Prayer

John Wesley on Prayer

God’s command to “pray without ceasing” is founded on the necessity we have of his grace to preserve the life of God in the soul, which can no more subsist one moment without it, than the body can without air.

Whether we think of; or speak to, God, whether we act or suffer for him, all is prayer, when we have no other object than his love, and the desire of pleasing him.

All that a Christian does, even in eating and sleeping, is prayer, when it is done in simplicity, according to the order of God, without either adding to or diminishing from it by his own choice.

Prayer continues in the desire of the heart, though the understanding be employed on outward things.

In souls filled with love, the desire to please God is a continual prayer.

As the furious hate which the devil bears us is termed the roaring of a lion, so our vehement love may be termed crying after God.

God only requires of his adult children, that their hearts be truly purified, and that they offer him continually the wishes and vows that naturally spring from perfect love. For these desires, being the genuine fruits of love, are the most perfect prayers that can spring from it.

From A Plain Account of Christian Perfection, as believed and taught by the Reverend Mr. John Wesley, from the year 1725, to the year 1777. https://gbgm-umc.org/umw/wesley/prayer.stm

Prayer Chain

The prayer chain is a network of church members that receives prayer requests and praises and then prays for each request.  The prayer chain is headed up by Ramona Sutphin.

Prayer List

The prayer list is published in the bulletin in order to invite those in the congregation to pray for them throughout the week.

 

Prayer Room

Located near the entrance from CR18, the prayer room is open whenever the church doors are open.  Feel free to enter and spend time in prayer.

To find the prayer room, enter from the doors by the church office and turn right.

To have a prayer request added to the prayer list or prayer chain,

please contact the church office.