For the nations
For countries whose corrupt governments oppress their own people and heighten anxiety amongst neighbours.
We give thanks for the weather in its infinite variety. We thank you for the rain and snow, the winds that blow across the face of the earth and the warmth of the sun upon our faces.
For the church
The Parish at Ngukurr (Roper River): St Matthew’s Church combined with Urapunga:
– Rev’ds Caroline & Andrew Robertson, Hon. priests, William & Marjorie Hall, evangelists and deacons.
Pray for security and safety for all the community as it continues to grow.
The Diocese of Canberra and Goulburn:
Bishop Stuart Robinson
– Assistant Bishops: Trevor Edwards, Stephen Pickard and Matt Brain.
Alice Springs Lutheran Ministry:
Pastor Ken Schultz
– Mark Thiel (urban indigenous ministry)
– Finke River Mission, Rob Borgas, Pastor.
For those in need
Staff & patients in public and private renal units and their families.
Women and adolescents in the community who abuse each other and their families.
We pray for education, support and peace.
The Armed Forces
The Defence Force Bishop, Len Eacott
Defence Force Chaplains:
– Cameron West, Army wing of the RAAF
– Rev’d Rob Weekes, RAAF
For ourselves and our community
Help us as we grow to appreciate the diversity of cultures, languages, and backgrounds
Those who work and reside in the Alice Springs suburb of Araluen