Daily Prayer Diary JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2019
Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today and forever. Heb. 13:8
Mon
28 Persecuted Church
Continue in prayer for
Our brothers and sisters in Christ living in countries where Christians are continually persecuted often to the point of death.
Open Doors and Release International that God will continue to provide for their work and protect their workers
Tues
29 Ministerial Team
Pray for
Mairisíne during this next week – that she knows God’s love and accepts His will for the outcome of all the Presbyteries voting.
Each nominee for Moderator
Each voting member to only seek God’s will.
Jesus will minister in power, in love and compassion through Mairisíne, David, Meriel and Jo
Wed
30 Congregation
Give thanks for the BB & GB Pantomime, each member of the cast and back stage team.
Pray each young person will understand that it is God who gives and blesses them with their skills and talents.
Pray for Messy Church this Sunday with the focus of Jesus the boy visiting the temple and for each family who will attend
Thurs
31 Christian Aid
Pray for
Their work in 20 of the poorest districts in Bangladesh
The marginalised
The local and national institutions to be more accountable in their decision making.
Give thanks for the success of the ‘Girls Building Bridges’ project in Angola
Fri
1
Feb Micah 6:8 “What does the Lord require of you but to do justice, love kindness and walk humbly with your God”
Pray
– Holy Spirit, open our ears to the cries for justice.
– We recognise, discrimination, oppression and abuse
– We will act to bring hope to others
– We will be salt and light
Sat
2 The Gathering
Pray for
This Presbytery Youth Event being held in our church tonight
Jo and her team will be encouraged by a good response from other denominations.
God will be central in everything that is done in His name.
Our Youth Band leading the worship
Sun
3 P.W. Service
Pray for
Each member taking part
Ruth Cooke the speaker to know Gods anointing
The International Justice Movement of which Ruth is CEO

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH BANGOR
(Registered Charity in Northern Ireland NIC105217)

Sunday 27 January 2019

Our Mission – ‘Passion for Jesus and Compassion for People’

Sunday 27 January
10.30am COMMUNION SERVICE
‘God’s Glory’ – Meriel Pinkerton
7.00pm CBE ‘Book Club’ in the Meeting Place
7.00pm – 9.00pm BTC Small Group for Year 8-14 in the Basement

A warm welcome to all those visiting our Service today.
Please join us for refreshments in the Hub after the service.

This week’s flowers have been placed in the Church by Mrs. M. Cunningham

The Temporary Flower Book is available in the porch for those wishing to place flowers in the Church in 2019. Please confirm your name and date requested.

SUNDAY COFFEE BAR – Some Sundays in March still free. Please add your name to the rota if you can help. Thank you.

COMMUNITY BIBLE EXPERIENCE

For the next 6 weeks we are going on a journey through the whole New Testament together.

So far nearly 260 people have started reading, it’s not too late to join in.

Books are still available in the Hub after the service
today or from the Church Office during the week.

Community Bible Experience Book Clubs meet as arranged. See flyer inside your book for times and places.
If you haven’t yet paid for your book, please forward all money to the church Office as soon as possible.

Tuesday 29 January
CBE Book Club Prayer Room 12noon – 1pm in the Session Room

Wednesday 30 January
OUTREACH COFFEE BAR in the Hub from 10am – 12noon
PRAYER MINISTRY available in the Church Sanctuary from 10am – 12noon
CBE BOOK CLUB meets in the Prayer Room from 2.45pm – 4pm

Thursday 31 January
DORCAS meets in the Hub from 10am – 12noon. All welcome
Sunday 3 February
PRESBYTERIAN WOMEN SERVICE at 10.30am.
Speaker – Ruth Cooke from the International Justice Mission.
3.30pm MESSY CHURCH
7.00pm CBE ‘Book Club’ in the Meeting Place

CHRISTMAS CARD APPEAL – If you would like to recycle any Christmas cards (Christian scenes only) please leave them in the box on the Coffee Bar this week or bring them with you next Sunday (to be used for Messy Church)

ABAANA NEW LIFE CHOIR will be visiting Movilla Presbyterian Church on Saturday 2 February at 7pm to share what God is doing in Uganda through song and dance.

PATHFINDERS – “Exploring More Together”
Pathfinders would like to invite all Men from our Church Family & their Friends to share with us in a tour of the Ulster Rugby Kingspan Stadium Grounds & Nevin Spence Centre, on Friday 8th February 2019. Further details are included in the sign-up sheet on the Hub coffee bar counter. If you are interested in attending, please add your name to this sheet.

PRAYER REQUESTS – If you would like a prayer request, please email your request to prayer@firstbangor.org or complete a prayer card in the Church Foyer or Hub and post it in one of the boxes provided.

A DATE FOR YOUR DIARY
An evening for parents and youth leaders
The Meeting Place, Thursday 7th March, 7.30 -9pm, followed by refreshments.
“DISCIPLESHAPING FAMILIES”
An evening with Graeme Thompson and Ruth Bromley helping parents and youth leaders learn how best to encourage our children and young people to grow up as devoted followers of Jesus.

USHERS for JANUARY
Side Door: Neill Hodgins
Gallery: Hazel Monaghan & Stephen Young
Front Doors: Irene Armstrong, Valerie Miskimmon & Raymond Rea