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Oregon Igniting His Love

Dear Oregon family,

We are so excited that God is powerfully answering prayer!  Part of our excitement is the unity we are experiencing with many different praying groups across Oregon.  It is with great expectation in our hearts that we can announce the very first gathering of the National Day of Prayer and Pray Oregon communities.  We believe that this gathering will knit our hearts together and give us deeper strategies for effective prayer as we move forward.  We are delighted to invite you to this first major statewide combined gathering to further ignite Oregon’s prayer community in love. We want you to join us!

We wish to extend a warm invitation for Pray Oregon Connectors, NDP Coordinators, those interested in participating in NDP in 2020 and other ministers and prayer leaders in Oregon.  We invite you to bring your spouse and family as well.   We welcome those that would like to know more about Pray Oregon or National Day of Prayer.   We will pray, worship, fellowship, get equipped, and better learn to listen and discern the Lord’s strategies for our state.  This will be a great time to connect with other prayer leaders in your county and rekindle our passion for Jesus.  You are important, and we want you to be included!

We have planned a special 4-hour train ride and prayer workshop on the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad on Monday.  Tuesday, the schedule includes an international disciple maker who will share amazing and inspiring information. Registration is limited to 300 at the camp, and 200 on the train, please register yourself & family immediately.

Here is the link to the event registration page with the schedule, prices and options.  Please make plans to join us in this great gathering of the body of Christ in Oregon.  There is strong consensus among the leaders planning this event that it will raise the unity in prayer to a whole new level in Oregon and increase His love in us, too! Please share this invitation with your family and others in your county to attend this “Oregon Igniting His Love” family gathering.

Blessings in Christ,

Pray Oregon Core Team
Call Peter for more information: 541-936-2703

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NW Prayer Gathering

The Northwest Prayer Gathering will be hosting another 6 hour prayer burn on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. Houses of Prayer from around the PNW will gather together in Federal Way and cry out for the Church and the future of our PNW region. Lunch will follow. Yes we know this is Superbowl weekend. Yes we know most of America shuts down for this. However the time we live in calls for us to set aside these events and gather together for the breaking in of God’s mercy and power for our nation and for his Church.

Click here to see the NWPG facebook event page.


Ian Rutherford
Director, TRiHOP

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Government Leaders Stand on U.S. House Floor, Remind Americans of Bible’s Critical Importance: 77th National Bible Week

In 1941, President Franklin Roosevelt declared National Bible Week to encourage Americans to read the Bible as a source of hope and encouragement. Since then, every President has declared the week of Thanksgiving as National Bible Week.

This week, Congressman Doug Lamborn and several Congressional Prayer Caucus members hosted a Special Order commemorating National Bible Week, affirming our Judeo-Christian heritage and the Bible’s impact on the American way of life.

Watch Congressman Mike Johnson boldly dispel misconceptions about the use of the Bible in public school classrooms:


Above text is an excerpt from Lea Carawan, Executive Director, Congressional Prayer Caucus Foundation


We invite to participate in this upcoming event by attending or praying if unable to attend.


The Kingdom of God has no walls, no borders, no locked doors. Men, women, and children of all ethnicities, backgrounds, and theological belief are united under a common mission and a common King, in Jesus.

And it’s as this flawed—often broken and dysfunctional—but redeemed family that we join together and pray, as Jesus taught, that God’s will would be done on Earth as it is in Heaven.

One is a gathering of the Church in the metro area of Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington to pray for our city, our neighborhoods, our communities, and for one another.

When: NOV 16, 2018, 7 – 9 PM



13565 SW Walker Rd.
Beaverton, OR 97005


1302 SE Ankeny St.
Portland, OR 97214


11731 SE Stevens Rd.
Happy Valley, OR 97086


4340 N Lombard St.
Portland, OR 97203

Prayer Staking Scriptures

Proclamation: Let it be known to ALL peoples, principalities, powers, mights,
dominions and thrones, whether on, above or below this earth or
the world to come; that ALL of Oregon has been proclaimed and
established as the domain of the King Eternal, the Lord God
Almighty, The LORD JESUS CHRIST. Henceforth shall His
Kingdom, His Church and His people inherit ALL things rightfully
theirs as established through His eternal covenant that He made
with ALL mankind by His innocent sufferings, death, burial and
resurrection. AMEN.

