Community Prayer Guide | September 2019

Each month we receive an updated Community Prayer Guide from One Hope ministry network that helps the church draw near to God and pray for various areas of our city life together. We invite you to take time to join hundreds of people who are praying each month for 10 strategic areas that shape our community's culture.


Community Prayer Guide September 2019

“Glorify the Lord with me; let us exalt his name together.
I sought the Lord, and he answered me.”
Psalm 34:3-4a

Church
Pray for the Lord’s power on all new fall ministry opportunities & for families to be connected to His people.
Pray for church & ministry leadership teams to be empowered with His Spirit, unified & guided by the Lord.
Pray for your pastors: their closeness to God, health, marriage, children and grace to lead like Jesus.
Pray for all people in our community to be drawn to follow Christ through His people, the local church.

Education
Pray for safety, peace and protection over all of our local schools & for every student to develop friendships.
Pray for local districts’ leadership to make fast and wise decisions about how to utilize newly approved funds.
Pray for Jesus-following LCC staff and students to be bold and loving in their witness for the Lord.
Pray for the health & well-being of teachers and staff: rhythms of self-care and God’s shalom.

Government
Pray for the process and selection of the new Springfield City Manager.
Pray for God’s love, wisdom and guidance to be upon all of our government leaders and their families.
Pray for God to direct the preparations of local governments, businesses, churches and non-profits for the 2021 World Track & Field Championships.
Pray for the Lord’s shalom in the preparation, the events and the long term impact.
Pray for God to guide the implementation & leadership selection of the TAC Report (Technical Assistance Collaborative), a comprehensive city/county strategic plan to house the unhoused.

Business
Pray for an increased harmony & synergy between local businesses and the U of O.
Pray for more skilled trade-workers to be sent to our community & for more local trade-training programs.
Pray for local governments to create helpful and supportive policies for the growth of businesses.
Pray for ethical & flourishing wealth development that advances the Lord’s purposes in our community.

Arts
Pray for the Pacific Rim Art Guild, a group of Christ-honoring artists, for new creativity and God’s guidance.
Pray for God-breathed inspiration & skill development to create Jesus-glorifying art in our community.
Pray for the Arts to flourish at Northwest Christian University and New Hope Christian College.
Pray the Arts in public schools: for God’s hand to be upon art teachers’ preparation and student participation.

Family
Pray for those struggling with drug addiction: for God to intervene, that they would be delivered of their dependency and find peace in Jesus, along with stability in jobs and housing.
Pray for foster families to be supported and thrive: for community to come around them and for organizations who serve vulnerable families to be strengthened.
Pray for all people to see the inherent value of unborn babies and for God’s power to rest on families & organizations that serve pregnant mothers.

Health Care
Pray for Health Care Providers (HCPs) to have wisdom and grace to treat children with special needs.
Pray for HCPs to be empowered by God to guide families through “end of life” issues.
Pray for HCPs to have strength, wisdom & compassion to bring God’s healing to people with addiction.
Pray for more physicians to have compassion for the unborn & for strength to practice their convictions.

Police and Fire Departments
Pray for the leadership teams of our First Responder Agencies: God’s guidance, wisdom and blessing. Pray also for stronger & renewed collaboration among agencies.
Pray for the wisdom, peace and safety of those serving in our police and fire departments.
Pray for the families of our First Responders: healthy marriages, peace, God’s blessing upon their children.
Pray for a Mental Health Crisis Center to be established (a necessity according to first responders & civic leaders).
Pray for our local police, sheriff and fire departments to be fully staffed by men & women of noble character.

Media
Pray for Jesus-glorifying stories to be reported through local media outlets.
Pray for God to use local social media posts to inspire and bring hope to those struggling with suicide.
Pray for local news reporters: clear vision, grace to report full stories, blessing and protection.
Pray for truthful, fair and accurate reporting in all areas of local media.

Sports
Pray for God’s blessing on all local fall sports activities for students.
Pray for safety, protection and peace over every public sporting event.
Pray for all young people to be involved in healthy physical activities, sports, and recreation.
Pray for more Christ-honoring sports organizations to be established in our community.

Find answers to prayer on our website: onehopenetwork.org/testimonies.

