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At Pleasant Grove, we've dedicated a page on our site to prayer because we are a praying church that believes in the power of prayer because we've seen the faithfulness of God who hears and answers! 

In addition to your personal prayer life, please consider becoming a faithful prayer partner to lift up our church leaders, members, visitors, those on the prayer request list, and especially calling out the names of any lost people you know. Pray for our country and our leaders. Pray for missionaries. Pray in times of need and also in times of thanksgiving.

It's easy to be a prayer partner for our Church! All you have to do is either make a list to post in your home or office to remind you to specifically pray for these things daily, or you can ask a member or personal friend to be your prayer partner and meet once a week to pray together for specific needs of the church. The point is to begin a prayer walk that is faithful, reverent, and a purposed fellowship with God. You'll be amazed at the way you'll begin to see God work in your life and the lives of those you've prayed for!


What Are The Bible Truths About Prayer?

Philippians 4:6 - Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.

1 Thessalonians 5:17 - Pray without ceasing.

Matthew 6:7 - But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen [do]: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking.

Romans 8:26 - Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.

Matthew 6:6 - But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly.

1 Timothy 2:1-4 - I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, [and] giving of thanks, be made for all men;   (Read More...)

Matthew 26:41 - Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed [is] willing, but the flesh [is] weak.

James 5:16 - Confess [your] faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.

Jeremiah 33:3 - Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and shew thee great and mighty things, which thou knowest not.

Ephesians 6:18 - Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints;

Luke 18:1 - And he spake a parable unto them [to this end], that men ought always to pray, and not to faint;

Psalms 34:17 - [The righteous] cry, and the LORD heareth, and delivereth them out of all their troubles.

Colossians 4:2 - Continue in prayer, and watch in the same with thanksgiving;

Matthew 6:5-8 - And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites [are]: for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.    (Read More...)

Matthew 6:9-13 - After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name.    (Read More...)

Matthew 6:1-34 - Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise ye have no reward of your Father which is in heaven.    (Read More...)

Fun For Kids

awana logo bigOur AWANA Clubs meet on Wednesday nights from 7-8pm to study and memorize God's Word! The AWANA program coincides with the school year.

Outreach Ministry Ideas

OutreachThere's a million and one ways to invite folks to church, but none of them work without someone leading the way! Will you help win someone to Christ?

Praying With You

prayerPrayer is the most powerful fellowship we can have with God while on this earth! What are you faithfully praying about today?