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Prayer Resources

There are numerous sources of information about prayer on the Internet as well as prayer support organizations that are available by e-mail, on the web, or by phone. Here are just a few resources that we know of.

Prayer By Phone

There are some prayer-by-phone services available. These services are primarily sponsored by Christian organizations.

CBN / 700 Club. Prayer & Counseling. 1-800-759-0700. Available 24x7. This prayer line is in high demand and may be busy. Keep trying or use one of the other prayer lines listed here.


Truck Stop Ministries is available to pray with anyone who needs prayer.1-800-248-8662 or 1-770-775-2100. Available 9 AM - 6 PM Mo - Fr.


Truckers Ministry is available to pray with anyone who needs prayer.1-888-4-PRAYER or 1-888-477-2937. Available 9 AM - 6 PM Mo - Fr.

Prayer Online

Web-based prayer services are available. These services are primarily sponsored by Christian organizations. For example:
bulletDawson McAllister Live - Prayer Room. This is an amazing online prayer service reaching thousands of people around the world. [click here]

Prayer By E-mail

If you would like to request specific short-term prayer or sustaining ongoing prayer, please fill-out our feedback form and let us know what you would like prayer for. [click here] We offer interfaith (non-denominational and non-proselytizing) prayer support.

Support Resources

  • 211 - residents in Iowa can call 211 for general assistance or go to

And More...

Okay, that's where we need your help. Please let us know of additional prayer resources that should be listed here. Send us an e-mail by writing to prayer-center @ or fill out the feedback form [click here] to send us your ideas for how to improve this site. Thanks!



National Day of Prayer, 2003
By the President of the United States of America
A Proclamation

We are a Nation whose people turn to prayer in times of our most heartfelt sorrow and our moments of greatest joy. On this National Day of Prayer, first called for more than 225 years ago by the Continental Congress, we come together to thank God for our Nation's many blessings, to acknowledge our need for His wisdom and grace, and to ask Him to continue to watch over our country in the days ahead.

America welcomes individuals of all backgrounds and religions, and our citizens hold diverse beliefs. In prayer, we share the universal desire to speak and listen to our Maker and to seek the plans He has for our lives. We recognize the ways that He has blessed our land abundantly, and we offer thanks for these gifts and for the generosity of our Nation in helping those in need. We are grateful for our freedom, for God's love, mercy, and forgiveness, and for a hope that will never be shaken.

Today, our Nation is strong and prosperous. Our Armed Forces have achieved great success on the battlefield, but challenges still lie ahead. Prayer will not make our path easy, yet prayer can give us strength and hope for the journey.

As we continue to fight against terror, we ask the Almighty to protect all those who battle for freedom throughout the world and our brave men and women in uniform, and we ask Him to shield innocents from harm. We recognize the sacrifice of our military families and ask God to grant them peace and strength. We will not forget the men and women who have fallen in service to America and to the cause of freedom. We pray that their loved ones will receive God's comfort and grace.

In this hour of history's calling, Americans are bowing humbly in churches, synagogues, temples, mosques, and in their own homes, in the presence of the Almighty. This day, I ask our Nation to join me in praying for the strength to meet the challenges before us, for the wisdom to know and do what is right, for continued determination to work towards making our society a more compassionate and decent place, and for peace in the affairs of men.

The Congress, by Public Law 100-307, as amended, has called on our citizens to reaffirm the role of prayer in our society and to honor the religious diversity our freedom permits by recognizing annually a "National Day of Prayer."

NOW, THEREFORE, I, GEORGE W. BUSH, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim May 1, 2003, as a National Day of Prayer. I ask the citizens of our Nation to pray, each after his or her own faith, in thanksgiving for the freedoms and blessings we have received and for God's continued guidance and protection. I also urge all Americans to join in observing this day with appropriate programs, ceremonies, and activities.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this thirtieth day of April, in the year of our Lord two thousand three, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and twenty-seventh.

- President George W. Bush

President Delivers Remarks on the National Day of Prayer, 5/01/03

" Today we recognize the many ways our country has been blessed, and we acknowledge the source of those blessings. Millions of Americans seek guidance every day in prayer to the Almighty God. I am one of them. I also know that many Americans remember Laura and me in their prayers, and we are so very, very grateful...

" This past month has been another time of testing for America and another time of intense prayer. Americans have been praying for the safety of our troops and for the protection of innocent life in Iraq. Americans prayed that war would not be necessary, and now pray that peace will be just and lasting.

" We continue to pray for the recovery of the wounded and for the comfort of all who have lost a loved one. The Scriptures say: the Lord is near to all who call on him. Calling on God in prayer brings us nearer to each other. After his son was rescued from northern Iraq, the father of Sergeant James Riley of New Jersey said, "We have been flooded with people's prayers. Everyone is praying for us and we are so grateful."

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