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Give thanks to the Lord and pray to him. Tell the nations what he has done! Chronicles 16:8

Every month there will be suggestions on this page to direct your prayers for work amongst children and young people in the diocese. If you would like us to pray for your event, activity or group, recruitment or project development, or give thanks for what God has been doing, then please send your request in

April

Give thanks for...

  • The refreshment of all those who attended the volunteer retreat. For God's equipping to carry on the important work with children and young people that they are doing
  • The first aid training across the Diocese.... pray that it never has to be used!!
  • The fun, laughter and learning that has taken place at all the Experience Easter events that churches have put on for schools around the Diocese

Please pray for...

  • the team at St Helen's Church, Welton who are doubling the number of Messy Churches they do this year. That they will have all the resources they need to help people in their community meet God
  • the planning of the Early Years conference in October
  • All those leading services and activities for children and young people over the Easter holidays

May

Give thanks for:

  • All the opportunities to encounter God that churches have offered children and young people over the Easter period
  • The extra funding at Doorways, Saltburn by Sea that has enabled them to employ a youth worker for outreach in the local school
  • Clifton Moor have appointed a Children and family worker
  • Plans for the Early Years Conference in October are coming together

Pray for:

  • All those preparing for exams and tests. That they will know the peace of God in their preparations
  • St Helen's Escrick who are starting a youth worship event and a monthly afternoon family gathering
  • Parish of Huntington, Earswick and New Earswick planning to recruit a children and family worker
  • Jo Charlesworth - Family worker at St Laurence's Scalby, ill in hospital