August 11, 2019

Prayer in the Book of Acts
(Various Passages in Acts)

Sermon Slides – click here

The Church prays constantly and on all occasions.
(Acts 1:14; 2:42; 6:4)

The Church prays regularly and in specific places.
(Acts 3:1;10:9,30; 11:5; 12:12; 16:13, 16;22:17)

The Church prays for God’s guidance.
(Acts 1:24)

The Church praises God as a part of their prayer.
(Acts 4:24)

The Church prays prior to God’s movement in ministry.
(Acts 4:31; 6:6; 8:15; 13:3; 14:23; 20:36)

Desperate Need 
The Church prays when they are in need of God’s intervention.
(Acts 7:59; 12:5; 16:25; 21:5; 27:29)

The Church prays for healing.
(Acts 9:40; 28:8)

The Church prays for the salvation of others.
(Acts 8:22,24; 26:29)

As an Evidence of Spiritual Life 
Prayer is an evidence of the spiritual life of a believer.
(Acts 9:11; 10:2,4,31)

Lessons for Witnesses:
Prayer permeates 
the life and ministry of the Church.

Next Steps
• Renew your commitment to prayer.
• Add a new element of prayer from the pattern in Acts to your times of prayer.
• Invite someone to the Fellowship Grand Opening next week. 

This Week’s Growth Guide
God’s Word is both central and critical to your spiritual growth. We invite you to utilize the Growth Guide during the week to further your application of the Truth from the message.

• Monday – Acts 1:12-26
• Tuesday – Acts 2:1-3
• Wednesday – Acts 3:1-10
• Thursday – Acts 4:23-31
• Friday – Acts 20:13-38

At Fellowship                      

Grand Opening – August 18 | Both Services
Our Grand Opening will be a time to introduce our community to the story God is writing at Fellowship and how there is a place for everyone in His story. We will have our normal Sunday services so that our guests can see what happens as we gather weekly. 
After each service there will be free food, fun, and fellowship complete with inflatables for the kids and tours of our new facility. Fellowship ministries will be set up in the Atrium to showcase opportunities to connect and serve. 

We are asking our Fellowship Family to invite those around you to join us, involveyourself in the event to make it great, and be intentional the day of to welcome all who come through our doors. We are excited to share with people all that God is doing in and through Fellowship for His Kingdom. 
See Shane for more information. 

Home Church Launch – Week of August 25
Fellowship grows in relationship with God and one 
another through our small group ministry, Home Church. Starting next week August 25, we will meet in homes weekly to study, pray, and serve together. To see what new groups are launching go to For more information come to the Connection Center. 

Fellowship Ribbon Cutting 
Join us tomorrow (Monday) from 10-10:30 am as we cut the ribbon to our new and remodeled facilities. Conway Chamber of Commerce will be there and light refreshments will be provided including THINK Coffee’s house brew for all. 

Fellowship Kids 
SAY YES! We are growing and adding rooms full of kids this Fall and need you. Whether you are a behind the scenes person or love direct involvement with kids, we have a place for you. To learn more, please contact Heather at

Fellowship Equipping 
What area of your spiritual life currently needs strengthened? Take the time and invest in that area. Our equipping classes offer a wide variety of topics to help you grow in your faith. Go to for all the offerings and to register.  

NEXT Launching
Hey Fellowship Family! Our college and young adult ministry (NEXT) is getting ready to kickoff on August 27th.  If you know someone between 18 and 25 looking for biblical community, then direct them to our college and young adult pastor, Zach Benton – 

Father Son Camp Out
Fathers and their sons, grades K-12, are invited to the woods on Friday evening and Saturday, Sept 13-14, for the Father Son Camp Out. Escape the crazy of life and enjoy fishing, campfires, games, and the quiet of nature for just a little while. For more info go to For questions email  Registration deadline is September 8.

OCC Packing Party
Mark your calendars now!  The 2019 Operation Christmas Child Special Packing party will be Tuesday, September 17th from 6-9. You don’t want to miss this fun and eternally significant night as we pack 2400 gospel opportunities. 

Girlfriends Events
Our women’s ministry has great opportunities coming up:
•  Book study – Jesus Lover of a Woman’s Soul (Tuesdays beginning Aug 27, 12-1)
•  Book study – Jesus the One and Only (Tuesdays beginning Aug 27, 6:30 pm)
•  Celebrating 10 years of Girlfriends – Chili, Chocolate, and Chihuahuas (Sept 7, 6:30 pm)

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