Friday, August 17, 2018: Woodlands in Prayer

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KINGDOM EXPANSION: 

We encourage you to keep praying for the Kingdom Expansion over the weekend, so we have listed the prayer prompts for each day below:

Friday: Ask God to prepare our hearts to receive sound Biblical teaching during the upcoming sermon series and to help us align ourselves with His purposes and work in Portage County.  

Saturday: Let’s delight in the ways God has already been at work in us and through Woodlands Church, and rest in God’s desire to give good things, instead of striving to make good things happen.  

Sunday: Pray for the Communication Team and Pastor Brian as they convey the Kingdom Expansion process to the church. Ask for thorough and effective communication that answers questions before they are asked so the church can be unified in pursuing the expansion of God's Kingdom. 

Reflect on the trustworthiness of His NAME by reading Psalm 9:10 today:

Those who know your name trust in you, for you, Lord, have never forsaken those who seek you.

MY FAMILY

Continue to lift your family members before the Lord in prayer. You decide how to structure this part!

MY COMMUNITY:

Pray for your "one" - the person in your life who doesn't know Christ.

OUR CHURCH:

Will you pray for the Elders of Woodlands?

David Dumke
Bradley Johnson
Derek Leonard
Dale Sankey
Randy Sherf
Gaylen Nagel - approved at the Annual Congregational Meeting on 6/31/18
Bill Whalen - approved at the Annual Congregational Meeting on 6/31/18

OUR WORLD:

Pray for our missionaries today, that their lives would be a beacon of Jesus' light in the culture in which they live.

OUR FOCUS:

Let's pray the Kingdom Expansion prayer today. As we continue in this building expansion process, we always want to be focused on Jesus - His name and His kingdom that is in heaven and on earth!

“Pray that the word of the Lord will spread rapidly and be glorified.” - 2 Thessalonians 3:1
God, use this building expansion to cause the gospel to shine brighter, run faster, and reach farther, for the sake of YOUR NAME.

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Thursday, August 16, 2018: Woodlands in Prayer

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KINGDOM EXPANSION: 

Ask God to strengthen and empower Woodlands’ supported missionaries and global partners so they can help others seek God, know His name, and trust in Him.  

Reflect on the trustworthiness of His NAME by reading Psalm 9:10 today:

Those who know your name trust in you, for you, Lord, have never forsaken those who seek you.

MY FAMILY

Keep praying for your family members. Who will you pray for today?

MY COMMUNITY:

Pray for your circle of influence. Who are some people that you tend to see often and can influence for Christ?

OUR CHURCH:

Each Thursday, we pray for the upcoming weekend services as final preparations are made on this day.  Would you pray with a renewed vigor today for this Sunday's services?  Our foundation is the Word of God - pray that His Word would go out powerfully, that the Spirit would be working to soften hearts to respond to the Word and that our worship would be a sweet song to our King. Pray that through all we would give glory and honor to His Great Name.

OUR WORLD:

Pray for the 33 missionaries that we support - that God would use their ministries for His glory and they would find favor from Him in all they do.

OUR FOCUS:

Let's pray the Kingdom Expansion prayer today. As we continue in this building expansion process, we always want to be focused on Jesus - His name and His kingdom that is in heaven and on earth!

“Pray that the word of the Lord will spread rapidly and be glorified.” - 2 Thessalonians 3:1
God, use this building expansion to cause the gospel to shine brighter, run faster, and reach farther, for the sake of YOUR NAME.

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018: Woodlands in Prayer

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KINGDOM EXPANSION: 

Ask the Lord to reveal areas where you worry about finances. Surrender these to the Lord and ask Him to help you develop deeper trust in His perfect provision.  

Reflect on the trustworthiness of His NAME by reading Psalm 9:10 today:

Those who know your name trust in you, for you, Lord, have never forsaken those who seek you.

MY FAMILY

Keep praying for your family members! 

MY COMMUNITY:

Pray for the people who live in the community that you live and work in. 

OUR CHURCH:

Let's lift up all of the students who are going into 7th-12th grade. Our Cookout Kickoff is happening Monday, August 27th at Bukolt Park. Pray that God would bring many students to that event so that they can get plugged in to Student Ministries this year!

