Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

This week 18-25 January, we pray for Christian unity, during the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. We pray that Christians may be brought together in prayer, reconciliation, and unity. Daily prayers and action points are available from Christian Aid HERE.  You’ll find starting point, reflections, questions and prayers based on the theme. There are […]

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WCC hosts online celebration for Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

World Council of Churches (WCC) interim general secretary Rev. Prof. Dr Ioan Sauca is inviting the global ecumenical family and friends to join the WCC for a livestreamed public prayer service on 25 January, the final day of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. The theme for 2021 is “Abide in my love and […]

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Daily Prayers for our World

We pray for teachers and students. As the new term starts, schools have faced a lack of clarity over reopening which has made it more difficult to plan appropriate education for students and has left teachers and support staff without clear guidance. We pray that every child will be educated properly and safely, and that […]

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Pray for justice – 2021 launch of the World Watch List

The 2021 World Watch List was launched on January 13th highlighting the persecution of Christians worldwide. Some Key Findings:  Persecution continues to rise. Christians killed for their faith has risen by 60% to 4,761. Christians have suffered discrimination over access to Covid-19 relief. 74 countries — one more than last year – showed extreme, very […]

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Thursday Prayer Power 20:00

‘God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.’ –Psalm 46.1 Here’s a suggestion of one way to put our covenant of discipleship into action. Thursdays at 8.00 pm we are all invited to express our gratitude to the National Health Service and all key workers. Evenings are dark and cold this […]

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Daily Prayers for our World

We pray for the UK’s new financial commitments in 2021. The recent Spending Review included the aid budget being slashed to just 0.5% of GNI and didn’t commit to a permanent £20 uplift in Universal Credit. We pray for budgetary commitments which prioritise creating a fairer society and a more just world. We pray for […]

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Daily Prayers for our World

We pray for the transformation which Jesus brings. This Christmas, we remember the coming of Jesus to our world, and the promise of hope which that brings with it. We pray that the trans-formative power of Jesus might be felt in all communities around the world today. We pray for those weighed down by debt […]

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Daily Prayer for our world

We pray for migrants. Friday 18th was UN International Migrants Day, which celebrates social cohesion and the new communities enriched by the contribution of migrants. We pray comfort for those leaving their homes for a better life and thank you for the communities enhanced by diversity. We give thanks and appreciation for teachers. Often caught […]

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Daily Prayers for our World

We pray for people fleeing conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region. Especially those who are fleeing conflict between forces in the area and are caught up in fighting, while humanitarian organisations have not been able to easily access the region. We pray for those forced to leave their homes and for the safety of all in […]

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Daily Prayer for Our World

We give thanks for biodiversity. World Soil Day, which celebrates the biodiversity encouraged by healthy soil and encourages sustainable management and are thankful for the variety of life supported by God’s creation We give thanks for vaccine development around the world especially the dedication of scientists in creating the vaccine, and pray for the success […]

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