Prayer at Yorkminster Park

Yorkminster Park endeavors to be a people of Prayer. We believe that personal intimacy with God our Savior in prayer is the privilege and responsibility of every believer. We must live our lives through prayer and trusting God!

Prayer Requests
Are any among you suffering? They should pray. Are any cheerful? They should sing songs of praise. Are any among you sick? They should call for the elders of the church and have them pray over them, anointing them with oil in the name of the Lord. The prayer of faith will save the sick, and the Lord will raise them up; and anyone who has committed sins will be forgiven. Therefore confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another, so that you may be healed. The prayer of the righteous is powerful and effective.

(James 5:13-16 NRSV)

Please use this form to submit a prayer request. You should be the author of the request. We welcome this request and reserve the right to post an edited version of the text and will maintain a veil between the request and the requestor.

“Prayer is a common, ubiquitous, recurring human practice. It is the human reach toward Holy Mystery and Holy Ultimacy, an acknowledgement that human persons and human community are penultimate and stand in response to One who is scarcely accessible but who, in any case, will be addressed. “

Walter Brueggemann, “Great Prayers of the Old Testament

Opportunities to Pray Together

  • Open Door Ministry — The church is open for prayer and meditation from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. every Tuesday through Thursday.
  • Prayers in the Chapel
  • The YPBC Prayer List — Our list is regularly updated and the clergy gather each Tuesday morning in the Chapel with a number of lay people to pray through the list.
  • Pastoral Prayer — During WorshipPrayers during worship often also include some of the names (first names only) from our prayer list.

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Monthly Prayer

Let Us Pray

For Seniors: those offering great wisdom and expertise in volunteering would find strength and joy in the journey, and those no longer able to attend church would find comfort in the knowledge of our prayers and peace in the presence of Christ.

Special Feature

The Rev. Dr. John Gladstone preached a series of six sermons on prayer entitled “How we Should Pray”. We invite you to listen.

1. The Right Approach
Duration: 31:56 minutes
Download (MP3: 7.7 MB)

2. The Listening Father
Duration: 27:05 minutes
Download (MP3: 9.8 MB)

3. A Name to Honour
Duration: 29:06 minutes
Download (MP3: 10.5 MB)

4. The Quest for a Kingdom
Duration: 30:42 minutes
Download (MP3: 11.1 MB)

5. The Willing Surrender
Duration: 12:46 minutes
Download (MP3: 4.6 MB)

6. The Materialism of Christianity
Duration: 27:39 minutes
Download (MP3: 10 MB)
This week we pray for