OUR WORLD:

Pray for the 33 missionaries that we, as a church, support. Today, pray that they would become and remain emboldened for Christ. 

OUR FOCUS:

Let's pray the Kingdom Expansion prayer today. As we continue in this building expansion process, we always want to be focused on Jesus - His name and His kingdom that is in heaven and on earth!

“Pray that the word of the Lord will spread rapidly and be glorified.” - 2 Thessalonians 3:1
God, use this building expansion to cause the gospel to shine brighter, run faster, and reach farther, for the sake of YOUR NAME.

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018: Woodlands in Prayer

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KINGDOM EXPANSION: 

Pray for Women’s Ministry and the “Dinner on the Patio” event tonight; pray that women would continue to grow in their faith as they walk alongside their sisters in Christ.  Pray over this changing and expanding “patio” through the Kingdom Expansion process, that more and more women would come to faith and declare the praise of the One who knows them by name.  

Reflect on the trustworthiness of His NAME by reading Psalm 9:10 today:

Those who know your name trust in you, for you, Lord, have never forsaken those who seek you.

MY FAMILY:

Pray for your family members today. Follow a rhythm that works for you!

MY COMMUNITY:

Pray for  your coworkers - the people you see every day. Pray that God would keep opening doors for you to share the gospel with them. For those who know the Lord, pray that they would continue to grow in Him.

OUR CHURCH:

Pray for our college students today. Many of them are not in the area because of summer break. Pray that they would walk closely with Jesus this summer - wherever life has taken them!

OUR WORLD:

Pray for the 33 missionaries that we, as a church, support. Pray for eternal impact - that God would establish the work of their hands. 

OUR FOCUS:

Let's pray the Kingdom Expansion prayer today. As we continue in this building expansion process, we always want to be focused on Jesus - His name and His kingdom that is in heaven and on earth!

“Pray that the word of the Lord will spread rapidly and be glorified.” - 2 Thessalonians 3:1
God, use this building expansion to cause the gospel to shine brighter, run faster, and reach farther, for the sake of YOUR NAME.

If you would like to have a reminder of this prayer on your phone screen you can download a custom wallpaper here (for iPhone users it may be easier to download the wallpaper from our Facebook page).

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Monday, August 13, 2018: Woodlands in Prayer

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KINGDOM EXPANSION: 

Lift up members of our Seniors Ministry today in prayer, praising God for their faithfulness, leadership, and wisdom.  Pray that the Lord would continue to richly bless this ministry as we move forward in this Kingdom Expansion process.  

Reflect on the trustworthiness of His NAME by reading Psalm 9:10 today:

Those who know your name trust in you, for you, Lord, have never forsaken those who seek you.

MY FAMILY

Pray for your family members today. Follow a rhythm that works for you!

MY COMMUNITY:

Pray for your Life Group members today. 

OUR CHURCH:

Pray for our college students today. Many of them are not in the area because of summer break. Pray that they would walk closely with Jesus this summer - wherever life has taken them!

OUR WORLD:

The rhythm for this section changed a few weeks ago to focus on different countries and the people working in those countries to make the gospel known.  So far we've looked at a few serving in Africa, more who are serving in Central and South America, Indonesia, and we've also looked at our own country and those laboring for Jesus' sake here in Central Wisconsin.  Continue to pray for these workers as they come to mind!
We're transitioning to Europe.  Now known as the "new dark continent", Europe has become less religious and more secular, with a non-religious worldview or mixed spirituality dominating many people's belief systems.  Christians decline in number, and the rate of decline increases each year.
As we pray for those laboring in Europe in the coming days, please remember and pray for the spiritual climate in Europe in general.  Let's pray for a spiritual revival in Europe today!

OUR FOCUS:

Let's pray the Kingdom Expansion prayer today. As we continue in this building expansion process, we always want to be focused on Jesus - His name and His kingdom that is in heaven and on earth!

“Pray that the word of the Lord will spread rapidly and be glorified.” - 2 Thessalonians 3:1
God, use this building expansion to cause the gospel to shine brighter, run faster, and reach farther, for the sake of YOUR NAME.

