St. Leonard, Clent
© Clent PCC 2019 

Bible Readings

First Reading:  Isaiah 43.1-7 Psalm: 29 2nd Reading: Acts 9.  14-17 The Gospel Reading: Luke 3.15-17,21-22 Hear the dulcet tones of David Suchet (‘Hercule Poirot’) read the text to you.    

Collect & Prayer

Eternal Father, who at the baptism of Jesus revealed him to be your Son, anointing him with the Holy Spirit: grant to us, who are born again by water and the Spirit, that we may be faithful to our calling as your adopted children; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Heavenly Father, at the Jordan you revealed Jesus as your Son: may we recognize him as our Lord and know ourselves to be your beloved children; through Jesus Christ our Saviour.   

Intercessions

As a corporal act of mercy, please offer the following topics for prayer this week: • the Diocese of Lesotho (South Africa) and all their Archbishops, Bishops and clergy. • Justin our Archbishop, John our Bishop, Graham the Bishop of Dudley, for Nikki our Archdeacon, Andrew our Rural Dean, Richard our Priest, Sue our Curate-in-Charge/Priest, for the Clergy, Readers and Layminsters of the Stourbridge Deanery, our ALM Team and visiting Clergy, the Church Wardens of our group of Churches; our Musical Directors, Organists and Choirs, and our Administrators Christine & Chrissy. • The homes and families of Hill Lane, Clent. • The newly baptised. • Christian families and children. • The Mothers’ Union. We pray for those suffering in body, mind or spirit; may they know your presence alongside them in their time of need, including: Felicity Willows, Glynn Ashman, Marilyn Hiscock, Ted Anstey, Judy Moyes, Nina Moyes, John and Hazel Smith, Dan Taylor We pray, for those mourning the death of loved ones especially for the family and friends of Stephen Edwards, Donald Rowlinson, Aimee Taylor, Joyce Hall (nee Rutter) Elsie White, Peter Woollaston, Len Hollyhead, Ursula Strong, Ernest Lane, Bill Carter
PRAYER
St. Leonard
© Clent PCC

Bible Readings

First Reading:  Isaiah 43.1-7 Psalm: 29 2nd Reading: Acts 9.  14-17 The Gospel Reading: Luke 3.15- 17,21-22 Hear the dulcet tones of David Suchet (‘Hercule Poirot’) read the text to you.    

Collect & Prayer

Eternal Father, who at the baptism of Jesus revealed him to be your Son, anointing him with the Holy Spirit: grant to us, who are born again by water and the Spirit, that we may be faithful to our calling as your adopted children; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Heavenly Father, at the Jordan you revealed Jesus as your Son: may we recognize him as our Lord and know ourselves to be your beloved children; through Jesus Christ our Saviour.   

Intercessions

As a corporal act of mercy, please offer the following topics for prayer this week: • the Diocese of Lesotho (South Africa) and all their Archbishops, Bishops and clergy. • Justin our Archbishop, John our Bishop, Graham the Bishop of Dudley, for Nikki our Archdeacon, Andrew our Rural Dean, Richard our Priest, Sue our Curate-in-Charge/Priest, for the Clergy, Readers and Layminsters of the Stourbridge Deanery, our ALM Team and visiting Clergy, the Church Wardens of our group of Churches; our Musical Directors, Organists and Choirs, and our Administrators Christine & Chrissy. • The homes and families of Hill Lane, Clent. • The newly baptised. • Christian families and children. • The Mothers’ Union. We pray for those suffering in body, mind or spirit; may they know your presence alongside them in their time of need, including: Felicity Willows, Glynn Ashman, Marilyn Hiscock, Ted Anstey, Judy Moyes, Nina Moyes, John and Hazel Smith, Dan Taylor We pray, for those mourning the death of loved ones especially for the family and friends of Stephen Edwards, Donald Rowlinson, Aimee Taylor, Joyce Hall (nee Rutter) Elsie White, Peter Woollaston, Len Hollyhead, Ursula Strong, Ernest Lane, Bill Carter
PRAYER