Almighty God, whose will it is to be glorified in your saints, and who raised up your servant Anskar to be a light in the world; Shine, we pray, in our hearts, that we also in our generation may show forth your praise, who called us out of darkness into your marvelous light; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. (Book of Common Prayer 1979)
We pray for our friends in Christ in the Lutheran Church—Canada
We also pray for the people of Liberia
Please continue to pray for Nigerian Christians experiencing a lot of persecution.
Heidi P. needs prayer for difficulties concerning her mortgage, and also needs pray for guidance with a mold issue.
From Rev. Raul: PLEASE FIND THE PRAYER NEEDS..JOSHUA AND TARA LABOR AS PASTORS AND ARE BEING PERSECUTED PLEASE PRAY THAT THEY FIND VICTORY.CONNIE TO FIND HER HUSBAND AND HEALING IN HER LIFEPLEASE FOR THE CHILDREN THAT THEY LIVE IN HEALTH, FOR EVERYWHERE THEY TURN THEY ARE FINDING SICKNESS. Request from a good friend for prayer for his 10 year old son who has been stricken badly with the flu bug.
From Teresa: Our daughter Rosellen has a friend whose mother just had her bladder removed due to cancer. She has a bladder bag now. The doctors recently discovered that the cancer has spread into Joan’s heart (She had a recent heart attack) and other organs and the prognosis is not good. I ask that each of you please keep the Trauma family, specifically mom Joan, husband Vince and children Maria and Vince Jr. in your prayers too. Please ask other to pray as well and forward as you are led. We know God is the ultimate Physician and through him all healing is possible.
From Joyce: WE HAVE JUST FOUND OUT THAT A FRIEND OR THE FAMILY’S IS IN THE HOSPITAL. HER NAME IS MARY, HER OXYGEN LEVEL IS TOO LOW AND HER VITALS ARE NOT GOOD. SHE IS IN THE CARE OF HOSPICE IN HER HOME. PLEASE KEEP HER AND HER FAMILY IN YOUR PRAYERS. AND PLEASE PRAY FOR SALVATION ALSO AS I DON’T KNOW IF THEY ARE SAVED. THANK YOU AND I WILL UPDATE WHEN I HEAR ANY MORE NEWS. GOD BLESS EACH OF YOU, JOYCE UPDATE: Please forgive me, I forgot to let everyone know that Mary went home the next morning around 3 a.m. Her family needs prayer to see them thru this time. Thank you for praying and God bless you.
DYLAN’S SURGERY WENT GREAT AS EXPECTED AND IS HOME AND RESTING AND THANK YOU ALL FOR THE PRAYERS AND HE GOES BACK IN 3 WEEKS ON FEBRUARY 19 , 2013 FOR HIS FOLLOW UP APPOINTMENT
Please pray for Kaye, who is having difficulties in the building she is in.
Carol has changed her mind about moving, please continue to pray.
MacDonald is seeking God’s guidance, please pray for him and for Rev. Raul, who is trying to minister to him.
From Rod: Prayer is requested from Fran for both her sister Rose and niece Nancy. Nancy has one of those rare diseases and a cure diagnosis is not yet on the table. Rose has been diagnosed with cancer and more MRI’s to go. We would request more fervent prayer for Pastor Hector who has still not found an available liver match. He, in turn,requests prayer for his brother Nino as his sight is almost completely gone. Also his grandson Joey who cannot sleep at bed time.
Elizabeth just got dentures and is having difficulties, please pray.
From Prison Fellowship: Join us in praying for the work being done in prisons throughout the country, and for the lives being touched by our ministry together in the name of Christ. This week, please pray: 1) For the “bridge training” that took place in Phoenix, Arizona, this past weekend to be effective and fruitful. 2) For prisoners and caregivers to believe God is good and His love endures forever. 3) For Prison Fellowship staff, volunteers, and ministry participants to exalt the name of Jesus and worship Him freely. 4) For each of our Angel Tree program specialists to be refreshed to encourage Angel Tree coordinators across the country in 2013. 5) For God’s people to speak the truth in love and to defend the faith in the public square. Thank you so much for keeping all of these aspects of Prison Fellowship Ministries’ Christ-centered efforts in our nation’s prisons and communities in your prayers.
Prayer request from Regina Noerhave a seeker from UAE: Kindly pray that my sister’s family reunite…her husband & two sons come back as one united family.
Harry Finley has rectal cancer, please pray for him.
Pray for the repose of Dorothy’s soul and comfort for John, Candy and the Morris family.
Pray for the repose of Martha’s soul and comfort for the Capece and Chesiere families.
Eden has bronchitis, which has delayed her surgery, please pray.
Pray for the repose of Ronn’s dad’s soul and comfort for the Jones family.
Pray for the repose of Sharna’s mom’s soul and comfort for the Gibbons family.
Van has a serious blood clot and cancer, please pray for him and his wife Rosemary.
Cheryle M.’s grandson has blood clots, please pray.
Sharyn is having trouble with some bill collectors and is very stressed, please pray for her.
From Sonya: LUANA-IN LAST STAGE OF CANCER/UNKNOWN IF SHE IS SAVED. MARLISS,EDDIE & DAUGHTER-NEED HEALING/RUNNING HIGH FEVERS & BAD CONGESTION/SAVED.
Kimberlely has had pacemaker leads replaced, pleae pray that she recovers well.
Richard McLain is in the hospital, please pray.
Eternal Lord God, you hold all souls in life: Give to your whole Church in paradise and on earth your light and your peace; and grant that we, following the good examples of those who have served you here and are now at rest, may at the last enter with them into your unending joy; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. (Book of Common Prayer 1979)