Prayer is a vital part of the life of Scripture Union and our desire to help people of all ages meet God through the Bible and prayer is part of our aim.

Global Week of Prayer: please scroll down this page to find information and resources for Prayer Week.

Prayers for Covid-19: download our prayer resources from this section on our website (also available in French and Spanish via the language button in the header).

We invite supporters and anyone who shares our vision to join us in praying for the ministries of Scripture Union. If you would like to receive our Global Prayer News each month by email please contact us here.

Global Week of Prayer

Prisoners of Hope

This year’s Global Week of Prayer will explore the book of Zechariah and what it means to be ‘prisoners of hope’ (Zech 9:12). What does this ancient book have to say about this present moment?

Zechariah calls the people to be ‘prisoners of hope’, a juxtaposition of terms. It is a great way to think about how we are to live. Bound by hope, captured by hope, inspired to live with a ‘lock us up and throw away the key’ kind of hope.

This year we invite you to join the Global community of Scripture Union in praying together. We’re hoping people of all ages will get involved in a series of events. These will include using our daily prayer guide for the week with a specific focus for each day, a launch event, a 24 hour Zoom prayer event and a range of creative prayer activities. This year, we have also introduced daily Prayer Rooms, where anyone from the SU Global community will be able to join in to pray with others from around the world for specific prayer requests.

As we gather to pray for what God has done over the past year and look ahead to what God will do in the future, we can be people of hope.