Prayers for this week

Prayer is an important part of our Christian lives prayers posted here allow us at St John’s to pray with you and for you. Please feel free to email if you have a prayer request either for yourselves or others. 

COLLECT God, our light and our salvation: illuminate our lives, that we may see your goodness in the land of the living, and looking on your beauty may be changed into the likeness of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

WE PRAY FOR YOUR HEALING LOVE be at work in each one of these we name, according to their need: Nora Barton, Holly Donohue, Barbara McLaren, Mary Lake, Muriel Coop and Bernard Shaw, Stephen and Jean Hannam, Doreen Clark, Douglas Hartley, , Keith Redfearn, Helen Hearson, Glynice Lord, David Williams, Jane, Wendy Rachael and Phillipa, Anne and John Milnes, and those in local residential provision. WE PRAY FOR the parishes of St John and St Matthew, for all who live and work in Rastrick, and those who travel through. This week we particularly ask your blessing for the residents of Thornton Road, Malham Avenue, Bedale Avenue, Linton Grove and The Space @ Field Lane.

IT IS WITH GREAT SORROW to announce the passing away of Brian Rukin, husband of Barbara. Please pray for Barbara and her family. We also pray for the recently departed and for all who mourn that they will know your love through those who grieve with them


 “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you” (Matthew 7:7)