Presbytery Prayer Diary October 2017

October 2017

 “Let us not weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up

Galatians 6:9

Day 1

  Alloa: St. Mungo’s  Rev. Sang Y. Cha

Day 2

Alva Rev. Jim McNeil

Balfron l/w Fintry Rev. Sigrid Marten

Day 3

Balquhidder l/w Killin & Ardeonaig Rev. Dr. Russel Moffat Bridge of Allan Rev. Dan Harper

Day 4

We pray for all Elders & Board members in our congregations.

Day 5

  We give thanks for the hospitality of Callander Kirk for our Presbytery gathering and pray for our Moderator and Clerks as we meet together in a different format and venue.

Day 6

Church and Global Society Committee

Prisons: We give thanks for Prison Chaplains:

 for their love and  support  of inmates and families so that they might find Light in the midst of a dark place.

Day 7

We pray for all Military Chaplains, for those being deployed to places of danger and especially the Chaplains and their families associated with our Presbytery.

Day 8

Stirling University:  Rev. Dr. Janet Foggie, Pioneer Minister

We ask for wisdom and guidance for Janet as she explores matters of faith with students and staff. 

Day 9

Bannockburn: Ladywell Rev. Liz Robertson

 Church in Community Committee

Day 10

Buchanan l/w Drymen Rev. Alex. McPherson

We pray for all rural congregations in our Presbytery.

Day 11

Alloa: Ludgate; Aberfoyle l/w Port of Menteith;

Buchlyvie l/w Gartmore; Callander Kirk ;  

Bannockburn: Allan;  Cowie & Plean;  Dollar l/w Muckhart l/w  Glendevon; Fallin; Killearn; Logie Kirk;  Stirling:St. Mark’s

Keep praying for all our congregations in this time of vacancy.

Day 12

  At a time of so many vacancies, we give thanks for all who support our congregations as Interim Moderators, Locums and Vacancy Advisory Committee members and for those providing pulpit supply. We ask God’s blessing on them.

Day 13

Cambusbarron: The Bruce Memorial Rev. Graham Nash

  Clackmannan Rev. Scott Raby

Day 14

We pray for all in our Presbytery exploring a call to ministry.

Day 15

Dunblane: St. Blane’s l/w Lecropt; Rev. Gary Caldwell

Oversight Committee

Day 16

We pray for all in ministry who are unwell  at this time.

Day 17

Dunblane: The Cathedral Rev. Colin Renwick  

Associate Minister: Rev. Dorothy Anderson  .

Day 18

Gargunnock l/w Kilmadock l/w Kincardine in Menteith

Rev. Andy Campbell; Rev. Lynne Mack, OLM

Day 19

Kippen l/w Norrieston; Rev. Ellen Larson Davidson

We pray especially for the churches of the Carse, that congregations might know they are held in God’s hands.  

Day 20

Logie  Auxiliary Minister: Rev. Anne Shearer

MDS Worker : Mrs Bonnie McDowall 

Day 21

Menstrie  Rev. Maggie Roderick

Sauchie & Coalsnaughton Rev. Margaret Shuttleworth Stewardship Committee

Day 22

Stirling: Allan Park South Rev. Alistair Cowper

Stirling: Church of the Holy Rude l/w Viewfield Erskine

  Rev. Alan Miller

Day 23

We ask a blessing on Stirling Kirks Together as they explore ways of working in unity for the benefit of the city.

Day 24

We pray for our Business Committee

 as they plan for our next meeting as a Presbytery.

Day 25

 Stirling: St. Columba’s  Rev. Alex. Millar

Stirling: St. Mark’s  Deacon: Jean Porter D.C.S.

Day 26

Stirling: St. Ninians Old Rev. Gary McIntyre;

Stirling: North Rev. Scott McInnes

Day 27

Strategy Committee

Day 28

Strathblane Rev. Murdo Campbell

Day 29

Tillicoultry Rev. Alison Britchfield

Tullibody: St. Serf’s  Rev. Drew Barrie

Day 30

Presbytery Chaplain: Rev. Valerie Allen.

Day 31

We celebrate with all congregations with special anniversaries.