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At Baptist World Aid we believe that prayer is an important part of our Christian response to the injustice and oppression that we see in our world. But we also know that sometimes the biggest challenge can be knowing what to pray.

Use the information in this Prayer Calendar to guide your daily prayer time.

Please join with us as we urge God to right injustice and enable people everywhere to live life to the full in Jesus’ name.

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"I will make rivers flow on barren heights, and springs within the valleys."

Isaiah 41:18

Pray for God’s provision and protection for families and Christian partners in Bangladesh as they combat the effects of COVID-19. Ask the Holy Spirit to give you a deep sense of compassion and gratitude for his mercy toward your family.

Pray for Christian hospitals in Papua New Guinea as they continue to provide medical assistance and care for their neighbours. Thank God for his provision of support to keep the hospitals running.

As Australia celebrates the history and contributions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples during NAIDOC week (4-11 July), pray for the message of ‘Heal Country’ to bring reconciliation, care and justice.

Give thanks for the many blessings we share in Australia that allow us to flourish as God intends. Pray that families in developing countries would have opportunities to flourish and grow together.


"As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another."

1 Peter 4:10

Pray for the staff and partners of Baptist World Aid Australia, for wisdom, humility, faith and courage to respond as God leads in caring for those on the margins. Thank him for our supporters who pray and provide funds to make this work possible.

Thank God for the faithful work of Christian partners in Cambodia, Lebanon and Nepal. Pray for the communities these children live in, that the right conditions might continue to be cultivated so they might flourish.

Pray for churches in Australia to continue to find ways to build connections with people living in poverty. Thank God for the way he calls his people to be his hands in our world, bringing restoration in places of brokenness.

Pray for our leaders in Australia. Pray for wisdom. And that God would give them a vision for Australia to be a generous nation, concerned for the needs of our brothers and sisters overseas.


"I have come that they may have life and have it to the full."

John 10:10

Pray for the protection of the health of Baptist World Aid Australia’s partner staff and the people they serve. Pray for enduring energy to face the challenges associated with recovering from a pandemic.

Pray for children globally who’ve felt the impact of COVID-19. Pray for our partners who run Child Clubs – for wisdom in designing projects with children, to provide the support they need to emerge from the pandemic with resilience and hope for the future.

As Australian dads are celebrated this month, pray for Fathers around our hurting world. Pray for Fathers raising children in difficult circumstances of conflict, famine and poverty.

Pray for peace in our troubled world as we mark the International Day of Peace on 21 September. Pray in faith, knowing that our God is the Lord of peace himself.

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