Weekly Prayer Update
Victory for Victory Baptist in Vermont!
June 19, 2017

Read this and other attacks on faith from Weekly Prayer Update 6/12-6/19

“In a recent lawsuit filed in Vermont, the plaintiff – Victory Baptist Church – had an outcome befitting its name. The church won a victory, albeit in an opening round, over Vermont’s attempt to treat religious institutions, and their ministries, as second-class citizens.” Read more here.

National Prayer Points

Answer the Call2Fall – July 2nd

The Family Research Council is calling for 40,000 churches to join in a corporate act of humility, repentance, and desperate prayer on our knees before the Lord. Learn more by clicking the link above.

Undeniable: The Survey of Hostility to Religion in America 

For anyone who thinks religious discrimination is non-existent in America, the attorneys at First Liberty Institute have a different story. First Liberty announced the release of Undeniable: The Survey of Hostility to Religion in America (2016). It is available online here, free of charge.  

State Prayer Points

Religious Liberty Legislation

Continue praying consistently and fervently for the successful passage of legislation that effectively protects our Judeo-Christian heritage and religious liberty. Also, pray that bills and resolutions that undermine our First Amendment Rights will be unsuccessful.

WI: Battle Over Crosses Ensues

“The atheist Freedom From Religion Foundation has sent a letter to Oconomowoc, Wisconsin – located about 30 miles west of Milwaukee – complaining it is violating the Constitution with the two signs that display the message: ‘The Churches of Oconomowoc Welcome You.'”

National Prayer Opportunities

Congressional Prayer Caucus

Congressional Prayer: Each week Congress is in session, members of Congressional Prayer Caucus meet before votes to pray in Room 219 of the U.S. Capitol.

There are nearly 100 Members of the Congressional Prayer Caucus, a bipartisan and bicameral caucus, that is spearheading a strategic movement of national, state and local leaders and citizens who are working together to promote prayer, protect religious freedom and restore, upgrade and popularize America’s founding spirit and the principles related to faith and morality that shaped this Great Republic. Please commit to praying for them, their families, and staff daily.

Join the Congressional Prayer Caucus Foundation Prayer Team!

Sign up here to join the CPCF Prayer Team! Upon joining you will receive insider prayer requests about once a month, and invitations to weekly prayer calls. 

Pray for our President and all Those in Authority 

“I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people— for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness.” 1 Tim. 2, Psalm 91 

Include: Judicial Branch, Legislative Branch, Executive Branch, Military, Faith Leaders, First Responders, Etc.

PrayUSA – Government Leaders Calling The Nation to Prayer

In 2015, government leaders spearheaded an effort to call America back to God and prayer. Be part of the Movement — If you are a government leader, church or organization, you can add your name to the list of leaders who are committed to this Call to Prayer for America. Churches and Organizations can contact CPCF to be added to the list. Government Leaders will be automatically added when you sign the Proclamation (document or online). Sign the Proclamation or host a PrayUSA Sunday.

Prayer for Others on the Religious Liberty Front

There are many organizations on the front lines that need our prayers. 
Alliance Defending FreedomACLJBecket LawLiberty CounselFirst LibertyFamily Research CouncilThe Heritage FoundationChaplain Alliance For Religious Liberty and any others that come to mind.

Prayer for Anti-faith Groups

Freedom From Religion Foundation
Secular Coalition for America
Military Religious Freedom Foundation