Community Prayer Guide | August 2019

Each month we receive an updated Community Prayer Guide from One Hope ministry network that helps the church draw near to God and pray for various areas of our city life together. We invite you to take time to join hundreds of people who are praying each month for 10 strategic areas that shape our community's culture.


Community Prayer Guide August 2019

“A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.
By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” John 13:34-35

Church
Pray for Jesus-followers in our community:
“that (we) may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and
high and deep is the love of Christ, and to know this love that surpasses knowledge—that (we) may be
filled to the measure of all the fullness of God.” Ephesians 3:18-19
Pray that God empowers all local Christ followers to love each other & our neighbors the way that Jesus does.
Pray for local pastors and ministry leaders to love one another the way Jesus loves us.

Education
Pray for leadership transitions: for God to place people of strong character with God-given wisdom in
significant roles for the next school year.
Pray for students in unstable homes to have security, care, and purpose during the summer days away from
their school community.
Pray for Project Hope: for the Lord’s love to be experienced by those who serve, the families served and for
joyful, lasting relationships among all involved.
Pray that Project Hope leads to more church & school partnerships.

Government
Pray for the process and selection of the new Springfield City Manager.
Pray for God’s love, wisdom and guidance to be upon all of our government leaders and their families.
Pray for God to direct the preparations of local governments, businesses, churches and non-profits for the
2021 World Track & Field Championships. Pray for the Lord’s shalom in the preparation, the events and the long term impact.
Pray for God to guide the implementation & leadership selection of the TAC Report (Technical Assistance
Collaborative), a comprehensive city/county strategic plan to house the unhoused.

Business
Pray for an increased harmony & synergy between local businesses and the U of O.
Pray for more skilled trade-workers to be sent to our community & for more local trade-training programs.
Pray for local governments to create helpful and supportive policies for the growth of businesses.
Pray for ethical & flourishing wealth development that advances the Lord’s purposes in our community.

Arts
Pray for God-breathed inspiration & skill development to create Jesus-glorifying art in our community.
Pray for the Oregon Christian Writers’ Conference: the Lord’s anointing and continued grace to apply learning.
Pray for the Arts to flourish at Northwest Christian University and New Hope Christian College.
Pray the Arts in public schools: for God’s hand upon art teachers’ preparation and student participation.

Family
Pray for those struggling with drug addiction: for God to intervene, that they would be delivered of their
dependency, and that they would find healing and peace in Jesus.
Pray for foster families to be supported and thrive: for community to come around them and for organizations
who serve vulnerable families to be strengthened.
Pray for all people to see the inherent value of unborn babies and for God’s power to rest on families &
organizations that serve pregnant mothers.

Health Care
Pray for Health Care Providers (HCPs) to have wisdom and grace to treat children with special needs.
Pray for HCPs to be empowered by God to guide families through “end of life” issues.
Pray for HCPs to have strength, wisdom & compassion to bring God’s healing to people with addiction.
Pray for more physicians to have compassion for the unborn & for strength to practice their convictions.

Police and Fire Departments
Pray for the leadership teams of our First Responder Agencies:
God’s guidance, wisdom and blessing. Pray also for stronger & renewed collaboration among agencies.
Pray for the wisdom, peace and safety of those serving in our police and fire departments.
Pray for the families of our First Responders: healthy marriages, peace, God’s blessing upon their children.
Pray for a Mental Health Crisis Center to be established (a necessity according to first responders & civic leaders). Pray for our local police, sheriff and fire departments to be fully staffed by men & women of noble character.

Media
Pray for truthful, fair and accurate reporting in all areas of local media.
Pray for Jesus-glorifying stories to be reported through local media outlets.
Pray for God to use local social media posts to inspire and bring hope to those struggling with suicide.
Pray for local news reporters: clear vision, grace to report full stories, blessing and protection.

Sports
Pray for safety, protection and peace over every public sporting event.
Pray for all young people to be involved in healthy physical activities, sports, and recreation.
Pray for mentors to engage athletes in all levels and types of sports.
Pray for more Christ-honoring sports organizations to be established in our community.

Find answers to prayer on our website: onehopenetwork.org/testimonies.

Community Prayer Guide | July 2019

Each month we receive an updated Community Prayer Guide from One Hope ministry network that helps the church draw near to God and pray for various areas of our city life together. We invite you to take time to join hundreds of people who are praying each month for 10 strategic areas that shape our community's culture.


