November/December Prayer Points

29th November – 5th December

  • Airdrie – Give thanks for our new study in John in the METs (small group Bible studies).  Pray that these times together studying God’s Word would be an encouragement to us.
  • Glasgow –  Pray for their Session as they seek to care for the spiritual health of the congregation in the difficult circumstances of lockdown.
  • North Edinburgh –  Give thanks that the congregation is able to meet in a local church building as their regular locations remain unavailable to them.
  • Stornoway – Pray for those in the congregation with serious illnesses.
  • Stranraer –  Give thanks for the two new visitors to the church and another contact that has been made as well.  Please pray for God to be at work in the lives of all 3 of them – and that we’d be able to have further contact with them.

 

22nd-28th November

  • Airdrie & Glasgow –  Pray for these two congregations in lockdown areas for the next three weeks.  Pray for their Sessions as they seek to care for the spiritual health of the congregations in difficult circumstances.
  • North Edinburgh –  Pray for the congregation as they have had a couple families move away for work reasons.  Pray that the Lord would continue to grow the congregation.
  • Stornoway – Continue to pray for the growth of the congregation.
  • Stranraer –  Pray that the Lord would raise up men to be elders.

 

15th-21st November

  • Airdrie –  Pray for their upcoming AGM on Wednesday.  (Annual congregational business meeting)
  • Glasgow –  Continue to pray for the growth of the congregation.
  • North Edinburgh –  Give thanks for their AGM this past week.  Give thanks for the way God continues to bless the congregation.
  • Stornoway – Continue to pray for the growth of the congregation.
  • Stranraer –  Give thanks for the opportunity Stephen has to write an article for the local paper each week.

 

8th-14th November

  • Airdrie –  Give thanks that Girls Group will be resuming online on Friday, and pray that this group would be an encouragement to the girls that attend.
  • Glasgow –  Give thanks for the birth of a new baby girl in the congregation.
  • North Edinburgh –  Continue to pray for the teenagers in the housing scheme who are receiving Bibles and Christian books.
  • Stornoway – Continue to pray for the growth of the congregation.
  • Stranraer –    Continue to pray for the growth of the congregation.
  • Presbytery – Give thanks for the Presbytery meeting that took place this past week.  Give thanks that Mr Sylvester Konteh passed his exams.
  • The Gambia – Pray that funds would be made available, in order that land would be bought & a building constructed as a suitable place of worship in Brikama.

 

1st-7th November

  • Airdrie –  Give thanks for the Session meeting that took place this past week and pray for the elders and Rev. Peter Loughridge as interim moderator as they seek to lead the congregation.
  • Glasgow –  As with so many congregations, please remember those who are unable to see others at this time and that we would be able to find ways of integrating people who have begun to attend when contact has to be so limited.
  • North Edinburgh –  Demi (6) from our church, walked 100 miles during the summer to raise money for Bibles and Christian books for teenagers in our housing scheme. All the books have now arrived and will be going into the homes of 80 kids from the DIME youth club this week. PLEASE PRAY for God to work in amazing ways in the young people and in their families
  • Stornoway – Pray that we might more and more be an outward looking congregation and that we would reach out to those who need Jesus as their Saviour.
  • Stranraer –  Give thanks that the congregation is meeting the criteria set out for its five-year review and praise God for all the encouragements we’ve seen during that time.
  • Presbytery – Pray for the upcoming Presbytery meeting on the 3rd November.
  • The Gambia – Pray for the outreach work in the nurseries, schools, and villages where there is an open door to proclaim the unsearchable riches of Christ.
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