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ng for Christian leaders in South Did you know there has been a prayer meeti ar basis for the last 44 years? Wales, focused specifically on revival, on a regul

the story

Back in the 1960 s two pastors in the Swansea area counsel and supp (Luther Rees an ort in the compa d I.B. Davies) fo ny of an older m und an – George Griffi ths of Cwmtwrc More than 40 ye h. ars earlier, as a young pastor Ge Jeffreys to take so orge Griffiths ha me special service d invited Stephe s at Christmas tim preaching conv n ention ignited an e. What started as a long-weeke d continued for People were conv nd seven whole we erted night afte eks without a br r night. eak. Stirred by the po ssibilities held ou t to them, the yo meeting of Chris unger men soug tian leaders with ht to initiate a pr the sole aim of These meetings ayer saying to God, ‘O have been runn ing continuously Lord, do it agai n’. ever since.

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the questions

Are you a Christian leader or a leader in training? Would you be willing to come together in gospel partne rship to voice the simple pra yer ‘O Lord, do it again’? Do you think your chu rch would be glad to see you setting aside time to pray like this? Do you believ e it would be a good thing to see a movement of prayer spreading among us? If you cannot get to Port Talbot would you be willing to gather a group in you r own location to the same end ?

the plan for 2013 Venue: BETHLEHEM EVANGELICAL CHURCH Ysguthan Road, Sandfields, Abe ravon, Port Talbot, SA12 6NE (Visit www.sandfields-church if you need directions.) TIMES: Session 1: 9.30am to 10.45am Tea & coffee: 10.45am to 11.15a m Session 2: 11.15am to 12.30pm DATES: THURSDAY - 10 JANUARY THURSDAY - 21 FEBRUARY THURSDAY - 18 APRIL THURSDAY - 6 JUNE THURSDAY - 12 SEPTEMBER THURSDAY - 7 NOVEMBER

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