April 19, 2020

Community Prayers 2020.04.19

Prayers of Thanksgiving. For …

  • Those that hold space and tension for us, who pass their peace. Helena
  • The wild, glorious, messy, powerful and beautifully brutal birth of our Freya Brynn Bauerson, and for her health and ours. Sarah
  • Midwives, who surely are the faces and hands of God. Sarah
  • Being our anchor, God, during these uncertain times. MaryAnn
  • Beautiful Freya and miracles! Liz
  • Vox going online. Sam
  • Freya, and all the sweet babies coming into the world in this time, and the hope they embody. Claire
  • Sustaining my sometimes fragile peace of mind during this time. Moji
  • The unique opportunity in our history to make a difference. Naomi Jackson
  • The life of Rev. Dr. Clarice Ford who passed recently and the legacy she left at Berry College and other institutions of higher education. Anslee

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

Prayers of Petition. For …

  • Protection for those we love who are high-risk. Sam
  • My Mawmaw who passed away this past Friday. It’s hard that we can’t be at her funeral. For peace for our whole family. Traci
  • My brother who works in a nursing home and who has tested positive for COVID-19. Pray for his healing. Joe
  • My brother-in-law JD struggling right now in Houston. Emmanuel
  • Our local hospitals to have the capacity for my surgery that is scheduled in 7 weeks. Jon
  • Lindsay, who will be giving birth to twin babies soon. Jaimie
  • Our neighbor, Ms. Conita, who was diagnosed with cancer during quarantine and starts her chemo treatment this week. Claire
  • The strength and peace to live one day at a time. Jaimie
  • Peace of heart for my family, friends, and community. That the pain this is causing, both new pain and past wounds, would find healing and rest. Joe
  • All the prayers that have no words. Jason
  • My sister-in-law in India coping with liver disease during this pandemic. Vagdevi
  • The Helms’ baby, who at 36 weeks is still breech. Luke
  • The tough questions and decisions that will come in these next few months. Naomi

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

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