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Prayer



The main purpose of
prayer—whether traditional 
Christian prayers, daily Bible
verses, spontaneous pleas for 
help or expressions of praise
and thanksgiving—is to 
connect us to a Higher Power,
to deepen our relationship
to our Lord, and to affirm our
hope and  faith in God’s love. 

Come pray with us.

 

Recent Prayer Stories

A bathroom door sign reading Friends with two female stick figures holding hands

Weak from cancer treatment, she relied on her best friend, and Patti always came through.

by Cathy Mogus
, Richmond, British Columbia, Canada

Shift your focus from what seems wrong in your life to what's right, good–even wonderful.

by Bob Hostetler

Healing prayers and faith on Hanukkah

A young rabbinical student discovers his own Hanukkah miracle as he battles leukemia.

by Yosef Eliezrie
, Brooklyn, New York

A book to help you discover the rhythms and benefits of daily fixed-hour prayer

by Bob Hostetler

How has God's grace touched your painful experiences? Here's my story...

by Rev. Pablo R. Diaz, D.Min

Don't sit around being a sad sock, um, sack. Step forward and seek help.

by Rick Hamlin

Madeleine L'Engle called it "practicing the scales of faith," the daily discipline of prayer

by Bob Hostetler

The waking state is not always necessary to ask for, or receive, a prayer.

by Bob Hostetler

Ty'Ann Brown, OurPrayer Manager, invites you to Thanskgiving Day fo Prayer

Let OurPrayer staff and caring volunteers pray for you and your loved ones on Thanksgiving Day of Prayer, Monday, November 24Send your prayer request.


In adversity, prayer is never a poor substitute for action. It is action.

by Rev. Pablo R. Diaz, D.Min

My spiritual models and mentors keep on praying through it all, persevering.

by Rick Hamlin

How a change of scenery can enhance your prayer life.

by Bob Hostetler

A woman reads email on her tablet.

When notified by email that a freelance assignment of long-standing had ended, she struggled with how to respond. Prayer brought her anwer.

by Roberta Messner
, Huntington, West Virginia

Does spending five uninterrupted hours with God sound impossible? Here's how.

by Bob Hostetler

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