Salvation Army now accepting prayer requests - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Salvation Army now accepting prayer requests

SPOKANE, Wash. - With the many challenges people experience during the holiday season, Captain Kyle Smith of The Salvation Army Spokane Corps has decided to give the red kettles an additional role: collecting prayer requests from people in the community.  

The idea came to him after reading and praying for hundreds of prayer requests received during the Thanksgiving turkey distribution. 

"The needs are so great. People are wanting prayer for sick loved ones and to help them find jobs" said Smith.

Those who would like prayer are encouraged to place their requests into any Salvation Army red kettle. Requests can be made anonymously, if desired. These requests will be gathered that evening and prayed for on the next day by the Spokane Salvation Army prayer team.

"We appreciate how the community supports us through their giving, and this is another way for us to give back to the community," said Smith.

The Salvation Army red kettles in Spokane will now be a way for people to not only donate to help others in need, but also a place where people can ask for prayer and receive help from on High.

- Salvation Army

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