A solemn assembly to summon together the whole body of Christ to pray for the church and our nation. Based on the text in 2 Kings 2:19-22, we believe God is calling His people to bring “the salt” which is the church to the head of the waters where the foundation of our American liberty was birthed in Philadelphia and to intercede for God to heal the land.
The people of the city said to Elisha, “Look, our lord, this town is well situated, as you can see, but the water is bad and the land is unproductive.” “Bring me a new bowl,” he said, “and put salt in it.” So they brought it to him.
Then he went out to the spring and threwz the salt into it, saying, “This is what the Lord says: ‘I have healed this water. Never again will it cause death or make the land unproductive.’” 2
And the water has remained pure to this day, according to the word Elisha had spoken. (New International Version)
When is America For Jesus?
September 28th & 29th 2012
Where is America For Jesus?
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This is where the Declaration of Independence was signed. This is the location where the Constitution of the United States was debated and then ratified after much prayer. Additionally, this spot hosted the writing of the Bill of Rights. All of these concepts were harvested from a seed planted by William Penn, a Quaker, who founded Pennsylvania’s government on principles of Freedom & Equality. In 1751 the Pennsylvania General Assembly commissioned a foundry in England to forge a bell in honor of the fiftieth anniversary of William Penn’s Constitution for Pennsylvania, the Charter of Privileges. On the bell is inscribed Leviticus 25:10 which says,
“Proclaim liberty throughout the land unto the inhabitants thereof.”
Why America For Jesus?
America is in a state of emergency evidenced by the symptoms of widespread moral depravity and economic meltdown. Education, government, and man’s wisdom cannot solve this problem. There is only one remedy that truly can “heal the Land”-
2 Chronicles 7:14 states: “If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.” God required four things of His people before he would hear them. 1) humility 2) prayer 3) seek the Lord & 4) repentance.
Overview of Events:
Here is brief overview of the American for Jesus 2012 events taking place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. There will also be pre-rally events happening across the nation. We will be posting a listing of those events shortly. We look forward to seeing you on Independence Mall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Saturday 9.29.12 National Solemn Assembly
2012 – A National Call to Prayer will take place on Independence Mall. Opening Worship will begin @ 7:00AM. The Official Program will begin @ 9:00AM. This will be the centerpiece of America for Jesus 2012. All Pre-Events and Rally’s will lead to this moment in history where the Church of America gathers together to cry out to God for an awakening in our land! We can no longer allow our nation to stay on the course of widespread moral depravity. The time is now! The hour of awakening is upon us!
Friday 9.28.12 Awake Youth Rally
Join thousands of your and young adults on Independence Mall in downtown Philadelphia Friday Night September 28th. The event will include dynamic speakers such as Ron Luce, John Gray and Chris Hill. The evening will also include powerful worship and Christian Music Artist that will be sure to Rock the Night! Event begins at 5:00PM on Independence Mall!
Wednesday & Thursday 9.26-9.27.12 AwakeNow Conference
In multiple churches across the greater Philadelphia area, powerful meeting will be taking place at the AwakeNow Conference. National Leaders will join together to equip, empower and impart a new Passion of Revival to believers as we join together in these pre-rally meetings.
(Times, Locations and Speakers to be posted shortly)
Saturday 9.15.12 Love Philadelphia Outreach
Join thousands of believers as we serve the City of Philadelphia together in a collaborative effort of citywide compassion ministries and national relief agencies. You can be part of transforming lives in the City of Philadelphia. Shortly we will be posting the times that distribution of needed resources in various points of the city will be taking place.
If you would like to be part of the Love Philadelphia Outreach, please email us at lovephiladelphia@America For Jesus2012.org. There are many compassionate ministries in the greater Philadelphia area that have been serving the city for years. It is in our hearts to honor and celebrate these incredible services of the love of God. We will be hosting a celebration and honoring event in the days before the America For Jesus National Solemn Assembly. If you know of an outstanding ministry of compassion in the greater Philadelphia area, please email that information to lovephiladelphia@America For Jesus2012.org.
Operation Blessing – Operation Blessing’s work has a lasting impact on communities all around the world. In recognition of their efforts, Operation Blessing has been awarded honors from various organizations and governments, including the Nonprofit Times, the nation of El Salvador, and the Armed Forces of the Philippines.
Somebody Cares International – the Somebody Cares Mission is to let people know that Somebody Cares. Because Jesus cares, we the church care. As a result, through grass root efforts, communities are being transformed and the church is uniting. This is unity with a purpose.
Convoy of Hope- The mission of Convoy of Hope is simple—they exist to feed millions of people in need in the United States and around the world through children’s nutrition initiatives, citywide outreaches and disaster response.
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