Osanri Choi Ja-sil Memorial
Fasting Prayer Mountain at
Osanri, Kyonggi Province, Korea
About 1 hour
by bus from Yoido Full Gospel Church (See
#14 for bus schedule)
Prayer Mountain was established to provide a secluded place of prayer
for those who desire a place to be alone with God.The 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
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.
are four services daily in the main sanctuary at Prayer Mountain.The services are at 06:00, 11:00, 15:00, and 19:00.Several pastors and many deaconesses minister, counsel, pray
for the sick and lead the services with information about fasting
and prayer.These services
are ONLY in the Korean language.If you are bringing a group, however, if you notify us in
advance as to what service you will attend, it may be possible to
have interpretation available for you.
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.
Piano, and Seating for Group Devotions
If you are bringing a group to Prayer Mountain, you may request
a room in advance for your group to meet together for devotions.
have heat in the winter.In the summer, there is no air conditioning, but fans
are available for each room. NOTE:Korean won is the only
acceptable payment at Prayer Mountain.Credit cards are not acceptable.There is no foreign exchange bank at Prayer Mountain.
World Mission Center
The World Mission Center has 20
room has two or 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 110 volts.Check out time on the day of departure is 11:00 a.m.
House of Love
The House of Love 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 volts (not 110).
42 western-style rooms for individuals and/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.
17 rooms, only for groups, usually reserved for Korean
room can accommodate 40 people.There are no beds.Foam rubber mats are on the floor.
20 rooms, only for groups, usually reserved for Korean
room can accommodate 80 people.There are no beds.Foam rubber mats are on the floor.
One room on the second and third floors can be converted into
classrooms for seminars or retreat classes with seating arrangements
the floor, Korean-style only.
is in the temperate zone and has four distinct seasons.Prayer Mountain may be a little cooler than Seoul,
but the average
temperatures in Seoul are:
-10 to 0 C (14-32F)
to 29 C(68-84
6 to +3 C(21-37
to 32 C(70-90
to 10 C(32-50
to 27 C(59-81 F)
to 16 C(41-61
to 20 C(45-68
to 21 C(52-70
to 10 C(32-50
to 27 C(61-81
to0 C(23-32 F)
Although bed linens, a pillow and
a hand towel are supplied for you, you may want to bring your own
wash cloth 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.Cafeteria The Bethsaida dining room
in the Korean restaurant building offers the following
for all visitors, Korean and foreign:
a.2,000 wonA Korean meal, "Bab"
with side dishes
b.900 wonRice soup, "Juk"
c.1,000 wonNoodle soup, "Kooksu"
d.1,200 wonCereal soup, "Uamsik"
(Normally eat after fasting)
dining room hours are:
Monday - Friday:7 am - 9:20
Saturday:7 am - 9:00 pm
Sunday:7 am - 8:30 am
2:20 pm 9:00 pm
Meal tickets may be purchased just outside the dining room
The Agape Restaurant offers several
kinds of Korean meals (around 5,000 won each) and pumpkin soup -
"Hobakjuk" for 3,000 won.
Vending machines offer both
hot and cold drinks: coffee, fruit juices, soft drinks and
coins must be used in the vending machines.
A small convenience store is located
on the ground floor of the Korean restaurant building. The
store sells snacks, soft drinks, juice, toiletries, towels, and
mosquito repellant, etc.
The store hours are:
~ Saturday:6:30am -10:00 pm
12 noon-10:00 pm
Bookstore and Souvenir Store
*A small Christian
bookstore sells books in Korean, with just a few of Dr. Cho’s
books in English.It
also sells telephone cards to be used in the telephones at
Prayer Mountain.(Note:If you call Seoul from Prayer Mountain, it is a long
distance call…a trunk call, so you must dial the city code
for Seoul (02) before you dial the number you want to call.)
Bookstore hours are:
Sunday: 12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
store hours for the small souvenir store next to the
Christian bookstore are:
am - 10:00 pm
& Sunday:7:30 - 9:30 pm
There are no laundry facilities
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.
Church buses (light beige colored
with burgundy, horizontal stripes) shuttle back and forth to Prayer
Mountain every day and the bus rides are free.Buses have a sign in the front window, in both Korean and
English, which say,"Bus
to Prayer Mt." You
cannot make reservations for Prayer Mountain buses.Please refer to the daily time schedule below.A bus may leave BEFORE the scheduled time if it is already
From Yoido Full Gospel Church toPrayer Mountain
Prayer Mountain back to Yoido Full Gospel Church
For more information, please contact:
15 Gukhoe-daero 76-gil, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul
Tel. (82-2) 6181-9191
It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery.