Join the global wave of prayer calling all Christians to pray between Ascension and Pentecost for more people to come to know the love and peace of Jesus Christ.
Whether you have joined in with Thy Kingdom Come before or not, we invite you to take part from 18-28 May 2023 – along with churches from over 80 different denominations and traditions in over 170 countries around the world.
In praying 'Thy Kingdom Come' we all commit to playing our part in the renewal of the nations and the transformation of communities.Archbishop Justin Welby
Daily Prayer for Thy Kingdom Come
Daily Prayer for Thy Kingdom Come is a great way to set up regular, daily patterns of prayer to hold these people in prayer – whether you are doing so on your own, as a household, or joining with a small group or as a church virtually.
In full-colour and complete with services, psalms and readings – is available now from Church House Publishing for just £1.99 when you order online (with bulk discounts on 10s and 50s).
The free app for iOS and Android
Containing audio for Morning, Evening, Day and Night Prayer from the booklet for all 11 days. The Daily Prayer for Thy Kingdom Come app has been updated with 2023 Sunday psalms and readings and the ability to set reminders for any or all the services at times that suit you. Download for Android or iOS.
From Ascension Day (18 May), you can also get Alexa and Google Home to ‘Ask the Church of England for today’s Thy Kingdom Come’ to hear a short service of Prayer During the Day (before 7pm) and Night Prayer (after 7pm) throughout the 11 days.
A novena is an ancient tradition of devotional praying in Christianity, with prayers repeated for nine successive days.
The 2023 Thy Kingdom Come Novena has daily readings from the book of 1 John, with reflections written by The Very Reverend Bob Key with a commendation from Archbishop Justin Welby and Archbishop Stephen Cottrell. The Novena covers the nine days of Thy Kingdom come, from 18-28 May 2023.
- Order the printed Novena booklet (in English) as single copies, packs of 25 and boxes of 140
- Download the PDF in Albanian, Dutch, English, French, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish and Welsh from the Thy Kingdom Come website
- Request A3 copies of the Novena artwork for prayer stations
Resources for young people: The Way for Thy Kingdom Come
The Way produce faith-based video content, made by young people and for young people.
The Way's video series on prayer is available to watch on their social channels now and there will be a discussion guide for youth groups and schools to use with the videos during Thy Kingdom Come.
The Way will also release exclusive new videos on prayers and gifts of the spirit during Thy Kingdom Come.
Resources for children: Cheeky Pandas for Thy Kingdom Come
Thy Kingdom Come and Cheeky Pandas are partnering for 2023 to offer a fun filled, bible-based TV series for use in family services, assemblies, and at home, featuring songs, animated stories, prayer and interviews with special guests. Alongside this, they have activity packs, service plans, a prayer book and a children’s app. Christian cartoons for kids, action worship songs, and free resources for families, churches and schools are available from cheekypandas.com.
Explore the 2023 resources including a new Prayer Journal by Archbishop Justin Welby, videos and interactive activities for children and families.Visit the website
Daily Prayer for Thy Kingdom Come is available on Apple and Android devices and includes audio for each daily service.Download the free app
Daily Prayer for Thy Kingdom Come is the complete daily prayer companion for Thy Kingdom Come, covering Ascension Day, Pentecost and the nine days in between.Order now