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

Mother uses prayer to reconnect with son

My son hadn’t spoken to me for two years, not since I divorced his dad. Prayer was all I had to help me find a way back into his life.

by Sheryl Smith-Rodgers
, Blanco, Texas

A curious child's mind puts life into perspective.

by Daniel Schantz


Prayer helped mom find soldier son's dog

Meet a dog who loves Pop-Tarts and the soldier's mom whose prayers brought her home.

by Julie Flint
, Morrison, Colorado

Prayer and music help couple reunite

Whenever I heard their song, I said a prayer that they would be reunited.

by Barbara Craig
, Port Richey, Florida

Most importantly this prayer helps me put my relationship with God right.

by Rick Hamlin

Friends pray for each other through hard times. It’s the way we can get them through. Sometimes it’s all that gets us through.

by Rick Hamlin

The lessons in unanswered prayers

How unanswered prayers can lead to love.

by John Welshons


My mother always said the last thing she did before she fell asleep was to picture her kids and pray for them. I do the same thing.

by Rick Hamlin

Healing Prayer for Dad

A daughter experiences the power of prayer when her father is badly injured.

by Susan White
, Sherman, Connecticut

Sometimes what helps me most is to concentrate on one verse. I close my eyes and repeat the phrase, letting the spirit move through me.

by Rick Hamlin

Even the best of us can make promises to pray for others and then forget the promise. Does that mean that God won’t be looking out for them?

by Rick Hamlin

Here some bedtime prayers to make for a good, peaceful sleep.

by Rick Hamlin

“How am I ever going to do that?” I thought. Can’t I get some special dispensation?

by Rick Hamlin

These prayers have been sung, prayed, memorized, memorialized, anthologized, read, pondered over and treasured for centuries. Do you have a favorite prayer?

by Rick Hamlin

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