Prayer is the lifeblood of everything we do. We depend on it. We can't hope to bring healing to a suffering world without God's help. Please join us, and thousands of churches across the world, in prayer today.

  • Prayer alert: flooding in Southern Africa

    Heavy rain has resulted in flooding in Malawi and Mozambique with around 775,000 people affected so far. Pray for an end to the rain and lift up Tearfund’s partners as they help those worst affected.

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  • Winter peril for Syrian refugees

    Bitter storms in Lebanon and Jordan are causing misery for hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees. Give thanks for our partners as they step up their efforts to provide food supplies to families hit by the storms.

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  • Philippines prayer update: Typhoon Hagupit

    Thank you for praying as Hagupit made its way towards the Philippines in December. Praise God that emergency systems worked well and tens of thousands of people were evacuated out of harm's way, and give thanks for Tearfund’s partner response that has helped 15,000 people so far.

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  • A prayer for restoration

    Use this prayer as an individual, group or church to pray for restoration during what is for many people a time of fear and brokenness.

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  • Prayer alert: violence in Nigeria

    It’s been five years since Boko Haram launched an insurgency in Nigeria, and violence and misery are escalating. A massive 1.5 million people have been displaced and thousands killed so far. Schools have been burnt down and refugee camps attacked. ‘Please stand with us in prayer during these challenging times as we trust the Lord who makes wars cease (Psalm 46:9) to bring an end to the crisis,’ says Danladi, Head of Tearfund’s work in Nigeria. Pray for the families displaced from their homes, especially those suffering from disease and malnutrition. Pray for those who are grieving loved ones, and please pray urgently for peace in Nigeria.

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  • Praying for Haiti five years on

    It’s been five years since Haiti was rocked by the infamous earthquake. Praise God for what’s been achieved since the earthquake – for the lives, homes and livelihoods restored.

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  • Remembering the Rana Plaza

    You’ll probably remember the news coverage of the Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh, 2013. Pray for Tearfund’s partner staff as they reach out to help those people left vulnerable by this disaster.

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  • Hungry for change in Aylambo

    Our partner Warmis is working with men and women like Freddy and Pascuala in Peru, empowering them to make a better living to support their children as well as lobby and work with those in power to bring about change.

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  • Ebola death toll reaches grim milestone

    The Ebola outbreak has reached a grim new year milestone, claiming more than 8,000 lives. Ask God to protect Tearfund partners as they continue to help prevent the spread of Ebola and support those affected.

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