Teach us to Pray -- Resources

Be an Answer to Prayer!

Hold a Teach Us to Pray Sunday in support of the Gettysburg Seminary Fund! Your gifts to the Gettysburg Seminary Fund will strengthen the prayer life of the whole Church - today and for generations to come.  Read more about the impact of your gifts.

Here's how to hold a Teach Us to Pray Sunday in three easy steps:

Step One: Set a date for a special Gettysburg Seminary Fund offering

Step Two: Spread the word and deepen awareness about the work and mission of Gettysburg Seminary. We are pleased to offer the following resources for your congregation's worship, study, and prayer life:

  • Teach Us to Pray
    A bulletin insert (download pdf)

  • Pray this Way
    A 5-session study of the Lord's Prayer prepared by Dr. Mark Vitalis Hoffman for use in congregations - free, unlimited use granted to congregations holding a Teach Us to Pray offering, contact the Advancement Office to request a copy

  • Teach us to Pray - video primer on prayer!
    A reflection on prayer by Dr. Gerald Christianson  (10 minute video) 
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    • The Five Disciplines of Lent - Coming soon!
      A presentation by Dr. Mark Oldenburg available as a video or audio only file (available as video or audio file)

    • Seminary speaker
      Invite a Seminary student, faculty or staff member to speak to your congregation, contact the Advancement Office for more information

    • Facts & Figures on Gettysburg Seminary
      Visit Gettysburg Seminary at a Glance

    • Seminary Offering envelopes
      Contact the Advancement Office to request envelopes for your Teach Us to Pray offering