Prayer is simply conversation with God. It’s about spending time with Him and building a relationship by talking and listening to Him. God wants us to talk to Him about everything, and to share our concerns for ourselves and those of other people.
When we pray we open the door for Him to come into our problems and situations and work on them. Prayer makes us partners with God. Although we cannot change people, God can minister to their hearts and reach them.
At FBC we have great faith in the importance and power of prayer. We frequently pray for each other when two or three meet together, for instance in our Life Groups, before activities or one-off events. We also have specific times during the year when we open the church for extended or 24/7 times of prayer.
We also have various designated opportunities to pray for and each other.
We see prayer ministry as an opportunity to come alongside those who need prayerful support.
Anyone wishing for prayer after the 10.30 am service on a Sunday can go to the Minister's Room. Two people will be available to pray for and alongside that person, bringing all their needs to God. On occasions we weep with those who weep, for needs sometimes too deep to express, but still God sees and hears our cries to Him and He comes to help and heal.
Please be assured that every request is treated with confidentiality and sensitivity.
Early Morning Prayer
Every Wednesday morning at 7.30 am, a group of us meets at FBC to pray for the needs of our church, our country and the world. Everyone is very welcome to join us.
FBC Prayer Email
Every day a prayer email is sent out to members of the Church, enabling them to pray on a regular basis for the families on the Church database and for people in the streets surrounding the Church building.
If you would like to receive a copy of this email or a hard copy that covers the entire month, please contact us.
Confidential Prayer Chain
This is a group of people within the fellowship who believe in the power of prayer and find it a privilege to pray for others. Confidentiality is respected at all times.
If you are in need of prayer (either for yourself or for someone else), please do not hesitate to email Sue Stillwell or contact us and you will be put in touch with Sue.