Seven Days of Prayer & Fasting for Australia & Federal Elections 25 June – 1 July 2016
#Ausprays2016 isa unitedcall for seven days of Prayer and Fasting for Australia and the coming Federal Elections on Sat 2 July 2016. This time of prayer & Fasting begins on Saturday 25 Juneand finishes on Friday 1 July 2016. The call for Prayer & Fasting was first proposed by the National Day of Prayer & Fasting and the Canberra Declaration team and after extensive discussion and input from Christian Leaders, Media Leaders and Prayer Leaders was confirmed on Monday 20 June 2016 on an Australia wide telephone conference call. Our mission is to amplify prayer for the last seven days before the election taking inspiration from the Australian Prayer Network call for 35 days of Prayer for the federal elections. The overall strategy for this special call to prayeris called #Ausprays2016 and comprises the following seven key elements.
1. #Ausprays2016 is a united call for seven days of Prayer and Fasting for Australia and the coming Federal Elections from Saturday 25 June – Friday 1 July 2016.
2 #AusPrays2016 is the main Social Media Hashtag for this prayer Campaign. Put it everywhere you can on the web and it will start to gain greater and greater popularity.
Other useful Hashtags to use as secondary Hashtags to create a Viral Momentum with ALL your social Media Posts:
#PrayAustralia & #AusPrays - This was used during the National Day Of Prayer & Fasting.
#AusVotes2016 & #Election2016 - This is what political parties and media are using, getting some of our posts in those streams will expand reach and draw attention.
#Jesus & #JesusIsLord - Because Jesus is Lord
3 Vision Christian Radio #AusPrays2016 Prayer Challenge 10AM, 12 Midday, 4PM and 8PM Everyday Monday – 27 June to Friday 1 July 2016www.vision.org.au
See the #AusPrays2016 Prayer Points 27 June - 1 July 2016 www.nationaldayofprayer.com.au and https://www.facebook.com/nationaldayofprayerandfasting
4 We call other Christian Radio Stations, Churches, media based ministries and individuals to use these one minute prayer points and create their own prayers through Youtube, Facebook, twitter, Instagram and get them into the public arenathrough social media using the hastag #AusPrays2016 10AM, 12 Midday, 4PM and 8PM Everyday Monday – 27 June - 1 July 2016. Many hands make light work. Together we can make a difference. Try to use these times but the main thing is to multiply prayer and inspire prayer in any way you can during the last week of this crucial election. #AusPrays2016 Prayer Points will be posted at the National Day of Prayer & Fasting Facebook Daily on the hour at the above times. https://www.facebook.com/nationaldayofprayerandfasting
5 Pray and fast for Australia. Pray and fast for the Election’s. Use the #AusPrays2016 Prayer Points but whatever you do make sure you pray!