EACH DAY THIS MONTH
ABM Prayer Theme: Give thanks for the work and witness of USPG, United Society Partners in the Gospel, a mission society of the Church of England and of the Church of Ireland. With over three hundred years of history, the Society has supported more than 15,000 men and women in mission roles within the worldwide Anglican Communion. Working through local partner churches, the charity's current focus is in the support of emergency relief, longer-term development and Christian leadership training projects. The charity encourages parishes in United Kingdom and Ireland to participate in Christian mission work through fundraising, prayer and by setting up links with its projects around the world.
THURSDAY 23 JANUARY
◊ ABM Prayer for the Day: Give thanks for the General Community Development Fund, and for those who support it. The fund allows ABM to continue to measure and evaluate our effectiveness in the aid projects we deliver, enabling us to learn from and improve the work we do. It means we can support the Anglican Communion to amplify the voices of smaller churches around the world, especially in the Pacific region, in advocacy on climate change, prevention of violence against women, and ending human trafficking and slavery. It allows us to support the ecumenical work of the Church Agencies Network which works to prevent, mitigate or effectively respond to disasters in our region, and to support the ecumenical work of Action by Churches Together in responding to disasters across the world.
◊ Australian Cycle of Prayer: The Diocese of Tasmania –Bishop Richard Conde, the Assistant Bishop, clergy and people