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]

April Prayer Points

April 2017

 

Jean Perry (Outreach and Development Worker) told us about the various support services and opportunities offered by Warwick Road URC.  She identified these items for prayer:

 

  • For volunteers to come forward from the church’s links with Life Path
  • For a set-up suitable for life-skills training to benefit the volunteers
  • For the “Friends at Warwick Road” leaflets to encourage people to take the first steps towards faith, using the principle of “belonging before believing”
  • For those who come to “Soul Space”: a support group for people suffering from stress or anxiety, and for the rebuilding of links with Coventry and Warwickshire Mind
  • For plans for the Quiet Day in June
  • For distressed people who come into the café, some with multiple needs e.g. “the homeless lady”.

April Prayers for Christian Service

Monday April 3rd, 4 – 5 pm

Hear about, and pray for, a place of welcome for all at Warwick Road Church Centre offering, with no strings attached, ways to help people feel they belong to a friendly and supportive community, whatever their circumstances or background.

Introduced by: Jean Perry (Outreach and Development Worker Warwick Road Church Centre)

All welcome!

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

 

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March Prayer Points

Coventry Centre Manager for CAP (Chistians Against Poverty) told us about his work in helping people deal with financial problems and indebtedness.

Prayer pointers:

  • Ian covers the whole of Coventry (230, 000 homes), so asks for finance to support another person to help him
  • For wisdom for Ian when dealing with clients, especially for those difficult to love in Christ, to know when to walk away from, or challenge, people
  • For more people to pray at times when he is visiting clients (he has 20 so far)
  • For more people to befriend and support clients

March Prayer for Christian Service

 

Prayer for Christian Service

Monday March 6th, 4 – 5 pm

Chapel of Unity

Coventry Cathedral

 

Come and hear about CAP (Christians Against Poverty), who are “passionate about releasing people in our nation from a life sentence of debt, poverty, unemployment and addiction. Working with the church we bring good news, hope and freedom to people in the UK.”

Introduced by: Ian Burton (Centre Manager, Coventry CAP)

All welcome!

More information: John Lloyd (Co-Chair, Chapel of Unity Joint Council)

02476 413004 [email protected]