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Prayer is the most important resource available to us.  If you would like prayer for yourself or on behalf of someone else we are here for you.
Prayer ministry is available during and after our Sunday services.  If it is not obvious where this is taking place then please do ask.
Prayer meetings are held regularly - every Tuesday morning (during term time) 9am till 9.30am and 8-9.30pm in the meeting room downstairs (in the church centre).  Everyone is welcome.

Prayer gatherings are also held ad hoc in the evenings, further details will be published in the notices, by church family email (usually sent on a Friday) and in the church calendar.

The Prayer Course – is six interactive sessions based on The Lord’s Prayer, covering topics such as intercession, dealing with disappointment, learning to listen and spiritual warfare.  Please email our reception team if you would like to do this the next time it is run.

Monthly prayer – join us wherever you are in praying for our community and our world.  See the following sections on this website ‘news’ ‘prayer for this week’.

Confidential prayer - this is available if you would like prayer for a specific situation or urgent need. In these circumstances please contact Maureen Edwards:

Our head of prayer is Lawrence Comber.  He oversees all of the different prayer teams and types of prayer that happen across the life of the church.  Please contact him by email: 

Recommended prayer resources

Lectio Divina - a Latin term, means ‘divine reading’, and describes a way of reading the Scriptures whereby we gradually let go of our own agenda and open ourselves to what God wants to say to us.
The Daily Examen - is a technique of prayerful reflection on the events of the day in order to detect God’s presence and discern his direction for us.
C. S. Lewis, Letters to Malcolm, Chiefly on Prayer
Mark Batterson, The Circle Maker
Timothy Jones, The Art of Prayer
Richard Foster, Prayer: Finding the Heart’s True Home
Philip Yancey, Prayer
Joyce Meyer, The Power of Simple Prayer

Brother Lawrence, The Practice of the Presence of God
Dick Eastman, The Hour That Changed the World
St John of the Cross, The Dark Night of the Soul
Simon Barrington Ward, The Jesus Prayer
Mike Bickle, Passion for Jesus
Gleb Pokrovsky, The Way of a Pilgrim
P. T. Forsythe, The Soul of Prayer
Bill Johnson, When Heaven Invades Earth
Debra Green, City Changing Prayer
Derek Prince, Secrets of a Prayer Warrior
Andrew Murray, With Christ in the School of Prayer 

C. S. Lewis, A Grief Observed
Phillip Yancey, Disappointment with God
Pete Greig, God on Mute 

Christine Sine, Sacred Rhythms 

John Dawson, Taking Our Cities for God
John Paul Jackson, Needless Casualties of War 


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