Cycle of Prayer: 1-7 April

Reading our prayers this week is Mandy Christopher. Mandy was appointed to the DBE as Assistant Director of Education in 2014 and has 19 years worth of experience in nursery and primary education. She is currently seconded to the DBF as Head of Growing Faith, working to develop relationships between Church, school and community.

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1 April


Today we thank you for The Archdeacon of Sarum The Ven Alan Jeans. On this Easter Bank Holiday Monday – we give thanks for the Resurrection Promises and the Life we have, God let us all share the joy of the new Life you offer all people. 



2 April

Creator God, 

We pray for Salisbury Deanery and its Rural Dean Kelvin Inglis.  

We give thanks for the rich diversity of Christian witness and the warm relations between the city’s churches. We pray for a renewed sense of mission and for leadership in deanery synod and churches together. 



3 April

Our God, 

Thank you for Bemerton and its clergy: Kevin Martin, Kim Stephens and Karen Hutchinson.  

We pray for the community cafe and centre on Bemerton Heath and those whom we connect with through our ministry there. We give thanks for increased opportunities for prayer and mission in the parish as we continue to be welcomed where people naturally gather.  

As we follow Jesus' example of being alongside those who have felt judged and rejected, we pray we will enable more people to hear of God's love for all people.  

Thank you for the staff parents and families at Sarum St Peter’s CE Primary Academy Bemerton St John CE VA Primary School 

Episcopal Churches in South Sudan and Sudan: We pray for the Rt Revd Ismail Gabriel Abudigin, Bishop of El-Obeid in Sudan. 



4 April

God of all, 

Thank you for Fisherton Anger and its Clergy: Craig Ryalls. We pray for everyone that contributes towards worship and welcome to all who visit Salisbury Deanery.  

We pray for the families, pupils and staff of Sarum St Paul's CE VA Primary School 



5 April

Mighty God, 

We lift to you today Harnham St George and All Saints, Salisy and its Clergy: Becky Roberts, Julian Poppleton, Mike Badger. We pray for Licensed Lay Minister: Matthew Stone. We pray for the appointment of new head at Harnham C of E Junior school. 

We pray for the pupils, staff and families of Harnham CE VC Junior School 



6 April

Everlasting God, 

Thank you for Salisbury Cathedral,, we pray for the clergy , staff and the wonderful team of volunteers. We also pray for the new member of the Clergy Team at the Cathedral, the ‘Missioner for Young People’, The Revd Ross Meikle.  



7 April

On today, the Second Sunday of Easter  

We pray for Salisbury St Francis and St Lawrence Stratford sub Castle, and its Clergy: Jean de Garis, Mary Terry, Joe Stone, Suzie Allen, David Stokes. We thank you for the ministry of Operations Manager: Jane Franchi. Youth Pastor: Sophie Stokes. Lay Pastoral Assistant: Jo Inman and Ordinand: Sophie Ferguson.  

We pray for Rev Suzie Allen joining as Pioneer Priest at St Lawrence and Hope Churches. Bless all with strong and fruitful relationships in ministry teams, churches and within the communities we serve. Bless us with wisdom to know your way, and courage to follow it.  

Thank you for the pupils, staff and families of Stratford-sub-Castle CE VC Primary School  

In our Anglican Ccle of Prayer: we pray for The Episcopal / Anglican Province of Alexandria 


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