August 5, 2012

Community Prayers 08.05.12

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 …

  • God’s provision for my new husband and I as we move to California (Heather)
  • Good counsel received from staff last week (Fred)
  • My son proposing to his fiancée (Fred)
  • Our family gathering in Seattle (Jon)
  • This community providing me a place to stay when the city didn’t allow me to move into my new place last minute (Steven)
  • Skylar being a source of light and hope to those around (Anslee)
  • My trip to Boston with Gina and for the time we had to share (Anslee)
  • My friend whose marriage seemed hopeless, but they are now going through counseling (Nathanael)
  • The Vox community being my people (Skylar)
  • Victoria’s recovery from successful surgery (Skylar)

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

Prayers of Petition. For …

  • The patients in the Care Communities and the needs they have (Jonny)
  • My mom and brother leaving for Kenya to serve there (Heather)
  • Those spewing hatred on the internet and for wisdom on how to engage (Karen)
  • Our friends whose twins were born weeks early to receive comfort and strength and for the caretakers to have wisdom (Wei-Shan)
  • A friend heading to Africa serving those there
  • Those in El Salvador and going through a battle over their land and rights (Catie)
  • Two close friends of mine going through difficult bouts of depression
  • My cousin working with kids with disabilities this weekend

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

[Photo by coolhandluke @ Flickr]

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