Prayer Cycle

The Diocesan Cycle of Prayer is the means whereby all the people of the Diocese, and of the Church in Scotland and further afield, can be covered by prayer each month. The Cycle is observed by churches in the Diocese, but please also consider making it a cornerstone of your own daily devotions.

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PDF Version last updated 24th February 2021.

Online Version last updated 24th February 2021.

1st Day of Each Month
  • Bishop Kevin Pearson, Bishop of the United Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway.
  • Scottish Episcopal Church: Those in training for ordained and lay ministries.
  • Bishop Gregor Duncan, Bishop Idris Jones, Bishop John Taylor, Bishop Gordon Mursell, all retired clergy and those in Post-Retiral Ministry.
  • The Church of Scotland.
  • The Roman Catholic Church in Scotland.
2nd Day of Each Month
  • Bishop Kevin Pearson, Bishop of the United Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway.
  • Porvoo Link: The Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church.
  • Pastoral Assistants, Eucharistic Assistants, Worship Leaders and Spiritual Companions in the Diocese.
  • North Ayrshire Team: St Andrew’s, Ardrossan; St Peter’s, Dalry; St Andrew’s, Irvine (Vacant, Linda Whitby, Margaret Williams).
3rd Day of Each Month
  • Bishop Kevin Pearson, Bishop of the United Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway.
  • The Dean (Reuben Preston).
  • Lay Representatives, Alternate Lay Representatives and members of Regional Councils.
  • Holy Trinity, Ayr (Martyn Trembath).
  • St Oswald’s, Maybole (Jim Geen, Liz Crumlish).
4th Day of Each Month
  • Bishop Kevin Pearson, Bishop of the United Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway.
  • Porvoo Link: The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Lithuania.
  • St Columba’s, Largs (Vacant).
  • St Ninian’s, Prestwick (Jane Ross).
5th Day of Each Month
  • Bishop Kevin Pearson, Bishop of the United Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway.
  • Scottish Episcopal Church: Aberdeen & Orkney (Bishop Anne Dyer).
  • Holy Trinity, Kilmarnock (Vacant).
  • St Ninian’s, Troon (Vacant).
6th Day of Each Month
  • Bishop Kevin Pearson, Bishop of the United Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway.
  • Porvoo Link: The Church of Norway.
  • St John the Evangelist, Annan; St John the Evangelist, Eastriggs; All Saints, Gretna; (Martin Callaghan, Melvyn Redgers).
  • All Saints, Lockerbie; St John the Evangelist, Moffat (Paul Singh, John Stevenson).
7th Day of Each Month
  • Bishop Kevin Pearson, Bishop of the United Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway.
  • Bishop’s Staff Group.
  • All Saints, Challoch, with the Whithorn Fellowship; St Ninian’s, Portpatrick; St John the Evangelist, Stranraer (Vacant).
8th Day of Each Month
  • Bishop Kevin Pearson, Bishop of the United Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway.
  • Porvoo Link: The Church of Sweden.
  • Diocesan Council.
  • St Mary’s, Gatehouse of Fleet; St Francis of Assisi (Greyfriars), Kirkcudbright (Stephen Hazlett).
9th Day of Each Month
  • Bishop Kevin Pearson, Bishop of the United Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway.
  • Scottish Episcopal Church: Argyll and the Isles (Bishop-elect Keith Riglin).
  • St Ninian’s, Castle Douglas (Christopher Ketley, Douglas Allison, Alan Rumble).
  • Christ Church, Dalbeattie (Christopher Ketley, John Simmons, Helen Evans).
10th Day of Each Month
  • Bishop Kevin Pearson, Bishop of the United Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway.
  • Porvoo Link: The Church of England.
  • St John the Evangelist, Dumfries (Janice Aiton, James Clark-Maxwell, Andrew MacKenzie, Paul Burbridge, Ann Shukman, Steven Ballard, Gordon Warwick, Richard Starkey).
  • St Margaret of Scotland, New Galloway (Vacant).
11th Day of Each Month
  • Bishop Kevin Pearson, Bishop of the United Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway.
  • Diocesan Secretary (John Mitchell).
  • East End Team Ministry: St John the Evangelist, Baillieston; St Kentigern’s, Dennistoun; St Serf’s, Shettleston (Jim Benton-Evans, Lucy Ireland).
12th Day of Each Month
  • Bishop Kevin Pearson, Bishop of the United Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway.
  • Porvoo Link: The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland.
  • Diocesan Treasurer (Robert Burgon); Diocesan Auditors (John R. Park, Jackie McCarrell, Andrew Littlejohn).
  • St James-the-Less, Bishopbriggs (Paul Watson, Harriet Johnston, Kennedy Fraser).
  • St Cyprian’s, Lenzie (Les Ireland).
13th Day of Each Month
  • Bishop Kevin Pearson, Bishop of the United Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway.
  • Scottish Episcopal Church: Brechin (Bishop Andrew Swift).
  • Companions of Our Lady & St Mungo (Ellen Barrett, Alison Joy Whybrow).
  • Holy Name, Cumbernauld (Vacant, Ray Gascoigne).
  • St Matthew’s, Possilpark (David Wostenholm, Stuart Wood).
14th Day of Each Month
  • Bishop Kevin Pearson, Bishop of the United Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway.
  • Porvoo Link: The Church of Ireland.
  • Diocesan Chancellor (Bruce Erroch); Diocesan Registrar (Ronald Inglis).
  • St Bride’s, Glasgow (Kevin Francis, Gregor Duncan).