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Friday, August 9, 2018: Woodlands in Prayer

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KINGDOM EXPANSION: 

We encourage you to keep praying for the Kingdom Expansion over the weekend, so we have listed the prayer prompts for each day below:

Friday: Lift up the members of the Building and Kingdom Expansion Committees and pray for wisdom and discernment to guide them through the process. 

Saturday: Ask God to strengthen and empower Woodlands’ supported missionaries and global partners so they can help others seek God, know His name, and trust in Him.  

Sunday: Ask God to show us what our “piece of the puzzle” is; how do we each fit into God’s Kingdom Expansion? Let’s examine our hearts before God and confess anything that has come between us and Him, and relinquish to Him our own dreams and hopes for the future while trusting in His sovereign plan.  

Reflect on the power of His NAME each day, by reading Philippians 2:8-11

And being found in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself by becoming obedient to death— even death on a cross! Therefore God exalted Him to the highest place and gave Him the name that is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue acknowledge that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

MY FAMILY

Keep praying for your family members. Who will you pray for today?

MY COMMUNITY:

Pray for your circle of influence. Who are some people that you tend to see often and can influence for Christ?

OUR CHURCH:

Would you pray for our pastoral staff today? 
Brian Berg - Senior Pastor
David Hansen - Executive Pastor
John Jordens - Pastor of Life Groups & Care Ministries
Doug Schneider - Pastor of Outreach & Connection Ministries
Dave Bondeson - Pastor of Family Ministries
Steve Berg - Pastor of Worship Arts Ministries
Matt Wilhelm - Pastor of Worship Arts & College Ministries
Jordan Huffman - Pastor of Junior High Student Ministries
Mike McGuire - Pastor of Senior High Student Ministries

OUR WORLD:

Another missionary couple is working to better train pastors in the Latino world and that is Enrique (Quique) and Becky Fernandez.  Quique and Becky work with Prometa to help raise up pastors with deeper theological training through this online platform called ProMeta.  The purpose of ProMeta is to help new pastors fulfill their call.
These past few days we've prayed for different countries and the people of Central and South America.  A resounding prayer request has been to pray for better Biblical literacy and sound theological training.  Continue to pray for Quique and Becky, Oscar and Karla, Jim and Kay as they labor to see this become a reality.

OUR FOCUS:

Let's end today by praying the prayer that Brian introduced for the Kingdom Expansion:

“Pray that the word of the Lord will spread rapidly and be glorified.” - 2 Thessalonians 3:1
God, use this building expansion to cause the gospel to shine brighter, run faster, and reach farther, for the sake of YOUR NAME.

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Thursday, August 9, 2018: Woodlands in Prayer

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KINGDOM EXPANSION: 

Pray that God will teach us what it means to follow Him and live lives that are sold out for His glory.  Also pray that God will give us courage to take steps of obedience as we become more like Jesus who “humbled Himself and became obedient to death - even death on a cross!” (Philippians 2:8).  
Reflect on the power of His NAME by reading Philippians 2:8-11

And being found in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself by becoming obedient to death— even death on a cross! Therefore God exalted Him to the highest place and gave Him the name that is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue acknowledge that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

MY FAMILY

Continue to lift your family members before the Lord in prayer. You decide how to structure this part!

MY COMMUNITY:

Pray for your "one" - the person in your life who doesn't know Christ.

OUR CHURCH:

Our students have less than a month before school starts again. Would you pray for them to finish strong this summer - in a way that brings God glory? Pray that they would faithfully follow and pursue Christ in these last weeks of summer. Also, pray for the students who went on missions trips this summer, ask the Lord to continue to strengthen their faith - that the impact of the trip would flow into every area of their lives. 

OUR WORLD:

We are in Central and South America currently in our trip around the globe, learning about the places and people that populate this wonderfully crazy world.  Did you know that one of Woodlands supported missionaries serves all around South and Central America? 
Jim and Kay Panaggios' focus is mentoring pastors and future pastors for effective ministry.  In 2018 this will involve traveling to various countries and offering intensive courses, workshops, etc. on concrete topics directly related to effective pastoral and leadership ministries in the church.  Would you join us in praying for Jim and Kay today as they deepen the spiritual health all over the Americas?

