Prayer Diary

Praying for those around the world

The weekly prayers for Newton Poppleford

A person praying in church

Prayer Diary 15th – 21st April


As we come to the end of the Easter school holiday, we pray for teachers, staff, and pupils, that they have found rest and re-invigoration. We also pray, Lord, that you would you give them energy and wisdom as they serve children and families in our communities, and share the love of the risen Christ with them.


Dear God, we take a moment to remember and give thanks for everything you have done for us, for all the wonders you have performed in our lives and throughout history.
Most of all we thank you for saving us through your son Jesus, may we recount all your wondrous deeds, and share them with others, for your glory.


During Stress Awareness Month, we pray for everyone feeling overwhelmed by stress.
We pray for your supernatural peace and remember Jesus’ invitation to “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.” (Matthew 11:28)


We pray for our families, and give thanks for our brothers and sisters in the church.
We have all been adopted into the family of God, may we be devoted to one another in love, honouring one another above ourselves. (Romans 12:10)


On Early Years Teachers Day, we give thanks for those working in early childhood development, particularly those nurturing Christian values in young children. Help them explore new ways of engaging with children, and sustain them in their vocation.


Tomorrow is World Creativity and Innovation Day, when we celebrate the tapestry of the family of God and all the creativity within it, reflecting our creator God.
Help us to continue to discover new ways to serve the church and to share your Good News with the world.


During the Easter Season, we remember the Great Commission the resurrected Jesus gave his followers:
“Go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them… and teaching them…” (Matt. 28:16-20)
Lord, thank you that you are with us always, give us boldness to share the good news we have received with the whole world.