It’s sometimes hard to know where to start praying when so much around us seems uncertain.

You might find these prayer points helpful: 

Leaders of our Nations

  • For wisdom for those having to make weighty decisions in government
  • For the Government advisors
  • For the health of our leaders
  • For God’s wisdom and peace to be on them 


  • For the leaders in the NHS as they plan for a surge of patients
  • For doctors, nurses, paramedics, therapists, cleaners, 111 and support staff and all those selflessly serving our nation 
  • For the necessary equipment, medications and protective clothing to be made rapidly available
  • For continued good health and protection over them
  • For wisdom and peace for those making difficult decisions

The vital and emergency services in our nations as they serve during this outbreak

  • For police officers, firefighters, the army and RAF
  • For their health and safety
  • The schools across the nations and the teachers working to care for the children of NHS and vital workers

For the end of Coronavirus COVID-19

  • For breakthroughs in treatment and a vaccine to be developed
  • For our nations to take seriously the measures put in place to protect us all
  • For the Kingdom of God to break through and defeat this virus

Our communities, neighbours and the nations

  • Those who have contracted COVID-19 and are trying to recover
  • Those who are isolated and lonely
  • Those who are fearful
  • Parents of small children
  • Those in the most at-risk categories: the elderly and those with pre-existing medical conditions
  • Those suffering heartache from having lost loved ones
  • Those who are suffering financially
  • Opportunities to reach out and help others in creative ways
  • For peace over children and young people in this time of uncertainty 

For those facing uncertainty in their employment

  • Those whose jobs are under threat 
  • Those who have lost their jobs
  • Small businesses and the self-employed

The Church

  • Your own church family
  • Local churches in your area
  • The leaders of our churches across the nations
  • For the leaders and pastors of our churches
  • The church across our nations and around the globe

Online messages of hope

  • For our messages being shared both locally and across the nations to speak into the lives of those who are listening.
  • For our message of hope to reach those who do not yet know Jesus

The Kingdom of God breaking in across our nations

  • That we would be steadfast in the hope that God has given us
  • That we would put our trust in God our Father
  • For opportunities to share God’s love and the beauty of the gospel message
  • For God’s peace that passes all understanding to guard our hearts and minds
  • For many to turn to Jesus as their Lord and Saviour