Prayers of the People
"Pray without ceasing.... "
Resources for prayer may be found at the bottom of this page.
A Prayer for Those Whom We Love
Almighty God, we entrust all who are dear to us to your never-failing care and love, for this life and the life to come, knowing that you are doing for them better things than we can desire or pray for; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Sara Rosefield - broken hip
Janice Matthews - broken hip - St. Luke's Hospital, Smithville
Please pray for healing for Jody May. Jody has been diagnosed with Huntington’s Disease. Jody wants you to know that HD is a hereditary neurological disorder and the symptoms are involuntary movements, slurred speech, lack of coordination, imbalance, awkward gait, and finally, dementia. Please pray for Jody, for her husband, Joe, and for her dear boys, Cabot and James.
Elaine Reynold's brother, Keith, has died from several causes including an infection that is drug-resistant. May he rest in peace and rise in glory. May Elaine and all who mourn his death be comforted by the love and abiding presence of God. Bless Elaine with safe travel to Virginia.
Gary Janssen, pancreatic cancer, father of Jennifer Jungling
Randi Lloyd, stage 4 breast cancer which has metastacized to her bones
Dave, colon cancer, friend of Simonne G.
Morgynne, friend of Simonne G.
Paul, cousin of Simonne G.
Marsha, Susan Lambrecht's niece, diabetes and broken elbow
Tim and Kristen, healthy pregnancy
Aaron, Adele Sandstede's nephew, fast growing cancer in his soft tissue
John, Adele's brother-in-law, who lost two fingers in an accident
Holly ChanceKittie, car accident, broken sternum and internal injuries
Jim and Annette Chance
April Mackey, shoulder surgery 2/15
Debbie Dangler, injury to upper back
Terry Hayter, blood clots
Kim and Jason, healing of marriage and addictions
David Olmstead, lost fingers
Terry Foster, employment
David Cortez, peace and self-care
Debbie Baker, breast cancer, Bill Steinkamp's daughter
Peace in God's World
For peace between Israel and Palestine. For peace in Afghanistan, North Korea, Syria, Iraq, Libya, Somalia and throughout God's world. For and end to hatred, violence and war.
For our veterans; for all who are serving in our military, especially those in harm's way. For Dalton who is deployed to Afghanistan.
For Justice for All
For the full inclusion of all the baptized in all the sacraments. For all who are hungry. For all who are without shelter. For affordable, decent housing for all. For the lonely, the fearful, the discouraged, the oppressed and those in prisons. For the unemployed and the underemployed.
For Barack, our President, and for all in authority in all the nations of the world that there may be peace and justice for all people.
For the ministries of:
Presiding Bishop Katharine
Bishop Martin, Diocese of West Missouri
The people of Grace Church
For the children and adults whom we serve through Grace's Pantry, Grace's Grape Arbor, Franklin Friends FamilyPacks and BackSnacks, Nourishing Neighbors, Grace's Landscape Ministry, Grace's Community Gardens and Grace's Garden. For all who work in these ministries so that others may be fed.For this fragile earth, our island home; may we may become more thoughtful stewards of all of God's blessings.
If you have a prayer request, please email Debbie Dangler at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Book of Common Prayer