Recommended Reading

If you would like to learn more about intercessions then I can recommend the below books. They have examples of different forms of intercession as well as covering ideas and tips for writing your own. (Hover over the links for more details.)

Intercessions Handbook
Intercessions handbook by John Pritchard at Amazon.co.uk:
The Intercessions Handbook
The book is designed for use in a wide range of formal and informal settings, offering practical examples of intercessions in traditional services, all-age worship, small groups as well as personal devotions. Praise for The Intercessions Handbook: – An excellent resource taking us through the problems and challenges of intercessory prayer. It has humour and helps us to clarify our thoughts on how we ought and ought not to pray. Magnet. ‘gives a wealth of ideas for praying, in different types of services, for different situations’ Church Times. [from book cover]

Intercessions Handbook
Second intercessions handbook by John Pritchard at Amazon.co.uk:
The Second Intercessions Handbook
More creative ideas for public and private prayer This is a follow-up to John Pritchard’s Intercessions Handbook, which has sold over 12,000 copies since it was published six years ago. It contains all new material, so will sell in addition to the original – it is not intended as a replacement. It will cover intercessions for: mainstream public worship festivals and special occasions informal worship and small groups children and young people and personal prayer. [from book cover]


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