Love your neighbour At times like this, when life feels uncertain and chaotic, it’s important to remember that we have a faithful God who cares. We want to let you know we're here for you too. As your church services move online, we realise it may take some time adjusting to your new normal in the coming weeks. We have been thinking about ways we can we help you do this. In the coming days, we hope to create new resources that will help fuel your online prayer meetings and services. Watch this space as we gather content for you. Until then, here are one or two ways you could consider living out your faith at this time: Be bold in showing the love of Jesus to your neighbours Your priority at the moment may quite rightly be at home. But we also recognise the great opportunity these unusual days present. What if, in this time, the world might recognise us by His love? A love that doesn’t bow to fear, but is radically self-giving and compassionate. A love that radiates a peace that surpasses all understanding. As life becomes increasingly virtual, are there practical ways you can demonstrate the love of Jesus to your neighbours? Even under the UK’s new social distancing measures, you can still message a friend to check in with them. You can still call an older family member to ask how they are. You can still use your social media accounts to share truth and hope. You are invited to join us in prayer We recognise the need to keep prayer central to our response to this global crisis. We have therefore set up a Facebook group called The Prayer Room. Our hope for this group is that it will provide space to pray for the world during the Covid-19 pandemic, but also afterwards, for as long as it is helpful. If you would like to join The Prayer Room, you can do so below. I want to join The Prayer Room Give to vulnerable communities around the world You can also show God's love through a gift to the Mercy Appeal. This fund is designed to help followers of Jesus demonstrate God's love to their neighbours in times of crisis like this. In many countries, we work alongside communities without sophisticated health care services. OM teams are currently assessing needs and opportunities to respond responsibly in practical demonstrations of God’s love. I want to give to those in need We’re here for you in this. We want to pray for, equip and encourage you to live out the love you have received. Let’s explore together what it looks like to ‘act justly, love mercy and walk humbly with our God’ in the midst of these unprecedented times.