of Sweden: Diocese of Karlstad, Bishop Sören Dalevi

Mon 12 Mar Markham Clinton, All Saints; Tuxford, St Nicholas; Weston, All Saints;  Normanton-upon-Trent, St Matthew; Marnham, St Wilfrid; (Greg Price)
Bolivia – (South America) The Rt Revd Raphael Samuel

Tue 13 Mar – Walesby, St Edmund (Zoe Burton, Phil Howson Anna Alls) 
Bondo – (Kenya) The Rt Revd Johannes Angela

Bor – (Upper Nile, South Sudan) The Rt Revd Ruben Akurdid Ngong

Thu 15 Mar – SECTOR MINISTRIES: Doncaster & Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Trust (Jackie Mckenna; Simon Russell, Joseph Aylookunnel, Mark Burns)
Botswana – (Central Africa) The Rt Revd Metlhayotlhe Rawlings Belemi

Fri 16 Mar – Blidworth, St Mary of the Purification; Rainworth, St Simon and St Jude (Hazel Robinson)
Brandon – (Rupert’s Land, Canada) The Rt Revd William Cliff

17 Mar – St Patrick’s Day
NEWSTEAD DEANERY (Area Dean: Fiona Shouler, Lay Chair: Liz Marshall)
Brasilia – (Brazil) The Rt Revd Maurício Jose Araujo De Andrade

Sun 18 Mar  Retired Clergy (Reg Walton, Chaplain to the Retired Clergy and Widows’ Officer)
PRAY for Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui The Most Revd Paul Kwong Archbishop of Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui & Bishop of Hong Kong Island
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Latvia: Archbishop Janis Vanags, Bishop Einars Alpe, Bishop Hanss Martins Jensons

Mon 19 Mar – Annesley, All Saints; Newstead Village, St Mary the Virgin; Kirkby Woodhouse, St John the Evangelist (Malcolm Lambert)
Brechin – (Scotland) The Rt Revd Nigel Peyton

Tue 20 Mar – Brinsley, St James the Great; Underwood, St Michael and All Angels; Underwood Church School (David Stevenson)
Brisbane – (Queensland, Australia) The Most Revd Phillip John Aspinall
Brisbane – (Queensland, Australia) The Rt Revd Ian Keese Lambert
Brisbane – Northern Region – (Queensland, Australia) The Rt Revd Jonathan Holland
Brisbane – Southern Region – (Victoria, Australia) The Very Revd John Roundhill
Brisbane – Western Region – (Queensland, Australia) The Rt Revd Cameron Venables

Wed 21 Mar – Eastwood, St Mary (David Stevenson)
Bristol – (Canterbury, England) The Rt Revd Michael Arthur Hill
Bristol – Swindon – (Canterbury, England) The Rt Revd Lee Stephen Rayfield

Thu 22 Mar – Greasley, St Mary (David Marvin)
British Columbia – (British Columbia & the Yukon, Canada) The Rt Revd Logan McMenamie

Fri 23 Mar – Hucknall Team Ministry: St Mary Magdalene; St Peter & St Paul; St John the  Evangelist; the National Academy (Jo Stephens, James Pacey)
Buhiga – (Burundi) The Rt Revd Evariste Nijimbere

Sat 24 Mar – Annunciation BVM, Lady Day
Huthwaite, All Saints; All Saints Church School (Charlie Maiden)
Bujumbura – (Burundi) The Rt Revd Eraste Bigirimana

Sun 25 Mar – PALM SUNDAY – as we commemorate Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem so we pray for the peace of that city and for all people of faith who see it as a spiritual home The Most Revd Suheil Dawani Archbishop, Jerusalem & the Middle East & Archbishop in Jerusalem
Church of Sweden: Diocese of Lund, Bishop Johan Tyrberg

Mon 26 Mar – HOLY MONDAY – we pray for our commitment to Grow Disciples Wider.  That through this most Holy Week our parishes and churches reach out to those yet to hear the story of salvation
Bukavu – (Congo) The Rt Revd Sylvestre Bahati

Tue 27 Mar – HOLY TUESDAY – we pray for commitment to Grow Disciples Younger. Give thanks for the Younger Leaders College. For Andy, Beth and all the team. Pray too for our commitment to young people in education
Bukedi – (Uganda) The Rt Revd Samuel Egesa

Wed 28 Mar – HOLY WEDNESDAY – we pray for commitment to Grow Disciples Deeper. We are invited to join our bishop for the Chrism Eucharist today. Pray for our response as the anointed of God, all Christians in our Diocese
Bukuru – (Jos, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Jwan Zhumbes

