*URGENT PRAYER This Week for the Next Supreme Court Justice (today is Call2Fall – a day of prayer):
” Father, we pray for Your choice, not man’s choice, for the next Supreme Court Justice to replace the newly resigned Anthony Kennedy. We believe this new judge will bring us one step closer to the reversal of Rowe vs Wade and to the ending of abortion.”
*URGENT PRAYER This week for Iran’s Protests:
“Father, we pray for the Iranian protesters who are raising a powerful and historic voice against the Ayatollahs this week.”
What demonstrators have been chanting has surprised many and can be found at #IranProtests: chants such as “Our enemy is right here; they lie when they say it’s America”, and “We don’t want the mullahs’ rule”.
“The people of Iran are shouting at the top of their lungs that the Iranian Regime DOES NOT represent their voice. They have been chanting in videos captured on Twitter and Instagram things such as, “NO to Gaza!” “NO to Palestine” “No more funding terrorism, take care of us instead!” “Death to Hamas and Hezbollah!” This is the first time in any protests or strikes where the people have included, “Death to the Dictator” in their demonstrations. The living conditions, that include water scarcity, immense pollution, and extreme poverty, are the final straw and there is now widespread anger toward the government funding war and terrorism instead of taking care of their people first.” And the tweets are coming that the clerical regime is responding brutally.
How to Pray for Iran:
- Pray that God will use these hardships to orchestrate opportunities for disciple makers to comfort the fearful and broken
- Pray for heavenly provision for basic needs like food and safe drinking water
- Pray for an increase of faith and strengthening for the believers inside this country.
- Pray that the believers would be guarded from all spiritual attacks, accidents, and tragedies.
- That they would have unity in their service to God in this hour. For all those in prison, that they would be faithful to God unto death. (prayer points by Global Catalytic Ministries)
*PRAYER & ACTION ALERT: All state senators to vote on Assembly Bill 2943 during the week of July 2nd (likely on the 5th)
New California Bill Outlaws Helping Anyone with Unwanted Same-Gender Desires or Gender Confusion
The chair of the California LGBT Caucus recently introduced a bill to outlaw Christians and others with certain Biblical views from helping people with unwanted same-gender desires or gender identity confusion. The implications of this legislation spread far beyond regulating the type of counseling offered by licensed counselors, who are already banned from helping minors with unwanted same-gender attractions. Several legal experts have confirmed that this bill targets the ability of religious non-profits, churches, and pastors from teaching and practicing their faith regarding gender orientation.
“The language used in this bill casts a wide net calculated to entangle religious institutions and ministers,” said Kevin Snider, Chief Counsel Pacific Justice Institute. “Any exchange of money for goods or services that provide a biblical perspective on the power of the Gospel to deliver from certain types of sin springs the law and entraps the ministry.”
The bill would also ban books from being sold in California that tell people to trust in the power of Jesus Christ and His Gospel to help them change their same-gender attraction or gender dysphoria, according to Alliance Defending Freedom.
AB 2943 prevents adults from setting their own therapy goals. AB 2943 violates the First Amendment by banning sales of books and church events that help people live according to their faith. AB 2943 uses threats of lawsuits and punitive damages under the Consumer Protection Act to punish people for speaking about views the government doesn’t like. Call your California Senators and Assembly members this week and tell them (respectfully) to vote no on AB 2943.
Bethel Church in Redding recently spoke on the isssue of Assembly Bill 2943. Find a letter at page bottom from the Bethel staff to the LGBTQ+ community. (see bottom of page)
SPIRIT WEST COAST IS BACK today! July 1 Concord Pavilion
With Mercy Me and so much more! Doors open 2:30pm. Show starts: 3:45pm, Sunday afternoon at 2000 Kirker Pass Rd, Concord. NEW! Two Stages this year! Main Stage: MercyMe, Kari Jobe, Phil Wickham, Danny Gokey, and Tauren Wells Festival Stage: Andy Mineo, Tauren Wells, Blanca, For All Seasons, and The Young Escape.
Tickets from $29.50 to $50. https://www.facebook.com/
Transparent Productions is a community of Christ followers that exist to love and serve artists, customers, and partners with excellence, humility, and integrity to advance the Kingdom of God. (For nearly two decades, Transparent Productions has produced first-class Christian concerts across the U.S. with the largest names in Christian music – Hillsong United, Casting Crowns, TobyMac, Chris Tomlin, MercyMe, Crowder, Switchfoot, For King & Country, Lauren Daigle, Big Daddy Weave and dozens more.)
