PRAYER

Prayer opens our hearts to the power of God’s love. Prayer is how we become channels of God’s love for the world. Prayer is a gift from God – He wants to hear from us!
Pray for Others – If you would like to be part of Christ Church’s prayer chain and receive emails with prayer requests from our congregation, please contact Karen Smith.
 
The Prayer Tree is located in The Commons and a part of the Prayer Ministry. Complete a prayer “leaf” and it will be prayed over by the church.
 
To submit a prayer request, you may send an email message to prayer@cc-um.org. If you would prefer a more private prayer request, you can contact Dr. Marc Donaldson.

Church

“Where two or three gather together as my followers, I am there among them.” – Matthew 18:20 NLT
 
Gracious God, how amazing that your Spirit lives in the heart of every believer and that you are present in the community of the church. Participating with other believers in worship is so much more meaningful when I’m in the midst of it, actively involved. Father, thank you for the church. I pray that as we gather this Sunday you would fill us with the glory of your holy presence as we worship you together. Amen.
 
[from 365 Pocket Prayers by Ronald A. Beers]

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Communication

The LORD is close to all who call on him, yes, to all who call on him in truth. . . . He hears their cries for help and rescues them. – Psalm 145:18-19 NLT
 
Dear Lord, with  all the means of communication I have at my fingertips—cell phone, Internet, email—I am reminded about the importance of communicating with you. I wish it were as easy as calling you on the phone. If keeping in touch is vital to the success of my interpersonal relationships, it goes without saying that the same principle applies to my relationship with you. What are the tools I need to communicate with you? First, I can carve out more time just to talk to you and to listen. That’s what I’m doing now through prayer. Second, I can read your Word—your book of communication to me. Third, I know that you also speak to me through other people who are close to you. Lord, please show me how to better communicate with you. I want to stay in touch with you and experience a breakthrough in my spiritual life. Amen.
 
[from 365 Pocket Prayers by Ronald A. Beers]

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