the power of prayer to their community. Last week members of Heritage Church of
the Nazarene erected prayer request drop-off boxes around the city. Area
residents are able to submit prayer petitions anonymously to the church,
reported the Clanton Advertiser.
church member who initiated the idea. “This is one way we can reach out to the
community. It’s there any time for them.”
locations, only one of which is located in front of the church. The other two
are positioned at local gas stations.
to the requests, which are collectively prayed for during weekly worship
services. “There should be an urgency about trying to reach the community,” he
said. “We sit in our churches every Sunday and wait for people to come to us,
but it’s not supposed to be that way.”
work in the church, then it can work for the community.”