Daily Prayers

In AUGUST we pray for:

Thu 01 Aug – SECTOR MINISTRIES: Leisure; Center Parcs (Vacant); Notts County Football Club (Liam O’Boyle); Notts County Ladies Chaplain (Wendy Murphy), Nottingham Forest Football Club (John Parfitt); Mansfield Town Football Club (Ray Shaw)
Missionary District of Oeste-Brasil (Brazil) Vacant
Boga (Congo) The Rt Revd Mugenyi Bahemuka
Port Elizabeth (Southern Africa) The Rt Revd Edward Daniels

Fri 02 Aug – The Revd John Blakeley (Nottingham St Nicholas, Benefice), The Revd Garreth Frank (Nottingham St Nicholas, Benefice)
Offa (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Akintunde Popoola
Bolivia (South America) The Rt Revd Raphael Samuel
Karimnagar (South India) The Rt Revd Reuben Mark

Sat 03 Aug – The Revd Tracey Byrne (Beeston Benefice)
Karnataka Central (South India) The Rt Revd Prasana Samuel
Karnataka North (South India) The Rt Revd Ravikumar Niranjan
Karnataka South (South India) The Rt Revd Mohan Manoraj

Sun 04 Aug – The Revd Julie Cotterill (Sutton in Ashfield (St Michael & All Angels) New Cross Community Church – Anglican- Methodist- Local Ecumenical Partnership (Benefice), The Revd Steve Cotterill (Annesley with Newstead and Kirkby Woodhouse Benefice)
Pray for the Church of the Province of South East Asia
The Most Revd Ng Hing – Archbishop of South East Asia & Bishop of West Malaysia
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Finland: Diocese of Helsinki, Bishop Teemu Laajasalo

Mon 05 Aug – The Revd Ben Evans (Radcliffe on Trent and Shelford Benefice), The Revd Rachel Mitchell (Radcliffe on Trent and Shelford Benefice)
Ogbaru (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Samuel Ezeofor
Bondo (Kenya) The Rt Revd David Kodia
Kasai – Mbujimayi (Congo) The Rt Revd Marcel Kapinga

Tue 06 Aug – The Ben Marston (Retford Area Team Ministry)
Ogbia (Nigeria) The Rt Revd James Oruwori
Bor (South Sudan) The Most Revd Ruben Ngong
Umzimvubu (Southern Africa) The Rt Revd Sitembele Mzamane

Wed 07 Aug – The Revd Claire Melless (Ravenshead Benefice)
Ogbomoso (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Matthew Osunade
Botswana (Central Africa) The Rt Revd Metlhayotlhe Beleme
Brandon (Canada) The Rt Revd William Cliff

Thu 08 Aug – DIOCESAN STAFF: Staff at the Bishop of Southwell & Nottingham and the Bishop of Sherwood’s Office
Ogoni (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Solomon Gberegbara
Brasilia (Brazil) The Rt Revd Maurício De Andrade
Brazzaville (Congo) The Rt Revd Molanga Botola

Fri 09 Aug – The Revd Jonathan Mole (Gamston & Bridgford Benefice), The Revd Tim Chambers (West Bridgford Benefice), The Revd Andrew Stewart (Wilford Hill Benefice)
Ogori-Magongo (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Festus Davies
Brechin (Scotland) The Rt Revd Andrew Swift
Katakwa (Kenya) The Rt Revd John Omuse

Sat 10 – Aug The Revd Sue Pendenque (Sherwood Benefice)
Ohaji / Egbema (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Chidi Oparaojiaku
Brisbane (Australia) The Most Revd Phillip Aspinall
Brisbane (Australia) The Rt Revd Jeremy Greaves
Brisbane (Australia) The Rt Revd Ian Lambert
Brisbane (Australia) The Rt Revd John Roundhill
Brisbane (Australia) The Rt Revd Cameron Venables

