Prayer Diary January-March 2019

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1 Prayer Diary January-March 2019 This diary has been compiled to help us pray together for one another and our common concerns. It is also available on the diocesan website both for downloading (PDF) and for viewing. The latter should be updated as new appointments and other changes are announced. A daily prayer update is sent via PrayerMate and Twitter (on the diocesan Each chaplaincy, with the communities it serves, is remembered in prayer once a quarter, following this weekly pattern: Eastern Archdeaconry: Monday, Saturday Archdeaconry of France: Tuesday, Saturday Archdeaconry of Gibraltar: Wednesday, Saturday Italy & Malta Archdeaconry: Friday Archdeaconry of North West Europe: Thursday Swiss Archdeaconry: Friday Archdeaconry of Germany and Northern Europe Nordic and Baltic Deanery: Monday Germany: Saturday On Sundays, we pray for subjects which affect us all (e.g. reconciliation, on Remembrance Sunday), or which have local applications for most of us (e.g. the local cathedral or cathedrals). This will include Diocesan Staff, Churches in Communion and Ecumenical Partners. SUNDAY INTERCESSIONS should, by tradition, include prayer for Bishop Robert and the local Head of State by name. In addition, prayers may also include Bishop David (the Suffragan Bishop) and, among the heads of other states, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the leaders of other countries represented in the congregation. Sources and resources also commended: Anglican Cycle of Prayer World Council of Churches (weekly) and Common Worship Lectionary festivals and commemorations (CW, pp 2-17 or ). Contact Details Please send all comments, additions, updates and prayer requests to Anthony Cummings, or This Prayer Diary is compiled on the basis of information received by 30 November.

2 December Sunday 30 Christmas 1 Pray for Bishop Robert and Bishop David as they lead and pastor the diocese. Pray for the Bishop's Office in Brussels, for Meurig Williams in his role as Bishop's Chaplain and Gail Wilmet as Administrative Secretary. Pray for Elaine Labourel (Director of Reader Ministry) and all those training to be Readers in the diocese. Monday 31 Archdeaconries of Germany and Northern Europe, Eastern: Archdeacon Colin Williams. Vienna: (Also serves Innsbruck, Klagenfurt, Bratislava, Ljubljana, Yerevan, Zagreb) Chaplain: Patrick Curran, Assistants: Mike Waltner, John Barker, CEMES intern Ben O Neill. January Tuesday 1 Aquitaine: (Includes Bertric Buree, Bordeaux, Condom in the Gers, Doudrac, Limeuil Haut, Monteton, Périgueux-Chancelade, Ste Nathalene, Sorges) Chaplain: Anthony Lomas, Assistants: Liz Morris, Charlotte Sullivan, Readers: Janis Adams, Sheila Marshall, Patrick Sturges, Michael Torne, Roger Verrall. Wednesday 2 Archdeaconry of Gibraltar: Archdeacon Geoff Johnston. Gibraltar Cathedral: (Also serves Gibraltar (Port)) Dean: Vacant Thursday 3 Antwerp: Chaplain: Andrew Wagstaff, Reader: Egbert van Groesen. Antwerp Mission to Seafarers. Friday 4 Archdeaconry of Italy and Malta: Archdeacon Vickie Sims. Pray for Vickie in her dual role as chaplain in Milan and volunteer archdeacon. Assisi: Locum Chaplain. Bordighera: (served from Menton, France). Saturday 5 Berlin: Chaplain: Christopher Jage-Bowler. Bonn with Cologne: Chaplain: Michael Bullock, Assistant: Richard Gardiner. Pray for wisdom as we discern the future of the Chaplaincy in the next two years and beyond. Sunday 6 - Epiphany Give thanks for our relationship with the Lutheran Churches of the Porvoo Agreement. Pray for the Porvoo Contact Group and the Lutheran Church in Great Britain. Monday 7 Prague: (Includes Brno, also serves Dresden) Chaplain: Nathanial, Reader: Jack Noonan. Pray for our chaplaincy to grow spiritually, physically and financially, for the growth of our congregation in Brno and for our youth fellowship. Tuesday 8 Archdeaconry of France: Archdeacon Meurig Williams. Beaulieu-sur-Mer: Chaplain: Anthony Ingham. Biarritz: Chaplain: Vacant.