OUR FOCUS:

Let's end today by praying the prayer that Brian introduced for the Kingdom Expansion:

“Pray that the word of the Lord will spread rapidly and be glorified.” - 2 Thessalonians 3:1
God, use this building expansion to cause the gospel to shine brighter, run faster, and reach farther, for the sake of YOUR NAME.

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018: Woodlands in Prayer

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KINGDOM EXPANSION: 

Pray that God’s power will transform our community.  Pray that our outreach events would serve and reach those who do not yet know Christ, and that they would entrust their lives to Him.   

Reflect on the power of His NAME by reading Philippians 2:8-11:

And being found in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself by becoming obedient to death— even death on a cross! Therefore God exalted Him to the highest place and gave Him the name that is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue acknowledge that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

MY FAMILY

Keep praying for your family members! 

MY COMMUNITY:

Pray for the people who live in the community that you live and work in. 

OUR CHURCH:

Our students have a little bit less than a month before school starts again. Would you pray for them to finish strong summer strong - in a way that brings God glory? Pray that they would faithfully follow and pursue Christ in these last weeks of summer. Also, pray for the students who went on missions trips this summer, ask the Lord to continue to strengthen their faith - that the impact of the trip would flow into every area of their lives. 

OUR WORLD:

Guatemala is the landing site every year for a medical team from Woodlands.  Our medical teams can range from 25 people up to 45, and these teams go to offer medical care to the people within and around certain villages (Jalapa, this year), while also partnering with the local church to bring the Good News through what they call a spiritual clinic.  Would you be praying for this team?  They are in the very beginning stages of planning and prepping and praying for the 2019 trip.  Pray that God's Spirit would lead, we would follow faithfully, and that He would produce an abundance of fruit from this year's mission trip.

OUR FOCUS:

Let's end today by praying the prayer that Brian introduced for the Kingdom Expansion:

“Pray that the word of the Lord will spread rapidly and be glorified.” - 2 Thessalonians 3:1
God, use this building expansion to cause the gospel to shine brighter, run faster, and reach farther, for the sake of YOUR NAME.

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018: Woodlands in Prayer

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KINGDOM EXPANSION: 

We're going to pray for the Kingdom Expansion process every day for the next 30 days!

Pray for the Lord to draw together Life Groups and new sermon-based discussion groups during the upcoming sermon series to foster fellowship and relationships as we head into this Kingdom Expansion process.  Reflect on the power of His NAME by reading Philippians 2:8-11 today.

And being found in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself by becoming obedient to death— even death on a cross! Therefore God exalted Him to the highest place and gave Him the name that is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue acknowledge that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

MY FAMILY

Pray for your family members today. Follow a rhythm that works for you!

MY COMMUNITY:

Pray for  your coworkers - the people you see every day. Pray that God would keep opening doors for you to share the gospel with them. For those who know the Lord, pray that they would continue to grow in Him.

OUR CHURCH:

Last week 450 kids + over 100 volunteers flooded our church for VBS and Camp Zip.  Kids learned about the joy and hope we have in Jesus and celebrated what God has done for them and in their lives.  This week we saw several give their lives to Christ and many seeds planted.  Pray that the seeds planted would continue to be watered and God would give growth!  And pray for those new believers, that their faith would be genuine and their knowledge and love of God would grow!

OUR WORLD:

Oscar Chiquitó was born and raised in Guatemala and has a vision to reach his nation with the Word of God.   He founded Impacting Guatemala Network, IGN, to serve pastors and church leaders and to empower them to go and make disciples.  Oscar's heart is to see the spiritual health of Guatemala deepen and his vision is to strengthen the Church to do just that.  
Part of Oscar's vision for IGN is to receive US mission teams to serve the churches in his network.  Just recently, a team of senior high students from Woodlands traveled to Guatemala to serve.  
Today, pray for Oscar and IGN as well as the students, their leaders and those they've impacted in Guatemala.  May they all grow in love, with all knowledge and discernment.  

