Prayer Opportunities in September 2016

Fall is in the air! Though temps have not really dropped yet, there is anticipation that it is coming! Momentum has definitely picked up in Athens. There is a strong sense that God is on the move, and that September is significant! This is a time to keep pressing in, of not backing off or slowing down in our asking, seeking and knocking! Here are some of the key prayer opportunities going on this month. Thanks so much for partnering in prayer for Athens!!!
 
The Watch – Fall 16
Started August 1 and concludes December 1, 2016
All across Athens & beyond!

Details: The Watch is definitely up and rolling. Thank you everyone who has already joined in. Sign ups will be taken throughout the duration of the Watch. So please grab one or more 30 minute slot, then each week watch & pray in that same time slot from wherever you are at. Sign up at www.slottr.com/sheets/1208006
 
Athens Daily Prayer Texts
July 31 through December 1
All across Athens area

Details: These short texts go out every morning at 8am. They include a brief bible verse and a focus for praying. To sign up simply text @athenspray to 81010. You’ll receive these up until December 1. These prayer texts are for everyone who wants a little daily boast and focus in their prayer life!!!

Student Pastors Prayer
Thursday, September 1 / 9 to 10am
Beech Haven Baptist – 2390 W Broad St, Athens, GA 30606
 
Details: Student pastors from around Athens meeting up to pray for and with each other and for the student ministries in our region.  Pray for the student pastor in your congregation, as well as the others across the city. Specifically ask God for a fresh move of the Spirit on the middle school and high school campuses across Athens!
 
Prayer walking at UGA
Saturday, September 3 / 10am to just before noon
UGA Arch – Corner of Broad Street and College Ave

Details: Each month, usually on the second Saturday, we converge at UGA Arch to prayer walk the campus and/or downtown. You are most welcome to join us.
 
Executive Pastors Prayer
Thursday, September 8 / 9 to 10am
Athens Church – 10 Huntington Road, Athens 30606
 
Details: Executive pastors from around Athens meeting up to pray for and with each other and for their ministries in churches in Athens. Please pray for these pastors who “run” the churches in Athens.
 
Campus Ministries Prayer Gathering
Mondays, September 12, 19, 26 / 1:30 to 3pm
Campus View Church – 1360 S Lumpkin St, Athens, GA 30605
 
Details: Campus Ministries Directors meet up to connect, journey together and pray for each other, for their ministries and for UGA. Pray for these campus ministries directors and college pastors as they press into God together for college students.

Pastors Prayer
Wednesday, September 14 / 9 to 10am
The Light – 174 Henderson Ave, Athens, GA 30605
 
Details: Senior pastors from around Athens meeting up to pray for and with each other. Please pray for your pastor today! Pray that God would protect them, their marriages and their families. Ask God to stir a greater hunger and thirst for Jesus. Ask God to grant them wisdom and grace in all they do!
 
Ignite UGA
Wednesday, September 14 / 8 to 10pm
Legion Field – UGA
 
Details: Louie Giglio and the Passion Worship Team will be leading a united Campus Ministries Gathering. Most campus ministries will be suspending their weekly gathering to be a part of this exciting, catalytic event! Please be praying that God “rend the heavens and come down upon us!”
 
Groups / Discipleship Pastors Prayer
Thursday, September 15 / 1:30 to 2:30pm
Athens Church – 10 Huntington Road, Athens 30606
 
Details: Groups/Discipleship pastors from around Athens meeting up to pray for and with each other and for their ministries in our region.  Pray for these pastors as they continually seek God about leading (discipling) their congregations into a loving, growing relationship with Jesus Christ.

Unity Prayer
Sunday, September 18 / 9:15 to 10:30pm
Classic City Church Ministry Center – 386 N. Milledge Ave., Athens 30601

Details: College students from various campus ministries and churches across Athens converge for a time to pray together in unity for the campus and their lives. Please pray for these college students gathering together, specifically that God would intensify their hunger for Him.

Prayer for the Middle East
Wednesday, September 21/ noon to 1pm
Classic City Church Ministry Center – 386 N. Milledge Ave., Athens 30601
 
Details: Focused prayer for the Middle East and Israel. Usually get some updates from on the ground there, leading to very specific prayers. Take time today to pray for Israel and the conflict in the Middle East.
 
Children’s Pastors Prayer Gathering
Thursday, September 22 / 9 to 10am
Athens Church – 10 Huntington Road, Athens, 30606
 
Details: Our first gathering together of the various children’s ministry leaders from across Athens to connect and pray together. Please pray for the children workers (staff and volunteers) in your church.
 
Worship Pastors Prayer
Wednesday, September 28 / 9 to 10am
Tuckston UMC – 4175 Lexington Road, Athens 30605
 
Details: Worship pastors from around Athens meeting up to pray for and with each other and for the worship ministries in our region. Please pray for your worship pastors and the teams they lead. Ask God for a fresh anointing for these guys to lead your congregation into God’s presence!
 
Unity Reconciliation Gathering
Thursday, September 29 / 9am to 1pm
Athens Link – 1050 Baxter Street, Athens 30606
 
Details: Senior pastors from across Athens meeting up to pray and discuss ways to better reach, disciple and reconcile Athens, together. PLEASE be in prayer for this important gathering of black and white pastors pressing in for deeper healing and fruitful unity!
 
Citywide Prayer Leadership Gathering
Friday, September 30 / 9:30 to 11am
Cornerstone – 4680 Lexington Road, Athens 30605
 
Details: This is a gathering of those who lead prayer ministries in Athens. It is a time to pray together and to discuss ways to stir prayer in our city!

Coming up…
 
Worship and Prayer Vigil
Friday, November 4 / 8pm to Saturday November 5 / 8am
Athens Prayer Center – Cornerstone, 4680 Lexington Road, Athens, GA 30605
 
Details: Pastors, plus worship & prayer leaders from across Athens facilitate one or two hour slots. Our theme for this vigil will be praying for the elections that coming Tuesday (November 8) and for our nation!
 
For more (and up to date) stuff…
 
Some of the above activities may change, and there are other prayer opportunities that come up in addition to things happening that were not listed above… you can get the latest happening at www.facebook.com/groups/1423907481169281/

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