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Prayer

Welcome to the Fuel for Prayer page

Johnny Lockwood (Prayer Network leader) gathers daily prayer requests and items for praise from around the world, which you can follow by scrolling down on this page or on the Gafcon Facebook and Instagram.

Para ler os Pedidos de Oração desta semana em Português visite o site https://www.gafconpt.org/pt/intercessao

Para leer las Peticiones de Oración de esta semana en Español vaya al sitio https://www.gafconpt.org/es/intercessao

The Gafcon Collect: 

Eternal God and gracious Father, whose blessed Son Jesus Christ died for our redemption; commissioned His disciples to preach the good news; and sent the indwelling Holy Spirit in every generation to embrace and proclaim salvation in Christ alone:   
Arise and defend your Church, the pillar and bulwark of the truth.  Shine the light of your Holy Word upon hearts darkened by error and strengthen the work of Gafcon so that the Anglican Communion throughout the world proclaims Christ faithfully to the nations, that captives may be set free, the straying rescued, and the confused restored. Bind your children together in truth, love, unity and courage, that we, with all your saints, may inherit your eternal kingdom, through our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, Amen. 

PrayerMate App

Johnny has also introduced the Prayermate app to help keep the Gafcon family up to date with news from around the world. This is a very useful app for organising daily prayer on your smartphone.

Go to http://praynow4.org/gafcon  to find instructions for how to get the Prayermate app. Then 'subscribe' to the Gafcon feed - add subject / Church Life / World Churches / Gafcon. It is a free app and a free subscription. You can also use the QR code below.

Global Anglicans Moment & Prayer

Global Anglicans Moment & Prayer is an initiative for churches around the world so that each week they are kept up to date with news and a prayer item: https://www.gafcon.org/moment-and-prayer

Throughout the Gafcon churches worldwide we are looking to build up the faithful global Communion by sharing these bulletin updates in Gafcon churches' media announcements. We are seeking to have a Gafcon representative or advocate in each church who will be our point of contact for the Moment & Prayer items. If you are a church staff member and/or an active church member who is using the Moment & Prayer news then we would love to connect with you and email the weekly updates to you. Follow the updates on website and social media with the hashtag #globalmomentandprayer

Please email [email protected] if you would like to find out more and be added to the group of Gafcon Church Representatives/Advocates.

Interceeding for the Persecuted Church

Faith McDonnell, co-leader of the Suffering Church Network, recommends Open Doors' World Watch List 2021 to interceed for our persecuted brothers and sisters around the world, click here to find out more.

Daily prayers from around the world

18th July 2022

In DR Congo, tribal animosity, political instability, armed militias, and economic factors, have made life very difficult for regular citizens, and there are huge numbers of internally displaced...

17th July 2022

Tribal animosity and violence is a big problem in South Sudan. 

16th July 2022

The Church of Uganda's Mothers' Union publishes a Uganda Family Prayer Guide. This is to encourage Christian families to have a Bible reading and prayer focus each week.

15th July 2022

GAFCON IV (Kigali, Rwanda, April 17-21, 2023). The programme is beginning to take shape.

14th July 2022

Centro de Estudios Pastorales (CEP), is the training College for Anglican ministry in Chile. A new curriculum is being written to begin in 2023.

13th July 2022

The Diocese of Muhabura has a border with the DR Congo. Thousands of refugees are fleeing across the border because of rebel activity in DRC.

12th July 2022

Innocent Igiraneza works for United Adoration in Africa, organising song writing and worship workshops.

11th July 2022

In the eastern parts of the DR Congo there is on-going conflict and violence.

10th July 2022

Collect of the Day.

9th July 2022

Last week some invitations were successfully sent out and registrations for GAFCON IV are underway. 'Heavenly Father, thank you that invitations and registrations are beginning to flow.

8th July 2022

About 1.5 million Syrian refugees live in Lebanon in very difficult conditions. Anglican Aid (Sydney, Australia) are supporting the Good Shepherd School.

7th July 2022

Bunda Bible College is one of the designated Gafcon Regional Colleges in Tanzania. Last month we prayed that the College would be able to increase capacity.

6th July 2022

Myanmar. Heavenly Father, we ask for your blessings and mercy on the Church of the Province of Myanmar.

5th July 2022

Bishop Mwita Akiri (leader of Gafcon Tanzania) flags up the issue of safety for African Church leaders in their ministry as they travel long distances by road.

4th July 2022

The Anglican Mission in England (AMiE) is a growing Convocation of Anglican churches in England committed to church planting. Karen Soole is the recently appointed Women's Ministry Director.

3rd July 2022

Rev Joseph Ruzangiza reports on a Pentecost mission in the village of Nzulo in Goma Diocese, DR Congo.

2nd July 2022

The U.S. Anglican Relief and Development Fund (ARDF) has been involved in national disaster relief for a number of years.

1st July 2022

Last year we prayed for the ambitious building project called 'The Children and Teens Center' (CTC) at All Saints Cathedral, Nairobi.

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