Prisons Week: 9 – 15th October

Prisons Week: 9 – 15th October

What are you thankful for?

For nearly 50 years, Prisons Week has encouraged Christians to pray for all those affected by crime and imprisonment. The Samaritan leper in Luke 17, inspires us all to seek what he was amazed to find when returning to thank Jesus for his healing … a new beginning.

Our recent campaigns have moved us, like him, from loneliness and despair to hope. And now, like him, we also return with gratitude. So, what are you thankful for?

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Prisons Week wants to see an end to the human suffering caused by crime and imprisonment – for all those affected.

We believe that faith moves mountains, and that prayer moves God. We also believe that when we pray with faith God often moves us to be the answer to those prayers.

And so we gather together churches and organisations from across the Christian community to issue a call to prayer for change where change is needed.

And we do this through a week-long campaign each October with print and digital resources, social channels, events and media appearances.

Prisons Week is organised and run by 25 organisations that come together twice each year as a Board of Reference, and the smaller Working Groups who meet monthly to deliver the annual call-to-prayer campaigns.

Prisons Week sits alongside the Church to provide information, expertise, resources and encouragement for this particular area of ministry that individual churches are unlikely to have ‘in house’. We also provide a sense of community for those with a passion for this ministry – a place where they can feel part of a bigger ‘whole’.

Typically, each year, we produce an advertising poster and prayer leaflet based on the campaign’s theme that maps out each day’s thoughts and prayers. We also produce a film to support and promote the campaign.

Additionally we have this website, our social media channels and faith networks through which we spread the word.

It is our hope that when people pray they will be moved, as we are, to get involved. And that the organisations that support Prisons Week represent the very best place to start.

Upcoming Events

Monday Prayer Watch

June 24, 2024 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm – Your prayers can make a difference.  We urge you to join us as we gather together on Zoom on the 4th Monday of each month for our Prayer Watch where we worship and pray about local & national issues.   How you can join If you would like to join the event, we will be […]

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June 24, 2024 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm – The World Prayer Centre is launching a new Birmingham prayer watch focusing of praying for our beautiful city of Birmingham! We hope that those with a passion to pray for our city can join us for our first gathering on Monday 24 June at 7pm.   “Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the […]

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Prayer Storm Summer Conference

June 25, 2024 – June 27, 2024 @ All Day – Prayer Storm will be holding a summer conference with teaching, prayer and intercession. ‘When you utilise authority in Prayer, you will displace illegalities in the Spirit’ – Apostle Arome Osayi We are expectant for a powerful time of teaching and activation in prayer, intercession, and the prophetic with Apostle Arome, James Aladiran and the Prayer […]


Event Start
9 October 2022 - 12:00 am
Event End
15 October 2022 - 11:59 pm
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