Prayer

Our vision is to see the body of Christ fully alive and walking in the grace and truth of God’s Word. Following the example of Jesus, we desire to continually do God’s will and regularly pray to him.

As we seek the Father and dwell in His presence, our hearts become one with his. Our delight is in him, and we become the aroma of Christ and the fragrance of the knowledge of him to those around us (II Corinthians 2:14).

The Bible instructs us to put on and take up our offensive and defensive weapons, stand firm, pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests and keep on praying for all the saints (Ephesians 6). 

We are urged to pray for our leaders (I Timothy 2:1); to pray without ceasing (I Thessalonians 5:17); to knock, seek and ask (Matthew 7:7); to present our requests to God through prayer (Philippians 4:6); to devote ourselves to prayer (Colossians 4:2); and to pray in faith (James 5:15).

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Opportunities

Prayer Opportunities

Group Prayer and Intercession

You are welcome to join us for the following prayer opportunities:

  • Weekly Prayer Meeting (Sundays, 8 to 8:30 a.m., new Guest Welcome Center) — Prayer and intercession for the needs of our church and community.
  • Sunday Morning Prayer ( Sundays, 9 & 11 a.m., Prayer Room)
  • Wednesday Night Prayer (7:30 to 8:30 p.m., Prayer Room) — Prayer for pastors and ministries while services/classes are in progress  
  • Reunión de Oración en Español (Viernes, 7:00 p.m. Cuarto de Oración) – Oración e intercesión por las necesidades de nuestra iglesia y nuestra comunidad.
  • Women's Prayer Meeting (first Saturday of the month at 7 a.m. and fourth Saturday of the month at 9 a.m., Prayer Room)

One-on-one Prayer

If you would like one-on-one prayer, you are welcome to come to the front during the prayer time in either of our Sunday services or at the conclusion of any service. You can also make an appointment with a Pastor or prayer leader by calling the church office (630-851-7000).

Network Intercessors

If you would like to help pray for the needs of the church body, you can join this team and receive prayer requests through email. This is prayer that you can do on your own time. For more information or to join this team, please call 630-585-3265 or email us.

Prayer Needs

Please feel free to submit a prayer request above, and our prayer team will remember your need(s) in prayer. 

Aug
17

Healing

I ask for prayer for my sister Donna Pelham.  She is having surgery on her back, Friday, August 18th.  She is a cancer survivor, but has suffered for many from
brittle bone decease. 

I know God is able to all things. 

 

Aug
16

Healing

Pedro Paucar is going in for a prostrate exam on 8-23-17 and the doctors are concerned there may be cancer. Please pray for complete healing.

Aug
16

Healing

Please pray for healing for Darlene from the mental decline and confusion and paranoia from a 2012 brain tumor and seizure medicine effects.  Also pray for guidance for the right doctors for her.  Thank you.

Aug
15

Healing

I am requesting prayer for healing of breast cancer.
On August 22, 2016, I completed my last radiation for breast cancer. On Friday August 11, 2017 I was informed by my Oncologist that cancer had returned as Triple Negative Breast Cancer. My Oncologist informed me that the cancer had spread to other part of the body. I start chemo Wednesday 8-15-17

Aug
15

Healing

Please pray for my husband’s cousin, John McKenzie. He has been in the hospital for a while and is not getting better. Please pray for supernatural healing.

Thank you,
Angela Williams

Aug
14

None/Other

I am requesting prayer for my mother Paulette Winston for healing and help the doctors and nurses pinpoint what illness that she is experiencing.  We pray for complete healing and restoration.

Aug
14

Salvation

Please pray for Jim.  Pray for his salvation and healing of pancreatic cancer.  Thank you.

Aug
14

Other

Please pray for the Johnson family. A stalker has been trying to terrorize the family. We are scheduled for court on Wednesday, Aug 16 in Kendall County. Please pray for victory and peace in this matter. God Bless!

Aug
13

Salvation

Please pray for that God can help me not to lost my salvation and my job in the Administration Wing, so that I can continue to preach the gospel (Jesus crucified), sorry and thank you, in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, A-Men.

