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Greater Huntsville Pastors Prayer Summit (GHPPS) - Monthly Meeting


Greater Huntsville Pastors Prayer Summit

Greater Huntsville Pastors Prayer Summit

Monthly Mini-Summit
January 2008
Mini-Summit Time

Mini-Summits occur the 2nd Tuesday of each month.

January Mini-Summit

Tuesday January 8th

Please note that the mini-summit for the month of January will be hosted by The Dwelling Place and Pastor Patrick Penn. The location and directions are included.

Meet and Greet: 10:00am
Prayer: 10:30am
Lunch: 12:00pm
Mini-Summit Location

The Dwelling Place
2550 Redstone Rd SW
Huntsville, AL 35803
Phone:(256) 883-6616

Map and Directions

Steering Team

Please note there will also be a meeting of the Servant Leadership Team at 8:30am in the same location.
Host Possibilities? If your church or ministry would be willing to host a mini-summit one month, or you would like to recommend a location that may be a strategic site for a future month, please let us know! Email: Host Possibility

Host Ministry Highlight
The Dwelling Place

The Dwelling Place
2550 Redstone Rd SW
Huntsville, AL 35803
Phone:(256) 883-6616

About The Dwelling Place


To be passionately in love with Jesus and committed to living, preaching and demonstrating the Kingdom of God.


To see every kindred, tongue, people and nation redeemed unto God to become His Dwelling Place.

"Now the dwelling of God is with men and He will live with them." -- A Loud Voice from the Throne


Prayer: God's purposes are accomplished on earth through the intercession of His church. We are to pray for His Kingdom to come and His Will to be done on earth as it is in Heaven. His House is to be called a House of Prayer.
Worship: Passionate worship allows us to express our love toward God. As we worship Him in Spirit and in truth we encounter an intimate relationship between our heart and His.
Outreach: Jesus said to go into all the world and preach the gospel therefore we participate in and support local and global evangelism.

Equipping: Every person has a God given destiny. Unfortunately many people never fulfill that destiny even among believers. It is vital therefore that all believers discover their destiny in Christ and that they are released into it. The present ministry of the Fivefold ministry gifts (i.e. apostles, prophets, evangelists, pastors, and teachers) were given to equip and prepare God's people. This is accomplished through teaching, discipleship, activation and impartation.
Family: The most important relationship outside of our personal relationship with God is our relationship with our family. If we are not real in our own house, we are not real anywhere.
Youth: Malachi 4:5-6 states that before the Lord returns that the spirit of Elijah will come to turn the heart of the fathers to the children and the heart of the children to their fathers. Joel 2:28 states that in the last days "your sons and daughters will prophesy." God is releasing a prophetic anointing on the youth who desperately need spiritual fathers and mothers to mentor them and cast the mantle.
Unity: Jesus prayed that we would be one just as He and the Father are one. Unity is not conforming to the doctrines, ideas, opinions, etc. of others, but a commitment to walk in covenant relationships with each other, despite our differences. Jesus said that unity would show the world that God sent Him and that God loved them. We believe that God is uniting the Body of Christ to reap a worldwide harvest into His Kingdom.
Giving: God loves a cheerful giver. We believe in the joyful and sacrificial giving of tithes and offerings as an expression of worship to God and as a means to expand His Kingdom.
Faith: It is impossible to please God without faith. We should endeavor to live by faith in God's Word as it pertains to every area of our life (i.e. spiritually, physically, emotionally, socially, and financially.)

GHIMF Area-Wide MLK Service (VBC) - Area Churches Join in Worship and Celebration! (1/13)


Greater Huntsville Interdenominational
Ministerial Fellowship (GHIMF)

Area-Wide Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Emancipation Proclamation

Area Churches Joining
in Worship and Celebration

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4pm Sunday January 13th, 2008

Von Braun Center South Hall
700 Monroe Street SW, Huntsville, AL 35801

Special Award Presentations:
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Service Award
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Awards

Area-Wide Pastor, Choir, and Youth Processionals!
Area-Wide Mass Choir!

