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Saturday 1

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


Sunday 2 – Trinity 14

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


Monday 3

Warsaw: (also serves Cracow, Gdansk) Chaplain: David Brown.


Tuesday 4

Paris St George: (Also serves Caen) Chaplain: Vacant, Assistants: Andrew Bigg, Nicolas Razafindratsima.

Paris St Michael: Chaplain: Jonathon Clark, Reader: Andrew Wallace-Burnett.  Pray for Jonathon as he settles in to his new ministry.


Wednesday 5

Madrid: Chaplain: Paul Ormrod, Reader: Celia Paterson.


Thursday 6

Haarlem: Chaplain: Vacant, Reader: Jaap Theunisz.

The Hague: Chaplain: Vacant, Assistant: Guy Diakiese. 


Friday 7

Geneva: Chaplain: Alexander Gordon.

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


Saturday 8

Leipzig: Chaplain:  Martin Reakes-Williams

Stuttgart: Chaplain: Kara Kerstin Werner.

British Army Garrison Churches and their Chaplains.


Sunday 9 – Trinity 15

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 10

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

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

Kyiv: Chaplain: Vacant. Locum: Paul Fremont. 

Odessa Mission to Seafarers.


Tuesday 11

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

Pau: Chaplain: Robert Dennis, Reader: John Errey.  Pray for the renewed ministry of Pastoral care and the Ministry at Here's and Mazere.  Give thanks for the dedicated service of Churchwardens John Arthur, and Eva Tomlinson, pray for incoming Churchwarden David Boyle.  Give thanks for our young people in the Sunday Club, and our musicians, and choristers.  Pray for a renewed sense of spirit amongst our Chaplaincy and church Council, giving thanks for the gracious generosity of the friends of the Chaplaincy.


Wednesday 12

Malaga: (Includes: Velez-Málaga, Salinas) Chaplain: Paul Wignall, Assistant:  Doreen Cage.  Pray for Paul as he settles in to his new ministry.

Menorca: (Also serves Cala en Porter, Ciutadella) Chaplain: Paul Strudwick.


Thursday 13

Maastricht: Chaplain Barbara Noordanus.

Rotterdam: Chaplain: Jenni Pridmore, Deacon: Humayun Sunil, Reader:  Grada Schadee.  Pray for the launch of our ‘Fresh Expressions’ Mission Outreach program with the Rev. Humayun Sunil directing; for faithful obedience as we move forward with our Mission Action Planning.

Missions to Seafarers Rotterdam and Schiedam: Chaplain: Dennis Woodward. 


Friday 14

Lausanne: Chaplain: Vacant, Reader: Angela Fall. 

Lugano: Chaplain: Nigel Gibson.


Saturday 15

Vernet-les-Bains: Chaplain: David Phillips.

Versailles: (Also serves Gif sur Yvette (Chevry)) Chaplain: Dale Hanson. Pray for Dale as he settles in to his new ministry.


Sunday 16 - Trinity 16

Pray for the Russian Orthodox Church.


Monday 17

Moscow: Chaplain: Malcolm Rogers.

St Petersburg: Chaplain: Vacant. 


Tuesday 18

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: Paul Knight, Readers: Catherine Chambers, Geoffrey Cornwall, Richard Beech, Martin Sewell, John Matthews, Elisabeth Barnett, Carolyn Carter.


Wednesday 19

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


Thursday 20

Twente: (Weldam, Goor) Chaplain: Brian Rodford. 

Missions to Seafarers Vlissingen: Chaplain: Vacant.

Voorschoten: Chaplain: Ruan Crew, Reader:  Anthony Cummings.  Several significant families are moving on this summer because of employment. Give thanks for all they have shared with us and pray for smooth transitions. Meanwhile we welcome and pray for ordinand Matt Thijs and wife Lizelle, coming to train with us while studying with St Mellitus in London.  Pray also for Ruan as the new Area Dean of The Netherlands.


Friday 21

Montreux: (Also serves Anzère, Gstaad, Monthey) Chaplain: Vacant.

Vevey: (Also serves Château D'Oex, Neuchâtel) Chaplain: Clive Atkinson.


Saturday 22

Torrevieja: (Includes Campoverde, Cristo Resucitado, Calasparra, Lago Jardín, La Siesta, Los Balcones, San Fulgencio, La Manga) Chaplain: Richard Seabrook, Readers: Roger Harrison, Peter Smith, Ginny Smith.


Sunday 23 – Trinity 17

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 24

Gothenburg: Chaplain: David Bruce.

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

Ankara: Chaplain: Vacant, Assistant: Ebrahim Ahmadinia. 


Tuesday 25

Saint Pargoire: Chaplain: Roger Smith.

St Raphaël: Chaplain: Tom Wilson. 


Wednesday 26

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: (includes Puerto de la Cruz) Chaplain: Paula Clifford.  Pray for Paula as she settles in to her new ministry.


Thursday 27

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


Friday 28

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

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


Saturday 29

Didim: Chaplain: Maurice Ryan.

Istanbul Christ Church: Chaplain: Ian Sherwood.  Pray for persecuted Christians of all communities in the Muslim world, and especially for our clergy and congregations in Turkey who must struggle under difficult or almost impossible circumstances.