Aug
12

Healing

Please pray for my sister-in-law April Vihnanek. She was diagnosed with stage 4 non small cell lung cancer. She is starting chemotheropy this week. We are asking for strength,healing, and faithfulness. Thank you

Aug
12

Healing

Prayers for a quick healing and strength to do it! I had an emergency appendectomy yesterday for a very infected perforated appendix. I have never had any type of surgery before so this is difficult for me. I have to stay in the hospital for 5 days at Edward Hospital,  away from my family, which is going through many trials right now. Thank you for your prayers.

Aug
11

Other

I wanted to update on my prayer request from yesterday. I work for First Student and received a call asking me to start back Monday with a pay increase and more hours. I praise God for the opportunity. It will not stop my landlord from evicting me and I am unsure where my daughter and I will go but I know that God has something for me. Please pray we find shelter before winter.

Aug
11

Healing

a very sweet friend of mine, Ginger Pailley needs healing of arthritis pain, infection and cancer. she is having surgery in september to remove cancer out of her liver, and margin duct and to check lymph nodes. shewants you to know she appreciates all the prayers. thank you each and everyone.

Aug
10

Financial

I attended Calvary Church a few years ago with my parents. My parents have moved to Florida and due to car mechanical issues I have been unable to attend. I have a 15yr old daughter and we are being evicted from our apartment. I have been praying and trying to give this situation to God but I am scared. Please pray for my daughter and I. I have tried to get help from Charities.

Aug
10

Employment

Please Pray with me as I have been denied an equal opportunity to work in cook county since 1991.  I have been treated worst then a illegal immigrant.  My qualifications and experience have been ignored or denied by my previous employer. I am impoverished and facing homelessness.  I have participated in many public employment programs in vain. I have attended and finished school in vain. I was denied public housing assistance by Chicago.

Aug
10

Healing

My Mom (Ignacia Cazares) she is in a lot of pain due to two fractures in her vertebraes.  She will have a test tomorrow with a dye for a whole body bone density test.  Prayer that she doesn’t have an allergic reaction and that she’s able to lie on her back for an hour.  Wisdom in knowing what procedures are right for her.

Aug
09

Praise Report

praise God that i met believers of jesus christ to share my spiritual encounters. praise god i no longer feel alone and afraid. praise god they helped guide me towards you.

Aug
09

None/Other

Please pray for my family friend, Jay. He has a substance abuse problem and is suicidal. Please pray that God would completely turn his life around.

Aug
09

Healing

Please pray for Bill who had a heart attack, was in a coma, and now needs quadruple bypass surgery -for a successful surgery and recovery, and who is a caretaker to two disabled people in his family and direction with that.  Thank you.

Aug
09

Healing

Please pray for healing for Darlene from the mental confusion and mental decline and side effects from her 2012 brain tumor surgery and its medicine.  Also for guidance with the right doctors. Thank you.

Aug
09

None/Other

Please pray for my friend Kay and her family. She has major diabetes issues, glaucoma, broken shoulder and financial problems. Her kids need deliverance from substance abuse. Please pray for their salvation and a complete turn around. Thank you.

Aug
08

Healing

Ursula - Has been diagnosed with acute Liver problems and doctors give no hope. Prayer for healing & salvation.

Aug
08

Praise Report

Praise God & thankful for all prayers.  Our niece, Amber came through her surgery successfully & is now recovering.  God is so faithful & prayer so powerful.

Aug
07

Direction/Wisdom

Please pray for Miss Dani to be given wisdom to slow down from her business and seek medical advice for her leg condition.  Her family and friends are concerned that she may need to retire and take care of herself better.  Please also pray for her to meet the right doctor and for healing.

Aug
07

Healing

I would like to ask for prayer for a friend who was recently admitted into the hospital. Thanks be to God that he took steps to seek medical care before waiting too long.  He has been dealing with several health conditions.  Please pray for a full recovery and continued healing.

Aug
07

Salvation

God Will You come ?

Aug
06

Healing

My sister, Kammie is suffering from severe depression & would like prayer for healing & hope in her illness. 

My niece, Amber is having surgery in the morning.  Please pray for healing & a positive outcome.  She is a young mother of two little boys.

Aug
04

Healing

I work with a woman that just received notice that her 4 year old niece has brain cancer. The family is in shock and I would like to request prayer for this family.