*The 10th Annual CALL2FALL today! July 1
Join a national prayer movement. “I will answer God’s call to fall on my knees in humility and seek His face in repentance so that He might forgive my sins and heal our land.
*Hurry! $49 Early Bird by July 5th…
SF CITY IMPACT Conference July 14 Warfield Theater
City Impact Conference is a one day experience filled with worship and Biblical justice by tangibly serving in 45+ outreaches. Join THOUSANDS of people to gather and scatter on July 14 for this one day experience to INTERVENE on behalf of the people in the inner city of San Francisco! This year we are excited to announce we will be leading worship with Hillsong San Francisco as we gather together. Be encouraged to serve and love others through a hands-on learned experience! Register by July 12 for $79! At The Warfield, 982 Market St, SF. Register: https://
Worship by Hillsong San Francisco:
Hillsong San Francisco is a local church connected to a global network of Hillsong churches around the world. The aim is to serve the city by being the hands, the feet, and the voice of Jesus. Hillsong’s global leadership and experience helps bring a tested heart of worship to prepare team members to love and serve others.
San Francisco City Impact exists to intervene on behalf of the people in the inner city of San Francisco. We mobilize people to intervene through our 11 daily departments. In everything we do, we invite others back into our family to live as one body, on mission, experiencing God. Our call is to worship Jesus and cry out to God with the sounds and voices on behalf of the Tenderloin (inner city of San Francisco).
*LOVE SF July 21-28 San Francisco
Love San Francisco is part of an emerging national movement to re-evangelize America. We are a network of missionaries from different cities who God has ignited to awaken the church to first-love intimacy with Jesus 24/7 Prayer & Worship and mobilize the church to labor in the harvest 24/7 Evangelism. From July 21-28, we’ll unite with the body of Christ in SF& the Bay Area (and across the nation) to light a fire of prayer & worship, and simultaneously send out evangelism teams to every neighborhood throughout the City. We will be laboring in prayer and evangelism around the clock (in shifts) for the whole week. God is worthy to receive continuous adoration and proclamation! Love San Francisco is part of the national Firebase Movement. Info: http://lovesf247.com/
SILICON VALLEY AGLOW Guest Speakers (transitioning to 3rd Saturday) Monthly San Jose
Saturday, July 21 – Henry & Grace Falany (Author of God, Gold, & Glory) At 10:45 am with a Salad Bar: $23 (includes tax & tip), at Marriott Spring Hill Suites, San Jose Airport, 10 Skyport Drive, SJ. Free Parking. RSVP: 408-364-5612.
GLORY FULL: to contain God Manifested July 27-28 Fremont
July 27-28, Friday 7pm and Saturday 10am-4pm Voice of Triumph Church, 42616 Albrae Street, Bldg 4, Fremont, 94538 Register for $40 Chad Dedmon, Keith Ferrante, Jim and Marti Souza At Glory-Full, we will be pressing in to Heaven to see God’s manifested Glory fall and tangible encounters with the Living God take place and change lives. We are expectant for God’s miracles, signs, and wonders to flood the region and a flow of prophetic accuracy that will release every attendee to fill their workplaces, cities, and regions with new measures of His presence! http://www.
Save the date! FREE Conference!
JOYCE MEYERS and JESUS CULTURE BAND Aug 3-4 San Jose Arena
Joyce Meyer is one of the world’s leading practical Bible teachers. A New York Times bestselling author, her books have helped millions of people find hope and restoration through Jesus Christ. Jesus Culture is a global movement, awakening hearts to worship and demonstrate the love and power of God wherever they go. At the SAP Center, 525 W. Santa Clara St, SJ. https://www.joycemeyer.
*KATIE SOUZA is back in the Bay Area! Early Bird rate by July 22nd!
DESTINED FOR DOMINION August 17-18 Fremont
Katie Souza, a career criminal most of her life, was convicted of a number of felonies and sent to federal prison to serve almost twelve years. While serving what would be her final prison sentence, Katie encountered God in a way that dramatically changed her life. She immediately became an outspoken advocate for Jesus, and her infectious love for him caused many women inside her cell block to accept Him as their Savior.
This conference is hosted by Voice of Triumph Church (with Marti & Jim Souza), and by Magnify and Katie Souza ministries. Venue: 42616 Albrae St, Fremont, at Voice of Triumph. Cost: $40 early bird; $50 between July 23 and August 13; $60 at the door (no on-line registration after August 13). Register at https://www.
Accommodations: Double Tree by Hilton, 510-490-8390, $119/night. Make reservation with Double Tree by July 19th for discount hotel rate (mention Katie Souza Event).
