brinkburn road, darlington, DL3 6DX

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A church for people of all ages in the heart of the community

MONTHLY PRAYERS


ST MATTHEW AND ST LUKE'S PRAYER DIARY - FEBRUARY

 

Fri

1st

For all those who work as volunteers in our hospitals

Sat

2nd

For the success of the Murder Mystery Evening and all the fun and fellowship enjoyed by all who attend

Sun

3rd

For Emily who is being baptised today and her family and friends

Mon

4th

For all those who volunteer to help with the Food Banks around the town

Tue

5th

For our emergency services – Police, Fire and Ambulance also facing stringent funding cuts and increased violence when called to emergencies

Wed

6th

For the Maranatha Group meeting tonight for their Bible study

Thu

7th

For all those who feel forgotten especially the elderly and house bound

Fri

8th 

For all those who live in Ann’s Terrace

Sat

9th

For the Government as we approach the deadline for leaving the European Union

Sun

10th

For all those who volunteer to work for the Samaritans

Mon

11th

For all those who volunteer to work in all the Charity Shops

Tue

12th

For the future of all our churches in Darlington

Wed

13th

For all local authorities struggling to make budget cuts where they will cause least problems

Thu

14th

For Christians persecuted around the world

Fri

15th

For all those who volunteer to work in the hospices – St Teresa’s and the Butterwick both the adult and children’s sections

Sat

16th

For all our hospitals and schools facing tighter than ever funding cuts and struggling as a result to deliver well run services

Sun

17th

For our Church Wardens Peter Craig and Ruth Irving

Mon

18th 

For all who live in Otley Terrace

Tue

19th 

For all those who serve St. Matthew’s on the PCC

Wed

20th

For all those who work in our public transport services – the bus drivers and train crews and the violence they face in their day to day work

Thu

21st 

For all those who serve St. Matthew’s on the Communications group

Fri

22nd

For all past and present members of Girlguiding as they celebrate “Thinking Day” in memory of Baden Powell whose birthday it was

Sat

23rd

For all those who serve St. Matthew’s as Sides persons

Sun

24th

For all those who work as volunteers in our Courts

Mon

25th

For all those who lead services at St. Matthew’s

Tue

26th

For all who live in the Brinkburn Road

Wed

27th

For The Ven Canon Sarah Clark as she is consecrated in York Minster to become the new Bishop of Jarrow in April

Thu

28th

For all those who face an uncertain future


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ST MATTHEW AND ST LUKE'S PRAYER DIARY - MARCH

 

Friday

1st

For the work of the Marie Curie Cancer Care and their Annual Daffodil Appeal

Saturday

2nd

For all those who sadly find themselves needing to use the Food Banks around Darlington and those who donate any items

Sunday

3rd

For Rev Ruth Dawson as we welcome her back fully recovered from her recent surgery

Monday

4th

For those Christians living in fear for their lives in Egypt

Shrove

Tuesday

5th  

 

For the continued fellowship and friendship found at the Coffee Mornings

Ash Wednesday

6th

As we begin this time of Lent may we use this time to reflect on the life and work of Jesus

Thursday

7th

For those who find themselves victims of domestic violence and the work of the Family Help who provide a refuge for them

Friday

8th

For all those who live in Farnham Drive

Saturday

9th

For all those refugees living in squalor in Syria victims of the civil war in that country

Sunday

10th

For those who live in Callum Close

Monday

11th

For the success of the Lent talks being held at St. Cuthbert’s

Tuesday

12th

For all those living in this parish below the poverty level especially the children

Wednesday

13th

For the first of our Lent study evenings and all that who join grow in their faith and be surrounded by the love and fellowship of the group

Thursday

14th

For those who find themselves dependent on drugs and those who try to help them

Friday

15th

For all those who still risk their lives taking Bibles to Christians in places like China and other countries where Christians are persecuted and the work of the Bible Society aiming to deliver these Bibles

Saturday

16th

For those who find themselves dependent on alcohol and Alcoholics Anonymous who try to help them

Sunday

17th

For Jackson and his family and friends as he is baptised today

Monday

18th

For the success of our Holiday Club, and for the fun ...

Tuesday

19th

... that the children who attend will have

Wednesday

20th

For all the pupils, teaching staff, parent governors and volunteers at Corporation Road School and our increasing work with the school

Thursday

21st

For those who find themselves addicted to gambling and those who try to help them

Friday

22nd

For those who mourn that they may find comfort

Saturday

23rd

For all those living in Venezuela seeking to end the suffering of their country at the hands of another corrupt leadership

Sunday

24th

For the work of the Darlington Area Churches Youth Ministry Group and the work they are doing counselling young people in our secondary schools.

Monday

25th

For all those who work with our children in our schools as volunteers

Tuesday

26th

For peace in this troubled world

Wednesday

27th

For all those who undertake to visit the elderly and housebound

Thursday

28th

For our own government as they near the end of negotiations for Brexit

Friday

29th

That everything is in place as we prepare to leave the European Union today

Saturday

30th

For all those teachers who work with our disadvantaged children

Mothering Sunday

31st

For mothers everywhere as we celebrate Mothering Sunday, and especially those mothers who do not know where their children are