If you think it will be helpful, please use the following 31-day diary to help you in your prayer for Lighthouse High Wycombe.  Please feel free to pass this on to anyone who might like it.  If you have any scriptures, words, pictures, etc. as a result of praying, please send them to highwycombe@lighthousecentral.org

 

Above all please pray for good communication in all areas of Lighthouse

 

Please pray for:

 

1.     The Trustees to be guided by God in their prayer and overall planning:
Chairman – Roxy Deacon – her first year in this capacity, and trustees - Simon Evans, Andrew Piggin, Ashleigh Love and Christine Brocklebank

2.     The management team (currently Calvin Hanks and Steve Brocklebank – site, Charlie Harris – coordinating with AGLs, Frances Stocks – secretary, Robert & Sherrianne Douglas – mainstage, Natalie Worsfold – pastoral, Millie Brettenny – prayer), that they would help the Trustees to make the right decisions in the lead-up to Lighthouse and that other people would be added to the team as needed. 

3.     For the Thursday evening event for all helpers. That the right people will be able to focus on this event, making it a fun time and that it is an encouragement to all who are able to attend and that they feel part of the Lighthouse High Wycombe family. Pray for safety on site.

4.     Stage team presenters, (Robert & Sherrianne Douglas), as they prepare and deliver the teaching, that everything that is prepared will be honouring to God and be beneficial for the children. For God to provide the right conditions so that the children’s faith will develop. For the young people who will be helping on stage this year.

5.     Age Group Leaders.  That God will inspire and equip them for their role. For preparation and delivery of age group teaching times and for everything that is prepared to be honouring to God and be beneficial for the children. That all the age groups will be provided for very quickly. Give thanks for all those who have already committed themselves to this task.

6.     Lighthouse Keepers.  That the right people will answer God’s call and that He will equip them in their preparation for working closely with the children.

7.     Lamplighters. That these young people will enjoy their training and be enthusiastic and confident in their role and take it seriously; that those who plan and carry out the Lamplighter training will be well equipped for this important role.

8.     Music team, (Alyson Rainey) as they choose songs and rehearse together; for musical harmony and good relationships and that the chosen songs will enhance Lighthouse.

9.     The Space, (Tabi Caroe and Helena Dugnel) that the right people will come forward to come alongside those with additional needs, and that this group will be fully integrated into LH activities. Pray for wisdom and guidance for Tabi & Helena, this is their first year leading The Space and that their training needs and support will be readily available.

10.            Drama team (Ashleigh Love), that they will really bond together and enjoy presenting the Gospel to the children through their drama.

11.            Craft team (Yvonne Trigg), for the right amount of materials to be collected and stored safely, for a real sense of fun as the items are being put together, both in the planning stage and during Lighthouse week.

12.            Sports team (Marion Lyon) - For a good team of enthusiastic people, including some adults, to help the children enjoy their physical activity. Pray for the right choice of things to do, so that it will have a wide appeal.

13.            Little Lighthouse (Holly Robertshaw), for lots of fun for the pre-school children and for good connections with the parents and carers who come.

14.            On site Admin team, headed up by Christine Brocklebank; for good communication and hassle-free technology!

15.            Registration and Welcome; for good relationships between workers and parents/carers; for efficient handling of enquiries and problems and for good communication in the car park. For a welcoming feel in the reception area which this year will in the school canteen

16.            The Shop (Frances Stocks), for wisdom in knowing what to order, and for efficiency in dealing with all the buying and selling, and in the provision of t-shirts etc. for helpers.

17.            Leaders’ children team, for those who will give their time early in the morning to care for the children and for the children who will be there while their parents or siblings get ready to help with Lighthouse.

18.            Quiet room, where children can go for some space and tlc; for sufficient people to volunteer for this invaluable service.

19.            Coaches (Nigel & Alison Peach), for escorts and drivers, for the children who use this service.

20.            Health and Safety (Roxy Deacon), for good Child Protection systems and good support from the authorities if any cases have to be referred on, kind and sympathetic First Aiders, wisdom and sensitivity for all those involved in DBS checks.

21.            Technical support team (Simon Evans); for protection over all the equipment, and for smooth running of the systems so that the children are not distracted.

22.            Site team (Calvin Hanks); for a strong, dedicated team; for protection on them in all their physical activities, particularly providing security on site.

23.            Practical help not involving children – cleaners, car park attendants, helpers’ refreshments, security (night and day), those setting up and breaking down the site, Penny Pears and the staff of Hills Café as they provide refreshments to the parents.

24.            Prayer (Millie Brettenny)/Pastoral team, for their openness to what God is saying and doing through Lighthouse. For wisdom and discernment, for good listening and compassion with everyone

25.            For spiritual protection on every person who is involved with Lighthouse High Wycombe, not just during the week, but in the weeks and months beforehand.

26.            For good relationships with staff and employees of Highcrest Academy, both before and during the event. Also, for good relationships with neighbours, and safety on the surrounding roads.

27.            Finance: (Simon Evans). For God’s provision of what is needed. Pray for wisdom in right management of money, for generosity on the part of supporters, and for the successful outcome of grant applications. Give thanks for what we already have in hand.

28.            Local churches, that they will be generous and genuine in their prayerful, financial and practical support of Lighthouse; that they will be able to maintain links with children and their families after Lighthouse.

29.            For all the children who will come to Lighthouse, and for their families, that everyone will know God’s life changing love. Pray that those who decide to become friends with Jesus during the week will get the opportunity to be supported by a local church.

30.            Lighthouse Central - Give thanks for the work that they are doing to set up more new Lighthouses as well as support the ones that have been running for a while.

31.            Pray for the new Lighthouses that are starting this year in Bourne End and Langley, that they would be blessed and be a blessing to the children and young people who attend. Pray particularly for the parents of the children with additional needs attending Bourne End, that they will feel confident in letting their children come and be blessed because of their contact with Lighthouse.

“The battle is the Lord’s” 1 Samuel 17:47