3 Wednesday 9 Casablanca: Chaplain: Medhat Sabry. Tangier: Chaplain: Dennis Obidiegwu. Thursday 10 Brugge, Knokke, Ostend: Chaplain: Augustine Nwaekwe. Pray for all who are attending the discernment weekend in London (25-27 January); for those in our parishes who suffer from loneliness or mental health problems. Friday 11 Florence: (Also serves Siena, Bologna) Chaplain: William Lister, Deacon: Giampaolo Pancetti, Reader: Maria Makepeace. Genova: Chaplain: Tony Dickinson. Pray for: British citizens resident in Liguria (and Ligurians resident in the UK) during the Brexit endgame; migrant members of the congregation as the Italian government changes the rules governing residence; the impact of the proposed Diocesan Financial Plan on chaplaincies already struggling to make ends meet. Saturday 12 Brittany: (Includes: Huelgoat, Ploërmel, Rostrenen) Chaplain: Robin Adams, Readers: Laura Hillman, Robin Hillman, Alan Mason, Guy Barnard. Pray for: those preparing for confirmation; our new worship location in Redon; a reformation, renewal and revival of the Church of England; the development of home bible study groups and ALPHA. Cannes: Chaplain: Giles Williams, Readers: David Sinclair, Christine Williams. Pray for fund-raising for a trip to Uganda with nine of our young people in July (mainly to pay for the air-tickets) and our Christianity Explored Course beginning on 26th February. Sunday 13 Epiphany 2 Pray for the Lusitanian Church, Bishop Jorge Pina Cabral. Pray for the Church of Denmark and the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Estonia. Monday 14 Copenhagen: (Also serves Aarhus) Chaplain: Smitha Prasadam, Readers: Professor Ursula Sonnewald, Victoria Wadsworth-Hansen, Graeme Lloyd-Roberts. Tallinn: Chaplain: Gustav Piir. Tuesday 15 Chantilly: Chaplain: Sarah Tillet. Pray for our opportunities to work with refugees and our relationship with a specific local community; for our recent commitment to donate food regularly to the Chantilly food bank and our relationship with them; for God s guidance as we consider our environmental footprint as a church and how we are being led to become more environmentally responsible. Dinard: Chaplain: Vacant. Wednesday 16 Barcelona: (Also serves Andorra) Chaplain: John Chapman. Nerja and Almuñécar: Chaplain: Nigel Thomas. Thursday 17 Archdeaconry of North-West Europe: Archdeacon Paul Vrolijk. Brussels: Associate Chaplain: John Wilkinson, Assistant: Fiona Simon, Deacon: Jean-Bosco Turahirwa, Readers: Jennifer Le Jeune, David Fieldsend, Heather Roy, Grace West, Arttu Makipaa, CEMES intern Mark Van Eker.

4 Friday 18 - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (until 25 January) Malta and Gozo: (Includes: Sliema, Valletta, also serves: Gozo) Senior Chaplain: Simon Godfrey, Reader: David Felgate. Saturday 19 Algarve: (Includes: Almancil, Praia Da Luz, Tavira, Gorjões) Chaplain: Reid Hamilton, Assistant: Robert Kean, Readers: Fiona Mayes, Eckart Floether, Maureen Kyle, Robert Kelly. Greater Lisbon: (Includes: Estoril, Lisbon) Chaplain: Frank Sawyer. Sunday 20 Epiphany 3 Pray for the Spanish Episcopal Reformed Church, Bishop Carlos López-Lozano. Pray for the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland. Monday 21 Helsinki: (Also serves Tallinn, Tampere, Turku, Kuopio, White Nile) Chaplain: Tuomas Mäkipää, Assistants: David Oliver, Amos Manga, Readers: Geoffrey Phillips, Keith Battarbee, John Mills, Emmanuel Eneh. Tuesday 22 Dunkirk, The Mission to Seafarers: Chaplain: Phil Edell. Fontainebleau: Chaplain: Elisabeth Dean. Pray for our Chaplaincy Council Planning Day (January 26 th ) and our ACM (March 31 st ). Grenoble: Chaplain: Bob Hurley. Wednesday 23 Costa Almeria and Costa Calida: (serves Mojácar, Llanos and Aljambra) Chaplain: Vincent Oram, Assistant: Alan Bennett, Reader: Duncan Burr. [Pray for opportunities and wisdom in developing new centres of worship. Pray for our dedication festivals. Pray for Bible study groups and development of new ones and of nurture groups for those exploring faith.] Costa Azahar: (Includes Alcossebre, Vinaros, L'Ampolla) Chaplain: Louis Darrant, Readers: Jennifer Hoskins, Paul Turner. Pray for French Riviera Churches clergy meeting for a chapter lunch today. Thursday 24 Ghent: (Also serves Ghent (Port)) Chaplain: Stephen Murray. Belgium and Luxembourg Deanery: Area Dean Stephen Murray. Friday 25 Milan: (Also serves Cadenabbia (Lake Como), Varese) Chaplain: Vickie Sims, Reader: Angela Mirani (Varese). Prayers for Caddenabia: for our AGM, decisions will have to be made about ongoing activities and matters carried over from 2018; for reappointment or new appointments of Churchwardens; for the outreach of the Church to visitors and residents of the Lake Area. Saturday 26 Düsseldorf: (Also serves Essen) Chaplain: Stephen Walton. Please pray for Life Explored (evangelistic course) starting in January - that many will come to know Christ through it. Freiburg-im-Breisgau: Chaplain: Christopher Parsons. Pray that God will help us to speak openly and honestly about difficult topics in faith and with much love; for our Celtic-styled worship series as we discern God s call to us to be faithful people in Freiburg. Sunday 27 Epiphany4 Pray for the Episcopal Church Europe (ECUSA), Bishop Pierre Whalon.

