Prayer Points for March

Leadership and staffing

Please pray for:

  • The families and children's worker, now out to advert. Pray for the right person to apply and be recognised
  • The discussions with theology college students regarding a possible assistant pastor. Pray for wisdom in how to proceed
  • The election of new deacons, please pray for a full diaconate and that the new deacons will fit into the diaconate
  • Wisdom as the diaconate discuss the various issues facing the church
  • Wisdom regarding the use and possible modification of the building
  • Development of Matt's work on discipleship. What does it look like at Kay St?

Poverty

Please pray for:

  • RAFT, who have had critical shortages of basic items in recent weeks
  • Bacup Family Centre, particularly for large grants to secure funding and allow staff to concentrate on supporting vulnerable families
  • Discussions around establishing a CAP centre in Rossendale and the appointment of a Debt Centre Manager

The Church of England’s Report on Homosexuality

Please pray for:

  • Wisdom for the Synod as they seek a way forwards
  • Wisdom for Christians of all denominations for whom this is a real issue
  • Those seeking to minister to them

Baptist Home Mission

Please pray for:

  • Wisdom for those who decide who received grants and support
  • The churches receiving support, that they may grow and strengthen in the faith
  • Local churches who are receiving, or have received, support, that they may grow and impact their areas for God
  • Regional ministers and youth workers who seek to guide and support local churches
  • The members of the specialist teams: faith and society, ministries and support services