Wednesday, 31 January 2018

NBA Prayers for 4th February - Westgate BC (Newcastle)

Please pray for wisdom, discernment and patience for us as we begin the search for a new Senior Pastor and that God will hold the church family in a unity of heart and mind and purpose as we continue to worship and serve him in the meantime.


Please pray for all the final arrangements to be completed so that we can begin our new ministry of housing destitute asylum seekers. Pray for a good working relationship between the church and Action Housing, who are advising and helping us. Give thanks for the generosity of all those making this possible.


Please pray for our new ministry, "Make Lunch", that it will grow and meet the needs of local children and their families. Give thanks for the team and especially pray for Margaret as she heads up this ministry.

Assistant Pastor: Shelagh Garry (and FB)

Wednesday, 24 January 2018

NBA Prayers for 28 January - South Hylton IMC (Sunderland)

Praise for:
·         Our joyous nativity and carol services and for the many who came to share with us as we celebrated the birth of Jesus.
·         The continued focus on the centrality of Scripture and the spiritual growth of those who attend our Bible study groups.
·         Our ongoing links with the village primary school through monthly assemblies, special events in the church and the annual "Bible Comes Alive" presentations.
·         The determination of the fellowship to share together in the Lord's work.

Prayer for:
·         A full recovery for Anne, our minister, after her recent hip fracture and for adequate care provision for her and her husband in the immediate future.
·         Several other church members suffering from health problems at present.
·         Help with the work among children and young people, especially the restarting of midweek activities.
·         The best use of all our giftings and efforts for the future growth of the fellowship and of the Kingdom in our area.

Minister: Anne Chisholm

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

21st January - NBA Prayers for Durham Road BC, Gateshead



For considerable growth in the congregation over the last 18 months (we've doubled in size!)

For new leaders being raised up

For God blessing us with a rich sense of his presence and grace in our life together

For people being willing to step up and try new things




For our building redevelopment to be granted planning permission quickly (it's Grade 2 listed)

For people to come to faith (we have a number of people getting close)

For us to be able to continue to nurture and release leaders

For continuing to clarify the calling of the church and to put in place the right structures

Team Leader: Duncan Moore

Wednesday, 10 January 2018

NBA Prayers for 14th January - Lakeside BC (Sunderland)


1 - For the Christmas outreach and response to it - number of people attended as a result of placing knitted angels near bus stop and shop and throughout the estate

2 - Faithful and effective ministry of Pastor Ian Wren

3 - Faithful group of core workers



1 - A new year Tuesday night Bible study and prayer time looking at Baptist Principles, with John Claydon's help

2 - The re-launch of the prayer triplets

3 - Baptism of a young adult early in new year

4 - Continued and deepening sense of God's love among us to overflow into our community

5 - Guidance on how to serve our community in Christ's name

Minister: Rev Ian Wren

Wednesday, 3 January 2018

NBA Prayers for 7th January - Norton Baptist Church (Stockton-on-Tees)

 ·         Give thanks for the ministry of Ian Fulcher during these past ten years, together with the invaluable support of his wife, Heather.
·         Give thanks for the various Church outreach groups that they may continue to grow and be an effective witness within our community.
·         Give thanks for those church members serving in the international field, that God will sustain and protect them.

·         Pray for God's leading for Ian and Heather as they enter retirement.
·         Pray for us as we enter a period of interregnum; for wisdom and discernment for our leadership as we seek God's minister for us.
·         Pray as we resume the search for a site / building following our disappointment of the recent land purchase falling through.