The start of a new term…

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­What to pray for this week at St John’s, 5th SeptPraying hands against a sky background – 11th Sept

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Through the week
Pray for planning and preparation for events and ministry in the autumn:
Harborne Connect; The Freedom Course; A Pilgrim’s Progress Course, Toddler Group; Cameo; Older People’s Ministry; Women’s Ministry; Men’s Ministry; Guiding groups; Children’s groups; The Crossway; Healing ministry  ……. and more

Thursday 5th September

Harborne Men’s Group
Pray for Marcus as he speaks to this group in the morning; and for all the men who attend to find good fellowship and friendship

Cameo for International Women starts back today after the summer break.  Pray for new members and those returning to feel welcome and for the team as they begin a new year.

Thursday Guiding groups: Rainbows, Brownies and Guides start back today.  Pray for a welcome to each girl who comes along to church.

Friday 6th September
Pray for the Tony Campolo event at Birmingham Christian Centre. 

Saturday 7th September
Healing on the Streets Pray for all who are spoken with or prayed for on the High Street today. That they would encounter God in a new and real way.

Praise Night Pray for folk to be drawn to worship and praise at St John’s this evening and for Marcus as he leads the evening.  Pray that everyone who attends will meet with God in a special way.

Sunday 8th September
Pray for God to be present in power and might at all our services.  Pray for Nigel di Castiglione preaching at morning services and Nick Hoult from Southgate Family Church speaking in the evening on Forgiveness.

Pray for the leaders and helpers for all the children’s groups which resume at 9.15am.

Monday 9th – Wednesday 11th September

St John’s Toddler Group Pray for Beccy and her team as they open the doors for the start of a new term of welcoming hundreds of Toddlers, Mums, Dads, Carers and Grandparents into the church from 9.30 til 11.30am each day.  Pray for fun, enthusiasm, safety and most importantly building of relationships and friendships.

Monday 9th September

Talk Togethers Pray for the Talk Together groups that meet today. Especially pray for the provision of helpers to run the creche for these groups to enable Mums time out to meet with God in the midst of their busy day.

Monday Guiding groups: Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and Rangers start back today. Pray for a welcome to each girl who comes along to church.

Harborne Connect Pray for the second session of visiting today.  Pray for those who are visited and for wisdom for the team.

Tuesday 10th September
The Healing Prayer Centre re-opens for afternoon and evening sessions after the summer break.  Pray for all those who come for prayer and for wisdom for the team.

Sophia Network Equipping Event at St John’s Pray for the women attending this event, that they would feel God’s empowering and equipping.

Wednesday 11th September
Pray for volunteers to fill opportunities to serve at St John’s in many areas of our church life eg the after service refreshment teams who provide & clear up for us each Sunday


If you would like your prayer request to be included in this list please email Fran on or phone The Church Office on 0121 427 4601

4th Sep 2013 Posted in: News by Stella Jennings 0

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