Prayer Diary - Spring 2022
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A Passion for Life
As we go to press, this initiative is gaining momentum with 10 churches from Gorleston to Dereham and counting, preparing a month of mission in the build up to Easter.
Maternal health in Papua New Guinea
Near the western tip of New Britain Island in Papua New Guinea, on the edge of the South Pacific, lies the very remote community of Sag Sag.
As a teenager, Rachel Seabrook belonged to a supportive youth group full of people who loved to talk about Jesus and pray for one another.
Praying towards Pentecost
‘Thy Kingdom Come’ (TKC) focuses on spiritual transformation by being empowered to share Jesus’ message and praying for five friends to find faith in Christ.
School’s journey to Easter
“The last two Lents have been difficult,” explains John Neenan, the head teacher of St Michael’s CofE VA Primary School in Aylsham, “so we planned something special this year for our Lenten journey to Easter.”
Bringing hope and healing
“I love my job, there are so many positives” says Eve Hart, manager of the Great Yarmouth team for The Matthew Project, “Unity” (young people’s drug and alcohol service).
Sapling signs of hope
Ecology student Ben Knights first set eyes on the hazel saplings while on placement in the Bishop’s Garden.
Baby Basics – journeying with families
“Today we gifted a new Moses basket to a Mummy, and her unborn baby, knowing she has very little, if anything, to provide the essentials needed,” says Baby Basics Coordinator Maggie Anderson.
Set free to hear Christ
“I’m often too proud to admit that I need the concrete challenge and accountability of a wise mentor, with whom the landscape of the soul can be traversed and surveyed,” says The Revd Taylor Wilton-Morgan, Assistant Curate, United Benefice of St Benedict.
I asked Phil Courtier, Director for South Norfolk and Broadland District Councils, how we should pray for people like him – our local leaders and civic workers – as they help to shape the places in which we live.