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Prayer Diary

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


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.


Menton: Chaplain: Vacant.

Nice: (serves Vence) Chaplain: Peter Jackson.


La Palma: Chaplain: Vacant. Lanzarote: (Includes: Playa Blanca, Puerto del Carmen, Nazaret) Chaplain: Peter Ford.

THURSDAY 1 MARCH Arnhem-Nijmegen: Chaplain: Vacant. Give thanks for our first year with our locum chaplain, Jos Strengholt. Pray for our approaching AGM and implementation of our Mission Action Plan. Eindhoven: Chaplain: Francis Noordanus, Assistant Chaplain: Barbara Noordanus, Reader: Mr Jan Waterschoot.

2 FRIDAY Archdeaconry of Switzerland: Archdeacon Adèle Kelham. Basel: Chaplain: Hilary Jones, Assistant Chaplains: Anne Lowen, Russell Hilliard, Reader: Mr Nigel Spencer. Pray for our AGM on the 5th and our Council retreat on the 16th and 17th. Berne: Chaplain: Stephen Stuckes, Assistant Chaplain: Mark Pogson, Reader: Archana Jacob. Give thanks for the completion of a large scale ‘Energy Project’; for the ways in which this helps us be good stewards of creation and for the generous benefactors. Pray that the renewed Church buildings will help us be more welcoming and hospitable and grow the Church and that the last funds needed will soon be forthcoming; for those exploring new Vocations to ministry.

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

4 SUNDAY 3rd Sunday of Lent Give thanks and pray for our fellowship with the German Protestant Churches (Evangelische Kirche Deutschland) (Meissen Declaration).

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

6 TUESDAY Paris St George: (Also serves Caen) Chaplain: Matthew Harrison, Assistant Chaplains: Andrew Bigg, Nicolas Razafindratsima. Paris St Michael: Chaplain: Vacant, Associate Chaplain: Dale Hanson, Reader: Andrew WallaceBurnett. Pray for the unity and mission of Saint Michaels and that all our financial needs will be met by generous giving; for those involved in the appointment of the next Chaplain; for growing more lay leaders in children’s ministry and small groups.

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

8 THURSDAY Haarlem: Chaplain: Vacant, Reader: Jaap Theunisz. The Hague: Chaplain: Andrew Gready, Deacon: Guy Diakiese. Pray for all those exploring ministry opportunities here – for our curate, Guy, for our readers-in-training, Katherine and Jan, and for those exploring ordination, as they approach the time of their BAP’s. May we do all we can to empower those in our congregations in ministry; for our Lent programme – sermon series, music series and home group studies.

9 FRIDAY Geneva: Chaplain: Alexander Gordon, Readers: Roy Damary, Betty Talbot. La Côte: (Includes Divonne-lesBains (France)) Chaplain: Carolyn Cooke, Assistant Chaplain: Julia Chambeyron. Pray for Carolyn as Diocesan Advisor for Women’s Ministry.

10 SATURDAY Leipzig: Chaplain: Martin Reakes-Williams Stuttgart: Chaplain: Vacant. British Army Garrison Churches and their Chaplains.

11 S U N D A Y 4th Sunday of Lent/ Mothering Sunday 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.

12 MONDAY Bucharest: (Also serves Sofia) Chaplain: Paul Goodridge. Belgrade: (Also serves Skopje) Chaplain: Robin Fox. Kyiv: Chaplain: Vacant. Locum: Paul Fremont. Pray for a full-time pastor to work here in Kyiv and lead the flock that worships together at St Catherine’s Church; for Pat and Len Joy working with orphans and displaced refugees from the conflict on the eastern front of Ukraine; for the Gospel to go forth through the members of this church; for the leaders of our church as they prepare for God’s next steps of faith; for our Bible study after the service each Sunday. Odessa Mission to Seafarers.

13 TUESDAY Pas de Calais: (Includes Boulogne-sur-Mer, Calais, Hesdin) Chaplain: Vacant, Reader: Mary Wood. Pau: Chaplain: Vacant, Reader: John Errey.

14 WEDNESDAY Malaga: (Includes: Velez-Málaga, Salinas) Assistant Curate: Doreen Cage. Pray for a new Chaplain for our two congregations, and possibly the restart of a third congregation. Menorca: (Also serves Cala en Porter, Ciutadella) Chaplain: Paul Strudwick.

15 THURSDAY Maastricht: Chaplain Barbara Noordanus. Pray for continued development of congregational involvement in Sunday services and for development of vision for the next few years Rotterdam: Chaplain: Jenni Pridmore, Reader: Grada Schadee. Missions to Seafarers Rotterdam and Schiedam: Chaplain: Vacant.

16 FRIDAY Lausanne: (Also serves Neuchâtel) Chaplain: Vacant, Reader: Angela Fall. Lugano: Chaplain: Nigel Gibson.

17 SATURDAY Vernet-les-Bains: Chaplain: The Reverend David Phillips. Versailles: (Also serves Gif sur Yvette (Chevry)) Chaplain: Vacant, Assistant Chaplain: Elaine Labourel.

18 SUNDAY 5th Sunday of Lent Pray for the Russian Orthodox Church.

19 MONDAY Moscow: Chaplain: Malcolm Rogers. Pray for church growth, establishment of small groups, financial provision, wisdom in dealing with authorities about restoration project and wisdom to know how to support the many literal ‘cold’ callers. St Petersburg: Chaplain: Vacant. Give thanks and pray for this congregation in Russia’s second city, and for the lay worshipleaders and Lutheran pastors, who minister in St. Petersburg today.

20 TUESDAY 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.

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

22 THURSDAY Twente: (Weldam, Goor) Chaplain: Vacant. Missions to Seafarers Vlissingen: Chaplain: Vacant. Voorschoten: Chaplain: Ruan Crew, Reader: Anthony Cummings.

23 FRIDAY Montreux: (Also serves Anzère, Gstaad, Monthey) Chaplain: Vacant. Vevey: (Also serves Château D’Oex) Chaplain: Clive Atkinson.

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

25 SUNDAY Palm Sunday 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.

26 MONDAY Gothenburg: Chaplain: David Bruce. Stockholm: Chaplain: Nicholas Howe, Reader: Pamela Henderson. Ankara: Chaplain: Vacant, Assistant: Ebrahim Ahmadinia. Give thanks for John Stevenson, our locum for the past 9 months; pray for a new British chaplain to be found to join our Iranian priest Father Ebrahim.

27 TUESDAY Saint Pargoire: Chaplain: Roger Smith. St Raphaël: Chaplain: Tom Wilson. Pray for our new chaplain Tom Wilson in his new ministry.

28 WEDNESDAY 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.

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

30 FRIDAY Good Friday Zurich: (Also serves Baden, Zug, St Gallen) Chaplain: Paul Brice, Reader: Marcel Benedict. Swiss seasonal chaplaincies: Interlaken, Kandersteg, Murren, St Moritz, Wengen, Zermatt.

31 SATURDAY 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. Pray for strengthening and growth in our Sunday morning congregation and our Tuesday afternoon congregation at Saint

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