Thy Kingdom Come is a global prayer movement which the Archbishop of Canterbury is inviting people around the world to join. The wave of prayer will start on May 26 2022 and run for 10 days between the Christian festivals of Ascension and Pentecost.
For the last three years in, the Archbishops of Canterbury and York invited people to join a wave of prayer between Ascension and Pentecost. This is traditionally a time when the church focuses on prayer, just as the first disciples gathered after they had watched Jesus ascend into heaven, it says in
“They all joined together constantly in prayer, along with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus…”Acts 1.14
The response was overwhelming as hundreds of thousands joined in from churches of many denominations and different traditions around the UK and across the world.
#TKC Melbourne Beacon Event • 4pm Sun 5 June 2022
Now is the time for us to light up the world in prayer!
Join us for our Thy Kingdom Come Beacon Event to pray with God’s world-wide family for the coming of the Holy Spirit, the witness of the Church, and the outworking of God’s kingdom of justice and peace.
The Archbishop of Melbourne will preach, with contributions to the service from St Hilary’s Kew, Merri Creek – Fairfield Church Plant, Brimbank Anglican Church and St Paul’s Cathedral
It’s not complicated – we’re simply asking people to pray in whatever way they want and with whoever they want for others to come to know Jesus Christ.
Our aims are:
- For people to pray with God’s world-wide family from 26 May – 5 June: individually, as a family or as part of a church, and together as a diocesan family at an Beacon Event at St Paul’s Cathedral on Pentecost Sunday, 5 June 2022, 4pm (AEST)
- For people to be transformed through prayer by the Holy Spirit, finding new confidence to be witnesses for Jesus Christ
In this section of the St Paul’s Cathedral website you can find resources. There also resources available on the Thy Kingdom Come Global website here.
Other Resources for you and your church
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