Prayer for the nation
Added on 01 February 2021
COVID-19 has caused much suffering and sadness, with more than two million lives lost worldwide.
In response to reaching the terrible milestone of 100,000 deaths in the UK from COVID-19,
the Archbishops invite all to call on God in Prayer.
'100,000 isn’t just an abstract figure.
Each number is a person: someone we loved and someone who loved us.'
Archbishop Justin Welby
Starting on 1 February we invite you to set aside time every evening to pray, particularly at 6pm each day.
More than ever, this is a time when we need to love each other.
Prayer is an expression of love.
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Every day, let's pause and pray at 6pm for those impacted by the pandemic.
You can set an alarm, light a candle or use a light on your mobile phone as a prompt to pray,
or hearing the St Mary's Plumtree church clock strike 6.00pm may act as a reminder.
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You can find an easy to use, printable prayer booklet here, to help you as you pray over the next 4 weeks
on the Church of England website