March Prayer Link

Sunday 2nd

Rev Leslie W. Edge, Chaplain, Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice, Glasgow.  Please pray that I will meet the spiritual and religious needs of the patients and their families, both in the Hospice and in the community, together with those of the 140 staff and 700 volunteers. Praise God for progress on the new multi-million pound Hospice to be built in Bellahouston Park, Glasgow.

Burra Isle: Rev Derek Conabeer. The church is studying the course ‘7 Laws for Spiritual Success’. Please pray that this impacts on the whole church through Bible studies and Sunday sermons. We give thanks for another very successful Soccer School last August with 80 children registered.

Calderwood: Rev John Mackinnon. We would like to give thanks for the success of Hunter House, our coffee shop, conference centre and counselling facility, as we celebrate its first anniversary. We would appreciate prayer for the new ministries it has birthed and especially for Mainly Music and Play@home which roll out this month.

Cambuslang: Rev Brian Graham, Associate Minister Rev Joy Weightman. We give thanks for the five people doing the Alpha Course at the moment and for the 20+ p1-p7 children who
attend the Arkonauts Club. Please pray for the children and leaders of the Sunday Club as
they go through a period of change.

Sunday 9th

Rev Ron Flett: City Centre Chaplain, Aberdeen, I am privileged to have been appointed to my role by Workplace Chaplaincy Scotland.  Along with the Street/Retail Pastors, we serve the retail sector workforce. I also am Chaplain to Aberdeen City Council and further opportunity has opened up with the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service. Pray that, together, we can translate the presence of Jesus, as we listen to, care for and support those in the workplace. Give thanks for the welcome we receive and the privilege of coming alongside people and sharing in their journey.

Campbeltown Community Church: Rev Chris Holden. We thank God that He has strategically brought people together to plant this new work and for demonstrating that the Church is bigger than its walls. We ask the Baptist family to concentrate prayer on Kintyre. Pray that as a newly formed congregation we would follow Jesus and become fishers of men.

Carbrain, Cumbernauld: Rev Grant Hamilton. Please pray for the process of appointing a new leadership team that will equip and encourage those in ministry to fulfil the overall mission of the church. Praise God with us for the rapid growth in numbers of people and organisations that are making use of our building and turning it into an essential hub of the local community.

Sunday 16th

Carluke: Rev Trevor Wilson.  Please pray for the development of our Children’s and Families work in the church, schools and wider community. Give thanks for those who have come to faith through our recent Alpha course.

Carnoustie Community Church: Rev John Toller. We are moving towards charitable status but have a real need for people who are able to take on more administrative responsibilities – particularly a treasurer. We thank God for growth and new initiatives to help us mature together and reach out, especially the kids club, which started very well in February.
 
Castlehill: Rev Alan Wells. Please pray for our deacons as they think through a future vision and core values for our church and as the congregation joins in the process. Please give thanks for the recent baptisms of two of our YF members - and for the young men themselves as they seek to follow Christ.
 
Sunday 23rd

Cliff Jackson, Lead Chaplain, MHA Auchlochan. We value the prayers of the Baptist family in Scotland.  Give thanks for the support the chaplaincy team receives from residents and staff.  Please pray for Denis Watt, Chaplain to Bankhouse Care Home, who retires in March; and for David Vogan, Chaplain to Nethanvale Care Home, who takes on the extra hours.
Castlemilk: Rev Gordon Joyce. We seek God’s ongoing healing and restoration for people we have come to love and are proud to call family. Share thanksgiving in God’s faithfulness towards His ‘Furniture Ministry’ in which we partner through volunteers, donations & inter - church connections to freely bless the most needy in multi-faith Glasgow.

Cathcart: Rev Derrick Watson. Pray that God will meet the needs of those in our fellowship who have been under pressure in various ways and of those who have been unwell. Give thanks to God for increasing opportunities for contact with folk attracted to various activities in the Gateway Hall, including the fitness classes being run there.

Central: Jesus at the Heart, Edinburgh: Rev Karl Martin. Give thanks for our Vision Meal which saw our church family come together to thank God for what He has done and look to what He is going to do. Please pray for our Alpha course, that  people will find Jesus is the answer to their questions.

Sunday 30th

Cleland. We much appreciate the Ministry and  support we have received from Pastors and Speakers over the past months of our vacancy. We are greatly encouraged by the number coming to our ‘Jelly Tots’(Mothers & Toddlers group), on Thursday mornings, and now have a waiting list,  The number coming to the monthly mid-week prayer meeting is also encouraging and we give thanks as we continue to seek God’s leading.

Coastline Community Church: Rev Daniel Pollin. Praise God with us for another soul saved, and for steady growth in our work in the new building. Please pray for the Lord's guidance as we plan to commence  Sunday evening Outreach Services

Coatbridge: Rev Gilmour Callander. Please give thanks for everything that God has been doing in our fellowship. Over the last six months we have seen new people joining us and becoming involved, have had a baptism and are planning another and have welcomed people into membership. Pray for our new Alpha Course, that we might all have a fresh encounter with Jesus.