The Greek word for “prayer” in the Bible means “an exchange of desires.” We want to be a church of prayer that exchanges our desires for God’s desires. We want to take the joys, burdens and thoughts of our church family and lift them up to God in exchange for his wisdom, peace and power.

While the Bible says in Matthew 6:6, “Go into your room, shut the door and pray to your Father,” we are also encouraged to gather in prayer with one another.

When we pray in company, there is added power in agreement (Matt. 18:19-20), multiplied joy (2 Cor. 1:24), greater glory to God (2 Cor. 1:11), more fruitful ministry and mission (Rom. 15:30-32), unity among believers (Acts 1:14), answers we wouldn’t otherwise get (James 5:14-16), to learn and grow in our prayers, to know one another and to know Jesus more (For more detail:

Below are same ways in which you can get invovled in praying with others.

Pray before service

Arrive at 10am on Sundays to pray for each person that will enter our corporate gathering, those who are not there and the profound presence of the Holy Spirit at God’s Word is shared.

Pray throughout the week

Wed Prayer: Every Wed at 11:30am, pray at the same time with others from Aletheia.  You can use a tool like the Echo app to help you.

Echo App Instructions

  • Download the prayer app “Echo” on your smartphone
  • Add “Aletheia College Park” to your prayer requests
  • Set a reminder to go off every Wednesday at 11:30am

Church Planting:  Pray for other church planters in the DC area through New City Network.  New City Network Prayer Calendar

Weekly Prayer

Pray with a small group for the UMD campus and College Park.  When? Thursdays at 7am in the Pyon Su room (Stamp – 2nd floor)
Wed Evenings Prayer Meeting