This calendar lists prayer gatherings in time sequence under these categories:
- Pray for the Nations
- Pray for Australia
- Pray for Melbourne
- Prayer Gatherings in Regional Victoria
- Prayer Gatherings in Other Australian States & Territories.
Pray for the Nations
Pray for your neighbourhood, region & nation – and pray for the nations. Register your prayer gatherings; find local Christians to stand with; and join local prayer gatherings at www.PrayfortheNations.com
Pray for the Commonwealth Nations 2017 – April 2018
Join other nations to pray for one of the 70 Commonwealth nations who will come to Australia for the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast 4-15 April 2018. The prayer began in March 2017 to accompany the Queen’s Baton which is being carried to different nations. See the nations that need your prayer and how to register. We are praying in a teleconference each Friday for the nations. To join this contact: Rudi Bam email@example.com.
Pray for Australia
Prayer for Schools
It is vital that we support prayer for schools – especially while the (Un) Safe School Policy continues.
- You’re teach our children WHAT? For parents who want to know more about Safe Schools Coalition.
- Steven Bergen’s Report on how two Safe Schools became unsafe for their daughters.
Raise the Cross Haasts Bluff, NT- An Indigenous Call
Help Raise the Cross in the centre of Australia as recognition that Jesus died for all our sins and has been raised to life – and is life to all who believe. John 12:32 “And I, when I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all people to myself.”
Indigenous elders separately received visions of a huge cross in the heart of Australia.
Ken Duncan, photographer, and many others have come alongside to help them implement this vision. They have walked through opposition, but are on track to erect an enormous cross on Memory Mountain to the glory of God outside of Haasts Bluff, NT. Ongoing Prayer and Support: Pray for this project and support this financially.
See the website: walkawhile.org.au
12 National Events in OCTOBER:
- commemorating 100th Anniversary of the ANZAC Beersheba Charge
- prayer for Australian marriage
- ‘Shift the Nation’ – includes 12+ events in cities across Australia
1.1 1st-31st October Online Zoom Prayer Meetings 7am 1pm 8pm each day for the Marriage Vote. Details below
1.2 1st-31st October: Month of Prayer & Fasting for Marriage & Family. Register here to receive the daily prayer guide during October. Details below.
2. 1st October Opening of Great Southland House of Prayer on Mt Carmel in Israel. Pray for our new HoP – which represents our region. Contact: Glenn & Coralie Rowbotham: from Dalesford House of Prayer in Victoria. firstname.lastname@example.org
3. 6pm Sunday 9 October – 10pm Thursday 12 October
HEARTS MELTED AS ONE
3 Days and 3 Nights of Spirit Led Worship Bible Reading Marathon Sitting at Jesus Feet Commissioning and Holy Spirit Encounters.
Venue: Tjunga Ballroom Ayres Rock Resort Yulara Central Australia.
For more info: www.generationfire.com.au/melted-hearts-as-one/
4. 13 October – Saturday 4 Nov The Great South Land Unity Ride: Pilliga to Canberra carrying the flags of the nations.
To commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Beersheba Cavalry Charge by ANZAC Australians on 31 October 1917 – Bill Towns ( www.40stories.com.au) is inviting us to join him on a 600km ride!
This is an Indigenous Australian Initiative for All Australians:
You can join even for one kilometre, on skateboard, 4WD etc!
You can be in Canberra to meet them at 11am on 4 November at the Epic Stadium. There will be ceremony, picnics and music until 9pm.
Pray for Bill & all as they carry the Breakthrough Anointing to Canberra – to our government! Ride with him! Welcome them when they arrive in Canberra on 3rd Nov and spend the 4th Nov together in thanksgiving and celebration!
See background information on the significance of this Breakthrough Ride.
