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

 

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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