The biblical story tells us that God has
placed prayer at the very heart of life
in a unique way.
Even with power and sovereignty
residing in God, God has chosen prayer
as the means for interacting with Godís
people. Jesus himself, in addition to
teaching often about prayer, modeled it
as a radical dependence on God for
He prayed to know God; to know
Godís will, to have the power to do that
will, and to have the perseverance to
complete his ministry and mission.
Even for Jesus, prayer was the
very source of life in every
Pray the Price: United Methodists
United in Prayer by Dr. Terry Teykl,
published by Prayer Point Press, Muncie,
We have made prayer an integral part of
our life, worship, and spiritual growth
We begin every week with prayer
at the altar prior to Sunday school.
We have a prayer cell that meets
every Monday morning at 10:00 AM to pray
for the ministries and needs of Mathews,
as well as lifting up the needs of our
community, nation, and world.
We also have an active Prayer Chain that
is activated whenever anyone in the
church or community requests special
In just a few minutes, numerous
prayers are being lifted up for these
If you need would like for us at
Mathews United Methodist Church to pray
for you or for a loved one, or you would
like to make a prayer request known,
please do not hesitate to let us know.
You may contact
Dr. J. William Harris or call the
church office at (864) 227 - 2963
Monday - Thursday, 9 am - 12:00 Noon