Bulletin Insert – May 21, 2017

How Can I Pray with Thy Kingdom Come?

The monastic community of the Society of St. John the Evangelist assisted with the development of 11 Prayers, basing them on the seven principal prayers found in the Catechism (BCP pg. 856), and adding four more: To Jesus, Contemplation/Silence, Celebrate, and Thy Kingdom Come. 

Invitation

Thy Kingdom Come is a global prayer movement that invites Christians around the world to pray between Ascension and Pentecost for more people to come to know Jesus.  We invite you to:

How to participateEpiscopal Pledge to Pray

Go to http://thykingdomcome.global and sign up to receive the daily email. Each day of Thy Kingdom Come, there will be an invitation to view short videos with prayer guidance from international and ecumenical church leaders, as well as a special video for youth. Presiding Bishop Michael Curry will be featured in the lead video on May 25. There is an open invitation to respond on social media with #Pledge2Pray and a hashtag for the prayer of the day. Make sure there is a space between the tags—for example: #Pledge2Pray #ToJesus. On Facebook, go to the Thy Kingdom Come page and post to the Timeline using #Pledge2Pray and the tag of the day—for example: #Pledge2Pray #Celebrate. Make sure your post is set to “public,” or we can’t see it!

 In Advance: 

If you want to get your images ready in advance, here’s a cheat sheet. Remember to share this with 5 friends you want to come to know Jesus and “Pray It – Picture It – Post It” using images and phrases that resonate with #Pledge2Pray and:

  • 25 May #ToJesus
  • 26 May #Praise
  • 27 May #Thanks
  • 28 May #Sorry
  • 29 May #Offer
  • 30 May #PrayFor
  • 31 May #Help
  • 1 June #Adore
  • 2 June #Celebrate
  • 3 June #Silence
  • 4 June #ThyKingdomCome

During the 11 days of Thy Kingdom Come, it is hoped that everyone who participates will deepen their friendship with Jesus and come to know that every aspect of their life is the stuff of prayer.

Pray it – Picture it – Post it | óralo – Imagínalo – Publícalo | Prier- Imaginer – Publier
祈る – 写真を撮る – 投稿する | 그것을기도하십시오.- 그것을 그린다.-韓国語
Ore por isso – Imagine-isso – Poste sobre isso | Kuomba – Piga picha – tia posta
#Pledge2Pray #ThyKingdomCome

Thy Kingdom Come is a global prayer movement that invites Christians around the world to pray for more people to come to know Jesus. What started in 2016 as an invitation from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York to the Church of England has grown into an international and ecumenical call to prayer. Find out how you can #Pledge2Pray as an individual, family, or church by visiting www.thykingdomcome.global.

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