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Prayer & Fast

Join us as we give up our lunch and lunch hour to pray for our local and global communities and the organizations that are serving them with the love of Jesus.

Schedule

Monday

17

12:00 pm

Prayer Points:

  • Since 2017, Peru has been paralyzed by a series of political crises. The country urgently needs a stable government to carry out just policies after so many years of corruption, dictatorship, and threats to security. Over 50% still live in poverty, and 20% in extreme poverty. Amerindian groups face racial injustice, and urbanization brings many poor migrants to urban areas. Pray for justice and righteousness for the crushed and oppressed.
  • Pray that God would continue to raise up and empower the students of SEBIGMAR Bible School to share the light and love of Jesus with Peruvians from all backgrounds and experiences.

Tuesday

18

12:00 pm

Prayer Points:

  • Pray for the restoration and healing of broken families in the Lynchburg, VA area
  • Pray for the physical and emotional well-being of the children in these families
  • Pray for strength and wisdom for the counselors at Patrick Henry Family Services (PHFS)
  • Pray for more organizations and churches to partner with PHFS in their mission to see every child in our community in a thriving family, supported by a faithful community
  • Pray for their VISION 30 initiative, that by 2030, every child in our region would be safe in their own family or in another setting with caregivers supported by a local faith community

Wednesday

19

12:00 pm

Prayer Focus: Esperanza de Vida (church in Peru)

Esperanza de Vida is a partner church in Peru, lead by Pastor Esau Tracones.

Prayer Points:

  • Pray for open doors to the Gospel in their community
  • Pray for financial stability as they seek to provide resources to those around them
  • Pray for vision and wisdom as they walk by faith to reach those who have not yet been reached with the love of Jesus

Thursday

20

12:00 pm

Prayer Focus: Agape LYH

Prayer Points:

  • Pray for each person that comes through Agape LYH, that they would know their worth and the love of Jesus for them
  • Pray for wisdom and vision for the staff of Agape LYH as they reach those in need in our community
  • Pray for an increase in donations and partnerships to help Agape LYH serve our community even more in the coming year

Friday

21

12:00 pm

Prayer Points:

  • Pray for the children who receive the boxes to experience the love of God and to be receptive to the Gospel as a result
  • Pray that boxes would be a witness of the goodness of God to the families and communities of the children
  • Pray for wisdom and strength the Samaritan’s Purse team that organizes and delivers that gifts

Saturday

22

12:00 pm

Prayer Focus: Individual Opportunities

Prayer Points:

  • Pray for the Holy Spirit to bring opportunities to show and share the Gospel in your day to day life
  • Pray for your spirit to be sensitive to the moment to moment promptings of the Holy Spirit
  • Pray for boldness and clarity as you share the love of Jesus
  • Pray by name for those closest to you (family, friends, etc) who don’t have a relationship with the Lord

Sunday

23

During 9 & 11 AM Services

Prayer Focus: Miriam’s House

Prayer Points:

  • Pray for the individuals that Miriam’s House serves each day, that they would know that they are loved unconditionally and immeasurably by God
  • Pray for the staff at Miriam’s House, for strength and grace as they help these men, women, and children get back on their feet
  • Pray for strategic partnerships and connections in the community to increase their reach and capacity to serve the homeless

Our service times may be different than usual. Be sure to check out our Holiday Schedule to make sure you join us at the right time!

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