PrayerConnect for September 20, 2016

2016 UPCI General Conference: Prayer & Fasting

The 2016 UPCI General Conference will convene September 27 – 30, 2016 at the Indiana Convention Center. The UPCI has embraced the theme “FOLLOW.” As a corporate church body pray, “Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.” We anticipate a dynamic conference with the Shekinah glory of God in our midst! Join with us in prayer and fasting, for the will of God to be done…and as He leads, we will follow!
For the upcoming General Conference special prayer will be designated on Wednesday, September 21 (UPCI World Day of Prayer) and special fasting will be designated onTuesday, September 20 through Thursday, September 22. Please join with us in these three days of corporate fasting. You may consider and complete one of the following types of selective fasts:
  • The Normal Fast: Eliminating solid foods, but drinking only water or liquids for 3 days.
  • The Daniel Fast: Intaking only vegetables and drinking liquids for 3 days.
  • The Partial Fast: Fasting one or two meals a day for 3 days. (May be especially suitable for those with medical conditions; children who desire to participate; etc.)
Please participate in this three-day fast in whatever way you are led to by the Spirit.Remember, that during this time of consecration your prayers are more effective if your heart and mind is clean, clear, and ready to receive from God. Therefore, it is important to incorporate repentance, gird up the loins of your mind, and get dressed spiritually. Ephesians 6:10-18 says to put on the whole armor of God, and to pray.
Pastors and their church congregations are particularly urged to participate in this important consecration. Your fervent prayers and sacrificial fast will make a difference! This week’s ECHOgram serves as a prayer agenda for this pivotal conference. We are expecting great things to manifest worldwide as a result of this grand event, so join with us and let’s joyously worship and “praise Hosanna in Indiana!”
Flo Shaw
International Coordinator
World Network of Prayer