1 Thessalonians 5 v16-18
16Rejoice always, 17pray continually, 18give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus.
John 16 v33
33 "I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world."
Isaiah 43 v18-19
18 "Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past.
19 See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it?
I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.
Thanks giving prayer for everyone (opportunity for testimonials).
Prayer for Croydon council (financial problems and services delivery).
Prayer for Croydon hospital (protection for workers and patients).
Prayers for the government (Godly wisdom and clarity in dealing with this lockdown and Christmas).
Prayer for WCBC Leaders, wisdom in dealing with the Church's needs, congregation and activities.
We pray for their health, well being and sense of hope and realisation that God's presence is with them.
For those ill at this time, they will know God's healing power, His presence and comfort in their lives.
For those mourning loved ones.
For the fulfillment of fellowship. We ask for God's help in communicating, connecting and showing love to each other.
For those involved in Church Online. We praise and thank those involved up front and behind the scenes. And we pray that their efforts will be a blessing to those in our church community.
The Leadership team that God will give great wisdom, deep commitment to all and right judgement.
The building team as they grapple with the repair issues regarding the church building.
Pray for the economic well being of the country.
For those facing uncertainty in their jobs or those who have lost jobs.
Schools, colleges and universities.
Thank God for the NHS and pray that they will be encouraged in their work as they care for all.
For those in authority with responsibility for decision making at national and local level.
Countries that are facing increase COVID-19 cases.
USA post election.
Unrest in different parts of the world.