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Covid-19 resources for churches (2021)

30 April 2021

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[email protected] Prayer prompts for May 31 - June 7

  • Pray for those battling Covid 19 in their bodies, and for their families and friends that they might be comforted.
  • Pray for those experiencing hardship and the lasting physical, social, economic, psychological, and spiritual effects of the virus and the restrictions, and particularly for those suffering from grief.
  • Pray for pastors and church leaders as they confront the effects of the pandemic manifest in their churches and the communities in which they serve.
  • Pray for therapists counseling persons and families suffering due to the effects of the virus, and the isolation and other harms resulting from the restrictions.
  • Pray for the continued strength and resilience for medical teams now in the third year of battling the virus.
  • Pray for medical researchers as they identify and respond to new variants, that they would have wisdom and understanding.

[email protected] Prayer prompts for May 24 - May 31

  • Pray for those battling Covid 19 in their bodies, and for their families and friends that they might be comforted.
  • Pray for those experiencing hardship and the lasting physical, social, economic, psychological, and spiritual effects of the virus and the restrictions, and particularly for those suffering from grief.
  • Pray for pastors and church leaders as they confront the effects of the pandemic manifest in their churches and the communities in which they serve.
  • Pray for therapists counseling persons and families suffering due to the effects of the virus, and the isolation and other harms resulting from the restrictions.
  • Pray for the continued strength and resilience for medical teams now in the third year of battling the virus.
  • Pray for medical researchers as they identify and respond to new variants, that they would have wisdom and understanding.
  • Pray for countries experiencing increases in daily confirmed cases such as Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Portugal, Taiwan, and Russia. (For a pre-Covid guide to praying for many countries that includes facts and descriptions see Brian Stiller’s An Insider’s Guide to Praying for the World).

[email protected] Prayer prompts for May 17 - 24

  • Pray for those battling Covid 19 in their bodies, and for their families and friends that they might be comforted.
  • Pray for those experiencing hardship and the lasting physical, social, economic, psychological, and spiritual effects of the virus and the restrictions, and particularly for those suffering from grief.
  • Pray for the continued strength and resilience for medical teams now in the third year of battling the virus.
  • Pray for pastors and church leaders as they confront the effects of the pandemic manifest in their churches and the communities in which they serve.
  • Pray for therapists counseling persons and families suffering due to the effects of the virus, and the isolation and other harms resulting from the restrictions.
  • Pray for medical researchers as they identify and respond to new variants, that they would have wisdom and understanding.
  • Pray for countries experiencing increases in daily confirmed cases such as Argentina, Australia, Chile, Japan, New Zealand, Taiwan, and the United States. (For a pre-Covid guide to praying for many countries that includes facts and descriptions see Brian Stiller’s An Insider’s Guide to Praying for the World).

[email protected] Prayer prompts for May 10 – May 17

  • Pray for those battling Covid 19 in their bodies, and for their families and friends that they might be comforted.
  • Pray for pastors and church leaders as they confront the effects of the pandemic manifest in their churches and the communities in which they serve. 
  • Pray for the continued strength and resilience for medical teams now in the third year of battling the virus, particularly in those places with higher rates of infection such as on First Nations reserves and in the Yukon.
  • Pray for those experiencing hardship and the lasting physical, social, economic, psychological, and spiritual effects of the virus and the restrictions, and particularly for those suffering from grief.
  • Pray for therapists counseling persons and families suffering due to the effects of the virus, and the isolation and other harms resulting from the restrictions.
  • Pray for medical researchers as they identify and respond to new variants, that they would have wisdom and understanding.
  • Pray for countries experiencing increases in daily confirmed cases such as Australia, Finland, Portugal, South Africa, and Taiwan. (For a pre-Covid guide to praying for many countries that includes facts and descriptions see Brian Stiller’s An Insider’s Guide to Praying for the World).

[email protected] Prayer prompts for May 3 – May 10

  • Pray for those battling Covid 19 in their bodies, and for their families and friends that they might be comforted.
  • Pray for those experiencing hardship and the lasting physical, social, economic, psychological, and spiritual effects of the virus and the restrictions, and particularly for those suffering from grief.
  • Pray for the continued strength and resilience for medical teams now in the third year of battling the virus, particularly in those places with higher rates of infection such as Yukon, Quebec, and Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • Pray for countries experiencing increases in daily confirmed cases such as South Africa and Taiwan. (For a pre-Covid guide to praying for many countries that includes facts and descriptions see Brian Stiller’s An Insider’s Guide to Praying for the World).
  • Pray for medical researchers as they identify and respond to new variants, that they would have wisdom and understanding.
  • Pray for therapists counseling persons and families suffering due to the effects of the virus, and the isolation and other harms resulting from the restrictions.
  • Pray for pastors and church leaders as they confront the effects of the pandemic manifest in their churches and the communities in which they serve.

