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Friday 27 November 20

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.

Prayers of praise, adoration and thanksgiving!

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."

Coronavirus pandemic

  • UK Christmas plans
  • NHS
  • Government decisions
  • Finance and economy (businesses, jobs, pay freezes)
  • Education
  • Worldwide issues

Croydon council

  • Implications of the financial crisis, especially on the most vulnerable and needy (services and job cuts)

UK government

  • All home nations would work together well
  • Brexit

World issues

  • Countries and issues on our hearts


  • Healing and peace
  • Move forward in love and unity
  • Work together to serve God and community (hands and feet of Jesus to our neighbours and each other)
  • Grow in love and maturity
  • Wisdom, discernment and strength for leaders
  • Building team overseeing complex task of maintenance and repair of our buildings
  • Seeking our new Senior Minister
  • All those mourning
  • Personal prayer requests

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.


  • 2020 has been a tough year that seems to have shaken everything. Let's pray we move into a new season of breakthrough in all areas
    • Personal loves
    • Our church
    • Worldwide church
    • Coronavirus
    • World issues
  • Ask God to open our eyes to see what He is doing and not be distracted by our past/current situation

Friday 20 November 20

Prayer points:

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.

Friday 13 November 20

Prayer points:

Prayers for church family

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.

Prayers for Church leaders

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.

Prayers for UK

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.

Friday 6 November 20

Prayer points:
  1. Prayer for church in new lockdown:
    1. For those who were able to come church and will miss the fellowship
    2. For those still in isolation during this time
    3. As we move back to church on-line
    4. For those involved in producing services, worship team, Derek's production team.
  2. Prayer for restoration of Fellowship:
    1. Healing & unity
    2. Wisdom and guidance for the leadership team
    3. Guidance as we seek a new Senior Pastor
  1. Prayer for what's happening in the world:
    1. Terrorist attacks in France and Austria
    2. USA post-election
    3. Disturbances and unrest in various parts of Africa
  2. Prayer for our country as we go into new lock-down:
    1. Protection from a major outbreak in our area
    2. Protect our schools and children
    3. Protect our NHS that it is not overwhelmed and safety of our dedicated staff
    4. Pray for our Government at this time of uncertainty over the Covid virus and that they will act with wisdom and unity


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