Prayer 

Ephesians 6:18 “And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests.
With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people.”

Weekly Prayer Call

Join with others on a live, weekly prayer call on Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. Share your prayer requests, or just listen and pray along. 
 
Have a prayer need that  you want shared with the Senior Pastor, the Prayer Team, or the church body?  Email your prayer requests to prayer@cresthill.org to specify your preference.

Prayer Wall- open to everyone

Let’s pray for each other. Submit a request by clicking on Create prayer request, to go the form to indicate your need and sharing preferences.
If you pray for a request on the wall, be sure to let that person know by clicking on the praying hands under the request.
 

Anonymous, April 21, 2021 - 7:38 pm

Please pray that God would help my relationship with my mom and help us both in our lives. Pray also for my friends who are struggling. Finally pray that God would heal my body and help me work harder and wiser in my career!

Anonymous, April 17, 2021 - 2:36 pm

Please pray for comfort for a friend whose father passed away this morning.

Anonymous, April 16, 2021 - 2:31 am

Please pray for my family member who is in the hospital fighting COVID.

Anonymous, April 13, 2021 - 1:55 pm

Please pray for my home island of Barbados, that is covered in ash from the volcanic eruption in St. Vincent. Please pray for my family and friends currently there. Pray for the people on all islands affected, who are in a double lockdown from the pandemic and the volcanic eruptions.

Anonymous, April 13, 2021 - 3:48 am

My friend has been diagnosed with dementia and is now in a home and has been declining rapidly. Please pray for her and her family as hard decisions have to be made.

 

April Prayer Calendar

1 – Maundy Thursday:  Pray for tonight’s Tenebrae service at 7:00 pm. Action Item: Hold a Facebook Watch Party tonight.

2 – Fasting Friday (6am-6pm) Good Friday:   Pray that you will fall in love with Jesus (for the first time or all over again). Action Item: Share your love of Jesus with someone today!

3 – Pray that people who have not accepted Jesus as Savior will do so because of Easter. Action Item: Host a Facebook Watch Party this Sunday for our 10:30 service.

4 – Easter: Thank God today for the Resurrection of Jesus! Action Item: Reach out to someone today, inviting them to receive Jesus as Lord.

5 – Pray for family and friends, particularly those in need of encouragement.  Action Item: Partner your prayer with a text, tweet, email, written note or phone call today.

6 – Ask God to purge you of anything that is holding you back from  experiencing His abundant life.  Action Item: When God shows you (and He will), surrender it to Him, never to return.

7 – Pray for God to grant our church leaders vision, mission and passion.  Action Item: Send a note of encouragement to one or two of our church leaders letting them know that you are praying for them.

8 – Pray for our members and friends who are homebound, in assisted living facilities, or living with family elsewhere due to their health, and pray for their caregivers.  Action Item: Send them a note/text/tweet/ email, etc. letting them know you are praying for them.

9 – Fasting Friday (6am-6pm):  Unless job related, fast from social media today.  Action Item: Devote that time to prayer, Bible reading, and journaling.

10 – Pray for members of the Prince Georges and Anne Arundel County Councils.  Action Item: Go to their websites, select a council member and send them a note letting them know you are praying for them.

11 – Pray for God to draw you near, heal your hurts, your heart, your home.  Let Him love you today in a radical way.  Action Item: Journal your heartfelt prayer to God in your prayer journal.

12 – Pray for the members of your Bible Study/Small Group. Action Item: Contact them, letting them know you are praying for them.

13 – Pray for our Governor and his family.  Action Item: Send Governor Hogan a note letting him know you are praying for him.

14 – Pray for those battling mental illness, those who care for them, and that our church would discover ever increasing ways to minister to them.  Action Item: Educate yourself on mental illness. Recommended Book: Why Do Christians Shoot Their Wounded? Helping (Not Hurting) Those with emotional Difficulties by  Dwight L. Carlson

15 – Pray for the poor.  Action Item: Ask God to show you how to share His love with the poor today.

16 – Fasting Friday (6am-6pm) Ask God to show you a new aspect of His personality and character.  Action Item: Write your discovery in your prayer journal.

17 – Take a prayer walk today in your neighborhood.  Action Item: Pray for every home you pass.

18 – Pray for God to take us higher, deeper, and farther in Worship today.  Action Item:  Put your praise on privately before you worship corporately!

19 – Pray for World Peace and World revival.  Pray for the nations of the world to come to Christ. Action Item: Look up a country in the 10/40 window, learn about its needs and pray for it.

20 – Ask God to search your heart to show you where your worship and service has grown stale.  Action Item: Journal what God shows you, repent, and radically press on!

21 – Pray for the children and family members of our church who have wondered away from Christ to come home. Action Item: Encourage someone in that situation today.

22 – Pray for ministries and team leaders of our church. Action Item: Let one of them know you are praying for them today.

23 – Fasting Friday (6am-6pm): Ask God to reveal to you today your “time wasters” that are keeping you from doing and being who He has called you to be.  Action Item: Write them down and give them to God.

24 – Pray for our 6 Southern Baptist Seminaries, like Southwestern  Seminary where our own John Walker is enrolled.  Action Item: Send John a note of encouragement at johnewalker425@gmail.com.

25 – Pray for God to give you the opportunity today to present the plan of salvation to that special someone you’ve been praying for.  Action Item: Act on that opportunity!

26 – Pray for the Mayor and City Council members of where you live today.   Their names and email addresses can be found on your city’s website.  Action Item:  Send them a note of encouragement.

27 – Pray for our Deacons.  Action Item: Send your Deacon a note of encouragement.

28 – Pray for the children and family members of our church family who have not accepted Christ as Lord and Savior to do so.  Action Item: Fast and pray for one hour today for that special someone to come to Jesus.

29 – Pray for inner city missionaries and church planters, seeking to reach our sister cities of Washington and Baltimore.  Action Item: Ask God to raise up missionaries and church planters to reach America’s Cities. 

30 – Fasting Friday (6am-6pm): Fast from T.V. Today.  Action Item: Use that time to develop and strengthen relationships with family and friends.