Biblical Truth at the forefront of UK’s National Prayer Week


Neath, UK (ANS) – This coming week (Oct 11-17) Neighbourhood Prayer Network and Leading the Way UK are calling for Christians across the UK to come together and pray for Biblical Truth in society in it’s many spheres, including the church.

UK Prayer Week Oct 11-17.
This final prayer week of 2020 brings together Neighbourhood Prayer Network and Leading the Way UK, the ministry of Dr Michael Youssef, to pray for a restoration of Biblical truth in our society. It follows two previous Prayer Weeks during 2020 which Neighbourhood Prayer Network has coordinated for its 7,500 members. 
A full programme of videos and zoom prayer meetings will form the backdrop of activity during the week. 

Each day, there will be special ‘in conversation’ programmes available on social media and YouTube, which will speak to different areas of society. Among the guests contributing include Gavin Calver, CEO of the Evangelical Alliance, the Rt Revd Philip Mountstephen, Bishop of Truro, Mervyn Thomas, Founder and President of Christian Solidarity Worldwide, David L’Herroux, CEO of United Christian Broadcasters, Peter Kerridge, CEO of Premier Christian Media Group and Sir Brian Souter, Founder and Chairman of Stagecoach.

In addition, each day will start with a devotional from Rev Dr RT Kendall which relates to the topic of the day.

Author, speaker and broadcaster RT Kendall.
Each evening, there will be Bible studies and former videos which are available for those unable to access materials during the day. 

Launching on Sunday 11th October, an exclusive message from Dr Michael Youssef to the UK Church will be aired on social media focusing on Daniel chapter 9 as a reflection of our current situation as a nation. This will be repeated each day throughout the week and is being encouraged for churches and home groups to study in the coming weeks.
Speaking about Prayer Week, Carl Brettle, CEO of Neighbourhood Prayer Network said:

“In our quest to touch the whole of the British Isles through a message of prayer, care and share, we are delighted to be working with Leading the Way UK, developing a theme for this prayer week on Biblical truth in Society.

Carl Brettle, CEO of Neighbourhood Prayer Network

“What better way to bring together all our work in this coronavirus pandemic focusing on the most historically impactful book in world history. I would encourage churches, leaders and individuals the length and breadth of the country to engage in this prayer week and go deeper in Biblical truth than we have ever gone before!”

Dr Alan Kerbey, UK Director of Leading the Way added:

Leading The Way and Neighbourhood Prayer Network have joined forces for a national week of prayer between 11 and 18 October. The theme throughout the week is The Importance of Biblical Truth in Society. The centrepiece is a video message which has been specially recorded by Dr Michael Youssef, President of Leading The Way.

Dr Alan Kerbey, UK Director of Leading the Way with Dr MIchael Youssef, Leading The Way Founder and President

“Speaking from Daniel Chapter 9, his powerful message will help to guide our thoughts and prayers throughout the week – and it could not be more timely and relevant as we commit to pray for our nation and the church in the difficult, uncertain and challenging times in which we are living.

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Peter Wooding is Senior Editor at Assist News Service and an award-winning radio, TV, and print journalist. Peter has worked as news editor at UCB Radio in the UK, and has reported from countries around the world including Israel, India, Russia, Serbia, South Sudan, Ukraine and Mozambique. Continuing his father Dan's legacy, Peter now leads the global expansion of ANS. He is also the London Bureau Chief for the Global News Alliance, Media and PR Officer for Leading The Way UK and UK Director for Mercy Projects. Peter lives in North Wales, UK, with his wife, Sharon, and their three daughters, Sarah, Anna and Abigail.