Prayer Breakfast

A Civic Prayer Breakfast helps the church understand the most pressing needs of their community and host an event in a civic building to pray for community transformation.

Case Study: In the UK we supported local churches in more than 50 local government areas to host events in civic buildings to pray for the wellbeing of the community. We ran a national campaign calling churches across the nation to work together to host Civic Prayer Breakfasts to pray for their towns and cities. The Times newspaper ran a story with the headline ‘Civic leaders start praying to renew towns and cities’.


  1. Team: Form a team of people who will make the NPB happen including strategic relationship builders, prayer mobilisers, event organisations and public relations.
  2. Plan: Create a roadmap of civic engagement, prayer mobilisation and event planning leading up to the CCPB.
  3. Relationships: Build one to one relationships with strategic civic leaders and find out what keeps them awake at night.
  4. Prayer: Mobilise churches in a rhythm of prayer for the transformation of thedifferent sectors of community.
  5. Event: Host a NPB event in a civic building to pray for the wellbeing and transformation of the community and its leaders.

Once communities host their first NPB it often becomes a part of their annual calendar explaining that it is the most strategic event in their year.


  • Unifying the church with a great sense of common purpose for transformation.
  • Focusing the church’s civic engagement on the person of Jesus Christ
  • Positioning the church as strategic community stakeholder and partner
  • Increasing the boldness and the confidence of the church in their faith
  • Strengthening the role of faith in civic life
  • Praying for the ‘peace and prosperity of the city’ (Jeremiah 29:7)

Also available in the following languages:





Mind Your Own Business
Helping people to start their own business.
UP Cafe
Providing a safe attractive place for young people to gather in the heart of the community.
Kids Hope
Providing mentors to school children experiencing vulnerability.
One-to-one mentoring and support services.
Empowered Faith Communities
Building self-sustaining communities with those doing life tough.
Hope Filled Bags
A creative way to respond to food insecurity in the local community
Join our mailing list for regular updates
Thank you for signing up to our mailing list.
Please ensure you have filled in all the information