Community Prayer Guide July 2019

“All the nations you have made will come and worship before you, Lord; they will bring glory to your name. For you are great and do marvelous deeds; you alone are God.”
Psalm 86:9-10

Church
Pray for God’s power and fruitfulness to be on every summer missions outreach sent from our community.
Pray for Christ-honoring youth camps & children’s camps: for the Lord’s power to transform hearts.
Pray for local pastors and ministry leaders to love one another the way Jesus loves us.
Pray for God’s highest purposes for churches that may close soon: revitalization or a new beginning.

Education
Pray for educators to be refreshed spiritually, emotionally, and physically over summer break.
Pray for leadership transitions: for God to place people of strong character with God-given wisdom in significant roles for the next school year.
Pray for students in unstable homes to have security, care, and purpose during the summer days away from their school community.
Pray for churches to utilize summer to prepare and plan for significant school partnerships in the fall.

Family
Pray for children during the summer months: provision for positive activities, food & other needed resources.
Pray for foster families to be supported and thrive: for community to come around them and for organizations
who serve vulnerable families to be strengthened.
Pray for the cycle of divorce to end:
Pray for couples to choose to fight for their marriages and their children's stability and security.
Pray for God to heal and restore broken relationships.
Pray for children affected by divorce to be healed and have healthy relationships.

Government
Pray for God’s wisdom, love and direction to be upon all of our government leaders and their families.
Pray for local city and county governments’ preparation for the 2021 World Track and Field Championships.
Pray for Community Safety: the harmony and increased capacity of our police & fire departments and courts.
Pray for God to lead the implementation of the TAC Report (Technical Assistance Collaborative),
a comprehensive city/county strategic plan to house the unhoused.
Pray for the right person to be selected to lead the TAC Report implementation process.

Business
Thank the Lord for the healthy economic development and low unemployment rate in our community.
Pray for local governments to create helpful and supportive policies for the growth of businesses.
Pray for ethical & flourishing wealth development that advances the Lord’s purposes in our community.
Pray for the Eugene Riverfront Development: for God’s highest plans, and for harmonious collaboration
between government and businesses during the process.

Arts
Pray for God to minister through the Oregon Festival of American Music at the Shedd Institute.
Pray for God’s blessing on all local art classes and art camps for children.
Pray for God’s hand to be on the Roving Park Players and Shakespeare in the Park in August.
Pray for a joining together of all types of Christian artists in order to glorify God and strengthen each other.

Health Care
Pray for God’s wisdom for the leadership of local “health systems:” Hospitals, physician groups, insurance providers and non-profits.
Pray for the Lane County Medical Society to increase collegiality among themselves, to grow in their compassion for the poor & disabled, and to gain a sense of calling in their vocation.
Pray that God empowers health workers, teachers, parents & friends to bring hope, healing & rescue to those dealing with suicidal thoughts.

Police and Fire Departments
Pray for the wisdom, peace and safety of those serving in our police and fire departments.
Pray for the families of our First Responders: healthy marriages, peace, God’s blessing upon their children.
Pray for a Mental Health Crisis Center to be established (a necessity according to first responders & civic leaders). Pray for our local police, sheriff and fire departments to be fully staffed by men & women of noble character.
Pray for more people to be hired for dispatch in all local agencies.

Media
Pray for local news reporters: clear vision, grace to report full stories, blessing and protection.
Pray for Jesus-glorifying stories to be reported through local media outlets.
Pray for God to use local social media posts to inspire and bring hope to those struggling with suicide.
Pray for truthful, fair and accurate reporting in all areas of local media.

Sports
Pray for the Lord’s blessing and protection on all summer sporting camps.
Pray for safety, protection and peace over every public sporting event.
Pray for all young people to be involved in healthy physical activities, sports, and recreation.
Pray for mentors to engage athletes in all levels and types of sports.
Pray for more-Christ honoring sports organizations to be established in our community.

Find answers to prayer on our website: onehopenetwork.org/testimonies.

Community Prayer Guide | June 2019

Each month we receive an updated Community Prayer Guide from One Hope ministry network that helps the church draw near to God and pray for various areas of our city life together. We invite you to take time to join hundreds of people who are praying each month for 10 strategic areas that shape our community's culture.


