The Salvation Army is deeply committed to fighting and responding to modern slavery and human trafficking. We have a theological and historical mandate. We believe prayer is foundational and an essential, powerful tool to fight for freedom and work towards a world free from exploitation.
We invite you to join The Salvation Army, its partners and friends worldwide, to corporately cry out for justice and freedom and publicly declare our collective commitment to helping victims move beyond the dark and into a space of visibility and light on Sunday, 24 September 2023. This year’s theme, “I have heard their cries,” comes from Exodus 3:7-8 NLT.
“Then the LORD told him, ‘I have certainly seen the oppression of my people in Egypt. I have heard their cries of distress because of their harsh slave drivers. Yes, I am aware of their suffering. So I have come down to rescue them from the power of the Egyptians and lead them out of Egypt into their own fertile and spacious land. It is a land flowing with milk and honey…'”
To help plan your personal or Corps participation in the Annual Day of Prayer, you can find resources such as posters, social media assets, and Corps meeting planning ideas below (available in English, Spanish, French, Hindi, Portuguese, and Swahili):