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Remember, Jesus said:
"When you pray..."
Prayer is not optional

Download a leaflet from the Church of England with more details of this call to prayer.

A message from Bishop Jan


Dear Colleagues and Friends

Friday, 29 March 2019 will be a significant day for our nation, whether or not we leave the European Union on that day.

Our church communities, like the rest of the nation, are divided over whether or nor Brexit is the right way forward. But as Christians, our role is to promote peace and reconciliation in the places where we live and worship, and to demonstrate that we can live peacefully together even when we disagree.

Could I encourage you then to take up the invitation of the Archbishops of Canterbury and York to stand up for peace and Christian neighbourliness by joining in five days of prayer for our nation from Friday, 29 March 2019. 
The Archbishop of Canterbury,
Justin Welby writes...

"As followers of Jesus Christ we are called to demonstrate that love for God and for each other, along with compassion, solidarity and care for the poorest, are our defining values.

These values have been the bedrock of our national life for many centuries. They are not simply our history: they are also our best hope for the future.

 
"For this reason, a century from now the Church will be remembered for how it responded at this crucial moment in the life of our nation and country. Will we be those who worked to defuse tension and hostility? Will we be those who called for civility and respect in how we speak about, and treat, each other? Will we be those who never stopped praying with urgency and hope for our country, our communities and our political leaders – and for a way forward that allows every person, family and community to flourish?
 
"This is an opportunity for the Church of England to join together in prayer for God’s kingdom to come, and for the good of all in society. I hope that each of us will take hold of these resources to help us pray for our country at this critical time."
The Archbishop of York - Dr John Sentanu

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