Prayer Diary for October
|1||THE SIXTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY – Proper 21
International Day for Older Persons; Animal Welfare Sunday
For grace to perceive the things we ought to and the strength to do them.
The Dovecotes, The Parrs, The Poplars.
|2||For the Start Nurture Course taking place in our parish
The Square, Thorndyke Close, Thyra Grove
|3||George Bell, Bishop of Chichester, Ecumenist, Peacemaker, 1958
For University students as they begin a new academic year
Tracey Close, Trafalgar Road, Trevor Road.
|4||Francis of Assisi, Friar, Deacon, Founder of Friars Minor, 1226
For animals and those who care for them
Turnpike Lane, Union Street, Vernon Avenue
|5||For refugees and immigrants
Victory Road, Villa Street, Waldemar Grove
|6||William Tyndale, Translator of the Scriptures, Reformation Martyr 1536;
For all who translate the Scriptures so that the Bible may be available to all
Warwick Avenue, Waterloo Road, Waverley Avenue
|7||For all who visit our Michaelmas Market which takes place today
Wensor Avenue, West Crescent, West End.
|8||THE SEVENTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY- Proper 22
Harvest Festival Prisoners’ Sunday
For the harvest and those who work on land and sea to make this possible
Westward Avenue, Wharton Crescent, Wilkinson Avenue
|9||Denys, Bishop of Paris, and his companions, Martyrs, 250 (BCP)
Robert Grosseteste, Bishop of Lincoln, philosopher, scientist, 1253.
For the Diocesan Conference which begins today at Swanwick
Willoughby Close, Willoughby Street, Wimpole Road.
|10||Paulinus, Bp of York, Missionary, 644 Thomas Traherne, Poet, Spiritual Writer,1674
For our Bible Study group as it meets today
Windrush Close, Windsor Street, Wollaton Crescent.
|11||Ethelburga, Abbess of Barking, 675;
James the Deacon, Companion of Paulinus, 7th century
For the Age Friendly Project in Beeston, supporting the elderly.
Wollaton Road, Woodside Road, Acaster Close
|12||Wilfrid of Ripon, Bishop and Missionary, 709;
Elizabeth Fry, Prison Reformer, 1845; Edith Cavell, Nurse, 1915
For our Mothers’ Union which meets today
Albert Road, Albion Street, Alexander Crescent
|13||Edward the Confessor, King of England, 1066
For the Royal Family
Alford Close, Alwyn Court, Anderson Crescent.
|14||For Diocesan Synod which meets today
Appleton Road, Arden Close, Ashfield Avenue
|15||THE EIGHTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY – Proper 23
For an increase in God’s gift of faith
Avon Place, Barrydale Avenue, Barton Street
|16||Nicholas Ridley, Bishop of London, and Hugh Latimer, Bishop of Worcester, Reformation Martyrs 1555
For Father Wayne and his family
Beacon Road, Beech Avenue, Beeston Fields Drive.
|17||Ignatius, Bishop of Antioch, martyr, c107
For Father Rob and his family
Beeston Lane, Bexhill Court, Birch Avenue.
|18||Luke the Evangelist
For all who work in the healthcare service
Bourne Close, Boots’ Factory, Bowden Drive.
|19||Henry Martin, Translator of the Scriptures, Missionary in India and Persia, 1812
For the Standing Committee which meets today
Briar Close, Broadgate, Broadgate Avenue.
|20||For Rev. Kirstine and her family
Broadwood Court, Broughton Street, Boulevard Industrial Estate
For all who serve in the armed forces
Canalside, Carisbrooke Avenue, Cartwright Way.
|22||THE NINETEENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY – Proper 24
For pardon and peace that we may be cleansed of all our sins
Carwood Close, Cavendish Place, Cedar Avenue,
|23||For our Churchwardens, Ian and Sheenagh and their families
Cedar Court, Charlotte Grove, Chestnut Avenue.
|24||For the ministry offered by our Open Door stewards welcoming visitors to our church
Chilwell Road, Church Street, City Road.
|25||Crispin and Crispian, Martyrs at Rome, c297
For our Servers and Choir
Clifford Avenue, Clifton Street, Clinton Street.
|26||Alfred the Great, King of the West Saxons, Scholar, 899
Cadd, Abbot of Lastingham, Bishop of the East Saxons,664
For Kathryn Weller, our Parish Administrator and PCC Secretary
Collin Street, Collington Street, Commercial Avenue.
|27||For all who clean and maintain our church
Coniston Road, Cornwall Avenue, Cotswold Court.
|28||Simon and Jude, Apostles
For Kaye Ford, our Treasurer, Michael Ghillie, Assistant Treasurer and Bryan Spencer our Planned Giving Officer and their families
Coventry Road, Cromwell Road, Cross Street.
|29||THE LAST SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY – Proper 25 Bible Sunday
(British Summertime ends – clocks go back 1 hour)
That we may read, mark, learn and inwardly digest holy scriptures
Cyprus Avenue, Cyprus Drive. Cyril Avenue
|30||For all who work in the shops, offices and businesses in Beeston
Dagmar Grove, Dallas York Road, David Grove
|31||Martin Luther, Reformer, 1546
For the PCC which meets this evening.
Members of our congregation who live outside the parish.