Praying as Jesus Taught His Disciples

February 24-25, 2017

The Order of St. Luke is sponsoring a healing workshop that will be held at our Sullivan's Island campus on February 24 & 25. This workshop will provide valuable training for prayer ministers and for those who are simply interested in learning more about healing prayer. The speakers include John Rice, Jack Ward, and Mike Sabback. The pre-registration cost for the workshop is $20, which includes lunch. You may also register at the door for $25.

Workshop Schedule


6:30 pm - Registration

7 pm - Praise and Worship

7:30 pm - Introduction of Speaker

Session 1 - "Praying as Jesus Taught His Disciples" (John Rice)

8:30 pm - Healing Prayer Ministry



8:30 am - Registration and a Continental breakfast

9 am - Welcome and Announcements

9:15 am - Praise and Worship

9:30 am - Session 2: "Praying with Power and Authority" (John Rice)

10:45 am - Break

11 am - Session 3: "Gifts of the Holy Spirit - Power Tools for Ministry" (Jack Ward)

12 pm - Lunch

12:45 pm - Questions and Discussion

1:15 pm - Session 4: "Developing a Healing Ministry in Your Community" (Mike Sabback)

2:15 pm - Break

2:30 pm - Prayer Ministry: "Come Holy Spirit - Fill Us, Empower Us, Send Us"

3:30 pm - Closing Prayers

About the Speakers

The Rev. John Rice is a retired Episcopal parish priest who now devotes his time fully to OSL. He has been a member of the North American Board of Directors since 2010, serving as board president for two years and currently serving as Chaplain to the Board. He served as Region 3 Director for 4 years, from 2011 to 2015.

Rev. Rice was instrumental in establishing an OSL healing ministry and medical clinic in the Diocese of Durgapur, India in 2011 which has provided free medical care and medications to over 13,000 children and families living in the slums.


Pastor Jack Ward began his career as a Quality Engineer at Cummins Engine Company where he worked for 25 years before becoming a full-time pastor. He has been involved with the prayer and healing ministries for over 37 years, which includes serving as a prayer pastor for Seacoast Church for 16 years where he still works part-time. He is currently serving as the spiritual leader on the board of the Grace Healing Center of Charleston, and as Chaplain of the Charleston chapter of the Order of Saint Luke.


Dr. Mike Sabback is a retired general surgeon and a long time OSL member. He is convener of the Charleston, SC Citywide OSL Chapter. Mike has led many medical and healing prayer missions to Honduras and India under the banner of the Seacoast/OSL Healing Mission. He is currently medical director of the Dream Center Medical Clinic and a board member of the Grace Center of Charleston.