Deanery Prayers

Recent Prayer Requests

Our Deanery
Pray for:
our Deanery Seminar on 6 October at St Augustine Belvedere on the subject ‘Culture of Invitation at YOUR church.’

Pray for:
the baptism in our church on 7 October, the family and godparents;
our Harvest Festival Service on 14 October in support of Bexley Women’s Aid; generosity in providing welcome packs for the women; families forced to take refuge in safe houses.

Belvedere All Saints
Pray for:
Anthea, our former ordinand, newly ordained as deacon, as she begins her ministry at St Mary’s Greenhithe;
for the launch of The Friends of All Saints Belvedere on 20 October, the 165th anniversary of the opening of the original building;
our All Soul’s Memorial Service on 27 October for those bereaved over the last three years; the parish and church members as we go into vacancy;
Rev Jane Edwards as she prepares to retire.

Bexleyheath Christ Church
Pray for:
our associate vicar, Rev Sue Twynam, who leaves us on 7 October, giving thanks for her ministry with us;
Harvest Supper and Talent show on 13 October;
our parish lunch on 25 October;
our outreach to the elderly and lonely;
preparations for our Flower Festival commemorating World War 1.

Bexleyheath St Peter
Pray for:
our Harvest Weekend;
new attendees and a good response to our harvest appeal for the Foodbank and Bexley Women’s Aid.

Slade Green
Pray for:
our new church school, St Paul’s Slade Green Primary;
Jim, our curate, following his priesting at Michaelmas;
our dementia café as it continues to develop.

Pray for:
our whole church to be changed as we are challenged by what it means to be ‘Jesus – Shaped People’;
the right leaders for our youth groups, Dubsters and 3Dub.

Our Deanery Prayers are fed into the Diocesan “Praying the Way“.

If you would like to become more involved with the Prayer List or the Diocesan Fellowship of Pray‑ers then please contact Richard Percival our Deanery Prayer coordinator.