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The 3-Villages Prayer Chain has been in place since November 2009 and offers prayer for anyone in need, irrespective of faith, denomination or, indeed, no faith. We have received a wide variety of request for prayer in that time. There are approx 20 members, all within the local community, representing a cross section of our churches.

Designed to complement the prayers on the church’s weekly pew sheet, the Prayer Chain differs in that it is activated immediately a request is made and is entirely confidential. This means that prayer requests are not included in the weekly church pew sheet unless specifically requested.


We communicate with each other regularly, via email, to add names and update progress. Data Protection remains foremost and all information shared is kept to a minimum – e.g.: Christian name and broad outline of reason for prayer only.

This form of prayer support is used in many churches and is often of great comfort to those in distress. We believe all prayer works to complement the skills and wisdom of those in the medical and other professions. Anyone within our 3 villages, irrespective of faith or belief, is welcome to phone with a request for prayer; not only those who are members of the church community. Every request will be warmly received and remain in complete confidence within the group.


If you would like prayer in confidence, or any further information about the Prayer Chain please phone Rev. Robert Ward on 01886 880438.


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