Thu 29 Mar – MAUNDY THURSDAY- as we recall the events of the Last Supper we dedicate ourselves afresh to servant ministry as we follow the example of our Servant King
Bunbury – (Western Australia, Australia) The Rt Revd Alan Ewing

Fri 30 Mar – GOOD FRIDAY – we stop and adore the sacrifice made by Jesus. Thank you, Lord
Bungoma – (Kenya) The Revd George Mechumo

Sat 31 Mar – HOLY SATURDAY – a day of waiting as we remember all those whose life feels like it is ‘on hold’, whatever the reason
Bunyoro-Kitara – (Uganda) The Rt Revd Samuel Kahuma
Busoga – (Uganda) The Rt Revd Paul Moses Samson Naimanhye


In APRIL 2018 we pray for:

Sun 01 Apr – Easter Day – Christ is Risen! Alleluia!
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Denmark: Diocese of Funen, Bishop Tine Lindhardt

Mon 02 Apr – BANK HOLIDAY – pray for the Holy Spirit to bring vision to our planning, wisdom to our actions, faith to our lives, hope to our communities, and love to our hearts.
Butare – (Rwanda) The Rt Revd Nathan Gasatura

Tue 03 Apr – Kirkby-in-Ashfield, St Wilfrid (Neil Popham, Kevin Charles)
Butere – (Kenya) The Rt Revd Timothy Wambunya

Wed 04 Apr – Linby, St Michael; Papplewick, St James (Trevor Raff
Buye – (Burundi) The Rt Revd Sixbert Macumi

Thu 05 Apr – SECTOR MINISTRIES: Rampton Hospital Retford (Tim Pownall-Jones)
Byumba – (Rwanda) The Rt Revd Emmanuel Ngendahayo

Fri 06 Apr – Ravenshead, St Peter; Newstead Abbey, St Mary (Kate Byrom)
Calabar – (Niger Delta, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Tunde Adeleye

Sat 07 Apr – Selston, St Helen; Westwood, St Mary (Fiona Shouler, Mina Munns, Adrian Dempster)
Calcutta – (North India) The Rt Revd Ashoke Biswas

Sun 08 Apr –    The Nottingham Arimathea Trust (Carolyn Gilmore & Trustees)
PRAY for The Church of the Province of the Indian Ocean The Most Revd James Wong Yin Song Archbishop, Province of Indian Ocean & Bishop of the Seychelles
Church of Sweden: Diocese of Uppsala, Archbishop Antje Jackelén, Bishop Ragnar Persenius

Mon 09 Apr   Skegby, St Andrew; Stanton Hill, All Saints; Teversal, St Katherine (Vacant: Area Dean: Fiona Shouler: Lay Chair: Liz Marshall; Churchwardens: Roy Allin, Mary Whitbread, Eleanor Greaves, Philip Osborne, John Caunt, Rosemary Singleton)
Caledonia – (British Columbia & the Yukon, Canada) The Revd David TJ Lehmann
Calgary – (Rupert’s Land, Canada) The Most Revd Gregory Kerr-Wilson

Tue 10 Apr    Sutton-in-Ashfield, St Mary Magdalene (Andy Nicolls)
California – (VIII, The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Marc Andrus

Wed 11 Apr   Sutton-in-Ashfield, New Cross Community Church (Julie Cotterill)
Cameroon – (West Africa, West Africa) The Rt Revd Dibo Elango

Thu 12 Apr    DIOCESAN STAFF: Director of Communications for the Diocese and Cathedral, Richard Ellis and his colleagues
Canberra & Goulburn – (New South Wales, Australia) The Rt Revd Stuart Robinson
Canberra & Goulburn – (New South Wales, Australia) The Rt Revd Stephen Pickard
Canberra & Goulburn – (New South Wales, Australia) The Rt Revd Trevor Edwards

Fri 13 Apr      EAST BINGHAM DEANERY (Area Dean: Bronwen Gamble, Lay Chair: Steve Gelsthorpe)
The Most Revd and Rt Hon Justin Welby Archbishop of Canterbury
Canterbury – Dover – (Canterbury, England) The Rt Revd Trevor Willmott
Canterbury – Ebbsfleet – (Canterbury, England) The Rt Revd Jonathan Goodall
Canterbury – Maidstone – (Canterbury, England) The Rt Revd Roderick Howell Thomas
Canterbury – Richborough – (Canterbury, England) The Rt Revd Norman Banks