OUR FOCUS:

Let's end today by praying the prayer that Brian introduced for the Kingdom Expansion:

“Pray that the word of the Lord will spread rapidly and be glorified.” - 2 Thessalonians 3:1
God use this building expansion to cause the gospel to shine brighter, run faster, and reach farther, for the sake of YOUR NAME.
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Monday, August 6, 2018: Woodlands in Prayer

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KINGDOM EXPANSION: 

We're going to pray for the Kingdom Expansion process every day for the next 30 days!

Today, pray for our pastors here at Woodlands. Pray for God’s wisdom and guidance as they shepherd our church through this Kingdom Expansion process. Reflect on the power of His NAME by reading Philippians 2:8-11 today.

And being found in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself by becoming obedient to death— even death on a cross! Therefore God exalted Him to the highest place and gave Him the name that is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue acknowledge that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

MY FAMILY

Pray for your family members today. Follow a rhythm that works for you!

MY COMMUNITY:

Pray for your Life Group members today. 

OUR CHURCH:

At Woodlands, we respond to God's grace by loving and serving our community through our Local Outreach Ministry. Will you pray for this ministry today? Thanks to this ministry, we have developed a variety of strategic initiatives to meet real needs in Christ's name. Please pray for those initiatives:

Transact Hope
Spring Into Action 
Moving Ministry
Carpenter's Crew
Backpacks for Hope
Coffee for a Cause
Food Relief
Jobs for Life

OUR WORLD:

Our world section is in a new rhythm of touring the world to learn about different countries and how God's people are moving and growing and fighting in all different parts of the globe. 
Today we turn our attention to Mexico's southern neighbor, Guatemala.  Guatemala is a land of mountains, volcanoes, and lakes.  In June of this year, Guatemala experienced an explosive eruption from Fuego volcano, or Volcan de Fuego, in which over one hundred people lost their lives and so many more were displaced.  Let's lift up Guatemalans today.

OUR FOCUS:

Let's end today by praying the prayer that Brian introduced for the Kingdom Expansion:

“Pray that the word of the Lord will spread rapidly and be glorified.” - 2 Thessalonians 3:1
God use this building expansion to cause the gospel to shine brighter, run faster, and reach farther, for the sake of YOUR NAME.
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Friday, August 3, 2018: Woodlands in Prayer

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MY FAMILY

Continue to lift your family members before the Lord in prayer. You decide how to structure this part!

MY COMMUNITY:

Pray for your "one" - the person in your life who doesn't know Christ.

OUR CHURCH:

Will you pray for everyone who volunteers to serve at Woodlands? Pray that they would be strengthened and encouraged as they bring God glory by using their gifts in His kingdom. Pray that they would develop a servant's heart, as they live out what Jesus modeled during His time on earth. And join us in praising God for the impact they are having in the lives of others!

OUR WORLD:

Today we turn our focus to Ecuador.  Ecuador is described as "269,178 square kilometers with the Amazon jungle in the east, high Andean Sierra in the centre, and fertile coastal plain on the Pacific coast."  In 2010, 94% of the population was Christian, but as of 2015, the largest growing religious group is 'non-religious'.  We praise God for HCJB Radio (Heralding Christ Jesus' Blessings), the voice of the Andes.  It was launched in 1931 and was the first of the great Christian mission radio broadcasters and is still operating today.
Darrell and Sondra Holden are missionaries in Ecuador and are working with some of the less-evangelized populations such as the those working and living in the Zambiza dump.  Let's lift up Darrell and Sondra today, as well as David and Kristen Caucutt who are working toward becoming laborers in this country, as well.

OUR FOCUS:

Today is the last day of VBS.  This week we saw 450 kids come through our doors to hear the Good News about Jesus Christ! Continue to pray that God would be drawing each and every child near to Him and that the Word that went out this week would not return void, but would accomplish what He desires and achieve the purposes for which He sent it.
Praise God for all the volunteers who have poured themselves into the kids this week.  Pray for refreshment and renewal, joy and perseverance for them as they walk into this last day.  
 

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Thursday, August 2, 2018: Woodlands in Prayer

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MY FAMILY

Keep praying for your family members. Who will you pray for today?

MY COMMUNITY:

Pray for your circle of influence. Who are some people that you tend to see often and can influence for Christ?

