Join us and churches across Canada to pray for students…

…because every student needs Jesus.

On Sunday, August 18th let’s join together to pray for every student to experience the light of Jesus this school year. You only need five minutes to host at your church or group.

How to Host Every Student Sunday at Your Church

Step One: Set Up Your Event

✓ Let us know you’re interested. 

Complete this short form to simply let us know you’re interested. We’ll send you updates and helpful insights as Every Student Sunday approaches. You can always ask questions or remove your name from the list by contacting us.

✓ Talk with your pastor.

Confirm a 5 minute prayer spot during your weekend service. You can share this Every Student Sunday Summary, or point them to this webpage to learn more. (If August 18th is not ideal, you are welcome to choose a different day in August or September.)

Step Two: Prepare for Your Event

✓ Pray!
Pray that God would use Every Student Sunday at your church to inspire people to pray for students in Canada. We’ll be praying for you too!

✓ Prepare your presentation
Check out the resources page for everything you need.

✓ Arrange for a booth or table
After your service, you can interact with people at your table who are interested in further connection about student ministry. Information about what you can set up will be available on the resources page.

✓ Order and print supplies
Find postcards, bulletin inserts and more on the resources page.

✓ Spread the word
You can also follow Power to Change – Students on Facebook and Instagram and share posts about the event.

Step Three: Host Your Event

✓ Give your presentation and pray
We’ve prepared a church presentation package (script, slides, booth resources) so you have everything you need to host well and still customize to suit your church’s style.

✓ Make connections 
Help people sign up to receive regular prayer requests by email or make connections with a Power to Change campus community.

Step Four: Provide Feedback

✓ Complete the feedback form
We value your partnership and your opinion. Your feedback will help us make the Every Student Sunday experience even better for next year. Complete the feedback form here.

Have a question? Share your questions in the “I’m interested” signup form and we will get back to you shortly.


What is Every Student Sunday?

Every Student Sunday is a nationwide day of praying for Canadian college and university students. The official date for Every Student Sunday is August 18, 2019. Power to Change – Students is passionate about mobilizing the Canadian church to intercede for students so they might discover Jesus and be transformed into lifelong disciples, but we need your help!

Woman standing and praying with others in a crowd.

Who is Every Student Sunday for?

Every Student Sunday is for all who desire to see students discover and know Jesus. Whether it is a whole denomination, your local church, a bunch of your friends or just by yourself, we would love for you to join us in prayer.

Where do we pray during Every Student Sunday?

Wherever you are! Whether it is at your local church, on campus, at someone’s house or in God’s creation, we encourage you to pray where you are comfortable and where it makes the most sense for you and your group.

When can we do Every Student Sunday?

The official date for 2019 is August 18th. However, you can choose a date that is convenient for your church or group of friends.

What if I can’t get any time up front at my church? How can I help?

  • Sign up to receive monthly prayer updates by email
  • Set a weekly/monthly event in your calendar or alarm on your phone as a reminder to pray for students
  • Ask for time to present at a church prayer meeting or at another group’s gathering. E.g., Young adults service, Youth ministry, Ladies Bible Study, etc..
  • Ask to write a note to your church’s email list or bulletin inviting church members to pray for students. Include the link above to receive regular student prayer videos.
Four students praying together.

I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life. – Jesus (John 8:12)

Time spent in prayer will yield more than that given to work. Prayer alone gives work its worth and its success. Prayer opens the way for God himself to do his work in us and through us. Let our chief work as God’s messengers be intercession; in it we secure the presence and power of God to go with us. – Andrew Murray

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