We aim to be a generous-hearted and inclusive Christian family in the centre of Beeston with a ministry that reaches out from our beautiful Parish Church into the wider community.

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

Healthcare Sunday

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

21 (Trafalgar Day)

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.