Updated 23 May 2017

   Linked with Pacong - South Sudan, Kutigi - Nigeria, Southern Nyanza - Kenya, Ijesha North - Nigeria, Karnataka Central - South India

“Thy Kingdom Come 2017”



 


What is it about?

Thy Kingdom Come is a global prayer movement, which invites Christians around the world to pray between Ascension and Pentecost for more people to come to know Jesus Christ. Further information can be found here: www.thykingdomcome.global or here: www.mothersunion.org/ThyKingdomCome



Global Moment

On the 31st of May, at 2pm (BST) in Hull, UK, there will be a special Service led by Lynne Tembey, our Worldwide President, and the Bishop of Whitby Paul Ferguson. This Service will be made available for all to join online through a live stream, for those unable to join an event in their own area. Further details to follow – seewww.mothersunion.org/ThyKingdomCome


How can we get involved?

Pray for five friends

Choose five people you would regularly like to pray for and write their names down onto a list. If you’re not sure who to pray for, ask God to guide you as you choose. Once you have settled on 5 names, commit to praying for them regularly by praying the following:

Loving Father, in the face of Jesus Christ
your light and glory have blazed forth.
Send your Holy Spirit that I may share with my friends

[here, name your friends]
the life of your Son and your love for all.
Strengthen me as a witness to that love as I pledge to pray for them,
for your name’s sake. Amen.


Pebble prayers on the beach, lake, river or bucket of water in your garden

Use pebbles to represent the people you are praying for, before throwing them into the sea etc.

Go up to the water’s edge and, taking care that there are no people or wildlife between you and the sea, fling your pebble into the water as you shout out a prayer using simple words like, ‘Please help [Name] know Jesus’ love’.


Prayer walk

Pray as you walk around your urban setting, park or countryside for God’s kingdom to grow and be in these places.  

If you are in an urban setting or the countryside, ask God to show you how to look after his beautiful world and restore his kingdom. You may like to start by clearing up any litter. Be ready to share why you are doing this with interested passers-by.


Lego prayers

Use Lego to pray for people to build a relationship with Jesus.

Use the Lego to make the initial letter of the name of each person you are praying for and pray that your person will know Jesus at work in their lives.


Simple everyday ways to pray (with the family)

Good times to pray together - eating a meal or going to bed.

 Keep prayer times short and simple

 Have a photo collage of family and friends to pray for

 Say thank you to God for one of the meals you eat each day

 Read a Bible story together and ask, ‘What would you like to say to Jesus now?’ and say ‘Amen’ at the end of whatever is said.

 If you hear something tragic on the news, get into the habit of asking God out loud there and then to bless that situation

 If someone in the family talks about a difficult situation at work or at school, similarly pray for it briefly and matter-of-factly out loud there and then.