For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.
We want to pray for you.
LIFTING THEM UP
We pray for Michael our Presiding Bishop, our own Bishops Eugene and Chilton, and the Diocesan staff. We pray also for the Vestry and the Staff of St. Paul’s, We pray for Barak our President, Larry our Govenor and all those who serve the common good.
We pray for all the members of the Armed Forces, especially Drew Beard, Rachael and Jacob Berry, Graham and Landon Cheban, Julia Croft, Ryan Croft, Michael Freimarck, Jesse Howell, Paris Jones and Jason Duncan, Shiraz Kahn, Alan and Clare Linley, Michael Overfelt, Pete Santos, David Spalding, Danny Wilkins, James Wold, Brian Woolsey, and Katy Broom.
We hold hope for all places home and abroad, where there is violence and suffering.We pray for the people in the middle east who are fleeing the conflicts.
We hold in prayer all those celebrating milestones, and pray that they be strengthened in wisdom and grace.
Almighty God, giver of every good gift: Look graciously on your church and so guide the minds of those who shall choose a rector for this parish, that we may receive a faithful pastor, who will care for your people and equip us for our ministries; through Jesus Christ Our Lord, Amen.