*Early Bird ends July 15th!
PASSION TALKS 2018 August 11, 12 At Google (by invitation) and Convergence House of Prayer
Join the biggest ever Passion Talks event where speakers talk about how their faith motivates their passions and how their passions inform their faith! Passion Talks offer participants an opportunity to hear short talks across a spectrum of subject matter about work, faith, passions, and dreams. Each 10-15 minute talk will be followed by 5 minute Q&A. Passion Talks is an intellectual faith movement where humble dialogue generates opportunities to understand creation’s original purpose. We believe that it is mind+spirit, not mind vs. spirit, that is key to bring forth compelling creativity, innovation, justice and truth that leads to action. What we do reflects our passion for Jesus. Passion Talks answers why we do what we do, why we care and how this ties to our personal story. We seek to answer both why and how to live for a better world. Passion Talks grew from meetings at Stanford and UC Berkeley before moving to Google and Convergence House of Prayer. Over our 10-year history, we’ve expanded tracks, number of speakers and locations….We look forward to what 2018 will bring and hope you will join us as we prepare to bring you fresh perspective around the intersection of faith and purpose. From 8:30am to 6:30pm on Sat, 7/12, at 200 Hammond Ave. Register $35 for early bird; $40 after July 15th; $50 at the door. https://passiontalks.
*DR MALOU CIPRIANO AT EAST BAY HEALING CENTER Saturday, July 21 Dublin
Dr. Malou Cipriano is a medical doctor who has worked extensively with Dr. Susan Richards. She has seen many healing miracles and ministers with compassion and joy out of a deep love for God and people. At Parkway Fellowship at 7485 Village Pkwy, Dublin. (probably 1pm to 3pm, but call to confirm time). http://ebhealing.org/
EAST BAY HEALING CENTER Saturday, Aug 18 Dublin
Once a Month alternating Friday or Saturday. We exist to transform our region by establishing supernatural health through encounters with the goodness of God. We will do this by creating an empowered and loving community of healers who know how to access God’s heart to heal any disease. More info: http://ebhealing.org/
*JOANNE MOODY is back! Saturday, September 15 Dublin
Joanne leads healing teams, teaches, equips the body of Christ for healing ministry. Her ministry Agape Freedom Fighters partners with church leadership both regionally and internationally to equip and empower the body of Christ to live out Matthew 10:8. “And as you go, preach, saying, ‘The kingdom of heaven is at hand.’ “Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse the lepers, cast out demons. Freely you received, freely give. http://ebhealing.org/
*TRANSFORM OUR WORLD GLOBAL CONFERENCE Sept 26-29 Santa Clara
28th Annual Conference starts Wed 5pm and ends Sat 9:30pm, with an optional Night of Worship Tuesday, Sept 25, at 7pm (at a different venue). Conference will be held at Santa Clara Marriott, 2700 Mission College Blvd.
Speakers include: Loren Cunningham (Founder of Youth With A Mission-YWAM), Bill Johnson (Bethel, Redding), Kris Vollotton (Bethel, Redding), Dave Gibbons (Newsong, Santa Ana), Scott Winters (Actor, Hollywood), Dr. Ed & Ruth Silvoso (Founder and CEO of Transform Our World), Bishop Vaughn McLaughlin (Jacksonville, Florida), Bishop Bob Jackson (Acts Full Gospel, Oakland).
And Worship By: Jesus Culture Artist, Derek Johnson, and Anthem Worship Artist, Josh Fox.
Ed Silvoso believes God is about to do something extraordinary here in the San Francisco Bay Area through His Ekklesia in these three crucial areas: The restoration of families; how to lay down an apostolic foundation in your sphere of influence for others to join you in facilitating transformation; and, finally, how to receive the anointing for extraordinary miracles. Register $200 without meals (or $540 with certain meals) at: 1-408-513-1461 or online:https://
WORSHIP NIGHT WITH DEREK JOHNSON Tuesday, September 25 Sunnyvale
At 7pm 740 E. Arques Ave, Sunnyvale. Derek Johnson is a Jesus Culture artist. He will lead this night of worship. This night is hosted by Transform our World. Free but register at https://transformourworld.
