Heritage Prep is blessed to have its own Moms in Prayer group, now entering its seventh year on campus, which meets on a weekly basis throughout the school year. Our Moms in Prayer veterans can attest to the tremendous faith-building moments and depth of fellowship we experience as the Lord provides a front row seat for us to see Him move mightily in the midst of our community!
Moms in Prayer is an international prayer ministry that started in the 80’s and is active in schools all over the U.S., and in over 162 countries worldwide. It is a way to gather once a week and pray strategically for our children, our school, faculty, staff, and Board. There is an organized structure to the hour of prayer, using the ACTS model of praying (A for adoration, C for silent confession, T for thanksgiving and S for supplication). Meeting and going straight into prayer protects our time as we pray our prayer requests and our praises instead of talking about them, allowing us to spend a full hour in prayer every week!
Through Moms in Prayer, we have witnessed God answer our prayers in both transformational and tiny ways. It has been a thrill to see His provision on a grand scale with the high school, as well as in the daily spiritual growth of our children. What a privilege it is to be involved in His kingdom work through this weekly time of prayer!
At Heritage, we realize the importance of intentionally committing time to prayer. In fact, prayer is foundational to our school. Fathers’ Prayer offers dads a time of fellowship, prayer, and relationship-building. Dads gather on a monthly basis after morning carpool to lift up our school and community in prayer.
All Heritage moms are invited to participate in Face to Face. Four times per year, moms gather for a night of fellowship, relationship-building, and prayer that is critical to our school life. The purpose of Face to Face is three-fold:
Fellowship: that our time together is a place of welcoming fellowship;
Friendship: that friendships are formed and encouraged as we remember we are first and foremost sisters in Christ Jesus; and
Focus: that as we focus on giving God glory for the work He has done in our lives; we will be drawn closer to Him and therefore closer to each other.
We believe that we are changed for the good by hearing (and sharing) the refreshing hope and encouragement of the gospel—how the Lord has and is presently working in us and through us—and that as we hear and share these stories, we will build community, intimacy and unity as sisters in Christ.
“As a new mom to Heritage, Face to Face is such a gift to me. Experiencing the love of Jesus and giving Him praise for His faithfulness, while linking arms with sisters in Christ in this one-of-a-kind community is one of my greatest blessings. Through the sharing of testimonies, trials, and faith stories, Face to Face has provided an authentic environment in which I have been able to grow deeper Christ-centered friendships that are very near and dear to my heart.”
Because Heritage prioritizes the importance of diving deeply into God’s Word every day, all families are provided with a schedule that includes Bible passages and corresponding discussion questions. Fathers lead these devotions each evening and students in Class 1-10 discuss the devotionals the following morning in class. This strengthens the spiritual growth of our entire community and is foundational to school life. Students in Enrichment follow a different study that parents are expected to lead.