Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists

Conference Launches Prayer Line

Story by LaTasha Hewitt

The Allegheny East Conference (AEC) recently launched its new 24-hour prayer line, a place where constituents can leave prayer requests and concerns. Henry J. Fordham, III, conference president, greets callers and invites them to leave an audio recording, detailing their prayer request. Upon receipt, the prayer team, consisting of AEC office staff, listen to the message and pray together for the specific request.

Callers also have the option to leave their name and number for someone to call them back to pray with them over the phone. Someone will respond to these requests within 24 hours. Individuals can also email their prayer requests to

“It has always been a goal of ours to interact more with our constituents; not just for information’s sake, but to build a spiritual connection. ... We are hoping this prayer line will help us accomplish both,” says LaTasha Hewitt, communication director.

Prayer warriors are poised and ready to receive requests at (800) 830-0224, ext. 270.

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