8 DECEMBER ’21 | PRAY FOR OUR WORLD

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Dear prayer partners, As 2021 draws rapidly to a close, it is a good time to take stock and contemplate God’s Kingdom within the context of the many geopolitical manoeuvres and headline grabbing events of the year. Shifts in leadership and power, as well as economic challenges, disasters and crises of many kinds, all have…

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1 DECEMBER ’21 | PRAY FOR UKRAINE & RUSSIA

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Dear prayer partners, In recent days, tensions between Ukraine and Russia have escalated, raising fears of possible armed conflict between the two nations. The years-long war in Ukraine’s Donetsk region, where Russian-speaking separatists have clashed with Ukraine’s armed forces, has regularly threatened to spill over into a larger regional conflict between Ukraine (backed by the…

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24 NOVEMBER ’21 | PRAY FOR COVID-19 PROTESTS

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Dear prayer partners, On Sunday 21 November, thousands of people marched through central Brussels (Belgium’s capital) to protest restrictions imposed by the government to counter the latest rise in coronavirus cases. The rally was also protesting the requirement to show a vaccine certificate when going to public places such as restaurants. The march began peacefully…

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17 NOVEMBER ’21 | PRAY FOR POLAND & BELARUS

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Dear prayer partners, On Wednesday 10 November, Polish border guards recorded at least 468 failed attempts by migrants to breach Poland’s frontier. Poland deployed additional troops to strengthen the border and to prevent refugees from crossing over. Small numbers of people that breached the fence have been detained and others were sent back to Belarus….

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10 NOVEMBER ’21 | PRAY FOR SIERRA LEONE

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Dear prayer partners, On Saturday 6 November, a fuel tanker en route to a filling station to discharge its fuel exploded following a collision with a lorry in Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown. The flames spread, burning people in cars and on roads nearby. The blast killed at least 99 people and injured dozens more. Most…

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3 NOVEMBER ’21 | PRAY FOR THE PERSECUTED

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Dear prayer partners, Sunday 7 November is the International Day of Prayer for persecuted Christians across the world. The purpose of commemorating this day once a year is to unite hearts and raise voices in support and prayer for those who are persecuted, together with increasing awareness of those who are oppressed for their religious…

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27 OCTOBER ’21 | PRAY FOR SOUTH SUDAN

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Dear prayer partners, Since the start of the rainy season in July 2021, ongoing floods in South Sudan have affected more than 700,000 people across 13 states – the worst flooding in decades. Villages have been swept away or submerged, roads have become inaccessible, cattle have drowned, and crops have been destroyed – worsening the…

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20 OCTOBER ’21 | PRAY FOR RUSSIA

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Dear prayer partners, On Saturday 16 October, Russia’s government reported 1,002 COVID-19 related deaths and 33,208 new infections for the first time since the start of the pandemic. These statistics have set a pandemic high for both fatalities and cases for three days in a row. According to Worldometer, deaths from COVID-19 in Russia now…

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13 OCTOBER ’21 | PRAY FOR KENYA

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Dear prayer partners, On Friday 1 October, the World Food Programme (WFP) warned that at least 2.4 million people in Kenya are at risk of acute food insecurity by November. In recent years, Kenya has experienced two back-to-back droughts in their rainy seasons, flash floods, and a months-long locust invasion that has left the arid…

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