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
In the last month there has been positive news of Covid-19 vaccines becoming available. Thank God for answering our prayers.
In the Iglesia Anglicana de Chile the churches have not been able to meet together since last March. Ask God for His help as they prepare to celebrate Christmas online.
Gafcon Communications have put together a reading of John 1:1-18 from around the world.
Collect for the fourth Sunday in Advent
The Anglican Mission in England (AMiE) is an Anglican church planting network in England.
In November we prayed for a song writing workshop in Rutana Diocese, Burundi, organised through United Adoration (UA), linked with the Gafcon Global Mission Partnership Network.
Faith McDonnell, co-leader of the Gafcon Suffering Church Network, draws our attention to the news that the International Criminal Court has found that Nigeria meets the threshold to launch an...
The House of Hope (Recife Diocese, Brazil) partially re-opened last week. It is open for 2 hours a day and there are classes in arts, cooking, and evangelism.
The Diocese of Maiduguri in Borno State, North East Nigeria, has suffered much at the hands of Boko Haram. Pray for the Lord's provision in their ministry to help widows and orphans.
The Gafcon Bishops Training Institute provides training for new bishops in various aspects of their role. The BTI have not been able to meet in 2020.
The Third Sunday in Advent.
Bishop Samson Mwaluda and his wife Canon Agatha are writing the content this month.
The House of Hope (Recife Diocese, Brazil) is a place of love and education for children. The new buildings were officially opened on Dec 1 by Archbishop Miguel Uchoa.
Keith and Kristyn Getty recently recorded an interview for Gafcon and have generously made available several songs on the theme of Advent.
Barishol Diocese, Bangladesh. In October, the diocese held 3 seminars for women. Women make up the majority of those in the churches and they are very active in participating in the Church.