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Weekly Prayer

Amersham Methodist Circuit Prayer Cycle 


The weekly prayer cycle below is intended to help us all pray for the needs of the Church and of the World and for the Amersham Circuit in particular.  

The universal Church and all who lead the Church. Our ecumenical friends and partners.

The leaders of the nations, for discernment and cooperation especially at this time. 

The natural world and the resources of the earth.

All who are in any kind of need.

Churches: Amersham High Street, Lee Common and Winchmore Hill 

For equality and and justice. For the many whose needs for security, education and healthcare are not being met.   For those facing covid-19 in refugee camps. For the Governments of the world, for our Government and Local Authorities.

The media and the arts.

Farming and fishing, commerce and industry.

Those whose work is unfulfilling, stressful, or fraught with danger, all who are unemployed.

Churches: Amersham St. John's and Chesham 

Those in business, from small businesses to vast supermarkets, especially those facing financial ruin as a result of the covid-19 pandemic.

All who are sick in body, mind or spirit.

Those in the midst of famine or disaster, victims of abuse and violence, intolerance and prejudice.

Those who are bereaved.

All who work in the medical and healing professions. For carers in nursing homes and in the community. 

Churches: Deanway United Church and Gerrards Cross 

The social services.

All who work in the criminal justice system, victims and perpetrators of crime.

The work of aid agencies throughout the world, those living in poverty or under oppression.

Foodbanks and those who use them, especially those using them for the first time during the covid-19 pandemic. 

Churches: Little Chalfont and Prestwood. 

Local government, community leaders, all who provide local services. For community support groups.

Those who work with young or elderly people and their carers.

Schools, colleges and universities, working out how to reopen during the continued covid-19 pandemic. 

For emergency and rescue organisations.


Local Preachers and Worship Leaders.

Government and the armed forces, Peace, Justice, Reconciliation.

Prisoners and those who work in prisons. 

For victims of domestic abuse and for perpetrators especially at this time of covid-19. 

Those whose lives are affected by civil unrest, praying for calm in our land.

Broadcasters, TV and Radio.


The Circuit's paid staff including ministers.

For our homes, families, friends and carers. 

For those isolating alone and for those who are lonely during the covid-19 pandemic.  

Those who are near to death and their relatives.

Those who have lost hope.

The worship of the Church at home and for those producing online resources, especially at this difficult time.