*RAISING UP THE NEXT GENERATION OF WORSHIP LEADERS SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA / 9-MONTHS / FULL-TIME WORSHIP TRAINING Anthem is a nine month worship training school located in San Jose, CA where students have the opportunity to encounter world-class leaders and mentors to help them develop their unique gifts and passions in order to maximize their effectiveness for the Kingdom of God. This is a great opportunity for anyone that wants to express their creativity through worship. Whether you are a Worship Pastor, musician, church leader, we hope to excel you in your unique gifts and talents for the Kingdom of God. You can apply online to Anthem School of Worship whenever you’re ready! Applications end on August 13. Limited spots available. You can visit our campus at Westgate Church 6601 Camden Ave, San Jose. | www.anthemschool.com, Questions: 408-414-3003 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Frank Turek Debates Atheist Michael Shermer on Friday, August 24th at Westgate Church (Saratoga Campus) at 7 pm. Save the date. More info to come.
*Frank Turek and Neil Mammen will be doing 4 TED type talks at Valley Church in Cupertino on Saturday, August 25th from 6-9pm. More info to come. Sign up for “The Silicon Valley Apologetics”
VALUES ADVOCACY COUNCIL – Johnny Khamis Tuesday July 10 Campbell
San Jose City Councilmemeber speaks at At the Home Church, at 12 noon to 1:30pm. More info and register: http://www.vac.org/
THE STIRRING – Worship & Impartation Gatherings July 8 & 22 Campbell
The 2nd and 4th Sunday evenings at 5pm. The Stirring, is a twice monthly gathering, where we pursue, and make space for, the Holy Spirit to stir us up to love, to good deeds, and to the full use of our gifts and talents. “And let us consider how we may stir up one another on toward love and good deeds,” Heb 10:24 “stir up the gift of God, which is in you by the laying on of my hands.” 2 Tim 1:6. At 62 San Tomas Aquino Rd, Campbell. http://www.
*DR SUSAN RICHARDS July Healing Events will be posted at: http://www.
Medical Ministry July healing and training event schedule from Dr Susan Richards.
Are you tired of never healing, having side-effects from medications and surgical procedures yet never having the perfect health that is your birthright in God through Jesus Christ?
At these events, you will be healed of chronic illness and painful symptoms just as Jesus taught and showed us. Whether you have cancer, autoimmune disease, heart disease, diabetes, infections, arthritis, depression or any other illness, you will blessed by God’s miracle healing.
You will receive God’s healing blessings and love that will restore your health through a God of miracles who still heals today. We invite you for an incredible evening of prayer and healing.
Sunday July 1st, 7:30 pm
The Father’s House Church Restoring Your Health: God Heals the Incurable Event at 3585 Middlefield Rd Palo Alto. The church is located between E. Meadow Drive and Christine Drive which are the cross streets. There is a large cross on the front of the church.
Monday July 2nd, 7:30 pm
Resurrection Lutheran Church Restoring Your Health: God Heals the Incurable with Dr. Susan Richards MD at 7557 Amador Valley Blvd, Dublin
Tuesday July 3rd, 6pm, Thursday July 5th, 12:00pm, Saturday July 7th, 6pm
Join Dr. Susan Richards M.D. for her health and wellness live stream: Experience God’s Healing Miracles for Your Health. Join us with your health and life questions at www.facebook.com/
Thursday July 5th, 7pm
Restoring Your Health: God heals the Incurable with Dr. Susan Richards M.D at 740 E. Arques Ave Sunnyvale. Please park at the back of the church on San Geronimo Way and enter through the 3rd door of the building, also on the back.
Friday July 6th 2018 7pm
NorthBay Foursquare Church Healing Event with Dr. Susan Richards M.D at 330 Avian Dr, Vallejo. We have seen many of God’s healing miracles at this anointed church including healing of cancer, heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, depression, anxiety and many other illnesses. You will experience healing of your illnesses and God’s love and joy will transform your life. Come to this special event and claim your own healing! You will be blessed by the loving and powerful presence of God and your life will be transformed.
Sunday July 8th 2018 7 pm
The Father’s House Church Restoring Your Health: God Heals the Incurable 3585 Middlefield Rd Palo Alto. The church is located between E. Meadow Drive and Christine Drive which are the cross streets. There is a large cross on the front of the church.
Monday July 9th 7:00 pm
Healing Rooms of Hayward and Community of Grace Church Healing Event with Dr. Susan Richards M.D. at 380 Elmhurst St, Hayward.
This is a welcoming church filled with the goodness and healing blessings of God. Every month, we do an anointed healing event and you will experience God’s healing miracles. God will cure you of illness and stress at this awesome gathering and your life will be transformed by the Lord. God will bless you with His love and caring for renewed health and wellness.
At this event, you will be healed of illness just as Jesus taught and demonstrated. Whether you have cancer, autoimmune disease, heart disease, diabetes, infections, arthritis, depression or any other illness, you will blessed by God’s miracle healing.
