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Guest minister Calvin Woods to host New Year's celebration at House of Prayer

The 2013 New Year's celebration at House of Prayer Church in Alexandria will take place January 5 and 6 with special guest minister Calvin Woods. The celebration will begin on Saturday at 5 p.m. with Woods leading the congregation in a time of praise, worship and prayer.

On Sunday, January 6, the celebration will continue with a 10 a.m. worship service. Woods will minister the Word of God and pray for people wanting to receive personal ministry.

A musician, psalmist, preacher and teacher, Woods founded and pastored Word of His Power Church in Minneapolis for 17 years. In the last 20 years, he has traveled internationally to more than 10 countries. Most recently, he has held crusades in India and Africa, ministering to lepers and orphans.

Woods' current ministry, Harvest Praise Invasion, allows him to travel to minister in the Metro area and across the state. He ministers at the Way of the Lord Church in Blaine on the second Friday night of each month, teaching on the topics of healing, deliverance and the prophetic ministry.

Woods and his wife, Shirley, have nine children and reside in Minneapolis.

House of Prayer Church is located at 3020 Rosewood Lane Southeast. For more information, call (320) 762-0828 or e-mail