OUR CHURCH:

Each Thursday, we pray for the upcoming weekend services as final preparations are made on this day.  Would you pray with a renewed vigor today for this Sunday's services?  Our foundation is the Word of God - pray that His Word would go out powerfully, that the Spirit would be working to soften hearts to respond to the Word and that our worship would be a sweet song to our King. Pray that through all we would give glory and honor to His Great Name.

OUR WORLD:

Yesterday we stepped into Bolivia.  Let's remember our Compassion children and development center that we've built a relationship with over the last 4 years.  Compassion's mission is to release children from poverty in Jesus' name.  Let's lift up their efforts and specifically the leaders, workers, children, and families at BO-712!

OUR FOCUS:

Let's keep praying for the 450 kids who are in our building for VBS this week! Pray that God would draw many of them to Himself through the various activities and lessons taught each day.  Let's specifically pray for the gospel invitation that will be shared today - that many hearts would be receptive to the saving news of Jesus. Also, lift up the leaders who are serving this week - pray for the Holy Spirit to work powerfully through them. 

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Wednesday, August 1, 2018: Woodlands in Prayer

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MY FAMILY

Keep praying for your family members! 

MY COMMUNITY:

Pray for the people who live in the community that you live and work in. 

OUR CHURCH:

Let's lift up all of the students who are going into 7th-12th grade. Pray that they would have a desire to know Christ and make Him known to their peers. Also, pray that they would walk closely with Jesus this summer.  

OUR WORLD:

Today, let's learn a little about Bolivia.  Bolivia was once one of the richest areas in South America and is now its poorest nation.  Of the 10 million population, 9.1 million confess to be Christian with 1.6 million of those claiming to be evangelical Christians.  While the largest religion is Christian, the fastest growing religion is "ethnic religion".  Praise God that the number of evangelical Christians has grown greatly in number and influence, but, they still face challenges.  Our very own Art & Genda Freeman are serving in Cochabamba, Bolivia.  Let's lift them up today in prayer!

OUR FOCUS:

It's VBS week at Woodlands! That means there are around 450 kids in our building learning about Jesus. Will you pray that God would use this week to draw many children to Himself? Also pray for the leaders who are serving this week, that the Holy Spirit would work powerfully through them. 

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Tuesday, July 31, 2018: Woodlands in Prayer

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MY FAMILY

Who will you pray for today? Consider praying Scripture over your family.

MY COMMUNITY:

Pray for your coworkers - the people you see every day. Pray that God would keep opening doors for you to share the gospel with them. For those who know the Lord, pray that they would continue to grow in Him.

OUR CHURCH:

Pray for the kids at VBS and Camp ZIP. Pray for energetic hearts, ears to hear, and respond to the gospel (the main gospel invitation will happen on Thursday). Pray for energy and grace for the volunteers.


OUR WORLD:

We're turning our focus to Latin America.  When we say Latin America, we're talking about 22 countries and 15% of the world's land area.  Last week we prayed for Bible translation and we can focus some of our attention here - there are 503 languages spoken in Latin American; 32 of those have the entire Bible translated.  There are 276 languages in progress.  Pray for Latin America today!

OUR FOCUS:

Our Annual Congregational Meeting is happening tonight at 6:30pm. Will you join us in praying for this evening? Pray that our church body would be unified as we think and pray about the future of Woodlands. At the meeting, we will share more about the next steps for the kingdom expansion which will be concluded with a congregational vote.  Pray for this night - that the Holy Spirit would be working in our hearts and minds as we trust Him with the future.

 

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Monday, July 30, 2018: Woodlands in Prayer

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MY FAMILY

Pray for your family members today. Follow a rhythm that works for you!

MY COMMUNITY:

Pray for your Life Group members today. 

OUR CHURCH:

There are several groups and classes that are meeting at Woodlands this summer. Would you pray  for the participants and leaders in the groups - that they would be growing in their relationship with Jesus and with each other? 

OUR WORLD:

Lift all of our missionaries up in prayer today. Pray that they would leave an eternal impact in their spheres of influence.  Pray that God would establish the work of their hands.

