Numerous events planned to celebrate Israel's 60th anniversary

THOUSANDS of Christians are expected to journey to Israel in May to celebrate the 60-year anniversary of its modern statehood with music, prayer, fellowship and historical tours. On Pentecost Sunday, 11th May, global Christian broadcaster God TV will air live footage of worship and celebration events that bring together two of the world's leader prayer movements - Lou Engle's TheCall and Graham Power's Global Day Of Prayer (GDP). Power will join God TV co-founders Rory and Wendy Alec inside their Jerusalem TV studios to pray in concert with millions worldwide while Engle will simultaneously rally intercessors across town for The Call Jerusalem at the Jerusalem Convention Center. Mike Bickle of the International House Of Prayer and Cindy Jacobs, co-founder of Generals International, will join Engle at TheCall.

The prayer events fall in the middle of a week of festivities being hosted by God TV as part of its Israel Tour 2008, which includes a concert at Mount Carmel featuring prophetic minister Kim Clement and a 60th anniversary celebration by Hillsong's worship team at the Western Wall. A potential audience of tens of millions of viewers worldwide will be able to tune in to God TV's coverage of the rallies and lend their prayer support to local Messianic and Arab believers in the Holy Land. CR

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