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Sunday 1 - Trinity 5

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.  Pray for Elaine Labourel (Director of Reader Ministry) and all those training to be Readers in the diocese.   


Monday 2

Archdeaconries of Germany and Northern Europe, Eastern: Archdeacon Colin Williams.

Vienna: (Also serves Innsbruck, Klagenfurt, Bratislava, Ljubljana, Yerevan, Zagreb) Chaplain: Patrick Curran, Assistants: Mike Waltner, John Barker, Readers: Laura Fairburn. 


Tuesday 3

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, Charlotte Sullivan, Readers: Madeleine Holmes, Janis Adams, Patrick Sturges, Sheila Marshall, Roger Verrall.


Wednesday 4

Archdeaconry of Gibraltar: Archdeacon Geoff Johnston.

Gibraltar Cathedral: (Also serves Gibraltar (Port)) Dean: Vacant


Thursday 5

Antwerp: Chaplain: Andrew Wagstaff, Reader: Egbert van Groesen.

Antwerp Mission to Seafarers.


Friday 6

Archdeaconry of Italy and Malta: Archdeacon Vickie Sims.  Pray for Vickie in her dual role as chaplain in Milan and volunteer archdeacon.

Assisi: Locum Chaplain. 

Bordighera: (served from Menton, France).


Saturday 7

Berlin: Chaplain:  Christopher Jage-Bowler. 

Bonn with Cologne: Chaplain: Michael Bullock, Assistant: Richard Gardiner.  Pray for Bonn and Cologne as we seek to discern the future of the Chaplaincy and for Richard Gardiner following surgery.


Sunday 8 - Trinity 6

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

Prague : (Includes Brno, also serves Dresden) Chaplain: Rev'd Nathanial, Reader: Mr Jack Noonan. 


Tuesday 10

Archdeaconry of France: Archdeacon Meurig Williams.

Beaulieu-sur-Mer: Chaplain: Anthony Ingham.

Biarritz: Chaplain: Vacant.


Wednesday 11

Casablanca: Chaplain:  Medhat Sabry. 

Tangier: Chaplain: Dennis Obidiegwu.  Pray for Dennis as he settles into his new ministry.


Thursday 12

Brugge, Knokke, Ostend: Chaplain:  Augustine Nwaekwe. 


Friday 13

Florence: (Also serves Siena, Bologna) Chaplain: William Lister, Reader: Maria Makepeace. 

Genova: Chaplain: Tony Dickinson.  Pray for Tony as he settles into his new ministry at Holy Ghost; for the congregation as they adjust to the reality of a permanent chaplain; for outreach to English-speakers in Liguria and for developing relations with other Churches (Catholic, Protestant, Orthodox) as we share in God's mission to Genoa.


Saturday 14

Brittany: (Includes: Huelgoat, Ploërmel, Rostrenen) Chaplain: Robin Adams, Readers: Laura Hillman, Robin Hillman, Alan Mason, Guy Barnard.  Pray for CCB to grow into new patterns and places of worship; for outreach to summer visitors.

Cannes: Chaplain: Giles Williams, Readers: David Sinclair, Christine Williams. Pray for our Church weekend away in the Var (31 Aug-2 Sept); our Harvest Festival (23 Sept) and Alpha Course (begins 27 Sept).


Sunday 15 – Trinity 7

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


Monday 16

Copenhagen: (Also serves Aarhus) Chaplain: Smitha Prasadam, Readers: Professor Ursula Sonnewald, Victoria Wadsworth-Hansen, Graeme Lloyd-Roberts. Pray for Smitha as she settles into her new ministry.

Tallinn: Chaplain: Gustav Piir.


Tuesday 17

Chantilly: Chaplain: Sarah Tillet. 

Dinard: Chaplain:  Gareth Randall.


Wednesday 18

Barcelona: (Also serves Andorra) Chaplain: John Chapman. 

Nerja and Almuñécar: Chaplain: Nigel Thomas.


Thursday 19

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 20

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


Saturday 21

Algarve: (Includes: Almancil, Praia Da Luz, Tavira, Gorjões) Chaplains: Reid Hamilton, Robert Kean. Readers: Fiona Mayes, Eckart Floether, Maureen Kyle, Robert Kelly.  Pray for Reid as he settles into his new ministry.

Greater Lisbon: (Includes: Estoril, Lisbon) Chaplain: Frank Sawyer. 


Sunday 22 – Trinity 8

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


Monday 23

Helsinki: (Also serves Tallinn, Tampere, Turku, Kuopio, White Nile) Chaplain: Tuomas Mäkipää, Assistants: David Oliver, Amos Manga, Readers: Geoffrey Phillips, Keith Battarbee, John Mills, Emmanuel Eneh. 


