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Give thanks to the Lord and pray to him. Tell the nations what he has done! Chronicles 16:8

Every month there will be suggestions on this page to direct your prayers for work amongst children and young people in the diocese. If you would like us to pray for your event, activity or group, recruitment or project development, or give thanks for what God has been doing, then please send your request in

March 2021

"...may [God] equip you with all you need for doing his will. May he produce in you, through the power of Jesus Christ, every good thing that is pleasing to him." Hebrews 13:21a NLT

Please pray for:

  • All the teachers, pupils and staff returning to school in the coming weeks. For peace and protection. Give thanks for all the parents and teachers who have battled through the months since Christmas.
  • Give thanks for the technology which is enabling us to stay in touch with friends and families despite social isolation
  • All the children and young people who have contributed to the Children of Light Festival Archbishop's commissioning service video
  • Progress with our environmental agenda, and for a young person to volunteer to be part of the steering group
  • Church leaders and volunteers as they interpret the 'road map' for coming out of lockdown and discern how best to connect with children, young people and their families again
  • the team setting up a Youth group in Thirks
  • Employed children, youth and families workers across the Diocese. That they may know God's presence in their preparation and inspiration for how to connect with and support children, young people and their families in creative ways
  • Ongoing plans for the Children of Light Festival and the launch service video available from 20th March
  • Give thanks for the young people who have starting doing a Youth Alpha course in Carlton Drax