[email protected] Prayer prompts for April 26 – May 3

  • Pray for those battling Covid 19 in their bodies, and for their families and friends that they might be comforted.
  • Pray for those experiencing hardship and the lasting physical, social, economic, psychological, and spiritual effects of the virus and the restrictions, and particularly for those suffering from grief.
  • Pray for pastors and church leaders as they confront the effects of the pandemic manifest in their churches and the communities in which they serve.
  • Pray for therapists counseling persons and families suffering due to the effects of the virus, and the isolation and other harms resulting from the restrictions.
  • Pray for the continued strength and resilience for medical teams now in the third year of battling the virus, particularly in those places with higher rates of infection such as Yukon, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Quebec.
  • Pray for medical researchers as they identify and respond to new variants, that they would have wisdom and understanding.
  • Pray for countries experiencing increases in daily confirmed cases such as China and the United States. (For a pre-Covid guide to praying for many countries that includes facts and descriptions see Brian Stiller’s An Insider’s Guide to Praying for the World).

[email protected] Prayer prompts for April 19 – April 26

  • Pray for those battling Covid 19 in their bodies, and for their families and friends that they might be comforted.
  • Pray for those experiencing hardship and the lasting physical, social, economic, psychological, and spiritual effects of the virus and the restrictions, and particularly for those suffering from grief.
  • Pray for therapists counseling persons and families suffering due to the effects of the virus, and the isolation and other harms resulting from the restrictions.
  • Pray for the continued strength and resilience for medical teams now in the third year of battling the virus, particularly in those places with higher rates of infection such as Newfoundland and Labrador and Ontario.
  • Pray for pastors and church leaders as they confront the effects of the pandemic manifest in their churches and the communities in which they serve.
  • Pray for medical researchers as they identify and respond to new variants, that they would have wisdom and understanding.

[email protected] Prayer prompts for April 12 – April 19

  • Pray for those battling Covid 19 in their bodies, and for their families and friends that they might be comforted.
  • Pray for those experiencing hardship and the lasting physical, social, economic, psychological, and spiritual effects of the virus and the restrictions, and particularly for those suffering from grief.
  • Pray for medical researchers as they identify and respond to new variants, that they would have wisdom and understanding.
  • Pray for the continued strength and resilience for medical teams now in the third year of battling the virus, particularly in those places with higher rates of infection such as the, First Nations, Newfoundland and Labrador, Quebec and Yukon.
  • Pray for countries experiencing increases in daily confirmed cases such as China, France, Japan, Mexico, and Thailand.  (For a pre-Covid guide to praying for many countries that includes facts and descriptions see Brian Stiller’s An Insider’s Guide to Praying for the World).
  • Pray for therapists counseling persons and families suffering due to the effects of the virus, and the isolation and other harms resulting from the restrictions.
  • Pray for pastors and church leaders as they confront the effects of the pandemic manifest in their churches and the communities in which they serve.

[email protected] Prayer prompts for April 5 – April 12

  • Pray for medical researchers as they identify and respond to new variants, that they would have wisdom and understanding.
  • Pray for countries experiencing increases in daily confirmed cases such as China, Japan, Thailand, and the United States.  (For a pre-Covid guide to praying for many countries that includes facts and descriptions see Brian Stiller’s An Insider’s Guide to Praying for the World).
  • Pray for the continued strength and resilience for medical teams now in the third year of battling the virus, particularly in those places with higher rates of infection such as the Northwest Territories, First Nations, Newfoundland and Labrador, Yukon and Quebec.
  • Pray for those battling Covid 19 in their bodies, and for their families and friends that they might be comforted.
  • Pray for those experiencing hardship and the lasting physical, social, economic, psychological, and spiritual effects of the virus and the restrictions, and particularly for those suffering from grief.
  • Pray for therapists counseling persons and families suffering due to the effects of the virus, and the isolation and other harms resulting from the restrictions.
  • Pray for pastors and church leaders as they confront the effects of the pandemic manifest in their churches and the communities in which they serve.
  • Pray for our political leaders and public health officials that they will make wise decisions amidst the changing dynamics of the pandemic in different parts of Canada as many jurisdictions are in the process of removing restrictions.

