Diocese of Sodor and Man- Prayer Diary August 2021
THE NINTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY
Clergy: Joe Heaton, Liz Hull, John Gulland, Roger Harper
Readers: Harry Dawson, Margaret Galloway, Wendy Heaton
Church of the Province of South East Asia
Pray for the Beach Mission in Port St Mary (1- 7 August) and for all the children, families and volunteers involved.
Parish of the Northern Plain
Clergy: Iaen Skidmore
Readers: Peter Ling, Peter Shimmin, Gill Poole
The Diocese of Dogura – The Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea
Please pray that in the reorganization of the Parish of the Northern Plain that God will be served more effectively in the future and that God’s will be done.
Maughold, Dhoon and South Ramsey
Local Minister (Dhoon): Nigel Cretney
The Diocese of Doko – The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) (Lokoja Province)
Lord, the heartbeat of the universe, we pray, may your energy and zest be reflected in our living and strengthen us to give of ourselves in work, worship and play.
Jean-Baptiste Vianney, Cure´ d’Ars
Western Mission Partnership
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 and Karen Garrett.
The Diocese of Dominican Republic – The Episcopal Church (IX (9) Province)
Pray for the Pastoral Meeting to be held this month and for all pastoral visitors on the Island. We pray too for Alessandra di Chiara as she helps develop pastoral skills across the Island.
Oswald, King, Martyr, 642
St George’s, Douglas
Reader: Charles Flynn Licensed Assistant: Ray Platt
The Diocese of Donarkal – The (united) Church of South India
May the parish representatives be granted wisdom to discern whom the Lord calls as the next vicar.
THE TRANSFIGURATION OF OUR LORD
Bride, Lezayre and North Ramsey
Readers: Tim Grass, Joan Watson (emeritus)
The Diocese of Down and Dromore – The Church of Ireland (Armagh Province)
Pray for the churchwardens and for the Rev’d Glynn Jones, the newly arrived interim minister.
The Name of Jesus John Mason Neale, Priest, Hymn writer, 1866
St Matthew (Douglas)
Clergy: Robert Ferguson, Roger Harper, Duncan Whitworth
The Diocese of Dublin and Glendalough – The Church of Ireland (Dublin Province)
Please pray for our churchwardens, PCC and the priests who care for us.
THE TENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY
Dean: Nigel Godfrey
Campaign Manager: Val Garrett
The Church of South India (United)
Pray for Peel Lifeboat Service – for those who work at sea and for all those who keep our shipping safe.
Mary Sumner 1921
President: Gail Eagles Chaplain: Ruth K Walker Secretary: Mary Hobdell
The Diocese of Duk – The Province of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan(Jonglei Province)
We remember the words of our Founder, Mary Sumner: ‘All this day, O Lord, let me touch as many lives as possible for Thee…’
Laurence, Deacon, Martyr, 258
SUMT (Scripture Union Ministries Trust)
Team Leader: Ruth Walker
Schools Workers: Sue Yardy, Hannah Grove, Linda Wildman
Gap Year Students: Lexi Brockbank
The Diocese of Dunedin – The Anglican Church of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia (Pakena Tikanga)
Giving thanks for Firestarter (a residential camp for 11-16 years) and praying that relationships have been built with those who do not come to church.
For the SUMT team to have a good rest at the end of a busy year.
Claire of Assisi, 1253
Diocese of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory
The Rev’d Canon Brian O’Rourke, rector of the Tudlow Group; the Rev’d Alec Purser of the Stradbally Union of Parishes and the Rev’d Kevin Ronne´ of Dunleckney.
The Diocese of Dunkwa- on-Offin – The Church of the Province of West Africa (Ghana Province)
Pray for the continued friendship and mutual support between Sodor and Man and the Diocese of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory.
Marown, Foxdale and Baldwin
Clergy: Janice Ward, Steven Herron
Readers: Nancy Clague, Doug Chalk, Heather Paisley
The Diocese of Durgapur – The (united) Church of North India
We pray for the most vulnerable members of our communities, healing for the ill, comfort for the bereaved, peace for the anxious and rest for the weary.
Octavia Hill, 1912; Jeremy Taylor, Bishop, Teacher, 1667; Florence Nightingale, 1910
Lieutenant Governor: Sir Richard Gozney President of Tynwald: The Hon. Laurence Skelly Chief Minister: The Hon. Howard Quayle
Speaker: The Hon. Juan Waterson
The Diocese of Durham – The Church of England (York Province)
Pray for Elizabeth II, Lord of Mann, and all those who exercise authority in her name. May they be granted both wisdom and a spirit of service to others.
Maximillian Kolbe, Martyr, 1941
Lonan and Laxey
Clergy: Jo Dudley
The Diocese of Dutse – The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) (Kaduna Province)
‘We pray that we will all find time to rest awhile in the busy world around us.’
