December 16, 2012

Community Prayers 12.16.12

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 …

  • My wife Julia not having any addition damage to her heart in a recent episode after having a heart attack a few months ago (Oliver)
  • My parents finally getting an offer from selling their house (Anslee)
  • My brother’s Brian’s birthday (David)
  • Getting back safe to Austin and travel mercies (John K)

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

Prayers of Petition. For …

  • The families and parents who lost their kids in the school tragedy in Connecticut. For God’s peace and comfort that transcends all understanding to be experienced (Weylin)
  • An individual I encountered at a local Goodwill who is looking for the meaning of life (Steven H)
  • Rebecca Gonzales who is being treated for leukemia (Becky)
  • Peace and resolution in the country of Turkey (Becky)
  • My wife Julia and her health as she is recovering from a heart attack and the doctor’s trying to figure out effective medication after a recent episode this week (Oliver)
  • My stepfather who had an episode of a mental health breakdown. For him to seek God in this difficult time.
  • My mom who is trying her best to support her husband’s mental health breakdown
  • Traveling back home to help my parents pack up our home in preparation of selling it (Anslee)
  • Our friend Ellen whose grandmother passed away last night as they grieve their loss (Catie)
  • My last Sunday here before leaving for El Salvador and Portland and the support of this community (Catie)
  • All the adults working with the parents and children dealing with the loss in Connecticut (Rachael)

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

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