[email protected] Prayer prompts for March 29 – April 5

  • Pray for the continued strength and resilience for medical teams now in the third year of battling the virus, particularly in those places with higher rates of infection such as the Northwest Territories, First Nations, Prince Edward Island, Alberta, and Quebec.
  • Pray for those battling Covid 19 in their bodies, and for their families and friends that they might be comforted.
  • Pray for those experiencing hardship and the lasting physical, social, economic, psychological, and spiritual effects of the virus and the restrictions, and particularly for those suffering from grief.
  • Pray for therapists counseling persons and families suffering due to the effects of the virus, and the isolation and other harms resulting from the restrictions.
  • Pray for pastors and church leaders as they confront the effects of the pandemic manifest in their churches and the communities in which they serve.
  • Pray for countries experiencing increases in daily confirmed cases such as Australia, France, Israel, Portugal Thailand. (For a pre-Covid guide to praying for many countries that includes facts and descriptions see Brian Stiller’s An Insider’s Guide to Praying for the World).
  • Pray for our political leaders and public health officials that they will make wise decisions amidst the changing dynamics of the pandemic in different parts of Canada as many jurisdictions are in the process of removing restrictions.

[email protected] Prayer prompts for March 22 – 29

  • Pray for those battling Covid 19 in their bodies, and for their families and friends that they might be comforted.
  • Pray for those experiencing hardship and the lasting physical, social, economic, psychological, and spiritual effects of the virus and the restrictions, and particularly for those suffering from grief.
  • Pray for the continued strength and resilience for medical teams now in the third year of battling the virus, particularly in those places with higher rates of infection such as the Northwest Territories, Newfoundland and Labrador, First Nations reserves and Prince Edward Island.
  • Pray for pastors and church leaders as they confront the effects of the pandemic manifest in their churches and the communities in which they serve.
  • Pray for therapists counseling persons and families suffering due to the effects of the virus, and the isolation and other harms resulting from the restrictions.
  • Pray for our political leaders and public health officials that they will make wise decisions amidst the changing dynamics of the pandemic in different parts of Canada as many jurisdictions are in the process of removing restrictions.
  • Pray for countries experiencing increases in daily confirmed cases such as Australia, France, Italy, South Korea, Switzerland, Thailand and the United Kingdom. (For a pre-Covid guide to praying for many countries that includes facts and descriptions see Brian Stiller’s An Insider’s Guide to Praying for the World).

[email protected] Prayer prompts for March 15 – 21

  • Pray for our political leaders and public health officials that they will make wise decisions amidst the changing dynamics of the pandemic in different parts of Canada as many jurisdictions are in the process of removing restrictions. 
  • Pray for the continued strength and resilience for medical teams now in the third-year of battling the virus, particularly in those places with higher rates of infection such as P.E.I., the Northwest Territories, Newfoundland and Labrador and First Nations reserves.
  • Pray for those battling Covid 19 in their bodies, and for their families and friends that they might be comforted.
  • Pray for those experiencing hardship and the lasting physical, social, economic, psychological, and spiritual effects of the virus and the restrictions, and particularly for those suffering from grief.
  • Pray for therapists counseling persons and families suffering due to the effects of the virus, and the isolation and other harms resulting from the restrictions.
  • Pray for pastors and church leaders as they confront the effects of the pandemic manifest in their churches and the communities in which they serve.
  • Pray for our political leaders and public health officials that they will make wise decisions amidst the changing dynamics of the pandemic in different parts of Canada.

[email protected] Prayer prompts for March 8 – 15

  • Pray for those battling Covid 19 in their bodies, and for their families and friends that they might be comforted. 
  • Pray for those experiencing hardship and the lasting physical, social, economic, psychological, and spiritual effects of the virus and the restrictions.
  • Pray for strength and resilience for medical teams in the midst of this recent surge in Canada, particularly in P.E.I., Northwest Territories, Nunavut, First Nations reserves and Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • Pray for pastors and church leaders as they confront the effects of the pandemic manifest in their churches and the communities in which they serve, and as they respond to changing restrictions and public health advice.
  • Pray for therapists counseling persons and families suffering due to the effects of the virus, and the isolation and other harms resulting from the restrictions.
  • Pray for countries experiencing increases in daily confirmed cases such as Austria, Australia, China, Malaysia, Mauritius, the Netherlands, South Korea, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and Vietnam. (For a pre-Covid guide to praying for many countries that includes facts and descriptions see Brian Stiller’s An Insider’s Guide to Praying for the World).
  • Pray for our political leaders and public health officials that they will make wise decisions amidst the changing dynamics of the pandemic in different parts of Canada.

