Worldwide Lay Monastic Community
Only born-again Christians
holding to the basic orthodox teachings of the historic Christian Faith are eligible to participate
as a part of this
Christians, we require no Formal Vows or Lifetime Commitment.
...All of Whom Desire to Put
God, Jesus, and the Bible, First In Their
being able to remain a lay person, yet living as a part of a worldwide born-again
monastic community of like-minded persons, all of whom desire to put
God, Jesus, and the Bible, first in their lives. It includes daily
time set aside for prayer and worship.
The Prayer Foundation™,
P.O. Box 17482, Portland, OR 97217-0482
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Agreement With our Statement of
Board of Directors have determined that one of the Requirements for
Monks in the Knights of Prayer ™
Monastic Order shall be complete acceptance and agreement
with our Statement of Faith,
and that this is also required for anyone wishing to host/lead
(and/or be listed on our Web Site as an affiliated Prayer Foundation
meeting: Film Night, Prayer Meeting, Bible Study, "Hours"
Service, Witnessing Team, etc.).
(2.) Prescribed Course of Study.
We have posted a prescribed course of
study that includes reading the Bible, recommended readings by Christian writers and teachers,
scripture memorization, prayer, and other
Christian disciplines (see our:
Growing In Christ
Monastic Training Course).
Observance of Daily Hours of Prayer.
We invite you to join us in observance of
Morning, Noon, and Evening Prayers (Actual Times of observance
are flexible. See: Daily
Prayer: Praying the Hours). Postulant, Novice,
and Full Lay Monks who live outside of the monastery (Oblates)
are required to observe That those Monks who reside outside of our monastery observe a
minimum of "The Basics" of the three Daily
Prayer (Hours): The
Lord's Prayer, The 23rd
Psalm, Psalm 117.
Pray for Prayerchain Requests and this
We ask that registered Monks spend a minimum of 15 minutes per week in prayer for the
daily prayer requests made to
The Prayer Foundation ™
(see: 24-hour Prayerchain),
and additionally make mention each day in your
personal prayers for The Prayer Foundation ™,
its Ministries, Monks and
Support This Ministry
(and Receive a
Monk Certificate & Card). Support
this ministry by making a regular monthly contribution in support of
our global outreach ministry of Prayer Teaching and
Evangelism. Unlike most ministries, we do not send out
mailings asking for donations or do fund-raising, but only go to the
Lord in prayer for the needs of this ministry.
Those who are "already Monks in their hearts" who
desire a formal recognition of this fact, and who are supporters of
The Prayer Foundation
™ may, if they so
choose, upon making a (Registration) donation of $30.00 or more, may request to receive a Monastic
Registration Wall Certificate and Wallet-sized Registration Card, both
inscribed with their names (see: Monk
Certificate and Card). Please specify exactly how you
wish your name to appear on your Certificate & Card.