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WEDNESDAY 22 NOVEMBER

Ibiza and Formentera: (Includes Sant Rafael, Santa Eulàlia, Jesús, Es Caná, Formentera) Chaplain: Peter Pimentel.

THURSDAY 23 NOVEMBER

Amsterdam: (Includes Amsterdam City Centre, Heiloo, Amsterdam Zuidoost, Amsterdam South) Senior Chaplain: Alan Strange, Assistant Chaplains: James Hill, Francis Blight. Amsterdam Community OZ100: Priest: Rik Florentinus

Also for Schiphol Airport chaplains’ ministry team. 

FRIDAY 24 NOVEMBER

Venice: (Also serves Aviano, Trieste) Chaplain Canon Malcolm Bradshaw began work at the start of this month

SATURDAY 25 NOVEMBER

The Touraine: (Includes Savigny-enVeron, Tours) Chaplain: John Neal.

SUNDAY 26 NOVEMBER

Pray for the Church of Norway.  Give thanks and pray for our fellowship with the French Lutheran and Reformed Churches (Reuilly Common Statement).

MONDAY 27 NOVEMBER

Norway: (includes Bergen, Drammen, Kristiansand, Oslo, Stavanger, Tromsö, Trondheim) Senior Chaplain: Darren McCallig, Assistants: Kirk Weisz, April Maja Almaas, Peter Hogarth, Readers: Iris Evans-Bjørnø, Priscilla Beck.
Pray that those who attend our services will be spiritually fed, and for us as we further develop our youth group and ministry to university students.

TUESDAY 28 NOVEMBER

Menton: Chaplain: Vacant.
Nice: (serves Vence) Chaplain:  Peter Jackson.

WEDNESDAY 29 NOVEMBER

La Palma: seeking a new Chaplain.  Please pray for the congregation that they will continue to grow and to serve God under new leadership. Pray for former chaplain Jennifer Elliott de Riverol as she settles into her new post in Norfolk.
Lanzarote: (Includes: Playa Blanca, Puerto del Carmen,  Nazaret) Chaplain: Peter Ford.

THURSDAY 30 NOVEMBER

Arnhem-Nijmegen: Chaplain: Vacant.
Eindhoven: Chaplain: Francis Noordanus, Assistant Chaplain: Barbara Noordanus, Reader: Mr Jan Waterschoot. Pray for our children of all ages, that they may grow in faith; for financial provision now and in the future; for resourcing evangelists, especially a special seminar group running in the autumn; for deeper unity in our deep diversity.

FRIDAY 1 DECEMBER

Archdeaconry of Switzerland: Archdeacon Adèle Kelham. 

Basel: Chaplain: Hilary Jones, Assistant Chaplains: Anne Lowen, Russell Hilliard, Reader: Mr Nigel Spencer. 1st December - Advent Retreat led by Rev. Roy Farrer; 10th December - Carol Service.

Berne: Chaplain: Stephen Stuckes, Assistant Chaplain: Mark Pogson, Reader: Archana Jacob.

SATURDAY 2 DECEMBER

Las Palmas (Gran Canaria): (Also serves Playa del Ingles, Puerto de Mogan) Chaplain: Brian Stares.

SUNDAY 3 DECEMBER

Give thanks and pray for our fellowship with the German Protestant Churches (Evangelische Kirche Deutschland) (Meissen Declaration).

MONDAY 4 DECEMBER

Warsaw: (also serves Cracow, Gdansk) Chaplain: David Brown. For people to come forward to help with the Sunday School and for more candidates for Confirmation and Baptism. 

TUESDAY 5 DECEMBER

Paris St George: (Also serves Caen) Chaplain: Matthew Harrison, Assistant Chaplains: Andrew Bigg, Nicolas Razafindratsima.

Paris St Michael: Currently recruiting a Chaplain: Associate Chaplain: Dale Hanson, Reader: Andrew Wallace-Burnett.  Pray for the discernment process for the appointment of the next chaplain, for church representatives, ICS and the Diocese; for our Carol service on the 10th, the biggest service of the year and a great opportunity to show hospitality and witness to the Good News.

WEDNESDAY 6 DECEMBER

Madrid: Chaplain: Paul Ormrod, Reader: Celia Paterson.  Give thanks for growing numbers of children participating in our Godly Play programme.

THURSDAY 7 DECEMBER

Haarlem: Chaplain: Vacant, Reader: Jaap Theunisz.

The Hague: Chaplain: Andrew Gready, Deacon: Guy Diakiese.  Pray for Guy as he settles into his new ministry as Deacon; for our home groups as we train our leaders; for our youth and Junior Church groups - for leaders, and for those who attend the groups week-by-week; for the run-up to Christmas -  for energy, enthusiasm and a warm welcome to all who will visit us.

