Persistence in Prayer 

July 29, 2022

Persistance in Prayer Most of us know enough about the teachings of Jesus to understand the value of persistent prayer. He tells us to ask, seek, knock, and repeat until the door opens (Matt 7:7-8). Anyone who has ever actually tried this, though, may have found it to be a daunting task! No one knows this better than our team at Take the City. We launched the Harvest House of prayer right around the time that the pandemic began. We did not plan the timing of this. It just worked out that way! In this sacred space we have gathered corporately multiple times a day for the past two years with a clear agenda– to minister to the Lord in our worship and to pray for God to move in our city, region, nation, and world. Since its inception, we have learned a lot about persistent prayer, particularly within the context of global crises. Here are some key things we’ve learned. Weekly Appointments with the Lord We’ve heard it said by leaders in the prayer movement, “If you want to pray persistently, get it down on a schedule.” There is just something about getting a date and time down on your calendar that increases your likelihood of actually taking a specific action step. We like to refer to these scheduled times of prayer as appointments with the Lord Himself. We’ve found that by describing it this way, more of our volunteers experience His presence more frequently and their prayer sets are much more enjoyable. It feels less burdensome to know that you have a scheduled meeting with the most...
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Christmas Outreach – Chattahoochee Valley

December 21, 2019

Come and share the Good News of Jesus! We will have hot cocoa and will be passing out Hats, Socks, and Candy Canes to our neighbors in Columbus GA and Phenix City AL! Donations are welcome! We look forward to seeing you! Schedule: 12:15pm – Doors Open 12:30pm – Carols & Training 1:30pm – Christmas Outreach 4:00pm – Head back to Take the City For Pizza and to share what God has...
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Christmas Carols

December 20, 2019

We invite you to join us as we worship our King and Savior, Jesus Christ. We will sing carols unto Him and pray for each other and our city! We hope you can make it!
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Tent America Community Outreach – Chattahoochee Valley

October 19, 2019

We are partnering with Tent America for our outreach this month! Before, during, and after outreach, we will have 50 hours of ongoing prayer and worship from Oct. 17 @ 10pm – Oct. 19 @ 10pm! We will have a tent outside where we will meet, have training, and then go out together to share the love of Jesus! You don’t want to miss this! Our schedule is as follows: 12pm – Worship & Training 1pm – Activation and Outreach 3:30pm – Head back to the Tent at Take the City for Pizza and Testimonies We are believing for powerful breakthrough throughout our city! Come worship with us throughout the weekend and join us for an incredible time of sharing the...
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United in Prayer

July 19, 2019

What is United in Prayer? United in Prayer is an initiative of Take the City which unifies local believers for worship and intercession to prepare the way for lives to be transformed by the love and power of Jesus. Come join us as we intercede for the Chattahoochee Valley! What does the Church need today? “What the Church needs to-day is not more machinery or better, not new organizations or more and novel methods, but men whom the Holy Ghost can use — men of prayer, men mighty in prayer. The Holy Ghost does not flow through methods, but through men. He does not come on machinery, but on men. He does not anoint plans, but men — men of prayer.” ― E.M. Bounds, Power Through...
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Sarah

My experience with the Take the City crew was like coming into a family.  Our team was welcomed in with open arms with like-hearted believers who love Jesus and have laid down their lives to serve the broken of the city! It was an honor to come alongside them, be welcomed into their homes, share meals, and experience the transformational work that God is doing in and through them to see His Kingdom come.