Sun 11 Aug – The Revd Alex Shiells (Worksop Christ Church and Shireoaks Benefice)
Pray for the united Church of South India
The Most Revd Thomas Oommen – Moderator of CSI & Bishop of Madhya Kerala
Church of Sweden: Diocese of Stockholm, Bishop Eva Brunne

Mon 12 Aug – The Revd Jamie Franklin (Nottingham St George with St John the Baptist Benefice)
Ohio (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Mark Hollingsworth
Bristol (England) The Very Revd Vivienne Faull
Bristol (England) The Rt Revd Lee Rayfield
Katanga (Congo) The Rt Revd Bertin Subi
Katanga (Congo) The Rt Revd Lawrence Tendwa

Tue 13 Aug – The Revd David Bean (All Hallows Ordsall with St Michael’s & All Angels, West Retford, & Retford Town Centre Mission)
Oji River (Nigeria) The Most Revd Amos Madu
British Columbia (Canada) The Rt Revd Logan McMenamie

Wed 14 – Aug The Revd Jack Bull (Woodthorpe Benefice)
Okene (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Emmanuel Onsachi
Buhiga (Burundi) The Rt Revd Evariste Nijimbere

Thu 15 Aug – SECTOR MINISTRIES: Chaplains in Higher Education: Nottingham University, John Bentham, Megan Smith); Nottingham Trent University (Richard Davey)
Oke-Ogun (Nigeria) The Ven Cornelius Adagbada
Bukavu (Congo) The Rt Revd Sylvestre Bahati

Fri 16 Aug – The Revd Richard Hanford (Worksop St Anne Benefice & Norton Cuckney Benefice)
Oke-Osun (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Abraham Akinlalu
Bukedi (Uganda) The Rt Revd Samuel Egesa
Katsina (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Jonathan Bamaiyi

Sat 17 Aug – The Revd Michael Forsyth (Chilwell with Inham Nook Benefice)
Okigwe (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Edward Osuegbu
Okigwe North (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Godson Udochukwu Ukanwa
Okigwe South (Nigeria) The Rt Revd David Onuoha
Kebbi (Nigeria) The Most Revd Edmund Akanya

Sun 18 Aug – The Revd Debs Moyo (Carlton Benefice and Colwick Benefice)
Pray for the Anglican Church of Southern Africa
The Most Revd Thabo Makgoba – Archbishop of Capetown and Primate of Southern Africa
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Denmark: Diocese of Aarhus, Bishop Henrik Wigh-Poulsen

Mon 19 Aug – The Revd Simon Jones (Burton Joyce, Bulcote and Stoke Bardolph with Lowdham, Caythorpe and Gunthorpe Benefice)
Okinawa (Japan) The Rt Revd David Uehara
Bukuru (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Jwan Zhumbes
Keewatin (Canada) The Rt Revd David Ashdown

Tue 20 Aug – The Revd James Moring (Aspley Benefice)
Oklahoma (The Episcopal Church) Vacant
Bunbury (Australia) The Rt Revd Dr Ian Coutts

Wed 21 Aug – The Revd Michael Vyse (Worksop Priory of St Mary and St Cuthbert with Carburton Benefice)
Okrika (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Tubokosemie Atere
Bungoma (Kenya) The Revd George Mechumo

Thu 22 Aug – The Revd George White (Trinity Church, Nottingham (Bishop’s Mission Order)
Oleh (Nigeria) The Rt Revd John Usiwoma Aruakpor
Bunyoro-Kitara (Uganda) The Rt Revd Samuel Kahuma

Fri 23 Aug – The Revd Michael Allen (East Leake, West Leake, Stanford-on-Soar, Rempstone and Costock Benefice)
Kentucky (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Terry White
Kericho (Kenya) The Rt Revd Ernest Ng’eno
Khartoum (Sudan) The Most Revd Ezekiel Kondo (Primate)

