• Pray that Dr. Jeffress, our pastor and his family will be blessed with good health. • Pray for wisdom as our pastor casts vision and oversees the leadership of the church. • Pray that our pastor will always be filled with the Holy Spirit. • Pray that our pastor will be refreshed in mind and spirit through the study of God’s Word and prayer. • Pray that our pastor will continue to boldly proclaim the Word of Truth. • Pray that as a church we will continue to support our pastor and always keep him in prayer.
• Pray that God will continue to bless our church through Mission 1:8. • Pray that more people will partner with us to continue this vision. • Pathway to Victory—Our TV and radio broadcast ministry reaches thousands across our country and the world on a daily basis. We are currently in the process of expanding our reach to mainland China and are excited to see what the Lord will do through this opportunity. • Pray for: »» FBD Sports to draw people who need to hear about Jesus and that they will respond powerfully. »» Our Upward Basketball and Cheer League to find the right coaches and volunteers to run the program. »» The Upward Sports program to bring families to our church that need to hear the message of Christ. • Pray for our First Dallas Easter Run - March 26 • Pray for our National Missions: Church in Seattle and Church Tacoma • Pray for our International Missions: Mission Trips
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• Pray that God will provide wisdom and vision to Ryland Whitehorn, the leadership of Education Ministries, and oversight of the ministry of the church. • Pray for the leaders of our Children’s Ministries. • Pray that many children will receive Jesus Christ as Savior. • Pray for I am a Christian now. A four-week class where children who have made profession of faith will learn what it means to follow Jesus’ example through baptism and the Lord’s Supper. • Pray for the leaders of our Student Ministries. • Pray that many our young people will receive Jesus Christ as Savior. • Pray for Drive Weekend on January 15-17. Please pray for all of the leaders for the weekend, that God will bring many teenagers to a saving knowledge of Christ, and that those already in Christ will be inspired to pursue God’s glory through their lives. • Pray for the Super Bowl Sunday Collision on February 7. Please pray that our students will be bold in inviting their friends to come, and that God will do a might work. • Student Choir Mission Tour on March 4-11. Please pray for our students as they prepare for the ministry God has in store for them in NYC. • Pray for the leaders of our College/Single /Young Adult Ministries. • Pray that College/Singles/Young Adults will find Christ as Savior. • Pray that College/Singles/Young Adults will fully engage in the church. • Pray for the leaders of the Young Married Ministries. • Pray that the young marriages in our church would be protected from Satan’s attacks. • Pray for the couples in Re-Engage who are seeking hope, reconciliation and restoration in their marriage. • Pray for the families expecting babies in January. • Pray for our Nearly Wed Seminar on March 4-5. • Pray that they will utilize ministries like Marriage Mentors, Re-Engage, and Connect Prayer Ministry to strengthen their marriage. • Pray for the leaders of the Women’s Ministries. • Pray for Pray Worship Pray (English and Spanish classes) every Wednesday at 6:30pm. • Pray for We Care Service Group that is carrying out projects throughout the year. Currently working with Prison Ministry and safe house for women escaping from sex trafficking.
• Pray for the Conversational English class every Thursday morning. • Pray for the Oasis weekly Bible Studies: Refresh, Renew, and Mentoring Moms. • Pray for Love Dare, a weekly Sunday school that’s helping women through relationship crisis. • Pray for the leaders of Senior Adult Ministries. • Pray for strength and wellbeing among senior adults in the church. • Pray that senior adults will find meaningful and fulfilling ways to minister in the church
• Pray that God will provide wisdom and vision to Alan Lynch as he oversees Pastoral Care. • Pray that the Lord will continue to use the Pastoral Ministries team to minister to the church body and to evangelize. • Pray that many will give their life to Christ, be baptized, and join the church. • Pray that many will join the Lessons on Assurance and Fundamental Of The Faith classes. • Pray that the Marriage Mentors Ministry will grow and effectively strengthen marriages in the church body. • Pray for the ministry of Pathway Christian Counseling, including GriefShare and Celebrate Recovery. »» Pray for wisdom and for effectiveness as we provide biblically sound counseling to our members, as well as non- members in and around our community.
MUSIC MINISTRIES/DAY ONE
• Pray that God will provide wisdom and vision to Dr. Doran Bugg, the leader of Music Ministries. • Pray for wisdom and guidance for music ministers and the worship team/leaders as they prepare for each service. • Pray for the Instrumental Ministry: »» Community Orchestra—May God provide many new members, especially this semester. »» Celebration Orchestra—May the Lord provide skilled players for: percussion, tuba, cello, trombone and trumpet • Pray for Day One and its leadership . • Pray that God will continue to use Day One to bless many people and to help them grow spiritually. • Pray that many people will volunteer in Day One and its ministries.
• Pray that God will provide wisdom and vision to Ben Lovvorn, the leader of Operations/Facilities. • Pray for protection and safety of the operations/ facilities staff as they maintain their daily schedules with a standard of excellence. • Pray for Ron Cresswell, Jeff Gerch and their team. • Pray for Food Services Team. • Pray for our Membership Relations Team. • Pray for our Business Team. • Pray for our Communications/Media Team. • Pray for our Outreach Ministry Team. • Pray for our First Impressions Team. • Pray for our Truett Library Team. • Pray for our Security Team.
OUR CHURCH FAMILY
• Pray for a spirit of joy and unity to reign throughout the church family. • Pray that church families will honor God in their home-life. • Pray that our church family will have a strong commitment to serve in various volunteer opportunities in the church. • Pray that our church family will be faithful in supporting the church through tithes and offerings.
• Pray for our President, members of Congress, the Senate, and other elected officials. • Pray for wisdom for our President, that he would seek God in all his decisions. • Pray that our leaders will understand and realize their need for God and His guidance. • Pray for blessings on our service men and women, including our police officers. Pray for protection and safety for them and their families. • Pray for the Lord to bless our country with wisdom, love, and compassion.