Prayer

Our vision is to see the body of Christ fully alive and walking in the grace and truth of God’s Word. Following the example of Jesus, we desire to continually do God’s will and regularly pray to him.

As we seek the Father and dwell in His presence, our hearts become one with his. Our delight is in him, and we become the aroma of Christ and the fragrance of the knowledge of him to those around us (II Corinthians 2:14).

The Bible instructs us to put on and take up our offensive and defensive weapons, stand firm, pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests and keep on praying for all the saints (Ephesians 6). 

We are urged to pray for our leaders (I Timothy 2:1); to pray without ceasing (I Thessalonians 5:17); to knock, seek and ask (Matthew 7:7); to present our requests to God through prayer (Philippians 4:6); to devote ourselves to prayer (Colossians 4:2); and to pray in faith (James 5:15).

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Opportunities

Prayer Opportunities

Group Prayer and Intercession

You are welcome to join us for the following prayer opportunities:

  • Weekly Prayer Meeting (Sundays, 8 to 8:30 a.m., new Guest Welcome Center) — Prayer and intercession for the needs of our church and community.
  • Sunday Morning Prayer ( Sundays, 9 & 11 a.m., Prayer Room)
  • Wednesday Night Prayer (7:30 to 8:30 p.m., Prayer Room) — Prayer for pastors and ministries while services/classes are in progress  
  • Reunión de Oración en Español (Viernes, 7:00 p.m. Cuarto de Oración) – Oración e intercesión por las necesidades de nuestra iglesia y nuestra comunidad.
  • Women's Prayer Meeting (first Saturday of the month at 7 a.m. and fourth Saturday of the month at 9 a.m., Prayer Room)

One-on-one Prayer

If you would like one-on-one prayer, you are welcome to come to the front during the prayer time in either of our Sunday services or at the conclusion of any service. You can also make an appointment with a Pastor or prayer leader by calling the church office (630-851-7000).

Network Intercessors

If you would like to help pray for the needs of the church body, you can join this team and receive prayer requests through email. This is prayer that you can do on your own time. For more information or to join this team, please call 630-585-3265 or email us.

Prayer Needs

Please feel free to submit a prayer request above, and our prayer team will remember your need(s) in prayer. 

Aug
22

Healing

A friend is asking for prayer for a 7th grade girl who is in remission from cancer. She is back in ICU with bleeding from two orifices. Doctors are trying to determine the source(s) of the bleeding and a way to stop it.

Aug
20

Healing

Healing for concussion, seizures and PTSD.

Aug
20

Financial

Provide a buyer for my home so that we can move forward.

Aug
20

None/Other

Please pray for Harold my husbands cousin. He is dying of cancer. He is 50 years old and not living for God. We took him to church when he was 12 back in 1982 That’s when my husband and I first got saved and Harold accepted Jesus .

Aug
20

Healing

prayers needed for Steve.
He is having brain surgery for his brain cancer Monday (26th)
he has small children and a wife who’s on disability.
Please pray for financial provision also.

Aug
19

Healing

Please pray that the cancer has not returned. I have a mammogram on Tuesday 8/20 and am specifically concerned about that as well as the lymph nodes. I am also asking for prayer for my lungs,liver and heart as they were damaged during chemo and treatment. Thank you

Aug
19

Healing

Request for prayer for Joel who was shot five times on Friday and once in the face .

Aug
19

Healing

Was admitted to Rush Copley. Please pray for healing and God’s divine oversight.

Aug
14

Healing

Prayer for Laura. Admitted to hospital for pneumonia, and the doctors found a 90% blockage in her right arterial artery. She had a stent put in today. Prayer for complete healing. I have no further info.  Not sure if she follows Jesus

Thank You!

Aug
11

Healing

My friend Yuman (Mrs.) In China was diagnosed with breast cancer. She had a mastectomy & removal of her lymph nodes.  She is awaiting the test results.  Please pray for healing & overcoming depression.

Aug
11

Salvation

My Prayer is for my daughter mate Chris who doesn’t know the Lord and his mercy, he express to me all the hurt and pain in his life abandoned as a child molested, drugs & alcohol addiction so much pain that he feels God could not possibly love someone like him. Please pray that the Lord touch his heart and cause a hunger to draw near to the Lord and change his life. Thank you

Aug
10

Healing

Please pray for my friend, Michaelene who was just diagnosed with brain cancer her surgery is this Wednesday. She’s scared, please pray for God’s healing miracle for her and His peace that surpasses all understanding. Thank You

Aug
09

Other

I pray to stop HR1044, S386 as it will cause disaster for our church and all Amercian industries. It caused by the outsouring company’s abuse of H1B. If it approved, America will have tons of unemployment and majority of brothers and sisters, are not able to make donation to church again. Also it will cause the shortage of nursing and physician

Aug
09

Other

I pray to stop HR1044, S386 as it will cause disaster for our church and all Amercian industries. It caused by the outsouring company’s abuse of H1B. If it approved, America will have tons of unemployment and majority of brothers and sisters, are not able to make donation to church again. Also it will cause the shortage of nursing and physician

Aug
07

Other

Praise God Paola received the Lord recently here in Miami and she is beginning to bear spiritual fruit.
Now please pray for Paola’s emotional healing, complete deliverance and infilling of the Spirit in her life.
In addition pray that the Lord brings Spirit filled Christian friends into her life and God enables her to walk away from ungodly company.
Thanks!

