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Thy Kingdom Come - Ten things to know

Posted on Thursday 18 May 2017
  1. All over the world from Dublin to Hong Kong, Melbourne to Belize, hundreds of thousands of people are preparing to pray Thy Kingdom Come
  2. They’ll be prayer walks, candlelit services, street parties, psalm drumming and fireworks, prayer tepees – and a live service on BBC1 at 10am on Pentecost Sunday with Archbishop Justin Welby, Matt Redman, Tim Hughes and Liz Adekunle.
  3. So far this year Thy Kingdom Come has appeared in Twitter feeds more than a million times, more than 300,000 people have visited our website and On Facebook we’ve reached more than two million people, and the official period of prayer hasn’t even started yet!
  4. In the UK people will gather for 29 special beacon services in Cathedrals and thousands are preparing to pray in churches.
  5. More than 200,000 resources have already been ordered, from family-friendly Kingdom Kits, Thy Kingdom Come gospels, prayer journals and Novenas to prayer bands and mugs. And there’s still time to order or download.
  6. Our videos – including these two and have been viewed at least two million times.
  7. Churches of all backgrounds and denominations have been working together to plan ecumenical events in towns and cities.
  8. Pledge to Pray here and we’ll send you specially crafted prayers by international leaders, and youth-friendly meditations, straight to your inbox each day. For a list of the daily prayer themes click here.
  9. We have everything you need to plan your Thy Kingdom Come services – download our liturgies and service plans here.
  10. Know that the Lord is with us as we prepare to pray: “The smoke of the incense, together with the prayers of God’s people, went up before God from the angel’s hand.” Rev 8 vs 4. Holy Spirit Come!