â€śAWAKENâ€ť(from Ephesians 3:14-21) is the theme for See You at the Pole 2012, the annual global day of student prayer. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 7 a.m. at schools across the United States.
This is the 22nd anniversary for See You at the Pole, a student-initiated and student-led movement that started in the Ft. Worth suburb of Burleson, Texas in 1990. SYATP brings students to their school flagpoles to intercede for their leaders, schools and families, asking God to bring moral and spiritual awakening to their campuses and city.
â€śSYATP helps launch teenagers â€” in unity â€” to minister to their peers. It empowers students in prayer at the beginning of the school year to take leadership at their schools. What better way is there to begin a semester than to pray for their friends, community and nation?â€ť commented Loran Rule, youth pastor of Emmanuel Fellowship Church of Sweetwater.
To celebrate the studentâ€™s efforts and what God is doing on Sweetwater school campuses, the Sweetwater Youth Ministers Alliance has organized a post event rally called the Saw You at the Pole Block Party. The block party will be held Wednesday evening, Sept. 26, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. downtown on Oak Street. All area junior high and high school students are invited to attend.
Hotdogs, games, music and prizes are just a few of the things one could expect at the event. Guest performer, rapper, and artist Brian Burk of Lubbock will be performing and delivering the nightâ€™s message. The worship team from Trinity Baptist Church will close the event. If you would like more information, contact Loran Rule at 325-933-0129.