Prayer Opportunities in January 2015

Saturating the first 24 hours of 2015 in prayer

Date: Thursday, January 1, 2015 / 12am-12pm
Location: From your home
Calvary Bible Church is hosting a 24 hour continuous prayer session, beginning midnight of the 31st. Each person will pray individually from wherever they are at (i.e. home). Once you sign up the prayer request (focus) will be sent to you. Please join if you can! Even if all the slots are filled, please grab a 30 minute time slot and focus your prayers on Athens. To sign up go to http://www.slottr.com/sheets/71867

Athens International Prayer Center
Open: M-F 6:30am-8pm
Thursdays – 6:30-8pm encounter gatherings.
Location: Cornerstone – 4680 Lexington Road, Athens
Details: Starting January 5, the Athens Prayer Center will have new expanded hours. Yeah! Everybody is welcome to come for a few minutes or several hours. It is a great place to just sit with Jesus in the context of ongoing worship, to press in with God in intercession or even to sit in the back at one of the tables and do some business or homework. For more info, contact Pastor Robert at 706-549-0000 or robert.sheppard@cornerstoneathens.cc

Prayer for the Middle East & Africa
Date: Wednesday, January 7 / noon-1pm
Location: Classic City Church Ministry Center – 386 Milledge Ave., Athens
Details: Join us to pray for the families and communities affected by the conflict in Syria and across the Middle East, and those in West Africa dealing with the Ebola epidemic. Everyone is welcome!

New Year – New Heart (Setting our Sails for God’s Wind in 2015)
Date: Saturday, January 10 / 8:30am-5:30pm
Location: ASM&WA – 1331 New High Shoals Road, Watkinsville, GA 30677
Details: A new year with much anticipation of God doing great things among us! NYNH is all about getting together, to connect, to pray and to prepare for catching the wind of the Holy Spirit in 2015. Join us for a full day of worship, prayer, teaching, and removing obstacles so that we can step forward as victorious warriors in Christ. This is day of preparation and united prayer for what God has in store for 2015. Go to asmwa.org/Spring-2015 for more details and to register.

No organized Prayer Walking this month

No Unity Prayer this month

Pastors Prayer Gathering
Date: Wednesday, January 14 / 9-10am
Location: St James United Methodist Church – 111 West Lake Drive, Athens
Details: For “senior pastors only.” It’s a time to come together to pray for and with each other for our city. If you are not a senior pastor, please take this opportunity to be praying for your pastor during this time slot!

Seminar – Two Way Communication in Prayer
Date: Wednesday, January 21 / 6:15-7:30pm
Location: St James United Methodist Church – 111 West Lake Drive, Athens
Details: Learning to listen and respond to God in prayer. Cost is $30. This is a six-week course that starts on the date above, taught by Cindy Mackey from the ASM&WA. Information and registration details will soon be available at asmwa.org/Spring-2015

All Pastors & Ministers Prayer Gathering
Date: Thursday, January 22 / 9-10am
Location: Athens International Prayer Center – 4680 Lexington Rd., Athens
Details: This is gathering for “all pastors & ministers” from around Athens to come together to connect and pray for and with each other.

Coming Up…

Unity Prayer resumes February 1 (Wesley Foundation 9:30-11:30pm)

“What is Your YES?” Conference with Bob Johnson on February 6 -7 (For more info or to register check out theawakeningathens.org)

Discern God’s Voice – Class starts on February 16.
This is a 12-week course, on Monday nights (6:30pm to 8:30pm) taught by Cindy Mackey at the ASMWA campus. Cost is $50. Mark your calendar! For more info or details for registration – asmwa.org/Spring-2015

Prayer walking at UGA / downtown resumes February 14 (Meet at the Arch at 10am)

Spiritual Warfare Seminar at City Church – March

National Day of Prayer – May 7
There will be prayer opportunities all day, all over the city. Please mark your calendar for this prayer packed day.

Some specific prayer points…

*This year’s flu has already proven to be nasty. Please pray that God’s healing touch would move the across our city. Pray for strong immune systems, and that Athens would be one of the healthiest cities in Georgia!

*Pray also that across our city the body of Christ would continue to experience deep healing works of the Lord in our hearts and relationships.

*Pray that God would pour out a triple portion of grace on our city in 2015.