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.


PRAYING in HOLY TRINITY during JULY

23 PENTECOST 7 for persecuted Coptic Church in Egypt
24 Mon for those who use our Church Hall
25 Tue St James the Apostle, for the College of Bishops
26 Wed Anne & Joachim, for those who nurture young children
27 Thu for Cathy Johnston, our Lay Representative
28 Fri for the Altar Servers: Jim, Brian, Mike and Suzanne
29 Sat Martha & Mary of Bethany, for the value of true friends
30 PENTECOST 8 for those suffering from mental illness
31 Mon Ignatius Loyola 1556, for 'prayer guides' & spiritual directors


PRAYING in HOLY TRINITY during AUGUST

1   Tue For healing of the bereaved, injured and traumatised
2    Wed For the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire in London
3   Thu For the members of the Fire and Rescue Services
4   Fri John Vianney (Cure d'Ars) 1859. Revd Christoph Wutscher, our Rector
5   Sat Oswald, King and Martyr 642, that we may be governed justly and wisely
6   Sun TRANSFIGURATION OF THE LORD, that we may be transformed daily into the likeness of Jesus
7   Mon Boisil, 642. For the Altar Servers: Jim, Mike, Brian and Suzanne.
8   Tue Dominic, Priest and Friar. For the Scottish Episcopal Institute.
9   Wed John Mason Neale, Priest. For the Director of Music, Alistair Warwick, the Choir and Music Group.
10  Thu Lawrence, Deacon and Martyr, 258. For Start-up Stirling and Foodbank.
11  Fri Clare of Assisi, Religious 1253. For those in bad or no housing.
12  Sat Blane, Missionary, 590. For the Revd Graham Willey.
13  Sun PENTECOST 10. For reception staff at hospitals and health centres.
14  Mon Maximillien Kolbe, Martyr. For those who sacrificied their lives for others.
15  Tues Mary the Virgin. For the Mothers' Union.
16  Wed For Robert Nellist, our Treasurer and Dioscesan PVG Officer.
17  Thu For Rachel Campbell, our Vestry Secretary.
18  Fri For the victims of the London and Manchester terrorist attacks.
19  Sat For those who keep public buildings safe and secure.
20  Sun PENTECOST 11 For those starting or returning to school this week.
21  Mon For Cathy Johnston, our Lay Representative.
22  Tue For Vestry Members: Christoph, Cathy, Rachel, Robert, Brian, Claire, David, Alistair, Nick, Sue, Mary.
23 Wed Thanksgiving for the kindness of strangers.
24 Thu Bartholomew Apostle. For those choosing our new Bishop.
25 Fri Ebba of Coldingham, Abbess, 683. For the Revd Val Nellist.
26 Sat Help for those fleeing terror, turmoil and great hardship.
27 Sun PENTECOST 12. For 'Stirling Citizens for Sanctuary'. 
28 Mon Augustine of Hippo, 430. For confidence to speak about my faith.
29 Tue Beheading of John the Baptist. For victims of injustice.
30 Wed For the Stirling Inter-Faith Community Justice Group
31 Thu Aidan of Lindisfarne, 651. For teachers and teaching assistants.

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.

Summer Bible Study - Wednesday 26 July at 10.30 am or Thursday 27 July at 7.30 pm

This week is the last of three studies focusing on Paul's Letter to the Galatians. If you would like to attend, please contact the Rector. 

Prayer anthology 

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