Please join pastors and churches from throughout North Alabama in worship and celebration as we all come together to help fulfill the dream of Dr. King in our city and valley! Admission is free and details on other specific areas of involvement for you and your congregation are available online at

Special Honored Guest:
The Reverend Dr. Clifford McLain, Pastor
Little Union Baptist Church, Shreveport, LA

MLK Celebration - Online Printable Flyer (PDF)
MLK Letter of Invitation - Online Printable Letter (PDF)

Greater Huntsville Interdenominational
Ministerial Fellowship
P.O. Box 296
Normal, Alabama 35762


Dr. Oscar L. Montgomery, Sr.

Dr. H. Wendell Thompson, Sr.
Vice President

Rev. Earla Lockhart

Rev. Jesse L. Hughes
Assistant Secretary

Rev. G.W. Lindsey, Jr.
Corresponding Secretary

Rev. Michael Jones

Rev. Larry Battle

Area-Wide Martin Luther King Jr. Emancipation Proclamation
Area Churches Joining in Worship and Celebration
4pm January 13th, 2008
Von Braun Center -- South Hall

Dear Pastor:

As President of The Greater Huntsville Interdenominational Ministerial Fellowship (GHIMF), I would like to invite you and your congregation to attend and participate in the Emancipation Proclamation - Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration to be held on January 13th, 2008 at 4:00 p.m. This area-wide worship service will be held at the Von Braun Center-South Hall.

We would be blessed if you would join in the procession of Pastors and Ministers into the Hall at the beginning of the service. Dark attire is to be worn for this event. Your choir is invited to participate in the Area-Wide Celebration Mass Choir under the direction of Dr. Janette Kotey. The choirs are asked to dress in their robes for this occasion. We are asking you to please submit the name of your music director to Dr. Kotey at your earliest convenience. She will then distribute copies of the music to be sung at the service to each choir and the mass choir rehearsal dates prior to the final rehearsals at the Von Braun Center.

We are also requesting contact information for your Youth and Ushers. The youth of each church will be asked to participate in the procession some of which will carry flags or banners. The usher teams from area churches are to serve during the worship service.

The coordinators of each activity are listed below and information about how to contact them (and an online form for contact information) may be found at

Pastors: Rev. Earla Lockhart,, 256.527.6161
Music: Dr. Janette Kotey,, 256.852.4318, x231
Youth: Rev. Leroy Cole,, 256.379.3250
Ushers: Min. Pricilla Montgomery,, 256.417.5417

Thank you in advance for the participation of your church in this event. We hope that we can all come together to help fulfill the dream of Dr. King here in Huntsville, Alabama.

Yours in Christ,
Rev. Dr. Oscar L. Montgomery, President of GHIMF

"Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world." (1 Jn 4:4)

Primary Contacts - Special Areas of Involvement

  • Area Pastors to participate in Area Pastors Processional (Senior, Associate, Youth Pastor or Ministry Leader)
  • Area Choir/Music Minister to participate (with Choir) in Area Choir Processional
  • Area Usher to help with Area Ushering Teams
  • Area Youth (Middle School-High School) to participate in Area Youth Processional with flags/banners

    Please provide contact information for you or your congregation and note if you have interest in any of the special areas of involvement through the ONLINE FORM here, or if you prefer to contact a coordinator for that special area directly you may do so through one or more of the following:

    Pastors Processional
    Rev. Earla Lockhart

    Choir Directors/Ministers of Music (Choir Processional)
    Dr. Janette Kotey
    256.852.4318, x231

    Youth (Processional w/ Flags/Banners)
    Rev. Leroy Cole

    Usher Teams
    Minister Pricilla Montgomery

    Area-Wide MLK Mass Choir Rehearsals
    CONTACT Dr. J Kotey, or 256-852-4318, x231

    Online Flyer for Choir and Worship Leaders (PDF)

    December 29th 3:00 pm - First Missionary Baptist Church
    3509 Blue Springs Rd., NW Huntsville, AL 35810
    Phone: 256.852.4318, Web:

    January 4th 6:30p.m. - Union Hill Primitive Baptist Church
    2115 Winchester Rd. N. W. Huntsville, AL 35810
    Phone: 256.852.0170, Web:

    January 12th 3:00pm - Saint Bartley Primitive Baptist Church
    3020 Belafonte Ave. N. W. 35816
    Phone: 256.536.6266, Web:

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