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The Tennessee Weekend of Prayer Over Students designates the first full weekend of August each year as a day of prayer over our schools. At the request of First Priority, The TN State Legislators and Governor Bill Haslam signed it into law on April 24th, 2015. First Priority, Moms in Prayer, local churches and others work to coordinate prayer for our schools, students, teachers, staff and administrators during this weekend as school begins each year.

Praying for the students in our state is not just a privilege…it’s a necessity. Students live in a tough world! Each day, students are subjected to literally thousands of offensive images and words. They also face an enormous amount of peer pressure to become part of what is considered normal by the world’s standards. Without prayer, these students will not be able to stand against the insurmountable odds they will face from childhood until they leave this world. Will you join us in praying for our students?
We would like to invite you to get involved!

There are multiple ways you, your church and community can get involved with the Tennessee Weekend of Prayer Over Students. The following are just a few:
Organize a Campus Prayer Walk at your local school. If you would like to help coordinate prayer at a school near you, please contact us at [email protected]

Contact the principals of your local schools to let them know that your church is praying for their schools. Ask for a list of faculty members so that your church can pray for each of them by name.‘

Plan a 24-hour prayer vigil in your community.

Join a Moms in Prayer Group and impact our students and schools for Christ. For more information about Moms in Prayer visit