GPG 2017

Global Prayer Gathering

Washington, D.C. Convention Center

We Are Not Overcome

There are more than 45 million slaves across the world today. This reality is overwhelming, but we are not overcome. Slavery can end in our lifetime if God's people lead the fight.

Join us at the Global Prayer Gathering and boldly pray for the freedom of every child, woman and man being abused, trafficked and enslaved across our world. Experience powerful prayer and worship, hear from the brave people on the front lines fighting to rescue slaves and transform nations, and join a community committed to ending slavery and injustice-until all are free.

The end of slavery begins with God's people. It begins with you.

What to Expect

  • Worship and fellowship

    with IJM staff, and meet friends passionate about justice.

  • Hear first-hand stories

    from the fight for justice, directly from our field leaders.

  • See where God is moving today

    and pray for those still trapped in slavery and violence. REGISTER NOW


$210 through March 1


  • Gary Haugen CEO, IJM

  • Sean Litton President, IJM

  • Claire Wilkinson Vice President of Regional Operations, Africa

  • Jocelyn White Church Mobilization Director, IJM

  • Eddie Kaufholz Church Mobilization Director, IJM

  • Abraham George Director of International Church Mobilization, IJM


  • Sandra McCracken Music Artist

  • Robbie Seay Band Worship Band



  • 8.00amRegistration opens
  • 9.00amPlenary Session & Prayer Room 1
  • 12.30pmLunch Break
  • 2.00pmPrayer Room 2 and 3
  • 4.00pmDinner Break
  • 7.00pmPlenary Session
  • 9:00amPlenary Session & Prayer Room 4 and 5
  • 12.30pmLunch Break
  • 12.45pmPastor Lunch
  • 2.00pmPlenary Session
  • 4.00pmEvent ends

Full event schedule coming soon


Walter E. Washington Convention Center

801 Mt. Vernon Place NW, Washington, DC


Frequently asked questions

General Questions

Can children come to the Global Prayer Gathering?

We will be hearing sensitive stories of abuse and injustice, so we do not recommend that you bring your children.

Are meals provided?

A boxed lunch will be served on Friday & Saturday. Due to a wide range of food allergies and dietary restrictions, we are only able to accommodate vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free options. However, there are many food options within walking distance of the Convention Center.

Is there a dress code?

No. Participants wear a variety of attire and are generally more casual throughout the weekend.

Are cameras or videography allowed?

We are excited for you to share about your experience, but for the safety of our clients and the stories we share, we do not allow any photography, video or audio recordings during main sessions or prayer rooms.

I would like to attend, but will need an invitation for visa purposes. Can you write me a letter?

The Global Prayer Gathering email invitation should meet visa requirements. Unfortunately, we do not have the ability to write individual letters.

I would like to volunteer. Will there be a volunteer’s discount?

We are very grateful for friends who volunteer to help, but we do not have the budget to offer discounted or free tickets. We have already underwritten a significant portion of each participant's cost so that you will receive the lowest cost possible.

Does IJM provide any scholarships?

Unfortunately, we do not have scholarship funding available for the Global Prayer Gathering.


What is the cost of the 2017 Global Prayer Gathering?

  • $175 through October 29
  • $195 through December 17
  • $210 through March 1
  • $240 on March 2-4
  • $165*IJM Alumni
  • $125*Students
  • *limited number of student and alumni tickets available

What does the ticket cost cover?

The ticket includes the cost of participating in the conference and materials needed for the gathering.

Is there a group rate?

There are no group rates for the 2017 Global Prayer Gathering as we strive to offer the lowest possible price for all attendees.

I can only attend part of the weekend. Can I pay a partial registration fee?

We cannot accommodate partial registrations at this time.

I’m a student, but also former IJM alum. Should I register as an IJM Alumni or Student?

You may register as a Student and opt into the IJM Alumni event.

How late could I can cancel my ticket and receive a refund?

You may cancel your ticket within 45 days of purchase for a partial refund of the registration fee (a $50 cancellation fee will be applied to each ticket) through February 5th. After February 5th tickets are no longer refundable. Your Global Prayer Gathering ticket is also fully transferable.


Are special hotel rates available?

We have a limited number of rooms reserved at the Marriott Marquis for a reduced rate of $249. Book your room here

Will there be parking?

There are over 3,000 parking spaces in a three block radius of the facility. Reserve your parking spot before you come here.

How can I get to the Convention Center from the airport?

The Convention Center is located off of the Yellow/Green line: Mt Vernon Sq/7th St-Convention Center. Find detailed directions to the airport here.

Register for IJM's Global Prayer Gathering today

"I have never been to a conference that has so affected my life. I am changed as a result of these few days!"
Register Now

$210 through March 1

Pastor Gathering