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Friday 26 February 21

John 16:33 "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." NIV

Pray for WCBC

  • Membership particularly vulnerable members, those facing or have lost jobs, bereaved families
  • Leadership, settlement process - call of a senior minister
  • Finances and giving
  • Alpha courses starting in March

Pray for all the NHS

  • The protection of staff
  • Healing for patients
  • That the vaccine will work against the latest strain(s) of COVID-19.
  • The number of deaths and those in hospital due to COVID-19 will continue to fall
  • The plans for the easing the lockdown

Local and national

  • Pray for all students as they prepare for return to school
  • Teachers and ancillary staff
  • Universities and students as they continue with online teaching/learning.
  • Prayer for the charity Christian Family Concern which support families in the borough particularly the disadvantaged and those needing additional support
  • Local and national government


  • Persecuted church - particularly where Christians are denied COVID-19 protection unless they renounce their faith
  • Countries that are dear to your heart.

Thursday 18 February 21

Prayer points:
  1. Prayer for the departed.
  2. Prayer for the grieving.
  3. Prayer for those who are sick.
  4. Prayer for our health workers.
  5. Prayer for the anxious.
  1. Prayer for the lonely and the isolated.
  2. Prayer for the strong and the vulnerable.
  3. Prayer for the church.
  4. Prayer for those in authority.

Friday 12 February 21

Prayer points:
  • Thanks giving prayer for everyone(opportunity for testimonials)
  • Thanking God for his Faithfulness, Love and protection
  • Prayer for Croydon Police and the work they're doing to keep Croydon safe
  • Prayer for Croydon Churches together and their work with the Police & community engagement programs
  • Prayer for the Young people in Croydon & for God's protection upon families
  • Prayer Against Gang culture that is holding the young hostage and destroying families
  • Prayer for Croydon council financial problems and services delivery
  • Prayer for Croydon hospital(CUH) protection for workers and patients, healing and restoration & management of the Vaccine
  • Prayers for the government Godly wisdom & clarity in decision making, clarity in communicating decisions to the public, confidence in managing the needs of UK
  • Prayer for WCBC
  • Families who have lost loved ones,
  • Prayer for our Members Prayer for our Youth
  • Prayer for our Church Leaders
  • Prayer for Church activities
  • Prayer for specific members

Friday 5 February 21

Philippians 4 v4-7

4 Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!
5 Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near.
6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.
7 And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Prayers of praise and thanksgiving, Psalm 100 v4-5

4 Enter his gates with thanksgiving
and his courts with praise;
give thanks to him and praise his name.
5 For the Lord is good and his love endures forever;
his faithfulness continues through all generations.


  • Thanks for falling numbers!
  • Vaccination programme in UK and the rest of the world
  • Pressure on NHS
  • Economy, businesses, job security, financial struggles
  • Universities, colleges, schools, nurseries
  • Around the world
  • Wisdom for leaders
  • Sensible planning for easing of lockdown at the right time

Grief and mental health

  • Recent losses in our church
  • So many people have lost someone in the last year, not just to COVID-19
  • Hard to grieve and hard to support those grieving
  • New parents in isolation
  • Marriages under pressure
  • Abuse
  • Isolation
  • Light and hope of Christ!

World issues

  • New administration in US
  • Persecuted church around the world
  • Countries on our hearts


  • Call of a new minister
  • Wisdom, discernment and vision for the deacons
  • Those sick and in need in any way
  • Peace, trust, unity, healing, love to grow
  • Finances and giving
  • Work of the Croydon Refugee Day Centre as they continue to adapt to changing situation and needs.
    Also the emotional loss of Peter
  • Online services bless people. Thanks for the music group and our guest speakers
  • Children and youth
  • Romanian and Iranian churches may continue to flourish in lockdown too.
  • Alpha course starting in March
  • We would all look out for each other
  • What is God saying to us?


  • Council problems and the impact on services
  • Town centre
  • Gangs and crime
  • How does God want us to reach out to our community during this season?


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