Frequently Asked Questions

How does Need Prayer work?

You can reach us by phone, chat, or prayer request form. A caring prayer partner listens, discusses your needs, and prays sincerely with you.

Is Need Prayer available 24/7?

Phone and chat are open 8am-5pm South Africa Time. Prayer request forms are open 24/7.

How do I request prayer?

If you would like someone to pray with you, you can request prayer in two ways:

By phone or chat: Speak directly with one of our prayer partners to share your needs and pray together in real time.

By prayer request form: Provide details about your prayer request using our online form. We will pray for you and follow up with you afterwards.

Is Need Prayer confidential?

Yes, all prayer requests remain private and confidential. You can also stay anonymous.

Is there a limit on prayer requests?

No, please reach out to us whenever you have prayer needs.

Does Need Prayer cost anything?

No, our services are entirely free to use.

What prayer topics do you address?

We welcome any prayer topic important to you, big or small. No issue is too difficult to bring before God.

Can I request the same prayer partner again?

Due to volume, we cannot guarantee the same prayer partner each time. But you’ll connect with someone caring.

How quickly do you respond to prayer requests?

During working hours, your prayer partner is immediately available by phone/chat. For prayer forms, we pledge to pray within 24 hours.

Can I submit requests for others?

Absolutely! We welcome prayers submitted on behalf of someone else needing support.

What languages do your prayer partners speak?

We currently offer prayer support in English.

What is Need Prayer's denominational affiliation?

As a non-denominational initiative, our diverse team shares a common Christian faith and love for Jesus.

Is Need Prayer inclusive of all faith backgrounds?

Yes! We welcome and support any person who reaches out to us, regardless of personal beliefs.

How can I support Need Prayer?

Please visit to donate or discover volunteer opportunities that fit your passion for prayer!