[email protected] Prayer prompts for March 1 – March 8

  • Pray for those battling Covid 19 in their bodies, and for their families and friends that they might be comforted.
  • Pray for strength and resilience for medical teams in the midst of this recent surge in Canada, particularly in P.E.I., Northwest Territories, Nunavut and First Nations reserves.
  • Pray for our political leaders and public health officials that they will make wise decisions amidst the changing dynamics of the pandemic in different parts of Canada.
  • Pray for pastors and church leaders as they confront the effects of the pandemic manifest in their churches and the communities in which they serve, and as they respond to changing restrictions and public health advice.
  • Pray for those experiencing hardship and the lasting physical, social, economic, psychological and spiritual effects of the virus and the restrictions.
  • Pray for therapists counseling persons and families suffering due to the effects of the virus, and the isolation and other harms resulting from the restrictions.
  • Pray for countries experiencing increases in daily confirmed cases such as Australia, China, Malaysia, South Korea, and Vietnam. (For a pre-Covid guide to praying for many countries that includes facts and descriptions see Brian Stiller’s An Insider’s Guide to Praying for the World).

[email protected] Prayer prompts for February 22-March 1

  • Pray for strength and resilience for medical teams in Canada caring for those suffering from the virus, particularly in the Northwest Territories, Nunavut and P.E.I.
  • Pray for those battling Covid 19 in their bodies, and for their families and friends that they might be comforted.
  • Pray for those experiencing hardship and the lasting physical, social, economic, psychological and spiritual effects of the virus and the restrictions.
  • Pray for our political leaders and public health officials that they will make wise decisions amidst the changing dynamics of the pandemic in different parts of Canada.
  • Pray for pastors and church leaders as they confront the effects of the pandemic manifest in their churches and the communities in which they serve, and as they respond to new restrictions and public health advice concerning the new variant in various jurisdictions in Canada.
  • Pray for therapists counseling persons and families suffering due to the effects of the virus, and the isolation and other harms resulting from the restrictions.
  • Pray for countries experiencing increases in daily confirmed cases such as Malaysia, South Korea, and Vietnam. (For a pre-Covid guide to praying for many countries that includes facts and descriptions see Brian Stiller’s An Insider’s Guide to Praying for the World).

[email protected] Prayer prompts for February 15-February 22

  • Pray for our political leaders and public health officials that they will make wise decisions amidst the changing dynamics of the pandemic in different parts of Canada
  • Pray for pastors and church leaders as they confront the effects of the pandemic manifest in their churches and the communities in which they serve, and as they respond to new restrictions and public health advice concerning the new variant in various jurisdictions in Canada.
  • Pray for strength and resilience for medical teams in the midst of this recent surge in Canada, particularly in the Northwest Territories, P.E.I. and Nunavut.
  • Pray for those battling Covid 19 in their bodies, and for their families and friends that they might be comforted.
  • Pray for those experiencing hardship and the lasting physical, social, economic, psychological and spiritual effects of the virus and the restrictions.
  • Pray for therapists counseling persons and families suffering due to the effects of the virus, and the isolation and other harms resulting from the restrictions.
  • Pray for countries experiencing increases in daily confirmed cases such as Chile, Indonesia, Russia, South Korea, and Vietnam. (For a pre-Covid guide to praying for many countries that includes facts and descriptions see Brian Stiller’s An Insider’s Guide to Praying for the World).

[email protected] Prayer prompts for February 8-February 15

  • Pray for strength and resilience for medical teams in the midst of this recent surge in Canada, particularly in the Northwest Territories and P.E.I.
  • Pray for our political leaders and public health officials that they will make wise decisions amidst the changing dynamics of the pandemic in different parts of Canada.
  • Pray for pastors and church leaders as they confront the effects of the pandemic manifest in their churches and the communities in which they serve, and as they respond to new restrictions and public health advice concerning the new variant in various jurisdictions in Canada.
  • Pray for those battling Covid 19 in their bodies, and for their families and friends that they might be comforted.
  • Pray for those experiencing hardship and the lasting physical, social, economic, psychological and spiritual effects of the virus and the restrictions.
  • Pray for therapists counseling persons and families suffering due to the effects of the virus, and the isolation and other harms resulting from the restrictions.
  • Pray for countries experiencing increases in daily confirmed cases such as Chile, Iran, Japan, the Netherlands, Russia, South Korea, Turkey, and Ukraine. (For a pre-Covid guide to praying for many countries that includes facts and descriptions see Brian Stiller’s An Insider’s Guide to Praying for the World).

