As part of our commitment to the Healthcare Christian Fellowship’s ‘Seven Years of Prayer’ project, we make a point of praying for healthcare locally and worldwide on the first Wednesday of every month.

In September 2010, we are especially praying for:

• all students and staff in the Department of Care Sciences, especially any who are in particular need today
• local hospitals, and HESAS students working in them
• healthcare workers in places where there is war or communal strife
• healthcare in Australia and the Pacific
• the students from Kerala, India, who are coming to HESAS in September to study for their BSc in nursing, and a few for MSc
• the ‘Books Plus’ Christian bookshop in the University of Wales Hospital, and similar shops in other hospitals

• the work of the Healthcare Christian Fellowship

• the Living Hope Hospital Outreach in Nigeria, doing medical and evangelistic work, and especially teaching on obstetric care: Aggie Horne and her husband Ron have been helping there in the past few weeks.
• the “God loves the NHS” conference to be held in Sheffield in November
• Dr Liam Chapman’s visit to Uganda to help with a community project there which includes bee-keeping, goat breeding, support for orphan children, church planting, water supply, training women in baking and sewing, help to hospital patients, training of community health workers, help to prisoners, literacy classes in prisons and in the general community, etc.

These prayer intentions are posted in the Chaplaincy Quiet Room in Glyntaff, where individuals and small groups make a point of dropping in to pray at some time during first Wednesdays. If you would like to come and pray together with others, please contact the Chaplaincy and we will help you co-ordinate your visit with others.

Rev. Ray Vincent – Associate Chaplain