Contact Bill Towns: via Facebook The Great South Land Unity Ride. email@example.com 0458 477 773 www.unityride2017.net
5. Saturday 14 October National Alliance Christian Leaders (NACL) Annual Dinner Canberra House of Prayer. Request information: firstname.lastname@example.org
6. Sunday- Monday 15-16 October Australian National Prayer Breakfast, Canberra. Website https://nationalprayerbreakfast.org/
7. Monday 16 October God Revolution.
15 part video series to kick-start a God Revolution in your area through seeing many
people come to faith in Jesus. Register for this 15 part videos series at www.godrevolution.com.au
8. Tuesday 31 October 2017 100th anniversary of the WWI Lighthouse Charge at Beersheba to commemorate the Breakthrough Anointing that enabled our young nation of Australia to help return Israel return to their own land. Learn how you can exercise the Breakthrough Anointing to help Israel and the ends of the earth recognise their Messiah. 3,000 Australians are expected in Jerusalem at this time! YOU can join Two Musters in Australia – in your area and in Canberra.
9. Tuesday 31 October 2017 500th Anniversary of the Reformation
10. 29th – 31st October Worship Watch in Victoria (Beersheba 100th Anniversary)
In various locations of the historical ‘Site 17’, Seymour and surrounds, Victoria
(Site 17 incorporates the many historic places of significance associated with the Lighthorse and other military Divisions, from the late 1800’s. The present day Puckapunyal Training Base, still known as Lighthorse, is situated 10ks out of the township.)
We invite you to join with us in these 3 days of Worship, Prayer, Ministry and fellowship, as we focus on local, national and international points of need. Sunday 29th 10 am – Seymour Baptist, Central Christian and Reachout Churches are holding a combined service, with a focus on the Beersheba Anniversary and its significance, at the Seymour Baptist Church. Those attending are invited to share lunch together in the church and grounds, with tea and coffee provided. 1.00pm – 4.00pm Worship & Prayer (Singing interspersed with quieter instrumental moments for individual prayer) Monday 30th and Tuesday 31st These two days will be for informal gatherings of worshippers/prayers who would like to continue in the worship watch in the township, Lighthorse Park, and other places of interest, until the final hour before sunset on the 31st, when we will gather together on Anzac Hill at the Lighthorse Park for a time of praise and thanksgiving.
Further information/expressions of interest: www.seymourbaptist.com.au email@example.com
Accommodation, services, history etc.: www.seymourvictoria.com.au www.lighthorsepark.org.au
11. 4.30pm 31st October Release the Breakthrough Anointing Everywhere!
Gather your church and local community at the WWI memorials in your suburb or town at 4.30pm Eastern Standard Time on 31st October 2017 to shout, “Coo-ee” on the 100th Anniversary of the Beer Sheva charge. They will be proclaiming “Coo-ee” in Beer Sheva at the same time!
We are Aussies and we carry God’s Breakthrough Anointing! Let’s arise in united spiritual formation in 2017 to proclaim breakthrough for Israel, Australia and the nations! Let’s fulfil our destiny in carrying the kingdom – revival & transformation to the ends of the earth! See background information.
Let your “Cooee” pierce the spiritual atmosphere like a trumpet – like the Shofar! Call the lost home to their Father! Call Israel to recognise their Messiah! Australia has a role in Israel’s physical and spiritual breakthrough. (Isaiah 39:237-29) The waters released from Abraham’s well at Beer Sheva will bless the earth. (Genesis 26:3-5, 23-33)
12. 31 Oct – 11 Nov ‘Shift the Nation’
Awaken the Worshippers, Raise-Up the Warriors, Release the Reformers to shift Australia back to the Government of God!
12 Day Worship Watch in 12 strategic locations around the nation to shift the nation back to the government of God. See Website for 12 nights in 12 locations around Australia.
The Lord encouraged us to ‘Take these 12 days and make a ‘governmental shift’ over Australia, enthroning Jesus as Lord in our nation!’
Contact: Cheryl Lindley firstname.lastname@example.org
Details: Pray for Australian Marriage Plebescite
Join the body of Christ to pray that Australia will protect marriage & family
1st-31st October Online Zoom Prayer Meetings
3 Times Available Daily Over 31 Days
7:00 am – 8:00 am (Eastern Standard Summer Time)
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm (Eastern Standard Summer Time)
8:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Eastern Standard Summer Time)
Simply join these online prayer meetings
through ZOOM online conferencing.
