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. 

May
13

Other

Just went to my neurologist for my seizures I’m having over 100 seizures a day.  I’m trying to figure out why God won’t help, has he forgotten me? I’m starting to feel like this will never go away. I’m starting to lose faith, Because the seizures are getting worse. I feel defeated my depression is also not helping the situation, I cry everyday sometimes for hours. There’s just no end.
Thanks Bev Gulzar

May
13

Other

From Jamie & Tasha Kemp’s missionary newsletter: 1. Praise: April 29 - May 7 we gathered the National Youth Directors (Assemblies of God) from 11 island nations for the first time! [Joyce Kitano, whom you prayed for about her 2 cancer surgeries participated!!!] 2. Pray: Kemps fast during this month of Ramadan for Jesus to reveal Himself to their Muslim friends. 3. Pray: Jamie has been struggling with typhoid for the last 2 months.

May
09

Healing

Prayer for Harriet J. She is 96 years old and an on fire Christian. She is in the hospital for heart issues. She will be having a cardiac procedure within the next week and would like prayer for healing, and the ability to share her faith with all the hospital workers she comes in contact with. Also, wisdom for the doctors and that some of her daughters can visit from out of state. Thank You

May
09

Comfort

Prayer for the family of Yvonne, a young single mother, who died of pancreatic cancer. Funeral is today. She has many children, some young as well as some that are foster or adopted children.

May
09

Healing

Prayer for healing for Patricia M. She had cancer a few years ago, and it has now returned in her liver. I am not sure if she is a Christian. Prayer for healing, faith, strength and encouragement, as well as wisdom for Patricia and her medical team. Thank You!

May
07

Healing

Please pray for my grandson Eli he is 6 years old and fractured his right collar bone. Praying for a quick healing. They say he has ADHD please pray he is healed from that too.
Please pray for my nephews Aaron & Jamie. That they would loose the desire to drink. They need new friends in their lives. Also, that they would get saved and their families.

May
06

Healing

My prayer partner, M., is believing for total healing of periodic lightheadedness/feeling sick, periodic internal pain and uncharacteristic loss of energy. She is following up testing with appointments to specialists. No diagnosis yet. Minnie is determined to press on in faith. Please pray with us that until her healing manifests, God would hold her close and she would hear whatever He wants her to know and do until then. Thank you!

May
06

Other

From Daryl and Sarah Jump’s missionary newsletter: “This is the season of Ramadan that always brings added stress and darkness to our world. Please pray for a hedge of protection around us during this season. Pray that our Launch Team missionaries have many significant conversations about Jesus.”

May
06

Praise Report

From Daryl and Sarah Jump’s missionary newsletter:  “Sarah has had REAL RELIEF from her frequent migraines lately. Thank you for praying!”

May
06

Other

Please pray that the person who found my iPhone (dropped while biking) would return it to me.

May
05

Salvation

Praise God Paola received the Lord recently 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!

May
04

Healing

Please pray for complete healing for Jake who broke his neck three days ago and for his mom who is devastated.
Also pray for healing for Susan for complications from diabetes and healing and deliverance and restoration of marriage for Anya an John.
Please also pray for salvation for Julian , Danny, Ron, Alisa , Tyler and Justyna.
If you could pray for my rotator cuff and hip injury that would be great

Apr
29

Healing

Please pray for Cindy who is having a tumor removed from her spine. For a successful surgery and salvation for her and her husband and son.

Apr
29

Salvation

Please pray for my brother Rob.  He has been having difficulties with his voice and is in the midst of finding a diagnosis.  His ENT is leaning towards spasmodic dysphonia, a rare disorder with no cure.  Moreover, please pray for God to use this for Rob’s salvation along with his wife Jaime and children Alyssa and Nathan.  Thank you.

Apr
28

Healing

Please add Jose Bautista to your prayer list. He has been dealing with illness for about a month. Nothing seems to be helping him and the doctors are not able to pin-point exactly what is making him sick.. I am turning to Calvary to help our family with Prayer. Thank you and may our Lord Bless Calvary! Amen

Apr
25

Healing

Sydney Lancaster 15 mos old granddaughter. Seizures. Doing better, 10 days at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital in Jan, will be going to Children’s Hospital in Philadelphia 5/17/19 as they specialize in her diagnosis. Jarryd & Alexandria Lancaster parents. She is their only child. He just lost his father in Jan.
Amy Foreman-kidney transplant list for past year. (Sister)

Apr
24

None/Other

Please pray for Jen who was just diagnosed with thyroid cancer. Pray she gets surgery scheduled quickly, they can remove all cancer and wisdom for medical staff on how best to treat her. Peace & strength for Jen and her family, and total healing and drawing close to Jesus for Jen. Thanks!

Apr
24

Other

We asked for prayer for our daughter-in-law Genie for healing. Genie was a Christian and the Lord took her to heaven this morning.  Please pray for my son Ryan, and his 5 yo daughter, Rylynne.  Pray for our strength as we move forward.  God causes all things to work together for good to those who love him, and we claim that promise.

Apr
23

Other

Pray Pray Pray for John M. King. Pray Jesus will direct his life today. Pray Jesus will teach John K. to walk in humility and stay humble. Pray Jesus will work on his hard heart today in a mighty way. Pray Spirit of God Move in John K. heart, mind and soul today. Pray Jesus will teach John K. to communicate, having a caring, loving spirit to Mary M. Pray Jesus will show them how.

