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.
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.
Last Year, 1,500 people gathered together to pray for Oregon & the Northwest in a powerful display of unity in a passionate pursuit of God.
Join in at the Northwest Prayer Summit to exalt Jesus Christ as LORD over our community, region, and nation. As a unified Body of Christ, let’s engage in strategic transformational prayer and by the grace of GOD usher in breakthrough!
Invitation to “Moms Who Pray” Bible study on the Fruit of The Spirit and book of Galatians Tuesday mornings 7:30-8:30 a.m. Hosted by Madras House of Prayer at MGM. Coffee and muffins fellowship of praying moms. Drop off the kids at school and stop by for a minute😊💕 EVERY TUESDAY until May. Followed by a Song of Solomon teaching and practice by Sue Harrison. 8:30-9:00 come learn about having an intimate love with Jesus. Followed by a 30 minute soaking time and personal ministry.
7:30-8:30 Bible Study
8:30-9:00 Song of Solomon teaching
10:00-11:00 we will use Bible scripture to pray and sing the Word over our Nation, City and County.
11:00-12:00 is a lunch break or stay and pray, or prayer walk time.
12-12:45 dedicated, committed people to Gods heart for Israel gather to pray.
1:30-2:30 committed people gather children from nearby schools for good news club.
MGM is a light house for Madras, Oregon. Find a time that touches your heart and come join us in touching God’s heart in transforming our City and Warm Springs.
Hosted by Madras House of Prayer Location: Madras Gospel Mission Community Center
One of our annual rhythms together is upholding and promoting See You at the Pole on the 4th Wednesday of September. While the prayer at the school flag pole is student led, our role is to raise awareness, encourage churches to promote it, and to pray for our students, especially at 7am on Wednesday.
Let it fuel our ongoing prayers for our students and schools, including home schools. For over 25 years, See You at the Pole has been about one simple act—prayer. SYATP is still about students uniting themselves in prayer before God interceding for their generation.
There are two opportunities to unite in prayer with your friends:
DAY: SEE YOU AT THE POLE day is on Wednesday, September 27, at 7:00 a.m. local time. All around the globe, in every time zone, students will be gathering at their flagpoles, praying for their school, friends, families, churches, and communities. SEE YOU AT THE POLE is a day committed to global unity in Christ and prayer for your generation.
WEEK: The GLOBAL WEEK OF STUDENT PRAYER (Sunday, September 24 through Saturday, September 30) encourages students to find new and unique ways, places, and times to pray throughout the week. Whether you attend PUBLIC SCHOOL, PRIVATE SCHOOL, or HOME SCHOOL, gather your friends wherever and whenever and pray! The GLOBAL WEEK OF STUDENT PRAYER is dedicated to prayer and launching your on-campus Bible clubs, prayer strategies, and student ministries.
Check out the inspiring story in the Press section of the way that God birthed this movement that now involves millions of students in over 20 countries. http://syatp.com/
More than ever, we need to pray! Arriving here in Oregon, some only to view the Solar Eclipse on Monday, August 21st, and some who are vacationing here for the summer, we are hosting a multitude of visitors. First and foremost, we want to remember to pray – intentionally – for God’s Kingdom to come and His will be done on earth as it is in heaven.
As incoming visitors continue to stream into Oregon from other states and countries, we are praying for:
Safety on the roads; interstate, highways & rural roads
For children and curious people to NOT look at the eclipse without proper eyewear
All to be alert for divine encounters with folks who are hungry for Truth
Oregonians to warmly extend traveling mercies to all those who pass through this land, especially those who may need assistance
The Lord to increase our patience, tolerance & compassion
Increased wisdom and safety for law enforcement, military personnel and governmental authorities as they plan for the influx of people in cities and towns
This is a historical and rare coast-to-coast Total Eclipse. What is interesting about this eclipse is that it is an almost identical eclipse to the one which will take place again in April 8th, 2024. Although in 2024, instead moving from West to East, it will come from the South and head North. Researchers have found that as you track the shadows of both eclipses, they create a crossing point which happens to cross at locations in Missouri, Tennessee, Kentucky and Illinois areas, respectively.
