Our Community Hour of Prayer is a place to connect with others in the community and experience the healing power of turning to God. Our worship leaders usher in magnificent peace and wisdom through songs, pslams and hymns.
Submit your prayer request to have it read aloud during the Hour of Prayer.
OUR WORSHIP TEAM
Vanessa Marie is a contemporary Christian singer/songwriter from New Jersey who shares stories of love, loss and redemption with her fans. She has been singing for as long as she can remember and has been refining her songwriting skills over the years. Her undeniable stage presence and energy fill the room. She uses her music to uplift, encourage and inspire others while making her performances exciting and moving. Vanessa Marie has performed professionally as a background and session vocalist, she also fronted her own Rock band. Her powerful, raw vocals and rich tone captivate her audiences and leave a lasting impression.
After many ups and downs within the industry, Vanessa Marie segued into Christian music after developing a relationship with God that changed her life. Vanessa Marie writes, sings and performs her songs throughout the North East while sharing her testimony with her fans. She has devoted her life to Jesus Christ and wants to share her story with the world to let others know that no matter where they are in life, God is waiting for their call and he will save you from anything, no matter how far gone you think you are.
Vanessa Marie has performed at several music venues throughout NYC and the Tri-State area including the legendary Apollo theater, The Bitter End, Starland Ballroom and Rockwood Music Hall, to name a few. She is currently working on her debut EP to be released later this year.
Vanessa Marie is the second quarter 1st place winner in CM UNITED’s Christian Songwriting contest for her song “As I Am”
We are lucky enough to have Vanessa on our worship team! Rotating with other worship leaders, join our list serve to find out when she will be preforming at our Hour of Prayer. Click on her picture to learn more.
Born in the midst of city life, Marisel found her peace of mind in the sanctuary of music. As an NYC Singer and Songwriter, she now uses her talent to transcend themes of romance and unyielding love. Contemporary Pop and Indie Folk style tunes of praise render the theme of sweetest love, passionate memories, and heart changing moments relinquishing to His Sovereign Grace all glory. Marisel aspires to use her gift to impact the world with love and healing, as His love has done for her.
We are lucky enough to have Marisel on our worship team! Rotating with other worship leaders, join our list serve to find out when she will be preforming at our Hour of Prayer. Click on her picture to learn more.
Michael is a Christian musician and artist living in the New York area. He is a husband and father. This animates everything he does. He is also an artist, musician, speaker and retreat leader. The art and music that he makes is an extension of his family life. Much of his work is often created during time spent with his children! He believes that the mission of his art and music is to help all people experience the powerful love of God through an authentic encounter with beauty.
He has created many works of art and finished many restorations. He is a gifted worship leader and has led music for hundreds of holy hours, masses and retreats for nearly two decades.
We are lucky enough to have Michael on our worship team! Rotating with other worship leaders, join our list serve to find out when he will be preforming at our Hour of Prayer. Click on his picture to learn more.
From a very young age, music was a game changer. Born and raised in the small, friendly town of Pearl River, Louisiana, John Finch discovered his love for worship and Christian unity early on. For over five years, he has led congregations in worship across the United States. In addition to touring, John Finch is a dedicated songwriter and frequently collaborates with other artists. To this day, his goal as a worship leader, artist, and songwriter is to pursue the heart of God with passion and authenticity.
"The feeling of helplessness as you see those you love struggle drives my music and ministry. Being onstage means more than just singing songs or providing an opportunity to lead people in worship. It’s a longing to share with everyone the hope and healing we have through our relationship with God.” -Dave Pettigrew
Dave's new album “Faith & Gasoline” is a reflection of life on the road. His ministry is fueled by the faith & love for God and the gasoline used to get from place to place. His album was produced by hit-maker Scotty Wilbanks who has been the keyboardist and an integral part of the band Third Day for the past 20 years. Partnering together on both songwriting & production, Dave and Scotty worked together to create this new album and take Dave’s music to a new level.
Dave and his band have opened for and shared the stage with MercyMe, For King & Country, Jeremy Camp, Big Daddy Weave, Michael W. Smith, Phil Wickham, Rend Collective, Brandon Heath, Tenth Avenue North, Lincoln Brewster, Mark Schultz and more. The band has toured with Sidewalk Prophets, Brandon Heath, Paul Baloche, Kutless, Love & the Outcome, the JJ Weeks Band and many others.
The artist continues to push deeper into the hearts of his listeners through regular nights of worship in and around the Northeastern United States. “The touring doesn’t stop. We want to reach more people with the message of hope that has taken over our ministry.”
We are lucky enough to have Dave on our worship team! Rotating with other worship leaders, join our list serve to find out when he will be preforming at our Hour of Prayer. Click on his picture to learn more.
As a member of the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir, Anna's voice has transformed every Hour of Prayer she has led.
The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir is directed by Carol Cymbala, the wife of Pastor Jim Cymbala. The 270-voice choir has recorded three videos, three DVDs and numerous albums, winning five Dove Awards and six Grammy Awards. Their concert venues in New York City have included Carnegie Hall, Radio City Music Hall, and the Madison Square Garden Theater. They also had the honor of singing at the Billy Graham Crusades that were held in New York City’s Central Park and Flushing Meadows Park. The choir sang at the 2012 Presidential inauguration in Washington, DC before an estimated viewing audience of 1 billion people. The recognition that the choir has received has provided them with an open door for ministry in presenting the gospel message through music to people all over the world.
In addition to singing in the choir, Anna is a student pursuing a graduate degree, and a philanthropist.
We are lucky enough to have Anna on our worship team! Rotating with other worship leaders, join our list serve to find out when she will be preforming at our Hour of Prayer. Click on her picture to learn more.
Cecilia is a singer-songwriter from Baltimore, but is currently based in Los Angeles. She’s been a full-time musician for 6 years, having performed over 400 shows all across the country and even in the Philippines. She feels blessed to have been raised Catholic and to have her Faith in Jesus Christ to cling to, especially during uncertain times. Post-pandemic, she plans to get back into playing shows all over the country especially at colleges and universities this fall. Cecilia hopes to be a light and a positive influence to those in need especially through the gift of music.