Cycle of Prayer: 23-29 October

Reading this week's prayers on social media is Will Burdditt. Will was ordained in June this year and began his curacy in Blandford Forum Parish Church in July. He's married to Sophie and have two incredible daughters. He loves the outdoors, talk theology, eat lasagne and exercise.

23 October

Lord, We thank you today for Devizes St John and St Mary, Devizes Deanery and its Clergy: Jonathan Poston, Gerry Lynch, Adrian Burholt. Licensed Lay Ministers: Chris Cox, Mark Harrison. We pray for a new Musical Director for the choir at St John's.  For the community vision and fundraising for St Mary's as major building work starts. We pray that seekers who come in to your church out of curiosity may be transformed into growing disciples.


24 October

God of all, 

We pray for Devizes St Peter, Devizes Deanery, we pray for dedicated clergy to help them grow in worship and in pastoral care for congregation and parish. 


25 October

Lord Jesus

Thank you Father for Rowde and Bromham, Devizes Deanery and for the benefice of Bromham and Rowde as they seek a new incumbent.  We pray for Lay Pastoral Assistant, Caroline Culley who covered much of the funeral ministry, as she has now moved out of the area. We pray you bless Caroline and her family for the next phase of their life. Thank you for the staff and students at: Rowde C of E Primary Academy Bromham St Nicholas CE VC Primary School In our prayers for Episcopal Churches in South Sudan and Sudan: we pray for the Rt Revd Hassan Osman, Assistant Bishop of Kadugli & Nuba Mountains in Sudan 


26 October

Father God, We pray your blessing upon Southbroom St James, Devizes Deanery and it’s Clergy: Keith Brindle, Richard Saint.  We pray for: 

• Work and ministry of Richard Saint as new Associate Priest with Pioneering responsibilities, post his curacy 

• We maintain and double-down on our vision to share the Good News of Jesus to those in our parish (especially in the estates surrounding the church) 

• Our work in local school, especially our chaplaincy work in Devizes School 

We pray for the staff and students at Devizes The Trinity Primary Academy Southbroom St James Academy 


27 October

God of all, 

Thank you Lord for Lavingtons, Cheverells and Easterton, Devizes Deanery and its Clergy: Marion Harrison.  We raise the staff and students of Great Cheverell The Holy Trinity CE Primary Academy and Market Lavington St Barnabas CE VC Primary School to you God, 


28 October


We pray for Simon and Jude, Apostles Cannings & Redhorn, Devizes Deanery and its Clergy: Richard Curtis, Sam Park, Chris Burdon, George Royle, Frank Scammell. Licensed worship leaders: Elizabeth Greed, Ian Smith, Pauline Smith. Lay pastoral assistants: Yvonne Morris, Christine Todd. Benefice Administrator: Helen Rawlings. Thank you for the ministry of George Royle as he steps down from taking regular services and give thanks for his ongoing prayerful support of the benefice. We pray for Sam as she continues to settle into the benefice. We pray for all in ministry as we enter the busyness of the autumn. Thank you for all those at: All Cannings CE VC Primary School Bishops Cannings CE VA Primary School Chirton CE VC Primary School Urchfont CE VC Primary School. We pray you bless the Headteacher’s: Richard Borman, Catherine Vardy, Amy Bekker-Wrench and Carol Talbot


29 October

Jesus, Thank you for Last Sunday after Trinity Wellsprings, Devizes Deanery as they start the process of seeking a new incumbent as adverts go out in September. Prayers too for those who have kept services and group activities going over the interregnum - priests and Lay Pastoral Assistants. Thank you for the staff and students at Potterne Five Lanes CE VC Primary School Seend CE VA Primary School.

In our Anglican Cycle of Prayer: we pray for The Anglican Church of Melanesia.


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