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We are in a climate emergency. More people are going hungry, extreme weather events are more severe and communities are being displaced. People are being pushed back into poverty and the damage to creation is accelerating.

As we contemplate the scale of the crisis, it’s important we keep our eyes fixed on the God of justice, who loves creation and brings restoration and peace – and help our friends and family to do the same. Will you join us in praying about poverty and climate change? 

Weekly prayer 

Our SMS alerts will let you know when we have updated the prayer prompt here to inspire prayers for justice and restoration for those living in poverty. 

Latest prayer- 22/09/22  

The financial costs to people around the world as they respond to climate change are huge, yet those in low-income nations, who are hit hardest by climate change, did the least to cause it. Climate finance was promised from 2020 by wealthy countries to redress this, but it is already over two years overdue.

Please pray for the effectiveness of Tearfund’s new campaign action Send a Coin which seeks to keep climate finance on the agenda of the new Prime Minister and other wealthy nations, and calls for the full delivery of the much-needed climate finance to low-income nations.

Please pray that:

We’d love you to keep praying for these things while you also take the action!  

Sign up for SMS prayer alerts

Join us in prayer on our Tearfund Action Prayer Feed. You can sign up to receive prayer alert directly to your phone with a link to the latest prayer. To sign up: 

  1. Add our Tearfund Action number +44 (0)7916 874441 to your phone's contacts.
  2. Using your SMS messaging app, text the word ‘PRAY’ to us on the number above.
  3. We'll send you a confirmation message in the next few days, and you'll receive climate prayer points via SMS.

We will not use your number for any other purpose and it will not be visible to others. Replies will be received by Tearfund only. If at any time you would like to stop receiving these messages, just text 'STOP' to +44 (0)7916 874441.

Phone showing the Tearfund prayer for the climate webpage (Kiran Rai / Tearfund)

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Other ways to pray for the climate

There are so many ways to pray for the climate crisis. Here are two prayer networks we love and recommend:

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