THE ELEVENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY or THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY
St Ninian (Douglas)
Clergy: John Coldwell, John Guilford, Les Lawrinson
The Anglican Church of Southern Africa
We pray for a restful and restorative summer break, so we find ourselves renewed in readiness for late summer and early autumn.
Clergy: Alessandra Di Chiara
Readers: Carole Bairstow
The Diocese of Easton – The Episcopal Church (III (3) Province)
Please pray for our pastoral team as they take up their new ro^le.
Care for the Family
The Diocese of Eau Claire – The Episcopal Church (V (5) Province)
Pray for our decision- makers as they move cautiously forward in the current Covid climates in England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man.
Northern Mission Partnership
Team Leader: Vacant
Clergy: David Greenwood, Malcolm Convery, Brian Evans- Smith
The Commissioners of Ramsey, Andreas, Ballaugh, Bride, Jurby, Lezayre, Garff.
The Diocese of Central Ecuador – The Episcopal Church (IX (9) Province)
Pray for those people who may take holidays this month, that they may be rested and refreshed.
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
The Diocese of Edinburgh – The Scottish Episcopal Church
Please pray for all the chaplains who provide ministry across the Island that they may witness to the love of God and help others to be touched by it.
William and Catherine Booth, 1912, 1890 Bernard of Clairvaux, Teacher, 1153
Diocese of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory
The Rev’d Ian Coulter, priest-in-charge of Templemore and the Rev’d Richard Seymour- Whiteley, rector of the Rathdowney Union.
The Diocese of Edmonton – The Anglican Church of Canada (Rupert’s Land Province)
Pray and give thanks for all those who give time and commitment in the form of lay ministry in both Sodor and Man and Cashel, Ferns and Ossory.
St Thomas’ (Douglas)
Clergy: Philip Frear
The Diocese of Saint Edmundsbury & Ipswich – The Church of England (Canterbury Province)
As the pandemic continues, please pray for a fair and rapid distribution of vaccines across the world.
THE TWELFTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY
Eastern Mission Partnership
Team Leader: Vacant
The Commissioners of Garff, Onchan, Braddan and councillors of Douglas
The Anglican Church of South America
Pray for those who suffer for their faith throughout the world that they are sustained by hope.
Douglas Bishop’s Mission Order: Pioneer Church
Clergy: Alex Brown
The Diocese of Egba – The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) (Lagos Province)
Pray that we continue to reach out to groups the church struggles to reach and that we sense God’s direction and timing as we seek to grow in the areas he leads.
ST BARTHOLOMEW THE APOSTLE
Clergy: Daniel Richards, Margaret Fourie
The Diocese of Egba West – The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) (Lagos Province)
Please pray for safe travel for all who are on holiday and quick recovery for those who are ill at this time.
Bishop: Peter Eagles
Bishop’s Chaplain: Michael Brydon
Secretaries: Lorna Cook, Andrew Swithinbank, Michelle Barwood Registrar, Treasurer & Diocesan Officers.
The Diocese of Egbu – The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) (Owerii Province)
Pray for open minds and hearts, at CMD, as we continue to explore our faith.
Clergy: William Mackay
The Diocese of Egypt – The Episcopal/Anglican Province of Alexandria
Please pray for the Revd William Mackay and the BMO Steering Group; may their plans for outreach into the Jurby community be blessed.
Western Mission Partnership
Team Leader: Nigel Godfrey
The Commissioners of Marown, Michael, German, Patrick, Peel.
Diocesan Spirituality Adviser: Karen Garrett
The Missionary Diocese of Eha-Amufu – The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communioin) (Enugu Province)
We pray for continued working together in the W.M.P. May relationships be strengthened and be a springboard to fresh expressions of mission and creativity in community outreach.
Arbory and Castletown
Clergy: Irene Cowell, Jon Barwood, Colin Barry, Sue Watterson
Reader: Hilary Flynn
The Diocese of Ekiti – The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) (Ondu Province)
Pray for family and children’s ministry at Arbory and for Cafe´ Church in Castletown.
THE THIRTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY
Chaplain to the Prison: Brian Evans-Smith
Province of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan
Pray for all those held in prison overseas away from their family & those held without trial.
John Bunyan, Spiritual Writer, 1688
Church in the Pub, Sundays at 10
The Cat with no Tail.
Clergy- John Guilford
The Diocese of Ekiti Kwara – The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) (Ibadan Province)
‘Dear Lord, during these uncertain times, remind us we can rest in you, who will give us peace of heart and mind. Amen.’
Aidan, Bishop, Missionary, 651
Southern Mission Partnership
Team Leader: Joe Heaton
The Commissioners of Arbory, Castletown, Malew, Port Erin, Port St. Mary, Rushen, Santon
The Diocese of Ekiti Oke – The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) (Ondo Province)
Pray for the Island Spirituality Network and its ecumenical outreach.