Prisons Week 14th to 20th October:
A week of Prayer
The Prison Population in England and Wales as at September 2018 was 83,052, there are over 94,000 children who have a parent in prison.
This week primarily offers an opportunity for Prayer and here is a leaflet with daily suggestions for prayer.
"......Those who through their own actions, or the actions of others, find themselves engaged with our penal system and those who work and volunteer in criminal justice, can find that they are travelling this path. The prisoner, the victim, the family member, uniformed and support staff, magistrates, prison chaplains — all can find themselves calling out or silently yearning for mercy and grace to help them in times of need....."
Will you spend time in prayer during this Prisons Week.....
popular recent storiesAlso in the news
On Thursday 7th November we gather again as one church to pray for our city & we'd love you to join us! Audacious Church, Manchester, M3 7BD, Doors open 7pm for 730pm start.Crying out to God for a move of his Spirit and a turning of the tide across Greater Manchester. There has never been a more important or urgent time for the church to gather together to pray for Manchester...
Dying Matters: Raising awareness of dying, death and bereavement.Saturday November 16th from 10am till 4pm Glazebury Methodist ChurchAre We Ready? It's a question that challenges each of us on several levels. "Many consider death to be the last great taboo in our society and....most of us find it hard to engage in advance with the way in which we would like to be cared for at the...
ADVENT RETREAT DAY: If you went to our Lent retreat day, then you will remember how rewarding and enjoyable it was. So we're pleased to announce our second retreat day this year as we prepare for the Advent Season, a time of great promise, but also a great challenge.How might we prepare for Jesus' return?How would we want Christ to find us?How might we build the Kingdom of God...
Bedford Methodist Church
Astley/Tyldesley Methodist Church