Praying for Your Service
Our gospel came not unto you in word only but also in power, and in the Holy Spirit... – I Thess 1:5
The Lord is near to all who call upon Him sincerely & in truth... – Psalm 145:18
We believe that God is calling some of us to pray with others before each of our five services. The focus is to pray for every aspect of the service – those conducting it, our volunteers, those coming to it – and the neighborhood surrounding it. We pray "conversationally" – short prayers that build on one another – starting with praise to our God from a Psalm. Your commitment can range from participating when possible (say, once a month) or more regularly. It could even be a Fellowship Group form of service for a season as well!
West Side AM: 8:45-9:00am
East Side AM: 9:30-10:15am
East Side PM: 5:15-5:45pm
"When I started coming to pray with others before my service, I found my own heart was calmed and prepared for worship. But I also soon realized that it gave me a great sense of accomplishment that we were a vital part of the Sunday Services ministry. I got a mental picture of us all in the circle actually lifting up all those involved in the day's services. It was similar to a blanket catching someone jumping from a burning building - it takes the whole circle of people to support the blanket." Carole Kleinknecht