[email protected] Prayer prompts for February 1-February 8

  • Pray for those battling Covid 19 in their bodies, and for their families and friends that they might be comforted.
  • Pray for those experiencing hardship and the lasting physical, social, economic, psychological and spiritual effects of the virus and the restrictions.
  • Pray for therapists counseling persons and families suffering due to the effects of the virus, and the isolation and other harms resulting from the restrictions.
  • Pray for pastors and church leaders as they confront the effects of the pandemic manifest in their churches and the communities in which they serve, and as they respond to new restrictions and public health advice concerning the new variant in various jurisdictions in Canada.
  • Pray for strength and resilience for medical teams in the midst of this recent surge in Canada, particularly in Manitoba and the Northwest Territories.
  • Pray for our political leaders and public health officials that they will make wise decisions amidst the changing dynamics of the pandemic in different parts of Canada.
  • Pray for countries experiencing increases in daily confirmed cases such as Brazil, Belgium, Denmark, Japan, the Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. (For a pre-Covid guide to praying for many countries that includes facts and descriptions see Brian Stiller’s An Insider’s Guide to Praying for the World).

[email protected] Prayer prompts for January 25-February 1

  • Pray for strength and resilience for medical teams in the midst of this recent surge in Canada, particularly in the Northwest Territories and P.E.I.
  • Pray for our political leaders and public health officials that they will make wise decisions amidst the changing dynamics of the pandemic in different parts of Canada.
  • Pray for pastors and church leaders as they confront the effects of the pandemic manifest in their churches and the communities in which they serve, and as they respond to new restrictions and public health advice concerning the new variant in various jurisdictions in Canada.
  • Pray for those battling Covid 19 in their bodies, and for their families and friends that they might be comforted.
  • Pray for those experiencing hardship and the lasting physical, social, economic, psychological and spiritual effects of the virus and the restrictions.
  • Pray for therapists counseling persons and families suffering due to the effects of the virus, and the isolation and other harms resulting from the restrictions.
  • Pray for countries experiencing increases in daily confirmed cases such as Brazil, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, India, Israel, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, Peru, Portugal, and Russia. (For a pre-Covid guide to praying for many countries that includes facts and descriptions see Brian Stiller’s An Insider’s Guide to Praying for the World).

[email protected] Prayer prompts for January 18-January 25

  • Pray for strength and resilience for medical teams in Canada, particularly in the Northwest Territories.
  • Pray for those battling Covid 19 in their bodies, and for their families and friends that they might be comforted.
  • Pray for pastors and church leaders as they confront the effects of the pandemic manifest in their churches and the communities in which they serve, and as they respond to new restrictions and public health advice concerning the new variant in various jurisdictions in Canada.
  • Pray for those experiencing hardship and the lasting physical, social, economic, psychological and spiritual effects of the virus and the restrictions.
  • Pray for therapists counseling persons and families suffering due to the effects of the virus, and the isolation and other harms resulting from the restrictions.
  • Pray for medical researchers examining the new variant that they will have insight in how to respond.
  • Pray for countries experiencing increases in daily confirmed cases such as Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Belgium, Columbia, Denmark, Germany, India, Mexico, the Netherlands, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Spain, and Turkey. (For a pre-Covid guide to praying for many countries that includes facts and descriptions see Brian Stiller’s An Insider’s Guide to Praying for the World).

[email protected] Prayer prompts for January 11-January 18

  • Pray for strength and resilience for medical teams in Canada, particularly in Alberta, Quebec, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba as they respond to the new variant.
  • Pray for medical researchers examining the new variant that they will have insight in how to respond.
  • Pray for those battling Covid 19 in their bodies, and for their families and friends that they might be comforted.
  • Pray for pastors and church leaders as they confront the effects of the pandemic manifest in their churches and the communities in which they serve, and as they respond to new restrictions and public health advice concerning the new variant in various jurisdictions in Canada.
  • Pray for those experiencing hardship and the lasting physical, social, economic, psychological and spiritual effects of the virus and the restrictions.
  • Pray for therapists counseling persons and families suffering due to the effects of the virus, and the isolation and other harms resulting from the restrictions.
  • Pray for countries experiencing increases in daily confirmed cases such as Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Belgium, Canada, Columbia, Denmark, France, Greece, Italy, India, Israel, the Netherlands, Philippines, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, the United States, and Vietnam. (For a pre-Covid guide to praying for many countries that includes facts and descriptions see Brian Stiller’s An Insider’s Guide to Praying for the World).

[email protected] Prayer prompts for January 4-January 11

  • Pray for strength and resilience for medical teams in Canada, particularly in Quebec, Ontario, and Nova Scotia, as they respond to the new variant. 
  • Pray for medical researchers examining the new variant that they will have insight in how to respond.
  • Pray for pastors and church leaders as they confront the effects of the pandemic manifest in their churches and the communities in which they serve, and as they respond to new restrictions and public health advice concerning the new variant in various jurisdictions in Canada.
  • Pray for those battling Covid 19 in their bodies, and for their families and friends that they might be comforted.
  • Pray for those experiencing renewed anxiety and loneliness in the wake of new restrictions.  
  • Pray for those experiencing hardship and the lasting physical, social, economic, psychological and spiritual effects of the virus and the restrictions.
  • Pray for therapists counseling persons and families suffering due to the effects of the virus, and the isolation and other harms resulting from the restrictions.
  • Pray for countries experiencing increases in daily confirmed cases such as Argentina, Australia, Canada, Columbia, Denmark, France, Greece, Italy, India, Ireland, the Netherlands, Portugal, Turkey, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Vietnam. (For a pre-Covid guide to praying for many countries that includes facts and descriptions see Brian Stiller’s An Insider’s Guide to Praying for the World).

