Daily Prayers

In APRIL we pray for:

Wed 01 Apr – West Hucknall St Peter & St Paul (Jo Stephens)

Thu 02 Apr – SECTOR MINISTRIES: Rampton Hospital Retford (Tim Pownall-Jones)

Fri 03 Apr – Huthwaite, All Saints (Charlie Maiden)

Sat 04 Apr – Kirkby-in-Ashfield, St Wilfrid (Vacant: Area Dean: Fiona Shouler, Lay Chair: Liz Marshall; Clergy: Kevin Charles, Churchwardens: Ann Hilton, Brian Vardy)

Sun 05 Apr – 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.
Church of Sweden: Diocese of Uppsala, Archbishop Antje Jackelén, Bishop Karin Johannesson

Mon 06 Apr – 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.

Tue 07 Apr – HOLY TUESDAY – we pray for commitment to Grow Disciples Younger. Give thanks for the Younger Leaders College. Pray too for our commitment to young people in education

Wed 08 Apr – 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.

Thu 09 Apr – 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

Fri 10 Apr – GOOD FRIDAY – we stop and adore the sacrifice made by Jesus. Thank you, Lord

Sat 11 Apr – HOLY SATURDAY – a day of waiting as we remember all those whose life feels like it is ‘on hold’, whatever the reason

Sun 12 Apr – EASTER DAY – Christ is Risen! Alleluia!
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Denmark: Diocese of Aalborg, Bishop Henning Toft Bro

Mon 13 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

Tue 14 Apr – Linby, St Michael; Papplewick, St James (Trevor Raaff)

Wed 15 Apr – Ravenshead, St Peter; Newstead Abbey, St Mary (Kate Byrom)

Thu 16 Apr – SECTOR MINISTRIES: Trinity Hospital Retford (Richard Lewis)

Fri 17 Apr – Selston, St Helen; Westwood, St Mary (Fiona Shouler, Adrian Dempster)

Sat 18 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)

Sun 19 Apr – St John’s College, Nottingham (Team Leader: Sally Nash)
The Lutheran Church in Great Britain: Bishop Tor Berger Jørgensen

Mon 20 Apr – Sutton-in-Ashfield, St Mary Magdalene (Andy Nicolls)

Tue 21 Apr – Sutton-in-Ashfield, New Cross Community Church (Julie Cotterill)

Wed 22 Apr – EAST BINGHAM DEANERY (Area Dean: Stephen Hippisley-Cox, Lay Chair: Steve Gelsthorpe)

Thu 23 Apr – ST GEORGE’S DAY: Bingham, St Mary & All Saints (Jon Wright)

Fri 24 Apr – Car Colston, St Mary; Screveton, St Wilfrid; Flintham, St Augustine of Canterbury (Ruth Colby)

Sat 25 Apr – Cotgrave, All Saints; Owthorpe, St Margaret (Paul Massey)

Sun 26 Apr – The Bishop of Southwell & Nottingham (Paul Williams)
Church of Sweden: Diocese of Gothenburg, Bishop Susanne Rappmann

Mon 27 Apr – East Bridgford, St Peter; Kneeton, St Helen (Ruth Colby)

Tue 28 Apr – Broughton Sulney, St Luke; Hickling, St Luke; Kinoulton, St Luke; (Paul Massey, Maggie Woodward)

Wed 29 Apr – Bunny with Bradmore, St Mary the Virgin; Keyworth, St Mary Magdalene; Stanton-on-the-Wolds, All Saints (Tom Meyrick)

Thu 30 Apr – Radcliffe-on-Trent, St Mary; Shelford, St Peter & St Paul (Mark Tanner, Ben Evans)


In MAY we pray for:

Fri 01 May – Tollerton, St Peter (Alan Howe)
Mthatha (formerly St John’s) (Southern Africa) The Rt Revd Hummingfield Ndwandwe
Yei (South Sudan) The Rt Revd Hilary Luate

Sat 02 May – SECTOR MINISTRIES: Nottingham Prison (Steven Clark, Martin Tyack)
Muhabura (Uganda) The Rt Revd Cranmer Mugisha
Yeri (South Sudan) The Rt Revd John Nyari
Ijumu (Nigeria) The Ven Paul Ojo

Sun 03 May – The Interim Assistant Archdeacon of Newark (Mark Adams)
Pray for the Nippon Sei Ko Kai (The Anglican Communion in Japan)
The Most Revd Nathaniel Uematsu – Primate of The Nippon Sei Ko Kai Bishop of Hokkaido
Church of Norway: Diocese of Björgvin, Bishop Halvor Nordhaug

