Prayer Diary - Week 1


Sunday
Pray for the Anglican Church of Melanesia across the nine dioceses and all the staff at the Provincial Head Office in Honiara. For Dr Abraham Hauriasi, the General Secretary.

For the New Zealand Trust Board and its directors, as they support the Anglican Church in Melanesia.

For the work of the Melanesian Mission UK in Prayer, People and Giving.

Monday
For the Diocese of Temotu and for the Bishop Elect Revd Willie Tungale and his family as he prepares for his instalment on 16th February 2020. For all the staff working at the Headquarters at Lata.

For Revd Hillary Anisi and the Mission to Seafarers, through their centres in Honiara, Noro Port in the Western Province, Lata in Temotu and Port Vila in Vanuatu.

Tuesday
The Community of the Sisters of Melanesia and their work with women throughout the islands. For Head Sister Annie and Assistant Head Sister Jessy and for the six households, including the new Household in Banks and Torres.

For a greater understanding of Human Rights to promote stability and respect within communities, to love thy neighbour.

Wednesday
For the Diocese of Ysabel, Bishop Ellison Quity and the staff at the Diocesan Headquarters at Jejevo, Buala. For the new church secondary school being built on the island.

For volunteers from UK, Australia and New Zealand who share their skills in Melanesia. For projects, which are driven by the needs of Melanesians.

Thursday
For the Diocese of Vanuatu & New Caledonia and the staff at the Diocesan Headquarters in Luganville on the island of Santo and for Bishop James Tama.

For the displaced people of Ambae. May they be given safe and adequate spaces to recover and rebuild their lives, homes and communities.

Friday
For the Society of St Francis throughout the world, including Melanesia. We pray for their work along with Third Order members with the homeless and jobless in Honiara.

We pray for the greater care of creation and give thanks for the life and inspiration of St Francis.

For communities affected by climate change and pray for protection from unscrupulous mining and logging.

Saturday
The Diocese of Malaita, Diocesan Bishop Sam Sahu and Assistant Bishop Rickson George Maomaoru.

For Church schools, rural training centres, the theological colleges and John Coleridge Patteson University, staff and pupils.

Prayer Diary - Week 2


Sunday
For the Archbishop the Most Reverend Leonard Dawea. For all the staff in the Diocese of Central Melanesia.

For the Church’s outreach work in hospitals, Rove Prison, women’s issues, climate change relocation programmes and youth ministry.

Monday
For the Diocese of Guadalcanal, Bishop Nathan Tome and the staff at the Diocesan Headquarters in Honiara. Pray for the Provincial Cathedral of St Barnabas, Honiara, and the Dean Philip Rongotha, and all who minister and worship there.

For all the different communities in Honiara, that there be a safe and clean environment for all these groups to flourish and come to respect each other.

Tuesday
For the Community of the Sisters of the Church, and for Sr Veronica, Provincial Sister for the Solomon Islands Pacific Region. We give thanks for the Community’s work with children around TNK and their retreat ministry.

For the Christian Care Centre outside of Honiara and the new centre in Malaita. For the work on gender-based violence with police and community leaders. For Sr Phyllis Sau and Sr Doreen.

Wednesday
For the Diocese of Central Solomons, Bishop Ben Seka and the staff at the Diocesan Headquarters in Tulagi.

For the shipyard at Taroaniara and all those who travel by sea around Melanesia, including those who work and go on missions aboard the Southern Cross. For the printing press in Honiara.

Thursday
For the Diocese of Banks and Torres, Bishop Patteson Alfred Worek and the staff at the Diocesan Headquarters in Sola.

For the Mothers’ Union in the Province, their Provincial President Pamela Abana and for their work with satellite churches, literacy programmes, couples counselling, the Girls Friendly Society, savings clubs and the Positive Parenting Programme.

Friday
For the Melanesian Brotherhood in the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, PNG, Philippines and Canada and for their new leaders including Head Brother Jairus Honiseu. For the Companions worldwide working to support this community.

For School Partnerships and the opportunities for children and teachers in the UK and Melanesia to learn together. We continue to pray for the success of the gap year programme with the Project Trust students placed with church schools.

Saturday
For the Diocese of Hanuato’o, Bishop Alfred Karibongi and the staff at the Diocesan Headquarters in Kirakira.

For closer Diocesan Links bringing Christians around the world together in Christian Unity. For all those called to be missionaries in the past, now and in the future. For those who have given their life in service to God.