||<p>Thy Kingdom Come is an ecumenical prayer movement started by the Archbishop of
Canterbury in 2017, which has grown into an annual global movement of prayer. It is
supported by His Holiness the Pope and in 2018 over 65 different denominations and
traditions held events across 114 countries. Major beacon events took place in England,
Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. More information can be found here: <a href="https://www.thykingdomcome.global/"
target="_blank">https://www.thykingdomcome.global/</a></p><p>Events take the form
of large public gatherings, community prayer walks, meals and picnics in churches
or parks. They bring together people from different traditions and denominations across
all parts of the local community.</p><p>In Northern Ireland, both Roman Catholic and
Church of Ireland Archbishops of Armagh issued a joint statement to support events
taking place in St Anne’s Cathedral Belfast, St Macartin’s Cathedral Enniskillen,
and St Mark’s Church Armagh. Their message can be read here: <a href="https://www.ireland.anglican.org/news/8866/joint-message-from-archbishop-eamon"
County Londonderry, there were three events which saw churches of different denominations
gather for prayer. Those that gathered came together and prayed for their local communities,
schools, businesses and community projects, and that the Church be a point of unity