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.
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
The pandemic has caused many to learn new skills and it has also provided new opportunities.
Dana and Damaris Craft are part of the Gafcon Church Planting Network. They have planted a church in Guatemala City, in zone 3 of the dump site.
The Archbishop of the Anglican Church in Brazil, Miguel Uchoa, convened the 2nd General Synod of the Brazilian Province.
Last year we prayed for the effects of severe flooding in South Sudan. This year there has been very heavy rainfall again in East Africa and there is a danger of flooding.
In Valparaiso Diocese, the Anglican Church in Chile, they are starting an enquirers group called 'A coffee with Jesus'.
Six weeks ago, we prayed for the portable Bible schools in Goma diocese, DR Congo. Joseph Rusangiza reports from the Archdeaconry of Binza.
As a result of the military coup, medical services in Myanmar are already severely reduced and the country is in the middle of a catastrophic health crisis as Covid-19 spreads out of control.
The Gafcon devotions this month are from the book of 1 Kings and are led by Rev Jodie McNeil.
Higor Melo has been a postulant in the Anglican Church in Brazil, serving the local church in mission and church planting, and training at the Seminario Anglicano Teologico (SAT).
Last month we prayed about the ceasefire in Tigray, Ethiopia, and the potential famine in the region. The situation is still very tentative.
The East African Christian College, Rwanda, has received important government accreditations in the past 8 months.
Anglican Missions Africa have appointed Billy Omandi to help coordinate and organise training activities and missions.
Richard and Caroline Seed work with the Gafcon Theological Education Network to run lecturer training courses in Chile and Brazil.