Seven ideas of how to pray for schools...

By Jane Newey, England Coordinator for Pray for Schools  

Our vision - ‘every school to be a prayed for school!’

Pray for Schools has a passion to mobilize Christians to support their school communities through prayer. We’re a network of individuals and groups of Christians who care about young people and have a heart to intercede for education, especially by praying and supporting their local schools.

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Prayer Spaces in Schools

By Tandia Hughes, Prayer Spaces in Schools National Team

The National Prayer Weekend is quickly approaching, and with so many churches already signed up to pray specifically for their communities I am encouraged and excited about what God has in store.

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Prayer and politics!

By Celia Bowring, Communications Executive, CARE

How can we pray effectively into this complicated, problematic area of national life? This year has been like a whirlwind: the snap General Election and so many changes in leadership, Brexit getting off the ground and problems in the Northern Ireland Assembly, to mention a few events. We need to be inspired, informed and specific.

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Get practical!

By Brian Heasley, International Prayer Director, 24-7 Prayer

Brian shares advice from his experiences of prayer walking to help us prepare for the National Prayer Weekend…

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Who do you like to pray for?

There are no wrong answers to this question. But, there are definitely some more common ones. People like to pray for their families, friends and loved ones. Because it is so much easier to pray for people that you love than strangers.

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The acknowledgement of Amen

What does ‘Amen’ even mean?

Sometimes I think we forget the wonder of prayer in the every-day-ness of how we use it.

How many times, before you start praying, are you struck with how incredible it is that we can come before the creator of the Universe and talk to Him!? It’s mad!

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Bow your heads and close your eyes

One of the best things about prayer is that there are no limits.

I was brought up thinking that to pray you had to bow your head, clasp your hands and close your eyes. I don’t think someone ever told me this was the right way, but it’s just what we did – at school, at church, round the dinner table.

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Why prayer walk?

By Brian Heasley, International Prayer Director, 24-7 Prayer

One of the most powerful things I believe that we could do as individuals and communities, as we start to prepare for the National Prayer Weekend, is prayer walk. There is no better way to see what makes your community tick, and to identify the areas you want to see God bless, than walking around it and praying!

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National Prayer Weekend 2017 – Join In!

The National Prayer Weekend is an opportunity for Christians to show God’s love to those around them in a real and tangible way, as small groups, churches and communities unite in prayer for their local area. The National Prayer Weekend is inspired by CWR’s roots of personal and national transformation through prayer and Bible reading.

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