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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Prayers for Afghanistan

The World Council of Churches invites its member churches around the world, and all people of faith, to pray for the people of Afghanistan. “People who have already suffered for decades from armed conflict, displacement, oppression, corruption and bad governance have once again been cast into fear and uncertainty as a result of the dramatic […]

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Concern & Grief – Palestine & Israel

News from the URC: On behalf of the World Council of Churches (WCC), of which the URC is a member, the Revd Prof Dr Ioan Sauca, Acting General Secretary for the WCC, has expressed mounting concern and profound grief at the rising toll of people killed and injured in the escalating violence in Israel and […]

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Christian Aid – supporting mission

Christian Aid — an important part of our church’s mission Ways of giving: BACS transfer  to Sort Code 54-41-19  a/c no. is 68577613 at CTS Christian Aid Just Giving            caweek.org Text     CAIDSALISBURY  to 70085 to  give  £5.00 Thank you.    

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Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

22 January 2021 marked the entry into force of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), the first international treaty to comprehensively ban nuclear weapons. We congratulate, celebrate and appreciate the countries that have ratified and signed the Treaty, as well as all who have worked for nuclear disarmament and abolition for many […]

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Pray for justice – World Watch List

The World Watch List  highlights the persecution of Christians worldwide. 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 high or high levels of persecution, affecting at least […]

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Global Care Prayer Calendar

Andover URC, through Global Care, has sponsored Agape, a young girl in Uganda, for several years. We are invited to pray for the work and mission of Global Care using the Prayer Calendar below on this page. Global Care… Fighting child poverty for 37 years through Child Sponsorship, special projects and caring for children at […]

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Stay Alert for Justice

COVID-19 has brought huge changes to all our lives, but inequalities mean that some people have been hit even harder than others. The world on the other side of the lockdown will be different. If we stay alert to justice we can make the right choices about how to move on. People from across the […]

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Council for World Mission – news of our world

Prayer concerns from the Council for World Mission (CWM) CWM highlights the Corvid 19 epidemic that affects all its member churches. Often this is against a background of inequality, lack of health care, social deprivation and overwhelming loss. Please hold our partner churches and agencies in prayer. There is particular concern about: the measles epidemic […]

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