Access details will be sent when you register.
Register at www.prayercall.com.au
Let us also pray the love and peace of our loving, righteous, sovereign God
Partners in Prayer & Evangelism
National Day of Prayer & Fasting
40 Day Prayer Relay
Details: Month of Prayer & Fasting for Marriage & Family
Register here to receive the daily prayer guide during October.
Support was given for a call by the Australian Catholic Church for a month of ‘Prayer and Fasting for Marriage and Families’ through the month of October 2017. This was affirmed by a gathering of Christian leaders from all over Australia on 15 August 2017.
James Condon, a Commissioner with the Salvation Army and the head of Strategic Church Relations for the National Day of Prayer & Fasting said, “Support for this historic initiative by the Catholic Church is gathering momentum. Denominational leaders we are talking to are very excited about this wonderful proposal. The team at the National Day of Prayer & Fasting call for denominational leaders, prayer leaders, church networks, individual Christian churches and Christian organisations across the nation to get behind this important call for prayer.”
Condon continued, “Key Aboriginal Christian leaders are also supporting this call for prayer and fasting to protect marriage from redefinition. In fact, three Indigenous leaders will feature in the digital devotions that will be released on a daily basis.
Marriage between a man and a woman is sacred in Indigenous culture. For more information regarding Indigenous perspective on the sacredness of marriage go to: www.ulurubarkpetition.com
Ps Peter Walker, an Indigenous leader from the Uluru Bark Petition said, “I congratulate the Catholic Church, together with all these many leaders, for showing leadership and taking the initiative to launch a call for a month of Prayer and Fasting for Marriage and Families. In our culture, which has continued for thousands of years, marriage and family are paramount. Marriage is between one man and one woman. The Bible is also clear on this important issue. Jesus said, ‘For this reason a man shall leave his mother and father and the two shall become one flesh’. It is wonderful that the Catholic Church is calling us back to the words of Jesus.”
Warwick Marsh, spokesman for the Canberra Declaration and a coordinator of the National Day of Prayer & Fasting said, “For this period of prayer and fasting we ask that you only fast as you are able. Some might choose a vegetarian ‘Daniel Fast’, others might choose to miss a meal a day, or fast certain days of the week. Whether you choose to do a full fast or a partial fast, the important thing is to do something. See this YouTube where I share tips for prayer and fasting. To inspire you in your prayers the team at the Canberra Declaration, in collaboration with Christian leaders from all over Australia, will provide a daily email devotion. The National Day of Prayer & Fasting is also going to help get the word out.”
Marsh continued, “This daily digital inspiration is intended to help Christians understand the joy of the divine plan for marriage and human sexuality. We will celebrate God’s plan, but also mourn our failures to uphold this plan believing honesty is always the best policy. Our hope is that the daily digital devotions will mobilise Christians to pray and act in a God-honouring way in the current debate around the redefinition of marriage in the lead up to the closing of the Postal Plebiscite on 7 November 2017. The daily digital devotions will offer a Scripture, a story, and a prayer each day with an appropriate photo and video link. To encourage people to sign up for the daily devotional we are offering access to free download copies of an e-book by John Piper called “A Hunger for God: Desiring God Through Fasting and Prayer,” plus two other publications “31 Days to a Better Marriage” and “21 Reasons Why Marriage Matters.” To get the free daily devotional delivered to your inbox throughout the month of October click here.”
David Rowsome, prayer coordinator and co-writer for the Canberra Declaration said, “As believers we must approach these issues with great humility as marriage has been greatly damaged under our watch. The Sexual Revolution of the 1960s was the beginning of the major attacks on marriage. The introduction of no-fault divorce in 1975 and the epidemic of pornography has further tarnished the beauty of the sexual relationship between a man and a woman in holy matrimony. During this period of praying and fasting, we will be asking Christian Leaders from all denominations to write the daily devotions. They will explore how we have failed to live by God’s plan for marriage, and show through Scripture, the beauty of God’s plan for marriage. We will also ask those leaders to share the pain and damage that this brings to our children and our extended families when we neglect God’s plan for marriage as found in Genesis. Each leader will prepare prayers of thanks, supplication and/or prayers of repentance as they feel led for the daily devotions.”