Sat 14 Apr      Bingham, St Mary & All Saints (Jon Wright)
Cape Coast – (Ghana, West Africa) The Rt Revd Victor Atta-Baffoe

Sun 15 Apr    St John’s College, Nottingham (Principal: David Hilborn)
PRAY for The Church of Ireland The Most Revd Richard Lionel Clarke Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland and Metropolitan
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Denmark: Diocese of Aalborg, Bishop Henning Toft Bro

Mon 16 Apr   Car Colston, St Mary; Screveton, St Wilfrid; Flintham, St Augustine of Canterbury (Oliver Learmont)
Carlisle – (York, England) The Rt Revd James Newcome
Carlisle – (York, England) The Rt Revd Robert Freeman

Tue 17 Apr    Cotgrave, All Saints; Owthorpe, St Margaret (Paul Massey)
Cashel & Ossory – (Dublin, Ireland) The Rt Revd Michael Andrew Burrows

Wed 18 Apr   East Bridgford, St Peter; Kneeton, St Helen (Oliver Learmont)
Central Buganda – (Uganda) The Rt Revd Michael Lubowa

Thu 19 Apr    SECTOR MINISTRIES: Trinity Hospital Retford (Richard Lewis)
The Most Revd Thabo Makgoba Archbishop of Capetown and Primate of Southern Africa
Cape Town – Table Bay – (Southern Africa) The Rt Revd Garth Counsell

Fri 20 Apr       Broughton Sulney, St Luke; Hickling, St Luke; Kinoulton, St Luke; (Paul Massey, Maggie Woodward)
Central Busoga – (Uganda) The Rt Revd Patrick Wakula

Sat 21 Apr      Bunny, St Mary the Virgin; Keyworth, St Mary Magdalene; Stanton-on-the-Wolds,  All  Saints (Tom Meyrick)
Central Ecuador – (XI, The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Victor Scantlebury

Sun 22 Apr    Mothers Union (Pat Brewin: Diocesan President, Kate McNish: Diocesan Secretary)
PRAY for The Nippon Sei Ko Kai (The Anglican Communion in Japan) The Most Revd Nathaniel Makoto Uematsu Primate of The Nippon Sei Ko Kai & Bishop of Hokkaido
The Lutheran Church in Great Britain: Bishop Martin Lind

Mon 23 Apr   St George’s Day: Plumtree, St Mary (Trevor Kirkman)
Central Florida – (IV, The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Gregory Brewer
Central Gulf Coast – (IV, The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Russell Kendrick

Tue 24 Apr    Radcliffe-on-Trent, St Mary; Shelford, St Peter & St Paul (Mark Tanner, Rachel Mitchell)
Central Newfoundland – (Canada, Canada) The Rt Revd John Watton

Wed 25 Apr   Tollerton, St Peter (Alan Howe)
Central Philippines – (Philippines) The Rt Revd Dixie Copanut Taclobao

Thu 26 Apr    The Cranmer Group (Vacant: Area Dean: Bronwen Gamble, Lay Chair: Steve Gelsthorpe; Churchwardens: Mike Senior, Sarah Hadfield, Phil Morris, Jean Smeeton, Julian Humpheson, Nick Finlay, Esther Sheardown, Roger Coulter, David Banks)
Central New York – (II, The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd DeDe Duncan-Probe

Fri 27 Apr      Widmerpool, St Peter; Willoughby-on-the-Wolds, St Mary & All Saints; Wysall, Holy Trinity (Stephen Hippisley-Cox)                       Central Solomons – (Melanesia) The Rt Revd Ben Seka

Sat 28 Apr      Wiverton in the Vale (Bronwen Gamble)
Central Tanganyika – (Tanzania) The Rt Revd Dickson Chilongani

Sun 29 Apr    The Archdeacon of Newark (David Picken)
PRAY for The Episcopal Church in Jerusalem & The Middle East The Most Revd Suheil Dawani Archbishop, Jerusalem & the Middle East & Archbishop in Jerusalem
Church of Sweden: Diocese of Gothenburg, Bishop Susanne Rappmann

Mon 30 Apr   GEDLING DEANERY (Area Dean: Anthony Giles, Lay Chair: Tony Mellor)
Central Zambia – (Central Africa) The Rt Revd Derek Gary KamukwambaCe
Central Zimbabwe – (Central Africa) The Rt Revd Ishmael Mukuwanda          




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