St. Mary's Church

JANUARY PRAYER DIARY

Friday 1st Psalm 8 Luke 2. 15-21 Naming and Circumcision of JesusBaptism families who cancelled in 2020 because of the pandemic.
Saturday 2nd 46 Ruth 1 Basil the Great and Gregory of Nazianzus, bishops, teachers of the faith, 379 and 389Seraphim, monk, spiritual guide, 1833Vedanayagam Samuel Azariah, bishop, evangelist, 1945Christopher and John Bishops
Sunday 3rd 72. 10-15 Matthew 2. 1-12 EpiphanyOrthodox Christians celebrating Christmas today
Monday 4th 87 Ruth 2 Schools preparing for a new term; especially secondary schools
Tuesday 5th 97 Ruth 3 Employees working from home
Wednesday 6th 98 Ruth 4. 1-17 Employees in the work place
Thursday 7th 118 Jeremiah 23. 1-8 Andy Street West Midlands Mayor
Friday 8th 145 Jeremiah 30. 1-17 Hospitals and doctors surgeries vaccinating against Covid
Saturday 9th 36 Isaiah 61 St Mary’s finances
Sunday 10th 29 Mark 1. 4-11 Baptism of ChristDmitry and family; last Sunday at St Mary’s
Monday 11th 35 Genesis 1. 1-19 Mary Slessor, missionary, 1915Mission societies
Tuesday 12th 45 Genesis 1. 20—2.3 Aelred, abbot, 1167Benedict Biscop, scholar, 689University lecturers
Wednesday 13th 47 Genesis 2. 4-end Hilary, bishop, teacher of the faith, 367Kentigern (Mungo), missionary bishop, 603.George Fox, founder of the Society of Friends (Quakers), 1691 Christian denominations working together
Thursday 14th 61 Genesis 3 Businesses, especially hospitality, hit by the pandemic
Friday 15th 68 Genesis 4. 1-16, 25-26 Church musicians
Saturday 16th 85 Genesis 6. 1-10 David Jamieson, West Midlands Police & Crime Commissioner
Sunday 17th 139. 1-5, 12-18 John 1. 43-end 2nd Sunday of EpiphanyWardens Barbara and John
Monday 18th 71 Genesis 6. 11—7.10 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity: 18-25th January.Amy Carmichael, spiritual writer, 1951St Mary’s congregation
Tuesday 19th 89. 1-37 Genesis 7. 11-end Wulfstan, bishop, 1095Bishops Christopher and John
Wednesday 20th 97 Genesis 8. 1-14 Richard Rolle, spiritual writer, 1349Walsgrave Baptist Church, Amy & Dave Barker
Thursday 21st 116 Genesis 8. 15—9.7 Agnes, child martyr, 304Potters Green United Reformed Church
Friday 22nd 73 Genesis 9. 8-19 Vincent of Saragossa, deacon, martyr, 304St Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church
Saturday 23rd 61 Genesis 11. 1-9 St Philip’s, Potters Green, Mike Eaman
Sunday 24th 128 John 2. 1-11 3rd Sunday of EpiphanyCoventry East Deanery; Buff Forbes Stone
Monday 25th 67 Matthew 19. 27-end Conversion of PaulAlways Me – Alzheimer’s Group meeting at church
Tuesday 26th 145 Genesis 13. 2-end Timothy and Titus, companions of PaulMalcolm Tyler
Wednesday 27th 29 Genesis 14 Verger: Gary Croshaw
Thursday 28th 24 Genesis 15 Thomas Aquinas, priest, philosopher, teacher of the faith, 1274 Dmitry Lutsenko: Licensed as Vicar of St Marys, Horsell
Friday 29th 67 Genesis 16 Readers & Intercessors at St Mary’s
Saturday 30th 72 Genesis 17. 1-22 Charles, king and martyr, 1649The Royal Family
Sunday 31st 24. 7-end Luke 2. 22-40 Presentation of Christ in the Temple.(Candlemas) Readers: Tony, Lorraine, Trefor & Stephen