FAQs / Common questions

  We offer a mutual encouragement of local resources for local  ministry,  supported by those further afield, for implementing the principles of Prayer Ministry as embodied  in the Circle of God’s love and the four areas of brokenness.

See the About CPM section by clicking here.

You can find out what is happening by using the events page.

Leaders are elected to guide and oversee the organisation in accordance with the Constitution. Each region have leaders who arrange local events.

Christian Prayer Ministry Members are members of local churches.

  CPM is committed to working with and in Churches by invitation.

 Its events are usually open to a number of churches in an area.

Events may be on Church premises or other appropriate venues.

Most events are open for anyone to attend.

 We take a Christian viewpoint from the perspective of Jesus, and therefore of the biblical record of His time on earth and of His attitude to the scriptures of the Old Testament.

 Biblical references are appended on some pages, as appropriate.

Core to the ministry is Luke 4:18-19

“The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has annointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners  and recovery of sight for the blind, to set the oppressed free,  to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favour.” [NIV]

The love of God through Jesus is for all.

God gives particular blessings to and through those to whom Jesus is Lord, in particular his Holy Spirit.

The Holy Spirit works to an unpremeditated agenda – the wind blows where it wills. (John 3:8)

Obstacles and hindrances may impede the touch of the Holy Spirit in non-Christians, as may also occur in Christians.

Anyone can apply to come on a prayer ministry course.

Yes –  many people have experienced the life-changing power of the risen Jesus Christ and have become new people.

The News pages carry news of past events, including some blessings people have experienced.

   As with most other events, courses will be  generated locally by local decision, and will be posted on the events page of this Web Site. Events will be updated as we are notified.

 The information leaflet for an event should give a cost for that occasion.

Other meetings may welcome a contribution at the end to cover expenses.

A Member is someone over 18, interested in supporting the objects of CPM, such as by prayer and attending  Events, has paid the annual subscription, and is on the CPM Register.

 Members can vote for representation of their region on the Executive Committee.

See Membership for an application form.

  By cheque etc., to ‘Christian Prayer Ministries’. Go to donations page

For those paying Income Tax, Gift Aid can apply from the date of donation.

The terminology we use on these Web pages, and what it means.

Charity number: Applies to Gift Aid Donations and subscriptions. (1090856)

Course:  An event as a series of meetings, to be taken as a whole.

Event: Most events are open to anyone from anywhere. 

Most events are local occasions for which we invite prayer support, details are on the Regional Notices and summarised on the Events page. 

Some may be specifically for a Committee or Planning Team, or a Church or other group as stated. (Just for CPM Members only, if so stated).

Executive:  The team of elected people (the Trustees of the Charity) who meet to  guide and lead CPM on behalf of all Members.

Member: Anyone wishing to support this ministry, by prayer, participation in events and making an annual subscription.

Prayer Ministry: That is a prayer ministry of healing and restoration.

Prayer Support: Holding up to God for his blessing, to his agenda, without some of  the characteristics of  Intercessors’.

Subscription: The annual contribution by CPM Members to the running of the CPM  organisation and its activities, as determined by the Executive.

Team:  Recognised people able to function in the name of CPM in a specific situation, such as a prayer ministry or preparation for that.

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