FRIDAY 8 DECEMBER

Geneva: Chaplain: Alexander Gordon, Readers: Roy Damary, Betty Talbot.

La Côte: (Includes Divonne-les-Bains (France)) Chaplain: Carolyn Cooke, Assistant Chaplain: Julia Chambeyron.
Pray for Carolyn as she takes on the additional responsibility of Diocesan Advisor for Women’s Ministry.

SATURDAY 9 DECEMBER

Leipzig: Chaplain:  Martin Reakes-Williams

Stuttgart: Chaplain: Vacant. Pray for continued growth and development of the two parochial missions in Ulm and Kempten.

British Army Garrison Churches and their Chaplains.

SUNDAY 10 DECEMBER

Pray for the Serbian Orthodox Church, for Robin Fox as Archbishop of Canterbury's Apocrisiarios to the Patriarch of Serbia.  Pray for the autocephalous Orthodox churches of Eastern Europe and the Baltic.

MONDAY 11 DECEMBER

Bucharest: (Also serves Sofia) Chaplain: Paul Goodridge.

Belgrade: (Also serves Skopje) Chaplain: Robin Fox.

Kyiv: with no permanent Chaplain.

Odessa Mission to Seafarers.

TUESDAY 12 DECEMBER

Pas de Calais: (Includes Boulogne-sur-Mer, Calais, Hesdin) Chaplain: Vacant, Reader: Mary Wood.

Pau: Chaplain: Canon Robert Franklin Dennis, Reader: John Errey.

WEDNESDAY 13 DECEMBER

Malaga: (Includes: Velez-Málaga, Salinas) Assistant Curate:  Doreen Cage.
Menorca: (Also serves Cala en Porter, Ciutadella) Chaplain: Paul Strudwick.

THURSDAY 14 DECEMBER

Maastricht: Chaplain Barbara Noordanus. Pray that the congregational involvement in services grows, and that more come to know about our services in Maastricht.

Rotterdam: Chaplain: Jenni Pridmore, Reader:  Grada Schadee. 

Missions to Seafarers Rotterdam and Schiedam: Chaplain: Dennis Andrew Woodward, also serving as Assistant Curate of St Mary, Rotterdam.

FRIDAY 15 DECEMBER

Lausanne: (Also serves Neuchâtel) Served by locum clergy until a new Chaplain is appointed, Reader: Angela Fall. 

Lugano: Chaplain: Nigel Gibson.

SATURDAY 16 DECEMBER

Vernet-les-Bains: Chaplain: The Reverend David Phillips.

Versailles: (Also serves Gif sur Yvette (Chevry)) Chaplain: Vacant, Assistant Chaplain: Elaine Labourel.

SUNDAY 17 DECEMBER

Pray for the Russian Orthodox Church.

MONDAY 18 DECEMBER

Moscow: Chaplain: Malcolm Rogers.

St Petersburg: with no regular Chaplain - Pray for entirely this lay-led congregation in Europe's fourth largest city.

TUESDAY 19 DECEMBER

Poitou-Charentes: (Includes Ambernac, Barbezieux St Hilaire,  Chasseneuil-sur-Bonnieure, Chef Boutonne, Civray, Jarnac, Magné, La Rochefoucauld, Parthenay, Salles de Villefagnan, St Jean d'Angély, Verteuil, Villejesus) Chaplain: Adam Boulter, Assistant Chaplain: Paul Knight, Readers: Catherine Chambers, Geoffrey Cornwall, Richard Beech, Martin Sewell, John Matthews, Elisabeth Barnett, Carolyn Carter.

WEDNESDAY 20 DECEMBER

Mallorca:  (includes Palma-de-Mallorca, Puerto Pollensa, Cala d'Or, Puerto Soller, Cala Bona) Chaplains: David Waller, Nigel Stimpson, Reader: Linda Cade.

THURSDAY 21 DECEMBER

Twente: (Weldam, Goor) Chaplain: Vacant

Missions to Seafarers Vlissingen: Chaplain: Vacant.

Voorschoten: Chaplain: Ruan Crew, Reader:  Anthony Cummings.  Please pray for our all-age Christingle service (10th) and our Festival of Lessons and Carols (17th) and Christmas services, which are key opportunities to connect with the international community in our area.

FRIDAY 22 DECEMBER

Montreux: (Also serves Anzère, Gstaad, Monthey) Served by locum Chaplains during an interregnum.

