On 4 August 1918 King George V called a National Day of Prayer. One hundred days later the war ended.
Remembrance 100 launches on 4 August 2018 with 100 Days of Peace and Hope – prayers, Bible readings, reflections and peace-making activities – which are available to download free from 4 July.
The free downloads of 100 Days of Peace and Hope include the ‘6 Rs of Reconciliation’ written by the Archbishop of Canterbury who says in his foreword: ‘From 4 August let us mark 100 days with prayers for peace, hope and reconciliation.’ Click here to read the Archbishop’s foreword in full.
Contributors to the 100 Days of Peace and Hope include members and staff from the Church of England, the Methodist Church, the United Reformed Church, the Armed Forces Christian Union, Bible Society, the Evangelical Alliance, the HOPE leadership team, Sports Chaplaincy UK, Christian Vision for Men, the World Prayer Centre, the Anglican Communion Office, the Peace Alliance and other chaplaincies and Christian ministries.
Remembrance 100 is a collaboration between Christian denominations, ministries and chaplaincies to help churches mark the centenary of the First World War at the heart of their communities.
Daily prayers and reflections to download
100 Days of Peace and Hope is available with Bible readings, reflections and prayers for each week to download on A4 pages, with one additional double-sided sheet to introduce the 100 days. This includes an introduction by the Archbishop of Canterbury, plus the Bible readings, reflections and prayers for 4th and 5th August.
Download the sheets, print them double-sided and fold them to A5. To print double-sided pages, some printers require the second side to be flipped. The pdfs also are available with the second side flipped.
Remembrance 100 – 4 August to 11 November
- Week 1 – Introduction 4-5 August
- Week 2 – 6-12 August
- Week 3 – 13-19 August
- Week 4 – 20-26 August
- Week 5 – 27 Aug – 2 Sept
- Week 6 – 3-9 September
- Week 7 – 10-16 September
- Week 8 – 17-23 September
- Week 9 – 24-30 September
- Week 10 – 1-7 October
- Week 11 – 8-14 October
- Week 12 – 15-21 October
- Week 13 – 22-28 October
- Week 14 – 29 Oct – 4 November
- Week 15 – 5-10 November
- Remembrance Sunday 11 November – The Archbishop of Canterbury’s 6 Rs of Reconciliation