For Prayer and Reflection

Some prayer suggestions and reflections for each day of September…

  1. Pray for the people of Afghanistan as they navigate life under the Taliban.
  2. Pray for the people of Haiti as they try to recover from the recent earthquake which has devasted the country.
  3. Pray that humanitarian aid reaches the people of the conflict -torn Tigray region of Ethiopia.
  4. Pray for our fellow Christians around the world who are being persecuted for their faith.
  5. September is Childhood Cancer month. Pray for all the young people living with cancer here in the UK and their families who care for them.
  6. Pray for an end to the generational cycle of illiteracy and poverty.
  7. Pray for our young people who are experiencing mental health problems.
  8. Pray for refugees throughout the world and the countries who provide them with shelter.
  9. Pray for the babies whose health and development has been affected by their mother’s alcohol or drug dependency while pregnant.
  10. Pray for all those contemplating suicide today and those who are living in the shadow of a loved one’s suicide.
  11. Pray for our warming world and the humans living with the effects of climate change.
  12. Pray for the protection of children who aren’t attending school.
  13. Pray for people around the world unable to access affordable healthcare.
  14. Pray for children living in war zones.
  15. Pray for the people of Madagascar who are facing famine because of drought brought about by climate change.
  16. Today is International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer. Pray for everyone working to protect the health of our planet’s environment.
  17. Pray for teachers all around the world to be men and women of integrity who inspire the young people they teach.
  18. Pray for the people of Yemen where 21 million people need humanitarian aid to survive.
  19. September is Oddfellows Friendship month. Pray for those who in our community who are lonely and for the growth of intergenerational friendship.
  20. Pray for the children and young people around the world who are living in abusive homes.
  21. Pray for the wellbeing of our soldiers returning from places of conflict, especially those who have returned from evacuating people from Afghanistan.
  22. Pray for those preparing reports, negotiating, networking and working to bring COP26 to Glasgow in November.
  23. Pray for the children and young people around the world who are being trafficked and sexually exploited.
  24. Pray for people waiting on an organ donation.
  25. Pray for girls growing up in cultures that do not value their education.
  26. Today is World Contraception Day. Pray for women in developing countries who need access to family planning education and facilities to help make informed choices about their sexual health.
  27. Pray for the men and women around the world trafficked into slavery.
  28. Pray that we can be good neighbours to those in our street, community, country and our world.
  29. Today is Hidden Heroes Day. Pray for those working in our prisons, courts, probation and youth justice services.
  30. Pray for the charities working around the world trying to provide an education for all children.

“May God’s blessing surround you each day as you trust him and walk in his way.”