‘Online International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church’, November 15, 2020 From 7.30pm – 8.30pm.
Thank you to everyone who took part in this event. It was a powerful time of unity as we ALL stood together to learn more about and to pray for our persecuted family.
Don’t worry if you missed the event, because you can watch it below.
Remember – if your church was not able to join with us for IDOP this year you can choose a date for your own. We’ve left all our IDOP resources for you to use at a time convenient to you below.
For the first time, the focus of this year’s International Day of Prayer for the persecuted church (IDOP) will be an exciting social media event. Don’t miss out!
This year, due to the Covid-19 restrictions, we will be teaming up with our friends at Open Doors and CSW for a special online social media event on Sunday, November 15. Please join us for what promises to be a fantastic evening of prayer and worship between 7.30pm-8.30pm.
This special online event will feature testimony from China, India and Nigeria, so save the date and tell your friends.
IDOP 2020 – an online event to remember!
Click here to watch our promo video.
To promote prayer for persecuted Christians throughout November, please use our free Powerpoint resources below – ideal for your own online meeting or prayer event.
You can also watch these powerful, personal stories of persecuted believers – and be inspired by how God has sustained them. (From our micro-site: releaseinternational.org/lockdown).
CENTRAL ASIA: UNDERGROUND Nearly three decades after the fall of communism, Christians are still being persecuted for their faith in some of the former Soviet republics.
ERITREA: HELEN’S SONG Gospel singer Helen Berhane describes how she found strength to survive imprisonment and torture for refusing to deny Christ.
PAKISTAN: FALSELY ACCUSED How Pastor Zafar Bhatti was sentenced to life in prison for blasphemy – and how Release partners are helping him and his wife Nawab.
TORTURED FOR CHRIST An extract from the dramatised film about courageous Romanian pastor Richard Wurmbrand, who inspired the founding of Release in 1968.