Sat 24 Aug – The Revd Naeem Bahadur (Hyson Green and Forest Fields Benefice)
Kibondo (Tanzania) The Rt Revd Sospeter Ndenza
Kigali (Rwanda) The Rt Revd Louis Muvunyi
Kigeme (Rwanda) The Rt Revd Assiel Musabyimana

Sun 25 Aug – The Revd Ant Dixon (Nottingham St Jude Benefice)
Pray for the Anglican Church of South America
The Most Revd Gregory Venables – Presiding Bishop of the Anglican Church of South America & Bishop of Argentina
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Finland: Diocese of Espoo, Bishop Kaisamari Hintikka

Mon 26 Aug – BANK HOLIDAY- we pray for all members of the Church in their vocation and ministry, that they may serve the Lord in truth and love
Olo (South Sudan) The Rt Revd Tandema Obede
Busan (Korea) The Most Revd Onesimus Park
Kigezi (Uganda) The Rt Revd George Bagamuhunda

Tue 27 Aug – The Revd Simon Fellows, The Revd Lydia Cartwright (Stapleford Benefice)
Olympia (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Gregory Rickel
Busoga (Uganda) The Rt Revd Paul Naimanhye

Wed 28 Aug – The Revd Becky Hancock (Bawtry with Austerfield, Misson, Everton & Mattersey Benefice)
Omu-Aran (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Philip Adeyemo
Butare (Rwanda) The Rt Revd Nathan Gasatura
Butere (Kenya) The Rt Revd Timothy Wambunya

Thu 29 Aug – The Revd Michele Hampson (Lenton Benefice)
On the Lake (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Chijioke Oti
Buye (Burundi) The Rt Revd Sixbert Macumi

Fri 30 Aug – The Revd Karen Hanford (Wollaton Benefice), The Revd Peter Shaw (Wollaton Benefice)
On the Niger (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Owen Nwokolo
Byumba (Rwanda) The Rt Revd Emmanuel Ngendahayo
Kilmore, Elphin & Ardagh (Ireland) The Rt Revd Ferran Glenfield

Sat 31 Aug – The Revd Christopher Lee (Newark upon Trent with Coddington Team Ministry Benefice)
Kimberley & Kuruman (Southern Africa) The Rt Revd Oswald Swartz
Kindu (Congo) The Most Revd Zacharie Katanda (Primate)
Kinkiizi (Uganda) The Rt Revd Dan Zoreka

 

In SEPTEMBER we pray for:

Sun 01 Sep – Ravenshead Church of England Primary School – Helen Thomas
Pray for the Province of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan
The Most Revd Justin Arama – Bishop of Juba and Archbishop of the Province of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Finland: Diocese of Turku, Archbishop Tapio Luoma, Bishop Kaarlo Kalliala

Mon 02 Sep – We pray for our schools as a new term begins. For wisdom and an openness to learning new things for both staff, students and governors. We pray for those responsible for making Government decisions about education that they may be given insight to seek and serve the common good
Ondo (Nigeria) The Very Revd Stephen Oni
Calabar (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Tunde Adeleye
Kinshasa (Congo) The Rt Revd Achille Mutshindu

Tue 03 Sep – St Swithun’s C of E Primary Academy, Retford – Phil Abbott (Exec Head)
Ontario (Canada) The Rt Revd Michael Oulton
Calcutta (North India) The Rt Revd Probal Dutta

Wed 04 Sep – St Peter’s C of E Junior School, Ruddington – John Mapperley
Oqbomoso (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Titus Olayinka
Caledonia (Canada) The Revd David Lehmann
Calgary (Canada) The Most Revd Gregory Kerr-Wilson
Calgary (Canada) The Rt Revd Sidney Black

Thu 05 Sep – Selston C of E Infant & Nursery School – Jo Redfern (exec Head) Alison Taylor (Head of School)
Oregon (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Michael Hanley
California (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Marc Andrus

