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At St Matthias prayer is at the heart of everything we do and we encourage you to make prayer a priority in your life. We'd love you to join us in praying for our city and the life of St Matthias and here are some ways in which you can get involved.  

Prayer for Everyone

You are invited to a Prayer Party!

Join us as we pray for Brighton in lots of creative ways followed by a community meal together.

Saturday 29th June, 4-6pm

Weekly Prayer - Wednesdays 7.30-8:00am

Join our prayer group on zoom, led by Tom and the team. This group meets weekly to pray together for the life of St Matthias and our wider family of churches in the city.

Meeting ID: 225 541 7208Passcode: prayer

For more information email

Monthly Prayer - 1st Thursday of each month 8:00-9:00pm

Join our monthly prayer gathering. We meet in The Hut (the church office behind the church - 360c Ditchling Road). This group meets to pray for St Matthias and for Brighton, and to listen for prophetic words and pictures.

For more information email

Prayer Ministry Training

Pray in the power of the Spirit for others - a short training course over two consecutive Monday evenings, with worship and opportunity to practise.

NEXT COURSE: Get in touch with tom@stmatthiasbrighton,org for more details.  

Need Prayer?

These are challenging times but God is our ever-present help in times of trouble. Whatever you are experiencing and dealing with, we would love to pray with you. Email your prayer requests to


There are plenty of great resources to help you get praying or go deeper and further in prayer. More than we can list here but here are some of our top recommendations.  

  • Lectio 365: Take a moment and download (Android / Apple) this outstanding daily devotional prayer app which will help you pray and connect with God. Available in both text and audio format, we can’t recommend this app more highly.
  • The Prayer Course: Give your prayer life a refresh with this eight-week journey through the Lord’s Prayer on this online course here.
  • The Be Still Course: Explore the simple, transformative practice of a daily quiet time with God here.
  • The Inner Room: The best way to learn to pray is by doing it. Inner Room turns your phone from a distraction into a prayer guide, with all kinds of tools to help organise and inspire your prayer times here.



Fancy something to read? Here are some of the recommendations for the people of St Matthias.  

  • God On Mute by Pete Greg:  Engaging the Silence of Unanswered Prayer. Find out more here.
  • See Love Be by Tim SteadMindfulness and the Spiritual Life. Find out here.
  • Dirty Glory by Pete Greg: Go where you best prayers take you. Find out more here.  
  • Sun Stand Still by Steven FurtickWhat Happens When You Dare to Ask God for the Impossible. Find out more here.