Opening of The House of Prayer
Sunday, May 1 / after the morning service
Living Hope – 2150 Lexington Road, Athens 30605
Details: On Sunday after the morning service at Living Hope, there will be a brief ceremony to officially open their new “House of Prayer” which they plan to have available for 24/7 prayer. The service starts at 10:30am. Please join us if you are able.

Unity Prayer “Finals Edition”
Sunday, May 1 / 9:15 to 11pm
Classic City Church Ministry Center – 386 N. Milledge Ave., Athens 30601
Details: This will be the last Unity Prayer for the term. College students from multiple churches and campus ministries converge to pray together. Please be praying with them, especially in light of the recent tragedy on the campus! If you are a college student, please try to be there to unite in prayer.

Day of Prayer Breakfast
Thursday, May 5 / 7 to 8:30am
The Classic Center – 300 N Thomas St, Athens, GA 30601
Details: The National Day of Prayer kicks off with a breakfast at The Classic Center. Pat Allen is the keynote speaker this year. Tickets are $25 each and are available through Bob Bowen at 706-614-6210.

Student Pastors Prayer
Thursday, May 5 / 9 to 10am
SJUMC – 111 West Lake Drive, Athens, GA 30606
Details: This is the monthly prayer gathering for those who lead student (high school and middle school) ministries in Athens churches. These leaders pray for and with each other for the students of Athens. Please pray for these leaders and their ministries. Pray for a movement of God among the students in Athens.

Prayer at the Courthouse Steps
Thursday, May 5 / Noon to 1pm
Athens Courthouse – 325 E. Washington, Athens
Details: As part of the Day of Prayer events in Athens we are gathering at the Athens Courthouse steps once again this year to pray for our city and nation. This will be broadcast live on The Reach 88.9. So join us physically if you can, but if not please tune in and pray from wherever you are at.

Citywide Prayer Gathering
Thursday, May 5 / 7 to 9pm
Cornerstone – 4680 Lexington Road, Athens 30605
Details: This Athens citywide prayer gathering will conclude our Day of Prayer events. We are expecting a big crowd of folks to join us as many churches from across our city join together to press into God on behalf of Athens. This will be broadcast live on The Reach 88.9. So even if you are not able to join us physically, please tune in and pray with us from wherever you are at!

Preaching on Prayer
Sunday, May 8 / 10:30am
Athens Link – 1050 Baxter Street, Athens
Details: I will be preaching on “Prayer as a Forerunner Ministry”. God is definitely stirring prayer across our city. Whether you are able to join us this morning or not, please pray that folks in Athens would continue to go deeper in God and cry out more fervently on behalf of our city!

Pastors Prayer
Wednesday, May 11 / 9 to 10am
Living Hope – 2150 Lexington Road, Athens 30605
Details: Each month the lead pastors from various churches in Athens meet up to encourage one another and pray with and for each and for our city. Please pray for our pastors, starting with yours and then praying for others that you know across Athens!

Prayer for the Nations
Thursday, May 12 / Noon to 1pm
The Connection Cafe – 723 Baxter Street, Athens
Details: This is an opportunity to pray for the nations with others from across Athens (hosted by the Athens Sending Movement – ASM). Please join us if you can, to ask God to open up the doors for those in other nations to hear about His Son Jesus Christ. For more details contact Jimmy Richardson at 706-340-2102

Prayer walking at UGA
Saturday, May 14 / 10am to just before noon
UGA Arch – Corner of Broad Street and College Ave
Details: What a great opportunity to get out and pray on site, with other believers for revival at UGA. We meet at the Arch at 10am then go from there. We do it rain or shine, hot or cold. And it is always amazing!!! Hope you can join us this month!

Prayer for the Middle East
Wednesday, May 18 / Noon to 1pm
Classic City Church Ministry Center – 386 N. Milledge Ave., Athens 30601
Details: Folks from churches across Athens join together to pray about things going on in the Middle East and Israel. Please join us if you can. And even if you can’t, take some time on this day to join us in prayer from wherever you may be.

Worship Prayer Vigil
Friday, May 20 / 8pm to 8am
Athens Link (Tribe Issachar) – 1050 Baxter Street, Athens
Details: This is the first of three all night worship & prayer vigils that we will be having this summer. These are opportunities to come for a little or stay the whole time and simply soak in God’s presence. Unlike Sunday morning services where we have a few songs announcements and a message, these all-nighters provide a context for long and linger worship, and simply sitting in God’s presence. Intercession and worship will be intertwined throughout the night. Hope you can join us for at least some of it. We have sign up’s to encourage all night coverage (though you don’t have to sign up to come). To sign up go to

Worship Pastors Prayer
Wednesday, May 25 / 9 to 10am
Tuckston UMC – 4175 Lexington Rd, Athens, GA 30605
Details: This is the monthly prayer gathering for those who lead worship ministries in Athens! Pray for God to release a unified song over our city. Pray for these worship leaders to be encouraged and inspired. Take this opportunity to pray for your worship pastor.

Coming up…

We will soon be releasing the Athens Summer Prayer Calendar. Though we are taking a break from The Watch, we are definitely not taking a break from prayer! Please make every effort to press into God even more this summer!

The Watch – Fall 16
Sign ups for the next round of The Watch will start in July, and The Watch will commence on August 1. Please continue to pray throughout the summer for our city. Pray that God would indeed prepare us for a mighty revival here, that will spread from here to the nations!

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