Aug
04

Other

we have 3 children 2 who are autistic and we are having a really hard time finding a home to rent for our family .we have to have a single family home due to my non verbal son waking up in the middle of the night and being very loud .we have tried to go through American homes for rent but hit a dead end .prayers needed we have only 2 weeks left..

Aug
04

Healing

Please pray for me, my wife and kids as we continue our appointments with Una and Michael, also please pray specifically for our meeting on 8/7. That God renews our Holy Spirit and pours His love, mercy, grace, compassion and favor upon us all. That we receive good report and God’s deliverance. Thank you all for your prayers and support! God bless you all! Romans 8:28

Aug
04

Healing

Prayer for Lisa, who has a blood clot in her leg & lung. Doctors unsure of what to do because of other complications. Lisa has heard but has not received Christ, prayer for her salvation.

Aug
04

Other

This prayer request is for a multitude of things that are happening in life. my husband has fallen to a life of sin and requested divorce. My children and I are struggling financially and I am finding discouragement although keeping my eyes to the Lord. I ask for strength in this season and for my husband to open his eyes and walk towards the Lord away from evil

Aug
03

Healing

Please pray Erica, a young mother had surgery for a brain tumor. Pray for complete healing, and encouragement.  Thank you.

Aug
02

Healing

Thanks for your prayers re: my afib episodes. It’s been 10 days since I’ve had a true afib episode. Praise God.
Please continue to prayer for complete restoration of heart function, physical strength/stamina as my pulse still goes abnormally high for no apparent reason and higher than it should with mild exercise.
I’ve been having challenges getting good sleep at nights. Please pray for restoration of adequate, deep sleep at nights.

Aug
02

Salvation

Please pray for me to be saved.

Aug
02

Comfort

I am having issues dealing with my mom and she causes drama and is constantly complaining all the time and procrastinating etc
I Am going through tough times i need a breather

Aug
02

Healing

ok ive been applying endlessly and going through some stuff many adversitys etc and struggles with losing weight I feel like i want gods presence sometimes Im clueless as what to do in life

ive been dealing with all kinds of people and aspects in life so yeah im going into college kish in Dekalb so yea

Aug
02

Employment

Hello,

I am asking for prayer for my son who is 23 years old and who is having difficulty finding a job with his CDL.  He does not have much experience, but it an excellellent driver and had great work ethic.  He is quite discouraged, and I asking everyone to lift him up in prayer and that he finds the perfect position.

Thank you for your prayers.

Aug
01

Healing

Hello, could you please pray for my brother Michael Norman. He fell hiking today 20 feet off a clif. We are unsure yet of what internal injuries he may have. He has a gash on his head and possible broken wrist and hip. He is a father to two young children and the sole provider for his family. Please pray for fast healing and no internal injuries or broken bones. Thank you

Aug
01

Healing

Please pray for healing for Bill Morrill and guidance and God’s provision for his family.  Bill suffered a heart attack and was not conscious, in a coma, over the weekend.  He has opened his eyes.  His wife is legally blind and he also cares for his mother-in-law.

Aug
01

Other

Please pray for divine healing for Darlene from the mental decline and side effects of medicine from the benign brain tumor of 2012 - for her correct thinking to be restored to her - and for guidance/direction with the right doctors.  Thank you.

Jul
31

Healing

Please pray for Jarad Saron for his conversion, may he be open to marriage and love again, he is a wonderful person and deserves to live a full life. May God heal him and open him to a life full of joy and love.

Jul
31

Salvation

I’m continue with my request , my husband Joshua it’s a non believer he needs to stop hating his mom , and hate God it’s a big story but I really need support spiritual,I’m fasting and praying but I believe in he power of the prayer all people together ! Thank you very much God bless you all .

Jul
31

Salvation

I want to ask if you can please keep praying for my daughter Samantha I want God to transform her life completely,she is doing wrong choices, that it’s making her be deep in the darkness, and away from me ,she need jesus in her life I’m very sad because my family it’s braking down her wrong decisions got us apart , my husband needs Jesus also in his life .

