May 2022 Prayer Points

Courageous passion leads to change, the newest IPCC report provides a stark warning … and a blueprint for climate action, and extreme weather events affect hundreds of millions, reminding us why we have to act if we profess to love God and neighbour.

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April 2022 Prayer Points

As we journey through Lent towards Easter there is much to pray about … and causes for thanksgiving, too.

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March 2022 Prayer Points

We

  • lament the onset of war in Ukraine, with all the destruction it causes,
  • pray that the new report on climate impacts, vulnerability, and adaptation will help speed up climate action,
  • pray for those affected by extreme weather events,
  • bring before God a new treaty to limit plastic, and
  • share a reflection from David Golding.

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February 2022 Prayer Points

A new year brings a major statement on priorities for the COP presidency, the IPCC’s discussion and adoption of a report on climate impacts, adaptation and vulnerability, and new opportunities for prayer and action.

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December 2021 Prayer Points

Following the COP, we have prayer points that reflect on what has happened – and what needs to happen next. There’s a special feature, too, on the delegates from Palau whom we met at the COP – whose contributions are forthright, moving and a call to action.

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November 2021 Prayer Points

We have a special COP26 set of prayer points this month – a prayer diary with prayers for each day of the COP, designed to match the emphases of the official programme. Please do use them yourselves and circulate to others.

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October 2021 Prayer Points

This month, we bring before God:

  • the joint statement by the Pope, Archbishop of Canterbury and Ecumenical Patriarch
  • a call from Bill McKibben to move forward with urgency in two key areas
  • prayers that obstacles to developing country delegates’ attendance at the COP will be removed
  • prayers about China’s use and financing of coal
  • prayers about climate finance and countries’ national plans

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September 2021 Prayer Points

This month, we bring before God:

  • the IPCC report on the physical science basis for climate change, praying that its stark words will have a strong impact
  • Dr James Dyke’s reflections on the threat of fire, storm and flood … as we pray for those affected by recent extreme events
  • Season of Creation celebrations
  • the Young Christian Climate Network pilgrimage to COP26
  • the need for progress on climate finance
  • the need to speak out on climate issues

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August 2021 Prayer Points

This month, we bring before God:

  • the preparations needed for COP26 – now less than 100 days away!
  • the gap between rhetoric and action – we pray for wisdom for world leaders
  • those affected by recent climate-related disasters
  • a new report which warns of tipping points … and our hopes for positive ‘tipping points’
  • the joys of God’s creation, as seen in butterflies

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July 2021 Prayer Points

This month, we bring before God:

  • the contents of a leaked draft of the forthcoming IPCC report on climate impacts, vulnerabilities and adaptation
  • the alarming heat extremes seen in the Pacific Northwest and other regions of the world
  • legislation on climate from major emitters
  • the end of the Keystone XL pipeline
  • a new resource from Green Christian

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