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Carmella Knight

‘THE PRAYER COURSE’ WITH 24-7 PRAYER ONLINE

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Starting Wednesday 3rd June, 8-9pm City Gate Church will be hosting ‘The Prayer Course’ by 24-7 Prayer, online.

It’s OPEN TO ALL (just follow the zoom link in the comments below) – An eight week journey (spread over 16 weeks with biweekly sessions) that will help you to grow and deepen your prayer life.

The course is accompanied with resources from ‘How to Pray’ by Pete Greig, and will be hosted by Gwyn Davies and Andy Au from City Gate.

Please share this information with family, friends and your community – invite people to explore prayer and dive a bit deeper!

We look forward to seeing you Wednesday

The Prayer Course @CGC 24-7
Time: 8:00 – 9:00 PM
Every 2 weeks on Wed, 8 occurrence(s)

Jun 3, 2020
Jun 17, 2020
Jul 1, 2020
Jul 15, 2020
Jul 29, 2020
Aug 12, 2020
Aug 26, 2020
Sep 9, 2020

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88232582337?pwd=bFU1ZmxvdUpWelowaVVQOG44QlZ2Zz09

ZOOM Meeting ID: 882 3258 2337
Password: Prayer

An eight week journey that will help you and your community to grow and deepen your prayer life.

Thy Kingdom Come! Prayer Week & Bright Ideas at home

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This week we are taking part in Thy Kingdom Come global prayer. Take a moment to pray for 5 friends to come to know Jesus, prayer walk your neighbourhood, lift up your city and nation, be expectant for God to move in families, the roles of leaders, the global church and young people. God’s love revealed in great measure! Find out all the ways to get involved 👇🙏 ❤️ #ThyKingdomCome

For more information on TKC Prayer Week go to: https://www.thykingdomcome.global/about-us

Bright Prayer Ideas for families at home during the holiday

 – Pebbles prayers on the beach

Use pebbles to represent the people you are praying for, before throwing them into the sea.

 

– Writing in the Sand

Write or draw pictures in the sand for the people you want to know about Jesus’ love.

– Ripple Prayers

Watching ripples on a lake can remind us of how God’s kingdom grows and spreads out, a bit like the parable of the yeast.

“What shall I compare the kingdom of God to? It is like yeast that a woman took and mixed into a large amount of flour until it worked all through the dough.” 

(Luke 13:20-21)

 – Mountain Top Prayers

Carrying a stone up a mountain can help us remember the people that God has put on our hearts for prayer.

– Prayer Walk

Pray as you walk around your urban setting, park or countryside for God’ kingdom to grow and be in these places.

“Your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven.” 

(Matthew 6:10)

 – Puddle Prayers

Splashing in puddles is so much fun and you can pray at the same time!

– Planting Seeds

Watching seeds grow over a period of time can help us remember how God’s Kingdom grows.

Then Jesus asked, “What is the kingdom of God like? What shall I compare it to? It is like a mustard seed, which a man took and planted in his garden.  It grew and became a tree, and the birds of the air perched in it’s branches.”

(Luke 13:18-19)

– Campfire Prayers

Campfires or bonfires can create special family moments to pray.

As a family, gather sticks and build your fire. Get an adult to light the fire. Supervising younger children at all times, spend some time watching the flames and feeling the warmth of the fire.  Talk about God’s love and how it can be like a warm feeling inside.  There might be things going on in our lives that stop that warm glowing feeling, so this is a great opportunity to say sorry to God.  Sorry prayers can be written on bits of paper and then thrown into the fire to be burnt, reminding us that God forgives us when we do wrong things.

Take some marshmallows and toast them on sticks.  Notice the sweet taste and thank God for the good things in your lives.  Finally, think of another family or person that you want to share God’s love with and pray for them, that they would know the warm glow of God’s love in their lives too.

 

 

 

The UK Blessing

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We wanted to share The UK Blessing with you that was released on Sunday!

“At this unique and challenging time in the United Kingdom over 65 churches and movements, representing hundreds of others, have come together online to sing a blessing over our land. Standing together as one, our desire is that this song will fill you with hope and encourage you. But the church is not simply singing a blessing, each day we’re looking to practically be a blessing. Many of the churches included in this song have assisted with supplying over 400,000 meals to the most vulnerable and isolated in our nation since COVID-19 lockdown began. This alongside phone calls to the isolated, pharmacy delivery drops and hot meals to the NHS frontline hospital staff.”

Our buildings may be closed but the church is very much alive!