5:17 is the prayer arm of South Asian Concern.
Many people are committed to pray regularly for South Asia and for those who are reaching out to South Asians in the UK. At South Asian Concern we encourage prayer through our 5:17 support group (the name coming from the verses below). Many of those involved in 5:17 were formerly part of the Prayer Fellowship for South Asia.
As part of our commitment to prayer SAC send out a bi-monthly Prayer Diary and 5:17 meet together twice a year for Prayer Days. If you are interested in becoming part of 5:17 please click one of the links below or contact us to receive the Prayer Diary by post or email.
Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18
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India: About 750,000 students from India are studying abroad. Pray that many will meet Christians, hear the gospel and respond in faith. Pray that when they return to India they will share good news with families and colleagues.
India, School of Biblical Teaching: Thank God that the Ezra Theology Course sessions were held on Zoom in September and November and that all the students were able to join. Pray for the participants continued spiritual growth as they study and minis..
Nepal: The Covid-19 situation is scary and potentially one in three persons may have been affected. People do not go to hospital until too late because tests and medication are costly. Pray that the Lord will provide protected from the sickness. ..
Christmas: Thank God for his family of believers who have different ways of sharing a ‘Happy Christmas’ with their families and neighbours. Pray that through them, God will reach across communities to make his Son known among the nations.
Pakistan: Schools have reopened in Pakistan. Pray for pupils and teachers at Starfish schools as they attempt to catch up with missed lessons, and for continued protection from Covid-19.