Take the opportunity to pray
We’d really recommend you make a prayer initiative a part of your January Light activities.
When we give our mission and our work to God, wonderful things happen.
Have a look at some of the ideas below and see if you might try something new this January.
There are lots of creative ideas on the Methodist HQ website.
Meeting a friend, or perhaps going alone, this is one of the easiest ways to pray for the people who live around you.
You might choose a different route each week or just take the same path. One week you could just ask God to guide you and see where you go.
Pray for the homes you walk past.
Pray for God’s blessing, hope and light.
You could do a night time prayer walk.
Remember to listen and ask God to speak to you.
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Pray through your Christmas cards
Take the cards you’ve received this year and pray for the people who sent them to you.
You could do a small pile each week.
Set up a 24/7 prayer event or room
All the info you need – inc how to do it in a pandemic! Click here
A Prayer Cairn
Create a prayer cairn. A small pile of stones, maybe you could put it in your church grounds or by your church door.
Invite church members to say prayers and add a stones (from their garden or picked up somewhere) to the cairn throughout January.
It could be the last stop on a prayer walk.
Painted Prayer Rocks
Painted rocks hidden around towns have become popular in recent years.
Paint and hide some rocks with simple prayers and messages on.