50-Day Prayer Calendar

As we move toward The Summons in Washington D.C., please pray specifically, focusing on the seven points of prayer for each state.  As we pray, day by day, and state by state, let’s pray for the Spirit of God to sweep through our nation like a ‘mighty, rushing wind’!

Why Pray?

As we Pray for America, who’s pledge of allegiance recounts that we are “one nation under God”, and whose currency states that it is “in God we trust”, we want American’s to encounter the God who rules over their country. “He who forms the mountains, creates the wind, and reveals His thoughts to man, he who turns dawn to darkness, and treads the high places of the earth– the LORD God Almighty is His name.” (Amos 4:13, NIV).

He is the One who gave us this promise 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 will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will heal their land. As we encounter Him, we will be changed, and will change America through prayer.

How to P.R.A.Y.

Praise – Thank God for what He has already accomplished through Jesus.

Repent – Confess your sins and shortcomings. Repent personally and on behalf of our nation. The Lord is quick to forgive when we come to Him.

Ask – Ask God to reveal truth, turn our hearts back toward Him, and bring healing.

Yield– Yield to the Lord and recognize that He has heard our prayers and will answer according to His will.  He is waiting to provide guidance and direction.

Seven Point of Prayer for each State

1) Government – Pray for local and state leaders asking God to grant them wisdom, discernment, and hearts that are open to His leading.

2) Church – Pray for the Churches and Church Leaders throughout that state. Ask God to preserve and protect them, as He inspires and empowers His ‘Saints’ for the work of ministry, for the building up of the Church, and for the spreading of the Gospel.

3) Military – Pray for our Military, Guard, and Reserve units and their leadership.  Pray for God to grant courage, protection, and strength for our service men and women, and their families, as they serve our country.

4) Family – Pray for families in your community and across the state.  Ask Him for protection, and to strengthen marriages, encourage parents toward His priorities, heal relationships, and secure traditional values in each home.

5) Education – Pray for God’s presence in our schools, colleges, and universities.  Ask Him to select teachers and administrators who honor His statutes, protect our children, and inspire them to discover their God-given calling.

6) Media – Pray for Christian influence in the media industry, from local television and radio stations, to newspaper and magazine publishers.  Ask for the Lord to provide Godly men and women to work in and influence the media throughout the state and in every city.

7) Business – Pray for divine intervention in the state and local economies. Ask that God raise up Godly business leaders and provide industry to provide honest employment and generous provision for individuals and families in each community.

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Month of August

12 – Alabama

13 – Alaska

14 – Arizona

15 – Arkansas

16 – California

17 – Colorado

18 – Connecticut

19 – Delaware

20 – Florida

21 – Georgia

22 – Hawaii

23 – Idaho

24 – Illinois

25 – Indiana

26 – Iowa

27 – Kansas

28 – Kentucky

29 – Louisiana

30 – Maine

31 – Maryland

State population 4.8 million

State population 710,000

State population 6.4 million

State population 2.9 million

State population 37.2 million

State population 5 million

State population 3.6 million

State population 900,000

State population 18.8 million

State population 9 million

State population 1.4 million

State population 1.6 million

State population 12.8 million

State population 6.5 million

State population 3 million

State population 2.9 million

State population 4.3 million

State population 4.5 million

State population 1.3 million

State population 5.8 million

 
Month of September

1 – Massachusetts

2 – Michigan

3 – Minnesota

4 – Mississippi

5 – Missouri

6 – Montana

7 – Nebraska

8 – Nevada

9 – New Hampshire

10 – New Jersey

11 – New Mexico

12 – New York

13 – North Carolina

14 – North Dakota

15 – Ohio

16 – Oklahoma

17 – Oregon

18 – Pennsylvania

19 – Rhode Island

20 – South Carolina

21 – South Dakota

22 – Tennessee

23 – Texas

24 – Utah

25 – Vermont

26 – Virginia

27 – Washington

28 – West Virginia

29 – Wisconsin

30 – Wyoming

State population 6.5 million

State population 9.9 million

State population 5.3 million

State population 3 million

State population 6 million

State population 1 million

State population 1.8 million

State population 2.7 million

State population 1.3 mission

State population 8.8 million

State population 2 million

State population 19.4 million

State population 9.5 million

State population 675,000

State population 11.5 million

State population 3.8 million

State population 4 million

State population 12.7 million

State population 1 million

State population 4.6 million

State population 815,000

State population 6.3 million

State population 25 million

State population 2.8 million

State population 626,000

State population 8 million

State population 6.7 million

State population 1.9 million

State population 5.7 million

State population 564,000

Please also pray for the U.S. Territories:

  • District of Columbia – Population 600,000
  • Puerto Rico – Population 3.7 Million
  • Northern Mariana Islands –Population 54,000
  • U.S. Virgin Islands – 106,000
  • American Samoa – 56,000
  • Guam – 159,000
Sources:
Population data for each state  from the U.S. Census Bureau, “Demographic Profiles: Census 2010.”
‘Percentage of Each State’s Population that affiliates with Evangelical Protestant Tradition’ gathered from Pew Research U.S. Religious Landscape Survey website (http://religions.pewforum.org/maps).