Istanbul Church of the Resurrection: Chaplain: Engin Yildirim. 

Izmir: (Also serves Bornova, Mission to Seafarers Izmir) Chaplain: James Buxton.  We pray for the ministry at St John's Alsancak, our Sunday worship and our weekly Bible Study group; for our weekly evening prayer at St Mary Magdelene, Bornova; for our four adults baptized at Ephesus on Trinity Sunday, and for those who will be baptized, confirmed and admitted to the Anglican Church early next year.   We give thanks for the contribution made by refugees in our congregation and pray for them during their time in Turkey and that they may find safe third countries in which to live and flourish.

Sunday 30 – Trinity 18

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 1

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. Pray for CEMES intern Ben O’Neill.


Tuesday 2

Aquitaine: (Includes Bertric Buree, Bordeaux, Condom in the Gers, Doudrac, Limeuil Haut, Monteton, Périgueux-Chancelade, Ste Nathalene, Sorges) Chaplain: Anthony Lomas, Assistants: Liz Morris, Charlotte Sullivan, Readers: Janis Adams, Sheila Marshall, Patrick Sturges, Michael Torne, Roger Verrall.


Wednesday 3

Archdeaconry of Gibraltar: Archdeacon Geoff Johnston.

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


Thursday 4

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

Antwerp Mission to Seafarers.

Pray for the North-West Europe Archdeaconry Synod, meeting 4-6 October in Ghent.


Friday 5

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 6

Berlin: Chaplain: Christopher Jage-Bowler.

Bonn with Cologne: Chaplain: Michael Bullock, Assistant: Richard Gardiner.


Sunday 7 - Trinity 19

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

Pray for the France Archdeaconry Committee meeting in Paris today.

Prague: (Includes Brno, also serves Dresden) Chaplain: Rev'd Nathanial, Reader: Mr Jack Noonan. Pray for our stewardship and outreach activities; for the growth of our Brno congregation.


Tuesday 9

Archdeaconry of France: Archdeacon Meurig Williams.

Beaulieu-sur-Mer: Chaplain: Anthony Ingham.

Biarritz: Chaplain: Vacant.


Wednesday 10

Casablanca: Chaplain: Medhat Sabry.

Tangier: Chaplain: Dennis Obidiegwu.


Thursday 11

Brugge, Knokke, Ostend: Chaplain: Augustine Nwaekwe.


Friday 12

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

Genova: Chaplain: Tony Dickinson. Pray for: all whose lives have been affected by the collapse of the Morandi bridge; those beginning preparation for baptism at the Church of the Holy Ghost in 2019.


Saturday 13

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

Cannes: Chaplain: Giles Williams, Readers: David Sinclair, Christine Williams. Pray for: our curry evening tonight for outreach and fellowship; our Alpha Course; our youth group camping out and hiking next weekend.


Sunday 14 – Trinity 20

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


Monday 15

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

Tallinn: Chaplain: Gustav Piir.


Tuesday 16

Chantilly: Chaplain: Sarah Tillet. Pray for our Funding Programme and special fundraising events, that they would be fruitful in building up our life together in community and in love and prayer as well as increasing our generosity in giving. Give thanks for the growth in our ecumenical relationships, pray for our lives together in God’s mission for this area.

Dinard: Chaplain: Vacant. We remember in prayer Fr Gareth Randall who passed away 16th August.


Wednesday 17

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

Nerja and Almuñécar: Chaplain: Nigel Thomas.


Thursday 18

Archdeaconry of North-West Europe: Archdeacon Paul Vrolijk.

Brussels: Associate Chaplain: John Wilkinson, Assistant: Fiona Simon, Deacon: Jean-Bosco Turahirwa, Readers: Jennifer Le Jeune, David Fieldsend, Heather Roy, Grace West, Arttu Makipaa. Pray for Fiona as she settles in to her new ministry and for CEMES intern Mark Van Eker.

Pray for the Prime Ministers and Presidents of Europe gathered for the EU Summit Meeting in Brussels today, discussing the migration crisis and the proposed Brexit deal for the UK; for Church Representation to the European Institutions; for Bishop Robert in his role as the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Representative to the European Institutions and his Attaché David Fieldsend as he hands over to his successor before retiring at the end of this month.


Friday 19

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


Saturday 20

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

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


Sunday 21 – Trinity 21

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


Monday 22

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 23

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

Fontainebleau: Chaplain: Elisabeth Dean.

Grenoble: Chaplain: Bob Hurley.


Wednesday 24

Costa Almeria and Costa Calida: (serves Mojácar, Llanos and Aljambra) Chaplain: Vincent Oram, Assistant: Alan Bennett, Reader: Duncan Burr. Pray for opportunities and wisdom in developing new centres of worship. Pray for our dedication festivals. Pray for Bible study groups and development of new ones and of nurture groups for those exploring faith.

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


Thursday 25

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

Belgium and Luxembourg Deanery: Area Dean Stephen Murray.


Friday 26

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


Saturday 27

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

Freiburg-im-Breisgau: Chaplain: Christopher Parsons. 


Sunday 28 – Last after Trinity

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


Monday 29

Corfu: Chaplain: Jules Wilson, Reader: Jackie Dallos.



Tuesday 30

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 31

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

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