‘Come and See’ – Who’s involved so far

Here’s a current list of the churches getting involved in ‘Come and See’, and what they are planning to do.

DEANERIES

Kettering

  • Service of prayer and worship for all in the Kettering deanery (including other denominations) on Monday 3rd June.

CHURCHES

All Saints’, Braunston

  • Praying the ‘Pray and See’ candle each Sunday
  • Ascension Day service
  • All groups will be using the ‘Thy Kingdom Come’ Daily Prayer booklet and Prayer Journal throughout.

All Saints’, Peterborough

  • Prayers are being said at All Saints for people to come to faith.

Churches Together in Kettering and District

  • Ascension Day service at St Peter and St Paul, Kettering
  • Week of prayer from Monday 3rd to Sunday 9th June:
    • Monday 3rd June: Holy Trinity, Squires Hill, Rothwell, NN14 6BQ (7.30pm to 8.30pm)
    • Tuesday 4th June: Central Methodist Church, School Lane, Kettering, NN16 0DH (7.30pm to 8.30pm)
    • Wednesday 5th June: Christ the King, Deeble Road, Kettering, NN15 7AA (7.30pm to 8.30pm)
    • Thursday 6th June: The Salvation Army, 66 Rockingham Rd, Kettering, NN16 8JU (7.30pm to 8.30pm)
    • Friday 7th June: Open Door Church, 21 Montagu Street, Kettering, NN16 8XG (7.30pm to 8.30pm)
    • Sunday 9th June: ‘We Bow Down’ prayer and torchlight gathering at the Market Place at 8.45pm (organised by Central Vineyard). If anyone from churches within Kettering would like to volunteer for the Prayer Ministry Team, please contact David & Elaine Roberts via admin@centralvineyard.co.uk. More details of this event can be found here.
    • Afterwards: Candlelit service, night prayer and vigil at St Peter and St Paul, Kettering.

Desborough, Braybrooke, Dingley and Brampton Ash

  • All four churches in the benefice are lighting their candles week by week, and each one will have a special service for ‘Thy Kingdom Come’ either on Sunday 2nd June or Sunday 9th June (the villages only have a service once a fortnight)
  • In addition, St Giles Desborough are uniting with the United Reformed Church and Baptist Church for a joint service of worship and prayer on the afternoon of Sunday 9th June
  • St Giles are also doing prayer walking around Desborough during ‘Thy Kingdom Come’, and have invited the other churches in the town to join them, specifically on Tuesday 4th June
  • The current LPM-in-training is dropping invitations through the doors of one of the new estates in Desborough, inviting people to send in prayer requests during the period of ‘Thy Kingdom Come’.

Heyford with Stowe Nine Churches and Flore with Brockhall

  • They are using some of the ‘Thy Kingdom Come’ resources in the benefice, and have plans for others in the weeks ahead
  • All Saints, Flore held their Messy Church service on Saturday 11th May, and used some of the material from the Bright Ideas booklet, including the paper ‘prayeroplanes’ which went down well
  • The church also held a hugely successful prayer initiative prior to Easter, in partnership with Flore Primary School.

Peterborough Cathedral

  • To mark ‘Thy Kingdom Come’, a special prayer trail for the whole family, based on the Lord’s Prayer, will be launched on Sunday 26th May at the Cathedral.

Saint Mary The Virgin, Welford

  • Praying the ‘Pray and See’ candle each Sunday.

St Andrew Boughton, Cransley and Mawsley

  • The church will be holding an Ascension Communion service
  • Additional morning/evening prayers will be held over this period, encouraging people to pray using the daily office booklets and family prayer resources.

St Mark’s, Peterborough

  • There will be a number of services and prayer opportunities to join in with ‘Thy Kingdom Come’ – click here for more details.

St Mary’s, Peterborough

  • Friday 31st May – ‘Thy Kingdom Come – Come and Pray’ day at St Mary’s chapel from 11am to 7pm. Everyone is warmly invited to come and to stay as long as they wish. There will be candles to light, ‘Thy Kingdom Come’ resources to use and to take away, prayer booklets and prayer cards and the opportunity to sit quietly and pray, and/or do a prayer walk around the church
  • Thursday 6th June – ‘Thursday Prayers’ in the chapel at St Mary’s will be on the theme of ‘Thy Kingdom Come’. They will take place from 10.30am to 11.30am.

St Mary’s, Ringstead

  • Praying the ‘Pray and See’ candle each Sunday.

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