Community Prayer Guide June 2019

“If you remain in me and my words remain in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you. This is to my Father’s glory, that you bear much fruit, showing yourselves to be my disciples.”
John 15:7-8

Church
Pray for pastors and Christ-following leaders to guard their hearts and cultivate purity, wholeness & renewal.
Pray for the Lord’s power to accompany all Gospel presentations and Bible teaching in our community.
Pray for local Christ-followers to be deeply rooted in God’s truth/love and demonstrate God’s truth/love.
Pray for churches to be equipped to function as healing communities for those struggling with mental illness.

Education
Pray for wisdom at district and individual school levels to use recent approved-funding to fully benefit
students’ education needs, especially by decreasing class sizes.
Pray that churches provide mentors, Safe Families, and reading support through their school partnerships.
Pray for transitions within college ministries over the summer: for God bring in the right leaders for this
season, and for LCC to have a visible Christian ministry by fall 2020.
Pray for ECCO, 4J’s Alternative High, to have a strong, effective start under new leadership and in their new location in the fall of 2019.

Government
Pray for Community Safety: the harmony and increased capacity of our police, fire department & courts.
Pray for God to lead the implementation of the TAC Report (Technical Assistance Collaborative), a comprehensive city/county strategic plan to house the unhoused.
Pray for the right person to be selected to lead the TAC Report implementation process.
Pray for community harmony, support and funding for the new county courthouse development.
Pray for God’s wisdom, love and direction to be upon all of our government leaders and their families.

Business
Pray for local government to create helpful and supportive policies for the growth of businesses.
Pray for ethical & flourishing wealth development that advances the Lord’s purposes in our community.
Pray for wise, truthful and noble businesses practices to flourish in our community.
Pray for God’s highest and best plans for the Eugene riverfront development;
Pray also for harmonious collaboration between government and businesses during the process.

Family
Pray for the cycle of divorce to end:
Pray for couples to choose to fight for their marriages and their children's stability and security.
Pray for God to heal and restore broken relationships.
Pray for children affected by divorce to be healed and have healthy relationships.
Pray for foster families to be supported and thrive: for community to come around them and for organizations who serve vulnerable families to be strengthened.
Pray for fathers to take their valuable, God-given servant-leadership role at home and in the Church.

Arts
Pray for God to direct the Cottage Theater in their production choices and for God’s hand upon them.
Pray for God’s presence to minister to DHS staff as the PAC Rim Art Guild displays 35 paintings in DHS offices.
Pray for Christian writers to be inspired, follow through & create clear positive messages that are published.
Ask for God’s blessing on this year’s Oregon Bach Festival and Art in the Vineyard events in Eugene.

Health Care
Pray for the new Oregon Health Plan administrators: God’s direction and wisdom.
Pray for partnerships between the church & medical community to cultivate truth in teaching moral issues.
Pray for Health Care Providers to have wisdom & strength to oversee effective treatments for addictions.
Pray for HCPs to speak truth & develop systems to lead those struggling with gender dysphoria into wholeness.
Pray that God empowers health workers, teachers, parents & friends to bring hope, healing & rescue to those dealing with suicidal thoughts.

Police and Fire Departments
Pray for the wisdom, peace and safety of those serving in our police and fire departments.
Pray for God to empower local law enforcement to rescue those trapped in sex trafficking.
Pray for a Mental Health Crisis Center to be established (a necessity according to first responders & civic leaders). Pray for our local police, sheriff and fire departments to be fully staffed by men & women of noble character.
Pray for peace and safety over local Summer events: Oregon Country Fair, Garth Brooks at Autzen & others.

Media
Pray for God to use local social media posts to be inspiring & hope-filled to those struggling with suicide.
Pray for God’s hand and direction upon all local radio stations.
Pray for truthful, fair and accurate reporting in all areas of local media.
Pray for local media leaders to have God’s vision and wisdom to lead our local media organizations.

Sports
Pray for the Lord’s blessing on all summer sporting camps.
Pray for God to guide local churches in preparation for the 2021 World Track and Field Championships.
Pray for safety, protection and peace over every public sporting event.
Pray for better training for youth coaches, and for more quality coaches to serve long-term.

Find answers to prayer on our website: onehopenetwork.org/testimonies.