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 justice. For the many whose needs for security, education and healthcare are not being met. For those currently living 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 recovering from the effects 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.
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 as they prepare to welcome new students after the summer break.
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.
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 who were isolating alone and for those who have been 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.