How to make prayer cards for the president and other national leaders:
Find some spare change.
Tape the coins individually to index cards. You can make as many as you wish.
On the other side of the index cards, write ways to pray for our leaders. Brainstorm as a family to think of ideas such as health, wisdom, growing walk with the Lord, wise counsel, safety, strong family, etc.
Need more ideas for what to pray? Use your copy of Parenting with Scripture: A Topical Guide for Teachable Moments to find topics and verses to pray for the President and leaders.
How to use them:
Hide them and pray for each item as the child finds them.
Older children or teens–
Pass around the cards and each person lifts up the idea on his card.
Beyond President’s Day:
Put the cards in a safe place so you can pull them out for ideas whenever you wish to pray for the leaders of our country.
Visit the Presidential Prayer Team website and browse the many related to praying for our government leaders. You may wish to join the prayer team to receive e-mails as reminders and with specific ideas for how to pray
I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness.
1 Timothy 2:1–2