[email protected] Prayer prompts for December 21-January 4

  • Pray for pastors and church leaders as they confront the effects of the pandemic manifest in their churches and the communities in which they serve, and as they respond to new restrictions and public health advice concerning the new variant in various jurisdictions in Canada.  
  • Pray for those battling Covid 19 in their bodies, and for their families and friends that they might be comforted. 
  • Pray for those experiencing anxiety and loneliness in the wake of new restrictions. 
  • Pray for those experiencing hardship and the lasting physical, social, economic, psychological, and spiritual effects of the restrictions.
  • Pray for therapists counseling persons and families suffering due to the effects of the virus, and the isolation and other harms resulting from the restrictions.
  • Pray for strength and resilience for medical teams in Canada, particularly in Quebec, Ontario and the Yukon, as they respond to the new variant. 
  • Pray for medical researchers examining the new variant that they will have insight in how to respond.
  • Pray for countries experiencing increases in daily confirmed cases such as Canada, Denmark, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Vietnam. (For a pre-Covid guide to praying for many countries that includes facts and descriptions see Brian Stiller’s An Insider’s Guide to Praying for the World).

[email protected] Prayer prompts for December 14-December 21

  • Pray for those battling Covid 19 in their bodies, and for their families and friends that they might be comforted. 
  • Pray for those experiencing anxiety and loneliness in the face of climbing infection rates and new restrictions in some places.
  • Pray for those experiencing hardship and the lasting physical, social, economic, psychological, and spiritual effects of the restrictions.
  • Pray for therapists counseling persons and families suffering due to the effects of the virus, and the isolation and other harms resulting from the restrictions.
  • Pray for strength and resilience for medical teams in Canada and around the world, and for researchers examining the new variant.
  • Pray for countries experiencing increases in daily confirmed cases such as Denmark, France, Italy, Poland, South Africa, South Korea, the United Kingdom and Vietnam. (For a pre-Covid guide to praying for many countries that includes facts and descriptions see Brian Stiller’s An Insider’s Guide to Praying for the World).
  • Pray for pastors and church leaders as they confront the effects of the pandemic manifest in their churches and the communities in which they serve, and as they address tensions arising among vaccinated and un-vaccinated persons to whom they minister.

[email protected] Prayer prompts for December 7-December 14

  • Pray for those battling Covid 19 in their bodies, and for their families and friends that they might be comforted. 
  • Pray for those experiencing hardship and the lasting physical, social, economic, psychological, and spiritual effects of the restrictions.
  • Pray for strength and resilience for medical teams in Canada and around the world, and for researchers examining the new variant.
  • Pray for countries experiencing increases in daily confirmed cases such as Belgium, France, Hungary, Italy, Slovakia, South Africa, South Korea, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States. (For a pre-Covid guide to praying for many countries that includes facts and descriptions see Brian Stiller’s An Insider’s Guide to Praying for the World).
  • Pray for pastors and church leaders as they confront the effects of the pandemic manifest in their churches and the communities in which they serve, and as they address tensions arising among vaccinated and un-vaccinated persons to whom they minister.
  • Pray for therapists counseling persons and families suffering due to the effects of the virus, and the isolation and other harms resulting from the restrictions.

[email protected] Prayer prompts for November 30-December 7

  • Pray for pastors and church leaders as they confront the effects of the pandemic manifest in their churches and the communities in which they serve, and as they address tensions arising among vaccinated and un-vaccinated persons to whom they minister.
  • Pray for those battling Covid 19 in their bodies, and for their families and friends that they might be comforted.
  • Pray for those experiencing hardship and the lasting physical, social, economic, psychological, and spiritual effects of the restrictions.
  • Pray for therapists counseling persons and families suffering due to the effects of the virus, and the isolation and other harms resulting from the restrictions.
  • Pray for strength and resilience for medical teams in Canada.
  • Pray for those experiencing hardship and the lasting physical, social, economic, psychological, and spiritual effects of the restrictions.
  • Pray for countries experiencing increases in daily confirmed cases such as Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, The Netherlands, Turkey, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and Vietnam. (For a pre-Covid guide to praying for many countries that includes facts and descriptions see Brian Stiller’s An Insider’s Guide to Praying for the World).

