Women smiling, Bangladesh


We are strongly committed to inspire and encourage churches and individuals to hold poor communities in prayer.

Explore our prayer resources for some of the different thematic areas we work in including prayers for emergencies

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Advent prayers for Syria and Yemen

God of Advent, We wait for a message to the world, and a message has come. Not a message of hope but of horror.

Baptist Union of Wales Appeal prayer card

Father God, Through the birth of Jesus, your son, you honoured Mary as a mother.

Ecumenical prayer vigil for peace in Gaza

There is a monthly ecumenical prayer vigil across the globe until there is an end to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

God of all nations

God of all the nations, so many of your children are crying out to you worn down by injustice and suffering.

God of all, where are your children?

God of all, where are your children? Let us see God’s children, who are far from home...

God of reconciliation and grace

God of reconciliation and grace, you promise us a world where all is new...

God of the impossible

God of the impossible, we pray for justice, peace and reconciliation.

Harvest 2017 prayer card - English

This Harvest, pray for farmers in Malawi to turn their peas into profit.

Harvest 2017 prayer card - Welsh

This Harvest, pray for farmers in Malawi to turn their peas into profit.

Harvest 2017 prayer sheet

Pray with us this Harvest with our written prayers and creative prayer ideas.

Harvest 2017 prayer sheet - Welsh

Pray with us this Harvest with our written prayers and creative prayer ideas.

Litanies for refugees

Litanies and prayers from Refugee Week 2016.

Loving God, you make us in your image

Loving God, you make us in your image. Forgive us when we fail to see your image in each other...

Nepal earthquake prayer points

Filled with the shock and the horror, we pray for those who are injured and for those who have lost people they love.

Prayer about tax

Lord Jesus, bringer of hope, in you is life, and the life is the light of all people.

Prayer about the global financial crisis

God of all the world, give us wisdom in troubled times.

Prayer diary: April - July 2017

'When I needed a neighbour were you there?'

Prayer diary: August - November 2017

We embrace uncertainty, especially in these dark times...’ Red Constantino

Prayer diary: December 2017 - March 2018

'Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that' Martin Luther King Jr

Prayer for an end to poverty

Creator God, you loved the world into life.

Prayer for Christian Aid's work in HIV/AIDS

Lord, we come before you with hearts of praise and thanksgiving. We give thanks for the ministry of your Son...

Prayer for climate change

A prayer written by Katrina Rowland.

Prayer for emergencies

O God, our refuge and strength, our help in times of trouble.

Prayer for Ethiopia

Lord, a land of coffee and grain of cattle and crops, of pasture and plain of laughter and love is thirsty.

Prayer for fair trade

As I enter the street market wheel my trolley at the superstore...

Prayer for hope

Lord, hear our prayers for Syria. For people leaving everything behind to flee to safety, for those who have lost loved ones...

Prayer for Nepal

Loving God, We pray for the people of Nepal, devastated by an earthquake.

Prayer for people who are living with HIV/AIDS and other illnesses

Loving and reconciling Jesus, you know what it is to be scorned. Listen to the cry of women, men, girls and boys everywhere.

Prayer for refugees

We pray for all whose desperation leads them to the sea

Prayer for refugees

Lord of the journey, We ask for your protection on all who have fled their homes.

Prayer for Rohingya crisis

A prayer for all communities displaced by violence in Rakhine State, Myanmar.

Prayer for Sierra Leone

A prayer for those affected by the mudslides in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

Prayer for South Sudan

We pray for the many casualties of war in South Sudan for those bereaved or injured by conflict for those bereft of their homes and livelihoods...

Prayer for the people of Syria

Almighty and all powerful God, creator of the world and the nations...

Prayer for the world based on Psalm 13

How long, O Lord? Can we hide our faces from the headlines of violence and tragedy?

Prayer for those affected by floods

Compassionate God, source of all comfort, We pray for the people whose lives have devastated by rain and flood.

Prayer for World AIDS Day

A meditative Prayer for World AIDS Day 2012 by the Rt Reverend Albert Bogle.

Prayer in times of food shortages

Loving and almighty God, We pray for all who are working to combat the growing food crisis...

Prayer points for refugee crisis

Prayers and pointers from Refugee Week 2016

Prayer rejecting HIV and AIDS stigma

We reject all forms of discrimination and stigma, Because we believe in God...

Prayers for East Africa

Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.

Prayers for Hurricane Matthew

For use in your church or individually.

Prayers for the Malawi food crisis

Pray for the people in Malawi urgently in need of access to food supplies, as the country faces its worst drought in a decade.

Prayers for the Nepal earthquake

Ressurection, offering and intercession prayers for the Nepal earthquake.

Prayers of concern for food shortages

Let us pray for those who hunger in this land: whose only kitchen is a soup kitchen...

Reading from Matthew 25

Lord, when was it that we saw you hungry and gave you food, or thirsty and gave you something to drink?

Reflection for times of revolution

Dear God of all, nations and peoples come and go amidst the eternity of your good purposes...

South Sudan prayer points

Please join us in praying for the people of South Sudan, millions of whom have been forced to flee their homes due to violence.

Tax prayer points

Pray for the success of Christian Aid's tax campaign.

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