Romans: 8:35, 37-39 “35 Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword? 37 Yet in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us. 38 For I am persuaded that neither death nor life, nor angels nor principalities nor powers, nor things present nor things to come, 39 nor height nor depth, nor any other created thing, shall be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”

Psalm 107:1-3, 6,7,9,10,14 “Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good! For His mercy endures forever. Let the redeemed of the Lord say so,
Whom He has redeemed from the hand of the enemy, And gathered out of the lands, From the east and from the west, From the north and from the south. 6 Then they cried out to the Lord in their trouble, And He delivered them out of their distresses. And He led them forth by the right way,
That they might go to a city for a dwelling place.!
For He satisfies the longing soul, And fills the hungry soul with goodness. 10 Those who sat in darkness and in the shadow of death, Bound in affliction and irons- 14 He brought them out of darkness and the shadow of death, And broke their chains in pieces.”

Matthew 4:16 “The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who dwelt in the land of the shadow of death, upon them a light has shined.”

Psalm 107:35-38 “He turns a wilderness into pools of water, and dry land into watersprings.36 There He makes the hungry dwell, that they may establish a city for a dwelling place, 37 And sow fields and plant vineyards, blesses them, and they multiply greatly and He does not let their cattle decrease.”                                             

Isaiah 10:27b “And the yoke will be destroyed because of the anointing oil.”

Isaiah 11:9b “For the earth shall be full of the knowledge of the Lord as the waters cover the sea.”

Isaiah 24:14,15 “They shall lift up their voice, they shall sing, for the majesty of the Lord.  They shall cry aloud from the sea. Therefore, glorify the Lord in the dawning light, the name of the Lord God of Israel in the coastlands of the sea.”

Isaiah 26:2-4 “We have a strong city, God will appoint salvation for walls and bulwarks.  Open the gates, that the righteous nation which remains faithful in the truth may enter in.  You will keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on You, because he trusts in You. Trust in the Lord forever, for in Yah, the Lord, is everlasting strength.”

Isaiah 29:18-19 “In that day the deaf shall hear the words of the book, and the eyes of the blind shall see out of obscurity and out of darkness.  The humble also shall increase their joy in the Lord, and the poor among men shall rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.”

Isaiah 30:21-23 “Your ears shall hear a word behind you, saying, ‘This is the way, walk in it,’ whenever you turn to the righthand or to the left.  You will also defile the covering of your images of silver and the ornament of your molded images of gold. You will throw them away as an unclean thing, you will say to them ‘Get away!’ Then He will give the rain for your seed with which you sow the ground, and bread of the increase of the earth, you will be rich and plentiful.  In that day, your cattle will feed in large pastures.”

Isaiah 40:3-5 “Until the Spirit is poured upon us from on high, and the wilderness becomes a fruitful field, and the fruitful field is counted as a forest.  Then Justice will dwell in the wilderness, and righteousness remains in the fruitful field. The work of righteousness will be peace and the effect of righteousness, quietness and assurance forever.  My people shall dwell in a peaceful habitation, in secure dwellings and in quiet resting places.”

Isaiah 42:10-13 “Sing to the Lord a new song, and His praise from the ends of the earth.  You who go down to the sea, and its fullness, you coastlands and you in habitants of them!  Let them shout from the top of the mountains. Let them give glory to the Lord, and declare His praise in the coastlands.  The Lord shall go forth like a mighty man. He shall stir up His zeal like a man of war. He shall cry out, yes, shout aloud, He shall prevail against His enemies.”

Isaiah 45:22-23 “Look to Me, and be saved, all you ends of the earth!  For I am God, and there is no other. I have sworn by Myself, the word has gone out of My mouth in righteousness, and shall not return, that to Me every knee shall bow, every tongue shall take an oath.”

Isaiah 45:2-3 “I will go before you and make the crooked places straight, I will break in pieces the gates of bronze and cut the bars of iron.  I will give you the treasures of darkness and hidden riches of secret places, that you may know that I, the Lord, who called you by your name, am the God of Israel.”

Isaiah 48:18b “Then your peace would have been like a river, and your righteousness like the waves of the sea.”

