At that time I, Daniel, mourned for three weeks. I ate no choice food; no meat or wine touched my lips; and I used no lotions at all until the three weeks were over.
Daniel 10:2-3 NIV
The Daniel Fast as the passage above indicates is a partial fast. We are aware that people approach it differently. Some people decide to have all three meals in a day whilst others may decide to skip meals or have nothing at all on some days.
We encourage you to participate at the level that you are able. Please keep in mind the main aim of this fast is to give ourselves to seek the Lord. Those of you who have specific health issues please be wise during the fast.
More information about the Daniel Fast Method
The Daniel Fast is a method of fasting used by hundreds of thousands of Christians throughout the world. The fast is based on the fasting experiences of the prophet Daniel along with standard Jewish fasting principles.
The Daniel Fast is a partial fast, meaning that some foods are eaten and others are restricted.
Please only consider this style of fasting if you are medically well enough too or disordered eating is not an internal challenge for you.
Daniel Fast Daily Journal
You can download the whole Daniel Fast booklet and print at home or view on a device by clicking here.
The following are recommended during the fast:
Wholemeal rice, pasta
Pulses, lentils, barley etc.
(Fruit or herbal tea)
(Meat and dairy are avoided)
Remember this is not a legalistic process! We trust that this will be a blessed time for you individually and collectively for us as a Church as we seek God together and learn about Covenant Relationship and Kingdom Rulership.
Overall Dates: 7th Jan - 27th Jan 2019
Schedule of Meetings
Mondays at 7.30pm in The Sanctuary
Wednesdays at 7.30pm in The Lewinson Centre
Sundays at 6.00pm in The Sanctuary
Monday 7 Prayer meeting including DF reflection points and prayer
Wednesday 9 Replace Bible Study with DF reflections and prayer
Sunday 13 Discussion on Fasting
Monday 14 Prayer meeting including DF reflection points and prayer
Wednesday 16 Replace Bible Study with DF reflections and prayer
Sunday 20 Discussion on Fasting
Mon 21 to Fri 25 Combined National Week of Prayer with Daniel Fast Sessions each evening
Sunday 27 Sharing the Benefits of the Fast: Adore · Ask · Act · Affirm