The HEARTS acronym creates prayers for people coming to church this week who have never heard the message of salvation in Jesus Christ.
Hearts – pray for receptive hearts
Ears – pray they will be open to hear the Spirit’s Word for them
Attitude – pray they understand the Father’s attitude toward sin and His solution in Jesus
Release – pray for release from barriers and strongholds that are holding them captive to their past
Transformation – pray for an experience of new life in Christ
Sent – pray that they may be witnesses to share Christ with the lost
“I WILL GIVE THEM A HEART TO KNOW THAT I AM THE LORD.” –JEREMIAH 24:7
“IF YOU CONFESS WITH YOUR MOUTH, ‘JESUS IS LORD’ AND BELIEVE IN YOUR HEART THAT GOD RAISED HIM FROM THE DEAD, YOU WILL BE SAVED.” –ROMANS 10:9
At Shepherd, we are a people of prayer. We believe God answers prayer and we integrate prayer in all we do: corporate prayer in worship, prayer in small groups , praying in Sunday School and The Circuit. We encourage everyone to grow in prayer (James 5:16, Matthew 18:18-20).
Prayer Network Receive confidential prayer requests by email and lift them up in prayer from home.
Prayer Intercessors Proactively and intentionally lift up key missionaries and ministries supported by Shepherd. Individuals commit to a weekly time during which they will lift up prayer requests and events.
Need Prayer? Join others in prayer every Wednesday at 6:30 pm in the Sanctuary to pray for needs from the prayer team or for individuals who stop in.
Worship Service Prayer Support Provide prayer coverage for weekend worship services including 1-to-1 prayer for those in need.
Prayer Shawl Ministry Knit or crochet prayer shawls covered in prayer that are provided for baptisms, weddings, funerals, and times of need and care. For more information about the Prayer Shawl Ministry contact Julie Asp.
Adult Education Periodically, prayer education is available as part of Adult Education classes.
Women’s Prayer and Share Do you have a loved one who struggles with addiction? Join other women facing similar challenges for a time of devotion and prayer. Visit the Group Finder for more information about this group.
To submit a prayer request to our Prayer Network, complete the prayer request form below.