Please pray for Rev Godfrey Gama and the St John’s congregation in their Holy Week and Easter worship and witness. Please also join Zambia’s church leaders in prayers for justice and peace in the campaigning for the August general elections. St John’s members will be praying for Salisbury churches: We ask you and the people […]
We are asked to pray for the people of St. John’s preparing worship and witness for Palm Sunday, Holy Week and Easter, especially the Mtendere Churches Together worship and walk of witness on Palm Sunday. Please pray also for Rev Robert Gama in his new appointment as a minister in the Kafue Consistory; Rev Robert […]
Each week prayers are exchanged between St John’s Mtendere, United Church of Zambia, and the three churches in Salisbury that are part of the Global Link: Salisbury United Reformed Church, Salisbury Methodist Church & Bemerton Methodist Church. Here are the prayers sent to St John’s recently. These are shared with nearly 2000 worshippers each week, […]
Give thanks for the devotion of the Intercessory Prayer Group who meet at St John’s and for the answers to prayer they receive. Give thanks that Rev Cynthia Shanzi has come to minister in the Consistory within the Lusaka Presbytery. Give thanks that the Zambian Government has announced grants to help church projects at risk […]
We remember Revd Peggy Hiscock who died this week. Revd Hiscock, a British Methodist missionary, served in Zambia and was the first woman to be ordained in the United Church of Zambia (1968). She has died just two years after the death of the first Zambian woman ordained in the UCZ – Revd Violet Musonda […]
Please pray this week for the Men’s Christian Fellowship at St John’s, especially for their leadership in taking anti-COVID precautions and their continuing pastoral care for people and for each other.
The Revd Benson Chilombo (on the right in the photo), who visited us here in Salisbury to share in the Spring School in 2019, passed away suddenly on 20 December. Please keep his wife and family in your prayers.
We are asked to join our prayers this week with the prayers of churches in Zambia for a good rainy season. At St John’s, we are asked to pray for the young people – and for their leaders and for the Youth Steward on the church leadership team.
Please pray this week for the 14 lay preachers who are members at St John’s and for their ministry in various congregations around the consistory.
Please pray for school pupils in Zambia as school term begins this week, and please pray for the young people of St John’s congregation, especially the Girls’ Brigade, the Boys’ Brigade and the Sunday School. At St John’s, pray also for their worship to welcome the new year. Like us, they are holding a service […]