Tuesday, July 10th, 1pm and Thursday, July 12th, 12pm and Tuesday, July 31st, 6pm. Join Dr. Susan Richards M.D. for her health and wellness live stream.
Weds July 11th 2018 7pm
Impact Church Training and Healing Event For How to Heal the Sick with Dr Susan Richards, MD at 1680 Fairgrounds Drive, Vallejo. This powerful training will help to restore your health and wellness. You will learn how to pray for others and see them be healed! We invite you to join us for this awesome training and healing event.
Thursday, July 12t, 7pm
Restoring Your Health: God heals the Incurable with Dr. Susan Richards M.D at 740 E. Arques Ave Sunnyvale. Please park at the back of the church on San Geronimo Way and enter through the 3rd door of the building, also on the back.
Friday July 13th 7pm
Lafayette Healing Event with Dr. Susan Richards M.D. at 3594 Mt Diablo Blvd, Lafayette. At our last events, chronic illnesses, both physical and emotional, were healed. Your life will be transformed to health, energy and joy by God! Go to the main entrance, 1st floor, to the Creekside room. The building is right behind Barranco Restaurant and park on the street.
Sunday July 15th 2018 7pm
The Father’s House Church Restoring Your Health: God Heals the Incurable at 3585 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto.
Monday July 16th 7:30 pm
Resurrection Lutheran Church Restoring Your Health: God Heals the Incurable with Dr. Susan Richards MD at 7557 Amador Valley Blvd, Dublin.
Tuesday July 17th 7:30 pm
Stanford University Student Ministry with Dr. Susan Richards M.D.
Undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to come for worship, teaching from the word and healing prayer.
Wednesday July 18 2018 7:00 pm
Freedom Worship Center Healing Event with Dr. Susan Richards M.D
621 Jackson Street, San Jose. This is an anointed church, filled with God’s love and healing. God’s healing miracles will heal you from illness and stress. He will restore you to health and a great life.
Thursday July 19th, 7 pm
Restoring Your Health with Dr. Susan Richards M.D at 740 E. Arques Ave Sunnyvale.
Are you tired of never healing, having side-effects from medications and surgical procedures yet never having the perfect health that is your birthright in God through Jesus Christ? You will be blessed by the incredible miracle healing of God for perfect health and wellness.You will be inspired at hearing testimonies of God’s miracle healings of incurable illnesses. Please park at the back of the church on San Geronimo Way and enter through the 3rd door of the building, also on the back
Saturday July 21st 2018 9am
Liberty Church Training and Healing Event For How to Heal the Sick with Dr Susan Richards, MD at 2641 N Texas St, Fairfield. This is a wonderful training and healing event to give you the special gifting of healing the sick. You will learn how God created our bodies and minds and how to pray medically and spiritually to experience God’s healing miracles.
Sunday July 22nd 2018 7pm
The Father’s House Church Restoring Your Health: God Heals the Incurable 3585 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto. The church is located between E. Meadow Drive and Christine Drive which are the cross streets. There is a large cross on the front of the church.
Tuesday July 24th 2018
Restoring Your Health with Dr. Susan Richards M.D at 740 E. Arques Ave, Sunnyvale.Please park at the back of the church on San Geronimo Way and enter through the 3rd door of the building, also on the back
Wednesday July 25 6 pm
Join Dr. Susan Richards M.D. for her health and wellness live stream: Experience God’s Healing Miracles for Your Health
Join us with your health and life questions at www.facebook.com/
She will give you her medical and spiritual programs that will totally transform your life in the Lord. She will pray for with her anointed prayers and you will blessed by God with optimal health and wellness.
Thurs July 26th 12 Noon
Fairfield women’s fellowship and luncheon healing event Fairfield
Noon Details to be shared soon for this incredible event
Friday July 27, 7 pm
Lafayette Healing Event with Dr. Susan Richards M.D at 3594 Mt Diablo Blvd, Lafayette.
Saturday July 28, 12 noon at the Palo Alto church women’s lunch, fellowship and healing event Details to be shared soon for this incredible event for women
Monday July 30th 7pm
The Lord’s Fellowship Healing Service with Dr. Susan Richards M.D at 1055 Azuar Drive, Vallejo, At this event, you will be healed of illness just as Jesus taught and demonstrated. Whether you have cancer, autoimmune disease, heart disease, diabetes, infections, arthritis, depression.