[email protected] Prayer prompts for November 23-November 30  

  • Pray for those battling Covid 19 in their bodies, and for their families and friends that they might be comforted.
  • Pray for strength and resilience for medical teams in Canada, notably in the Yukon.
  • Pray for countries experiencing increases in daily confirmed cases such as Austria, Czechia, France, Germany, Italy, Malaysia, The Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, the United Kingdom, and Vietnam. (For a pre-Covid guide to praying for many countries that includes facts and descriptions see Brian Stiller’s An Insider’s Guide to Praying for the World).
  • Pray for pastors and church leaders as they confront the effects of the pandemic manifest in their churches and the communities in which they serve, and as they address tensions arising among vaccinated and un-vaccinated persons to whom they minister.
  • Please pray for churches seeking to re-establish youth groups and for our youth who whose lives have been disrupted and need a safe place to gather and that our God of comfort and compassion would speak into their hearts and minds, and they would persevere and know hope.
  • Pray for those experiencing hardship and the lasting physical, social, economic, psychological, and spiritual effects of the restrictions.
  • Pray for therapists counseling persons and families suffering due to the effects of the virus, and the isolation and other harms resulting from the restrictions.

[email protected] Prayer prompts for November 16-November 23  

  • Pray for those battling Covid 19 in their bodies, and for their families and friends that they might be comforted.
  • Pray for those experiencing hardship and the lasting physical, social, economic, psychological, and spiritual effects of the restrictions. 
  • Pray for pastors and church leaders as they confront the effects of the pandemic manifest in their churches and the communities in which they serve, and as they address tensions arising among vaccinated and un-vaccinated persons to whom they minister. 
  • Please pray for churches seeking to re-establish youth groups and for our youth who whose lives have been disrupted and need a safe place to gather and that our God of comfort and compassion would speak into their hearts and minds, and they would persevere and know hope.
  • Pray for therapists counseling persons and families suffering due to the effects of the virus, and the isolation and other harms resulting from the restrictions.
  • Pray for strength and resilience for medical teams in Canada, notably in the Yukon and the Northwest Territories.
  • Pray for countries experiencing increases in daily confirmed cases such as Austria, Belgium, Czechia, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, The Netherlands, Poland, Turkey, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Vietnam. (For a pre-Covid guide to praying for many countries that includes facts and descriptions see Brian Stiller’s An Insider’s Guide to Praying for the World).

[email protected] Prayer prompts for November 9-November 16  

  • Please pray for churches seeking to re-establish youth groups and for our youth who whose lives have been disrupted and need a safe place to gather, that our God of comfort and compassion would speak into their hearts and minds, and they would persevere and know hope.
  • Pray for pastors and church leaders as they confront the effects of the pandemic manifest in their churches and the communities in which they serve, and as they address tensions arising among vaccinated and un-vaccinated persons to whom they minister.  
  • Pray for therapists counseling persons and families suffering due to the effects of the virus, and the isolation and other harms resulting from the restrictions.
  • Pray for those battling Covid 19 in their bodies, and for their families and friends that they might be comforted. 
  • Pray for those experiencing hardship and the lasting physical, social, economic, psychological, and spiritual effects of the restrictions.
  • Pray for strength and resilience for medical teams in this fourth wave, notably in the Yukon, Northwest Territories, Saskatchewan and Alberta.
  • Pray for countries experiencing increases in daily confirmed cases such as Austria, Croatia, Czechia, France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Turkey, Ukraine, and Vietnam. (For a pre-Covid guide to praying for many countries that includes facts and descriptions see Brian Stiller’s An Insider’s Guide to Praying for the World)

[email protected] Prayer prompts for November 2-November 9  

  • Pray for those battling Covid 19 in their bodies, and for their families and friends that they might be comforted.
  • Pray for those experiencing hardship and the lasting physical, social, economic, psychological, and spiritual effects of the restrictions.
  • Please pray for churches seeking to re-establish youth groups and for our youth who whose lives have been disrupted and need a safe place to gather and that our God of comfort and compassion would speak into their hearts and minds and they would persevere and know hope.
  • Pray for therapists counseling persons and families suffering due to the effects of the virus, and the isolation and other harms resulting from the restrictions.
  • Pray for pastors and church leaders as they confront the effects of the pandemic manifest in their churches and the communities in which they serve, and as they address tensions arising among vaccinated and un-vaccinated persons to whom they minister. 
  • Pray for strength and resilience for medical teams in this fourth wave, notably in the Northwest Territories and Saskatchewan.
  • Pray for countries experiencing increases in daily confirmed cases such as Austria, Czechia, France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Ukraine, and Vietnam. (For a pre-Covid guide to praying for many countries that includes facts and descriptions see Brian Stiller’s An Insider’s Guide to Praying for the World).

