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Category: Prayer

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Thy Kingdome Come: Friday

Friday: Lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil, Today is our final day of these special blog posts for ‘Thy Kingdom Come’ – only a few days to Pentecost! We hope you have found them helpful and might be able to join us or a church near you for this special day. The Lord’s…
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Thy Kingdom Come: Thursday

Thursday: and forgive us our sins, as we forgive  those who sin against us. One of the most surprising stories that Jesus told was about a man who had borrowed lots of money. I mean a lot of money from a wealthy person.  When it came time to pay the money back, he went to…
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Thy Kingdom Come: Wednesday

Wednesday: Give us today our daily bread. Have you ever asked for something and that person – particularly if you were a child and that person was your parent – have said no? Why do you think they said no? It is not because they don’t love you or want what is best for you, in…
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Thy Kingdom Come: Tuesday

Tuesday: Your kingdom come, Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Yesterday we considered that the special prayer that Jesus gave his disciples – The Lord’s Prayer – not only gives us the words to say when we pray but it also teaches us about prayer. We also learnt that the beginning and ending…
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Thy Kingdom Come: Monday

Monday: Our Father in heaven, hallowed be Your name, …..for the kingdom, the power  and the glory are Yours, now and forever. Amen This week is a special week: You have probably heard of Christmas and Easter being really big celebrations for Christians but another festival, called Pentecost is also a really important festival when we remember…
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Archbishops Call for ‘Great Wave of Prayer’ for Evangelism During Pentecost

Jesus Christ calls every person to follow him. As Christians it’s our duty and joy to share that invitation. That’s why the Archbishops of Canterbury and York are inviting every church in England to join a week of prayer this Pentecost, from 8-15th May — let’s pray for every Christian to receive new confidence and joy…
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May Focus at St Edwards: The Persecuted Church

Throughout the month of May we will be focusing on the plight of persecuted Christians. We’ll explore ways in which persecution takes place, and what we can do to support our brothers and sisters who suffer for their faith in Jesus Christ. We can begin now by praying: Thank our Heavenly Father that He knows…
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Mission Community Away Day 2016

Today we had various members of St Edwards, Eggbuckland and Christchurch, Estover meet at St Matthews Academy in Derriford for our annual Away Day at which we discussed our vision for the newly inaugurated Forder Valley Mission Community. We were pleased to welcome Rev Andrew Godsall and Penny Doe from Exeter to facilitate and lead…
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Prayer for Burundi

Archbishop Justin Welby and Archbishop Bernard Ntahoturi have called for prayer for Burundi amid its current political crisis.                 Read more….

Lent and Easter

How is your Lenten journey going this year: are you sticking at it, or not got very started? If you are still looking to take part in a Lent course, then why not join in as we meet with ‘Six Middle-Eastern Women’ throughout Lent. It is not too late to start with the next session…
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Worship in Eggbuckland 

One Family in Christ….for all the family: Loving Worship, Serving Community, Growing in Faith. Our road map for all we do here at St Edwards. This morning Chris presented the PCCs vision for updating our worship on Sunday morning, as part of our move into developing relationships with Forder Valley Mission Community. Making our services…
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Waiting: Proclaiming as we wait

It is the third Sunday in Advent on 13th and we are over halfway through this season of preparation.  Not just for Christmas, although often Advent gets lost in amongst the present buying, and watching Miracle on 34th Street yet again, but preparing ourselves as we wait for Christ’s return (cf. John 14:1-3). Traditionally, when…
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Updated Prayer Diaries

The following items for December have been published to the website: Parish Magazine St Edwards Prayer Diary Diocesan News Diocesan Prayer Diary Mission Partner Prayer Diaries  

Mission Partner – Prayer Requests

The November prayer requests for our various mission partners are now available – please take a look and support their work for Jesus. Prayer Requests

New Time for Prayer Meeting

The weekly Morning Prayer service has moved from Tuesday 8.45 to Monday 8.30am We hope this move will provide more convenient time for some and we encourage you to come and join us for this peaceful start to the week. If you are not able to join us in person please feel able to join…
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October Prayer Cycle

Please use the October Prayer Diary to remember each day members of St Edwards church community, local mission activities, Eggbuckland, and the work of our mission partners. Download a copy