5 Monday 28 Corfu: Chaplain: Jules Wilson, Reader: Jackie Dallos. Tuesday 29 La Manche: (Includes Gratot Hommëel, Virey) Chaplain: Vacant, Reader Mary Jackson. Le Gard: Chaplain: Stafford Low, Reader: Brenda McFarlane Forsyth Juntunen Lille: (serves Arras) Chaplain: Debbie Flach, Readers: Paul Ellender, Suzanne Bray. Pray for our new study and nurture groups recently started and that our ecumenical ministry here in Lille will see ever more growth and unity. Wednesday 30 Costa Blanca: (Includes Albir, Calpe, El Campello, Dénia, Jávea, Gandia, La Fustera) Chaplains: Marcus Ronchetti, James Booker, Rodney Middleton, Donald Witts: Readers: Ken Cornforth, Stephen Carden. Thursday 31 Leuven: Chaplain: Jack McDonald, CEMES intern Ilse Swart. Liège: Chaplain: Paul Yiend. Mons International Chapel Centre: Chaplain: Senior Chaplain. February Friday 1 Naples: (Also serves Bari) Chaplain: Jonathan Backhouse. Pray for our ongoing Alpha courses, for obstacles in the way of people coming and hearing to be removed, for the Holy Spirit to speak to everyone. Pray also for several ongoing building issues. Orvieto: Saturday 2 - Candlemas Monte Carlo: Chaplain: Lawrence MacLean, Readers: Mary de Vachon, Frank Megginson. Strasbourg: Chaplain: Mark Barwick, Reader: David Cowley, Catherine Emezie. Pray that we discern rightly future decisions about our meeting space and strengthening our ecumenical cooperation. Sunday 3 5 th Sunday before Lent Pray for the Greek Orthodox Church and for the Archbishop of Canterbury's Apokrisiarios to the Archbishop of Athens and All Greece. Monday 4 Greater Athens: (Includes Athens (St Paul), Kifissia, Andros, Nafplion, Crete, also serves Thessaloniki, Patras) Chaplain: Leonard Doolan, Assistant (Crete): Bruce Bryant-Scott, Deacon: Christine Saccali, Reader: Sherry Angelis. Pray for Bruce as he settles into ministry in a new country, new diocese, and new province of the Anglican Communion, and as he leads the chaplaincy on Crete in discerning God's mission for them. Tuesday 5 Lorgues with Feyence: Chaplain: Peter Massey. Loudon: Lyon: Chaplain: Ben Harding, Readers: Keith Burrell, Tim Evans, CEMES intern Jonty Brawn.

