Intercessory Prayer Outline

PRAYING FOR THE CHURCH, THE WORLD AND FOR ALL PEOPLE

The Universal Church

  • The Leaders of our Sister Churches
  • The Anglican Communion
  • The Persecuted Church
  • For that unity which is God’s will
  • That we can respect our diversity and build upon our commonality
  • Insert own petitions

For the Church of England

  • Justin, our Archbishop
  • General Synod
  • Insert own petitions

For our own Diocese of Lincoln

  • For +Christopher our Diocesan Bishop, +David and +Nicholas, his suffragans.
  • For our Archdeacons Justine (Boston), Mark (Stow & Lindsey) and Gavin (Lincoln)
  • For our Diocesan Synod, the Bishop’s Council and the Diocesan staff
  • For our Cathedral – For Christine (Dean), John (Subdean), Mark (Chancellor) and for the appointment of a Precentor. For her Chapter and Council, all pilgrims and volunteers.
  • Vocations
    • Jeff Heskins, our Diocesan Director of Ordinands
    • Sally Buck (Warden of Readers)
    • All Vocations Advisors
    • Jesse Ratcliffe (Lay Ministry Officer)
    • For those seeking to discern and respond to God’s Call.
  • School of Theology – Sally Myers (Principal), all staff and students
  • That we may be faithful in our worship, confident in our discipleship and joyful in our service
  • Insert own petitions

For our Deanery of Yarborough

  • David Rowett (Rural Dean); Mike Birkitt (Lay Chair); and for our Deanery Synod
  • Deanery Clergy
    • David Rowett and the Barton Group
    • John Girtchen and the Barrow Group
    • David Eames and the Brougton Group
    • Kathy Colwell and the Kirton Group
    • The Barnetby Group, in interegnuum
  • For our Non-Stipendiary and self-supporting clergy, and for the retired clergy in their ministry
  • Insert own petitions

For our own group of parishes

  • For our group
    • St. John the Evangelist, Brigg
    • St. Mary the Virgin, Wrawby
    • All Saints, Cadney-cum-Howsham
    • St. Clements, Worlaby
    • St. Andrew’s, Bonby
  • For our Church Wardens & PCC’s
  • Keith and Nigel (Lay Readers) and for our Authorised Lay Ministers, and all who contribute to our worship, work and witness
  • For our lives of discipleship & evangelism; our growth – spiritual and numerical;
  • That we may have generous hearts, be wise stewards and, through our attentiveness to God, may build His kingdom
  • For our outreach initiatives
  • For those recently married, baptised, or departed in our group
  • Insert own petitions

For the world

  • For the leaders of the nations
  • For peace, unity and concord.
  • For justice and a fairer sharing of the worlds resources
  • For all who travel by land, air or water
  • For those living through war or acts of terrorism
  • For the migrant crisis
  • Insert own petitions

For our nation

  • For Elizabeth our Queen and Governor
  • For Teresa, our Prime minister; the High Courts and Parliament, etc.
  • For our Emergency Services, Medical Professions, Social Services and all who watch over and protect us
  • For our Armed Forces
  • For the economy
  • Insert own petitions

For our Local Communities

  • For Ann, Mayor of Brigg, for our Town and Parish Councils, and all who give so generously of their time and skills to serve our communities
  • For our Schools – Brigg County Primary; St. Mary’s RC Primary; Wrawby CofE Primary; Worlaby Academy; Sir John Nelthorpe Secondary and Vale Secondary
  • Our Care Homes
  • Local business and all who rely on our local communities for their economic wellbeing
  • For those among whom we live, and work and have our being
  • For all who feel they have no one to turn to in times of difficulty
  • For our efforts to proclaim God’s love and make new disciples
  • For God’s guidance as we seek to identify projects of Social Justice and Transformation
  • Insert own petitions

For those in need of our prayers

  • The sick and dying
  • The abandoned and rejected
  • The hungry, the homeless and the despised
  • The souls of the faithful departed
  • Insert own petitions

For your loved ones, living and departed

  • Your family, friends and neighbours
  • Any godchildren
  • Insert own petitions

Prayers of Thanksgiving

  • Insert own petitions

Prayers for oneself

  • Insert own petitions

You may wish to end your time of intercessory prayer by praying the General Thanksgiving and Te Deum, both of which can be found through the following link to the Daily Prayer section of the Church of England website. Here you can also join us in praying the Daily Offices.

https://www.churchofengland.org/prayer-worship/worship/texts/daily2.aspx