November Prayer for Christian Service

Monday November 6th, 4 – 5 pm

 

Chapel of Unity

Coventry Cathedral

 

Come and hear about, and pray for, Betel UK, whose mission is to bring long-term freedom and restoration to lives broken by drug and alcohol abuse, accomplishing this by building values, skills and character through living, working and worshipping together in a caring Christian community.

 

Introduced by: Timon Robins

 

All welcome!

 

More information: John Lloyd (Co-Chair, Chapel of Unity Joint Council) 02476 413004                       [email protected]

October Prayer Points – Langley House Trust

A few prayer requests arising from Philip Gay’s visit to Prayer for Christian Service last Monday:
For a breakthrough with communities to break down barriers regarding integration of offenders into society
For perseverance to enable offenders to live crime-free
For churches to be encouraged to use the resources available on the Prisons Week (October 8 – 14) website  i.e. www.prisonsweek.org

October Prayer for Christian Service

Monday October 2nd, 4 – 5 pm
Chapel of Unity

Come and hear about, and pray for, Langley House Trust, which supports adult male and female offenders and those at risk of offending by delivering a range of specialist services – enabling them to make positive life changes and live crime-free.

Introduced by: Philip Gay

(Donor Relationship Manager)

All welcome!

More information: John Lloyd (Co-Chair, Chapel of Unity Joint Council) 02476 413004                       [email protected]

September Prayer Point – Jesus Centre

Ann Hawker and Julie engaged us in prayer for the work of the Jesus Centre.

Prayer points:

  • Mohammed, victim of a baseball attack, leaving him with epilepsy and other life-changing injuries, now missing
  • Ash, living on the streets, unresponsive in social interaction, on drugs, with mental health issues
  • ESOL work
  • Practical needs: casual clothing (80% of clients are male), sleeping bags, toiletries (especially small items), carrier bags, blankets
  • Need to reallocate job allocations for the ten staff-members (all bar one are part-time)
  • The Green Pastures housing venture
  • For a café manager

 

 

September Prayer for Christian Service

Monday September 4th, 4 – 5 pm
Chapel of Unity

Come and hear about, and pray for, the Coventry Jesus Centre, which offers friendship and help to all, regardless of their faith or lack of it. Services include support groups and skills classes as well as a small community café, and a drop-in for those in vulnerable accommodation or other particular need.
Introduced by: Ann Hawker
(Services Manager)
All welcome!

More information: John Lloyd (Co-Chair, Chapel of Unity Joint Council)
02476 413004 [email protected]

July Prayer Points – Carriers of Hope

July 2017

 

Sue Sampson informed us about the history and range of the Carriers of Hope charity, working with destitute asylum-seekers and refugees to provide practical necessities and friendly support.

 

Prayer points:

 

  • Praise God for all volunteers and helpers, and also for the timely gift by a businessman of a large warehouse and financial support to pay bills
  • For the wherewithal to provide school uniforms for children for the next school year
  • For the planned seaside day trip for volunteers (including former refugees now working for the charity)
  • For positive outcomes for those seeking leave to stay: Godfrey, JU, Regina. Aida, Sibo, Lilian and Laurent
  • For someone able, qualified and dynamic to take over from Sue as overall manager and for a source of permanent funding to finance this
  • For more “Donors of the Week” to boost finances
  • For fit and able-bodied volunteers to e.g. move furniture

 

 

July Prayer for Christian Service

Monday July 3rd, 4 – 5 pm

Chapel of Unity
Coventry Cathedral

Come and hear about, and pray for,
Carriers of Hope
– offering practical support, personal and household items,
and a friendly welcome to needy families in the Coventry area

Introduced by: Sue Sampson
(Project Manager)

All welcome!

More information: John Lloyd (Co-Chair, Chapel of Unity Joint Council)
02476 413004 [email protected]

June Prayer Points – Radio Plus

Tim Coleman gave us a lot of information about his personal spiritual journey, culminating in the setting up of Radio Plus, offering “pre-evangelism” to 16-35 year olds within a 11-12 km radius of Coventry, and a signposting service for people in need.

 

Prayer points:

 

  • For Tim and Jackie, getting married on June 10th
  • For ongoing service during the period of Tim’s 3-month sabbatical
  • For a sustainable future for the radio station
  • For Tim as he seeks God’s guidance for the future
  • For the trustees and staff during the next 3-4 months’ testing time
  • For guidance for the programme makers and presenters as they seek to find the best ways to reach their target audience
  • For the churches to catch the vision of the potential of Radio Plus
  • For the “Routes to Employment” job-readiness and media training course, specifically tailored to the needs of those currently out of work or training in the community.

 

 

June Prayer for Christian Service

Prayer for Christian Service

Monday June 5th, 4 – 5 pm

Chapel of Unity
Coventry Cathedral

We will hear about, and pray for,
Radio Plus 101.5FM,
a community radio station serving Coventry,
a voice for the city churches,
provider of media training for unemployed young people.

Introduced by: Tim Coleman
(Radio Plus Station Manager)

All welcome!

More information: John Lloyd (Co-Chair, Chapel of Unity Joint Council)
02476 413004 [email protected]

May Prayer for Christian Service

Monday May 8th, 4 – 5 pm

Chapel of Unity
Coventry Cathedral

We will hear about, and pray for, the Street Pastors, who patrol the city centre every Friday and Saturday night between 10.00pm and 3.00am. “We are there to care for, listen to and help people who are out and about. Our aim is to ensure their safety.”

Introduced by: Isabel McIntyre
(Coordinator, Coventry Street Pastors)

All welcome!

More information: John Lloyd (Co-Chair, Chapel of Unity Joint Council)
02476 413004 [email protected]