6 Wednesday 6 Costa Brava: (Includes Madremanya, Pau, Sant Ampeli) Chaplain: Rachel Shock, Reader Sharon Grant. Costa del Sol West: (Includes San Pedro, Sotogrande) Chaplain: Adrian Low, Reader: Barry Mason. Thursday 7 Tervuren: Chaplain: Simon Tyndall, Assistant: Nathan Gregory, Reader: Ann Tyndall, CEMES intern Sharon Ejinkonye. Pray for our Guest Services (we aim to hold 6 a year) which are intentional about encouraging our congregation to invite their friends & colleagues to join us; with coffee & croissants beforehand & liturgy & content aimed at those who are less familiar with church! Ypres (Ieper): Chaplain: Gillian Trinder. Pray for France Archdeaconry Committee meeting today Friday 8 Padova: Chaplain: vacant, Readers: Michael Udeagbara, Charles Onwukwe. Sicily: (includes Palermo, Taormina, Randazzo) Chaplain: Vacant. Saturday 9 Madeira: Chaplain: Vacant, Reader: William Weston. Porto: (Includes Ponte de Lima) Chaplain: Philip Bourne, Assistant: Robert Chavner, Reader: Judith Murray. Following our vision day in January, please pray for the Chaplaincy Council as they develop a Mission Action Plan and begin to make important decisions for the future of St James Church and its ministry in northern Portugal. Sunday 10 4 th Sunday before Lent Pray for Bishop Robert and Bishop David with their constant travelling. Pray for the Diocesan Office in London and all those who work there and for the Safeguarding team. Pray for William Gulliford (DDO); for those training for ordained ministry. Pray and give thanks for the work of the Friends (Secretary: Jeanne French) Monday 11 Budapest: Chaplain: Frank Hegedus. Zalaszanto: Associate Chaplain: Denis Moss. Tuesday 12 Maisons Lafitte: Chaplain: Olaf Eriksson, Readers: Richard Medcalf, Marie-Claire Eriksson. Marseilles: (serves: Aix-en-Provence and Oppéde in the Luberon) Interim Chaplains: Steve and Sue Goodwin. Assistant clergy: Patrick Cassidy, Malcolm Dodd, David Pickering and John Smith, Readers: Jane Quarmby, Christine Portman, Ordinand: Roxana Teleman. Please pray for spiritual renewal and for the future financial viability of the chaplaincy. Wednesday 13 Costa del Sol East: (Includes Calahonda, Benalmadena Costa, Coin, Fuengirola (Los Boliches), Alhaurín El Grande) Chaplain: Vacant, Reader: Caroline MacFarlane. Pray for us during our vacancy, that we be led into the future by the Holy Spirit. Fuerteventura: Chaplain: Bob Horrocks, Assistant: Judie Horrocks. Please pray for the growth and expansion of our "On the Vine" monthly Fresh Expression based around a fellowship meal. Thursday 14 Luxembourg: Chaplain: Geoffrey Read. [We give thanks for the opportunities for inviting people to services and events during this quarter. Please pray for Geoff (Chaplain), Simon & Philippa (Wardens) and the Church Council as we move forward with Mission Action Planning.]

7 Friday 15 Rome: (Also serves Macerata) Chaplain: vacant. Pray for Fr Luciano Bruno and his ministry in Città del Pieve and Macerata and amongst the Italian-speaking congregation in Rome. The Anglican Centre Rome in Rome: Director and The Archbishop of Canterbury's Representative to the Holy See: Bernard Ntahoturi. Saturday 16 Hamburg: Chaplain: Leslie Nathaniel. Heidelberg: Chaplain: Locum Clergy, Reader: Rosemary Selle. Pray that our young adults' group may soon be restarted. Pray for our churchwardens Michelle and Petrina, busy booking locum clergy in the third year now, and that we may soon have a new priest-in-charge. Sunday 17 3 rd Sunday before Lent Pray for the Old Catholic Churches of the Union of Utrecht, Archbishop Joris Vercammen. Pray for the Evangelical Lutheran Churches of Iceland, Latvia and Lithuania. Monday 18 Reykjavik: Chaplain: Bjarni Thor Bjarnason. Riga: Chaplain: Jana Jeruma-Grinberga. Tuesday 19 Midi Pyrénées and Aude: (Includes Alet les Bains, Brens, Cahors, Caylus, Tarn, Toulouse, Valence d' Agen): Chaplain: Dan Langdon-Griffiths, Assistants: June Hutchinson, Anthony Jewiss, Readers: Peter Gibbs, Janet Varty, Clive Billenness, Linda Billenness, Malcolm Rigley. Wednesday 20 Ibiza and Formentera: (Includes Sant Rafael, Santa Eulàlia, Jesús, Es Caná, Formentera) Chaplain: vacant. Thanks for Peter Pimentel s ministry on the island and prayers for him and Sue as they adjust to retirement. Pray that God would provide us with all the locums that we need and, in His perfect timing, just the right chaplain to shepherd our flock here on our beautiful island. Pray for General Synod meeting in London (until 23 rd) Thursday 21 Amsterdam: (Includes Amsterdam City Centre, Heiloo, Amsterdam Zuidoost, Amsterdam South) Chaplain: Alan Strange, Assistant: Francis Blight. Amsterdam Community OZ100: Priest: Rik Florentinus Schiphol Airport and the chaplains ministry team. Friday 22 Venice: (Also serves Aviano, Trieste) Chaplain: Malcolm Bradshaw. Saturday 23 The Touraine: (Includes Savigny-en-Veron, Tours) Chaplain: John Neal. The Vendee: (Also serves La Chapelle Achard, Puy de Serre, La Chapelle Palluau) Chaplain: Vacant, Reader: John Matthews. Sunday 24 2 nd Sunday before Lent Pray for the Church of Norway. Give thanks and pray for our fellowship with the French Lutheran and Reformed Churches (Reuilly Common Statement).

