EDGECOMB — A community prayer drop box is ready to accept prayers at Edgecomb Community Church. The wooden box, painted gray, is located to the left of the front entrance of the church, at 15 Cross Point Road.

Recently installed, the prayer drop box is available for anyone who would like to leave a request for a prayer, either for themselves or others. When requesting a prayer, you may remain anonymous or sign your name or initials.

The locked box, built by Joe Nana, was an idea realized by the church’s Vitality Ministry, which is hoping to reach out beyond the church to people who may have the need to have a prayer answered and who may not belong to a church.

The church hopes it becomes a place where folks in the community can feel comfortable bringing their prayers, trusting that the congregation will be praying for their needs.