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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

12th February 2022

In December, we prayed for the prayer meetings going on to discern the plan for 2022 in Goma diocese, DR Congo.

11th February 2022

Preparations are beginning for GAFCON IV.

10th February 2022

Last November we prayed for Rev Josh Maynard as he served his notice as a priest in the Church in Wales.

9th February 2022

Bishop Marcio Simoes asks for prayer for the ministry in the Diocese of Vitoria, in The Anglican Church in Brazil.

8th February 2022

As Anglican Missions Africa get going again in 2022, they received 770 Church Planting training manuals from United World Missions.

7th February 2022

In the southern hemisphere Bible Colleges are starting a new academic year. At George Whitfield College in South Africa, they are returning to in-person classes.

6th February 2022

Epiphany 6.

5th February 2022

All Saints Cathedral, Nairobi, Kenya, are running a course for young women (aged between 25-34) called Adili - which means 'virtuous' in Swahili. Registration is open.

4th February 2022

Paul Geno is the Kampala Diocesan youth leader (Church of Uganda).

3rd February 2022

On January 30, Pastor William Siraj (from the Church of Pakistan) was murdered by gunmen in Peshawar, Pakistan. He was returning home from Sunday worship.

2nd February 2022

In Barishal Diocese, Church of Bangladesh, the Bishop is Shourabh Pholia and his wife is Rev. Dn. Suchitra Behera.

1st February 2022

The Jonglei Health Sciences Institute (JHSI) in Bor, South Sudan, trains midwives and medical clinicians.

31st January 2022

In the diocese of Toliara in Madagascar there has been tremendous growth in the Anglican church.

30th January 2022

Collect for Epiphany 4:

29th January 2022

In February 2021 we prayed for the release of Nigerian Christian teenager, Leah Sharibu. She was kidnapped by Boko Haram on Feb 19, 2018, aged 14. She has not yet been released.

28th January 2022

In the Anglican Church in Brazil their church planting and evangelism is based on a ‘House of Peace’ strategy.

27th January 2022

In October 2020 we prayed for the 'Sponsor a Student' initiative by Anglican Aid, to support Bible College students.

26th January 2022

In the Diocese of Goma, in DR Congo, Rev Joseph Rusangiza organises mobile training schools that travel around the regions in the diocese training evangelists.

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