Lord we pray:
Wed.1st We pray for Leaders of Nations who bear the responsibility of Government. Give them
wisdom and integrity in all that they do.
Thurs. 2nd. We pray for all who help with the Christmas Tree Festival; and all who come to visit it.
May they find God’s presence here.
Fri. 3rd For Refugee and asylum seekers, that they may find safety and a warm welcome.
Sat. 4th For the housebound and the lonely; especially at this festive time of year.
Sun 5th We pray that we celebrate the Season of Advent as we prepare for the birth of Jesus at
Mon. 6th For all who struggle with the limitations of age and infirmity
Tues. 7th We remember Bishop Ambrose, a teacher of the faith: and we give thanks to all who
help us to grow in faith.
Wed 8th For those who will be clearing and cleaning the Church at the conclusion of the
Christmas Tree Festival.
Thurs. 9th For all children who do not have a stable family environment.
Fri. 10th For all who are unable to worship as they would wish, whatever their faith.
Sat. 11th We pray for victims of abuse and violence, intolerance and prejudice. For those living
in poverty or under oppression.
Sun 12th For members of the medical professions as we remember the sacrifice of Edith Cavell.
Mon 13th For all who are struggling with depression and feeling isolated.
Tues. 14th For all who are tempted to overspend at this time of year. That they may not be trapped
Wed 15th For those who attend the mid week Communion Service. For the support and friendship
that they share.
Thurs. 16th For all who will attend Christmas Carol Services in the days before Christmas.
Fri 17th We give thanks for the work of volunteers at St. Mary-le-Tower. That their efforts are
Sat 18th For all who live in Care Homes and Sheltered accommodation; and those who support
and care for them.
Sun 19th For Tom as he leads and encourages us all. For Roger and Celia and others who offer
support and assistance.
Mon 20th For Families who are unable to be together at Christmas time.
Tues 21st For the Choir of St. Mary-le-Tower offering our Christmas Lunch-time Concert.
For the PCC meeting this evening; and the decisions that they need to make.
Wed 22nd For all our Emergency Services who are available to help those in need every day of the
Thurs.23rd We give thanks for our wonderful world. May we work to preserve it for future
Fri 24th As we celebrate again the birth of Jesus, may we follow his example of humility, and
serve and care for those in need around us
Sat 25th Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace and goodwill towards all people, for
unto us a Son is born, a Saviour, who is Christ the Lord.
Sun 26th We remember the martyrdom of Stephen. May we find forgiveness in our hearts.
Mon 27th We remember today John the Apostle and Evangelist, we pray that you give us courage
and confidence to spread your Word.
Tues 28th On this day we remember the Holy Innocents and we give thanks for all who have
sacrificed their lives, so that we can learn about the Kingdom of God.
Wed 29th We remember Archbishop Thomas Becket ; and pray for strength to maintain our firm
and unwavering faith: and always have God at the heart of everything we do.
Thurs 30th We pray for those who suffer as a result of many forms of addiction. That they can find
the help that they need.
Fri 31st May we face the New Year in hope and expectation: putting our concerns and future
plans before God.