Thy Kingdom Come 2017: Archbishop of Canterbury launches #PledgeToPray

Feb 10, 2017 by

The Archbishop of Canterbury is encouraging Christians of all denominations to #Pledge2Pray as part of global prayer movement Thy Kingdom Come. Last year more than 100,000 people joined with the Archbishops of Canterbury and York to pray in the 10 days between Ascension and Pentecost. This year,...

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National Day of Prayer about abortion

Oct 10, 2016 by

A National Day of Prayer about abortion is held each year on 27th October, the anniversary of the passing of the Abortion Act.   When the Act was passed 49 years ago assurances were given that abortion would be limited to a small number of exceptional cases.  Now we have virtually abortion on...

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A Tale of Two Cities: Charlotte and Tulsa

Sep 24, 2016 by

by Canon Phil Ashey, AAC: Every morning I check the news headlines and frequently rely on my mobile phone’s app for CNN.  It’s not very often that I find positive things about the Church in the headlines, but today I was both heartened and convicted by this story:  “Why Charlotte exploded and...

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EU reconciliation prayer released ahead of Sunday services

Jun 25, 2016 by

by Alex Williams, Premier: Churches across the UK wanting to pray for the aftermath of the UK’s EU referendum are being invited to use a prayer issued by the Church of England. The prayer of reconciliation – released before churches across the country hold services on Sunday morning...

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Catholics and Anglicans are to pray together for the conversion of the nation

May 5, 2016 by

from Catholic Herald: The bishops of England and Wales have asked Catholics to join in an Anglican week of prayer for the conversion of the country. Fr Christopher Thomas, general secretary of the bishops’ conference, told Vatican Radio that the bishops had responded positively to an appeal from...

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Archbishops Call for ‘Great Wave of Prayer’ for Evangelism During Pentecost

May 5, 2016 by

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York are inviting churches to pray for the evangelisation of the nation during the week before Pentecost Sunday. The Archbishops have written to every serving parish priest in the Church of England expressing their longing “to see a great wave of prayer across our...

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