Scripture for September
Theme: God’s wisdom.
“This is what we speak, not in words taught us by human wisdom but in words taught by the Spirit, expressing spiritual truths in spiritual words.” (1 Corinthians 2:13, NIV)
Praise: thank God for His gift to us of the Holy Spirit.
Prayer: for our young people as they return to education, particularly for God’s wisdom in situations where any youngsters are feeling under pressure.
Raglan & Usk Deanery Prayer Diary
Give thanks for the Risen Christ, and the joy of all our Easter services. And pray that the new life Jesus offers flourishes in our lives, our homes, our churches, and our communities.
Jesus said, “The Holy Spirit will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you. Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you.”
Please pray each day of the month for the following:-
1st That we may be built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood – full of peace.
2nd All church officers, especially those newly appointed at the vestry meetings.
3rd Bishop Richard and his staff team as they lead our diocese forward.
4th That the Pentecost Holy Spirit rests upon us all, blessing us with spiritual gifts.
5th That the Risen and Ascended Christ truly becomes Lord of our lives.
6th Rev’d’s Kevin H, Graham O, Pam L, the leadership team and all in the Usk MA.
7th That love and joy become evident in our lives.
8th Our new Government to genuinely have the country’s interest at heart.
9th The Raglan Music Festival, and all those involved with music in our churches
10th Messy Church, Sunday School, and all Childrens’ and Young Peoples’ work.
11th That the Holy Trinity is the focus of our faith, ministry and mission.
12th Rev’d Ambrose Mason and his work as Diocesan Director of Ministry.
13th All the leaders of the ‘Growing Together’ groups and Nurture groups.
14th The isolated and lonely, and those in need, that they experience the peace of Christ.
15th Revd’s Tim Clement, Sheila Toms, the leadership team and all in the Raglan MA.
16th Building the right teams to be responsible for all of God’s work.
17th The Deanery Intercessory Prayer Group – that they hear God’s voice.
18th Hywel Griffiths (LLM), our Lay Eucharistic Ministers (LEM’s) & LE Assistants (LEA’s).
19th The sick, the suffering, and those who mourn, that they feel God’s healing touch.
20th The Mother’s Union, especially their work at the prison.
21st The Deanery Mission Group, and their plans for outreach.
22nd Sharing and deepening fellowship across the deanery.
23rd Those considering baptism, confirmation, and their vocation.
24th Usk Open Gardens, and all gardeners and farmers.
25th Revd’s John Collier & Stephen Smith, the leadership team and all in the Goytre MA.
26th The three primary schools in our deanery – all the pupils and all the staff.
27th The ability to listen to and hear God’s voice, and to follow His guidance.
28th All Ministry Area Councils and their strategic plans.
29th Charlie & Helen Shepherd, and the right training programmes for all ministries.
30th Those involved with Food Bank, the ‘Red Shed’, and other charity organisations.
31st All businesses based in and working in our deanery.
Monmouth Diocesan Prayer
Lord God, renew your Church and begin with me.
Heal our wounds, give us joy in our faith, draw many to share your life, and use us all in your service.
For Jesus Christ’s sake, Lord of the Church, make us the Church of the Lord.