Vevey: (Also serves Château D'Oex) Assistant Chaplain: Elizabeth Bussmann

SATURDAY 23 DECEMBER

Torrevieja: (Includes Campoverde, Cristo Resucitado, Calasparra, Lago Jardín, La Siesta, Los Balcones, La Marina, La Manga) Chaplain: Richard Seabrook, Readers: Peter Long, Margaret Hirst, Roger Harrison.

SUNDAY 24 DECEMBER

Pray for the Church of Sweden.  Pray for the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople (Turkey), for Patriarch Bartholomew and the autocephalous Orthodox Churches and their leaders. Pray for threatened Syrian Orthodox communities in Turkey. 

MONDAY 25 DECEMBER  Christmas Day

Gothenburg: Chaplain:  David Bruce.

Stockholm: Chaplain: Nicholas Howe, Reader: Pamela Henderson.

Ankara: Chaplain: Vacant, Assistant: Ebrahim Ahmadinia.

TUESDAY 26 DECEMBER

Saint Pargoire: Chaplain:  Roger Smith.

St Raphaël: Chaplain: Thomas David Wilson (Pray for the congregation of St John’s and for their new priest inducted in September)

WEDNESDAY 27 DECEMBER

Tenerife South:  (Includes Playa de Las Americas, Los Gigantes, San Blas) Chaplain: John Poole, Readers: David Horton, Paul Ganney, Christine Elliott, Maryrissa Carter. 

Tenerife North: Chaplain: vacant.  Please pray for the appointment of a new chaplain.

THURSDAY 28 DECEMBER

Utrecht: (Also serves Groningen, Zwolle, Amersfoort) Chaplain: David Phillips, Associate Chaplain (Groningen): Sam Van Leer, Assistant Chaplain (Amersfoort): Grant Crowe.

FRIDAY 29 DECEMBER

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 DECEMBER

Didim: Chaplain: Maurice Ryan.

Istanbul Christ Church: Chaplain: Ian Sherwood. 

Istanbul Church of the Resurrection: Chaplain: Engin Yildirim. 

Izmir: (Also serves Bornova, Mission to Seafarers Izmir) Chaplain: James Buxton

 

SUNDAY 31 DECEMBER  

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

MONDAY 1 JANUARY

Archdeaconries of Germany and Northern Europe, Eastern: Archdeacon Colin Williams.
Vienna: (Also serves Innsbruck, Klagenfurt, Bratislava, Ljubljana, Yerevan, Zagreb) Chaplain: Patrick Curran, Assistant Curates: Mike Waltner, Reader: Laura Fairburn.

TUESDAY 2 JANUARY  

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 3 JANUARY

Archdeaconry of Gibraltar: Archdeacon Geoff Johnston. Gibraltar Cathedral: (Also serves Gibraltar (Port)) A new Dean is to be appointed to succeed Dr John Paddock who retired in November.

THURSDAY 4 JANUARY

Antwerp: Chaplain: Andrew Wagstaff, Reader: Egbert van Groesen. Antwerp Mission to Seafarers.

FRIDAY 5 JANUARY

Archdeaconry of Italy and Malta: Archdeacon Vickie Sims.
Assisi: Locum Chaplain. Bordighera: (served from Menton, France).

SATURDAY 6 JANUARY    Epiphany

Berlin: Chaplain: Christopher Jage-Bowler. Pray for our project to build wells in Africa and for those in the parish exploring  their vocation.
Bonn with Cologne: Chaplain: Michael Bullock Assistant: Richard Gardiner.

SUNDAY 7 JANUARY  The Baptism of Christ  (Epiphany 1)

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 8 JANUARY

Prague : (Includes Brno, also serves Dresden) Chaplain: Vacant, Reader: Mr Jack Noonan. Pray for interim chaplain Nathanial; for our ministry to English-speaking people and tourists in Czech Republic, especially for our outreach activities as we all share the good news to people who don’t have a personal relationship with God. Pray for our Brno congregation in your prayers to grow both spiritually and physically.

TUESDAY 9 JANUARY

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

WEDNESDAY 10 JANUARY

Casablanca: Chaplain: Medhat Sabry. Praise God for receipt of written permission for the church development project; pray for raising the rest of the funds needed for the completion of the project.
Tangier: Chaplain: Vacant.

THURSDAY 11 JANUARY

Brugge, Knokke, Ostend: Chaplain: Augustine Nwaekwe.

FRIDAY 12 JANUARY

Florence: (Also serves Siena, Bologna) Chaplain: William Lister, Reader: Maria Makepeace. Genova: Chaplain: Pray for the arrival and settling in of the new chaplain Canon Anthony William Dickinson; for the work amongst migrants.

