Welcome to the Engine Room!
We believe that prayer and worship are the two "engines" that drive our church at SVV.
We are passionate about getting into the presence of the Almighty God and through worshipping Him and spending time with Him in prayer - read more below about opportunities to do just that!
SVV's Prayer Cabin:
We have a 24-7 Prayer Room on site that we use year-round and theme during special events (advent, 24-7 prayer week etc.). If you are unfamiliar with the concept of a prayer room, read Pete Greig's 'Red Moon Rising'. We book in slots so that everyone can have an hour (or more!) to themselves if they wish. If you are interested in using our Prayer Room, please click here to book.
Aside from providing a place for private prayer, we also have weekly prayer groups on zoom and in person, prayer ministry nights, and run Immanuel Prayer (details below).
‘They will call him “Immanuel”, which means “God with us”’
Matthew 1 v 23
What is Immanuel Prayer?
Immanuel means “God with us” and this promise is the foundation for the whole ministry of Immanuel Prayer. Immanuel Prayer is a one to one prayer process of connecting deeply and personally with Jesus and removing barriers to an intimate, interactive lifestyle of connection with Him. Jesus loves to bring his healing and peace and help us to see ourselves, our circumstances and others as He does. The intention is that each session increases your capacity to remain securely connected to Jesus through the ups and downs of life.
Who is Immanuel Prayer for?
It is for anyone and everyone wishing to experience greater intimacy with Jesus. Immanuel Prayer is a great way to come and relax into simply being with Jesus, gently guided by a trained facilitator and can be especially helpful if you are struggling to sense God’s presence or to hear Him speak to you.
Who facilitates Immanuel Prayer?
We have a trained team of people who would love to coach you through an encounter with Jesus.
How long does a session last and what should I expect?
Each session lasts about an hour and can take place in person or over zoom. It begins with an opening prayer and a moment of quiet where you will be invited to ask the Holy Spirit to bring to mind a time of special connection or great joy. From there, along with some reflective questions from the facilitator, we trust Jesus to guide the session, to do what He knows best. You only share what you are comfortable sharing - everything else can stay between you and Him.
You are welcome to book in for a one off session, however as Jesus continually wants to draw us closer and work in our lives, we highly recommend a number of sessions over a period of time.