Tuesday 24

Dunkirk, The Mission to Seafarers: Chaplain: Phil Edell.

Fontainebleau: Chaplain: Elisabeth Dean.  Pray for Elisabeth as she settles into her new ministry.

Grenoble: Chaplain: Bob Hurley.


Wednesday 25

Costa Almeria and Costa Calida: (Also serves Costacabana, Mojácar, Roquetas de Mar, Albox) Chaplain: Vincent Oram, Assistant: Alan Bennett, Reader: Duncan Burr.  Pray that we will produce the fruit of the Spirit in abundance; for wisdom in choosing where to expand; for our team of leaders.

Costa Azahar: (Includes Alcossebre, Vinaros, L'Ampolla) Chaplain: Louis Darrant, Readers: Jennifer Hoskins, Paul Turner.


Thursday 26

Ghent: (Also serves Ghent (Port)) Chaplain: Stephen Murray.

Belgium and Luxembourg Deanery: Area Dean Stephen Murray.


Friday 27

Milan: (Also serves Cadenabbia (Lake Como), Varese) Chaplain: Vickie Sims, Reader: Angela Mirani (Varese).


Saturday 28

Düsseldorf: (Also serves Essen) Chaplain: Stephen Walton.

Freiburg-im-Breisgau: Chaplain: Christopher Parsons. Pray for the many travellers who find a home away from home in Freiburg; for God to give restoration and relaxation to all on a holiday break; for member churches of the Intercultural Church; for our Synod delegates; that the Holy Spirit continues to strengthen our ministry in Germany; for those in new beginnings, especially students and teachers. 


Sunday 29 – Trinity 9

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


Monday 30

Corfu: Chaplain: Jules Wilson, Reader: Jackie Dallos.  We give thanks for the newly started Sunday school and enthusiastic little ones and mums. Pray for Chris and Trish leading.  Plans have been drawn up for renovation and Cafe Logos, pray for wisdom provision and progress of this vision.  Pray for the ICS Seasonal Ministry team, opportunities for "God talk" and connecting with our church; for Jackie on the island of Lefkada and Marie on Paxos


Tuesday 31

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

Le Gard: Chaplain: Stafford Low, Reader: Brenda McFarlane Forsyth Juntunen

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




Wednesday 1

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


Thursday 2

Leuven: Chaplain: Jack McDonald.

Liège: Chaplain: Paul Yiend.

Mons International Chapel Centre: Chaplain: Senior Chaplain.


Friday 3

Naples: (Also serves Bari) Chaplain: Jonathan Backhouse.  Give thanks for all that has happened this year. Pray that the church and all who come will be renewed as we seek God’s presence and rest.



Saturday 4

Monte Carlo: Chaplain: Lawrence MacLean, Readers: Mary de Vachon, Frank Megginson. 

Strasbourg: Chaplain: Mark Barwick, Reader: David Cowley.  For St Alban’s Ministry Team, as it discerns future ministries together.


Sunday 5 – Trinity 10

Pray for the Greek Orthodox Church and for the Archbishop of Canterbury's Apokrisiarios to the Archbishop of Athens and All Greece.


Monday 6

Greater Athens: (Includes Athens (St Paul) , Kifissia, Andros, Nafplion, Crete, also serves Thessaloniki, Patras) Chaplain: Leonard Doolan, Deacon: Christine Saccali, Reader: Sherry Angelis.


Tuesday 7

Lorgues with Feyence: Chaplain: Peter Massey.


Lyon: Chaplain: Ben Harding, Readers: Keith Burrell, Tim Evans.


Wednesday 8

Costa Brava: (Includes Madremanya, Pau, Sant Ampeli) Chaplain: Rachel Shock, Reader Sharon Grant. Pray for Rachel as she settles in to her new ministry.

Costa del Sol West: (Includes San Pedro, Sotogrande) Chaplain: Adrian Low, Reader: Barry Mason. 


Thursday 9

Tervuren: Chaplain: Simon Tyndall, Assistant: Nathan Gregory, Reader: Ann Tyndall. Pray for us as we try to minister to people who lead very full and busy lives.  May our church be a place where people can find space and time for God and themselves; may we be led by the Holy Spirit into all truth, as we learn to depend on his power and strength in our lives.

Ypres (Ieper): Chaplain: Gillian Trinder.


Friday 10

Padova: Chaplain: Jonathan Boardman, Readers: Michael Udeagbara, Charles Onwukwe. 

Sicily: (includes Palermo, Taormina, Randazzo) Chaplain: Vacant. 


Saturday 11

Madeira: Chaplain: Vacant, Reader: William Weston.

Porto: (Includes Ponte de Lima) Chaplain: Philip Bourne (from 1 September), Reader: Judith Murray.  Pray for Philip as he settles in to his new ministry.


