David H. Sutton, pastor at Nazareth Presbyterian Church in Moore, South Carolina, thanks elders Mike Baier, Paula Cash, Gene Cothran, Vicki Gray, and Cassie Yarborough for their ministries and for permission to quote their prayers.
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Many congregations wrestle with the question of who should lead them in worship, especially in spoken prayer. Historically this has been the task of the pastor, but there is much to be gained by including the different voices of the congregation in the leading of prayer and in other parts of worship. Read the following testimony from one church that has moved toward such a practice and what they discovered along the way.