Holy Trinity Scottish Episcopal Church, Stirling

Prayer and Prayer Diary

There's so much about our church that we can pray for. Please build these suggestions into your own prayers, day by day.

Prayer Diary for February 2018

21 Wed Eric Liddell 1945, for YF&HT and leaders Alistair and Sarah
22 Thu for Director of Music, Alistair Warwick, Choir & Music Group
23 Fri Polycarp of Smyrna, Bishop & Martyr 156, for Christians in Turkey
24 Sat for members of HTKidz and leaders Sarah, Gen and Alistair
25 Sun LENT 2 for our Discussion, Prayer & Fellowship Meetings this Lent
26 Mon for an end to the shocking violence against children in conflicts
27 Tue for Cathy Johnston our Lay Representative
28 Wed for those involved in electing our new Bishop

Prayer Diary for March 2018

1 Thu St David of Wales, Dewi Sant 544, Consecration of Anne Dyer as Bishop of Aberdeen & Orkney

2 Fri Chad of Lichfield 672, for the Revd Christoph Wutscher, our Rector who will be attending Electoral meetings to choose our new Bishop

3 Sat John & Charles Wesley, priests 1791 & 1788, for our friends at Stirling Methodist Church

4 LENT 3 that we take the opportunities to observe Lent well

5 Mon for our Lenten Study Meetings, “Christ in the Wilderness”

6 Tue Baldred 608, for Rachel Campbell our Vestry Secretary

7 Wed Perpetua & her Companions, for The Revd Val Nellist

8 Thu Duthac, bishop 1068, for Cathy Johnston our Lay Representative who will be attending Electoral meetings to choose our new Bishop

9 Fri for the victims of all forms of bullying

10 Sat Kessog, Bishop c 700, for those involved in electing our new Bishop

11 LENT 4 for mothers living in fear, without shelter, food or sanitation

12 Mon for Robert Nellist, our Treasurer and Diocesan PVG Officer

13 Tue for Vestry Members: Christoph, Rachel, Cathy, Robert, Claire, Mary, Nick, Brian, Alistair, Sue, Mark

14 Wed that the victims of ‘Grenfell Tower’ and terrorism are not forgotten

15 Thu for Director of Music Alistair Warwick, Choir & Music Group

16 Fri Boniface of Ross, for The Revd Graham Willey 17 Sat Patrick, Bishop & Patron of Ireland, for our Irish relatives and friends

18 PASSION SUNDAY for the patients and staff at local hospitals

19 Mon Joseph of Nazareth, that we may seek and follow God’s guidance

20 Tue Cuthbert 687, for members of HTKidz & leaders Sarah, Gen and Alistair

21 Wed Thomas Cranmer, Bishop 1556, for the Scottish Police Service

22 Thu Thomas Ken, Bishop 1711, for our Servers: Jim, Brian, Mike & Suzanne

23 Fri For the provision of the best mental care for people of all ages

24 Sat Paul Couturier, priest 1953, for YF@HT and leaders Alistair and Sarah

25 PALM SUNDAY, for peace in Syria

26 MON IN HOLY WEEK for the prisoners and staff at Cornton Vale

27 TUE IN HOLY WEEK for healing of damaged relationships

28 WED IN HOLY WEEK for those struggling with addictions

29 MAUNDY THURSDAY for ‘Start up Stirling’ and the Food Bank

30 GOOD FRIDAY for victims of physical and mental torture

31 HOLY SATURDAY to give light to a person in a dark place in their life

Lent Groups

We will meet in two groups for five sessions to discuss the paintings and Bishop Stephen's reflections:

Morning Group: Wednesdays 10.30 am at the Rectory - 21, 28 February and 7, 14 and 21 March.

Evening Group: Thursdays 8.15 pm in the church hall: 22 February and 1, 8, 15 and 22 March.

Copies of the book are £10 and can be ordered through the Rector. Sign-up sheets at the back of the church.

Prayer

Prayer is a vital component in Christian life. It is central to all our services and we encourage individual prayer and prayer by informal groups.


Prayer anthology 

A selection of our favourite prayers, to help you express your feelings to God and to draw comfort and support from Him.