Prayer Focus – November 2020

Please continue to pray for each other, particularly for:
• the elderly members of our fellowship, especially those in care homes, and for those trying to cope at home;
• any who are unwell or undergoing medical treatment, that they may know God’s healing touch and be filled with his peace;
• any experiencing anxiety, loneliness or depression.

For our church, please pray:
• for our ministers, Julie Bradshaw and Joseph Forson, and for the leadership team, for vision and discernment;
• that we may find ways of staying close to each other and encouraging and supporting each other through challenging times;

For our town, please pray:
• for our neighbours and those who live in the community around the church, for their safety and protection, and that we may be able keep in contact with them and share the love of God with them;
• for all who work in the Luton and Dunstable hospital, in local surgeries, in residential care homes, and providing care in the community, for their safety and that they may be given stamina and compassion in their service;

For our nation, please pray:
• for national and local government and scientific advisors, for strength to carry the heavy burden of responsibility and wisdom in making difficult decisions;
• for people living in areas of the country under stricter restrictions, especially those unable to meet up with family members particularly when we enter the period of national restrictions on 5th November;
• that those who are struggling financially will receive the support they need;

For our world, as many nations mark Remembrance Day this month, please pray:
• for peace between nations, especially between Armenia and Azerbaijan;
• for an end to civil war in Syria and Yemen;
• for peace and freedom from violence and terrorism on the streets of the cities of the world.