Thy Kingdom Come 2019

‘THY KINGDOM COME’ 2019 – Ascension to Pentecost

The local 2019 ‘Thy Kingdom Come’ initiative includes the Shopshire Way Prayer Walk. It will take place primarily between May 30th – June 8th. Prayer Walking is part of the wonderful tradition of Christian pilgrimage which seeks to take pilgrims to famous Christian sites while encountering & communing with God along the way. Our local prayer walk will include praying for the communities & churches that the Shropshire Way passes through, as well as generally praying for God to bless all of Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin.

Point of Contact: Pauline Mack – Salop Prayer Advocate

Please click on the link which will take you to a short promotional video about this:

The plan:
Prior to May 30 – Stages 2-5. Methodist Walkers: 9:30am at Bridges to Ludlow.
May 30 (Ascension Day) – Stage 6. 9:30am at Ludlow to Wheathill
May 31 – Stages 8-9. 7am at Wilderhope to Wellington
June 1 – Stage 10a. 9:30am at Wellington to Haughmond
June 2 – Stage 10b. Haughmond to Shrewsbury
June 3 – Stage 11. 9:30am at Haughmond to Wem
June 4 – Stage 12. 9:30am at Whitchurch to Ellesmere
June 5 – Stage 13. 9:30am at Ellesmere to Llanymynech
June 6 – Stage 14. 9:30am at Llanymynech to Nesscliffe
June 7 – Stage 15. 9:30am at Nesscliffe to Shrewsbury
June 8 – Stage 1. 9:30am at Shrewsbury to Bridges








Two more ways to engage locally this year with Thy Kingdom Come:

1. Baking Bread Together
A very simple concept: gather together, either in a home or Church kitchen, a group of friends or neighbours and make and bake bread together. For more info: Baking Bread Leaflet

An opportunity for conversation, laughter, prayer and the chance to enjoy beautiful home-made bread! Suitable for Christians and non-Christians, indeed we hope and pray it will be a wonderful mixing place for all.

On our FaceBook page you will find recipes for bread and for scones (you can of course use your own favourite recipe!) together with suggestions as to how you can use the time creatively.

We encourage you to make two loaves. One is kept for your own enjoyment and the second is to give away to someone.

2. Loving, Hurting Dreaming: Images to Bring People Together.
A wonderful interactive art installation created by Jake Lever (Teaching Fellow at University of Warwick). Each image is mounted on a panel approx 180cm square and is in gouache and ink on silver leaf on paper. They are designed to provide a springboard for lively discussion, fresh thinking and exploration around Christian faith as well as a resource to inspire prayer. For more info: Art & Spirit Leaflet

The three panels with the artwork on are supplemented by a fourth panel which provides an opportunity for visitors to add their own response.

The artwork is available to engage with local communities through their Schools and Churches. Resources that accompany the artwork include materials for a School Assembly, for Key Stages 1-5 and also quiet day materials for use by local churches.
For further details:

For updates, resources and further information checkout our Facebook page

For more details about the national ‘Thy Kingdom Come’ initiative, including a wide range of resources go to the national website. Thy Kingdom Come has wide appeal and encourages Christians to think of prayer in the larger context of their communities, counties, regions and nations.