DAY 18

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“Truly, truly, I say to you, he who believes in Me, the works that I do, he will do also; and greater works than these he will do…”

John 14:12 (NASB)

40 Days of Prayer Packets Available!

40 Days of Prayer Journals and Packets are available at the Administration Office from 9:00am to 4:00pm, Monday 10/26 – Friday 10/30. Redemption vouchers NOT required to pick up a journal. Please bring your redemption voucher to pick up a packet.

 

What to expect during
40 Days of Prayer

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Hello Family,

We are about to embark on a prayer journey as a church. We’re anticipating God to use this time to move in and through each and every one of us in a huge way. We want to answer some of your questions about 40 Days of Prayer.

 


Why are we doing 40 days of Prayer?

As a church we traditionally dedicate the first few weeks of the new year to a time of prayer and fasting. During this pivotal time in our history, we feel God is calling us to cover our nation, the elections, our church, our families, our relationships, and so much more, in prayer. We also believe it is important, now more than ever, to be connected to one another.

 


Why 40 days?

There is significance to 40 days in the Bible. In Exodus 34:28 we read that Moses was on the mountain with the Lord for forty days and forty nights and then the Lord wrote the Ten Commandments on the stone tablets. Matthew 4:1-2 tells of how Jesus was led into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil for forty days and forty nights which launched Jesus into ministry. Matthew 4:17 says, from then on Jesus began to preach. We can see from the Bible, something decisive occurred because Moses and Jesus pressed in for 40 Days. As a church, we too anticipate that God will be faithful in seeing us through our 40 Days of Prayer and then launch each one of us into a new season of break-through, of forgiveness, of healing and of a closer relationship with Jesus.

 


Who is participating?

The entire church is invited to participate in 40 Days of Prayer. All ministries at Water of Life are jumping in! From EK Kids ministry through Young Adults to Small Groups and Bible Studies; we’re all in!

 


Why Should I join a Small Group?

At Water of Life, we believe life transformation happens in the context of relationships. We were not meant to live life or pursue our faith alone. According to Matthew 4:18 – 22, the first thing Jesus did when He started His ministry was to launch a small group (He called them His disciples). We think that’s a good example to follow. We encourage you, during 40 Days of Prayer, to spend 5 weeks in a Small Group. Some groups are meeting temporarily online while others have chosen to meet in backyards or other outdoor spaces. You can find and join a small group today. Click here for a list of available Small Groups.

 


Can I host my own Small Group?

Yes! Hosting a Small Group is easy. The only thing required to be a host is:
H – Heart for God
O – Openness to grow
S – Serve faithfully as a Host for 5 weeks
T – Turn on the video

 

We provide you with the resources and videos from Pastor Dan that you will share with your Small Group each week along with support from other Small Group Leaders and staff. You can gather a group of friends, family, neighbors or we’ll gather them for you! Let us know today if you would host a Small Group.

 


What’s included in 40 Days of Prayer?

We’re so excited to begin distributing the 40 Days of Prayer materials that will include a Prayer Guide, memory verse scripture cards and some other fun items to get you started. There are no fees for these materials. The Prayer Guide will be your resource to navigate through 40 Days of Prayer.

 

In the Prayer Guide you will find:

 

  • Fill in sermon notes you can use during the weekend messages with Pastor Dan. Bring the guide with you to church every week, beginning October 10th/11th
  • Each day provides a verse to focus on and prompts to help you reflect and journal
  • Resources on Prayer and Fasting
  • A help section for Small Group Hosts

 

View the digital version of the 40 Days of Prayer Guide here.

 


How do I get my 40 Days of Prayer Materials?

You can pick up your 40 Days of Prayer materials after services on Saturday night during our 5:00pm & 7:00pm services or on Sunday night after the 5:00pm service. If you are not able to come to the church to pick up your materials, we will have materials available at the Administration office during the week beginning October 5th from 9:00am – 4:00pm, while supplies last. The Administration office is located at 14418 Miller Ave, Ste K, Fontana. Please check wol40days.com before heading to the Administration office to confirm availability of materials.

 


Are there any additional resources available during 40 Days of Prayer?

Below is a list of additional resources available during the 40 Days of Prayer, which can also be found on our website wol40days.com.

 


Morning Prayer Meetings

Beginning October 12th, Water of Life will host prayer meetings in the Worship Center Monday – Friday from 5:30am – 6:30am. We will take this time to worship and lift up topics of prayer as well as pray for each other. We are working to arrange online prayer meetings. We will keep you informed as new information becomes available.

 


Evening Prayer Meetings

Beginning Thursday, October 15th, we will host a prayer meeting every Tuesday and Thursday evening from 6:30pm – 7:30pm.

 

On October 16th and November 13th we will be hosting Evenings of Prayer & Worship from 7:00pm – 10:00pm in the Worship Center. These will be streamed live for those of you who are not able to attend in person.

 


24/7 Prayer

Another way to get involved in prayer is by signing up for our 24/7 prayer clock. This is a place for us to commit to praying around the clock during 40 Days of Prayer. Sign up for a time slot and spend time in prayer.

 


Devotional Sign up

Pastor Dan will be sharing video devotionals Monday – Friday during 40 Days of Prayer. You can sign up to receive the videos emailed to you during the week here.

 


Follow us on Social Media

You can stay up to date with scriptures, devotionals and encouragement by following us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

 

Please note: For any in person meetings, you will need to wear a mask and we will be practicing social distancing.

PASTOR DAN’S
DAILY DEVOTIONALS

Sign-up to receive Pastor Dan’s devotional videos through email.

PRAYER
GUIDE

This is primarily a small Group program.

Please make every effort to get into a Small Group.

You can do so by visiting wolgroups.com and click on JOIN A GROUP.

Find a group that will work for you!

MORNING
PRAYER MEETINGS

Beginning Monday, October 12th

Monday-Friday

5:30am – 6:30am

Worship Center

Monday’s Only

5:30am – 6:30am

EVENING
PRAYER MEETINGS

October 15th – November 20th

Tuesdays & Thursdays

6:30pm – 7:30pm

Worship Center

EVENING OF
PRAYER & WORSHIP

November 13th

7:00pm – 10:00pm in the Worship Center

*Childcare available, click here for more details

**Special Kids Prayer & Worship for Kinder – 4th Grade in the MPV

24/7 Prayer Clock

Another way to get involved in prayer is by signing up for our 24/7 prayer clock. This is a place for us to commit to praying around the clock during 40 Days of Prayer. Sign up for a time slot and spend time in prayer.

Prayer points will be provided soon!

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