[email protected] Prayer prompts for October 26-November 2

  • Pray for those battling Covid 19 in their bodies, and for their families and friends that they might be comforted.
  • Pray for those experiencing hardship and the lasting physical, social, economic, psychological, and spiritual effects of the restrictions.
  • Pray for strength and resilience for medical teams in this fourth wave, particularly in the Northwest Territories and Saskatchewan.
  • Pray for countries experiencing increases in daily confirmed cases such as Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Georgia, Iran, Malaysia, The Netherlands, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Thailand, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom. (For a pre-Covid guide to praying for many countries that includes facts and descriptions see Brian Stiller’s An Insider’s Guide to Praying for the World).
  • Pray for pastors and church leaders as they confront the effects of the pandemic manifest in their churches and the communities in which they serve, and as they address tensions arising among vaccinated and un-vaccinated persons to whom they minister. 
  • Pray for therapists counseling persons and families suffering due to the effects of the virus, and the isolation and other harms resulting from the restrictions.

[email protected] Prayer prompts for October 19-October 26

  • Pray for those battling Covid 19 in their bodies, and for their families and friends that they might be comforted.
  • Pray for strength and resilience for medical teams in this fourth wave, notably in Alberta and Saskatchewan, and particularly in the Northwest Territories.
  • Pray for countries experiencing increases in daily confirmed cases such as France, Georgia, Germany, The Netherlands, Romania, Russia, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom. (For a pre-Covid guide to praying for many countries that includes facts and descriptions see Brian Stiller’s An Insider’s Guide to Praying for the World).
  • Pray for therapists counseling persons and families suffering due to the effects of the virus, and the isolation and other harms resulting from the restrictions.  
  • Pray for those experiencing hardship and the lasting physical, social, economic, psychological, and spiritual effects of the restrictions.

[email protected] Prayer prompts for October 12-October 19

Suggestions for this week’s prayers. Pray them anytime or at the suggested communal time of each Friday at 4:00 p.m. local time. Suggestions from past weeks are archived at TheEFC.ca/[email protected].

  • Pray for those battling Covid 19 in their bodies, and for their families and friends that they might be comforted. 
  • Pray for strength and resilience for medical teams in this fourth wave, notably in Alberta and Saskatchewan, and particularly in the Northwest Territories.
  • Pray for countries experiencing increases in daily confirmed cases such as The Netherlands, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Turkey, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom. (For a pre-Covid guide to praying for many countries that includes facts and descriptions see Brian Stiller’s An Insider’s Guide to Praying for the World).
  • Pray for our political leaders and health officials as they make decisions amidst the changing dynamics of the pandemic in different parts of Canada
  • Pray for pastors and church leaders as they confront the effects of the pandemic manifest in their churches and communities, and address tensions arising among vaccinated and un-vaccinated persons to whom they minister and with whom they serve.  
  • Pray for therapists counseling persons and families suffering due to the effects of the virus, and the isolation and other harms resulting from the restrictions.
  • Pray for those experiencing hardship and the lasting physical, social, economic, psychological, and spiritual effects of the restrictions.

[email protected] Prayer prompts for October 5-October 12

Suggestions for this week’s prayers. Pray them anytime or at the suggested communal time of each Friday at 4:00 p.m. local time. Suggestions from past weeks are archived at TheEFC.ca/[email protected].

  • Pray for strength and resilience for medical teams in this fourth wave, particularly in Alberta, Saskatchewan, and the Northwest Territories.
  • Pray for our political leaders and health officials as they make decisions amidst the changing dynamics of the pandemic in different parts of Canada.
  • Pray for countries experiencing increases in daily confirmed cases such as Canada, Romania, Russia, Tanzania, Turkey and Ukraine. (For a pre-Covid guide to praying for many countries that includes facts and descriptions see Brian Stiller’s An Insider’s Guide to Praying for the World).
  • Pray for pastors and church leaders as they confront the effects of the pandemic manifest in their churches and communities, and address tensions arising among vaccinated and un-vaccinated persons to whom they minister and with whom they serve. 
  • Pray for those battling Covid 19 in their bodies, and for their families and friends that they might be comforted.
  • Pray for those experiencing hardship and the lasting physical, social, economic, psychological, and spiritual effects of the restrictions.

Recent EFC posts and links

Current external resources - North America

Current external resources - Global

EFC Posts and Links from Fall 2020

For older posts like these, see Covid-19 resources for churches (2020).

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