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St Matthew's Church

Donnington Wood

Telford

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Prayers This Week


Let us pray to God, who alone makes us dwell in safety:

For those who are guiding our nation at this time, shaping national and local policies, that they may act wisely and with compassion.


For all who live and work in Donnington, Donnington Wood and the Humbers, that we may work together to build a supportive and caring community.


For those who are anxious about returning to work and for those who have lost jobs.


For residents and staff in local residential homes.


For those who are sick and those who care for them; Skyla, Michael, Graham, Lynette, Nicky, Pamela, Rosemary, Ian, Jessica, Carol, Richard, Nicola, Ellie, Tom, Fiona, Martin, Natalie. Tony.


We Give thanks for those who are recoving from illness. 


For the vulnerable and the fearful, for the gravely ill and the dying, that they may know your comfort and peace:

For families and friends of those who have died: that they may know God’s comforting presence.


For all remembering anniversaries of loved ones.

Remembering those who have died; Bernard Merrington, Reg Price, Margaret Vaughan, Janet Jones. Pat Green. May they rest in peace and rise in glory.


Prayers

Let us pray to God,
who alone makes us dwell in safety:
For all who are affected by coronavirus, through illness or isolation or anxiety,
that they may find relief and recovery:

For those who are guiding our nation at this time, and shaping national policies, that they may make wise decisions:

For doctors, nurses and medical researchers, that through their skill and insights many will be restored to health:

For key workers and those caring for others at home, that they may be sustained by your grace.

For the vulnerable and the fearful,
for the gravely ill and the dying, that they may know your comfort and peace:

Please add your personal prayers


The Lord’s Prayer


Prayer for this week


O almighty God,

whose blessed Son called Matthew the tax collector

to be an apostle and evangelist:

give us grace to forsake the selfish pursuit of gain

and the possessive love of riches

that we may follow in the way of your Son Jesus Christ,

who is alive and reigns with you,

in the unity of the Holy Spirit,

one God, now and for ever.
























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