Prayer for a New Team Rector
Our Heavenly Father, we thank you for all the blessings you have showered upon our Parish. We now thank you especially for your guidance in the recent process for the appointment of a new Rector. As we await the confirmation of the appointment, we pray that you will prepare us to receive the new Rector with joy and welcome him wholeheartedly’ and we ask for your blessings on the new Rector so that he may wisely guide us and together we may reveal your love to the community of Langley and your name be glorified. Amen.
Prayer for the Day: Almighty and everlasting God, by whose Spirit the whole body of the Church is governed and sanctified: hear our prayer which we offer for all your faithful people, that in their vocation and ministry they may serve you in holiness and truth to the glory of your name; through our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.
Post Communion Prayer: Grant, O Lord, we beseech you, that the course of this world may be so peaceably ordered by your governance, that your Church may joyfully serve you in all godly quietness; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
For Missions and the World—This week’s focus: The Leprosy Mission —pray for Chris Stratta, Regional Manager for London and the South. Pray he will have wisdom and protection as he travels to speak at churches and other organizations, sharing about the work of Leprosy Mission. Pray his work will inspire and encourage others to provide life-changing “Gifts of Life” which provide equipment and training. Gifts for Life link: https://www.tlmtrading.com/gifts-for-life/education-gifts-for-life#filters.price=10,185
In the Parish—This week’s focus: We pray for the Job seekers, especially all affected by Covid-19. Give thanks for those still receiving furlough pay. Pray that people will turn to God, learning to trust His provision. Pray that church will find resources to provide and/or support programmes that focus on providing skills training, instruction, advice and practical assistance in for applying and interviewing for jobs.