Prayer Opportunities in February 2015

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

Prayer for the Middle East & Africa
Date: Wednesday, February 4 / noon-1pm
Location: Classic City Church Ministry Center – 386 Milledge Ave., Athens
Details: Everyone is welcome to 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.

“What’s Your YES?” Conference with Bob Johnson
Date: Friday night-Saturday, February 6-7
Location: Living Hope – 2150 Lexington Road, Athens, 30605
Details: This conference is all about helping believers find their niche, their unique calling from God. Bob & Kimberly Johnson from Bethel will be leading it. The Awakening is hosting it. If you’d like more info or to want to register, go to: theawakeningathens.org. Be praying that God would equip His saints with discernment, courage and skills to reach our city!

Unity Prayer
Date: Sunday, February 8 / 9:30-11:30pm
Venue: Classic City Ministry Center – 386 Milledge Ave., Athens
Details: This is a “for college students only” that brings together students from several different campus ministries. It is definitely a grassroots movement of college students crying out for revival on the campus. If you’re a college student please come if you are able. If you know a college student, please pass the word to them. If you are not able to join us, please join us in prayer for our city and our university students from wherever you are at!

Pastors Prayer Gathering
Date: Wednesday, February 11 / 9-10am
Location: Athens Link – 1051 Baxter Street, Athens 30606
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!

Prayer Walking
Date: Saturday, February 14 / 10am-noon
Location: Meet at the UGA arch and we’ll go from there!
Details: This is open for everyone who wants to connect with other followers of Jesus, to strategically pray on the UGA campus and/or downtown Athens, and get some exercise! What an awesome opportunity!

Discern God’s Voice
Date: Class starts on February 16 / 6:30-8:30pm
Location: ASMWA campus
Details: This Monday night 12-week course is taught by Cindy Mackey. Cost is $50. For more info or to register go to – asmwa.org/Spring-2015

All Pastors & Ministers Prayer Gathering
Date: Thursday, February 19 / 10-11am
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.

The Mix
Friday-Sunday, February 20-22
Location: The Classic Center – 300 N Thomas Street, Athens
Details: This is a huge, for “students only” conference with thousands from local campuses involved. Dozens of churches from across the Athens area are working together to reach the campuses here. Please be praying that students would sign up, come and encounter Jesus in a way that transforms them, forever! Pray that the youth groups of the churches involved would grow tremendously as a fruit of this weekend gathering! Pray for revival among the youth! For more info go to – themixathens.com.

Coming Up…

Prayer Summit
Date: Wednesday, April 8 / 9-10:30am
Location: TBD
Details: This is for senior pastors and their pastoral teams, or any one who is a pastor or minister in Athens, to come together for a time to connect and pray with other leaders of our city. This is a powerful and united gathering of God’s gatekeepers in Athens. Please mark your calendar and begin inviting others to this important prayer event!

National Day of Prayer
Date: Thursday, May 7, 2015 – Early morning through late night!
Location: All over Athens (and the USA)
Details: Join with tens of thousands of others across our nation, praying for our nation! Please mark your calendar. This is going to be an awesome day of united prayer for our city, state and nation! The day will start with a prayer breakfast with Mark Richt. There will be on-site prayer opportunities throughout the day, with prayer at Courthouse Steps at noon. The day with culminate with a citywide prayer gathering in the evening. More details coming soon!