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Prayer diary

December 2019

  1. Gift Service in all churches this morning and soup & Sandwich lunch in Kyleakin Church Hall. Gaelic service in Broadford 6pm.

  2. Continue to pray for Café Chat, meeting is today in Broadford church 1pm.

  3. The Mustard Seed Café today in Broadford Village Hall.

  4. The Breadbasket is a community lunch each Wednesday in St Columba’s in Portree.

  5. Parish Ladies Group 1pm and Kirk Session meeting tonight.

  6. OM: Fully entering their new environment involves becoming like the locals by learning their language, eating their food, going to the gym and reciprocating their hospitality.

  7. St Mary’s of Sleat meet in the Kilmore Church Community Rooms tomorrow at 5.30pm

  8. Service in Elgol 3pm and family carol service in Kyleakin Village Hall 6pm.

  9. There is an opportunity to come together to pray for revival 11am Broadford Church Vestry.

  10. Bible study / prayer meeting Kyleakin church hall 7.30pm.

  11. Broadford bible study 7.30pm

  12. Remembering and praying for the election today. The Discussion Group/House Group meet at 7.30pm

  13. CARE: Lord, we thank you for the international Anti-CorruptionCoordinator Centre’s continuing success, bringing together agencies to tackle allegations of bribery of public officials, embezzlement, extortion and other cases of grand corruption. Amen.

  14. Pray for those caught in the poverty trap in our own village especially at this time of year.

  15. Gaelic service in Kilmore 6pm and Christmas carol service in Broadford.

  16. Tearfund: Our partners in Myanmar were part of a change in legislation which saw new employment equality rights passed for those living with disability. Praise God for justice in this area, and pray that those who live with disabilities would feel valued as members of society and be treated with love and respect.

  17. Broadford Primary School Carol Service in Broadford Church.

  18. Elgol Primary School Assembly 11am.

  19. Bun-sgoil Shlèite

  20. SU: As COmMISSION publicity makes its way into the hands of senior pupils, please pray that young people take up this opportunity to further their discipleship and develop new skills. Pray that many transition into leadership.

  21. CARE: Lord, please bless all who work in the UK’s hospice care services, including 125,000 volunteers, supporting over 200,000 people with terminaland life-limiting conditions each year. Thank You for their professional, compassionate approach to patients and their families.

  22. Broadford, Kilmore and Kyleakin family services 11am, Elgol Christmas celebrations 3pm and Carol singing round Kyleakin Village 6pm.

  23. MAF: Pray that the light of Christ will shine in the light of nations where Christians are persecuted. May their governments’ policies change from persecution to the promotion of Christian values.

  24. Christmas Eve carol service 7pm in Kilmore Church and the watchnight service in Broadford church 11.15pm.

  25. Christmas day celebrations Kyleakin 11am and Broadford 11am.

  26. OM: The Pamir Radio ministry has three Afghan teams producing Dari language programmes and one partnership team producing in the Pashto language.

  27. Tomorrow is the Whole Parish service in Broadford 11am & a ‘bring & share’ lunch.

  28. Joint service with the Free Church Broadford church of Scotland 6pm.

  29. There is an opportunity to come together to pray for revival 11am Broadford Church Vestry.

  30. CARE: Father thank you for all the blessings of the past year – for answered prayers, daily provision and for bringing us through difficult times. We ask that the seeds of faith and love that were sown in prayer and action will in due time spring up and bring praise to Your name.

January 2020

  1. CARE: Lord, we commit our lives to You afresh as we begin 2020. You know everything that lies ahead so please prepare, equip and strengthen us for the challenges, joys and sorrows that may come. Please help those in authority and leadership to make wise decisions and to live with integrity. Amen.

  2. CARE: God of new beginnings, please draw close to every person who will start a new chapter in their lives in 2020. Give them wisdom, expectant faith and a sense of Your peace as they embark on new accommodation, jobs, studies, ministries, relationships, and creative projects. Amen.