Aug
07

Healing

Wendy Waltmire’s mother, Sharon Reyes, is hospitalized and is in serious need of healing.  Also pray for Wendy as she ministers to her Mom’s unknown spiritual condition.

Aug
05

Healing

Please pray for a miracle in my situation. Please pray that I don’t have to serve any jail time. Please pray for God’s blessings in my case. Please pray that I receive good news with this situation soon. Thank you and God bless you. - Pete

Aug
03

Healing

Pleas pray for my friend Steve. He is a 13 year survivor of brain cancer , which is unheard of. He had his routine MRI last week and they found something and it’s growing. The Drs aren’t sure if it’s the tumor or from radiation from before.
Please pray Jesus heals him. He has a wife and 2 young girls. His wife is on disability for mental illness.

Aug
01

Other

Please pray for my marriage restoration.My wife and i are living seperately for 5 years.Thank you

Jul
30

Salvation

Please pray for leniency from the court. Please pray that I do not have to serve time in jail. Please pray for mercy in my case.

Jul
30

Healing

Abbey is having a knee ligament reconstruction surgery Thursday August 1st. She was blessed to receive an athletic scholarship for college for pitching. Praying the surgery is successful and that God protects her and heals her through it. Praying that God protects the blessing of the scholarship and that she is still able to sign in November.

Jul
29

Financial

I ask for the fruits of the spirit to enter the heart of Tom.  He has chosen a path that is causing harm to a family and is even detrimental to his family’s and his bank’s financial interests. Other families will be negatively impacted by his heart.  I pray that God enters his heart so others do not suffer from his influence.

Jul
29

Employment

Employment in food science or entrance to a masters degree program for Nicky a student in Butare, Rwanda.

Jul
24

Healing

Prayer request ,Heres my request Happy days after resurrection day and bless you!  Pray for me and pray for my friends dorington andd josh that they would forgive me and pray for josue and sharon and megan to forgive me and pray for them even though they are my friends pray they would have a desire to spend time with me and for them to love me and to have a desire for deeper friendship with me and that the lord would reveal that my intentions for them are good and pray for a guy named pastor tim for his guidance and pray for my family and pray for a girl named Miriam and pray for the half way house in Longmont and pray for chris who is dealing with court charges from what I heard, and pray for Bob’s whole family and his brothers family member who has been siick with lukeemia and for destiny’s whole family because I heard her dad was siick with canceer and for troy who recently had a heart attack,pray for Jesse and his relationship with the lord and for my relationship to the lord and for his relationship with a girl that is a friend, and pray for Joe and his dad who has alllziemers dizease and pray for another group of missionaries from Ireland and pray they can get there Visa or whatever they need to to minister in Ireland and pray for all the calvary chapel churches pray for Ireland and Saudi Arabia and Russia and pray for Israel and for Jordan and pray for Peru and pray for Mexico and for any lesbian or gay or transgendered people in the world and pray for all the people in any jails and prisons in the world, and for any kids in the world and for any homeless people in the world and for the company of Amazon and that they change the responses of Alexa to tell the truth about jesus and Christian topics and pray for any cults and any satanic groups and hate groups and for the ACLU and for any and pray for our godly leaders in our government an pray for Guatemala Honduras, Panama and Australia and New Zealand and for our country and India and Syria and north and South Korea and for lebanon and China and jordan and Egypt Sudan and Haiti and for Afghanistan and Pakistan and and all the former Soviet union, mexico and france and canada and el Salvador and venuezuela and pray the people have food and protection in Venezuela and for Jamaica and Cuba and Canada and Dominican republic and Puerto Rico and Costa Rica and Bolivia and Peru, and for the immigrant crisis and for any natural disaster areas in the us and for thialand and yemen and Australia and Iran and greece and Israel and Gaza and Palestine and Jordan and Italy and Turkey and Burma and India and Sri Lanka and pray for the govt not to take away the 2nd amendment and other constitutional rights and pray for my brother to learn to love christ and to love people of other races and pray for a couple that i heard about about but I don’t know their names, pray for me for me to do well at having a nice relationship with lord here in town and also if I go out of town and if I go to blackhawk or central city or if I go to a bar in Erie or if I go to any bars or night clubs becuase I like to share about the lorrd so thankyou!


And pray for all the people on the world

Jul
24

Healing

My daughter is having on going bleeding. Meds are not working. Please keep her in your prayers. She is also unable to work because of this.

Jul
21

Financial

I praise God from whom all blessings flow.  I pray the Lord to bless our finances to pay off our second mortgage of $20,000.

Jul
20

Other

Please pray for my brother Brian, he has been sick without a proper diagnosis from the doctors. He is losing faith in the lord and is talking very negative, that he prays god just takes him already. Pray for my mother Sara for strength who has been watching him in pain and losing faith in god for almost 2 months now. Thank you all!

