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Evangelical Leaders Call Christians to Prayer for the Peace of Jerusalem
Release Date:9/22/2007 12:00:00 AM

Who & What:
Rev. Robert Stearns, director and founder of Eagles Wings Ministries, and Dr. Jack Hayford, president of the Foursquare Denomination International and chancellor of The Kings College and Seminary, co-chair the annual global Day of Prayer for the Peace of Jerusalem, held the first Sunday of every October.
“The fact is, whatever our theological or political positions regarding Israel, we can all agree there is a Biblical mandate and a current crisis that should cause us to pray,” Rev. Stearns said. He urges all believers to join with the likes of Michael W. Smith, Dr. Frederick Price, the Newsboys, Pat Boone, Larnelle Harris, Dr. John Hagee and others in response to the biblical mandate.

Where & When:
The Day of Prayer for the Peace of Jerusalem will be held Sunday, Oct. 7, simultaneously around the world. There will be gatherings in Jerusalem, a worldwide teleconference call, and observances in worship services across the globe. Events will be carried live on GodTV.

Participants may register online at, as well as find a local church where they may join in prayer with other believers. They can also download brochures, sermons and other information, and follow events live that day.

  • The Day of Prayer for the Peace of Jerusalem events take place in the Sunday worship services of hundreds of thousands of churches across the globe.
  • The Day is also observed with a worldwide 24-hour teleconference call where Christians from around the world will be joining one another in "virtual prayer rooms."
  • In addition, there are regional observances with Israeli and Jewish representatives uniting Christian leaders in worship and prayer a Day of Prayer for the Peace of Jerusalem celebration service in Jerusalem, plus worldwide coverage of the Day of Prayer events on GodTV.
  • To request an interview with Rev. Stearns, please contact Melany Ethridge at or via cell (214) 912-8934. Rev. Stearns is available for interviews via phone or satellite, as he is currently in Israel.

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