Sharing sad news

It is with sadness that we share news of the death on the 27th July of Reverend Alan Thomasson. He had been living in Somerset in his retirement. Alan served at Salisbury & Broadchalke United Reformed Churches from 1976 to 1995, and was greatly loved by the congregation.  

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Daily Prayers for our World

We pray for women in Nepal. Health workers in the country fear a huge rise in maternal deaths as 90% of women have missed check-ups and many opt for home births amid fears of Covid-19. God, we pray for safety and security for women facing increased levels of maternal mortality. We pray for climate justice. […]

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Daily Prayers for our world

We pray for countries struggling with extreme heat. Last week, Lapland recorded its hottest temperature for more than a century, just as the Pacific Northwest emerges from a deadly heatwave. God, we pray for your creation, and that we might be successful and ambitious in limiting global warming. We pray for people struggling with substance […]

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Daily Prayers for our World

We pray for pregnant women seeking mental health care. It was revealed last week that thousands of pregnant women in England were denied vital mental health help during the pandemic. God, we pray for comfort and peace for those struggling with their mental health in the pandemic, and for increased support for perinatal mental health […]

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Daily Prayers for our World

We pray for women who have experienced pain as part of medical treatment. Last week, stories were shared in the media and online about women’s experience with excruciating pain when having IUDs fitted. God, we pray for those facing pain as part of routine medical procedures, and for greater understanding of women’s medical experiences. We […]

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Daily Prayers for our World

We pray for Myanmar. The country is facing rising Covid death rates, limited oxygen, and thousands displaced amid continuing political instability. God, we pray for healing, safety, and just governance for the people of Myanmar. We give thanks for those supporting and rehabilitating victims of torture. Today is International Day in Support of Victims of […]

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Calendar Photo Competition 2021

We have had a bumper 100 entries for this year’s calendar photo competition. The theme this year was ‘All Things Bright and Beautiful’.   You are invited to cast your votes for the twelve photos that you would like to see featured in the 2022 Church calendar. Have a look through all of them – there […]

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Daily Prayers for our World

We pray for those at the sharp end of cuts to the UK international development budget. Last week, an amendment which would have restored the budget did not go to a vote, amid reports of projects in Yemen and Syria being axed among many others. God, we pray for those finding lifelines cut across the […]

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Daily Prayers for our world

We pray for the Democratic Republic of Congo. Around 500,000 people have been left without clean drinking water in the country after a volcano erupted last week. God, we pray for safe water for those affected, and swift support from the international community for affected areas. We pray for the G7. Today, leaders from around […]

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Daily Prayers for our world

We pray for GPs. The pandemic has led to severe disruption to normal service for more than a year, leading to rising numbers of patients threatening to overwhelm GPs. God, we pray for healing for those who are unwell, and support for GPs facing rising workloads. We pray for the G7. Next week, the leaders […]

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