Apr
21

Employment

Please Pray I will not loose my job and there’s a Full and Proper Investigation in to the Corruption by senior management who are trying to get rid of me for trying to expose their Corruption.  Please pray I’ll be defended by the head boss. Amen

Apr
19

Other

I’m submitting an additional prayer request for my sister Donna Pelham —diagnosed with Guillain-barre’, a neurological condition that affects the nerves.  I’m praying and believing God for transportation to her appointments.  Due to her condition she’s not able to walk, but gets around via wheelchair. Her appointments are at various locations that are not accessible to public transportation.

We’re trusting God for a breakthrough!

 

 

 

 

Apr
19

Healing

Please pray for healing for Juana Orozco.  She was admitted to Rush Copley Hospital on 4/18.

Apr
17

Healing

Please pray for our daughter-in-law Genie.  She has a heart condition and yesterday her heart stopped.  She has been revived and is now in a medical induced coma being monitored.  Pray for her God’s miracle of healing.  Please pray for my son and their 5 yo old daughter through this time.

Apr
17

Healing

Please pray for our daughter-in-law Genie.  She has a heart condition and yesterday her heart stopped.  She has been revived and is now in a medical induced coma being monitored.  Pray for her God’s miracle of healing.  Please pray for my son and their 5 yo old daughter through this time.

Apr
16

Financial

Requesting prayer for my sister Donna who is dealing with health concerns.  Also, I am asking for prayer regarding my finances.  Thank you!

Apr
16

Healing

Please pray that todays doctors appointment shows no cancer &
pronounces me in good health. I ask this in Jesus name…Amen

Apr
15

Comfort

My Brother-in-law passed away on Sunday afternoon. I’m so thankful he knew the Lord. He’s been bed ridden for sometime now. Please pray for sister and her kids and grandkids for strength and comfort at this time of loss. Also for safety in traveling for all us to the funeral.

Apr
12

Healing

Please for L., F., D.: The goodness of the LORD leads them to repentance. For them to know the love of God. And to have a healthy desire for Jesus. Meanwhile protection from all works of darkness.

Thank you.

Apr
12

Healing

I think I have an enlarged prostrate, I have no health insurance and I will die before I loose everything I own my home and little bit of savings if I went to a hospital.  I still have a 16 yo daughter at home and a wife.  I need Gods intervention.  Thank You and God Bless you and your family…..............Jim.

Apr
10

Financial

i’am and need for financial provision to get my own apartment.

Apr
10

Healing

Please pray that the Lord can restore Fatima Rodrigues and Michele Rios and Roland Mendonca in the light of faith in Christ in a constant affection with the holy spirit. And may the peace and the grace of the Lord dwell in everyone at this time, in the name of Jesus, amen.

Apr
09

Healing

From missionaries Daryl and Sarah Jump’s newsletter: Sarah has had frequent migraines lately and we both fight for health and sleep. Please continue to hold these things up in prayer!

Apr
09

Healing

are very sick and having severe health problems situations now.my wife Veena is having a severe bleeding conditions since 2months. Thanks

Apr
07

Other

I was introduced to your church while being targeted in a scam. Yes scam! I love your church. I want to encourage your pastors and community to keep up the awesome work for the Lord. You have given me a bright spot in a dark moment. Please pray for members who are searching as I am for a forever relationship with Christ as the lead.  And remind your members to check and protect their identity.

Apr
05

Healing

Prayers needed for our 4 years old daughter Anastasia for successful closure procedure to be preformed on Tuesday, April 9th. She will be having ASD (atrial septal defect) heart catheterization procedure to repair a hole between left and right chambers.

Apr
05

Healing

Please pray for my aunt Priscilla Gilmer in Mississippi, She suddenly became very ill today and is hospitalized.

Please pray for her children for peace and for wisdom for the Drs to determine what the issues are and the best treatment course.

Apr
03

Financial

I started my own business and we are struggling every day to remain solvent. It has really put a burden on my shoulders and I am constantLy under anxiety and worries about my future. Please pray for me that I would follow the Footsteps the Lord has put in front of me that he may bless me.

Mar
31

Healing

Believing for complete healing from lung cancer

Mar
30

None/Other

Pleas have prayers said for my nephew , he was hit by a hit and run driver and is in an induced coma ,and has 3 hemmorages on the brain,  Thank You sincerely,his name is( Dennis Welch)

Mar
29

Healing

Salvation and healing for my Uncle Paul. He was diagnosed with stage 4 Pancreatic cancer with metastasis to his liver and lung’ He is Catholic and needs Jesus.

Mar
27

Healing

I had a back head injury on Feburary 7.  No surgery.  A small part of the vessel in the skull bled.  Please pray for complete recovery.  I can run errands, but I can not read much.  If I read too much, then I cannot sleep during the night.

Mar
27

Financial

Pray for me in regards to my job situation.  I am interviewing for two positions . One internally and one externally from my current job . Pray with me the HE opens the doors for a greater job opportunity. Otherwise my current job will be eliminated at the end of April

Mar
27

Other

Please pray for Paul who is going into rehab. He is a Christian but has a bad addiction. Also pray for my son Julian that God would soften his heart and he would surrender his life to Christ again.

Mar
25

Other

Please pray Frances as she plans to drive from the east coast to the west coast: may the LORD rule over all, shut all the wrong doors. direct and keep her from all harm. Bind every work of darkness. thank you