Rowsome continued, ‘Collectively we as nation must ask God for forgiveness for our failure and truly repent. At the same time, we need to pray for God’s grace to be shown to marriages and families in distress. The Good News is that we all gain great hope from the scriptural promise found in 2 Chronicles 7:14, “If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land.”
For more please information contact:
James Condon 0478 301 468 David Rowsome 0438 967 116
Ps Peter Walker 0472 512 040 Warwick Marsh 0418 225 212
Publicity Material: PDF accessible at the following link:
JPG accessible at the following link:
Our PIPES Homepage has media articles, relevant links and related actions under a heading: God Bless the Press: Responses to Recent Australian Media Reports on Marriage and Family
Marriage Declaration prepared by Indigenous Elder Ps Brian Lampton and confirmed by Indigenous leaders from all across Australia on 21 August 2017: For more Information 0409 781 088
We / I declare according to the laws of God’s Word as it is written in Genesis 2:24 about marriage: “That is why a man leaves his father and mother and is united to his wife, and they become one flesh.”
Marriage is the sacred God ordained union between a man and a woman which expresses the righteous union between Jesus Christ the Bridegroom and His Bride the Church of Jesus Christ.
Marriage as it is written in Ephesians 5:32 “Is a profound mystery—but I am talking about Christ and the church”.
We declare marriage is holy… We declare all these things found in the Holy Scriptures according to the word of God in Jesus Name. Other Scriptures for Reference: Matthew 19:4-6, Mark 11;6-9, Corinthians 6:9-10, Romans 1:26-27, Leviticus 20:13, Genesis 19, Jude 1:7, Timothy 1:8-10, Galatians 3:13, Romans 8:3, John 3:16, Revelation 19:7, Ephesians 5:25-32,
Participate in united prayer, fasting and humbly gracious action to pour out love for all.
Pray that the schemes of the enemy will be revealed and people’s eyes open to the Truth, Way and Life available to all by Jesus – that the earth may be filled with the knowledge of the glory of God.
- Coalition for Marriage: www.coalitionformarriage.com.au
- Australian Christian Lobby http://www.acl.org.au/
- Marriage Sunday 10 September 2017 during Marriage Week 10-16 September 2017 www.MarriageWeek.org.au
- Australian Catholic Marriage & Family Council – call all to Pray & Fast for Families in October 2017
- Call to Prayer 12 September by Wayne Alcorn, Australians Christian Churches
National Events in early 2018:
- Sunday 4 Feb 2018 National Christian Heritage Sunday
- Saturday 10 February National Day of Prayer & Fasting
- Wed 14 February- Sunday 25 March 40 Day Prayer Relay
- 4-15 April 2018 Pray for the Nations through 2017 until Commonwealth Games on Gold Coast 2018 . See how to adopt one of the 70 nations and join global tele-prayer times: http://partnersinprayer.org.au/pray-for-the-nations-commonwealth-games-gold-coast/
Pray for Melbourne: Events
See Melbourne’s 31 Day Local City Prayer Roster Enter the roster into your calendar and pray each day for one local city of Melbourne.
5-7 October IMPACT Conference
Bethany International – how has led prayer for our city for about 20 years hosts international and national guests – who have come to Impact Melbourne. Thurs pm – Saturday night. 5 streams to equip you and children during the school holidays. www.impactconferencemelbourne.com
15-21 October Fatherheart Ministries School Retreat
6 day “retreat” in north of Melbourne – Sun 15th Oct PM to lunch Sat 21st Oct 2017 Also in Canberra Sunday 21st Jan – Sat 27th Jan 2018.
