Prayer is the foundation for our relationship with God and we offer a wide range of prayer resources to support individuals, churches and communities.
The Church of Scotland continues its work on the agreed Radical Action Plan voted for by this year's General Assembly, including the Rt Rev Colin Sinclair's recent calls on Kirk members to join in a Season of Prayer using a series of weekly prayers written by people from across the Church and its partners.
Prayers in challenging times
As our political leaders continue to wrestle with divisions over Brexit and our changing position within Europe and beyond, our Worship during Brexit page offers ideas and material to support respectful dialogue and healing the divisions within our communities.
We have also created a series of prayers designed for congregations and communities seeking to “come together” in prayer and reflection. Churches Together in Britain and Ireland have also written a selection of prayers about Brexit which you can download and use for reflection.
Thy Kingdom Come
Thy Kingdom Come is a global prayer movement that invites Christians around the world to pray for more people to come to know Jesus. Church members took part this year for the first time, joining people around the world in prayer from Ascension to Pentecost. An impact report on the initiative showed that in 2019 Thy Kingdom Come reached Christians in more than 170 countries and 70% of those who took part felt more encouraged to share their faith.
Together We Pray
Together We Pray is a a national prayer initiative designed to call the Church to join together in prayer.
Through a variety of prayer resources, this initiative hopes to encourage us to think about each other, our communities and the future of the Church as it responds and adapts to the changing landscapes of the world today.
Pray Now series
Together We Pray, the newest volume in the Pray Now annual series, is a fresh and inspiring collection of newly written prayer and prayer meditations that can be used by individuals, prayer groups and leaders of worship in large and small, formal and informal settings.
Linked to the Church's national prayer initiative, each of the 52 sections includes: a scripture quote, prayers for morning and evening, a short meditation, and a blessing.