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This diary has been compiled to help us pray together for one another and our common concerns.

 

THURSDAY 28 SEPTEMBER

Utrecht: (Also serves Groningen, Zwolle, Amersfoort) Chaplain: David Phillips, Associate Chaplain (Groningen): Sam Van Leer, Assistant Chaplain (Amersfoort): Grant Crowe. Amersfoort seek to establish their first home groups this autumn. Please pray for the leaders, for people to find a home in a group, and for these groups to be always open to new people joining. Also for wisdom and direction for the leadership team in Zwolle as they seek to raise the profile of the Anglican Church in Zwolle among local residents.

FRIDAY 29 SEPTEMBER

Zurich: (Also serves Baden, Zug, St Gallen) Chaplain: Paul Brice, Reader: Marcel Benedict.

Swiss seasonal chaplaincies: Interlaken, Kandersteg, Murren, St Moritz, Wengen, Zermatt

SATURDAY 30 SEPTEMBER

Didim: Chaplain: Maurice Ryan.

Istanbul Christ Church: Chaplain: Ian Sherwood.

Istanbul Church of the Resurrection: Chaplain: Engin Yildirim, Assistant Curate: Rosamund Wilkinson.

Izmir: (Also serves Bornova) Chaplain: vacant.

 

SUNDAY 1 OCTOBER

Pray for Bishop Robert and Bishop David as they lead and pastor the diocese. Pray for the Bishop’s Office in Brussels, Meurig Williams in his role as Bishop’s Chaplain and Gail Wilmet as Administrative Secretary.

MONDAY 2 OCTOBER

The Archdeaconries of Germany and Northern Europe, Eastern with Archdeacon Colin Williams

For Vienna: (serving Innsbruck, Klagenfurt, Bratislava, Ljubljana, Yerevan, Zagreb) Chaplain: Patrick Curran, Assistant Clergy: Mike Waltner, John Barker, Readers: Janet Berkowic, Laura Fairburn. Please pray for renewal of the congregation in Ljubljana, and for someone able to take over as Reader.

TUESDAY 3 OCTOBER

Aquitaine: (Includes Bertric Buree, Bordeaux, Condom in the Gers, Doudrac, Limeuil Haut, Monteton, Périgueux-Chancelade, Ste Nathalene, Sorges) Chaplain: Anthony Lomas, Assistants: Gillian Strachan, Albert Davies, Elizabeth Morris, Deacon: Charlotte Sullivan, Readers: Madeleine Holmes, Janis Adams, Patrick Sturges, Sheila Marshall, Roger Verrall.

WEDNESDAY 4 OCTOBER

Archdeaconry of Gibraltar: Archdeacon Geoff Johnston. Gibraltar Cathedral: (Also serves Gibraltar Port) with Dean:Dr. John Paddock, recovering from major surgery.

THURSDAY 5 OCTOBER

Antwerp: Chaplain: Andrew Wagstaff, Reader: Egbert van Groesen. Antwerp Mission to Seafarers. Pray too for Prison Chaplains in Belgium prison ministry.

FRIDAY 6 OCTOBER

Archdeaconry of Italy and Malta: Archdeacon Vickie Sims.  For Paul Tilbrook, voluntary Safeguarding trainer and the Level 2 training programme.

Also for Assisi served by Locum Chaplains and Bordighera: (served from Menton, France).

SATURDAY 7 OCTOBER

Berlin: Chaplain: Christopher Jage-Bowler. Bonn with Cologne: Chaplain being appolinted, Assistant: Richard Gardiner.

SUNDAY 8 OCTOBER

Give thanks for our relationship with the Lutheran Churches of the Porvoo Agreement. Pray for the Porvoo Contact Group and the Lutheran Church in Great Britain.

MONDAY 9 OCTOBER

Prague: (Includes Brno, also serves Dresden) currently without a Chaplain:, Reader: Mr Jack Noonan.

TUESDAY 10 OCTOBER

Archdeaconry of France: Archdeacon Meurig Williams. Beaulieu-sur-Mer: Chaplain: Anthony Ingham. and Biarritz: seeking a Chaplain.

WEDNESDAY 11 OCTOBER

Casablanca: Chaplain:  Medhat Sabry.  Tangier: without a permanent Chaplain .

THURSDAY 12 OCTOBER

Brugge, Knokke, Ostend: Chaplain: Augustine Nwaekwe.  Pray for Guy Crumpler (CEMES intern) as he settles in to his work for the next nine months and becomes part of our church community and for Adriaan, music leader in Bruges.

FRIDAY 13 OCTOBER

Florence: (Also serves Siena, Bologna) Chaplain: William Lister, Reader: Maria Makepeace. Pray for the Siena community to grow. Genova: with a Locum Chaplain.

SATURDAY 14 OCTOBER

Brittany: (Includes: Huelgoat, Ploërmel, Rostrenen) new Chaplain in  early 2018 Robin Adams, Readers: Laura Hillman, Robin Hillman, Alan Mason, Guy Barnard.

Cannes: Chaplain: Giles Williams, Readers: David Sinclair, Christine Williams. 

SUNDAY 15 OCTOBER

Freedom Sunday Pray for those caught up in human trafficking and modern slavery.

Pray for the Lusitanian Church, Bishop Jorge Pina Cabral. Pray for the Church of Denmark and the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Estonia.