Details: https://fatherheartaustralia.wordpress.com/ & http://www.fatherheart.net/
Contact: Marg Auty E: email@example.com M: (+61) 040 858 9321
16-20 October The Gospel Banquet
Mission: We are believing for an awakening to take place in the body of Christ, so that Jesus gets what He paid for in full. The Gospel Banquet is a gathering of leaders from across the Church of Melbourne for a discipleship school intensive on the Gospel of Jesus, feasting on the Word of God and digging deep into revelation of the new creation through the new covenant. Over the five days we will be together hearing messages, eating meals as a family and asking and answering the tough questions as we do life on life together.
To see the leadership of the Church in Melbourne walk in the revelation of the power of the Gospel and in righteousness.
To empower pastors and leaders to bring a fresh awakening of the good news of Jesus to their spheres of influence.
The heart of the Gospel Banquet is for every person to comprehend their design for divine union with Christ, in order to walk in full intimacy with God. We believe that the Bride is to be awakened to her glorious state so she can walk in freedom, power and love, as Jesus has called and enabled her.
We are excited about what God is doing in our own lives and others around the nation and we really desire to unify to see disciples made and cities transformed for His glory. We encourage you to pray and really consider coming along for these five days to be awakened to what Jesus has already paid for.
The Gospel Banquet with Jahleel Shelling Venue: Kangaroo Grounds Show Map
Friday 20 October 2017 Melbourne Prayer Breakfast
6.45am – 9am, Expo 9am-10am
Venue: Crown Palladium Ballroom 8 Whiteman St Southbank
Speaker: Josh Wilkins, CEO One Voice, Artist: Imogen Spendlove, Host: Lucy Holmes
Saturday 2-7pm 28 October REDISCOVER: United Prayer for Melbourne
Combined church event in Federation Square & St Paul’s Cathedral. Details at Church Unite website.
Rediscover is a gathering of the Church in Melbourne in partnership with
- final journey of the Jubilee Cross. Follow the progress of the Jubilee Cross around Victoria during 2017 www.ccr.org.au/jubileecross
- Church Unite
- Justice Conference
- All Nations gathering in Margaret Court Arena on 28 October.
Regular Prayer in Melbourne
Register your prayer groups at: www.PrayforMelbourne.com.au
These are some houses of prayer that have registered with PIPES – sequenced by Day of Week:
Melbourne House of Prayer at YWAM
When: Monday, Wednesday and Friday nights 7-9pm
Venue: Ywam Campus 1 Kent Rd Surrey hills (Big red brick building)
Enter from Middlesex Rd 🙂
Contact: Roxie Musgrave firstname.lastname@example.org 0421749155
Facebook page link: https://www.facebook.com/ywamprayermelb/
Victorian Indigenous Prayer Network
When: 1st Wednesday of month, 7.30-8.30pm
Where: 17 Daniel St Burwood Vic 3125 (map) Anne Green
Description: Pray with Indigenous Christian leaders – for them; their families and ministries
Contact: Anne Green email@example.com 0437127366
Time with God
When: Wednesdays 7.30 pm
Venue: Williamstown Baptist Church, 55 Park Crs, Williamstown North
Contact: Pastors Malcolm & Diana Dow Ph/Fax: (03) 9397 2430
CBD Pastor’s Prayer Fellowship
When: Fortnightly on a Thursday from 10am-noon.
Description: Open Regular Prayer Meetings in Melbourne – CBD
Venue: Cross Culture Church, Price Hall, 191 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne
Contact: Ps Victor Soo firstname.lastname@example.org 0412456500
United Inner Sanctuary Worship Meeting
When: Last Saturday every month Fellowship tea from 6.30pm. United regional Spirit led worship meeting 7:30pm – 9:00pm
Where: Brighton Church of Christ, Cnr. Male & Wilson Streets, Brighton.52 Male St Brighton (map)
Description: “O Lord, I love the habitation of Thy House, and the place where Thy Glory dwells.” Ps. 26:8.
