: Bondo – Kenya, The Rt. Revd Kodia
Local: Shifnal S Andrew in the deanery of Edgmond and Shifnal
Vicar- The Revd Preb Chris Thorpe, OLM- The Revd Sally Day
LLM- Mrs. Jayne Thorneycroft, Mr. Paul Warrender, CW- Mr. Malcolm Maclean
Today: Diocesan Course – Working with difficult people- equipping ourselves for managing different
situations and people
Special focus: 4 Rural youth project- the Revd Di Woolridge Local Lay Mission and Outreach Minister
• Please pray for Connect – a new worship initiative bringing together young people from rural villages across Shropshire to worship and have fellowship together. The first Connect gathering will be on Sunday 22nd April 6.30pm -8.30pm. Please pray for the worship team and Bishop Mark as we seek to encourage and support young people in rural churches.
• Oswestry rural youth church is looking to employ a pioneer youth minister to set up a youth church to serve the 18 rural churches surrounding Oswestry. Give thanks for two grants received towards the costs and pray for the remaining monies needed to be pledged so that the post can be advertised.
• Wrockwardine youth church- give thanks for the growth of the deanery youth café and pray for us as we seek to plant another youth café in another part of the deanery. Give thanks for young people completing the youth alpha and pray for their continued growth and development as they meet to study God’s word and grow as disciples.