Fri 06 Sep – St Andrew’s C of E Primary & Nursery School, Skegby – Amanda Williams
Orlu (Nigeria) The Most Revd Bennett Okoro
Cameroon (West Africa) The Rt Revd Dibo Elango
Kirinyaga (Kenya) The Rt Revd Joseph Kibichwa

Sat 07 Sep – Sneinton C of E Primary School – Kelly Lee
Oru (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Geoffrey Chukwunenye
Canberra & Goulburn (Australia) The Rt Revd Mark Short
Canberra & Goulburn (Australia) The Rt Revd Trevor Edwards
Canberra & Goulburn (Australia) The Rt Revd Stephen Pickard

Sun 08 Sep  – EDUCATION SUNDAY – we pray for wisdom in each of us and an openness to learning. We thank God for teachers and those who learn from them. Lord, watch over places of learning and we thank for you for the privilege we have as a Church to be involved in them. Amen
Pray for the Province of the Episcopal Church of Sudan
The Most Revd Ezekiel Kumir Kondo – Archbishop of the Province of Sudan & Bishop of Khartoum
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Denmark: Diocese of Ribe, Bishop Elof Westergaard

Mon 09 Sep – South Wilford (Endowed) CE Primary School – Jenny Marshall
Osaka (Japan) The Rt Revd Andrew Iso
Canterbury (England) The Most Revd and Rt Hon Justin Welby (Primate)
Canterbury (England) The Rt Revd Norman Banks
Canterbury (England) The Rt Revd Jonathan Goodall
Canterbury (England) The Rt Revd Roderick Thomas
Canterbury (England) The Rt Revd Trevor Willmott

Tue 10 Sep – Holy Trinity C of E Infant School, Southwell – Marie Thompson (Exec Head), Jemma Hughes (Head of School)
Osun (Nigeria) The Rt Revd James Popoola
Cape Coast (West Africa) The Rt Revd Victor Atta-Baffoe

Wed 11 Sep – Lowes Wong Anglican/Methodist Junior School, Southwell – Mike Follen
Osun North (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Abiodun Olaoye
Cape Town (Southern Africa) The Most Revd Thabo Makgoba (Primate)
Cape Town (Southern Africa) The Rt Revd Garth Counsell
Carlisle (England) The Rt Revd James Scobie Newcome
Carlisle (England) The Revd Emma Ineson

Thu 12 Sep – The Minster School, Southwell – Matthew Parris (Exec Head) Ben Chaloner (Head of School)
Osun North East (Nigeria) Vacant
Cashel & Ossory (Ireland) The Rt Revd Michael Burrows

Fri 13 Sep – St John’s C of E Primary School, Stapleford – Matt Downes
Ottawa (Canada) The Rt Revd John Chapman
Ottawa (Canada) The Rt Revd Nigel Shaw
Central Buganda (Uganda) The Rt Revd Michael Lubowa

Sat 14 Sep – Sturton le Steeple C of E Primary School – Mark Elliott
Otukpo (Nigeria) The Rt Revd David Bello
Central Busoga (Uganda) The Rt Revd Patrick Wakula
Kisangani (Congo) The Rt Revd Lambert Botolome

Sun 15 Sep -BATTLE OF BRITAIN SUNDAY – we pray for those who serve in RAF and other armed services. Giving thanks for our liberty and those whose sacrifice made it possible. We pray for peace in our world and those who work for it.
Pray for the Anglican Church of Tanzania
The Most Revd Dr Maimbo Mndolwa – Archbishop of Tanzania & Bishop of Tanga

Mon 16 Sep – St Mary Magdalene C of E Primary School, Sutton-in-Ashfield – Samantha Robinson
Owerri (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Cyril Okorocha
Central Ecuador (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Victor Scantlebury
Kita Kanto (Japan) The Rt Revd Zerubbabel Hirota

