Frequently Asked Questions

  • What if someone doesn't have internet access? How can their street adoption be posted to Transform Our World?

    Local Prayer Coordinators

    There are many amazing prayer warriors who do not have internet access, that is why we encourage you to designate a person to be a prayer coordinator for your local congregation or for your local prayer initiative, this person can collect the address of these street adopters and register there street adoption for them. We have created this simple sign up for just for that purpose. It works great as a bulletin insert! Adopt Your Street Sign Up Form

    Once the "Adopt Your Street Sign Up Forms" have been filled in, you can enter them into the spreadsheet below and will import them onto the site on your behalf.

    Right click here and select "Save As" to download the spreadsheet.

  • How do you sign up to Adopt Your Street?

    Follow these simple instructions:

    To start, simply go to Transform Our and click on the "Adopt Your Street" icon and follow the trail. You will be able to:

    1. Plot the street you wish to "adopt".
      It could be yours, or one you choose to make "yours" – the one in your neighborhood, at your school, at your place of work – or all of them! Involve each member of the family in the process!
    2. See your "dot" on the map, and see the "dots" of the others who are praying nearby you.
      Join a Prayer Initiative in your area. Use the drop-down menu to select the initiative that serves the street you have adopted.
    3. Start a Prayer Initiative.
      If you do not find one that serves your "adoption", click on the "Request an Initiative" option in the drop-down menu and follow the instructions. We'll help you get started.
    4. Comment on your adopted street.
      Who are you praying about? What are you asking God for? What changes are taking place?
    5. Communicate with each other.
      "Follow" others' comments and let them "follow" yours.
    6. Expand your options.
      Once you complete the Adopt Your Street registration process, you will have your own Transform Our World profile. From your Profile Page, you can expand your involvement and manage your preferences – anytime you want.

    Download How to Adopt Your Street Instructions on Powerpoint

  • What if I cannot locate my street on the map?

    Some streets are not yet registered with Google maps.

    If that is the case with your street, please enter your city name with your country, then zoom in and move the pin to your desired location.

  • How do I get my question answered?

    If you have a question you would like answered that you don't see the answer to here:

    Please send it to us in an email to . We'll get back to you as soon as we can. If a question is asked frequently it will probably get posted right here.

  • People that I have encouraged to adopt streets have had technical problems. What should I do?

    Many people who are dedicated to transformation and street adoption may, for whatever reason, have trouble with the technical aspects of the web site. If you can’t find the answer to the problem that they are encountering on this FAQ page, feel free to contact us. Please provide as many details as possible regarding the nature of the problem so that we can remedy it as quickly as possible.

    In addition, group administrators can upload a list of street adoptions with just a few button clicks. This is very effective for mobilizing and tracking street adoptions. Using this method, people gathered in a meeting can adopt their streets using pen and paper. They simply provide the street address that they are adopting AND their email address, The adoption cards can be collected during the meeting, and then entered into a spread sheet. The group administrator then uploads the spread sheet, and the street adoptions are imported. You can import 5 or 500 or 5000 street adoptions at the same time. It is a convenient and very effective tool to help mobilize street adoptions.

    Once street adoptions are imported, each adopter will receive an email reminding them of their commitment. The email will also provide them instructions on how to log into the site.

    To familiarize yourself with the adoption import process, log in as group administrator and go to your group's page. The “Import adoptions” option is located under the “EDIT” menu in the right hand column. It should look like this:

    This page has instructions and a street adoption spread sheet template. A form is also available for download that can be printed and distributed for people to fill out.

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