Category Archives: City-wide

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City Transformation: Released into God’s Purposes

  • Pray for those who have been wounded by the people of the church and/or disillusioned by empty religious practices, that they would experience God’s power and love. 

This week we are praying for those with connections to our city who are called to God’s kingdom, but are not yet walking in his calling for them. 

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City Transformation: Protecting our nation

  • Pray that God would protect our city’s computer systems while the center is being built and would use the center for protection once it is operating.

Last winter, the Colorado legislature allocated funds to build a national cyber security center here in Colorado Springs and this spring, the effort’s leadership selected a location along Nevada Ave near UCCS for the center.  The Denver Post noted that Colorado Springs was the first city connected to the network that became the Internet, so we have been and continue to be leaders in this field.  This week we are praying for this new venture.

Memorial Day

Pray for those who mourn the loss of friends or family members who gave their lives in defense of our country. 

The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is upon me, for the Lord has anointed me to bring good news to the poor. He has sent me to comfort the brokenhearted and to proclaim that captives will be released and prisoners will be freed. He has sent me to tell those who mourn that the time of the Lord’s favor has come, and with it, the day of God’s anger against their enemies.   –Isaiah 61:1-2

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City Transformation: Coordination of Efforts

  • Pray for Holy Spirit empowered strategies and activities that will free and heal people from the conditions that often lead to long-term homelessness, and will give a hand up to people who find themselves in crisis situations and lose their homes.

We are praying this week for some of the most troubled and vulnerable people of our city. In April of each year, the winter shelters close up shop for the season, reducing the number of safe places for homeless people to sleep by over 200 beds.  At the same time, the population of homeless people in the Springs has increased over the last year. While the Springs Rescue Mission is working on expanding their capacity, over the summer there is an increased danger to people living on the streets, particularly women, because they cannot get indoors for the night.  One woman was recently pushed off of a bridge, then repeatedly raped for three days while she lay paralyzed from her injuries.

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City Transformation: Coordination of Efforts

  • Thank God for the recently announced and ongoing coordination and cooperation between the major ministries to the homeless in our city.  Pray that the partnerships will bear much fruit in protecting our city’s most vulnerable.

We are praying this week for some of the most troubled and vulnerable people of our city. In April of each year, the winter shelters close up shop for the season, reducing the number of safe places for homeless people to sleep by over 200 beds.  At the same time, the population of homeless people in the Springs has increased over the last year. While the Springs Rescue Mission is working on expanding their capacity, over the summer there is an increased danger to people living on the streets, particularly women, because they cannot get indoors for the night.  One woman was recently pushed off of a bridge, then repeatedly raped for three days while she lay paralyzed from her injuries.

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City Transformation: Housing for the Homeless

  • Pray for better and faster means for getting homes for people in our city who need them

We are praying this week for some of the most troubled and vulnerable people of our city. In April of each year, the winter shelters close up shop for the season, reducing the number of safe places for homeless people to sleep by over 200 beds.  At the same time, the population of homeless people in the Springs has increased over the last year. While the Springs Rescue Mission is working on expanding their capacity, over the summer there is an increased danger to people living on the streets, particularly women, because they cannot get indoors for the night.  One woman was recently pushed off of a bridge, then repeatedly raped for three days while she lay paralyzed from her injuries.

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City Transformation: Summer Housing

  • Pray for a short term and long term solution to the summer housing problem, since homeless people in our city are endangered by more than just cold weather

We are praying this week for some of the most troubled and vulnerable people of our city. In April of each year, the winter shelters close up shop for the season, reducing the number of safe places for homeless people to sleep by over 200 beds.  At the same time, the population of homeless people in the Springs has increased over the last year. While the Springs Rescue Mission is working on expanding their capacity, over the summer there is an increased danger to people living on the streets, particularly women, because they cannot get indoors for the night.  One woman was recently pushed off of a bridge, then repeatedly raped for three days while she lay paralyzed from her injuries.