Tue 17 Sep – Sutton-cum-Lound Church of England VA Primary School – Nadine Wilkinson
Owo (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Stephen Fagbemi
Central Florida (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Gregory Brewer

Wed 18 Sep – Trowell C of E Primary School – Dan Goddard 
Oxford (England) The Rt Revd Steven Croft
Oxford (England) The Rt Revd Colin Fletcher
Oxford (England) The Rt Revd Andrew Proud
Oxford (England) The Rt Revd Alan Wilson
Central Gulf Coast (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Russell Kendrick
Central Melanesia (Melanesia) The Most Revd George Takeli (Primate)

Thu 19 Sep – Underwood C of E Primary School – Mike Wilson
Oyo (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Williams Aladekugbe
Central New York (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd DeDe Duncan-Probe

Fri 20 Sep – Walesby C of E Primary School – Sarah Sampson
Pacong (South Sudan) The Rt Revd Joseph Atot
Central Newfoundland (Canada) The Rt Revd John Watton
Kitale (Kenya) The Rt Revd Stephen Kewasis
Kitale (Kenya) The Rt Revd Samson Tuliapus

Sat 21 Sep – Pierrepont, Gamston Primary School, West Bridgford – Aiden Sharpe
Kiteto (Tanzania) The Rt Revd Isaiah Chambala
Kitgum (Uganda) The Rt Revd Wilson Kitara
Kitui (Kenya) The Rt Revd Josephat Mule

Sun 22 Sep – We pray for our universities and places of learning. As new terms begin we pray for those beginning a new course and those who teach them
Pray for the Church of the Province of Uganda
The Most Revd Stanley Ntagali – Archbishop of Uganda & and Bishop of Kampala
Church of Greenland: (Diocese of Greenland within the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Denmark) Bishop Sofie Petersen

Mon 23 Sep – The Nottingham Emmanuel School, Wilford – Derek Hobbs
Panama (Central America) The Rt Revd Julio Thompson (Primate)
Central Pennsylvania (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Audrey Kivu (Rwanda) The Rt Revd Augustin Ahimana

Tue 24 Sep – Woodborough Wood’s Church of England Foundation Primary School – Shaun Hopwell
Pankshin (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Olumuyiwa Ajayi
Central Philippines (Philippines) The Rt Revd Dixie Taclobao

Wed 25 Sep – Worksop Priory C of E Primary School – Philip Abbott (Exec Head) Sue Rawson (Head of School)
Panyana Area (South Sudan) The Rt Revd Seme Abinda
Central Solomons (Melanesia) The Rt Revd Ben Seka
Central Tanganyika (Tanzania) The Rt Revd Dickson Chilongani

Thu 26 Sep – St Anne’s C of E Primary School, Worksop – Clare Middleton
Papua New Guinea (Papua New Guinea) The Most Revd Allan Migi (Primate)
Central Zambia (Central Africa) The Rt Revd Derek Kamukwamba

Fri 27 Sep – St Luke’s Church of England (Aided) Primary School, Worksop – Jeanette Dunn
Paraguay (South America) The Rt Revd Peter John Bartlett
Central Zimbabwe (Central Africa) The Revd Ignatius Makumbe
Kobe (Japan) The Rt Revd Augustine Kobayashi

Sat 28 Sep – St John’s Church of England Academy, Worksop – David White
Patna (North India) The Most Revd Dr Philip Marandih
Chandigarh (North India) The Rt Revd Younas Massey

Sun 29 Sep – The staff of the Younger Leadership College
Pray for the Episcopal Church
The Most Revd Michael Curry – Presiding Bishop of TEC

Mon 30 Sep – 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)
Pelotas (Brazil) The Rt Revd Renato Raatz
Chelmsford (England) The Rt Revd Stephen Cottrell
Chelmsford (England) The Rt Revd Peter Hill
Chelmsford (England) The Rt Revd Roger Morris
Chelmsford (England) The Ven John Perumbalath

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