March 24, 2013

Community Prayers 03.24.13

As a community, we can support and celebrate with each other through prayer. Join us in praying for those both spoken and unspoken during Sunday liturgy.

Prayers of Thanksgiving. For …

  • Getting a new job at a foster home and experiencing God’s grace in providing in the midst of tiredness (Sonia)
  • Being able to help and serve a friend in need (Dan)
  • Ben and Corina who had their new baby, Julia, this morning and for a healthy baby and mom (Weylin)
  • Daniel who succeeded in delivering his dissertation and is flying out for his first interview (Chris M)
  • Being able to see my cousin and sister last week (John K)
  • God’s blessing of our new baby son two weeks ago (Jen M)
  • The love of friends and community in the midst of experiencing a tough week (Meg)
  • Those in this community who speak into my life when I need it most (Caleb)
  • Jason’s message and reminding me to grieve for a friend I lost back in Dallas
  • My niece who is nine and has dyslexia, but she was recently able to read well and got the best grades in her class (Chris W)

… let us bless the Lord. Thanks be to God.

Prayers of Petition. For …

  • A friend’s neighbor whose wife just went through cancer treatment and their 2 year old daughter is having seizures and they are not sure why (Gideon)
  • My oldest sister is about to have a baby and for no complications (Sonia)
  • My friend Perry who has cancer (Chris M)
  • Waiting on three big decisions that are coming in this next week (John K)
  • Suffering from laryngitis and a bad back (Becky)
  • Courage to step out of a ministry on campus because I’m spreading myself too thin (Caleb)
  • Communication with my parents about my sexuality and dealing with my depression and selfishness
  • A family who adopted a little girl who was diagnosed with cancer two weeks after adopting her and for financial help for this family (Chris W)
  • One my good friends Michael who found out his father passed away and is dealing with grief and for how I can support him
  • My mom who was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2003 and for continued health and comfort for my family
  • My friend whose friend took their own life this past week and that she can experience God’s peace and comfort (Lauren)

… let us pray to the Lord. Lord have mercy.

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