*TBC UPCOMING EVENTS 2018: http://www.tbc.city
TIM KELLER – FAITH & WORK Event Sept 6, Thursday 6:30pm
GARY HAUGEN – TBC’s Large Group Gathering Sept 22, Saturday, 8:30am to 12:30pm
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PRAYER CONFERENCE CALLS you can join!
TRANSFORM OUR WORLD PRAYER CALL every Thursday Noon
Join Ted Hahs of Transform Our World for a weekly prayer call every Thursday noon. Dial 712-775-7035, then code 396710#. Then star 6 to mute. https://
PRAYER SURGE NOW! – Invitation to Saturday Morning Prayer Sessions
At 4:30 am to 8 am (Pacific Time). Call 712-432-0075, then access code 6149782# (*6 to mute)
NDP Watchmen of the Night – 2 hour nightly prayer call in affiliation with National Day of Prayer. Dial 712 432-0075, then code 496-1322# 7 nights a week from 7 to 9 PM (Pacific Time). Also, join Sue Landry each morning Monday thru Friday at 7:11am to 8am. Join for all or part of the time. http://www.
PRAY CALIFORNIA CONFERENCE CALL every Wednesday noon
Join Maryal Boumann on a POWERFUL prayer call for California every Wed at 12 noon. Dial 712-432-0075, then access code 503 7802#. www.praycalifornia.org
THE PERSECUTION WATCH 6PM every Tues, Thurs, Saturday.
Join Blaine Scogin in a nightly prayer call to pray for the Persecuted Believers around the world. At 6 pm (Pacific) each night dial 712 775-7035 then code 281207#.
AGLOW INTERNATIONAL weekly Monday prayer call 7pm (Pacific)
Join by dialing (712) 432-3066, then code 754058. “Blow the trumpet in the land…” Jeremiah 4:5. Aglow International has an Islam Mandate and an Israel Mandate to pray. Join, AS ONE, as a global voice of prayer on this timely call.
INTERCESSORS FOR AMERICA
Weekly prayer for the nation; monthly first Friday Fast; connect with a prayer group, receive e-alerts focusing on critical national issues for prayer. https://www.getamericapraying.
REPENTANCE AND RESTORATION PRAYER CALL – Daily nationwide prayer. Deep repentance and beautiful prayers are being lifted up in hopes of a release of the Spirit of God for a Great Awakening in America! Mon thru Sat from 8:30am to 9:00am. Sundays at 3:30pm to 4:00pm. Dial 712 432-1699 Access Code 338083#. Contact: Judy Garlow Wade: Prayer Coordinator.
PRAY FOR CALIFORNIA CALL! Monday thru Friday at 6 am to 7 am. Dial 712-770-4340, then code 542277# (*6 to mute/unmute).
SF HOP every Wed & Friday San Francisco
San Francisco House of Prayer for All Nations meets Wednesdays at 9pm to 2am, and a Shabbat Watch of the Lord each Friday evening at 6 pm to Saturday 3 am. Located at the Sunset Bible Church on the corner of 1690 21st Avenue & Moraga. Join the San Francisco House of Prayer for All Nations this week (free parking at Chase Bank on 19th Ave & Noriega). http://
SF HOUSE OF PRAYER PRAY & GO every Tues night San Francisco
Luke 4:18 Outreach Ministry. “Spiritually hungry people sit with us for a free ‘Destiny Reading’. The Holy Spirit is always there to speak to hearts, heal, and deliver.” Contact Michael for place & time. 415 374-4025. http://
GENESIS UPPER ROOM Intercessory Prayer 6pm every Friday night
With Apostle Michael Galletta at 20 Great Oaks Blvd, Suite 236, San Jose.
SAN MATEO GLORY CLOUD HOUSE OF PRAYER 5pm Sundays
Call 650-483-3366 for directions.
SUNNYVALE HOUSE OF PRAYER 7:30 pm Tues Evenings
Call 408 732-5422 for directions.
EAST BAY PRAYER FURNACE Dublin/Pleasanton Area
East Bay Prayer Furnace’s prayer room is open 5am to 10am weekdays (Mon thru Fri) at the Good News Family Fellowship, 6500 Dublin Blvd, #D, Dublin. Find more times/locations at http://www.
CONVERGENCE HOUSE OF PRAYER Fremont
Open for Prayer 50 hours a week! Encounter God. Come join us as we declare the worth of Jesus in Fremont! Also, hosting cHOP Healing Rooms! At 200 Hammond Ave, Fremont, 510 656-2335. www.ichop.org
NAOS House of Prayer Berkeley
Meets for prayer Monday thru Friday 7 to 9pm each evening. At 2239 Dwight Way, Berkeley. (Please knock if door is locked.) Info: http://
KEY 22 INTERCESSION FOR SONOMA COUNTY & Nor CAL (formerly Sonoma County House of Prayer)
Now open every Wednesday 7 – 9pm and every Friday from 7pm to 10 pm and 3 to 7am Saturday, Santa Rosa. Check web for location. 707 344-7682. www.sonomacountyhop.