Contact: Judy Macleod, email@example.com
House of Prayer Eltham
Eltham Baptist Church H.O.P.E. House of Prayer Eltham – meeting weekly based loosely on the Ffald-y-Brenin and the IHOP principles. We focus on worship-based, Spirit-led prayer and blessing for our local community and beyond, while acknowledging we are very much learners in this area!
Contact: Karen Roberts 0466114634 firstname.lastname@example.org
House of Prayer Daylesford
Daylesford Community Church 16a Camp St Dalesford Australia
Contact: Glenn Rowbotham email@example.com 0408 033 48
- Tabernacle of David, Bendigo
When: Last Saturday of the month 1.00 pm – 5 pm
Where: High St Christian Church (opposite Safeway in Golden Square) 237 High Street, Golden Square, Bendigo VIC 3555 (map)
House of Prayer Inverloch
Home -based on Ffald y Brenin. We meet most weeks for soaking, and often pray for and speak blessings over our neighbours, other contacts and community. We often share Communion and also pray for our own needs too. We also prayer walk the streets at times.
Contact: Imants and Wilma Zegelis 0412 652 454 firstname.lastname@example.org
KEY CONTACTS AND HOUSES OF PRAYER IN OTHER STATES AND TERRITORIES
AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY
See Events listed at: www.connectingchristians.com.au
- Canberra House of Prayer
Resources: www.prayerworx.org.au Check out the “Prayers Link” on the top bar. PrayerWorxApp button can be found on the bottom of the Home page to download free Audio Prayers onto their I-Phone. Podcasts.
- Hope Australia
When: First Friday of month, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
Where: Canberra House of Prayer, 28 Guilfoyle St, Yarralumla ACT 2600 (map)
Description: Join Hope Australia’s monthly gathering on first Fridays at the Canberra House of Prayer. Other Australians can participate by webinar from 8-9pm www.hopeaust.org
NEW SOUTH WALES
- Sydney House of Prayer www.sydhop.org
Contact: Steve Hwang 0424 181 007
- Sydney Meroo HoP Contact: Dove email@example.com
- Generation Fire Inc. Contact: Donny McGregor firstname.lastname@example.org Ph: 0247026216 www.generationfire.com.au
Community prayer meeting
When: Wednesdays 6:30am – 8:00am
Where: Richmond Street Community Church, 92 Richmond Street Maryborough QLD 4650 (map)
Description: Open Regular Prayer Meetings Come when you can. Leave when you need.
Contact: email@example.com 0447412821
HOP in Wellington Point ( Redlands, East Brisbane).
A small group of us me meet and pray for about 3 hours monthly while about 10 people pray for us. We do prayer in between meetings by requests, emails, etc. We receive requests for prayer from quite a few overseas places as well as our local churches and areas.
Contact: Jeanette Grant-Thomson firstname.lastname@example.org
For updated information contact: WIN: Westralian Intercessors Network. Robin Walker email@example.com
Candace Lahr HOPE WA firstname.lastname@example.org
Revival S.A. Citywide Gathering, Adelaide
When: First Saturday each month (except January)10:00am – 12:30pm
Where: Adelaide Christian Centre, 27 Sturt Street, Adelaide. (map)
Description: Come and join us as we enter into the presence of God. We welcome those who have a passion to see revival in all areas of society: church, family, marketplace education, media, arts and government. We believe it is the right season for us as the Body of Christ in Adelaide and South Australia to rise up in one accord and proclaim the Kingdom of God. School-aged children are welcome to attend with you as we believe they also carry the fire of God. These meetings are held on the first Saturday of each month (except January) 10.00.am. – 12.30.pm Coordinated by Australian House of Prayer for All Nations. Venue: 27 Sturt Street, Adelaide. Contact: 8370 1256. Email: email@example.com
Prayer Coordinator for Tassie: Dr Sandy Hart, Door of Hope Contact Information: PO Box 3036, Launceston, Tasmania, 7250, Telephone: 0409 907 282 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We honour what God is doing in stirring revival in remote Aboriginal communities near Katherine.
Let us know what God is doing in your area. Contact: email@example.com