The Bible tells us to “pray without ceasing.”
We think that’s a pretty good idea.


We’re pretty big on prayer. We do a lot of it in our Sunday worship service, using a combination of some very, very old prayers and others that we make up on the spot. As a community, we have particular times when pray with each other, for each other, and for the world around us. And we know that individual prayer is an absolutely crucial part of cultivating a personal relationship with God.

The bottom line is that we want to be a church that lives and thrives on prayer.

Daily prayer


The Anglican Tradition has a rich history of prayer occurring at least three times per day: morning, noon, and evening. About these times of prayer John H. Newman has said, “Stated times of prayer put us in that posture. . .in which we ought ever to be; they urge us forward in a heavenly direction, and then the stream carries us on.” (John Henry Newman, Parochial and Plain Sermons, 1.160). For morning and evening prayer, the new Texts for Common Prayer is available for download here (note that the Noonday prayer is yet to be composed). If you would like to pray the daily office but find it confusing, or do not have access to all the materials you need, we would encourage you to use the daily prayer office made by The Trinity Mission.

In addition, reading your Bible every day is an excellent discipline -but it can be hard to find a good rhythm or system. This app is an excellent one to help you read the Bible in a really manageable way:it coordinates across your devices and has a helpful commentary. Try it and let us know how you like it!

We’re also convinced that prayer is critical to all of our outreach endeavors. We’d love for you to pray for our local and global outreach partners. We have regular prayer meetings for our partners on Mondays – keep an eye on the calendar and worship guides for details.

Prayer requests


You can use this form to submit a prayer request.  We have a committed team of intercessors who pray confidentially for those asking for prayer, they also pray for the ‘green card’ responses from Sunday. If you would like to be contacted by a member of the clergy, please indicate that on your form.

After-service prayer


Each Sunday after worship, teams of trained prayer ministers are available at the front of the sanctuary to pray for you. You can ask for prayer about anything—nothing is too big or too small to be prayed for! Just make your way to the front after the service.

Extended Prayer Appointments


We know that healing and restoration often take time and so we offer extended prayer appointments on the fourth Monday of each month. If you are interested in signing up for an appointment with a team of prayer ministers, contact us. We also have a prayer intake form that we suggest you fill out in advance of your prayer appointment to provide the team praying with you any necessary background information. You can find that form here.

Questions


Want to know more? Contact us—just fill out the form and choose “Prayer” from the drop-down menu.

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