8 Monday 25 Norway: (includes Bergen, Drammen, Kristiansand, Oslo, Stavanger, Tromsö, Trondheim) Senior Chaplain: Darren McCallig, Assistants: Kirk Weisz, Peter Hogarth, Readers: Iris Evans-Bjørnø, Priscilla Beck, Susan Boyd. Tuesday 26 Menton: Chaplain: Vacant. Nice: (serves Vence) Chaplain: Peter Jackson. Wednesday 27 La Palma: Chaplain: Vacant. Lanzarote: (Includes: Playa Blanca, Puerto del Carmen, Nazaret) Chaplain: vacant. Thursday 28 Arnhem-Nijmegen: Locum Chaplain: Jos Strengholt. Eindhoven: Chaplain: Francis Noordanus, Assistant: Barbara Noordanus, Reader: Jan Waterschoot. Pray for: progress in working out how to reach, gather and disciple teenagers within our congregation who live with multiple demands in a secular society; real conversions to Christ. March Friday 1 Archdeaconry of Switzerland: Archdeacon Adèle Kelham. Basel: Chaplain: Hilary Jones, Assistants: Anne Lowen, Russell Hilliard, Reader: Nigel Spencer. Pray for our 24/7 prayer initiative over the weekend of 8th to 9th, that many people will get involved and that it will have a positive impact upon the life of the church. Berne: Chaplain: Vacant, Assistant: Mark Pogson, Reader: Archana Jacob. Saturday 2 Las Palmas (Gran Canaria): (Also serves Playa del Ingles, Puerto de Mogan) Chaplain: vacant. Sunday 3 Last Sunday before Lent Give thanks and pray for our fellowship with the German Protestant Churches (Evangelische Kirche Deutschland) (Meissen Declaration). Monday 4 Warsaw: (also serves Cracow, Gdansk) Chaplain: David Brown. Tuesday 5 Paris St George: (Also serves Caen) Chaplain: Mark Osborne, Assistants: Andrew Bigg, Nicolas Razafindratsima. Paris St Michael: Chaplain: Jonathon Clark, Reader: Andrew Wallace-Burnett. Wednesday 6 Ash Wednesday Madrid: Chaplain: Paul Ormrod, Reader: Celia Paterson. Thursday 7 Haarlem: Chaplain: Vacant, Reader: Jaap Theunisz. The Hague: Chaplain: Vacant, Assistant: Guy Diakiese.

9 Friday 8 Geneva: Chaplain: Alexander Gordon. La Côte: (Includes Divonne-les-Bains (France)) Chaplain: Carolyn Cooke, Assistant Chaplain: Julia Chambeyron. Pray for Carolyn as Diocesan Advisor for Women s Ministry. Saturday 9 Leipzig: Chaplain: Martin Reakes-Williams Stuttgart: Chaplain: Kara Werner. [We seek God s wisdom in strategic use of all our resources and most specifically a renewed vision for the next phase of our work amongst migrants in Stuttgart.] British Army Garrison Churches and their Chaplains. Sunday 10 Lent 2 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. Monday 11 Bucharest: (Also serves Sofia) Chaplain: Paul Goodridge. Belgrade: (Also serves Skopje) Chaplain: Robin Fox. Kyiv: Chaplain: Vacant. Locum: Paul Fremont. Odessa Mission to Seafarers. Tuesday 12 Pas de Calais: (Includes Boulogne-sur-Mer, Calais, Hesdin) Chaplain: Kirrilee Reid, Reader: Mary Wood. Pau: Chaplain: Robert Dennis, Reader: John Errey. Wednesday 13 Malaga: (Includes: Velez-Málaga, Salinas) Chaplain: Paul Wignall, Assistant: Doreen Cage. Please pray for our developing multi-national and ecumenical ministry serving the great city of Malaga, the town of Vélez-Malaga and the many small communities in our part of the province. Menorca: (Also serves Cala en Porter, Ciutadella) Chaplain: Paul Strudwick. Thursday 14 Maastricht: Chaplain Barbara Noordanus. Pray that the church may grow in spiritual depth and in numbers and especially in people able to take up the service of children's ministry or welcoming. Rotterdam: Chaplain: Jenni Pridmore, Deacon: Humayun Sunil, Reader: Grada Schadee. Missions to Seafarers Rotterdam and Schiedam: Chaplain: Dennis Woodward Friday 15 Lausanne: Chaplain: Christine Bloomfield, Reader: Angela Fall. Lugano: Chaplain: Nigel Gibson. Saturday 16 Vernet-les-Bains: Chaplain: David Phillips. Versailles: (Also serves Gif sur Yvette (Chevry)) Chaplain: Dale Hanson. Sunday 17 Lent 2 Pray for the Russian Orthodox Church. Monday 18 Moscow: Chaplain: Malcolm Rogers. St Petersburg: Chaplain: Vacant.

