The Hour That Changes The World

Two hundred copies of the book by that title will be for sale at $2.00 this Sunday morning and evening.  It is the first Sunday of Prayer Week. We call it Prayer Advance 1985 – “The Weapon and the Wielding Power”. The book and the week can change your life – and your world. If you join us.

The prayer committee have prayed and planned. As I write this I have just listened to Billy Graham speak of unexplainable openings for the Gospel in the USSR. I have just read Virgil Olsen's radical challenge to the BGC to develop a new missionary task force outside the present structure, “not entangled by unified budgets or carved. . . to fit the BGC puzzle.”

I am excited with the possibilities of 1985! Domestic ministries are going to flourish on the home front.  Frontier missions are going to flourish from the home front. If we plow the front with prayer. Prayer week sets the plow deep.

Saturday, January 5

  • 8:30 – 10:00 AM All church prayer breakfast: “Praying for a Spirit of Prayer”

Sunday, January 6

  • 7:30 Sunrise Prayer Watch
  • 8:30 and 11:00, Morning Worship:  “The Weapon Serves the Wielding Power.” Prayer room open for prayer during both services.
  • 9:45, All adult Sunday School classes focused on prayer. 
  • 24 Hour Prayer Chain begins for the week.
  • 6:00 PM, Evening Service: Practicing Prayer Together.” Dedication of Prayer Room.

Monday, January 7

  • 6:30  Sunrise Prayer Watch, Prayer Room.
  • 12:00, Noon hour of prayer and fasting, Conference Room.
  • 24 Hour prayer chain goes on.

Tuesday, January 8

  • Same as Monday.

Wednesday, January 9

  • Same as Monday and Tuesday, plus...
  • 7:15 Midweek all church prayer gathering.

Thursday, January 10

  • Same as Monday.

Friday, January 11

  • Same as Monday, plus...
  • 10:00 PM - 6:00 AM, A Night of Prayer.

Saturday, January 12

  • No Sunrise Prayer Watch
  • 12:00, Noon hour of prayer and fasting.
  • Evening:  Prepare for Worship!

Sunday, January 13

  • 7:30, Sunrise Prayer Watch
  • 8:30 and 11:00 Morning Worship: "The Power that Wields the Weapon.” Prayer room open during both services.
  • 9:45, All adult Sunday School classes focused on prayer.
  • 12:00, 24 Hour prayer chain climaxes.
  • 6:00 PM, Evening Service: “Celebrating What God Has Done”

“Prayer is the slender nerve that moves the muscle of Omnipotence.”

Come, Let us pray,

Pastor John

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