Listed below are great resources to assist you in planning prayer events and activities throughout the year. In addition, there are many ongoing prayer initiatives by various organizations that you or your church can support. Click to learn more>

JANUARY

Prayer and Fasting – Initiatives promoted by various denominations and organizations to start the new year off with prayer and fasting.

 FEBRUARY

Collegiate Day of Prayer – Multi-denominational movment promoted by the National Prayer Committee – Usually the fourth Thursday, check website to confirm.

  • Find resources at www.collegiatedayofprayer.org
  • Adopt a College Campus for Prayer; find others praying for revival on America College campuses.

Seek God for the City – Promoted by Waymakers, a Multi-denominational Effort – Begins 40 days before Palm Sunday

MARCH

Seek God for the City continues to Palm Sunday

  • PossibleRegional Prayer Rallies

40 Days for Life – A Multi-denominational initiative. Check the website for dates: www.40daysforlife.com

APRIL

Seek God for the City concludes on Palm Sunday

MAY

National Day of Prayer – Multi-denominational initiative promoted by the National Day of Prayer Task Force – First Thursday

  • The only ‘day of prayer’ mandated by Congress!
  • Led by the National Prayer Committee and the National Day of Prayer Task Force
  • Resource materials at www.nationaldayofprayer.org

Pentecost Sunday – Multi-denominational – Pentecost Sunday

Global Day of Prayer – Pentecost Sunday

  • This international prayer effort reaches to more than 150 nations.
  • Resources at www.globaldayofprayer.com include video feeds, printed materials and more.
  • 10 days of Prayer leading up to Pentecost Sunday (Resources in Seek God for the City)
  • 90 days of Blessing following Pentecost Sunday
  • Resources for this event in the United States www.gdopusa.com

Day of Prayer for Syria – Leaders organized this day of prayer in 2013. Check the website to find updated information for future events. www.meconcern.org

JUNE

World Weekend of Prayer for Children at Risk – First weekend in June – Check their website for more details.

JULY

Call 2 Fall Sunday – Promoted by the Family Research Council – (Sunday at the end of June/beginning of July) Check website for exact date.

  • Go to www.call2fall.org for prayer resources and to register your church in the event.
AUGUST

30 Days of Prayer for the Muslim World – Ramadan moves each year, since Islam is based on a 360 calendar – Check website for detail – www.30-days.net

SEPTEMBER

Operation: 9-1-1 – Promoted by theChurch of God during the September Saturation Prayer

  • Pray at 9 AM and PM – for 1 minute, with 1 motive: A Spiritual Awakening in America.
  • Florida and Kentucky have a variation of this – check with prayer leaders in those states for resource materials

Patriot Day – A Cry Out America Initiative – September 11 each year

See You at the Pole – A Multi-denominational event – Fourth Wednesday

  • This is a nation-wide Youth Prayer event, kids at US schools meeting around the flagpole for prayer near the start of every school year.
  • Resources at syatp.org

Saudi Global Day of Prayer Check their website for the exact date

OCTOBER

Day of Prayer for the Peace of Jerusalem – First Sunday

Global Prayer for Unreached People Groups – Last Sunday

  • For the last 2,000 years the Church has striven to complete the Great Commission. But it still remains unfinished to this day. With explosive population growth, the church has to pick up the pace.
  • The Billion Soul Global Prayer Task Force, commissioned by world leaders from the annual Global Church Linking Forum, is leading a global effort to challenge the Global Church to collectively pray at least one billion prayer minutes for the unreached peoples of the world. The overarching purpose is to bring awareness, aim and action toward praying for the salvation of the lost and for the fulfillment of the Great Commission. Learn more at billion.tv>

NOVEMBER

International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church – Second Sunday