Monthly diocesan prayer with Bishop Mark

First published on: 15th March 2021

Bishop Mark DaviesOver the course of the next year, the Diocese of Manchester invites you to walk with us in prayer as we champion hope during this time of transformation and uncertainty.

As the diocese prepares for new deanery arrangements and reflects on the proposal for Mission Communities, we have a wonderful opportunity to underpin the journey with prayer.

Join Bishop Mark Davies on the last Thursday of every month for a live prayer gathering focusing on the change and transformation of the diocese. 

As we move forward over the coming months, it will be as important as ever to lay our thoughts before God. To take a moment to rest and reflect on how far we have come and surrounding the future in prayer. 

These sessions will take place at 16.30-17.00 on the Manchester Diocese - Join us in Prayer Facebook page.


Thursday 25 March, 16.30
Lay Chair Elections – Hearing God’s call

Thursday 29 April, 16.30
Engaging with schools and teachers – St Catherine of Siena

Thursday 27 May, 16.30
Prayer for the new Lay Chairs and Area Deans – Feast of St Bede

Thursday 24 June, 16.30
Prayer for the new deaneries – Nativity of St John the Baptist

Thursday 29 July, 16.30
Mission Community feedback - Reflection on the future

Thursday 26 August, 16.30
Informal Prayer – Feast of Jerome

Thursday 30 September, 16.30
Reflection on the second phase of engagement events

Thursday 28 October, 16.30
Evangelisation and Mission – St Simon and St Jude, Apostles

Thursday 25 November, 16.30
Remembrance and our heritage – St Catherine of Alexandria

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