December 15, 2013

Community Prayers 12.15.13

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 …

  • An opportunity to go home and see family (Anslee)
  • My father whose memory loss will be restored one day in heaven (Danny)
  • Being able to write jokes again and have a playful outlet (Danny)
  • My family here at Vox and all the help and support I have received (Becky)
  • The care team in helping me through my gall bladder surgery (Claire)
  • My family and friends who survived the typhoon in the Philippines
  • Not losing hope and faith
  • Our son who asked Jesus into his heart
  • Madison, a girl that I mentored and has been transformed in her education and confidence (Becky)

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

Prayers of Petition. For …

  • Us to be gentle and kind with those around us during this season of Advent (Jenny F)
  • Losing my job last week and not being in fear during this time (Anne-Marie)
  • My friend Luke whose mom died when her house burned down (Anslee)
  • Those who struggle with body issues and are crippled by lies (Selah)
  • Healing of my body and those who also suffer from health issues (Claire)
  • Having difficulty in expressing love in words and finding ways to show that to my family this Christmas (Claire)
  • A former colleague, Jordan, whose wife passed away last night from cancer and for their daughter Leah (Matt)
  • My sister who has had difficulty getting pregnant and is experiencing difficulty in her current pregnancy (Dave C)
  • Waiting for a placement for domestic adoption
  • My daughters and I who are in a difficult situation and transition
  • Feeling responsible for how I treat others (Alison)

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

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