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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 - DECEMBER

 

1st

For all the preparations being made for our Christmas Services and those who will be leading them

2nd

For all those children who will be receiving one of our Shoe Boxes that they bring some comfort to them and a smile on their faces

3rd

For those living in Marshall Street

4th

For all of our local ward councillors

5th

For all our school children as they prepare for Christmas with Nativity plays and other celebrations

6th

For the Advent course beginning tonight and Ruth Dawson for her leadership

7th

For all living in Salisbury Terrace

8th 

For all  clergy and their families

9th

For all those children living in constant fear of domestic violence here in Darlington

10th.

For the Toy Service and the work of the Salvation Army here in Darlington bringing gifts to all the children in need at this time of year

11th

For those who find themselves without shelter following the hurricanes earlier this Autumn

12th

For those mourning the loss of loved ones this Christmas time

13th

For the work of Alcoholics Anonymous especially at this time of year when alcohol is especially to the fore.

14th

For Christians living in fear of their lives in parts of India, Nigeria and many other countries

15th

For the work of organisations such as Shelter at this time of year

16th

For the continued success of the Lunch Club

17th  

For the Christingle And Carol Service and the work of the Children’s Society

18th  

For all those living in Widdowfield Road

19th 

For all those who will be working over the Christmas period

20th

For the work of the “Samaritans” always at the end of the telephone

21st 

For all those who find themselves in need of the Food Banks here in Darlington at this time of year more so and the children who won’t get very much for Christmas

22nd 

For all those who work in the RPMI offices and their families as they join together for the annual carols at lunchtime

23rd

For all those who will be working in our hospitals, ambulance, police and fire service over the Christmas period

Christmas Eve

For the services being held today – the Crib Service and Midnight and all those leading services up and down the country

Christmas Day

For all those who find themselves alone at this time of year especially those who are homeless or without family and friends

26th

For those Christians living in fear in the Holy Land

27th

For all those living in our parish in bed-sits with no family to spend this time of year with.

28th

For all those living in Barningham Street

29th

For the life of St. Matthew & St. Luke’s

30th

That 2018 proves to be a peaceful year around the world

31st

As we come to the end of another year we remember all those times of sadness as well as joy we have experienced throughout 2016 and give thanks