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Information for Prayer Ministers

Prayer Ministers' Calendar for 2018

Additional Training Materials and Support

  • Prayer Ministers’ Collaborative Planning Meetings are held regularly to inform, train, and make decisions together as a team.
  • Mentors from Restoring the Foundations advise our RTF program and train our prayer ministers as needed. They are members of the Healing House Network, which is the highest level of RTF ministry.
  • The Prayer Ministry Library in room 107 offers books and videos on a variety of topics related to prayer ministry.
  • The St. James Prayer Ministry Manual describes:
    • The goals, leadership roles, and organization of the total St. James Prayer Ministry program.
    • A description of prayer ministry classes offered at St. James to the congregation and also to the Christian community.
    • A description of the process for training and commissioning prayer ministers.
    • Guidelines for praying for physical healing, emotional healing, spiritual healing, and deliverance.
    • General prayer ministry protocols.
    • Protocols particular to Night of Healing Prayer services, altar prayer, and in depth healing prayer sessions all held at St. James, as well as Time of Healing Prayer services held at other locations.