Top tips for engaging with the needs of your local community with regular and committed prayer:
Notice what’s around you: places of work, schools, health services, empty buildings, areas which need care and attention. Invite the Holy Spirit to highlight to you what you can invest in.
Ask local shop owners how they’re doing, or chat with parents at the school gate. Be intentional about knowing the people you live alongside.
…In a local park, or on a local street. Look at what’s around you and the things that you notice.
Commit to regular prayer for the place you live in. Try our handy guide to praying for your community:
Walking and praying around your local area is one of the easiest ways to regularly commit to pray for other people. Check out our guide to prayer walking
Written by the 24-7 Prayer Great Britain team, these handy guides will help you to pray for specific areas in your community.