Isaiah 49:8-9 “Thus says the Lord:  In an acceptable time I have heard you, and in the day of salvation I have helped you; I will preserve you and give you as a covenant to the people, to restore the earth, to cause them to inherit the desolate heritages; that you may say to the prisoners, ‘Go forth,’ to those who are in darkness, ‘ Show yourselves.’ ”

Isaiah 59:19 “So shall they fear the name of the Lord from the west, and His glory from the rising of the sun.  When the enemy comes in like a flood, the Spirit of the Lord will lift up a standard against him.”

Isaiah 60:9-11, 14b, 17b-18 “Surely the coastlands shall wait for Me; the sons of foreigners shall build up your walls, and their kings shall minister to you; for in My wrath I struck you, but in My favor I have had mercy on you.  Therefore, your gates shall be open continually; they shall not be shut day or night, that men may bring to you the wealth of the Gentiles, and their kings in procession. And they shall call you The City of the Lord; I will also make your officers peace, and your magistrates righteousness.  Violence shall no longer be heard in your land, neither wasting nor destruction within your borders; but you shall call your walls salvation and your gates praise.”

Isaiah 61:1-4  “The Spirit of the Lord is upon Me, because the Lord has anointed Me to preach the good tidings to the poor, He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives and the opening of the prison to those who are bound; to proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord and the day of vengeance of our God, to comfort all who mourn, to console those who mourn in Zion, to give them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness.  And they shall rebuild the old ruins, they shall raise up the former desolations, and they shall repair the ruined cities, the desolations of many generations.”

Deut.  11:9, Ez. 20:6 “and that you may prolong your days in the land which the Lord swore to give your fathers, to them and their descendants, ‘a land flowing with milk and honey.”  

Isaiah 1:26b “Afterward you shall be called the city of righteousness, the faithful city.”

Isaiah 51:5c “The coastlands will wait upon Me, and on My arm they will trust.”

Isaiah 61:7b “Therefore in their land they shall possess double; everlasting joy shall be theirs.”

Isaiah 61:11 “For as the earth causes the things that are sown in it to spring forth, so the Lord God will cause righteousness and praise to spring forth before all the nations.”

Isaiah 45:8 “Rain down, you heavens, from above, and let the skies pour down righteousness, let the earth open, let them bring forth salvation, and let the righteousness spring up together.  I, the Lord, have created it.”

Isaiah 62:10, 12 “Go through, go through the gates!  Prepare the way for the people, build up, build up the highway!  Take out the stones, lift up a banner for the peoples. 12 And they shall call them ‘the Holy People,’ the Redeemed of the Lord, and you shall be called Sought Out, a City Not Forsaken’.”

Isaiah 28:5,6 “In that day the Lord of hosts will be for a crown of glory and a diadem of beauty to the remnant of His people, for a spirit of justice to him who sits in justice, and for strength to those who turn back the battle at the gate.”

Psalm 68:1-2a,5,6,10 “Let God arise, let His enemies be scattered; let those who hate Him flee before Him.  As smoke is driven away, so drive them away. A father of the fatherless, a defender of the widow, God sets the solitary in families, You, O God provided from Your goodness for the poor.”

Nehemiah 13:30 “Thus I cleansed them of everything pagan.  I also assigned duties to the priests, and the Levites, each to his service.”

Proverbs 11:11 “By the blessing of the upright the city is exalted.”

Jeremiah 29:7, 11-14 “Seek the peace of the city; and pray to the Lord for it; for in its peace you will have peace.  For I know the thoughts that I have towards you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.  Then you will call upon Me and go and pray to Me and I will listen to you, says the Lord, and will bring you back from your captivity.

Psalm 91:9-11 “Because you have made the Lord who is my refuge, even the Most High, your dwelling place, no evil shall befall you, nor shall any plague come near your dwelling, for He shall give His angels charge over you, to keep you in all your ways.”

Ps 147:13-15 “For He has strengthened the bars of your gates, He has blessed your children within you.  He makes peace within your borders, and fills you with the finest wheat. He sends out His command to the earth, His word runs very swiftly.”

Ez. 37:23,26 “They shall not defile themselves anymore with their idols, nor with their detestable things, nor with any of their transgressions; but I will deliver them from all their dwelling places in which they have sinned, and will cleanse them.  They shall be My people, and I will be their God. Moreover, I will make a covenant of peace with them, and it shall be an everlasting covenant with them. I will establish them, and I will set My sanctuary in their midst forevermore.”

Ez. 48:35b “…and the name of the city from that day shall be:  The Lord is There.”

