Learn to pray by praying

Daily Devotional

We encourage everyone to download Lectio 365 and use the daily devotional app personally and with your families. You can get more information and download it here.

24-7 Prayer

24-7 Prayer has also created more prayer resources to help us respond to coronavirus and the needs of the world in this time of crisis. You can download them here.

Establish a daily rhythm of prayer

Use one or all of the daily morning, midday and night prayer from the Northumbria Community. They’re updated for each day click here.

Prayer Online

Check out our churches online page to join in with many local churches delivering prayer online.

Family prayer activities

Click here for free downloadable prayer activities for families to do at home together

Want to learn more?

We strongly recommend three books by Pete Greig, one of the founders of the international 24-7 prayer movement:

How to Pray: ‘a simple guide for normal people’
God on Mute: engaging the silence of unanswered prayer
Dirty Glory: the story of the adventures of the the 24-7 Prayer movement

All three are available from Eden Christian bookshop click here

247 Prayer for Harrogate: Easter to Pentecost 2020

We arranged a virtual prayer room from 9th April to 31 May 2020. Over 80 individuals and groups shared in over 440 hours of prayer. The themes for prayer changed over time – the prayer activities are below. You might find many of them useful

Listening to God

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Play the video and spend some time listening to God, don’t worry if thoughts intrude, maybe God is speaking to you through them.

Prayer and Response

Use these prayers to help you pray for an  hour about the Coronavirus pandemic

Worship and Bible Verses

Use these Bible verses to help you find hope.

Images of Hope

Use these pictures to help you pray.

Pray The News

What’s in the news today?

Hope for New Life

Give thanks for the wonders of new life in spring. Perhaps have a prayer walk.

Listening to God

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As you listen, use the words to pray God’s blessing for yourself, for  Harrogate, our nation, the world.

Prayer and Response

Pray ‘Thy Kingdom Come’  you might like to use these intercessions.

Pray for 5

Pray for 5 people you know to come into God’s kingdom.
‘Thy Kingdom Come’ calls us to ‘Prayer and Care’. As well as praying for your 5 to know Jesus, how might you show his love to them, maybe even offering to pray with them.

Pray for issues of Justice

Focus on an issue that is on your heart  (domestic violence, modern day slavery, refugees, persecution..) Talk to God and pray his kingdom will come.

The Lord’s Prayer

Pray the Lord’s Prayer slowly – here’s a link to some resources

Holy Spirit

Pray for new life and hope from the Spirit