AGLOW INTERNATIONAL Bay Area Meetings
Silicon Valley Aglow San Jose:
Contact: Carolyn 408-691-6666 ~ 3rd Monday, Speaker Meeting 10:00 AM at Denny’s Restaurant, 1140 Hillsdale Ave, San Jose. Also 2nd Thursday, Prayer & Soaking. Call for info.
San Rafael Community Lighthouse:
Contact: Ann 415-456-4782 ~ 2nd Saturday, 10 AM. At Victory Christian Center, at Harbor Center, 555 Francisco Blvd, Suite 15, San Rafael.
Contact: Daynamarie Greer a email@example.com ~ every 2nd Sat at 1pm.
Contact: Carol 831-756-7070 ~ 3rd Thursday, Speaker Meeting 6:30 PMBagel Corner818 Park Row Place, Salinas
San Jose Evening Spanish Couple Lighthouse:
Contact: Ricardo & Margarita 408-622-1318 ~ 4th Saturday, 6:00 PM. At Denny’s Restaurant1140 Hillsdale Ave, San Jose.
Central San Jose Prayer:
Contact: Julia 408-506-1466 ~ 2nd Saturday, 10:00 AM. Please call for info.
East San Jose Morning:
Contact: Maria 408-401-5515Every Monday, 9:00 AM. Please call for info.
Gilroy Spanish Neighborhood Prayer & Outreach Lighthouse:
Contact: Carmen 408-607-6810 ~ 1st & 3rd Saturday, 11:00 AM. Please call for info.
San Jose Workplace Diamonds Lighthouse:
Contact: Julia 408-506-1466 ~ Every Thursday, 12:00151 W. Mission Re-EntrySan Jose.
Contact: Lorraine 510-797-8250 ~ 2nd Tuesday, 10:00 AM. Hope Lighthouse36883 Niles Blvd. Fremont.
San Jose Spanish Aglow:
Contact: Rachel 408-370-8425. Please call for info.
Monterey Aglow Lighthouse:
Contact: Cathryn 831-394-4192 ~ Thurs 5:30 to 8:30 PM. Worship/Soaking & Intercession (call first)
Santa Cruz Prison/Jail Ministry:
Contact: Lynn 479-1881. Please call for info.
San Jose Elmood Jail Ministry and Prayer Meeting for Families of the Incarcerated:
Contact: Rachel 408-370-8425 ~ 4th Thursday, 7:00 PM. Cathedral of Faith Church, San Jose.
BAY AREA HEALING ROOMS http://healingrooms.com/
~Mid-Peninsula Healing Rooms
have moved to Mt View and is by appoinment only. Email Bill George for appoinment at firstname.lastname@example.org
~ San Francisco Healing Rooms
Meets 2nd and 4th Saturday from 9am to 12 noon at 1690 21st Ave, SF. www.healingrooms.com/
~ cHOP Healing Rooms (Convergence House of Prayer) Fremont
Open +on the 1st Sunday and 3rd Friday of each month from 4 to 6pm. No appt required. Register from 3:45pm to 5:30pm. At 200 Hammond Ave, Fremont. www.ichop.org. Questions: email healingrooms@icHOP.org
~ Silicon Valley Healing Rooms
Open first and third Tuesdays monthly, 11am to 1pm and 7-9pm. No appointment necessary. 2499 Homestead Rd, Santa Clara. siliconvalleyhealingroo
~ The Healing Rooms of Santa Cruz County are open the 1st Saturday monthly, from 1 to 3 pm, at Mid-County Senior Center, 829 Bay Ave, Capitola.
The HOP Intercessor Team of Santa Cruz County meets weekly in Aptos from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Contact for location: 831-531-8377. Info: http://www.healingroomsscc.
~ Healing Room of Vallejo
Northbay Foursquare Church, 330 Avian Dr, Vallejo. First and Last Sat of each month at 10am to noon. 707 554-8282.
