Welcome to the prayer page

We invite you to explore this page and discover the new tools that we have for our church family to be connected through prayer to each other and to the Lord.

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Here you can submit prayer requests and view requests of others. Let them know that you are praying for them by clicking the “I prayed for this” button.

We believe that prayer is the most powerful and effective thing that we can do in order to see change in our circumstances, others, and our world. Let’s lift each other up and and share our requests and praises here.

Fill out the form below. You can choose to have your request shared online with your name, shared online anonymously, or keep it private completely. After submitting your request, it will be moderated and posted after moderation. Requests posted on weekends or holidays may experience some delays in posting.

Private requests will only be shared with our prayer team and will remain confidential.

If your prayer request has been answered, or if you have updates to it, please let us know by e-mailing with your updates.

You may add your prayer request to our prayer wall using the form below. Once your prayer request is received, we will share it according to your instructions. Feel free to submit as many prayer requests as you like!

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Prayed for 6 times.

Sarah Panezich

I deal with a lot of health battles, one of them is a seizure disorder that I deal with daily. I finally have an in hospital EEG test 5/4/21 that can last 3-7 days. We are hoping to find out where the seizures are coming from in my brain, also find a medication that works. I am on 3 now maxed doses for over 2 years that don’t work. They are getting worse. I’ve already had part of my brain removed due to a Chiari Malformation, a shunt put in due to hydrocephalus and two major cervical spinal issues. I live in excruciating pain daily . I am only 46 and a mom of 4. Please pray the Dr.’s are able to figure it out with Gods help and help me finally. I am so tired . I love first Baptist . I get to watch on TV for now until I can drive again. Other churches with the music volume and the lights bring on my seizures . First Baptist is just like the church I grew up in and would love to bring my family here , and praying from my husband down that they would all decide to finally be baptized as they have all accepted Jesus as their lord and savior . Life is scary sometimes and if I don’t ever get to see anything else my biggest wish is to see my family baptized. Thank you. Thank you for your messages every week. I post them on FB and share with friends . Pastor Wes you always hit the nail on the head with the messages you prepare . Thank you and the church for all you do.

Received: April 26, 2021

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Jennifer Watts

Dear First Baptist church of Columbia sc,

Wes and choirs,

Hi this is Jennifer Watts from gaffney sc, i lost one bff to covid in February this year and then i lost another bff just a few months apart. We went to one memorial service, it was the hardest thing ever because i never got to say goodbye in person. So please pray for me and their families one was named Brooke Haulbrooks wyatt, my bff from jr high until that horrible covid took her life at age 39,then i lost one more my age 41. I have talked to Kathy and Natalie Knotts about it. We know where the beacon restaurant is. We are mourning and grieving the best we can, but i am sad missing them. I never got to say goodbye to my other Bff named Lynn,because we were in Bristol tn for Easter, and i regretted not going. I just looked up Gaffney sc obituaries there it was. my sister lives in Australia and my brother is in Knoxville tennessee. But they couldn’t come. On our way to the beach we go to Lizard’s thicket to eat lunch. Please pray for me and the loss of my sweet friends that meant so much to me. I understand it was their time to go,but it hurts. It shook me to the core,i struggle getting through it.



Received: April 25, 2021

I prayed for this

Prayed for 3 times.

David P Carroll

Lord Jesus Christ.

Take my hands

As we embrace

The Lord Jesus Christ

The savour in life

He’s in our heart’s

Day and night

And he keeps us

Safe from evil in life and gives us

Strength to carry on and he

Holds us forever in his heart and

I am so very grateful thank you Lord

Jesus Christ for your everlasting love

Forever in life.

Received: April 23, 2021

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Thank you all for those who have been praying for my son William. He moved out of state and started a new job and was having a hard time adjusting. Each day gets a little better, his confidence is building up and he is becoming more comfortable with his boss and co-workers. Pray that he continues to look to the cross for his problems and that God continues to bless him. God is and awesome and loving GOD!! God Bless!

Received: April 22, 2021

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Please pray for my daughter who went to the ER last night with extremely dangerously high blood pressure. Pray for her doctors to find a solution for her.

In Jesus name.

Received: April 22, 2021

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Prayed for 10 times.

John Fairbanks

I have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and my wife Betty was place on Hospice this week!

Received: April 17, 2021

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Prayed for 13 times.

Betty Myers

Betty had back surgery today, April 13th. It was outpatient, and she is home, but in some pain.

Please pray for a quick, as pain free as possible recovery.


For those who do not know Betty, she directs our handbells.

Received: April 13, 2021

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Please pray for my health and for safe travels.

Received: April 13, 2021

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Prayed for 13 times.


josh kroenke Ann Walton Kroenke, too Received Salvation and Water Baptized in Jesus name.

Received: April 11, 2021

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Prayed for 12 times.

Sharon Avinger

Please pray for my 94 year old aunt Virginia Beard who has terrible back pain. She has been to the doctor and the ER and will have an MRI next week. She can barely get out of the bed or off the sofa. Also pray that we can get her into a skilled nursing facility very soon. Thank you.

Received: April 6, 2021

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