  3. So many people have lost loved ones during the last 2 years, please pray for those you may know who are finding it hard to adjust to life living on their own.

  4. Pray for our young church who meet every Sunday 11am in Kilmore, Elgol and Kyleakin.

  5. An Acarsaid - 2.30pm, Kyleakin fellowship in the church hall and the Gaelic service in Broadford both at 6pm.

  6. Continue to pray for Café Chat who meet in the church this afternoon.

  7. St Michael & All Angels, Eucharist Episcopalian Service, Raasay 11am.

  8. Broadford Bible Study in the Church Foyer 7.30pm.

  9. Prayers for Renfrewshire – Paisley South, Hopehall Church, Alice Street 7.30pm – 8.30pm.

  10. SU: Pray for the SU group meeting today in Southmuir Primary, Kirriemuir, and for leaders Marjory and Bob. Pray for these children to see Jesus as they explore the Bible and witness the caring attitude of the leaders.

  11. Tomorrow’s service’s 11am Broadford, Kilmore and Kyleakin then Elgol 3pm.

  12. St Mary’s of Sleat meet in the Kilmore Church Community Rooms at 5.30pm.

  13. There is an opportunity for folks to come together to pray for revival, Broadford Church vestry 11am.

  14. Kyleakin Bible Study/Prayer Meeting 7.30pm.

  15. Broadford Bible Study/Prayer Meeting 7.30pm.

  16. Parish Ladies Group 1pm in Broadford Church foyer.

  17. OM: Lawrence and the Global Leadership Team spend a lot of their time considering the future. They need to understand trends and discern how OM can best be ready to meet ever increasing opportunities.

  18. Barnabas: A Syrian church minister and his father were shot dead on 11th November by unknown motorcyclists as they drove from Qamishli to Deir al-Zor, where they had been travelling regularly to help restore war-damaged Christian shops and homes. Another church leader in the car escaped. A few hours later, three bombs went off in Qamishli at five minute intervals, the first in a Kurdish district, the second in a busy market, and the third near a Christian school. At least five people were killed and 26 injured. Pray that those who mourn will be comforted and that Christians will be able to bring hope to others.

  19. Church Service in An Acarsaid - 2.30pm and the Gaelic service in Kilmore 6pm also the Kyleakin fellowship at 6pm.

  20. There is an opportunity for folks to come together to pray for revival, Broadford Church vestry 11am.

  21. Prayers for Renfrewshire – Paisley North, Mossvale Church, Greenock Road 7.30pm – 8.30pm.

  22. Kilmore Bible Study/Prayer Meeting 7.15pm.

  23. The Discussion Group 7.30pm. in Grianach Broadford 7.30pm.

  24. Tearfund: Father God, we pray for all those who show us how to delight in the amazing life you have given us on this precious earth.What a remarkable example you gave us in Joy Bawtree. She would often comfort her grandchildren and great-grandchildren encouraging them to live life to the full. Lord, help us to do likewise.

  25. Pray and give thanks for all our musicians as they prepare to lead worship tomorrow.

  26. Service’s today 11am Broadford, Kilmore and Kyleakin then Elgol 3pm and Kyleakin fellowship at 6pm.

  27. MAF: Through Jesus Christ. God has opened a way for us to be reconciled to Him. Pray that church leaders, many of whom are MAF partners and are being trained as agents of healing and promoters of peace, will be Spirit-filled and courageous.

  28. The Mustard Seed Café in Broadford village hall.

  29. Broadford Bible Study/Prayer Meeting 7.30pm.

  30. SU: Valerie Sim is involved in assemblies in Clarkston Primary and Chapelhall Primary tomorrow. Give thanks for an enthusiastic response from pupils to these, and how assembly contact often results in children coming along to church clubs.

  31. Loving Saviour, please help those who want to work but lack health and strength, are long-term unemployed, are prevented by others, or cannot find the right job. Open doors of opportunity that will bring fulfilment as they discover ways to serve you and other people.