Prayer Ministry

The purpose of Tallowood Prayer Ministry is to encourage people to experience a personal relationship with God through prayer.


Wednesday Night Prayer Service

A mid-week service of worship, devotion, and time for praying for the needs of our church body. Meets every Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. in the Chapel.

Prayer Room Intercessors & Home Intercessors
Spend one hour per week in the 24 Hour Prayer Room or one spend hour at home praying, writing encouraging prayer notes, and/or answering phone calls of people needing prayer. Home intercessors may have the church prayer phone line forwarded to their home or cell phone. Contact Prayer Ministry to sign-up.

Refuge Prayer Team

The Refuge Prayer Team receives training to personally pray for individuals following both Sunday morning services. Most team members serve once or twice a month on a rotating basis. Contact Prayer Ministry for information, application, and training.

Home Prayer Note Writers
Receive a packet in the mail once a month of 10 prayer requests and 10 pre-stamped blank prayer cards for you to pray and write encouraging notes to people on your own schedule.

Covered with Prayer – Prayer Shawl Ministry
Pray as you knit or crochet shawls using suggested guidelines and/or help deliver prayer shawls to people in and around our community who are in need of prayer and comfort. Meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month for knitting, sharing ideas, lunch, and fellowship in the Fireplace Room, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Sunday School Prayer Leaders

Contact your Sunday School director to volunteer to coordinate prayer within your Sunday School class.

Sunday Morning Intercessors
The Chapel is available during both worship services on Sunday mornings for individuals and groups to pray for our pastor and staff and church.  Our deacons also take turns praying in the 24 Hour Prayer Room during every worship service.


  • Participate in a Bible Study or Discipleship Group and share your prayer requests as you also pray for others
  • Refuge Prayer Team members are available to personally pray for you immediately after each Sunday morning services. The Prayer Refuge is located by the green curtain near the Book Shop.
  • Call the Tallowood Prayer Line at 713-464-PRAY
  • Submit an online prayer request on the church website
  • Email the Prayer Ministry Office with your prayer request


Dana Dudley, Interim Prayer Ministry Associate

713-468-8241, ext. 8154

Larry Bertrand, Associate Pastor

713-468-8241, ext. 8164