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					 Osanri Choi Ja-sil Memorial Fasting Prayer Mountain
             Address: 187-5, Osan-ri, Jori-myun, Paju City, Kyunggido 413-820
       About one hour by bus from Yoido Full Gospel Church (see #14 for bus schedule)
                   (You will not need transportation at Prayer Mountain.)

Prayer Mountain was established to provide a secluded place of prayer for those who desire a
place to be alone with God. Yoido Full Gospel Church is happy to welcome our many friends
from all over the world to visit us for a period of extended prayer. There are directional signs to
guide you at Prayer Mountain, written in Korean as well as in English. Prayer Mountain can
accommodate guests with either western or Korean-style sleeping facilities. Individuals as well as
groups should make advance reservations although these reservations are “subject to change.”
Prayer Mountain is privately owned and operated by Yoido Full Gospel Church, and sometimes
these accommodations are needed for our ministers‟ seminars, etc., and these dates may not be
known at the time you make reservations.

1.      Daily Church Services
        There are four services daily in the main sanctuary at Prayer Mountain. Generally, the
        services are at 06:00, 11:00, 15:00, and 19:00. There are about eight retired pastors who
        counsel, pray for the sick, and lead the services with information about fasting and
        prayer. These services are ONLY in the Korean language.

2.      Prayer Grottoes
        Over 200 prayer grottoes are open daily for those who desire to spend prolonged periods
        of time in intercessory prayer. Anyone can go into a prayer grotto any time during the
        day without requesting permission and pray as long as one desires.

3.      Small Chapels for Group Devotions in House of Agape
        If you are bringing a group to Prayer Mountain, you may request a room in advance for
        your group to meet together for devotions. The cost is 100,000 Korean won for each
        worship service using a small chapel. Piano and microphones and speakers are available.

4.      Accommodations
        Accommodations have heat in the winter. In the summer, there is no air conditioning, but
        fans are available for each room. NOTE: Please pay in Korean won. Credit cards are
        not acceptable. There is no foreign exchange bank at Prayer Mountain.

        A.      The World Mission Center
                The World Mission Center has 22 western-style rooms. Each room has four beds
                (bunk beds) and a private bathroom. The cost is 20,000 won per room (not per
                bed). Electricity outlets in the rooms are for 220 volts. Check out time on the
                day of departure is 11:00 a.m.
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       B.     The House of Agape (formerly called House of Love)
              The House of Agape is available for individuals as well as large groups coming
              for retreats, seminars and other special occasions. Reservations must be made by
              letter, fax or e-mail, giving us the exact dates accommodations are needed and
              the number of participants attending. Electricity outlets in the rooms are for 220

              1st floor:
              42 western-style rooms for individuals or couples. Each room has two beds and
              a private bathroom. The cost is 20,000 won per room (not per bed). Check out
              time on the day of departure is 11:00 a.m.

5.     Rainfall and Temperatures in Seoul
       Korea is in the temperate zone and has four distinct seasons. Prayer Mountain may be a
       little cooler than Seoul.

                                          Average Rainfall:

                                       Average Temperatures:
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6.     Things to Bring
       Although bed linens, a pillow and a hand towel are supplied for you, you may want to
       bring your own washcloth and bath towel. Bring comfortable walking shoes and casual
       clothes that do not need ironing, which are suitable for the time of year you will be with
       us. Electrical items such as irons, coffeepots, etc., are not permissible.

7.     General Dining Room (1st floor – cafeteria style)
       The Bethsaida dining room in the Korean restaurant building offers the following for all
       visitors, Korean and foreign:

       a.      2,000 won         A Korean meal, „Bab‟ (rice & soup & side dishes)
       b.      1,000 won         Rice porridge, „Juk‟
       c.      1,000 won         Noodle soup, „Kooksu‟

       Dining room hours (except during worship service hours):
       Monday – Friday:       7:30 am – 9 pm
       Saturday:              7:30 am – 2 pm
       Sunday:                Closed

       Meal tickets may be purchased just outside the dining room. Prices are the same for
       adults and children.

8.     Agape Dining Room in the Korean Restaurant Building
       (basement floor), open 8 am – 7 pm
       Four choices, each 5,000 won: beef and vegetable (bulgogi); sliced steamed meat soup
       (sullungtang); pork cutlet (dongas); and vegetable beef soup (yook gey jang).

       Prices are the same for adults and children.

9.     Vending Machines
       Vending machines offer both hot and cold drinks: coffee, fruit juices, soft drinks and
       milk. Korean coins must be used in the vending machines.

10.    Convenience Store
       A convenience store is located on the ground floor of the Korean restaurant building.
       The store hours are:

       Monday – Saturday:         6:30 am – 10:00 pm
       Sunday:                   12 noon – 10:00 pm

       The store sells coffee, soft drinks, juice, snacks, toiletries, towels, etc.
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11.      Christian Bookstore and Souvenir Store
         A Christian bookstore sells books mostly in the Korean language. It also sells telephone
         cards to be used in the telephones just outside the main sanctuary. (Note: If you call
         Seoul from Prayer Mountain, you must dial the city code for Seoul (02) before you dial
         the number you want to call.) Bookstore hours are:
         Monday – Saturday:       8:00 am – 10:00 pm
         Sunday:                 12:30 pm – 10:00 pm

         The store hours for the souvenir store next to the Christian bookstore are:
         Monday – Friday:         7:30 am – 10:00 pm
         Saturday & Sunday:       7:30 am – 9:30 pm

12.      Laundry Facilities
         There are no laundry facilities available.

13.      First Aid Assistance
         There is a first aid room on the ground floor of the Korean restaurant building. It is open
         from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm.

14.      Church Buses
         Church buses shuttle back and forth to Prayer Mountain every day and the bus rides are
         free. (They do not go to the Incheon International Airport.) Buses have a sign in the front
         window, in both Korean and English, “Bus to Prayer Mt.” It is not possible to make
         reservations for Prayer Mountain buses. Please refer to the daily time schedule on the
         next page. A bus may leave before the scheduled time if it is already full. The church
         shuttle buses are only for individuals going to Prayer Mountain.

         If you are coming as a group of more than ten people and need a travel agent for
         transportation to Prayer Mountain, you may contact:

         Henry C. Oh
         President of Global Tour Ltd.
         6F Youwon Golden Tower
         191, 2 Ga, Chungjung Ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, Korea
         Tel: 822 330 4270 Fax: 822 335 0041
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                                   Prayer Mountain
                              Free Shuttle Bus Schedule
                     For individuals and small groups of 10 people or less

                    From Yoido Full Gospel Church to Prayer Mountain
         07:00     09:00    9:30      10:30     11:00     11:30   12:30            13:30
         14:30     15:30    16:30   17:30 M-F 18:30 M-F 19:30 M-F
                                        18:00      19:00
                                        Sat-Sun    Sat-Sun

                  From Prayer Mountain back to Yoido Full Gospel Church
         07:30      09:00   09:30    10:00     11:00    12:00          13:00
         14:00      15:00   16:00    16:30     17:30    18:00     21:00 (only M-F)

                    For reservations to stay at Prayer Mountain, please contact:

                                         Mrs. Dorsing
                          Office of Dr. Yonggi Cho – Senior Pastor
                                  Yoido Full Gospel Church
                          Yoido P. O. Box 7, Seoul, 150-600, Korea
                        Tel. +(82-2) 783-4135; Fax. +(82-2) 784-9429

                                Church web site:

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