This Weeks Joys & Concerns - Sept. 23, 2022
Updated: Sep 23, 2022
This week, let us simply pray.
Let us pray for those without enough food or shelter in our neighborhoods.
Let us pray for those facing mental unhealth, for those in the throes of addiction.
Let us pray for peace to fill the lungs of this world - the kind that passes even our own understandings.
Among our Concerns
Family & Friends of Elaine Jonson who passed away on September 4.
Susan Pearson and her continued back pain.
Angelique Butler, who is recovering from a knee injury.
Steven Lynd, a new(er) friend of our community whose open heart surgery was a success. We pray for him as he begins his road of recovery.
Mark Housman, who will continue his recovery after returning home after a stint in physical rehab.
Larry Mosher and his spouse, Susie Mosher.
Bear, Melanie Peabody's partner
Daniel Davis, friend of Susan Pearson
Rachel Morford, daughter of Mary Morford
We pray for our homebound friends, Helen Bosley, Harry and Margaret Lobberegt, Jane Nelson, Marylu and Joseph Mills and Jim and Kay Thompson.
Among our local and global community concerns:
We pray for those in harm's way in Washington and the surrounding region due to wildfires. Please pray for all of life as we grapple with the challenges set before because of human-caused climate change.
We pray for all who are living currently at the village on 6th and Orchard; pray for peace in the midst of the many circumstances in which those experiencing houselessness endure. We also pray for a renewed sense of urgency in our city, neighborhood, and congregation in our work to secure housing as a right for all human beings.
This week, we lift up our Global Ministries partners in Puerto Rico.
If you'd like to share a prayer joy or concern, please contact Pastor Doug at email@example.com or by calling the church office. Please indicate whether your prayer is to be shared publicly, or if you'd like it to be kept private.