Jul
30

Salvation

My 18 year old son Jack needs salvation.  He struggles with anxiety, depression and anger.  He is so reluctant to even consider Christ as being real.  Jack is completely filled with hurt, pain and anger.  Please pray for a breakthrough for him.

Jul
30

Comfort

Please pray for my daughter and her husband’s marriage . Husband is severely depressed and wants a divorce .

Jul
30

Comfort

Please pray for my daughter and her husband’s marriage . Husband is severely depressed and wants a divorce .

Jul
29

Financial

I would like to ask for prayer that if its the Lord’s will, that He would open a door for employment with a company called Duke Energy I recently applied with. I have been struggling to find decent employment for my family after losing a good job I had for twenty years. Thank you for praying.

Jul
28

Healing

Prayer for a friend Kim Ridges. she needs healing from cancer. She goes in to CDH on Tuesday to find out if it came back. She wanted to say thank you for all the prayers. God bless each one.

Jul
28

Healing

Please pray for healing.

Jul
27

Healing

My nephew CJ Grayson is in the hospital for blood clots, please pray for Gods healing and wisdom for the doctors.

Jul
27

Healing

Joyce Kitano, missionary to Japan, has severe knee pain. Doctors have been unable to determine the cause. Summer is a busy season as she is responsible for the many short-term missions groups that come. She requests prayer for healing.

Jul
26

Financial

Help me on my job I need to make sales on the phone each day.My sales numbers are so low I want to keep my job my supervisor and manager is forcing me to go to a different team that may be harder. Help me and please pray for my Husband Percy Hale Jr.  Thank you

Jul
25

Salvation

God, please love us The way You are.

Jul
24

Other

Please, keep DEJAN J. and me in continued prayers for:
Improvement, developing and deepening of our relationship; STRENGTHENING OF OUR LOVE; 
THAT GOD LEAD AND PROTECT OUR FUTURE, FURTHER COMMUNICATION AND GIVE US WISDOM IN BEHAVIOUR TO EACH OTHER;
For GOD’S PROTECTION, BLESSINGS and LEADING of our relationship, so that we grow into strong Christian couple and get married soon.
Thank you for all your prayers
Wish you all the blessings
Katarina from Belgrade, Serbia

Jul
22

Healing

Please pray for quick and complete healing from a-fibrillation for me. These episodes started as I was recovering from colitis.

Jul
22

Healing

Would you please pray for my mother Florence Sullivan. The doctors found a spot on her lung. Would you please pray that the LORD will heal her from this.

Jul
22

Other

I am request to you my brother please pray for my wife sushila murmu please come back my home soon. It has gone somewhere due to anger. My dear lord jesus please change the mind of my wife sushila murmu & please bring of my wife sushila murmu. My lord jesus please help me. I am very lonely without you sushila please come back home soon.

Jul
21

Financial

Pray for the steady provision of housing just got a new job and cannot afford the hotel room for this week we do not have any help outside the church

Jul
21

Comfort

Enrique & Chayo on 7-20-17 lost their son in a drug related shooting. The family needs prayer for comfort & salvation.

Jul
20

Other

Please pray for my daughters’ continued good health.

Jul
20

Financial

Please pray for me on my job having a hard time with my sales numbers. I have to sale on phone each day, and my manager Julie and supervisor Tony is giving me a hard time kicking me off the team. HELP. Thank you

Jul
18

None/Other

Please pray for my daughter, Tammie and her family. She has many medical conditions as well as her husband and daughter. Pray that God would reveal himself to them in a special way so they would desire his perfect will for their lives.

Jul
18

Healing

Please pray for divine healing for Ravyn Reed.  She has a severe mental reaction from years of medicine from her brain surgery in 2012 and seizures and the alternative is more medicine.  Please pray for her peace of mind.  Thank you.

Jul
17

Salvation

My son has refused contact with his maternal family. I have not seen or spoken to him in almost two years.

Request: Please pray for my son Alex; his salvation and reconciliation with his mother. Thank you

Jul
16

None/Other

Request prayer for Robert Sweigert, member of Calvary who is in hospital after invasive procedure. Praying for favorable result and continued healing.

Jul
16

Healing

Brother-in-Law Doug had surgery.  His immune system is really down and he just got pneumonia.  Pray for God’s healing touch.