MONDAY 16 OCTOBER

Copenhagen: (Also serves Aarhus) seeking a new Chaplain, Readers: Professor Ursula Sonnewald, Victoria Wadsworth-Hansen, Graeme Lloyd-Roberts.

Remember Christians persecuted for their faith all over the world and all victims of terrorism.

Tallinn: Chaplain: Gustav Piir.

TUESDAY 17 OCTOBER

Chantilly: Chaplain: Sarah Tillet.  and  Dinard: Chaplain: Gareth Randall.

WEDNESDAY 18 OCTOBER

Friends’ Annual  Eucharist this evening Pray and give thanks for the  work of the Friends (Secretary: Jeanne French).

Barcelona: (Also serves Andorra) Chaplain: John Chapman, Assistant Debbie Chapman. 

Nerja and Almuñécar: Chaplain: Nigel Thomas.

THURSDAY 19 OCTOBER

Pray for the Bishop’s Council and Diocesan Board of Finance meetings (19th & 20th).

Archdeaconry of North-West Europe: Archdeacon Paul Vrolijk. Brussels: Associate Chaplain: John Wilkinson, Readers: Jennifer Le Jeune, David Fieldsend, Heather Roy, Grace West, Arttu Makipaa. Pray for Canon John Wilkinson, enjoying his first ever sabbatical after thirty years of ordained ministry, for a deeply refreshing and inspiring time away; also for Revd Chris (and Susie) Martin as locum during that time.

FRIDAY 20 OCTOBER

Malta and Gozo: (Includes: Sliema, Valletta, also serves: Gozo) Senior Chaplain: Simon Godfrey, Reader: David Felgate.

SATURDAY 21 OCTOBER

Algarve: (Includes: Almancil, Praia Da Luz, Tavira, Gorjões) Senior Chaplain: vacant, Assistant: Robert Kean, Readers: Fiona Mayes, Eckart Floether, Maureen Kyle, Robert Kelly.

Greater Lisbon: (Includes: Estoril, Lisbon) Chaplain: Frank Sawyer. Pray for our Sunday Schools:  new at St George’s and in year two at St Paul’s.

SUNDAY 22 OCTOBER

Pray for the Spanish Episcopal Reformed Church, Bishop Carlos López-Lozano. Pray too for the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland.

MONDAY 23 OCTOBER

Helsinki: (Also serves Tallinn, Tampere, Turku, Kuopio, White Nile) Chaplain: Tuomas Mäkipää, Assistant Chaplain: David Oliver, Assistant Curate: Amos Manga, Readers: Geoffrey Phillips, Keith Battarbee, John Mills, Emmanuel Eneh. Please pray that our work together with the Lutheran Parishes (Swedish and Finnish speaking) to provide weekly church services in the English language, will be able to continue its present positive progress in being a source of fellowship not only for visiting students but for the many multicultural families in the area.

TUESDAY 24 OCTOBER

Dunkirk, The Mission to Seafarers: new Chaplain: Philip Edell.

Fontainebleau: served by locum clergy at present. Grenoble: Chaplain: Bob Hurley.

WEDNESDAY 25 OCTOBER

Costa Almeria and Costa Calida: (Also serves Costacabana, Mojácar, Roquetas de Mar, Albox) Chaplain: being recruited, Assistant Chaplain: Alan Bennett, Reader: Duncan Burr.

Costa Azahar: (Includes Alcossebre, Vinaros, L’Ampolla) Chaplain being recruited, Readers: Jennifer Hoskins, Paul Turner. Regular locums, Tony Bell and Paul Needle.

THURSDAY 26 OCTOBER

Belgium and Luxembourg Deanery: Area Dean Stephen Murray Ghent: (Also serves Ghent (Port)) Chaplain: Stephen Murray.

FRIDAY 27 OCTOBER

Milan: (Also serves Cadenabbia (Lake Como), Varese) Chaplain: Vickie Sims, Reader: Mrs Angela Mirani (Varese). For Milan, Varese, Genoa: For the churchwardens and safeguarding officers; for renewed growth for the Church of the Ascension Lake Como.  

SATURDAY 28 OCTOBER

Düsseldorf: (Also serves Essen) Chaplain: Stephen Walton. Please pray for Christianity Explored Course beginning in September, and that we will be able to start some more homegroups.

Freiburg-im-Breisgau: Chaplain: Christopher Parsons. For responsible stewardship of our time, talents and treasure; for our Harvest celebrations; for those preparing for marriage, as well as those who are struggling in their relationships.

SUNDAY 29 OCTOBER

Pray for the Episcopal Church Europe (ECUSA), Bishop Pierre Whalon.

MONDAY 30 OCTOBER

Corfu: Chaplain: Jules Wilson.  For Jackie Dallos as she starts a new phase of her ministry as a reader on Lefkada; for Rev Marie Teare as she develops her ministry on Paxos; for resources and vision as the Church Council plans the development of the building for wider outreach.

TUESDAY 31 OCTOBER

La Manche: (Includes Gratot Hommëel, Virey) Chaplain: Vacant, Reader, Mary Jackson.

Le Gard: and recently retired chaplain Stafford Low, Reader: Brenda McFarlane Forsyth Juntunen

Lille: (serves Arras) Chaplain: Debbie Flach, Readers: Paul Ellender, Suzanne Bray.

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