~ Milpitas Healing Rooms
3435 Birchwood Lane (Milpitas Christian School), San Jose, 1st and 3rd Sundays, 2pm to 4 pm, https://sites.google.com/
~ Hayward Healing Rooms
At Community of Grace, 380 Elmhurst St, Hayward on the 1st Monday & 3rd Thursday at 7pm to 9pm. Call 510 783-8062 x 34. No appt necessary. Last person must be checked-in by 8:30pm. Come & meet the Great Physician! 380 Elmhurst St., Hayward. Director/pastors Theresa Evangelista & Co-director Daynamarie Greer
~ InSpirit Praise & Prayer Healing Room meets the 2nd Saturday monthly from 10am to 12 noon at 858 University Ave, Los Altos. (Sign in at the sanctuary of the Union Church.) A member of IAHR — The International Association of Healing Rooms. InSpiritPrayer@yahoo.
~ Healing Rooms of Vacaville 707 344-7725.
~ Healing Rooms of Napa
The Healing Rooms of Napa Valley is reaching out to the community. Questions, or to schedule appt, or to submit prayer requests email email@example.com, www.NapaArise.com.
~ Delta Healing Rooms
Of East Contra Costa County on Thurs nights, 6pm to 7:30pm, and First Saturday each month at 10am to noon. www.oaktreeministries.net
~ Healing Rooms of Modesto
Every 2nd and 4th Friday
A Letter from Bethel to Friends & Members of the LGBTQ+ Community
By Elizabeth Woning April 14, 2018
To friends and members of the LGBTQ+ community who have been concerned by Bethel Church’s recent public statements.
My name is Elizabeth Woning. I co-lead (alongside Ken Williams) a Christian ministry called Equipped to Love. I’m a member of Bethel Church and I’ve been invited by its leadership to share my thoughts here and speak on their behalf because of my background in the LGBTQ+ community.
There is pending legislation (Assembly Bill 2943) that focuses upon therapies addressing sesuality. In that matter, our congregation aligns with the heartfelt desire to protect all those who identify as LGBTQ+, but this legislation reaches far past those protections into free speech and free choice. For that reason our leadership took a very great risk to speak out.
You see, Bethel’s congregation pursues God for all types of miracles as reflected in Scripture. People come from around the world to receive prayer because of that core value. Bethel has concern that this legislation could be construed to limit testimonies of the impossible, the unlikely, and especially the unusual power of a good God to answer prayer, which is offered through Christian faith.
While standing firm on Biblical principles, Bethel has always cultivated an atmosphere of worship and adoration of Jesus. Bethel Music unites Christians from different congregations across the world. We are committed to honoring and respecting one another where differences of opinion could cause offense, valuing relationship for the sake of our community. Members of the LGBTQ+ community have worshipped among us for years.
I’m here in the middle, standing as one who spent meaningful years as a lesbian living among gay people in the LGBTQ+ community. My faith journey exposed areas of my life that were painful and unresolved. My gay and lesbian friends supported me for years in my journey to find peace. Without their care and concern I might not be here today. Nevertheless, only the love of Jesus brought me wholeness. My journey with Him led me away from lesbianism. Fundamentally, the power of the Christian gospel, being “born again,” leads to transformation and change. My attractions to women slowly dissipated as I embraced my born-again identity. Today I am married to my husband of 13 years.
By making a stand against this bill, Bethel acknowledges my experience is not isolated. While seeking to embrace and love all people, they have chosen to honor those whose paths have been similar to mine. Few with my experience speak publically. During the years I embraced lesbianism, in the 80s-00s, it was risky to openly be a lesbian. I attended a Presbyterian seminary “out” in an era that was rare. But today it is just as risky and misunderstood to have left that lifestyle.
In fact, there are many who experience same gender attraction but do not identify as LGBTQ+. In their core they do not feel that is who they are. This “questioning” people group seeks greater self-understanding and clarity in their identity through counseling and various resources. Bethel desires to protect these deeply personal faith journeys, no matter how the individual identifies, in order to protect free will.
Our heart is to love and honor all people, even if they disagree with our beliefs. We as a church want to continue to be a safe place for everyone seeking God. Because of this, I am reaching out to NorCal OUTreach for the sake of creating dialogue and understanding, but especially to create safety for the LGBTQ+ community. We value and honor men like Armando Mejorado whose courage and commitment are making a difference in Redding. Humbly I ask that we do something unique in Redding by fostering unity and respect in the midst of disagreement.
Elizabeth Woning Co-Founder, Equipped to Love, With Support of Bethel Leadership
Elizabeth Woning is co-founder of Equipped To Love, a ministry at Bethel Church in Redding, California. She holds a Masters in Theology and is an ordained pastor. Elizabeth teaches at the Bethel School of Ministry. She and her husband, Doug, live in Redding, California.