Oh, what a night!
This past Tuesday, the amazing team at First Baptist Dallas hosted 3,000 women for a time of fellowship that brought the house down! We began our AWAKEN gathering with an incredible worship experience led by Anthony Evans and Priscilla gave an awesome message as women leaned in with a heart full of expectancy to hear from God.
“Running out of ourselves is a prefix to running into Jesus.”
During our prayer experience, women were awakened to the needs of others. Silent petitions in the form of prayer requests flooded the alter. It was such a beautiful sight to see sisters hand-in-hand interceding on behalf of one another.
Did you have the opportunity to take a “shipping tag” with a prayer request at the end of the night? For the next several days, remember to continue storming the gates of heaven with prayers on behalf of your sisters!
We’ve added a new element to our AWAKEN gathering called the Wide Awake Award! This award gives us an opportunity to honor a woman from the DFW area that has been diligently serving within her community. The winner of our first ever Wide Awake Award was a single mother named Pam. Pam has been a wonderful example of what being the “hands and feet of Jesus” looks like by sacrificially serving others even during her own time of need. She had no idea her friends nominated her for this award!! We were extremely honored to take the time to publicly applaud her self-less efforts and shower her with appreciation.
Sisters, you are fiercely loved…and you loved fiercely.
We had a chance to bless an amazing ministry called Reach4Hope that nurtures the inner city youth of Dallas. Women with a heart for our city overwhelmed this ministry in such a beautiful way! It was a great sight to see women coming through the doors with arms filled with donations for young people that might not have access to simple, yet needful things.
Talk about being the hands and feet of Jesus!! Reach4Hope had to cart everything away in a Uhaul truck. a UHAUL truck! We don’t want you to stop there though. Visit their site here to see how you, along with your friends and family, can become more involved with this amazing ministry throughout the year.
Are you already anticipating the next AWAKEN event like we are? Save the date and mark you calendars for Tuesday, October 21st, when we meet for our next AWAKEN in the beautiful Prestonwood Baptist Church (Plano campus). We don’t want you to miss it! This will be another amazing night of fellowship, worship, teaching and encouragement. Begin spreading the news! Tell your family, girlfriends and co-workers about this special night, October 21st. As always, this event is free but registration will be required.