BBC’s Songs of Praise has shown CTE’s Presidents kneeling together in unity to pray for our nation. The programme, broadcast on Sunday 4th August 2019, features highlights from the Thy Kingdom Come prayer gathering in Trafalgar Square, where CTE’s Presidents joined 8,000 Christians from many denominations to pray and worship together in the heart of our capital.
Celebrating the sight of so many Christians from different denominations praying and worshipping together, CTE President Archbishop Justin Welby said:
“This is the real deal isn’t it. I mean we’ve got I don’t know how many denominations here this afternoon, and who cares where they come from? What matters is that they know and serve and follow Jesus Christ.”
Archbishop Angaelos of the Coptic Orthodox Church, CTE’s Orthodox President, also took part in the event and shared his joy to be part of such a gathering: “To have this kind of presence in the middle of London with all of the diversity of churches here is just breath-taking, it’s wonderful.”