Thy Kingdom Come: Episcopal Church joins Worldwide Anglican Communion campaign calling for prayer

#Pledge2Pray effort begins on May 5

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Episcopal Church has joined the worldwide Anglican Communion in Thy Kingdom Come, a campaign initiated by Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby calling for prayer by individuals, congregations and families.

Thy Kingdom Come is a global prayer movement that invites Christians around the world to pray between Ascension Day (May 25)  and Pentecost (June 4) for more people to come to know Jesus.

Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry will lead the Thy Kingdom Come video messages on May 25.

#Pledge2Pray

Pledge2Pray kicks off on May 5; sign up to participate here or here.

After pledging to pray, be a part of the Let the Light shine social media campaign by posting a photo or video holding a candle or tealight, and pledging to pray. Information available here.

Resources and information

A wide selection of resources and information are available to participate in many ways in Thy Kingdom Come:

Video messages

An inspirational video message featuring a different religious leader each day will be presented throughout Thy Kingdom Come, beginning with Presiding Bishop Michael Curry on May 25.

  • May 25 #ToJesus The Most Rev. Michael Curry, Presiding Bishop and Primate, the Episcopal Church
  • May 26 #Praise His Eminence Christoph Cardinal Schonborn, Archbishop of Vienna
  • May 27 #Thanks The Most Rev Paul Kwong, Archbishop of Hong Kong
  • May 28 #Sorry The Venerable Liz Adekunle, Archdeacon of Hackney, London
  • May 29 #Offer The Rt. Rev. Griselda Delgado del Carpio, Bishop of Cuba
  • May 30 #PrayFor The Most. Rev. Fred Hiltz, Archbishop and Primate, the Anglican Church of Canada
  • May 31 #Help The Most Rev John Sentamu, Archbishop of York and Primate of England
  • June 1 #Adore The Rev. Roger Walton, President, British Methodist Conference
  • June 2 #Celebrate His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop, the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom
  • June 3 #Silence Br. Keith Nelson, SSJE, the Society of St. John the Evangelist
  • June 4 #ThyKingdomCome The Most Rev. and Rt. Hon. Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury and Primate of All England

Comments

  1. Pjcabbiness says:

    Active, thoughtful and wonderful. This is an example of the Church in action at it’s best.

  2. Elizabeth Smith says:

    I am so happy to have something positive that I can do for our country and the world! What could be better than prayer!

  3. Carla Bigum says:

    Praying with others for others! I agree with the previous comment about something positive to do for our country and the world’s people. Genius!

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