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Prayer Calendar: January 2020 till January 2021

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Compiled by Helen and Richard Connell


We pray for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity which runs from the 18th -25th January and for all those actively involved in this.



Jeremiah 29: 11-13.

Please pray for the AIF Annual London Meeting and AGM taking place on the 8th February.



Ephesians 6: 11-12

Hope2020 is an ecumenical initiative and they are asking for prayer on the 20th of each month so please pray for them and visit their site Hope Together for resources.



Genesis 4: 9

Especially in the month in which Easter falls and in scarred divided situations, pray this month for Interchurch Families around the world that they may be a source of reconciliation.



Ecclesiastes 3: 11

Pray for the church and political leaders of the UK as well as every leader in Europe.



Jeremiah 10: 2

Please pray in this month for the issues around Climate Change and the upcoming conference to be held in Glasgow as well as praying for guidance for our own routines and how we can positively influence change.



Philippians 3: 13-14

Lord, in order to be with you, I need you to show me how to ‘create desert’ in the midst of my ordinary life. Cleanse me from the illusions and pretences that confront me today so that my life may serve as a gift to those around me. (Adapted from ‘Emotionally Healthy Spirituality Day by Day by Peter Scazzero).



Isaiah 43: 18-19

Pray for all those who suffer from mental health issues. Please pray especially for Kintsugi Hope who have developed a programme for churches to run in their communities. ‘Anxiety isn’t a weakness. Living with anxiety, turning up and doing stuff with anxiety takes a strength many will not know.’



Lamentations 3: 22-24

As the new term begins please pray for children and students starting or returning to education and also this month for the preparations for the AIF Online Conference in October.



2 Samuel 24: 14

Pray for people as they consider using the new materials for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2021.



Isaiah 2: 1-5

In the month when we remember those killed or injured in war, let us pray for lasting peace. ‘The Prophet Isaiah paints a vivid picture of a time when all nations will be at peace, when there will be no more tears and pain, no weapons or division and justice will prevail.’ (Follow the Star 2019).



Deuteronomy 7: 9

‘It is good to prepare for Christmas, to remember the promises of God, his coming in Jesus and celebrate by sharing love with family and friends.’ (Follow the Star 2019).


January 2021

Mark 6: 34

Please pray that we may focus on God and what he is doing as we enter the New Year. ‘New Year’s resolutions give us hope and direction but keeping them is not always easy. If we’re not careful, we can find ourselves quickly getting off track.’ (Follow the Star 2019).