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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

March 2019

"...may [God] equip you with all you need for doing his will. May he produce in you, through the power of Jesus Christ, every good thing that is pleasing to him." Hebrews 13:21a NLT

Give thanks for...

  • A great evening hearing about how to engage with the Bible and young people with Tim Gough
  • A really successful Christingle at Beverley Minster
  • For all the young people who attended the Dare to Dream event in Bishopthorpe and went away inspired
  • For the positive response to the developing Children and Youth strategy presentation at Diocesan Synod on the 16th and pray that churches will get involved

Please pray for:

  • For all those attending the training at St Andrew's, Kirk Ella on the 20th, that they will feel equipped in supporting families as they disciple their children
  • That lots of people will capture the vision of sharing the good news with the 95% of children and young people who have no connection with the church through the event in Hull on the 20th
  • Children's and family workers attending the network meeting in York. For refreshment, and inspiration
  • St James' Little Angels - which has started well but would like more people to come
  • That the community projects at St Oswald and St Chad's are able to recruit a cook to free up the deacon for more time to talk to and pray with families that attend the lunch club
  • Forest of Galtres Benefice - planning to run Messy Church again in 2019
  • A male leader for a new boy's group at St Laurence Church, Scalby
  • Northallerton Benefice - an additional youth leader to support the growing work amongst young people there
  • For the Good Friday community event at St Barnabas, Linthorpe, Middlesbrough

April

Please pray for...

  • All those attending the volunteer retreat. That they will encounter God in new and refreshing ways