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  • Immanuel Lifestyle on Moody Radio Jessie Handy has been invited to do an Immanuel Lifestyle series on Moody Radio’s Midday Connection. “God With Us - Part 1”, aired on September 29, 2014. Listen here Download Handout
    “God With Us - Part 2”, aired on
    November 5, 2014 Listen here
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    "God With Us - Part 3" will air on
    December 16, 2014
  • Parenting With Joy Workshop Register now for this hands-on workshop designed and led by parents, grandparents and educators. Explore Immanuel principles of joy, capacity, and attunement in your relationships with children. The workshop is not just for parents but for aunts, uncles, teachers, and anyone else who spends time with children.

    9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    Saturday, January 24, 2015
    Church of the Resurrection, Wheaton, IL

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Acting locally and globally, we are devoted to

Connecting, Equipping and Giving

We develop and share resources, and offer our skills and experience to God for the benefit of all.

We call this the Adventure of Availability. It's exciting to gather all the blessings, privileges, skills, and experience we've been given, spread them out on the altar of availability, and ask God to use them to bless others.

What is Alive and Well doing?

Our primary focus has been the Immanuel Prayer Training program founded by Margaret Webb.

Since the summer of 2010, Margaret and her colleague Jessica Handy have had over 400 students from over 90 different churches attend training events based on the work of Dr. Karl Lehman, Dr. Jim Wilder and Ed Khouri.

Immanuel Prayer is a process to help people connect relationally, intimately, personally and securely with God in a prayer ministry session. This video introduces some key concepts:

I Know Whom I Have Believed

Jessica Handy, our Chicago Area Director of Immanuel Prayer Training, is a graduate of Fuller Seminary and ordained pastor in the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA). In the video below, she offers a devotional on scripture related to Immanuel Prayer.

Immanuel Prayer Stories

At the end of each Immanuel training course, we ask the students to reflect on how their lives have been impacted. Here is Catherine's story:

Find more written and recorded stories here.