Diocese of Sodor and Man- Prayer Diary November 2020
ALL SAINTS’ DAY
Dean: Nigel Godfrey
Campaign Manager: Val Garrett
Chapter and Clerk
Pray for the Church of the Province of West
The Most Revd Dr Jonathan Bau-Bau Bonaparte Hart – Primate & Metropolitan, Church of the Province of West Africa
Please pray for the celebrations around the 40th Anniversary of the parish church of St German’s, Peel becoming the Cathedral of Sodor and Man.
ALL SOULS’ DAY
Team Leader: Ruth Walker
Schools Workers: Sue Yardy, Natalie Heaton, Hannah Grove, Linda Wildman
Gap Year Students: Lexi Brockbank, Ben Haskell
The Rt Revd James Langstaff
Mercy Ministries are having a Training day on the Island on 14 November. Please pray as our team, amongst others learn how to be more effective at helping those in need.
RICHARD HOOKER; ANGLICAN APOLOGIST, TEACHER, 1600
Maughold, Dhoon and South Ramsey
Local Minister (Dhoon): Nigel Cretney
Delhi (North India) The Rt Revd Warris K. Masih
God of vision, inspire us to open our eyes to fresh vision, and bless us we pray, with faith to know your presence and transform our lives.
The Parish of the West Coast
Clergy: Nigel Godfrey, Ruth Walker, Colin Fleetney, Jeanette Hamer, Malcolm Convery, Margaret Burrow, Brian Kelly
Local Ministers: Cheryl Cousins, Graham McAll, Robert Quayle.
Readers: Rosemary Clarke, Denise Gelder, Stephen Hamer
Rokon (South Sudan) The Rt Revd Francis Loyo Mori
Please pray for the Farmers Market that meets in St John’s hall, praying for all local food producers.
Western Mission Partnership
Team Leader: Nigel Godfrey
The Commissioners of Marown, Michael, German, Patrick, Peel.
Rorya (Tanzania) The Rt Revd John Adiema
Please pray for the Western Partnership as it finalises its strategic development plan.
WILLIAM TEMPLE; ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY, 1944
Lonan and Laxey
Clergy: Jo Dudley
Europe (England) The Rt Revd Robert Innes
Pray for all who are separated from loved ones for whatever reason.
WILLIBRORD OF YORK; BISHOP, APOSTLE OF FRISIA, 739
Care for the Family
Rumbek (South Sudan) The Most Revd Alapayo Manyang Kuctiel
Please pray for Care for the Family who are partnering with Messy Church on 12 November and running a workshop to help Messy Church teams equip parents in nurturing faith at home.
Clergy: Alessandra Di Chiara (Interim)
Readers: Carole Bairstow
Pray for the Church in the Province of the West Indies
The Most Revd Howard Gregory – Primate and Bishop of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands
Please pray for the Training Oversight Group as it encourages and develops vocations to the priesthood, diaconate, Reader Ministry and may other vocations.
MARGERY KEMPE; MYSTIC, 1440
Bride, Lezayre and North Ramsey
Readers: Tim Grass, Joan Watson (emeritus)
The Free State (Southern Africa) The Rt Revd Dintoe Letloenyane
LEO THE GREAT; POPE, TEACHER, 461
Northern Mission Partnership
Team Leader: Vacant
Clergy: David Greenwood, Malcolm Convery, Brian Evans-Smith
The Commissioners of Ramsey, Andreas, Ballaugh, Bride, Jurby, Lezayre, Garff.
Rumonge (Burundi) The Rt Revd Pedaculi Birakengana
Please pray for the Northern Mission Partnership and for all those offering ministry during the time of Interregnum.
MARTIN; BISHOP OF TOURS, 397
Clergy: William Mackay
Rupert’s Land (Canada) The Rt Revd Geoffrey J Woodcroft
Please pray for the Jurby Mission Initiative Steering Group, as we make further plans for outreach into the Jurby Community.
JOSAPHAT; BISHOP AND MARTYR, 1623
King William’s College
Chaplain: Erica Scott
Principal: Joss Buchanan
Rutana (Burundi) The Rt Revd Pontien Ribakare
Please pray for the staff and students at the college and for Erica in her ministry as chaplain.
CHARLES SIMEON; PRIEST, EVANGELICAL DIVINE, 1836
Southern Mission Partnership
Team Leader: Joe Heaton
The Commissioners of Arbory, Castletown, Malew, Port Erin, Port St. Mary, Rushen, Santon
Ruwenzori (Uganda) The Rt Revd Reuben Kisembo
Please pray for Synod as it meets to make important decisions about the future of the diocese
Marown, Foxdale and Baldwin
Clergy: Janice Ward, Steven Herron
Readers: Nancy Clague, Doug Chalk, Heather Paisley
Sabah (South East Asia) The Rt Revd Melter Jiki Tais (Primate)
During this season of light and remembrance we thank God for all who have led us to faith and who continue to walk with us on our spiritual journey, here on earth or with the saints in glory.