What does it all mean? The following video link “Is the USA in the Bible? Great American Eclipse Aug 21st, 2017 a Real End Time Sign?” gives some interesting, thought-provoking ideas. But who really knows? Only God knows. What we do know is that there may be many foreigners in our land over the next 7 years, and we know God wants us to love the foreigner. “The stranger who dwells among you shall be to you as one born among you, and you shall love him as yourself; for you were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the Lord your God.” Lev. 19:34
As many across the nation will welcome the Eclipse phenomenon by hosting and participating in eclipse parties, Anne Graham Lotz, the daughter of world renowned evangelist Billy Graham and founder of AnGeL Ministries, took to her website on Monday to comment on the upcoming eclipse in a blog post titled “Is God’s Judgment Coming on America?” The 69-year-old Lotz, who has previously cited the the Old Testament book of Joel to warn a number of times that God could soon case His judgment on the United States as punishment for the sins of the nations, began the post by explaining that she felt “compelled to issue the warning once again.”
“The warning is triggered by the total solar eclipse of Aug. 21, nicknamed America’s Eclipse. For the first time in almost 100 years, a total solar eclipse will be seen from coast to coast in our nation,” she wrote. “People are preparing to mark this significant event with viewing parties at exclusive prime sites. The celebratory nature regarding the eclipse brings to my mind the Babylonian King Belshazzar who threw a drunken feast the night the Medes and Persians crept under the city gate.”
The story of Belshazzar’s feast was told in the Old Testament book of Daniel. Lotz explained that while Belshazzar and his friends partied and had a good time, “they were oblivious to the impending danger. Belshazzar wound up dead the next day, and the Babylonian empire was destroyed,” Lotz stated. She also noted that Jewish rabbis have traditionally seen solar eclipses as “warnings from God to Gentile nations.”
“Therefore, my perspective on the upcoming phenomenon is not celebratory,” Lotz wrote. “While no one can know for sure if judgment is coming on America, it does seem that God is signaling us about something. Time will tell what that something is.”
“Pastor Steve articulates the warning in a very clear, undeniable, yet non-dogmatic way based on his understanding of biblical truth,” Lotz added.
“Please be assured that balancing God’s warning is His plea for us to return to Him and rend our hearts in sincere, heartfelt repentance,” she continued. “I can almost hear the tears in Joel’s voice as he pleads for us to repent and return to God, because ‘Who knows? He may return and have pity and leave behind a blessing’ (Joel 2:13-14).”
Today is the big kickoff day in Salem for Pray Oregon! March 31 officially begins the 2017 Spring Tour, with a walk around the Capital in Salem. Join us at 3:30 today in the rotunda of the Capitol Building. The team will continue around the state (see the schedule below) and end on Saturday, April 15th with a prayer walk in Portland. Don’t miss it!
We value your prayer as we travel. At each event, we will gather to pray together with believers for our families, churches, communities, and those far from God. Each region stop will be a wonderful way for us to connect with one another. We want to saturate Oregon with the Good News of Jesus Christ, and we are praying that many will come to know Him in a deeper way, as we seek Him, together in prayer.
We would like to personally invite you to go with us, according to Zechariah 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.’” Pray for our safe travels as we meet and pray with Oregonians across the state.
Here we come! Pray Oregon believes the most profoundly fundamental thing we can do is pray, pray, and pray in the days, weeks, months and years to come. The intercession of God’s people is crucial if we are to see a return to the Biblical faith of our fathers, the faith that has guided and sustained our country for so long. Beginning March 31, we are excited to begin the 2017 Spring Tour with a walk around the Capital in Salem. The next day our travel begins around the state, and at each event, we will gather to pray together with believers for our families, churches, communities, and those far from God. Each region stop will be a wonderful way for us to connect with one other. We want to saturate Oregon with the Good News of Jesus Christ, and we are praying that many will come to know Him in a deeper way, as we seek Him, together in prayer.
We would like to personally invite you to go with us, according to scripture, “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.” Zechariah 8:21. Pray for our safe travels as we meet and pray with Oregonians across the state.
As the students go, so goes our nation! If we win the spiritual battles across our nation but neglect our college campuses, all our progress will be undone in a generation. Therefore, students today need our support and earnest prayers. However, college students don’t just need more prayer, they need our UNITED prayer. Without a greater degree of genuine, unified prayer, our hopes and dreams for this generation may never be realized.
According to Matthew 18:18-20, the greater the number united in faith and prayer, the easier the battle for this generation can be won. Just as a team of horses can move a heavy load faster and easier together, so our greatest barriers can be better overcome through united prayer.
On Thursday, Feb. 23 please join the call in the morning and/or evening.