OUR FOCUS:

Our Annual Congregational Meeting is coming up tomorrow at 6:30pm. Will you join us in praying for this evening? Pray that our church body would be unified as we think and pray about the future of Woodlands. At the meeting, we will share more about the next steps for the kingdom expansion which will be concluded with a congregational vote.  Pray for this night - that the Holy Spirit would be working in our hearts and minds as we trust Him with the future.

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Friday, July 27, 2018: Woodlands in Prayer

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MY FAMILY

Continue to lift your family members before the Lord in prayer. You decide how to structure this part!

MY COMMUNITY:

Pray for your "one" - the person in your life who doesn't know Christ today.
Pray that God would open a door for you to share the gospel with them.

Idea:  Ask the Lord to make 1 Corinthians 12:27 a reality in this person's life - that they would be a part of the body of Christ.

 "Now you are the body of Christ, and each one of you is a part of it."

OUR CHURCH:

Would you pray for Woodlands' Ministry Directors today?

Bill Horvath - Executive Director of Operations
Laurie Koerten - Director of HR & Finances
Rick Satterthwaite - Director of Technical Arts
Jami Wilhelm - Director of Woodlands Kids Volunteers
Barry Moodie - Director of Building and Grounds & IT
Lindsey Nelson - Director of Communications
Jaime Sherf - Director of Programming & Events in Student Ministries
Whitney Swenson - Director of Church Management System / Global Outreach & Executive Admin

OUR WORLD:

The Seed Company, as we learned yesterday, is working to translate Scripture into all languages by 2025.  Gordon and Sara Williams are a part of the Seed Company's team.  The Williams live in Stevens Point, but Gordon is the director over a huge part of the world (like a quarter!) Would you pray for Gordon and Sara today?

OUR FOCUS:

Our Annual Congregational Meeting is coming up next Tuesday, July 31 at 6:30pm. Will you join us in praying for this evening? Pray that our church body would be unified as we think and pray about the future of Woodlands. At the meeting, we will share more about the next steps for the kingdom expansion which will be concluded with a congregational vote.  Pray for this night - that the Holy Spirit would be working in our hearts and minds as we trust Him with the future.

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Thursday, July 26, 2018: Woodlands in Prayer

WELCOME TO WOODLANDS IN PRAYER

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MY FAMILY

Keep praying for your family members. Who will you pray for today?

MY COMMUNITY:

Pray for your circle of influence. Who are some people that you tend to see often and can influence for Christ?

Idea: Pray Psalm 86:5 over them - that they would be people who, one day, call on God and experience His forgiveness and goodness. 

You, Lord, are forgiving and good, abounding in love to all who call to you.

OUR CHURCH:

Each Thursday, we pray for the upcoming weekend services as final preparations are made on this day.  Would you pray with a renewed vigor today for this Sunday's services?  Our foundation is the Word of God - pray that His Word would go out powerfully, that the Spirit would be working to soften hearts to respond to the Word and that our worship would be a sweet song to our King. Pray that through all we would give glory and honor to His Great Name.

OUR WORLD:

Our 'tour de globe' has landed us in the United States for the last few days and we'll stay here just a bit longer.  Several ministries here in the States aim to reach the world beyond and one example is the Seed Company, a Wycliffe Bible Translators affiliate.  The Seed Company translates Scripture into the heart languages of people groups across the globe.  They are on a mission to see all languages have Scripture by 2025....because nearly 1,700 languages (not people, languages) don't have any Scripture translated into the language they know best! 
Today, as you pray, give thanks for the Word of God to which you have access!  Also pray for the thousands of people represented by those 1,700 languages - that they might yearn for the day to hear from our Lord in their own heart language.  And for the people laboring over the translation process - for clarity, discernment, and wisdom from the Lord to maintain all integrity of Scripture as they work.
 

OUR FOCUS:

Our Annual Congregational Meeting is coming up next Tuesday, July 31 at 6:30pm. Will you join us in praying for this evening? Pray that our church body would be unified as we think and pray about the future of Woodlands. At the meeting, we will share more about the next steps for the kingdom expansion which will be concluded with a congregational vote.  Pray for this night - that the Holy Spirit would be working in our hearts and minds as we trust Him with the future.

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Wednesday, July 25, 2018: Woodlands in Prayer

WELCOME TO WOODLANDS IN PRAYER

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MY FAMILY

Keep praying for your family members! 

