November 20, 2011

Community Prayers 11.20.11

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 …

  • The times we have experienced the rescue and restoration of God in our lives (Wey)
  • Being able to see my family this thanksgiving (Danielle)
  • My grandmother who passed and left a legacy of faith
  • Being able to spend quality time with my roommate David who will be leaving for Afghanistan. (James)
  • Gathering us like lambs to God’s heart (Karen)
  • Six of our couple friends having babies recently (Heather)
  • Healing my lungs and seeing an improvement in my health (Becky)

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

Prayers of Petition. For …

  • Those of us who feel out of place or displaced from home, that we would find God’s hope and comfort (Wey)
  • My younger brother AJ who is deployed in Afghanistan and being away for his first thanksgiving. For my parents and family that will be missing him. (Gina)
  • My roommate Jenny whose friend in Colorado passed away serving as a police officer (Anslee)
  • My friend Sue in Elgin who has stage 4 cancer and this will be her last thanksgiving (Anslee)
  • My roommate Lindsey who has lots of things to process through in her life (Danielle)
  • My friend Scott who is feeling out of place in a different country (Aaron)
  • My husband and I to learn a new definition of what family means
  • My friend Jeff who had surgery on his hip and for a good recovery (Dolores)
  • My roommate David who is training to go to Afghanistan. For safety during the next year. (James)
  • Discovering ways to reach out to the direct neighborhood around us (Tim)
  • One of our friends who lost their baby recently (Heather)
  • My friend Brian who was hurt recently (Becky)

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

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