May 17, 2020

Community Prayers 2020.05.17

Prayers of Thanksgiving. For …

  • Those who carried great tech stress for us earlier, so that we could have this beautiful service together today. Mikayla
  • Yesterday being one of the best Saturday’s we have had in a while. Jon
  • Being able to still make meaningful connections with my students virtually. Morgan
  • My brother who has found a path. Nick
  • A new job starting next month in Washington, DC. Jonathan
  • My ability to return to grad school after 7 years of debilitating fatigue/illness. Christian

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

Prayers of Petition. For …

  • The Man family – Oliver, Tim, Mr Man – who lost their mom to brain cancer this AM, and lost their brother a year ago to lupus. Carol
  • The daunting task before me. Christian
  • The family and friends of my coworker and friend, Iliana, who died suddenly and tragically last week on Mother’s Day. Gina
  • Bob, my brother in law who’s going in this week for a tumor they found in his neck – may the scans come back negative for cancer and that surgery may go smoothly. Joe
  • My cousin’s newborn who is in the NICU. They are testing him for Down syndrome. Sarah
  • Dealing with heightened anxiety and wisdom for the decisions to come. Naomi
  • My sister’s MIL died on Wednesday from COVID. Prayers for her family to navigate the paperwork, grieving process, and moving out of New Jersey. Dave
  • The anxiety of moving across the country during this weird time. Jonathan
  • Prayers for my sister as she navigates difficulties. Nick
  • Times of worry and uncertainty. Emmanuel
  • My Grandpa whose prostate cancer has taken a turn for worse, that I might get to be present with him one more time, for Father’s Day or his 90th birthday. Lars
  • Our world, state, and local leaders to have the wisdom to make good decisions that protect and unite the people. Jennifer
  • Finally getting over the hump with this mono that’s had me knocked out the past several weeks & a way to take the time I need off from work without getting into trouble. Emily

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

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