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October 8, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Mothers’ Union in the Anglican Province of the Indian Ocean is calling for a day of prayer and fasting on Oct. 13, in response to an epidemic of plague which is sweeping the island of Madagascar. The provincial Mother’s Union president, Marie-Pierrette...

June 12, 2017

[Conference of European Churches] Since 2000, more than 30,000 migrants and refugees have lost their lives on their way to Europe, often drowning at sea or suffocating in containers on trucks and ships. Churches throughout Europe have responded through intensive solidarity and humanitarian...

May 17, 2017

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) have issued a joint statement calling for prayer, fasting and advocacy.

The statement, For...

May 4, 2017

[World Council of Churches] As more people face famine today than any time in modern history, the World Council of Churches (WCC) together with the All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC) and a range of faith-based partners and networks invite a Global Day of Prayer to End Famine on May 21,...

May 3, 2017

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Episcopal Church has joined the worldwide Anglican Communion in Thy Kingdom Come, a campaign initiated by Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby calling for prayer by individuals, congregations and families.

Thy Kingdom Come is...

March 22, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The archbishop of Canterbury and leaders of the Church of England have offered prayers for those affected by the attack in Westminster on March 22 that left four people dead and many injured. The attacker mowed down pedestrians with his car on Westminster...

August 9, 2010

Lamenting to my spiritual director one day that my prayer practice lacked the discipline I would prefer -- after all, most of Sunday school teaching stems from modeling a deepening spirituality from the inside out -- she suggested I try a short prayer, a very short prayer, a simple prayer about...

December 11, 2008

Africa's largest Christian grouping, the All Africa Conference of Churches, has pledged to "pray for an end to illegitimate rule in Zimbabwe" after debating and toning down a statement about the country on the doorstep of Mozambique, where they have been meeting.

Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe...

May 2, 2008

What are prayer books made of? For some members of St. George's Episcopal Church, Glenn Dale, Maryland, prayer books include fabric from a favorite dress, fragments of stained glass from a church destroyed by a hurricane, bumper stickers, song lyrics, prayer cards and postcards, crosses,...

June 1, 2006

Malcolm Boyd became known in the 1960s as “The Espresso Priest” for his religiously-themed poetry-reading sessions in coffee houses across the nation. He went on to record his prayers to Jesus and in 1966 wrote the landmark book Are You Running With Me, Jesus?

Boyd's prayers, which...

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There is a wonderful book that was published some years ago titled “Eat, Pray, Love.” I want to

Thy Kingdom Come is a global prayer movement, which invites Christians around the world to pray

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has called for an Easter Season of Prayer for regions in the Angl

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Daily Prayer for All Seasons provides a holy — and wholly realistic — way to order our

Daily Prayer for All Seasons provides a holy — and wholly realistic — way to order our days, no