2 BEFORE ADVENT
St Ninian (Douglas)
Clergy: John Coldwell, John Guilford, Les Lawrinson
Readers: Maria Coldwell, Judy Cannan
Pray for the Church of Ceylon (Extra-Provincial to the Archbishop of Canterbury)
The Rt Revd Dhiloraj Ranjit Canagasabey – Bishop of Colombo
We pray for those who in the beginning of Winter are seeking peace, comfort and healing from physical and mental health issues that are holding them back from fullness of life. We pray also for those who care, support and nurture these people for strength, compassion and understanding as they bring solace to them during the months ahead.
MARGARET, QUEEN OF SCOTLAND; PHILANTHROPIST, REFORMER, 1093
St Thomas (Douglas)
Clergy: Philip Frear
Sabongidda-Ora (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Augustine E Ohilebo
HUGH; BISHOP OF LINCOLN, 1200
Parish of the Northern Plain
Clergy: Iaen Skidmore
Readers: Peter Ling, Peter Shimmin, Gill Poole
Saldanha Bay (Southern Africa) The Rt Revd Raphael Hess
17th Stars – yr3/4 curriculum day held this time at Mountain View, pray that the students who come along will benefit from the day.
ELIZABETH OF HUNGARY; PHILANTHROPIST, 1231
Bishop: Peter Eagles
Bishop’s Chaplain: The Revd Dr Michael Brydon
Secretaries: Lorna Cook, Andrew Swithinbank, Michelle Barwood
Registrar, Treasurer and Diocesan Officers.
Salisbury (England) The Rt Revd Nicholas Holtam
Please pray for our CMD meeting tomorrow night and for Revd Irene Cowell, as CMD officer.
HILDA; ABBESS OF WHITBY, 680
St Matthew (Douglas)
Clergy: Robert Ferguson, Roger Harper, Duncan Whitworth
Sambalpur (North India) The Rt Revd Pinuel Dip
Please pray for John Riley as Churchwarden and the PCC members.
EDMUND; KING OF THE EAST ANGLES, MARTYR, 870
Eastern Mission Partnership
Team Leader: Andie Brown
The Commissioners of Garff, Onchan, Braddan and councillors of Douglas
Durham (England) The Rt Revd Paul Butler
Pray that we can all work together to increase God’s Kingdom
Arbory and Castletown
Clergy: Irene Cowell, Jon Barwood, Colin Barry, Sue Watterson
Readers: Hilary Flynn
San Joaquin (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd David Rice
CHRIST THE KING
Clergy: Joe Heaton, Liz Hull, John Gulland, Roger Harper,
Readers: Harry Dawson, Margaret Galloway, Wendy Heaton
Pray for the Church of Bermuda (Extra-
Provincial to the Archbishop of
The Rt Revd Nicholas Dill – Bishop of Bermuda
CLEMENT; POPE, MARTYR, 100
Church in the Pub, Sundays at 10
The Cat with no Tail.
Clergy- John Guilford
Santiago (Chile) The Rt Revd Hector (Tito) Zavala
Lord, teach us to trust you even when the world is changing all around us
Clergy: Daniel Richards, Margaret Fourie
Sao Paulo (Brazil) The Rt Revd Francisco Cezar Fernandes
Please pray for our children’s work in this half term that everyone will have God’s message for Christmas.
CATHERINE OF ALEXANDRIA; MARTYR, 4TH CENTURY
President: Gail Eagles
Chaplain: Revd Ruth K Walker
Secretary: Mary Hobdell
Sapele (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Dr Blessing Erifeta
Please pray for opportunities for sharing God’s love with families needing support
Chaplains on the Island
Noble’s Hospital: Philip Frear; Prison and Ramsey Hospital: Brian Evans-Smith; Tynwald: Andie Brown; KWC: Erica Scott; FE College: Daniel Richards; Police: Jo Dudley; Deaf Community: Jeanette Hamer; Rural Community: Irene Cowell
Saskatchewan (Canada) The Rt Revd Michael William Hawkins
Please pray for the chaplains on the Island and their ministry to the community.
Chief Minister: Howard Quayle
President: Stephen Rodan
Speaker: Juan Waterson
Lieutenant Governor: Sir Richard Gozney
Saskatoon (Canada) The Rt Revd Christopher Harper
Please pray for the Hon. Graham Cregeen MHK, Minister for Home Affairs.
Malew and Santan
Clergy:, Mark Radcliffe, Bill Martin, Peter Upton-Jones
Readers: Ellen Halliwell, Howard Connell
Sebei (Uganda) The Rt Revd Paul Kiptoo Masaba
St George and All Saints (Douglas)
Clergy: Andie Brown, Alex Brown
Readers: Charles Flynn
Pray for the Lusitanian Church (Extra-Provincial to the Archbishop of Canterbury)
The Rt Revd Jorge Pina Cabral – Bishop of the Lusitanian Church
Pray for our children’s ministry and outreach and for Alex Brown’s Pioneer Ministry as his curacy with us has now ended.
ANDREW THE APOSTLE
Sekondi (West Africa) The Rt Revd Alexander Asmah
Please pray for the other denominations on our Island; for their ministers and congregations and for mutual flourishing.