Pray for ICS

Each day we focus on an aspect of our work and call on all those who support ICS to pray with us.

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Today’s Prayers

All Saints, Beirut: Pray for more people to get involved and active in the church, especially during the interregnum.

St. John’s, Izmir: Give thanks for friendly relationships with other denominational churches, especially the Lighthouse Church which worships at St. John’s. Pray for
numerical growth and deepening in faith and compassion, for Alan Prior and Dianne Fowler (churchwardens), James Buxton and the church council.

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Today’s Prayers

St. Martin, Sharjah: Pray for the children and young people’s work. For those who are involved, may they have energy and inspiration as they seek to make young disciples.

Today the English Church Ostend holds its AGM, pray for the restoration work in Ostend that begins after the Easter holidays.

St. Clement’s, Prague: Annual Church Meeting (ACM) today.

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Today’s Prayers

Greater Lisbon Chaplaincy: Please pray for John and Jane Dinnen as our next locum and the baptisms on Easter Sunday.

St. George’s, Barcelona and Andorra: Our desire is that we might be a ‘Loving Community through Christ’ and a ‘Witnessing Community for Christ’. Pray with us that as Eastertide is celebrated we might faithfully communicate this glorious message of hope.

English-speaking Church on Ibiza and Formentera: Our Easter Day Service will be one service this year (no Sunrise Service and no BCP), pray that the various preferences will be catered for. Our annual meeting will be at S’Hort de Can Masia after our morning service, followed by a fellowship lunch.

This weekend St. Peter’s, Bruges takes part in the city’s Erfgoeddag captioned ‘Kiezen’ (Choosing). Locals and tourists will visit St. Peter’s Chapel, Bruges using a newly launched app that introduces people to the various religious houses. Pray for all our volunteers guiding and explaining ‘what we believe and why’ to the public.

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Chaplaincy of Christ the Good Shepherd, Poitou-Charentes: Please pray for the AGM (24), for people to prayerfully consider standing for election to council. Especially, to fill the role of chaplaincy warden and to replace those members who are standing down, one after several years. May God give wisdom and guidance to those elected.

St. Mark’s, Versailles/St. Paul’s, Chevry: Please pray for John and Jane Dinnen as our next locum.

Leipzig: Our AGM today will include an important discussion on whether we can continue to employ Larry Norman, who pastors the evening service and does much else besides. Pray for the Lord to make His will clear, and for consensus.

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Today’s Prayers

Holy Trinity, Maisons-Laffitte: We ask for wisdom and guidance for our council members, church wardens and church leaders at our AGM.

St. Michael’s, Paris: We pray for glorious Eastertide services! We ask for wisdom in connecting with our geographical area and the wider networks of people who come to us
for special events at Christmas and Easter. We pray too for our finances, that we have the resources to fund growing mission and ministry.

Today,

Wengen and Zermatt summer seasonal chaplains meet in Kenilworth for their preparation day. The team includes some ‘first-timers’ and others returning to seasonal chaplaincy after some years. Pray that the interaction between experienced, less-experienced and new chaplains will be beneficial to all in their mission and ministry this summer and that the Spirit will guide us to new opportunities.

St. James, Voorschoten annual meeting is taking place. We give thanks for God’s blessing and provision this last year, and seek His guidance and provision for the coming twelve months, including the need for someone new to stand for churchwarden.

Church Council meets as we prepare for the AGM (22) and mark thirty years of St. Paul’s, Tervuren!