Jul
20

Other

Thank you for praying for my neighbor John, who was in ICU with complications following a heart attack. He is now safely home with Jesus. The family is rallying around his widow, for whom he was caregiver.

Jul
19

Healing

Please pray for Kurt Kotalic,  for healing in his lungs,  he is in his 70s.
Thank You

Jul
19

Healing

Please pray for Kurt Kotalic,  for healing in his lungs,  he is in his 70s.
Thank You

Jul
19

Healing

Please ray for healing for Marion Waldrep,  he has been in the hospital for 19 days.  They ha e not diagnosed him but now he cannot walk from being there so long.  Please pray for his children also, he has young kids.  Please pray for his Wife also, 
Thank You

Jul
17

Healing

I’m having back surgery July 25th,  I ‘m asking that I be healed completely so I can do regular activities with no pain . Also I pray that I can get right back to work since I only have 10 days of FMLA left then I have to go on Cobra insurance, which is very expensive. I’m trusting in God to get through all of this.

Jul
17

None/Other

Please pray for healing, peace and strength for my friend Kay. She is in the hospital with congenital heart failure, emphysema and just learned she has to start dialysis. Thank you

Jul
16

Healing

This is another update since May 21st regarding my brother Rob.  His voice has been declining again, and he was diagnosed with spasmodic dysphonia, a rare disorder in which his voice muscles go into spasms, causing difficulty with speaking.  Please pray for healing, but moreover pray for him and his family to come to know the Lord through this.  Thank you so much.

Jul
14

None/Other

Please pray for Dustin, his family and friends for reconciliation, healing and provision.

Jul
13

Employment

Hi, please pray for God to get me a job - I am out of work, extremely well qualified in financial services but been passed over several times for opportunities by less well qualified staff - please ask God to help me I am finding it tough and don’t want to be out of work. - thanks,

Jul
12

Other

Unspoken work prayer request. Please help our CEO and Administration change their minds about the new work policy. Please help them see how unhappy it is making employees and the impact it will have on so many family’s lives. Please help them respect our work life balance and change their minds about enforcing this new work in the office policy.

Jul
12

Healing

Please join me as I pray for healing of my mind and body. Please also pray that I have peace that surpasseth all understanding.

Jul
11

Healing

Please pray for healing for my dad. Please pray for miracles as we’ve been told there’s nothing that can be done. Please pray that Jesus shows the same grace, mercy, and compassion to my dad as He showed those He healed and raised from the dead. Even as Jesus heals my dad’s body, please pray that He also heals my dad’s heart, mind, and spirit. Thank you.

Jul
11

Healing

Thanks for being there for and can youu keeep me and my family and friends in your prayers, I will do the same for you guys and your family and friends

Jul
09

Healing

Please pray for God to get John through the next few crucial days. This neighbor is in ICU following a heart attack late Saturday, 7/6, and surgery to put in a stent. He’s around 90 years old and there are complications. His daughter is asking everyone to pray. They know the Lord.

Jul
07

Healing

Yesterday my 32-year-old cousin, Jason, fell from a bridge into the Mississippi River. He hit several parts of the structure on his way down. He survived but fractured his C5-C6 vertebrae. He is going in for spine surgery tomorrow morning.
His parents are strong believers. Jason has really not been interested in Christ for many years.
Please would you pray for miraculous healing and return to faith.

Jul
07

None/Other

Please pray for me and for my friends and family.

Jul
05

Healing

Healing from anxiety and stress—owe the IRS.  Praying for a financial blessing.

Jun
28

Healing

Lisa was very recently diagnosed with colon cancer, started chemo, and they just found cancer in her liver and 4 lymph nodes. Prayer for complete healing and wisdom for the doctors and all medical personnel and prayer that insurance would quickly approve all procedures the doctors deem necessary. Peace, comfort and encouragement for Lisa and the entire family. Family history of cancer, and many are getting screened soon, pray for good results for everyone. Thanks!

Jun
28

Healing

Please need a special healing from the Lord.  Had major surgery on my heal back in Jan. 2019.  Will not heal and now I have hives all over my back.
I only have two weeks left before we run out of money for bills. 
I need to get back to work but I can’t go back until my heal which is just a hole at this time heals.
Please pray for me.
Thank you
TimMisiura

Jun
27

Praise Report

I recently requested prayer for my Mastectomy surgery. I asked
God to give me his perfect peace that only he can give and I told him I was putting my trust in him no matter what the outcome.
I used to be a worrier but now I am a truster. There were no cancer cells in my lymph nodes. Praise the Lord and thank you
all for your prayers.

Jun
25

Other

pray for me and for my friends and famliy and for our governement and for all the people of the world thank you

Jun
25

Healing

I have a friend who’s cancer came back and is going for more testing. Please pray for her, for healing, strength and a good report from doctor.  I know our God is almighty and does miracles everyday. I believe with all my heart that they can look for the cancer today and it will be gone…

Thank you and God bless.

Jun
24

Financial

I need 2000 dollars to move to my new home