10 Tuesday 19 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: Paul Knight, Readers: Catherine Chambers, Geoffrey Cornwall, Richard Beech, Martin Sewell, John Matthews, Elisabeth Barnett, Carolyn Carter. Wednesday 20 Mallorca: (includes Palma-de-Mallorca, Puerto Pollensa, Cala d'or, Puerto Soller, Cala Bona) Chaplains: David Waller, Nigel Stimpson, Reader: Linda Cade. Thursday 21 Twente: (Weldam, Goor) Chaplain: Brian Rodford. Missions to Seafarers Vlissingen: Chaplain: Vacant. Voorschoten: Chaplain: Ruan Crew, Reader: Anthony Cummings, Ordinand: Matt Thijs. Pray for Ruan as the Area Dean of The Netherlands. On 31st March we are celebrating our 40th birthday as a church. Bishop Robert and Helen will be joining us. We give thanks for God's faithfulness over many years. Friday 22 Montreux: (Also serves Anzère, Gstaad, Monthey) Chaplain: Vacant. Vevey: (Also serves Château D'Oex, Neuchâtel) Chaplain: Clive Atkinson. Saturday 23 Torrevieja: (Includes Campoverde, Cristo Resucitado, Calasparra, Lago Jardín, La Siesta, Los Balcones, San Fulgencio, La Manga) Chaplain: Richard Seabrook, Readers: Roger Harrison, Peter Smith, Ginny Smith. Sunday 24 Lent 3 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. Monday 25 Gothenburg: Chaplain: David Bruce. Stockholm: Chaplain: Nicholas Howe, Reader: Pamela Henderson. Ankara: Chaplain: Mohammed Eghtedarian, Assistant: Ebrahim Ahmadinia. Tuesday 26 Saint Pargoire: Chaplain: Roger Smith. St Raphaël: Chaplain: Tom Wilson. Pray for our congregation, as it ebbs and flows over the course of the year, that all who regard us as their spiritual home in the south of France may continue to support our ministry to those seeking an inclusive, welcoming, English speaking congregation; that our initiatives in Christian education, including our monthly bible study and Communion service, our Film, Faith and Fellowship activities, and our Sunday worship may inspire people to continue to worship with us. Wednesday 27 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: (includes Puerto de la Cruz) Chaplain: Paula Clifford.

11 Thursday 28 Utrecht: (Also serves Groningen, Zwolle, Amersfoort) Chaplain: David Phillips, Associate Chaplain (Groningen): Sam Van Leer, Assistant Chaplain (Amersfoort): Grant Crowe, CEMES intern Erik Heemkerk. Friday 29 Zurich: (Also serves Baden, Zug, St Gallen) Chaplain: Paul Brice, Reader: Marcel Benedict. Swiss seasonal chaplaincies: Interlaken, Kandersteg, Murren, St Moritz, Wengen, Zermatt. Saturday 30 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. We give thanks for Bishop Robert s visit in February and pray for those baptized, confirmed and received into the Church of England. Pray for the Syrian Orthodox bishops, clergy, monks and nuns, and people of South East Turkey, and in particular the monasteries of Mar Gabriel and Deirulzeferen, and the Tur Abdin area. Sunday 31- Lent 4 / Mothering Sunday Pray for Bishop Robert and Bishop David as they lead and pastor the diocese. Pray for the Bishop's Office in Brussels, for Meurig Williams in his role as Bishop's Chaplain and Gail Wilmet as Administrative Secretary. Pray for Elaine Labourel (Director of Reader Ministry) and all those training to be Readers in the diocese.