Praying for Our Schools

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This handout has been prepared to help you to know how to pray for our schools on a daily/weekly basis. Include in your prayer time a prayer for one of the categories in our schools each day. Thank you for praying for our schools.

Board of Education:
- School Superintendent and administration
- that they will have wisdom in leading the school system
- that they will do their best to help Vandalia Schools to be the best they can
- that they have a personal, growing relationship with Jesus Christ

- Elementary School principal
- Middle School principal
- High School principal
- that they will demonstrate a Christ-like attitude towards all students
- that they will do they very best to help students succeed
- that they will help foster a positive learning environment in their class
- that they have a personal, growing relationship with Jesus Christ

- that they will come prepared to learn every day
- that they will receive positive support from their parents/guardians
- that they will show respect for their fellow students
- that they will do their very best in every endeavor at school
- that they will have a personal, growing relationship with Jesus Christ

- That they will give positive support to their children
- that they will help them succeed in their studies
- that they will support the faculty and school administration
- that they will have a personal, growing relationship with Jesus Christ

Support staff:
Bus drivers
Lunch room workers
Custodial and maintenance personnel

Law enforcement
Keeping our schools safe
Safety as they direct traffic each day


When you engage in prayer, you are calling on the resources of heaven to do what only God has the power to do.

1. Save the lost.
2. Transform the soul.
3. Heal the broken hearted.
4. Comfort the grieving.
5. Bring hope to the hopeless.
6. Grant and guarantee eternal security.
7. Protect the godly.

Scriptures that help you understand the power of prayer

Proverbs 15:8: The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the Lord, but the prayer of the upright is His delight.

Mark 11:24: Therefore I say to you, all things for which you pray and ask, believe that you have received them, and they will be granted you.

Luke 18:1: Now He was telling them a parable to show that at all times they ought to pray and not to lose heart.

John 15:16: You did not choose Me but I chose you, and appointed you that you would go and bear fruit, and that your fruit would remain, so that whatever you ask of the Father in My name He may give to you.

Ephesians 6:18: With all prayer and petition pray at all times in the Spirit, and with this in view, be on the alert with all perseverance and petition for all the saints.

1 Thessalonians 5:17: Pray without ceasing.

James 5:16b: The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much.