Daily Prayers for our World

We pray for children’s mental health. A new survey has shown that nearly 40% of 6-16 year-olds and half of 17-23 year-olds felt that their mental health had worsened since the first lockdown. God, we pray that every child would have the support they need to live a life of fullness and flourishing. We pray […]

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Daily Prayers for our World

We pray for those facing the threat of eviction. Out of 555 cases observed by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism in July and August, 270 ended in a possession order, with 88 of those cases mentioning the impact of Covid on their finances. God, we pray for provision for those struggling with debts and overdue […]

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Daily Prayers for our World

We pray for the UK’s response to economic changes brought about by the combined effects of COVID-19 and leaving the European Union. The Office for National Statistics reports that 41% of businesses across all industries with over 10 employees are struggling with labour shortages. God, we pray for the emergence of a just economy that […]

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Daily Prayers for our World

We pray for the effects of climate change in Africa. Across the continent, extreme weather change has been deadly. God, we pray that communities will have the resources they need to build resilience, and for urgent action to tackle increased global temperature rise. We pray for those on furlough. As the scheme ends, over 1.6 […]

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Daily Prayers for our World

We pray for the NHS. NHS providers have said that severe cuts may have to take place unless more funding is provided. God, we pray for better funding, for patients facing a delay in treatment, and for strength for all those working in the NHS. We pray for global action to prevent biodiversity loss. Nearly […]

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Daily Prayers for our World

We pray for racial equality. A recent report shows that Black people are more likely to be subjected to prolonged Taser use in the UK, alongside other inequalities in law enforcement. God, we pray for safe, just, and equitable law enforcement in the UK and elsewhere We pray for people who will be affected by […]

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Daily Prayers for our World

We pray for people struggling with gambling addiction. The pandemic has led to the sharpest ever rise in women seeking help for gambling addictions, new figures show. God, we pray for people who are struggling with gambling addiction, that they might be successful in seeking the support they need. We pray for protestors in Afghanistan. […]

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Daily Prayer for our World

We continue to pray for all those affected by wildfires. Fires have spread quickly across parts of Europe and North Africa as temperatures rise. God we pray for safety for those affected, and for those fighting fires. May you bring your peace and healing We pray for everyone facing bailiff action because of debt. At […]

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Prayer for Afghanistan — Ramani Leathard, UK

In this desperate time of violence in Afghanistan, we can feel powerless. But we believe in the power of prayer. This prayer comes from Christian Aid, written by Ramani Leathard, Christian Aid’s Head of Region for South East Asia and Afghanistan. Pray for Afghanistan O God of mercy and of peace, We hold before you […]

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