Prayer

Join every Friday evening for our prayer meeting at 7:45pm via conference call. Simply dial the number below then enter the access code when prompted.

Number: 0330 606 0403
Access Code: 159662

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Use this form to send us your prayer requests, or email us directly on: prayerrequests@westcroydon.com

Friday 20 May 22

1 I love you, Lord!
You answered my prayers.
2 You paid attention to me,
and so I will pray to you
as long as I live.

Psalm 116:1-2

THANKSGIVING

  • For the sunshine we have been able to enjoy recently
  • God's promises in his Word, which reminds us that we are the chosen children of God
  • Giving praise for our new minister Rev Larbi and Jemima his wife
  • For the opportunities for spiritual growth (corporate & individual), and new ministries that can come
  • For jobs, incomes, homes and other possessions

FAMILY & FRIENDS

  • Those in need of healing (physical, spiritual, emotional)
  • Those in need of comfort because they may be feeling lonely, forgotten, isolated, a sense of loss
  • Those in need of provision (facing hard times and in a season of lack)
  • Our children studying for exams and feeling anxious
  • Help to be "our brother's keeper" and love one another

OUTREACH/EVANGELISM

  • Giving thanks for the effectiveness of church groups and networks such as KIVI, who are passionate about ushering people into God's kingdom
  • The success of upcoming events and regular weekly activities (more people to receive salvation)
  • Praying that we may also share that passion for lost souls and get involved
  • Praying that we may see the opportunities that present themselves, and for the boldness to share the gospel in love
  • For God's equipping for us to be 'salt & light' in our day-to-day activities - at work, home, play

PERSECUTED CHURCH

  • Praying for organisations who advocate for churches and Christians around the world (CSW, Release International, Open Doors)
  • Praying for protection and peace for those Christians persecuted or discriminated against for their faith, yet still stand strong
  • Governments and authorities to legislate for and encourage tolerance

Friday 13 May 22

This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us.
And if we know that he hears us-whatever we ask-we know that we have what we asked of him.

1 John 5:14-15


The church must always pray and stand firm on the word of God.
We have to be faverent with our prayers.
Crucially, we as individuals and part of the body of Christ should always pray for the church and the people.

  1. Prayer of thanksgiving.
  2. Prayer for the new chapter of our church.
  3. Prayer for Ukraine so the current unrest can come to an amicable end.
  4. Prayer for direction and guidance in our work with Christ. Pray for renewed vision and direction for the church.
  5. Prayer for revival and mercy so the fire of the Holy spirit can be rekindled in our church.
  6. Prayer for God's will to be done on earth and in our lives.
  7. Prayer for continued boldness and miracles during this time.
  1. Prayer for God's strength and fullness in our walk with him.
  2. Prayer of total healing of mind, body and soul.
  3. Prayer for God's revelation so we can derive further insight into the scriptures and clarity of our spiritual understanding.
  4. Prayer for the church congregation and individuals to know God's will at this time.
  5. Prayer for love for one another and fruitfulness.
  6. Prayer for spiritual hunger so our passion for the holy word can continue to be reignited.
  7. Prayer for those in authority at church and in government.

Friday 6 May 22

Philippians 4:7
And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding will Guard your heart and your minds in Christ Jesus

Our Thanksgiving

Psalms 69:30

Our Church

Acts 12:5

Our Community

2 Thessalonians 1:3

Our World

Exodus 34:10

Testimony

Matthew 24:14


Friday 29 April 22

Prayer points:
  • Thanksgiving & testimonials
  • Prayers for WCBC
    • Upcoming events on Saturday & Sunday
    • Sensitivity to the spirit of God over choosing a Pastor for the Church
    • For the congregation to turn up and take part in the process
  • Prayer for families and Children to return into Church & helpers for the ministry
  • Prayer for the RDC (help and provision)
  • Prayers for Ukraine and the refugees (peace in the Land)
  • Prayer for the persecuted Church worldwide

Friday 22 April 22

Habakkuk 3:2
I have heard all about You, Lord. I am filled with awe by Your amazing works.
In this time of our deep need, help us again as You did in years gone by.
And in Your anger, remember mercy

WCBC

  • Search for new minister- thank you for decision to pursue present candidate. Pray for Your guidance for church and candidate in final decision.
  • Deacons and their leadership at this time.
  • Pray for new work with young people
  • Thank you for speakers at this time and pray that the Lord will bless their ministry

RDC

  • Pray for those in leadership and helpers with increased numbers of migrants.
  • Pray that supplies to help the ministry will continue.
  • Pray for trustees.

Government

  • Pray for conflict over Covid breaches.
  • Pray for help being given to Ukraine and refuges
  • Pray for proposals to deal with illegal migrants

World

  • Pray for ongoing conflict in Ukraine
  • Pray for conflict between Israel and Palestine
  • Pray for South Africa, Philippines, Bangladesh and other areas effected by storms and flooding

Pray for areas of the world troubled by unrest and division

Pray for the persecuted church


Friday 15 April 22

1 John 3v1
How great is the love the Father has lavished upon us, that we should be called the children of God!

Adoration - to give praise to God
Confession - to confess our sins before God
Thanksgiving - To give thanks to God for all that He has done for us
Supplication - Praying for others

Church

  1. Continue to pray for a new Minister
  2. Pray for the Leadership team that they will continue to serve the church
  3. Ministries within the Church - now that we are slowly returning to normal, let's pray for volunteers to come forward
  4. Support for Missions

Government

  1. Let us pray for integrity and good leadership from our Prime Minster, the cabinet, and all politicians.
  2. Local Government elections - Councillors and Mayors - especially the Mayoral Election here in Croydon.

Prayers for the UK

  1. For the current economic crisis. For those struggling with the increase in the cost of living and especially for those who are battling with issues such as money for food, housing, energy costs and necessities.
  2. Job retention

Refugee Day Centre

  1. Pray for those in charge of the day to day running of the Centre.
  2. Volunteers - pray for an increase in the number of volunteers to ensure tasks are carried out in line with the needs and support needed by those who come for assistance.
  3. Everyone that is involved

Ukraine

  1. Continue to pray for an end for an end to the conflict.
  2. Pray for the millions displaced - may they find safe refuge in neighbouring countries, including here in the UK
  3. For the Russian government to cease in their desire to crush Ukraine as a country and as a people

Royal Family

  1. Pray for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee Celebrations. Pray that all will go well especially as she continues to suffer with various health issues.
  2. Rest of the Royal family and the work with the Charities that they do

Friday 1 April 22

Prayer points:
  • Thanksgiving (faithfulness of God over our Lives)
  • Prayer over the situation in Ukraine
  • Prayer for the refugees & access to help.
  • Peace talks & international help
  • Prayers for WCBC family
  • Readiness for the new season, be in agreement with God's plan for the Church, serving each other with one heart.
  • Prayer for the RDC
  • Prayers for Families; returning to church & children ministry.
  • Prayer for the persecuted Churches.

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