Posts Tagged "Prayer"

Spring Cleaning (by Kristy Wheeler)

Posted by on Apr 13, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Spring Cleaning (by Kristy Wheeler)

Spring Cleaning by Kristy Wheeler Friends, while spring cleaning this week I found a jar full of thoughts & prayers from our group many years ago. I figured it would be encouraging to share these since no names are attached and since quite a bit of time has passed. –God expects us to gather like we do. We will not grow as He intends if we avoid deep fellowship. When life gets tough, we tend to avoid getting with the church. Iron sharpens iron. –We need to make space in our lives to serve others. –Jesus chooses who to heal on earth, but He heals His children completely forever. –God will always heal. His way may not be our own, but trusting and...

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24-7 Prayer Easter Week in Lexington

Posted by on Mar 31, 2017 in Events, Uncategorized | 0 comments

24-7 Prayer Easter Week in Lexington

Once again this year, we will be participating in around the clock prayer the week leading up to Easter. This is a wonderful opportunity to experience prayer fresh way with members of Lexington’s city church!   Prayer will happen at the Prayer Room in Lexington on South Broadway (1218 S Broadway, Ste 110, Lexington, Kentucky 40504) Sign up: Follow this link for more details and to sign up for a time slot!  https://www.24-7prayer.com/signup/7fbbde  When you sign up, you will receive an email with detailed instructions about your visit to the Prayer Room. Worship Nights and Mornings: Also, there will be live worship sets each day that week at 7am and 7pm....

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Simple Church Conference 16 Wrap Up

Posted by on Sep 18, 2016 in Blog, Events | 0 comments

Simple Church Conference 16 Wrap Up

I want to take a second and thank everyone who came together this last weekend for the simple church conference.  As I shared at the conference, I had experienced a lot of resistance about the entire during the whole process of planning our time together–so much so that I knew the day had to happen!  I trust that the our time will together will continue to impact our faith journeys and our simple churches that we are connected too. For those that could not make it, allow me to offer a brief summary of our weekend: On Saturday morning, we saw folks from Lexington, Nicholasville, Wilmore, Louisville, Beijing China, and Washington DC come together to consider their...

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What In The World Are We Doing?

Posted by on Sep 8, 2016 in Blog, Events | 0 comments

What In The World Are We Doing?

Sometimes in simple church, this question can be heard echoing in the back of our brain. Sometimes the question is an accusation from the enemy (that we are really doing nothing of significance with our lives or that whatever we are doing is wrong). However, sincerely spoken it can be a powerful prayer… “God…what are we doing?… What are You doing and how do You want to involve me?” This Saturday, we will sincerely ask the Lord this question. What are we to be doing? With whom? Why? How? Simple church, while simple in form, is not easy. We believe that there is no better way we could spend a day than to pause and revisit these questions with...

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Summer Network Gathering – July 30

Posted by on Jul 20, 2016 in Blog, Events | 1 comment

Summer Network Gathering – July 30

  July 30th, we will return to the Wheeler’s Farm for a network wide summer gathering.  Worship, Prayer, Fellowship, Picnic, Fishing? Rock Skipping? Playing in the creek? The possibilities are endless.  We even hope to celebrate baptisms! Simple Church Summer Network Gathering Saturday July 30, 6-9PM Music By Gideon Maki What To Bring: Your Own Picnic Dinner (Food, Drinks, utensils, etc.) Chairs/Blanket Water shoes (if you want to get into the creek) Everyone in your simple church community! flashlight A Friend (or two or three) A Song or Encouraging Testimony To Share? (optional)   Baptism:  Would you like to take part in believer’s baptism?...

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LexPray! 24:7 This Week!

Posted by on Mar 18, 2016 in Blog, Events | 0 comments

LexPray! 24:7 This Week!

Hey Y’all… LexPray! This Easter, we are hosting a week of prayer along with others in the Body of Christ in the city of Lexington.  Several years ago simple churches in Lexington came together to host a 48 hour prayer room.  It went so well that we wanted to do it again this Easter.  In the process of putting this together, it has grown into a city-wide effort with several churches and ministries joining in!  Our friends at the new prayer room in Lexington are excited to host and we want to invite everyone in the Body of Christ to consider coming together to pray!  We are believing in faith that we can fill up every slot on the calendar, Monday through...

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Lent: A call to prayer

Posted by on Feb 10, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Lent: A call to prayer

By Nate Smith Lent is a time for personal reflection, repentance, fasting and preparation for the coming Easter.  A set forty days for self-examination and giving up something in order to prepare our hearts. It is a chance to come with expectation for greater things.  We, as Christians, have this crazy belief that Jesus, who walked in the flesh, actually died and rose again.  Death itself has been conquered.  This is the reason, and the only reason, we have to gather, to worship and break bread.  It is all about Jesus. Friends, it is time to prepare our hearts, not as individuals, but as a community seeking the Lord with great expectation. Jesus reminded them,...

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Guest Blog by Kaity Wilson

Posted by on Jun 3, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Guest Blog by Kaity Wilson

On May 15th just a couple weeks ago I had the privilege of hosting the women of simple church in my apartment for a creative worship night. It was such a blessing to have our community of women of all generations, from age 8 and up, gathered in the presence of our Father to seek Him and to express ourselves in creative worship. It was at last year’s Simple Church Conference that my heart was set ablaze with a yearning to have more quality time with the women who make up Simple Church, but God had not shown me how this could happen yet. It wasn’t until this month that God brought to fruition that desire in my heart through this time of creative worship where all...

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Images from the Prayer Room

Posted by on Apr 22, 2014 in Blog | 1 comment

Images from the Prayer Room

This past weekend we had a the great experience of seeing people from simple churches across the region (really the entire southeast!) come together for 48 hours of continual prayer.  Participants that made it to the designated “prayer room” were encouraged to experience communication with God in a variety of ways.  Prayer through song,  art, journaling, silence, Communion, and utilizing a map of the city to pray for different areas were some of the ways that participants could pray.   While it is certainly not possible to share all the requests and insights reflected in the room and from those that prayed from home, below are several quotes from the...

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April 9 Simple Church Training

Posted by on Apr 5, 2014 in Blog, Events | 0 comments

April 9 Simple Church Training

Simple Church Alliance’s monthly training opportunity! Each month, we invite you to join a growing group of people leading simple churches as well as those preparing to lead simple church ministries for a time of fellowship, encouragement and training!  Each month we will discuss issues related to simple church ministry and offer an opportunity for you to share struggles, questions, and even victories from the journey.   This Month: Preparing for Easter On April 9, Join us as we prepare for Easter.  We will discuss the upcoming 24-hour prayer time between Good Friday and Easter as well as the Celebration Gathering we will host on Easter (5pm at the FAC...

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