Acts 2:47 “…and having favor with all the people.  And the Lord added to the church daily those who were being saved.”

Acts 11:21 “And the hand of the Lord was with them, and a great number believed and turned to the Lord”.

Acts 13:44 “On the next Sabbath, almost the whole city came together to hear the word of God.”

Acts 18:10 “…for I am with you, and no one will attack you to hurt you; for I have many people in this city.”

Numbers 35:11a, 15 “…then you shall appoint cities to be cities of refuge for you.  These six cities shall be for refuge for the children of Israel, for the stranger, and for the sojourner among them…”  

Deut. 28:3-14 “Blessed shall you be in the city, and blessed shall you be in the country. Blessed shall be the fruit of your body, the produce of your ground and the increase of your herds, the increase of your cattle and the offspring of your flocks.  The Lord will cause your enemies who rise against you to be defeated before your face, they shall come out against you one way and flee before you seven ways. The Lord will open to you His good treasure, the heavens, to give rain to your land in its season, and to bless all the work of your hand.  You shall lend to many nations, but you shall not borrow. And the Lord will make you the head and not the tail.”

Deut.  11:11, 12, 18-20 “…but the land which you cross over to possess is a land of hills and valleys, which drinks water from the rain of heaven, a land for which the Lord your God cares, the eyes of the Lord your God are always on it, from the beginning of the year to the very end of the year.  Therefore, you shall lay up these words of mine in your heart and in your soul, and bind them as a sign on your hand, and they shall be as frontlets between your eyes. You shall teach them to your children, speaking of them when you sit in your house, when you walk by the way, when you lie down, and when you rise up.  And you shall write them upon the doorposts of your house and on your gates.”

Joshua 1:3 “Every place that the sole of your foot will tread upon I have given you, as I said to Moses.”

Habakkuk 2:14 “For the earth will be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the Lord as the waters cover the sea.”

Zech. 8:21 and the inhabitants of one city will go to another and say, ‘Let us go at once to entreat the LORD and seek the LORD Almighty. I myself am going.’

Ps. 72:16c “…and those of the city shall flourish like grass of the earth.”

Romans 14:11  “As I live, says the Lord, every knee shall bow to Me, and every tongue shall confess to God.”

Eph. 2:8-9 “For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God, not of works lest any man should boast.”

Eph. 2:14-16 For he himself is our peace, who has made us both one and has broken down in his flesh the dividing wall of hostility 15 by abolishing the law of commandments expressed in ordinances, that he might create in himself one new man in place of the two, so making peace, 16 and might reconcile us both to God in one body through the cross, thereby killing the hostility.

Col. 1:13-17  “He has delivered us from the power of darkness and transferred us into the kingdom of the Son of His love, in whom we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins.  He is the image of the invisible God, the first born over all creation. For by Him all things were created that are in heaven and that are on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or principalities or powers.  All things were created through Him and for Him. And He is before all things, and in Him all things consist.”

Acts 26:18 “…to open their eyes, in order to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an in heritance among those who are sanctified by faith in Me.”

2 Peter 3:9 “The Lord is not slack concerning His promise – but is long suffering toward us, not willing that any should perish but that all should come to repentance.”

Luke 10:19,20 “Behold, I give you the authority to trample on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy, and nothing shall by any means hurt you.  Nevertheless, do not rejoice in this, that the spirits are subject to you, but rather rejoice because your names are written in heaven.”

John 3:16 ” For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.”

Eph. 5:26, 27 “…that He might sanctify and cleanse her with the washing of water by the word, that He might present her to Himself a glorious church, not having spot or wrinkle or any such thing, but that she should be holy and without blemish.”

Ephesians 6:10-18 “Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might. 11 Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. 12 For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age,[a] against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places. 13 Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.14 Stand therefore, having girded your waist with truth, having put on the breastplate of righteousness, 15 and having shod your feet with the preparation of the gospel of peace; 16 above all, taking the shield of faith with which you will be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked one. 17 And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God; 18 praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, being watchful to this end with all perseverance and supplication for all the saints”

Titus 2:1-14But as for you, speak the things which are proper for sound doctrine: that the older men be sober, reverent, temperate, sound in faith, in love, in patience; the older women likewise, that they be reverent in behavior, not slanderers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things— that they admonish the young women to love their husbands, to love their children, to be discreet, chaste, homemakers, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God may not be blasphemed.Likewise, exhort the young men to be sober-minded, in all things showing yourself to be a pattern of good works; in doctrine showing integrity, reverence, incorruptibilitysound speech that cannot be condemned, that one who is an opponent may be ashamed, having nothing evil to say of you.[ Exhort bondservants to be obedient to their own masters, to be well pleasing in all things, not answering back, 10 not pilfering, but showing all good fidelity, that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Savior in all things.11 For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men, 12 teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly in the present age, 13 looking for the blessed hope and glorious appearing of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ, 14 who gave Himself for us, that He might redeem us from every lawless deed and purify for Himself His own special people, zealous for good works.”

