"Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you." - 1 Thes. 5:16-18
Prayer is an important part of our congregational life. Scripture commands us to pray for one another. Our prayer team covenants to be in prayer over any and all prayer requests submitted both online and in our worship services. You can submit prayer requests for our Prayer Team to pray over.
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Want to join the Prayer Team?
If God has called you to a life of personal and intercessory prayer, join the Fanner Bees Prayer Team and see how God works. Not only will you be a blessing to those for whom you are praying, you will be blessed as you draw near to our living and loving God in prayer. Contact Pastor Debra at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to join this team!
What is a Fanner Bee?
“…There are two kinds of bees in the hive: workers and fanners. The fanner bees gather inside the hive, facing the center, and move their wings rapidly. Like a powerful fan, this draws the stale, impure, bad air out and pulls in fresh clean air. Without each one doing its job, the bee community could not survive.
“I liken the work of these fanner bees to those in the church who are called to a special ministry of prayer. These are the believers whose major work is to stay in touch with the clean, pure air of God’s Holy Spirit. When Jesus said to pray and not lose heart, he was urging the disciples to raise prayer to a personal lifestyle. The community of faith is strengthened as we respond to this call from God.”
Submitted by James K. Wagner (Ohio) in the October/November 1997 issue of The Upper Room Devotional Guide.