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Call to prayer for Iraq and Syria on 31 August

From the Methodist Media Service: Methodists urged to pray for those enduring ‘living nightmare’ of persecution People are being urged to dedicate a special time of prayer to the ongoing crisis in Iraq and Syria next Sunday. The President and … Continue reading

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Prayer for the Philippines

Last Friday we flew back from the Philippines after a two week vacation; the next day typhoon Haiyan (known as Yolanda in the Philippines) made landfall, carving a path of destruction across the Visayan region and particularly devastating the islands … Continue reading

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Prayer for Syria

A prayer for Syria from the Methodist Church: Dear Lord, Our hearts grieve as we witness the escalating violence and needless deaths in Syria. We identify with the sorrow of all Syrians who now see their country riven with conflict and … Continue reading

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Prayer for the Philippines

The devastation in the Philippines caused by Tropical Storm ‘Sendong’ has been truly shocking. Stories of remarkable survival cannot compensate for the scale of the tragedy silently witnessed by the bodies of the dead which are still being washed ashore. … Continue reading

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Prayer and Statement on the death of Kim Jung-il

From the Methodist Church Media Service: Speaking following the announcement of the death of North Korean Leader Kim Jung Il, Steve Pearce, World Church Partnership Coordinator for the Methodist Church in Britain said: “The Methodist Church in Britain offers its … Continue reading

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Fiji crisis escalates

According to radiofiji.com, the government’s ban on Methodist meetings goes far beyond prohibiting the Methodist Conference from meeting. All church business meetings, even at local level, have now been banned by the ruling Military Council, as stated in a letter … Continue reading

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London Riots – Major prayer event on Saturday afternoon

Prayer for a broken nation There will be a major event at Methodist Central Hall, Westminster on Saturday 13th August between 2pm  and 4pm with London Church leaders including the Rev. Jenny Impey, Chair of the London District, Rev. Paul Martin, … Continue reading

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