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About The Invitation

IMG_4137YWAM has always been committed to prayer and seeking God. We do this as individuals, as ministry locations, as countries and at many other levels. Many of YWAM’s leaders believe that now is the time for YWAM everywhere to come together in prayer in an even more unified manner.

At a meeting in 2014, several hundred YWAM leaders had a sense that God was inviting YWAM into His presence in a new way. Now YWAM’s leaders extend that invitation to the whole mission and to the friends of YWAM as well. They invite us all to gather before God together once a month.

The prayer day is called The Invitation. Said Darlene Cunningham, one of YWAM’s founders, “God is inviting us into His presence to help carry and nurture His dreams.”


The second Thursday of each month, or on whatever day close to that works better for your community.

How to Participate

YWAM prayer groupTo receive emails about The Invitation topics, find the “Stay Connected” box on the bottom of the right-hand column on this website, enter your email address and click “Sign Up.”

To share what you sensed in prayer, go to YWAM’s Facebook page and like it. Look for the post about The Invitation on the second Thursday of each month. Add a comment about how your own prayer time went.

If you would rather receive the prayer information as a podcast, sign up for the podcast hereStay informed on Twitter by following @ywam and by using #praywithywam. You can also use #praywithywam on Instagram.

Contact Us

To contact us with suggestions for The Invitation, or to give us feedback from prayer times, including topic ideas you sense God is leading you to share with us, please email us.


We will attempt to offer as many translations as possible of The Invitation emails. We usually offer Spanish, Portuguese, French, Korean, and Indonesian. If you don’t see your language and would like to help us by translating, please contact us.

Prayer Preparation

“Expecting God to do the Miraculous” by Shirley Brownhill of YWAM Perth. In English, French, Portuguese, Spanish, and Indonesian.

“Seeking God like Never Before” by Michael Berg of YWAM Orlando. In English, French, Portuguese, Spanish, and Indonesian.

“God Is Inviting Us” by Darlene Cunningham, YWAM’s Co-Founder. In English, French, Spanish, and Indonesian.

“Principles For Effective Intercession” by Joy Dawson.

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