Mon 04 May – The Cranmer Group (Tim Chambers)
Mukono (Uganda) The Rt Revd James Ssebaggala
Yewa (form. Egbado) (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Michael Oluwarohunbi
Ikara (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Yusuf Janfalan

Tue 05 May – Widmerpool, St Peter; Willoughby-on-the-Wolds, St Mary & All Saints; Wysall, Holy Trinity (Stephen Hippisley-Cox)
Multan (Pakistan) The Rt Revd Leo Paul
Yirol (South Sudan) The Rt Revd David Angong
Nyang (South Sudan) The Rt Revd Paul Lual
Aluakluak (South Sudan) The Rt Revd Isaac Aleth
Ikeduru (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Emmanuel Maduwike

Wed 06 May – Wiverton in the Vale (Rachel Mitchell)
Mumbai (Formerly Bombay) (North India) The Rt Revd Prakash Patole
Yokohama (Japan) The Revd Ignatius Irie

Thu 07 May – DIOCESAN STAFF: Director of Parish Support for the Diocese, Fraser McNish and his colleagues
Mumias (Kenya) The Rt Revd Joseph Wandera
Yola (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Markus Ibrahim
York (England) The Most Revd & Rt Hon Dr John Sentamu

Mundri (South Sudan) The Rt Revd Bismark Azumu
Ysabel (Melanesia) The Revd Ellison Quity

Sat 09 May – GEDLING DEANERY (Interim Area Dean: John Allister, Lay Chair: Tony Mellor)
Mundu Area (South Sudan) The Rt Revd Samuel Eluzai
Yukon (Canada) The Rt Revd Larry Robertson
Ikka (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Godfrey Ekpenisi

Sun 10 May – The Bishop of Southwell & Nottingham (Paul Williams)
Pray for the Anglican Church of Kenya
The  Most Revd Jackson Sapit – Primate and Archbishop of All Kenya
Church of Sweden: Diocese of Västerås, Bishop Mikael Mogren

Mon 11 May – Arnold, St Mary (Margaret Caunt)
Muranga South (Kenya) The Rt Revd Julius Gicheru
Zaki-Biam (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Jezreel Vandeh
Ikwerre (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Blessing Enyindah

Tue 12 May – Calverton, St Wilfrid (Sam Hustwayte)
Muyinga (Burundi) The Rt Revd Paisible Ndacayisaba
Zanzibar (Tanzania) The Rt Revd Michael Hafidh
Ikwo (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Kenneth Ifemene

Wed 13 May – Carlton, St John the Baptist (Amanda Digman, Deborah Moyo)
Zaria (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Abiodun Bello

Thu 14 May – SECTOR MINISTRIES: Lowdham Grange Prison (Dave Clarke)
Mytikyina (Myanmar) The Rt Revd John Li
Zonkwa (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Jacob Kwashi
Zululand (Southern Africa) Vacant

Fri 15 May – Carlton-in-the-Willows, St Paul (Wendy Murphy)
Nagpur (North India) The Rt Revd Paul Dupare
Aba (Nigeria) Vacant

Sat 16 May – Colwick, St John the Baptist (Amanda Digman, Deborah Moyo)
Nairobi (Kenya) The Rt Revd Joel Mwangi
Aba Ngwa North (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Nathan Kanu
Ikwuano (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Chigozirim Onyegbule

Sun 17 May – The Bishop of Sherwood (Vacant)
Pray for the Anglican Church of Korea
The Most Revd Moses Yoo – Primate of Korea and Bishop of Daejeon
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Denmark: Diocese of Viborg, Bishop Henrik Stubkjær

Mon 18 May – Daybrook, St Paul (Sally Baylis)
Nakuru (Kenya) The Rt Revd Joseph Muchai
Abakaliki (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Monday Nkwoagu
Ilaje (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Fredrick Olugbemi

Tue 19 May – Epperstone, Holy Cross; Gonalston, St Laurence; Oxton, St Peter & St Paul; Woodborough, St Swithun; (Anthony Giles)
Nambale (Kenya) The Rt Revd Robert Magina Barasa
Aberdeen & Orkney (Scotland) The Rt Revd Anne Dyer
Ile – Oluji (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Abel Ajibodu

Wed 20 May – Gedling, All Hallows; Gedling (Michael Johnson, Jean Lamb)
Namibia (Southern Africa) The Rt Revd Luke Pato
Abuja (Nigeria) The Most Revd Henry Ndukuba (Primate)

