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Pray for 40 Days for Brookwood

Pray for 40 Days for Brookwood

Will you pray for Brookwood Community Church as we head into our capital campaign? Join us for 40 Days of Prayer starting Tuesday, October 10. Prayer is the lifeblood of our “It’s Time” capital campaign. We believe God has said to us that “It’s Time” to move toward a future home.

Daily prayer requests will be delivered via text message or are available below.

We’re praying that God will make our hearts ready to obey him. Also, we’re asking God to provide the resources we need and make his will abundantly clear. Finally, we are praying that God will use us to make many more followers of his Son, Jesus. Will you join us?

To register to receive a daily text message, click here and complete the “opt-in” form. Registration is required.

Week 1: October 10-16, Prepare Our Hearts

Tuesday, October 10Pray that our hearts will be steadfast in trusting God as we give generously of our time, talent and treasures (Psalm 112:5-9)

Wednesday, October 11Pray that our hearts and the hearts of our church family are humbled and that we completely trust in God (Psalm 27:8)

Thursday, October 12Pray that God would direct our choices and that we would keep God at the center of all we do (Proverbs 3:5-6)

Friday, October 13Pray that God’s faithfulness and generosity will be a model for us to consider in giving our time, talent and treasures (1 Chronicles 29:14-18)

Saturday, October 14Pray that our hearts and the hearts of the church family will be sensitive to the Holy Spirit’s leading and timing (Romans 8:26-27)

Sunday, October 15Pray that the peace of God will fill your heart and mind as you prepare to give of your time, talent and treasures (Philippians 4:6-7)

Monday, October 16Pray that God would rule in our hearts and challenge us to be united as a church family in gratitude to God (Colossians 3:15-17)

Week 2: October 17 - 23, Challenge Us to Generosity

Tuesday, October 17: Pray that God would strengthen the gifts he has given us so we can better show love and serve the people around us (1 Peter 4:10)

Wednesday, October 18: Pray that God would show you what your “all” is and pray for courage to turn your “all” over to him (Luke 21:1–4)

Thursday, October 19: Ask God to give Brookwood everything we need to prepare for our future home. Pray for doors to be opened. (Luke 11:9)

Friday, October 20: Thank God that Brookwood is changing many lives and making many disciples. Ask him what you can do to further his vision for our church! (Matthew 28:19)

Saturday, October 21: Pray that God would speak to you and to our church family. Pray that he would help us to listen for his voice and to do what he asks (1 Samuel 3:10b)

Sunday, October 22: Pray for our facilities team and all involved in making plans for our future church home. Pray for wisdom and discernment as they lead us (James 1:5)

Monday, October 23: Pray for all who feel distant from God-that they may someday come to our church and find hope, healing and wholeness in Jesus.  (John 15:4)

Week 3: October 24-30, Focus on Our Community

Tuesday, October 24: As you learn to love God more, pray that his love would overflow from your life into the lives of your neighbors (Mark 12:30-31)

Wednesday, October 25: God knew your neighbors before they were even born and loved them so much that he died for them. Pray for your neighbors by name (Psalm 139:15, John 3:16)

Thursday, October 26: Pray that your light will shine so that everyone around you will see God’s goodness, mercy, and power, shining through what they see in you (Matthew 5:14-16)

Friday, October 27: Pray that God would help you follow Jesus’ example and live an unselfish life filled with love for neighbors and people around you (1 John 3:16)

Saturday, October 28: Pray that God would use you and our church to transform Shakopee (and the world) into his Kingdom (Matthew 6:10)

Sunday, October 29: Pray that God would make us aware of those in need and use Brookwood to serve the community around us (Isaiah 58:10)

Monday, October 30: Pray that God would give you opportunities to share his gospel with your neighbors (Mark 16:15)

Week 4: October 31-November 6, Connect with God and Each Other

Tuesday, October 31: Pray that we as a church seek God to guide us as we trust Him going forward as He provides for our next home (1 Chronicles 16:11)

Wednesday, November 1: Praise God today for His faithfulness in all situations (Psalm 100:1-5)

Thursday, November 2: Worship God for who he is, all knowing, all powerful and everywhere present and perfect in every way! Worship him in Reverence and Awe! (Hebrews 12:28)

Friday, November 3: Pray that the love we have for God and the love we show each other will be a testament to God’s love for our Community (Matthew 22:37-39)

Saturday, November 4: Pray for each of us as the Brookwood family to lift each other up and be there for one another to bring each other closer to Jesus (1 Thessalonians 5:11)

Sunday, November 5: Pray that we as a church will continue to trust in God and seek his will for HIS church (Romans 15:13)

Monday, November 6: Pray that God would bring Brookwood together in unity and give him the glory for what he is doing in our church (Romans 15:5-6)

Week 5: November 7-13, Impact More People

Tuesday, November 7: Pray for God’s presence, provision and protection in the Shakopee community including all Brookwood families (Exodus 33:14)

Wednesday, November 8: Pray that Brookwood families will be an example of Jesus’ love as we worship and serve the Lord in our community (Ephesians 4:2)

Thursday, November 9: Pray that we would fully praise the Lord and completely trust in His Holy name (Psalm 33:21)

Friday, November 10: Praise God for who He is and all He has done and will continue to do through our church (Colossians 3:17)

Saturday, November 11: Pray for those you know who do not have a church home and invite them to church. Be an example of God’s love as you encourage them in their daily lives (2 Chronicles 16:9a)

Sunday, November 12: Pray today for rest in the quietness of the Lord. Pray that you will be still and meditate on the hope we have in Him (Psalm 62:5)

Monday, November 13: Pray that we would be reminded of God’s promises and share his faithfulness with others (1 Kings 8:20a)

Week 6: November 14-18, Provide Abundantly

Tuesday, November 14: Thank God for providing even more than you need! Put your trust in him as you give from the abundance he has given you (2 Corinthians 9:8)

Wednesday, November 15: Praise God for the amazing riches of his glory and thank him for meeting all of your needs (Philippians 4:19)

Thursday, November 16: Pray that God will reward the generosity of the people of Brookwood by opening the floodgates of Heaven! (Malachi 3:10)

Friday, November 17: Pray that God would help you seek his kingdom above all else and thank him for providing everything you need (Matthew 6:33)

Saturday, November 18: Pray that God would strengthen our faith at Brookwood – trust that he is going to accomplish more than we could even imagine! (Ephesians 3:20)