Prayer Opportunities in August 2016

Fall is in the air! Momentum has definitely picked up in Athens. There is a strong sense of anticipation 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
Starts August 1 and concludes December 1, 2016
All across Athens & beyond!

Details: The Watch is about to start once again. Please sign up for one or more thirty-minute slot then each week watch and pray during that same time from wherever you may be. Sign ups will continue throughout the duration. To sign up go to www.slottr.com/sheets/1208006.

Athens Daily Prayer Texts
July 31 through December 1
All across Athens area

Details: Though it is in line with The Watch and would definitely supplement The Watch, these daily prayer texts are simply a way to focus our prayer for Athens. Everyone is welcome to sign up whether they are doing the watch or not. If you do sign up, every morning you would receive a short text with a bible passage and prayer focus. And it is quite easy to sign up for, simply text @athenspray to 81010. You’ll begin to receive these texts on July 31.

Student Pastors Prayer
Thursday, August 4 / 9 to 10am
Athens Church – Huntington Road, Athens, GA 30605

Details: Student pastors from around Athens meeting up to pray for and with each other and for the student ministries in our region. Please enter through the High School Ministry Area (next to Rush)

APC Prays
Friday, August 5 / 8 to 9:15am (APC opens for clients at 9:30)
Athens Pregnancy Center – 767 Oglethorpe Ave, Athens, GA 30606

Details: APC is starting quarterly prayer gatherings at the Center. Their goal is to ultimately bring together people from every church and faith-based organization in Athens to pray for APC and pray for the Lord to work in Athens. They want to see Athens radically changed and to see the Lord move in big ways, and they believe that the best place to start is in prayer together. They would love to have you join in! If you have questions, please email Danielle@AthensPregnancyCenter.org.

Prayer walking at UGA
Saturday, August 6 / 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.

Campus Ministries Leaders Prayer Gathering
Monday, August 8 / 9 to 11am
Calvary Bible Church – 2026 S Milledge Ave, Athens, GA 30605

Details: Most the campus ministries leadership (directors, staff and interns) along with college pastors and many senior pastors come together to pray for the school year about to start up.

Campus Ministers Prayer Gathering
Monday, August 15 / 1:30 to 3pm
TBA

Details: Campus Ministries Directors meet up to connect and pray for each other, for their ministries and for UGA.

Pastors Prayer
Wednesday, August 17 / 9 to 10am
Athens Link – 1050 Baxter Street, Athens, GA 30606

Details: Senior pastors from around Athens meeting up to pray for and with each other.

Prayer for the Middle East
Wednesday, August 17/ 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.

Executive Pastors Prayer
Thursday, August 18 / 9 to 10am
WFBC – 1610 Simonton Bridge Rd, Watkinsville, GA 30677

Details: Executive pastors from around Athens meeting up to pray for and with each other and for their ministries in churches in Athens.

Groups / Discipleship Pastors Prayer
Thursday, August 18 / 1:30 to 2:30pm
WFBC – 1610 Simonton Bridge Rd, Watkinsville, GA 30677

Details: Groups/Discipleship pastors from around Athens meeting up to pray for and with each other and for their ministries in our region.

Worship and Prayer Vigil
Friday, August 19 / 8pm to Saturday August 20 / 8am
Wesley Prayer Chapel – 1196 S Lumpkin St, Athens, GA 30605

Details: This will be the final of four worship & prayer vigils in Athens this summer. These start at 8pm and conclude twelve hours later at 8am. Worship & prayer leaders from across Athens facilitate one or two hour slots. Come for a few minutes, to a few hours or the whole thing. Our theme for this vigil will be crying out for revival at UGA and in Athens!

Night of healing prayer
Thursday, August 25 / 7 to 8:30pm
St. James United Methodist Church – 111 West Lake Drive, Athens 30606

Details: This opportunity to receive prayer is for the community. Everyone is welcome.  Come as you are and drop in during this time.  Individual prayer time for your needs and concerns is available (if desired) with two trained prayer ministers with complete confidentiality.  There have been many healing’s and breakthroughs as people met Jesus at these gatherings. For more info call 706-548-1680 or visit www.sjumc.org

Worship Pastors Prayer
Wednesday, August 31 / 9 to 10am
Classic City Church Ministry Center – 386 N. Milledge Ave., Athens 30601

Details: Worship pastors from around Athens meeting up to pray for and with each other and for the worship ministries in our region.

Coming up…

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! Join us in praying for this to be an awesome, university shaking gathering!

Children’s Pastors Prayer Gathering
Thursday, September 22 / 9 to 10am
Athens Church – Huntington Road, Athens, 30606

Details: Our first gathering together of the various children’s ministry leaders from across Athens to connect and pray together

Worship and Prayer Vigil
Friday, November 4 / 8pm to Saturday November 5 / 8am
Athens Prayer Center – Cornerstone, 4680 Lexington Road, Athens, GA 30605

Details: 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…

As the above activities may change, and considering there are other prayer opportunities that come up or things happening that are not listed above please follow along on Facebook and get the latest happenings at www.facebook.com/groups/1423907481169281/

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