Diocesan Day of Prayer – 8 December 2022

‘Prayer is where the action is!’ – John Wesley

‘Be strong and take heart, all you who hope in the Lord.’ – Psalm 31:24

Living in a time of rapid change and uncertainty in our world, we are seeking to faithfully to discern the vision God has for our diocese. We believe it is foundational to prioritise prayer and thanksgiving during this process, to create space as his church to seek his face together.  

We have designated the second Thursday of every month a special diocesan day of worship and prayer and look forward to our next day of prayer on 8 December 2022. We do hope that you will come along to one or many of these gatherings, as we wait on the Lord in expectation for his guidance, refreshment and renewal.

These days of prayer are led by the bishops, archdeacons and local church leaders gathering in different locations across the diocese and throughout the day, culminating in Southwell for Evensong in Southwell Minster at 5.30pm and contemporary worship and prayer in the State Chamber at 7.45pm.

A simple supper is served at Bishop’s Manor after Evensong for those who would like to stay on or who might be arriving straight from work for worship and prayer. (Sign up for supper here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/simple-supper-at-bishops-manor-8th-december-2022-tickets-476521838647)

You are very welcome to come along to any of the gatherings! We hope that some might wish to come as a church group or a leadership team, using this as an opportunity to receive, to be encouraged and to be blessed by time together with God. 

Please find the details for 8th December below.

7am – 8amJoining in with Nottingham City Prayer
God’s Vineyard Church
292 Derby Rd

More information can be found on the Nottingham City Prayer website click here
8am – 9amSt Giles Church
Fern Rd
Cropwell Bishop
NG12 3BU

Holy Trinity Church
Main St
NG12 5QS
8.15am – 9amSt Mary’s Church
Church Street
NG16 3BS
The prayer gathering will be taking place in the church lounge
9.30am – 10.30amSt Peter & St Paul Parish Church
Church Rd
NG20 0SF
11am – 12pmChrist Church Chilwell
6 College Rd
11.30am – 12:30pmSt Laurence’s Church
Main St
NG23 6JT
12.30pm – 1.30pmSt Lawrence Church
Leake Rd
NG11 0HW
1pm – 2pmSt Helen’s Church
Church Rd
Burton Joyce
NG14 5DJ
5.30pm – 6.15pmEvensong
Southwell Minster
Church St
NG25 0HD
6.30pm – 7.30pmSimple supper at Bishop’s Manor, Southwell with Bishop Paul and Sarah (Click here to sign up for supper)
7.00pm – 9pmNottingham Youth Prayer Night
Trinity Church
192-194 Mansfield Rd
More details about this event, including how to sign up, can be found here – click here

7.45pm – 9pm

Contemporary worship and prayer
State Chamber
Archbishop’s Palace
Bishop’s Drive
NG25 0JP

Future prayer gatherings will also be taking place on 12th January 2023 and 9th February 2023.

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