# Our Church Family Pray that the joy of Christ would remain prominent in the hearts of those now in aged care facilities – Irene Komcincko at Martyn Claver, Mary Broome in Morven Gardens, John Aitkens at Wahroonga, Jessie Macaulay in Pitt Town and Claire Jones in Bathurst. Pray for Warwick & Sue Atkinson, also Dagmar & Hugh Rees, Bill & Trishy Smith and Sue Groves as they all deal with health issues.
# Pray for Care and Share’s ministry and for the outreach service they provide.
# Pray for our Growth Groups, seven in all, meeting somewhere in the Parish each day of the week during school terms. Pray for the leaders as they study and help all who attend to see the gospel message clearly.
# Pray for the Men’s Coffee Morning and the Ladies Coffee Morning both held in Mt Victoria for the whole Parish and for the monthly Women’s Business Group held in St Peter’s hall and the Monthly Morning Tea at Hartley in the Lolly Shop, as we reach out to others in the community.

Our Sunday Ministry # Pray for Tim as he brings us God’s Word that by the Holy Spirit, the Word will challenge and change us. Pray for all who visit any services that they will feel welcome and seek to learn more.
# Pray for all who enrich our worship through song, Bible readings, prayers, provision of morning and afternoon teas, supper, and the welcoming of the newcomer.
# Pray for Michelle Seers making Jesus known in her various roles. Pray for her health and wellbeing. Pray for the many situations she has in the Parish overseeing activities with women and young people.

Our Committees and Parish Council # Pray that our meetings will see us thanking the Lord for guidance, growth and provision.  Praise God that a replacement for Peter Harvey as Treasurer of the Parish has been found and also someone has volunteered to take over the Web Page from Nancy Irving. Ask for the Lord’s blessing on both Peter and Nancy for the work they have both done to keep this essential work going. Pray for the AGM’s coming up in the New Year that people will be willing and able to serve on the new committees.

Missions
 
# S asks for your prayers after 7 years in the Middle East and all she has done and learnt there, the move back to Australia, while exciting is also hard. Pray for the contacts she has had in her time there and that God will supply others to take her place.  Pray for Sarah and Warwick as the time for their wedding draws near, ask for guidance for them both as they seek God’s direction for their future together 
 # Pray for Neil & Inge May, Pray for health, protection and energy as Ingre & Neil live and work in a challenging environment. Pray that the time they will spend with family over Christmas in Germany will be uplifting, refreshing and full of joy.
# Pray for Philip & Elke Knight, for Annabella and Lilly. Pray that end of year events will go well and remind people of the true meaning of Christmas. Pray for those who have heard the word in Port Hedland and will leave at the end of the year, that they will find a connection with another church wherever they go next for the work they do
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# Pray for Mark Muss in the very demanding ministry he has at Lithgow Correctional Centre, Pray for Mark’s health and wellbeing and that he will feel the Holy Spirit’s uplifting power as he copes with all that this position requires of him. Pray for all chaplains in both prison and hospital situations, pray for good health, strength and commitment.

Mission more locally
 
# Pray for Archbishop Glenn Davies leading us all in the way of the Lord. 
# Pray too for Bishop Ivan Lee, for strength in mind, body and spirit.
# Pray too for Tim McIver, Jodie, and their children in their ministry in our parish.
# Pray fro Michelle Seers making Jesus known in her various roles

Our Children’s Ministry
 
# Pray for School Scripture lessons and for the changes that are being introduced into our schools. Pray for the children as they come to Scripture classes, that they will know that our Heavenly Father loves them. Pray too that those young lives will be formed in Christ. Give thanks for all the scripture teachers and pray for them. Pray for safety for all the children the Parish has contact with over the holiday season.

# Pray for the Playcentre as young families make contact with the gospel. Thank God for those who lead and those who help with the Playcentre at St Aidan’s.
# Pray for Kids Club in Mt Victoria, also for the Kids Club at Blackheath and the Imprint Youth group also in Blackheath as the leaders seek to bring Jesus as Saviour and Lord to children and young people.

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