Prayer

Prayer 6“God can do more in a moment, than we can do in a lifetime… IF we will only start with prayer.”  

Let’s pray for the 1 million souls in the 3 counties in Royal Palm,  most of whom are yet to be saved . . .

Cape Coral: 179,000;  Lehigh: 86,000;  Ft. Myers: 77,000; Bonita 54,000; North Ft. Myers: 36,000; Estero: 31,000; Immokalee: 24,000; Naples 22,000; Marco: 18,000; Pine Island: 9,000;  Gateway: 8,000; Ft. Myers Beach: 7,000; Sanibel: 7,000; Labelle 5,000.

What an opportunity to share the gospel in your area!

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PLEASE PRAY FOR . . .

[] Royal Palm churches & pastors (click “Churches & Congregations” tab)

[] Churches in pastoral transition:  New Life BC, Bonita Springs; Morningstar BC, Ft. Myers;  North Ft. Myers BC; Caloosa BC, Labelle (new pastor coming in January)

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PLEASE PRAY FOR COUNTY LEADERS IN ROYAL PALM

[] Collier County community leaders: County Commissioners;
County ManagerCounty Sheriff; School Board and District

[] Hendry County community leaders:  County Commissioners;
County ManagerCounty Sheriff; School Board and District

[] Lee County community leaders:  County Commissioners;
County ManagerCounty Sheriff; School Board and District

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PLEASE PRAY FOR CITY LEADERS IN ROYAL PALM

[] Bonita Springs community leaders:  Mayor; City Counsel; CIty Manager; Police Department; Fire Department

[] Cape Coral community leadersMayor; City Counsel; CIty Manager; Police Department; Fire Department

[] Estero community leaders:  Mayor; City Counsel; CIty Manager; Police Department; Fire Department

[] Everglades City community leaders:  Mayor; City Counsel; CIty Manager; Police Department; Fire Department

[] Immokalee community leaders:  Mayor; City Counsel; CIty Manager; Police Department; Fire Department

[] Fort Myers community leaders:  Mayor; City Counsel; CIty Manager; Police Department; Fire Department

[] Fort Myers Beach  community leaders:  Mayor; City Counsel; CIty Manager; Police Department; Fire Department

[] Goodland community leaders:  Mayor; City Counsel; CIty Manager; Police Department; Fire Department

[] Labelle community leaders:  Mayor; City Counsel; CIty Manager; Police Department; Fire Department

[] Marco Island community leaders:  Mayor; City Counsel; CIty Manager; Police Department; Fire Department

[] Naples community leaders:  Mayor; City Counsel; CIty Manager; Police Department; Fire Department

[] Pine Island community leaders:  Mayor; City Counsel; CIty Manager; Police Department; Fire Department

[] Sanibel Island community leaders: Mayor; City Counsel; CIty Manager; Police Department; Fire Department

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A PRAYER SERVICE FOR SPIRITUAL AWAKENING 

Pre-select leaders for upcoming prayer themes.

Set venue with low lights & meditative music.

Use background music during prayer times.

Open service with God-focused songs to sing.

Weave in more songs between prayer themes.

Weave in brief Scripture readings.

Include prayer themes such as: Praise for Who His is; Thanks for what He’s done; Confession & Repentance; Forgiveness & Restoration; Healing of the heart; Appeal to Awaken us; Race & Reconciliation; Persecuted Church; World Hunger & Distress; Global Missions; Church Revitalization, etc.

Begin instructions with urgings like: “May I invite you to…”

Invite people to pray out loud for selected themes.

Let pre-selected leader pray the first prayer of selected themes.

Invite people to come sit or kneel at the altar.

Invite people to gather in groups of 2 – 5 to pray for each other.

Invite people to lay hands on those needing special prayer.

Limit instructions to one or two sentences to keep prayer focus.

End with reprised prayers of praise and thanksgiving

Sing a final joyful song unto the Lord.  []