Thu 21 May – ASCENSION DAY – Prayer for the start of ‘Thy Kingdom Come 2019’ – 10 days of prayer across the world for the witness and evangelism of The Church
Namirembe (Uganda) The Rt Revd Wilberforce Luwalira
Abyei (South Sudan) The Rt Revd Michael Bol
Accra (West Africa) The Rt Revd Daniel Torto

Fri 22 May  – TKC Day 2 – Prayer for the witness and evangelism through our Church
Lambley, Holy Trinity (Michael Johnson)
Nandyal (South India) The Rt Revd Eggoni Pushpalalitha
Adelaide (Australia) The Most Revd Geoffrey Smith

Sat 23 May – TKC Day 3 – Prayer for the witness and evangelism through our prison, hospital, university and workplace Chaplains
Netherfield, St George (Vacant: Area Dean: Anthony Giles, Lay Chair: Tony Mellor; Churchwardens: Lillian Barnett, Patricia Bird)
Nasik (North India) Vacant
Afikpo (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Paul Udogu
Ilesa (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Samuel Sowale
Ilesa South West (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Samuel Egbebunmi

Sun 24 May – TKC Day 4 – Prayer for the witness and evangelism of our diocesan link churches
The Ascended Jesus prays for his followers. He prays for the Unity of the Church and we commit ourselves in our diocesan vision to be one Church ‘contending for the gospel’. We pray for all Christian people in our diocese for our common witness and the gift of our different traditions.
Pray for all members of the Anglican Communion around the world
For the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Revd Justin Welby, and all primates
and bishops
For members of the Anglican Consultative Council
For the Secretary General, The Most Revd Dr Josiah Idowu-Fearon,
For the staff at the Anglican Communion Office in London and the UN offices in Geneva and New York
Church of Norway: Diocese of Nord-Hålogaland, Bishop Olav Øygard

Mon 25 May – TKC Day 5 – Prayer for the witness and evangelism of our local partner churches
BANK HOLIDAY – As we are encouraged to take a rest day we remember those who cannot. Those who work to care for us and respond to our emergencies. Those who serve us as we shop and enjoy our leisure time. Lord, thank you for those who serve and thank you for our Servant King, Jesus.
Nasir (South Sudan) The Rt Revd Simon Jal
Agra (North India) The Rt Revd Prem Habil
Indianapolis (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows

Tue 26 May – TKC Day 6 – Prayer for the witness and evangelism in our outer estates
Nottingham St Jude (John Allister, Anthony Dixon)
Natal (Southern Africa) The Rt Revd Dino Gabriel
Aguata (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Dr Samuel Ezeofor

Wed 27 May – TKC Day 7 – Prayer for the witness and evangelism in our rural communities
Porchester, St James (Vacant: Area Dean: Anthony Giles, Lay Chair: Tony Mellor; Churchwardens: Patrick Wallis, Steve Harrison)
National Indigenous Archbishop (Canada) The Most Revd Mark MacDonald
Ahoada (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Clement Ekpeye

Thu 28 May – TKC Day 8 – Pray for the witness and evangelism through our market town centre churches
Navajoland Area Mission (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd David Bailey
Aipo Rongo (Papua New Guinea) The Rt Revd Nathan Ingen
Ajayi Crowther (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Olugbenga Oduntan

Fri 29 May – TKC Day 9 – Pray for the witness and evangelism of Christians in civic life
Woodthorpe, St Mark (Matthew Roberts, Jack Bull)
Ndokwa (Nigeria) The Rt Revd David Obiosa
Akobo (South Sudan) The Rt Revd John Chol

Sat 30 May – TKC Day 10 – Prayer for the witness and evangelism of our Cathedral
NOTTINGHAM NORTH DEANERY (Area Dean: Peter Huxtable; Lay Chairs: Anne Walters & Sue Dunster)
Nebbi (Uganda) The Rt Revd Alphonse Watho-kudi
Akoko (Nigeria) The Most Revd Gabriel Akinbiyi
Akoko Edo (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Jolly Oyekpen
Iowa (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Alan Scarfe

Sun 31 May – PENTECOST – Prayer for the witness and evangelism of our local worshipping communities
The Spirit of the Living God falls upon the Church and she is renewed. Today we pray at Pentecost for the revival of our witness to Christ and our Personal commitment to grow deeper in our faith. ‘Come Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of your faithful people and kindle in us the fire of your love’.
Pray for the Anglican Church of Melanesia
The Most Revd Leonard Dawea – Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Melanesia and Bishop of Temotu
The Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church Abroad: Archbishop Lauma Zušēvica

















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