SATURDAY 13 JANUARY

Brittany: (Includes: Huelgoat, Ploërmel, Rostrenen) New Chaplain: Robin Thomas Adams; Readers: Laura Hillman, Robin Hillman, Alan Mason, Guy Barnard.
Cannes: Chaplain: Giles Williams, Readers: David Sinclair, Christine Williams. Pray for those who attended our Christmas services to  be drawn into the community  of faith and for our Christianity Explored course for  seven Tuesdays starting  13 February.

SUNDAY 14 JANUARY Epiphany 2

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 15 JANUARY

Copenhagen: (Also serves Aarhus) Chaplain: Vacant, Readers: Professor Ursula Sonnewald, Victoria WadsworthHansen, Graeme Lloyd-Roberts. Remember Christians persecuted for their faith all over the world and all victims of terrorism.
Tallinn: Chaplain: Gustav Piir.

TUESDAY 16 JANUARY

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

WEDNESDAY 17 JANUARY

Barcelona: (Also serves Andorra) Chaplain: John Chapman. Pray that our Alpha Course may a great bridge builder, a time of joy and be used of God; for the political future of Catalunya and Barcelona and the well-being of the place where God has put us. We give thanks for a new Treasurer and pray for him in his new responsibilities.
Nerja and Almuñécar: Chaplain: Nigel Thomas.

THURSDAY 18 JANUARY

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, 18-25 January
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.

FRIDAY 19 JANUARY

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

SATURDAY 20 JANUARY

Algarve: (Includes: Almancil, Praia Da Luz, Tavira, Gorjões) Chaplain: Robert Kean, Locum Priest: David Kirby; Readers: Fiona Mayes, Eckart Floether, Maureen Kyle, Robert Kelly.
Greater Lisbon: (Includes: Estoril, Lisbon) Chaplain: Frank Sawyer.

SUNDAY 21 JANUARY Epiphany 3

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

MONDAY 22 JANUARY

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.

TUESDAY 23 JANUARY

Dunkirk, The Mission to Seafarers: Chaplain: Philip Stephen Edell
Fontainebleau: Chaplain: Vacant.
Grenoble: Chaplain: Bob Hurley.

WEDNESDAY 24 JANUARY

Costa Almeria and Costa Calida: (Also serves Costacabana, Mojácar, Roquetas de Mar, Albox) Chaplain: Canon Vincent Charles Oram, Assistant Chaplain: Alan Bennett, Reader: Duncan Burr.
Costa Azahar: (Includes Alcossebre, Vinaros, L’Ampolla) Chaplain: Vacant, Readers: Jennifer Hoskins, Paul Turner.

THURSDAY 25 JANUARY

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

FRIDAY 26 JANUARY

Milan: (Also serves Cadenabbia (Lake Como), Varese) Chaplain: Vickie Sims, Reader: Angela Mirani (Varese). Milan: for our work with children and young people; Varese: give thanks for Angela’s ministry, pray for their work with children; Cadenabbia: for couples planning to have their marriages blessed there; for renewed energy in this seasonal congregation.

SATURDAY 27 JANUARY

Düsseldorf: (Also serves Essen) Chaplain: Stephen Walton.
Freiburg-im-Breisgau: Chaplain: Christopher Parsons. Pray for fellowship and friendship events in the chaplaincy; for our ecumenical partners in Freiburg and our combined efforts in ministry.

SUNDAY 28 JANUARY Epiphany 4

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

MONDAY 29 JANUARY

Corfu: Chaplain: Jules Wilson.

TUESDAY 30 JANUARY

Pray for clergy of the Gibraltar Archdeaconry meeting in Chapter on 30 January; clergy and lay representatives of the Gibraltar Archdeaconry Synod meeting in Torrevieja from 30 January until 2 February.
La Manche: (Includes Gratot Hommëel, Virey) Chaplain: Vacant, Reader Mary Jackson.
Le Gard: Chaplain: Vacant, Reader: Brenda McFarlane Forsyth Juntunen
Lille: (serves Arras) Chaplain: Debbie Flach, Readers: Paul Ellender, Suzanne Bray. Pray for our Chaplain, lay preachers, and all of our group leaders to have God’s wisdom and guidance; for our ‘Do Lent Generously’ challenge, that through many acts of kindness God’s love be made manifest; for those who attend our Alpha & prayer courses.

WEDNESDAY 31 JANUARY

Costa Blanca: (Includes Albir, Calpe, El Campello, Dénia,  Jávea, Gandia, La Fustera) Senior Chaplain: Marcus Ronchetti, Chaplains: Ray Andrews, James Booker, Rodney Middleton: Readers: Ken Cornforth,  Stephen Carden.

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