Grammy Award-nominated and Dove Award-winning worship leader, pastor and author William McDowell, along with his church, Deeper Fellowship Church, will host “Cover the Earth 2020,” a 24-hour worldwide worship and intercession event beginning at 9 a.m. ET Saturday, Oct. 24.
A press release said, “This is a special time reserved to pray and worship. McDowell will be joined by world-renowned worship leaders and pastors from all over the globe such as Darlene Zschech, Steffany Gretzinger, Tasha Cobbs-Leonard, Michael W. Smith, CeCe Winans, Leeland, David & Nicole Binion, Rita Springer, Dante Bowe, Lindy Cofer and more. You can tune-in and join this powerful time at William McDowell's YouTube as well as Deeper Fellowship Church's YouTube.”
"It was during my time of prayer just a few months ago that God showed me this special time and event. God literally and visually showed me the people to ask to be part of this time," McDowell shared. "It was confirming to me as I called on these friends and how quickly they said 'yes' that this was something we needed to do. I feel that God's heart is going to be communicated and that our posture will be defined and refocused towards the Lord, that we are not praying for our desires, but for his will during this season."
During the 24 hours, viewers will be able to participate in the worship from more than six continents around the earth as well as hear conversations between McDowell and pastors and worship leaders on what they hear or sense that God is saying during this unprecedented season.
"This will be a time that his lordship over the earth will be showcased," McDowell said.
For more than 20 years, McDowell has been writing songs crying out for God to bring revival and, since 2016, he has seen the presence of God enter his church in Orlando. Last year, he recorded the Dove and Billboard Music Award-nominated project, “The Cry,” “a collection that puts melody to what God has been doing in his church.” The press release noted, “It is fitting that now McDowell would gather these leaders at this time to pray for the world to see and hear what God is doing right now.”