Prayer Diary - Week 1


Sunday
Pray for the Anglican Church of Melanesia 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 Bishop Willie Tungale and all the staff working at the Headquarters at Lata. We pray for the commemorations of the 150th anniversary of the martyrdom of Bishop Patteson in both Melanesia and the UK.

For the chaplain to seafarers, the Revd Bobby Chuchuni and his mission to visit, pray and share the Good News.

Tuesday
For the Community of the Sisters of Melanesia and their work with women throughout the islands. For Head Sister Annie and Assistant Head Sister Alice.

We pray for the fundraising appeal of the Sisters’ chapel rebuild at Verana’aso, and give thanks for the generosity of donors.

Wednesday
For the Diocese of Ysabel, Bishop Ellison Quity and the staff at the diocesan headquarters at Jejevo, Buala.

We give thanks for all those who give their companionship, time and financial help to support the Anglican Church of Melanesia, the religious orders and the Mothers’ Union.

Thursday
For the diocese of Vanuatu & New Caledonia, Bishop James Tama and the staff at the diocesan headquarters in Luganville on the island of Santo.

We pray for the fair distribution and good uptake of the COVID vaccines across Melanesia.

Friday
For the Society of St Francis throughout the world, including Melanesia and for their Minister Provincial Br Worrick Marako. We pray for the Brothers’ mission drawing attention to the human rights concerns of unregulated, illegal and unsustainable logging.

For communities affected by climate change and for the work the church is undertaking in monitoring weather patterns, coastal erosion, and other environmental changes. For climate adaptation and community mobilisation programmes to help villages plan for the future.

Saturday
For 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 ACoM’s Mission Secretary Fr Nigel Kelaepa and his team at PHQ, and their outreach work in hospitals, Rove prison, climate change programmes, women’s and youth work.

Monday
For the diocese of Guadalcanal, and their new Bishop the Rt Revd Benedict Loe. We pray for the Provincial Cathedral of St Barnabas, Honiara, and for Dean Philip Rongotha, and all who minister and worship there.

For all the different communities in Honiara, that there is a safe and clean environment for all these groups to flourish and value 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 mission work with families and children around TNK and their retreat ministry.

For the Christian Care Centre outside Honiara and the new centre on 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, the staff at the Diocesan Headquarters in Tulagi and Bishop Ben Seka in his last year in office.

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 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 Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, PNG, Philippines and Canada and the Head Brother Jairus. For the Companions worldwide working to support this community.

For ACoM schools, school chaplains, teachers and pupils and for school partnerships linking children and teachers in the UK and Melanesia.

Saturday
For the Diocese of Hanuato’o, and their new Bishop, the Rt Revd Arthur Stanley Abui.

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.