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  • 2014 Immanuel Prayer Training
    Register now for one or our eight-session workshops. Classroom teaching, dyad/triad exercises, and small group experiences.

    Chicago Prayer Minister Class
    Sundays 2:30 - 5:00 p.m.
    March 16 - May 18, 2014
    (Excluding April 20 and May11)

    West Suburban Immanuel Lifestyle Class
    Saturdays 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.
    March 22 - May 17, 2014
    (Excluding April 19)

    The goal of the Immanuel Prayer is "to get to the place where we perceive the Lord’s presence, and abide in an interactive connection with Jesus, as our usual, normal, baseline condition as we walk through life each day."
    -- Dr. Karl Lehman Learn more >>>

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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 300 students 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

In the video below, Jessisca Handy, graduate of Fuller Seminary and student candidate for ordination in the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA), 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.