Entries by Delia Lang

February 2024 Prayer Points

As Lent begins, we seek to grow closer to God, each other, and all God’s creation. We pray for those who are hungry and acknowledge the pain of our overheating world. We give thanks for progress on renewables and for the skill of young climate negotiators. We pray for the many elections that will affect […]

December 2023 Prayer Points

As we start Advent and the COP28 talks begin, we give thanks for the hope we have in Christ … and pray both for the talks and for countries to take action to make positive commitments into reality.   Download the December 2023 Prayer Pointsl

November 2023 Prayer Points

Ahead of the next UN Climate Conference, Pope Francis issues a powerful call to action. Extreme weather events underline the need for urgent action. We lament the destruction associated with conflict. And we pray for nations and negotiators preparing for COP28. Download the November Prayer Points

October 2023 Prayer Points

Apologies to all that the October prayer points didn’t go up as usual, due to unforeseen circumstances. We are now putting up an abbreviated version of what would have been the prayer points. Download Pray and Fast Prayer Points October 2023

September 2023 Prayer Points

As the Season of Creation begins, we join in the worldwide prayers to ‘let justice and peace flow’! We lament the recent climate disasters and pray for all who suffer. We ask for justice for those who have done the least to cause the climate crisis and yet are suffering some of its worst impacts […]

August 2023 Prayer Points

As we prepare for the Season of Creation, we look around our world and see what UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called the ‘era of global boiling’. Lamenting the destruction and asking God’s forgiveness for our part in it, we pray for brothers and sisters – and for all of creation – affected by the […]

July 2023 Prayer Points

‘The heat is on’ as countries around the world experience record-breaking temperatures, while negotiators struggle to make progress in the UN climate talks. We give thanks for signs of climate action – increases in renewable capacity, a key referendum in Switzerland, progress to halt deforestation in Brazil, the Church of England’s decision to divest from […]

June 2023 Prayer Points

This month starts with celebrations of the Trinity and thanksgiving for God’s creation – and our opening reflection links the two. We give thanks for effective action to limit certain pollutants and pray for a treaty that will curb plastic production and pollution. We pray for those affected by the East African drought and lament […]

May 2023 Prayer Points

In May we celebrate Pentecost, and we give thanks for the Holy Spirit, which moved over the waters at Creation and inspires God’s people today, as through the centuries. We pray for people suffering extreme heat – and for action to curb the emissions that are heating our air and oceans. We give thanks for […]