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Prayers - week beginning 3rd December 2017

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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 3

Many Christmas activities take place this month. Pray for Helen Franklin in Blackwood market today with Star in a Stable, for Bob Goody conducting a Christmas Experience at a church in Mansfield and for the South West team as they tour schools with a nativity presentation.

Monday 4

Pray for local mission partners involved in Christmas presentations:

• COINS (Newbury) visiting schools with Christmas Gift

• Lighthouse (Crawley) taking Christmas Explored into primary schools

• FACCTS (Fleet and Crookham) visiting all primary schools

• Christian Connections in Schools Brentwood Schools Christian Workers Trust and Learn4Life presenting Christmas Unwrapped in many locations.

Tuesday 5

Pray for the SU Jubilee thanksgiving service tomorrow, that this will be a celebration of God’s goodness and an inspiration for the future.

Wednesday 6

Please pray for the following Christmas events around the country:

• Milton Keynes Bridgebuilder Trust taking Christmas assemblies and running Christmas Cracked

• Christians in Schools Trust (Stockport) running primary schools project

• Blackpool Schools and Youth Work Trust presenting The Christmas Journey

• Southport and Area Schools Work Trust’s Christmas production

• The Christmas Roadshow in Harrow run by re:generation.

Thursday 7

SU in Peninsular Malaysia have d’Nous Academy running 5–15 December with 30 students who work with different social community groups. Pray that God will do a deep work in these young lives which will shape them for future ministry.

Friday 8

Please pray for the children who attended the two new North West regional holidays this summer. Pray that they will connect with other Christians in their area and continue to grow in their personal faith.

Saturday 9

National coordinator for Wales, John Settatree, and Catrin Hampton, sports worker in North Wales, are using a football cage on mission events in the Caernarfon area. Pray especially for Catrin who has just started in this new role that she may be able to help churches to find new ways of using sport in evangelism.

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