Morning Prayer

Morning Prayer takes place on Facebook Live each Wednesday and Friday at 9.30am

You can see previous Morning Prayer sessions on Facebook here

A different member of the Clergy and Licensed Lay Ministry Team lead the session, and you can join in live, or catch up later on

Prayer Breakfast

Our monthly prayer breakfast is now back in person! Come along to St Michael’s Centre on Wednesday 29 June at 7.30am for prayer and worship, followed by a light breakfast together.

We meet in Seminar Room 3 (at the end of the new corridor on St Michael’s Centre)

All welcome!

Thy Kingdom Come 2022

In the global wave of prayer calling all Christians to pray between Ascension and Pentecost for more people to come to know the love and peace of Jesus Christ. Thy Kingdom Come runs from Thursday  26 May – Sunday 5 June 2022

What are we planning at St Michael’s?

Ascension Day Communion – Thursday 26 May 7.30pm in Church and live-streamed

Morning Prayer on Facebook Live – Friday 27 May, Wednesday 1 June 

Thy Kingdom Come Novena – Download

The Novena booklet offers nine days of reflections on the book of 1 Peter, written by the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby.

Expanding on nine key verses, it will help you be shaped by scripture throughout the days of Thy Kingdom Come, and is beautifully illustrated by Anna Heslop.

Download a copy of the Novena from Archbishop Justin Welby – click here

From the Thy Kingdom Come Team

Join the team live on Facebook as some of the TKC team get together to pray.
They will be doing several Facebook Live prayers over the  11 days 

Thy Kingdom Come App

We are excited to share the Thy Kingdom Come app. This is a wonderful discipleship tool for all ages, with content for adults, youth and children, created to spiritually nourish and encourages prayer during the eleven days of Thy Kingdom Come.  All of the key resources are featured on this free app and is a wonderful and accessible way for individuals and families to journey through this time of prayer. We encourage to you to share this with friends, family, congregation members and church networks. You can download the app from the google play store here and the apple app store here

Supporting Ukraine

Information on the Bristol response to Ukrainian Refugees – click here

Information on volunteering with Love Bristol helping refugees with the visa process – click here

We are currently in discussions with Bristol City Council and South Glos Council about becoming a Welcome Hub for providing support and space for Ukrainians to access. One of the requirements of a Welcome Hub is that they have a Welcome Hub Leader – if you feel that this is an area of Ministry that you would like to be involved in please get in touch.

If you are interested in hosting a refugee please go to the Gov website to register your interest.

 


Donate items via Barnabus Fund Food Gives Appeal

Thank you to all those who have bought items in and those who have taken them to the Swindon collection point for the Ukraine Barnabus Fund appeal. We have taken lots of full car loads of essential items so far which is fantastic! 

The current need is for the following:

Food  tinned food with pull lids, energy bars and food you can eat on the run.

 


Donate Financially

Donating financially is one of the quickest ways to practically help. Below are four different ways.

Donate to the UK Disaster Emergency Committee Fund Click here

DEC charities are in Ukraine and neighbouring countries meeting the needs of all refugees and displaced people: By donating to the Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal, you’ll help DEC charities provide food, water, shelter and healthcare to refugees and displaced families.

  • £30 could provide essential hygiene supplies for three people for one month
  • £50 could provide blankets for four families
  • £100 could provide emergency food for two families for one month

Donate to Moldovan Mission

Moldovan Mission’s CEO, Mark McCormick, is the founder and former leader of Gotesti Baptist Church. He works closely with St Michael’s Mission Partner Ruslan Telpiz and other Pastors throughout Moldova.  Click here

Message from Mark: “We are at this moment supporting our Pastor Partners, as they help those who are fleeing the Ukraine. They are meeting the refugees on the border and giving food and accommodation. If they wish to go to Romania then they are transporting them. All this they are doing at their own expense. So we are trying to raise funds for them. If you would like to help please use our donations page and mark your donation Refugees. Thank you“.

Donate to Epaphras Trust

Epaphras Trust works in four countries: Kenya, India, Nepal and Ukraine and is a Mission Partner of St Michael’s Church. Trustee and church member Ken Hart has been to Ukraine around 20 times in the last 18 years. More info and details on how to give: Click here

Donate to the #HelpUkraine Emergency Appeal. Click here

This campaign is being organised by a community partnership of Ukrainian churches and organisations in Great Britain,  and the funds raised will provide accredited and registered Ukrainian charities with medicine, food and vital services. Donations can also pay for blankets, hygiene packs and trauma counselling.
  • The Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of the Holy Family of London
  • Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church in Great Britain
  • Association of Ukrainians in Great Britain (AUGB)
  • Association of Ukrainian Women (AUW)
  • Ukrainian Youth Association (CYM)
  • Plast Ukrainian Scouts in Great Britain
  • Association of Ukrainian Teachers (AUT)
 

Prayer

Prayer for the Persecuted Church

Following on from the recent Saturday Breakfast, which featured the Persecuted Church, our next prayer meeting on Zoom will be on Monday 11 April at 7.30pm, for about an hour.

We use the video resources available from Open Doors and pray through the countries featured, where Christians need our encouragement as they face opposition, isolation and difficulties of many kinds – it would be great if you could join us!

Chris & Roz Gane

Sign up here for the zoom link

Thy Kingdom Come

Keep checking this page for more details on how you can get involved

Join the global wave of prayer calling all Christians to pray between Ascension and Pentecost for more people to come to know the love and peace of Jesus Christ. Thy Kingdom Come runs from Thursday 13 May – Sunday 23 May 2021.

What are we planning at St Michael’s?

 Ascension Day Communion – Thursday 13 May

Morning Prayer on Facebook Live – Friday 14 May, Wednesday 19 May, Friday 21 May

Thy Kingdom Come App

We are excited to share the Thy Kingdom Come app. This is a wonderful discipleship tool for all ages, with content for adults, youth and children, created to spiritually nourish and encourages prayer during the eleven days of Thy Kingdom Come.  All of the key resources are featured on this free app and is a wonderful and accessible way for individuals and families to journey through this time of prayer. We encourage to you to share this with friends, family, congregation members and church networks. You can download the app from the google play store here and the apple app store here

Prayer Trails

You can download our prayer trails do the walk physically or virtually

Resources to take away

We have a number of the Thy Kingdom Come Prayer Journals, and Family Adventure Maps available. Please pick one up on Sunday, or get in touch to arrange to call in to collect your copy!

You can download a digital copy for printing by clicking on the image below

   

 

Mini-series on Lectio 365

There is also  a Thy Kingdom Come mini-series on 24-7 Prayer’s Lectio 365 app! Download the app for free, and join in from 13 May for inspiring content to encourage you as you pray.

Prayer Wall – add your prayers

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