Prayer Points – 22 May 2011

For our GUC Community:

  • We pray for Noeleen Jeffrey whose sister died last weekend and whose son is ill.
  • We pray for people who are facing uncertainty in life, health, and their future.
  • We pray for our church as it ponders its own life and the way we are being led as a Christian Community
  • We pray for our Church Council as it meets this Thursday; for our chairperson Matt, secretary Jenelle, and Treasurer Narelle.
  • We give thanks for the road ahead.

For Presbytery & the wider church: The Presbytery
Pray for:

  • All involved in upcoming events being hosted by the Presbytery, Youth Ministry Unfiltered Conference, Safe Churches Courses, Living Values Uniting Church Leaders Orientation and Mission Shaped Ministry Program
  • Presbytery staff engaged in the preparation of programs, sustaining systems of communication and providing support to congregations
  • All who hold official positions within the Presbytery that they may give spirit led leadership
  • Wisdom for the shaping of a new staff team for 2012, including a new Chairperson and Presbytery Secretary
  • The continued vision of Presbytery to support all congregations in their mission

For our World: Botswana, Zimbabwe
Pray for:

  • The leaders of government and their success in bringing economic progress, education and health care to their people.
  • Landowners and the land workers, and those who are displaced by land reform.
  • Reconciliation between the races in Zimbabwe, leading to a society of equality and respect.
  • AIDS orphans.
  • Hope for those who have little to hope for.