Sunday 12 – Trinity 11

Pray for Bishop Robert and Bishop David with their constant travelling. Pray for the Diocesan Office in London and all those who work there and for the Safeguarding team. Pray for William Gulliford (DDO); for those training for ordained ministry. Pray and give thanks for the work of the Friends (Secretary: Jeanne French)


Monday 13

Budapest: Chaplain: Frank Hegedus.

Zalaszanto: Associate Chaplain: Denis Moss.


Tuesday 14

Maisons Lafitte: Chaplain: Olaf Eriksson, Readers: Richard Medcalf, Marie-Claire Eriksson.

Marseilles: (serves: Aix-en-Provence) Chaplain: Vacant, Readers: Jane Quarmby, Christine Portman. 


Wednesday 15

Costa del Sol East: (Includes Calahonda, Benalmadena Costa, Coin, Fuengirola (Los Boliches), Alhaurín El Grande) Chaplain: Vacant, Reader: Caroline MacFarlane.

Fuerteventura: Chaplain: Bob Horrocks, Assistant: Judie Horrocks. Please pray for the continuing development of our two worship centres at Corralejo and El Cotillo; for a meeting of our members who live in the Caleta de Fuste area concerning future provision in that central area of Fuerteventura.


Thursday 16

Luxembourg: Chaplain: Geoffrey Read. Pray for the "getting to know you" phase for our new chaplain and the church, discerning together God's vision for the future.


Friday 17

Rome: (Also serves Macerata) Chaplain: vacant.   For Fr Luciano Bruno and his ministry in Città del Pieve and Macerata and amongst the Italian-speaking congregation in Rome. 

The Anglican Centre Rome in Rome: Director and The Archbishop of Canterbury's Representative to the Holy See: Bernard Ntahoturi.


Saturday 18

Hamburg: Chaplain: Leslie Nathaniel.

Heidelberg: Chaplain: Locum Clergy, Reader: Rosemary Selle. 


Sunday 19 - Trinity 12

Pray for the Old Catholic Churches of the Union of Utrecht, Archbishop Joris Vercammen.  Pray for the Evangelical Lutheran Churches of Iceland, Latvia and Lithuania.


Monday 20

Reykjavik: Chaplain: Bjarni Thor Bjarnason.

Riga: Chaplain:   Jana Jeruma-Grinberga.


Tuesday 21

Midi Pyrénées and Aude: (Includes Alet les Bains, Brens, Cahors, Caylus, Tarn, Toulouse, Valence d' Agen): Chaplain: Dan Langdon-Griffiths, Assistants: June Hutchinson, Anthony Jewiss, Readers: Peter Gibbs, Janet Varty,  Clive Billenness, Linda Billenness, Malcolm Rigley. 


Wednesday 22

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


Thursday 23

Amsterdam: (Includes Amsterdam City Centre, Heiloo, Amsterdam Zuidoost, Amsterdam South) Chaplain: Alan Strange, Assistants: James Hill, Francis Blight.

Amsterdam Community OZ100: Priest: Rik Florentinus

Schiphol Airport and the chaplains’ ministry team. 


Friday 24

Venice: (Also serves Aviano, Trieste) Chaplain: Malcolm Bradshaw. 


Saturday 25

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

The Vendee: (Also serves La Chapelle Achard, Puy de Serre, La Chapelle Palluau) Chaplain: Vacant, Reader: John Matthews.


Sunday 26 – Trinity 13

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

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, Susan Boyd. 


Tuesday 28

Menton: Chaplain:  Vacant.

Nice: (serves Vence) Chaplain:  Peter Jackson.


Wednesday 29

La Palma: Chaplain: Vacant. 

Lanzarote: (Includes: Playa Blanca, Puerto del Carmen, Nazaret) Chaplain: vacant.


Thursday 30

Arnhem-Nijmegen: Locum Chaplain: Jos Strengholt. 

Eindhoven: Chaplain: Francis Noordanus, Assistant: Barbara Noordanus, Reader: Mr Jan Waterschoot.  Give thanks for needs being met and robust congregational numbers.  As younger children grow we are anticipating a wave of teenagers; pray to the Lord of the harvest to send us a dedicated Youth Pastor to oversee and support ministries to youth.


Friday 31

Archdeaconry of Switzerland: Archdeacon Adèle Kelham. 

Basel: Chaplain: Hilary Jones, Assistants: Anne Lowen, Russell Hilliard, Reader: Mr Nigel Spencer.  Pray for new families moving to Basel, that they will integrate quickly; for our harvest walk and tea on September 22nd and service on the 23rd, that many will attend and that a lot of food will be donated to go to Elim, an organisation that helps the homeless and drug addicts.

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

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