MY COMMUNITY:

Pray for the people who live in the community that you live and work in. 

OUR CHURCH:

We have a team of students in Guatemala this week serving and loving on the people there.  Would you be praying for the students, their leaders, the country hosts, and those they will interact with?  Pray that the love of Jesus flows from our team, that they serve with a unity of heart and purpose, and above all, that they serve and give glory to His mighty Name!  

OUR WORLD:

We continue to pray for spiritual awakening here in our own country.  Yesterday, we prayed for workers here in the United States laboring to make the name of Jesus known and loved on college campuses through Cru.  Another campus organization we partner with by supporting workers is InterVarsity.  Lift up Logan & Lauren Koerten, Andy & Joanna Lickel, Tim Peterson, and Marty & Pat Feldhake as they strive to establish and advances witnessing communities of students and faculty on their respective college campuses. 

OUR FOCUS:

Our Annual Congregational Meeting is coming up next Tuesday, July 31 at 6:30pm. Will you join us in praying for this evening? Pray that our church body would be unified as we think and pray about the future of Woodlands. At the meeting, we will share more about the next steps for the kingdom expansion which will be concluded with a congregational vote.  Pray for this night - that the Holy Spirit would be working in our hearts and minds as we trust Him with the future.

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018: Woodlands in Prayer

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MY FAMILY

Who will you pray for today? Consider praying Scripture over your family.

MY COMMUNITY:

Pray for your coworkers - the people you see every day. Pray that God would keep opening doors for you to share the gospel with them. For those who know the Lord, pray that they would continue to grow in Him.

OUR CHURCH:

Pray for the final details for VBS. For clear logistical processes, for all the planning work that might need to yet be finished behind the scenes and for rest for those involved in the planning process.  We are also still in need of volunteers, so would you pray for our team that is actively recruiting volunteers that they would be led to just the right people!


OUR WORLD:

Yesterday we learned that the largest growing group in the United States is the group that considers themselves 'non-religious'.  As we pray for a spiritual re-awakening, let's lift up the workers that are here laboring on college campuses.  Today, let's pray for those working specifically with Cru:  Jim & Kelley Sautner, Zac & Becky Alwin, Ryan & Colleen Naidl, Erick & Courtney Horrmann, and Jordan Mancl are all working in the United States to make the name of Jesus known on their respective college campuses.  Would you pray for them as they prepare for this upcoming school year?  Pray for them as workers and for their efforts, that God would establish the work of their hands!

OUR FOCUS:

As we reflect on the sermon from Sunday, pray that God would be working in the hearts of all Woodlanders, prompting them to submit to God's call in their life. May we all ask the Holy Spirit to reveal an area of our life, big or small, that might not be fully submitted to Him.

 

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Monday, July 23, 2018: Woodlands in Prayer

WELCOME TO WOODLANDS IN PRAYER

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MY FAMILY

Pray for your family members today. Follow a rhythm that works for you!

MY COMMUNITY:

Pray for your Life Group members today. 

OUR CHURCH:

Pray for our college students today. Many of them are not in the area because of summer break. Pray that they would walk closely with Jesus this summer - wherever life has taken them!

OUR WORLD:

A new rhythm with this section of our prayer tool is to learn a bit more about the world in which we live.  We've looked at a few countries:  Uganda, Niger, and Indonesia so far.  Today we look toward home and learn what the United States of America looks like in the statistic books.  Our population is over 300 million strong and Christian is our largest religious group.  We praise God that biblical Christianity has influenced our spiritual heritage and foundational practices.  However, even though over 240 million souls claim to be Christian, the largest growing religion is "non-religious" and we can see that our spiritual heritage is under attack.  Pray for a return to biblical holiness.  Pray that we would, as a nation, turn from our idols and back to God to guide us.  Pray for a spirit of humility and repentance to come over our country and that our hearts would turn back to God.

OUR FOCUS:

As we reflect on the sermon from Sunday, pray that God would be working in the hearts of all Woodlanders, prompting them to submit to God's call in their life. May we all ask the Holy Spirit to reveal an area of our life, big or small, that might not be fully submitted to Him. 

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