Rev. 12:11 “And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony, and they did not love their lives to the death.”

1 Chronicles 29:11-13 “Yours, O Lord, is the greatness, the power and the glory, the victory and the majesty; For all that is in heaven and in earth is Yours; Yours is the kingdom, O Lord, and You are exalted as head over all.12 Both riches and honor come from You, and You reign over all. In Your hand is power and might; in Your hand it is to make great and to give strength to all.13 “Now therefore, our God, we thank You and praise Your glorious name.”

Daniel 7:14 “Then to Him was given dominion and glory and a kingdom, that all peoples, nations, and languages should serve Him.  His dominion is an everlasting dominion, which shall not pass away, and His kingdom the one which shall not be destroyed.”

Isaiah 55:10-11 “For as the rain comes down, and the snow from heaven, And do not return there, But water the earth, And make it bring forth and bud, That it may give seed to the sower And bread to the eater, So shall My word be that goes forth from My mouth;  It shall not return to Me void, but it shall accomplish what I please, and it shall prosper in the thing for which I sent it.”

Rev. 22:20-21 “He who testifies to these things says, ‘Surely I am coming quickly.’ Amen.  Even so, come, Lord Jesus. The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen.”


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Awaken The Dawn Regionals – Pacific Northwest

July 22nd from 10am-8pm in partnership with Convergent Promotions

We are blowing the trumpet and releasing a clarion call to 5 states of the Pacific Northwest Region to gather on the front steps of the Oregon State Capitol to proclaim the worth and beauty of Jesus and put the Gospel on display for all to see. We are setting apart the day as a offering to our King and we will exalt the One who deserves all praise!

We are gathering in Salem for three primary purposes:

1. Because He is worthy. We want to glorify the living God and put Him on display; to strengthen the saints, to send the gospel to the nations, and to see the salvation of the lost! Win for the Lamb the reward of His sufferings!

2. To put all His wondrous acts on display!

3. To rally support and stir-up passion and vision for the Awaken the Dawn National Gathering on our Nation’s Capital Mall, Oct. 6-9th, 2017.

We will observe protocol with First Nations, honoring their God-given authority in our great region, as they welcome us to the gathering during our opening ceremony.  We have invited 5 states, 5 worship teams, and over 30 seasoned Leaders, (moms and dads in the faith), to lead the way for 10 hours of delighting in the goodness of His majesty and proclaiming His all-surpassing greatness. We are positioning ourselves to praise and worship Him.  And as we do, we will go out with His acts of mercies and love in our hearts and demonstrated by our lives.

God will once again establish this region as the divine resting place for His glory, known and honored for love: The love of God, a place of peace, set apart for the Prince of Peace!


Saturday, July 22nd, 2017
10am: First Nations Protocol and Honoring the Diversity Within the Church
10am-8pm: Worship, Praise, and Prayer
7:30pm: First Nations Protocol and Honoring the Diversity Within the Church

This Regional Worship Rally is an opportunity to join with others in the Pacific Northwest to enjoy the Lord in the midst of Him enjoying us, and to learn how you can be a part of this exciting moment in history! You don’t want to miss this!

Have questions about Awaken the Dawn Regionals – Pacific Northwest? Contact Salem House of Prayer

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Jesus Loves Oregon Podcast

Peter Carlson and Jim Moore, two of the Pray Oregon founders, were recently interviewed on the Jesus Loves Oregon podcast.

Click here to listen to the podcast.

Jesus loves Oregon is a multimedia platform to take listeners, readers and viewers on a journey to discover what Jesus is doing through the body of Christ in Oregon. I strongly believe that in almost EVERY city in Oregon Jesus is touching lives, changing hearts, and expanding the Kingdom of God.

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