General Linda Bond has called The Salvation Army to pray for peace and for victims of sex trade trafficking. A Sunday in September has been set aside for each prayer focus - the fifth year that this has happened.
Onthe international Salvation Army is encouraged to respond to a Call to Prayer for Peace, focusing on the following Bible verse: 'Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God' Matthew 5:9 (NIV)
OnSalvationists are summoned to respond to a Call to Prayer for Victims of Sex Trade Trafficking, focusing on the verse: 'I have come that they may have life' - John 10:10 (NIV)
For specific prayer topics in the fight against trafficking, read the September 2011 Prayer Focus of the Global Call to 24/7 Prayer, written by the Director of The Salvation Army's International Social Justice Commission, Commissioner Christine MacMillan.