  • St Andrew’s, Milngavie; (Andrea Hagenbuch, Fraser Gold).
15th Day of Each Month
  • Bishop Kevin Pearson, Bishop of the United Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway.
  • Cathedral Chapter.
  • Cathedral Church of St Mary, Glasgow (Kelvin Holdsworth, Oliver Brewer-Lennon, John Riches, Ellen Barrett).
16th Day of Each Month
  • Bishop Kevin Pearson, Bishop of the United Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway.
  • Porvoo Link: The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Iceland.
  • St Mungo’s, Alexandria (Vacant).
  • St Augustine’s, Dumbarton (Heller González).
17th Day of Each Month
  • Bishop Kevin Pearson, Bishop of the United Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway.
  • Scottish Episcopal Church: Edinburgh (Bishop John Armes).
  • Diocesan Architect (Rebecca Cadie); Diocesan Surveyor (Elliott Glenesk).
  • All Saints, Bearsden; (Kirstin Freeman).
  • St Michael & All Angels, Helensburgh (Dominic Ind, Pat Smith, Kevin Boak).
18th Day of Each Month
  • Bishop Kevin Pearson, Bishop of the United Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway.
  • Porvoo Link: The Church in Wales.
  • Drumchapel Ecumenical Partnership.
  • All Saints, Jordanhill (Sydney Maitland).
19th Day of Each Month
  • Bishop Kevin Pearson, Bishop of the United Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway.
  • Diocesan Property Committee (Reuben Preston).
  • St Aidan’s, Clarkston (Nicholas Taylor).
  • St Margaret of Scotland, Newlands (Gordon Fyfe, Maggie McTernan, Charlotte Methuen).
20th Day of Each Month
  • Bishop Kevin Pearson, Bishop of the United Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway.
  • Porvoo Link: The Lusitanian Church of Portugal.
  • Diocesan Centre Staff (Christine Hughes, Iolanthe Stack, Marion Noble).
  • St Oswald’s, King’s Park (Vacant).
  • St Ninian’s, Pollokshields (Paul Romano, Eamonn Rodgers, Kenneth Roach).
21st Day of Each Month
  • Bishop Kevin Pearson, Bishop of the United Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway.
  • Scottish Episcopal Church: Moray, Ross and Caithness (Bishop Mark Strange).
  • Good Shepherd & Ascension, Hillington; Holy Trinity & St Barnabas, Paisley (Deborah Davison).
22nd Day of Each Month
  • Bishop Kevin Pearson, Bishop of the United Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway.
  • Porvoo Link: The Spanish Episcopal Reformed Church.
  • Diocesan Protection of Vulnerable Groups Co-ordinator (Anne Jones).
  • St John’s, Johnstone; St Margaret’s, Renfrew (Reuben Preston).
23rd Day of Each Month
  • Bishop Kevin Pearson, Bishop of the United Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway.
  • St Bartholomew’s, Gourock (Vacant).
  • St John the Evangelist, Greenock (Wilhelmina Nesbitt).
24th Day of Each Month
  • Bishop Kevin Pearson, Bishop of the United Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway.
  • Porvoo Link: The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Denmark.
  • Heartland Group: St Mary’s, Bridge of Weir; St Fillan’s, Kilmacolm; St Mary the Virgin, Port Glasgow (Vacant, Robert Chambers, Gerard McKeown).
25th Day of Each Month
  • Bishop Kevin Pearson, Bishop of the United Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway.
  • Scottish Episcopal Church: St Andrew’s, Dunkeld and Dunblane (Bishop Ian Paton).
  • Canon Missioner (Audrey Stewart); Digital Missioner (Petko Marinov).
  • Holy Trinity, Motherwell; St Andrew’s, Wishaw (Richard Kilgour, Charles Sargent).
26th Day of Each Month
  • Bishop Kevin Pearson, Bishop of the United Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway.
  • Porvoo Link: Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church Abroad.
  • Mothers’ Union (Jill Cameron).
  • St Cuthbert’s, Cambuslang; St Mark’s, East Kilbride (Paul Fletcher).
27th Day of Each Month
  • Bishop Kevin Pearson, Bishop of the United Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway.
  • Porvoo Link: The Lutheran Church in Great Britain.
  • St Mary the Virgin, Hamilton; St Andrew’s, Uddingston (Matthew Little).
  • Episcopalians in isolated parts of the country.
28th Day of Each Month
  • Bishop Kevin Pearson, Bishop of the United Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway.
  • Interfaith Relations (Maggie McTernan).
  • Christ Church, Lanark (Drew Sheridan, Lee Johnston, Robert Burgon, Richard Evans).
  • St Paul and St John the Evangelist, Monklands (Vacant).
29th Day of Each Month
  • Bishop Kevin Pearson, Bishop of the United Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway.
  • Scottish Episcopal Church: General Synod Office (John Stuart, Secretary General).
  • Scottish Episcopal Church: Provincial Standing Committee & Provincial Boards.
  • Chaplaincy in Hospitals, Education and Commerce.
  • Anglican Chaplaincy, University of Glasgow (Kevin Francis).
30th Day of Each Month
  • Bishop Kevin Pearson, Bishop of the United Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway.
  • The Methodist Church in Scotland (Mark Slaney).
  • The United Reformed Church (Paul Whittle).
  • EMU Partnership Agreement.
31st Day of Each Month
  • Bishop Kevin Pearson, Bishop of the United Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway.
  • The Anglican Communion.
  • The Primates’ Meeting.
  • The Anglican Consultative Council (Alistair Dinnie, Jenny Wright).