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Day of Prayer and Fasting


Together in Spirit

Acts 14:23 - And when they had ordained them elders in every church and had prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord, on whom they believed.

Acts 13:3 - Then after fasting and praying they laid their hands on them and sent them off.

Fri., October 1, 2021, 6 am - 5 pm via  Zoom

All are invited to join anytime during the day to pray for the Conference's three Task Forces and the Ordination and Commissioning Class of 2021.

Prayer leaders will be hourly (see list below).

Several churches will be open for prayer (see list below).

When we pray, we join an ongoing conversation that began with the Divine Word who spoke all things into existence and continues to breathe re-creation and transformation into our lives. When we fast, we pray in solidarity with the hungry and our attention is focused on the One who wills that all those who hunger should be fed, who has provided in abundance; and we sharpen our appetite for the things of heaven.

Prayer Leaders:

6a - Jarrod Severing, ARTF
7a - G. Morris Jarkloh, Discipleship IDS Resource Team
8a - Karen Bonnell, DTF
9a - Seamus Enright, DTF
10a - Jeremiah Thompson, ARTF
11a - Matthew Krings, ARTF
12a -  Scort Christy, Lake North
1p -  Rich Rubietta, Conference Circuit Rider
2p - Jeremiah Lee, ARTF
3p -  Audrea Nanabray
4p - Sharon Rice

Churches Open for Prayer:

Lake North

Brittany Isaac, District Superintendent

Church: First: Arlington Heights

Address: 1903 E. Euclid Ave., Arlington Heights

Pastor: Rev. Melissa Earley

Hours: 9:30-11:30a

Lake South

Jacques Conway, District Superintendent

Church: St. Mark

Address: 8441 S. St. Lawrence Ave., Chicago

Pastor: Rev. P. Devon Brown

Hours: 11a-1p

Prairie Central

Rev. Jeffry Bross, District Superintendent

Church: First UMC: Elgin

Address: 216 E. Highland Ave. Elgin, IL

Pastor: Rev. Felicia LaBoy

Hours: 3-5p

Prairie North

Fabiola Grandon-Mayer, District Superintendent

Church: Rockford: Grace

Address: 3555 McFarland Rd., Rockford

Pastor: Rev. Pam Rossmiller

Hours: 7:30-9:30a

Prairie South

Rev. Brian Gilbert, District Superintendent

Church: Paw Paw (Lee County)

Address: 370 Wiley Ave., Paw Paw, IL

Pastor: Rev. Dana Cox

Hours: 8a-10a

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