please join us for prayer and fasting

Beginning Monday, January 29th

This is not about simply giving up food. Instead, it’s an opportunity to draw closer to God through fervent and focused prayer as we restrict ourselves from commonly enjoyed foods as an act of worship and consecration to the Lord. You can sign up for a 10-day or 21-day fast, as both fasts are mentioned in the book of Daniel. We are convinced that God will do amazing things in your life as well as the life of our church as we commit to fast and pray.

Test your servants for ten days; let us be given vegetables to eat and water to drink.

12 Then he said to me, “Fear not, Daniel, for from the first day that you set your heart to understand and humbled yourself before your God, your words have been heard, and I have come because of your words. 13 The prince of the kingdom of Persia withstood me twenty-one days, but Michael, one of the chief princes, came to help me, for I was left there with the kings of Persia, 14 and came to make you understand what is to happen to your people in the latter days. For the vision is for days yet to come.

how to participate

TEN-DAY FAST: January 29-February 7, 2024
TWENTY-ONE DAY FAST: January 29-February 18, 2024

January 29-February 7, 2024

January 29-February 18, 2024

We are dedicating time to fast and pray before God. You can sign up below for the 10-day or 21-day fast

what can we eat?

Note below the types of foods that we can eat during this fast, as well as the foods to avoid.


Amaranth, barley, brown rice, buckwheat, bulgur, freekeh, millet, oats, purple rice, quinoa, rye, sorghum, spelt, teff, whole wheat pasta, whole wheat, and wild rice.

Black beans, black-eyed peas, cannellini beans, garbanzo beans (chickpeas), great northern beans, kidney beans, lentils, peanuts, pinto beans, and split peas.

Almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamia nuts, nut butters, peanuts (actually legumes, but people think of them as nuts), pecans, pepitas (pumpkin seeds), pine nuts, pistachios, poppy seeds, walnuts, sesame seeds, soy nuts, sunflower seeds.

All vegetables are allowed (fresh, frozen, dried, juiced, and canned).

All fruit (fresh, frozen, dried, juiced, and canned) is allowed. However, any dried fruit shouldn’t contain added sugar (check ingredients to be sure).

Oils (such as coconut, olive, and sesame, for example) are allowed but should be used minimally. For example, you can saute foods in olive oil but avoid deep-frying them.

Unleavened bread (whole grain bread made without yeast, sugars, or preservatives. All herbs, spices, and seasonings are allowed, including salt and pepper.).

Water should be the main beverage on your Daniel Fast. Distilled, filtered, sparkling, spring and mineral water are also allowed. However, you may have 100% fruit juice on occasion (just don’t overdo it).


Meat (bacon, beef, bison, chicken, lamb, pork, and poultry), dairy (butter, cheese, cream, milk, and yogurt), fish/seafood, and eggs.

Agave nectar, artificial sweeteners, brown rice syrup, brown sugar, cane juice, corn syrup, honey, malt syrup, molasses, and raw sugar.

Yeast (and, therefore, leavened bread) isn’t part of the Daniel Fast.

White flour and white rice. Only whole grains are allowed on the Daniel Fast. A whole grain product contains the entire grain kernel–the bran, germ, and endosperm.

Foods that contain artificial flavorings, chemicals, food additives, and preservatives.

Examples are corn chips, French fries, and potato chips. Baked chips are acceptable if they don’t contain restricted ingredients. Check the label for “baked” to be sure.

Butter, lard, margarine, and shortening.

Milk chocolate, semi-sweet chocolate, dark chocolate, chocolate syrup, and cacao.

Alcohol, coffee, caffeinated tea, and energy drinks.

Click here to find some recipes to help you through the Daniel Fast.