Practical Prayer Ministry Training

Learning how to help people more effectively through prayer ministry


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5 - 9 Sep 2023

Ellel Grange

Five Day Event

Tuesday to Saturday

About the Course

Knowing how to pray effectively into a person’s healing needs is a vital key to helping people move forward into freedom. Yet people are complex beings and their healing needs often seem just as complex. It can be hard to know where to start untangling the issues, what to pray for first or even how to pray at all.

This course aims to equip Christians to minister more effectively to friends, family or people in their local church by providing a cohesive and comprehensive overview of the common needs you are likely to come across. Drawing together over thirty years of Ellel’s personal ministry experience, this course teaches you not just the theory but, more importantly, the value and significance of praying in the presence and power of the Holy Spirit.

The week will be split into three main focusses:

  • Part A will provide a solid framework of guidelines for ministry.
  • Part B will look at specific issues that are commonly encountered in ministry.
  • Part C will put into practice the principles learned.

Having never attended an Ellel Ministries event before, I did not know what to expect and was a little apprehensive. The teaching was very clear, the worship blessed me and the ministry times demonstrated God's love shown through lovely people.


The practical hands-on group work was a wonderful experience both as a 'minister' and on the receiving end. Watching God on the move in bringing revelation, discernment, release, relief, tears and burdens lifted was a sweet and beautiful thing. God is awesome!


I have learnt so much - thank you for doing very practical and informative teaching. The food was delicious, the grounds were beautiful and my room was like a hotel!


Format of the Course

Mixed with the teaching will be practical workshops for case-studies as well as Q&A times, demonstration ministry and supervised practical hands-on ministry workshops; all aimed at providing a thorough exploration of the healing ministry.

Whether you are wanting to be a more effective member of your church prayer ministry team, you are supporting someone in need, or you just want to see what the healing ministry is all about, this course seeks to further equip you for your service to the Lord through prayer ministry.

Understanding Healing Needs

  • The purpose of healing
  • The healing needs of mankind
  • Ministering to the roots of problems rather than the symptoms

Effective Prayer Ministry

  • Ministering under the anointing of the Holy Spirit
  • Qualities of a ministry team member
  • Guidelines for ministry
  • The importance of discernment
  • Pitfalls to avoid

Key Steps in the Healing Process

  • Making Jesus Lord of everything
  • Identifying wrong beliefs
  • Forgiving from the heart
  • Releasing damaged emotions
  • Healing for the human spirit
  • Handling deliverance issues
  • Dealing with generational sin
  • Breaking ungodly relationship ties

Ministering into Specific Needs

  • Restoration from failure
  • Rejection and low self esteem
  • Lives controlled by fear
  • Ministering into traumatic events
  • Consequences of occult involvement
  • Lives controlled by addictive behaviour

As a pastor I came wanting to 'check out' Ellel Ministries and potentially set up a prayer ministry team in my church - I left a changed man! God ambushed me here and dealt deeply with a cloud that has hung over virtually my whole life. Thank you!


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Booking Options

You'll be able to select your preferred booking option for each participant in the next step


Sold Out £250.00

Budget (4-6 sharing)

Sold Out £310.00

Standard (3 sharing)

Sold Out £350.00

Twin (2 sharing)

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Twin ensuite (2 sharing)

Sold Out £390.00


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We have a friendly reception team who will be available throughout your stay and will be able to help you with any practical problems or questions you may have. It is open daily from 9:00am – 5.30pm.

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We have a main car park for all our guests. Limited blue badge parking is available at the front of the house (all cars are parked at your own risk).

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Disabled Access

We have limited ground floor bedrooms available so please enquire when booking your room if we have availability. There is wheelchair access from our courtyard entrance and our team will be available to help if needed. Please call ahead so that we can greet you and help you in.

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Our kitchen team are passionate about making delicious, nutritious meals for our guests. We are able to cater for some special medical diets if you give us notice on booking and liaise with us. Meal times are typically: Breakfast 8:45am, Lunch 1:00pm, Evening Meal 6:00pm.

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For each course you will find there are multiple accommodation options depending on your preference, which are budget (4-6 sharing), standard (3 sharing), twin (2-sharing) and twin ensuite. We provide electric blankets in all our rooms on every bed for the comfort of our guests.

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Free high-speed WiFi internet access is available throughout the house.

Getting Here and Other Details

Ellel Grange

A beautiful country house in the North West of England.

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01524 751651

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By Road

By Rail, Taxi & Bus

By Air

We are conveniently located less than a mile south of junction 33 of the M6 motorway. After leaving the motorway, take the first turn exit at the first roundabout, and then take an almost immediate first right on to our main driveway where you will see our signs.

Plan your stay

Explore the surrounding area

For guests staying on our longer term courses or who wish to plan an extended trip in the area, there is an abundance of fantastic places to see and explore.

Nearby National Parks

Ellel Grange is nestled amongst some of England’s finest and most spectacular scenery. To the north there is the exquisite Lake District National Park, home of Beatrix Potter and a walkers paradise (35 miles to Windermere). To the East of Ellel Grange there is the Yorkshire Dales National Park, with stunning limestone pavement, rolling hills and quintessential english farmland and market towns.

Historic Lancaster & The Forest of Bowland

On our own doorstep there is the historic city of Lancaster with its medieval castle and the Forest of Bowland, designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Nearby Coastlands

Or you can explore some of our nearby coastlands, such as Blackpool and Lytham St Annes, with wide open beaches and victorian period promenades, or take in the stunning Morecambe Bay sunset views towards the Lake District mountains.

Local treats

For a nearby trip, why not visit The Flower Bowl at Barton Grange, the country’s largest garden centre with shops, cafe, cinema, crazy golf, bowling and curling rink! Or try Scorton Barn’s unbeatable cakes and coffee. Wallings is loved for its superb farmhouse ice cream and sundaes (beware the huge portions!). Or take a drive through the gorgeous Trough of Bowland.

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