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Prayers – week beginning 18th November 2018

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Join us in praying for Scripture Union ministries – for those sharing the good news and for the children and young people they share it with

Sunday 25 
Pray for the camps and missions which will take place across Australia and New Zealand over the next few weeks – for the many volunteers, especially those who are serving for the first time or stepping up into leadership. 

Monday 26 
For the next two weeks, as part of Illuminate London, Christian band LZ7 will visit thirty schools across six London Boroughs culminating in a large gospel event at the 02 indigo on 8 December. Pray that many young people will encounter Jesus and for effective follow-up. 

Tuesday 27
Lisa Jones, Development Worker in the south east, asks for prayer as she runs Christmas workshops in schools. Pray that as children hear the Christmas story through quizzes, craft, drama, games and storytelling they will understand the truth of Christmas. 

Wednesday 28 
Many staff and local mission partners will be involved in Christmas activities in schools. Pray for the schools work team and volunteers of York Schools and Youth Trust who will be sharing the Christmas story in over forty primary schools and a number of secondary schools. 

Thursday 29 
Teams from the south west, north west and north east regions will be running ‘Star in the Stable’ events to bring the Christmas message into the community. Pray that the conversations which arise as children dress up will help them to enter into the story. 

Friday 30 
Local mission partner Learn4Life give thanks for the opportunities of sharing the Christmas story through Year 6 presentations, assemblies and school Christian groups in Reading. Pray that many seeds of faith will be sown. Pray too for local mission partner Stort Valley Schools Trust as they present Christmas Unwrapped in Bishop’s Stortford and Saffron Walden. 

Saturday 1 
Local mission partner Milton Keynes Bridgebuilder Trust will be presenting Christmas Unwrapped in 50 schools with 30 churches working together. Pray for them and for our partners in Bedford, Impact, who will present the Barn Nativity 3–7 December.


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