Daily Prayer Diary APRIL 2019
“Now the Lord is the Spirit and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom”
8 Ministerial Team: Pray for:
Mairisine, David, Meriel and Jo, may the Holy Spirit equip and guide them daily.
The Prayer Ministry team each Sunday and Wednesday morning
Give thanks that Mairisine is feeling better – may the Lord continue to be her strength and shield.
Give thanks for
Each leader and helper and every family represented.
Those who provide the meal.
9 Moderator’s Disaster Appeal
Pray Each congregation will respond generously.
Give thanks For all the Aid Agencies who have responded to this emergency. Also all the medical teams.
Pray for: Every family affected by this cyclone disaster, may they find shelter, food and clean water.
10 Open Doors (OD) “Fear Not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name.” Isaiah 43:1
‘O God my Father, I bring before You my country, Nigeria. Wherever the evil ones have plans, look down on Your children with mercy. All the evil ones, do not destroy them but bring them back to Your path. Let there be peace in our land. Continue to increase our days on earth so we can work and live for You. Amen.
11 PCI Mission in Ireland Deaconesses
Give thanks for the work the Lord is doing through every Deaconess.
Gorton Presbyterian Church
Give thanks for Rev Roger McElrea and his service to the congregation.
Pray for The congregation as they will soon enter a time of Vacancy
Rev Rodney Thomson as vacancy convener.
12 Operation Mobilisation
Give thanks for Pamir Radio, programmes produced by Afghans for Afghans
Facebook Messenger, being used for the Kingdom Work of God, reaching Somalis
“I call on the Lord in my distress, and He answers me” Ps 120:1.
13 Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) South Sudan
Give thanks for The inspirational work MAF facilitate, serving more than 200 partner organisations.
Pray for Pilots Engineers Admin staff and their families
14 Pray for
Preparations for the Holy week Services in Trinity and the guest speaker Pastor Eddy Inglis from England. May God’s presence be felt among all who attend.
May we WORSHIP in SPIRIT and TRUTH.
Reflect on these words…..“He bore our sins and suffered in our place”
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH BANGOR
(Registered Charity in Northern Ireland NIC105217)
Sunday 7 April 2019
Our Mission – ‘Passion for Jesus and Compassion for People’
Sunday 7 April
10.30am MORNING SERVICE – Rev Mairisíne Stanfield
3 – 5pm MESSY CHURCH
7.00pm Course in the Meeting Place – Rev David Stanfield
“Idols and False Gods – Living in a Fallen World”
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 Lynda Thompson
BOOKS FOR SALE
A range of books for children and adults all £1 each available in the Hub while stocks last
FELLOWSHIP GROUPS – 3 week series “Frustrations and False Gods”
Monday 8 April
GIRLS GROUP meet in the manse at 8pm
Tuesday 9 April
FELLOWSHIP GROUP meets in the Session Room at 12 noon
LUNCH CLUB meets at 1pm in the Wilson Hall. All senior members welcome.
Wednesday 10 April
OUTREACH COFFEE BAR in the Hub from 10am – 12noon
PRAYER MINISTRY available in the Church Sanctuary from 10am – 12noon
No Wednesday Prayer Ministry on the dates 17 & 24 April. It will resume on Wednesday 1 May.
FELLOWSHIP GROUP meets in the Prayer Room at 2.45pm
Thursday 11 April
DORCAS meets in the Hub from 10.30am – 12noon. All welcome
Saturday 13 April
INVITATION to a 10th Anniversary Celebration of Thanksgiving and Praise for the ministry of KILTONGA CHRISTIAN CENTRE
At their Storehouse, 9 Enterprise Road, Bangor from 7 – 9pm
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday 14 April
10.30am SPECIAL SERVICE of READINGS & SONGS
7.00pm EVENING WORSHIP in the Meeting Place – Rev David Stanfield
“The Gospel in a Fallen World” (1 Thessalonians 1:2-5, 9-10)
HOLY WEEK SERVICES – TRINITY PRESBYTERIAN
Monday 15th – Friday 19th April 2019
Prayer Room in Trinity available from 7am – 7pm each day.
We have committed to ensure there is prayer cover on Monday 15th and a sign-up sheet is available in the Hub.
Evening services start at 7.30pm – led by different churches each night.
Guest preacher for the week is Pastor Eddy Inglis from England.
On Good Friday we complete our journey through Holy Week with Communion.
The Dawn Service this year will commence at 6am followed by breakfast in the Hub at First Bangor.
Our Easter Sunday morning celebration will be an all-age service at the usual time of 10.30am
SUNDAY COFFEE BAR ROTA (APRIL – JUNE)
Please add your name to the Rota in the Hub if you can help.
USHERS for APRIL
Side Doors: Matt Lynch
Front Porches: Robin Dixon & Mark Hamilton
Gallery: Gordon Cameron & Walter Gilmore