Please remember our Homebound friends in your prayers.
Jody Kothman (back home in her house on Dixon Lane)
Joanne Martin Joanne has been transferred to: 1351 E. Lassen Ave. Chico, CA rm. 139 95973
Mike Ball (now living on Dixon Lane with Jody Kothman.)
Barbara Entrikin New address: 151 W. Line Bishop, CA 93514
Our country, our state and our community in fighting the coronavirus. Pray that God will use this to bring people back to him and that our hearts and lives be healed.
Ruth Schwartzkopf: Pray that she will be uplifted, family is now helping her as she cannot live alone.
Rev. Dr. Walter and Robyn Steele: This couple is doing missionary work for the Lutheran Church in Kenya East Africa. You can help support their ministry. Go to: www.lcms.org/steele
Watch for their newsletter: SteelesinAfrica.com
Rev. Daniel Conrad and family: This couple is doing missionary work for the Lutheran Church in Mexico City, Mexico. You can help support their ministry. Go to: www.lcms.org/conrad Mexico City was hit by an earthquake mid June. Damage caused by the earthquake was minimal and the Lord continues to reign. Dan is continuing to prepare for his classes for the fall semester that will be taught via ZOOM. Please pray for our "Feeding the Homeless " project.
Families dealing with Dementia or Alzheimer’s or other mental disease: Please pray for families who are caring for those loved ones with dementia or Alzheimer’s or mental illness as this is not an easy burden to bear. Pray for patience, understanding and protection and that God will help through every situation.
All the US Military: Pray for protection for our service members as they are deployed to the Middle East and elsewhere, and for their families and children to be uplifted and encouraged while they are away.
97% of pastors have been betrayed, falsely accused or hurt by trusted friends.
70% battle depression
7000 churches close each year
1500 pastors quit each month
Only 10% called to the ministry will retire as a pastor
80% feel discouraged.
94% of pastor’s families feel the pressure of the ministry.
78% of pastors have no close friends.
90% of pastors work
If anyone would like to be included in the Grace Lutheran Church Prayer Chain, please send your request to Marvie Kothman (firstname.lastname@example.org). Your email address will not be shared with anyone outside the prayer chain circle.
All prayer requests may be sent to that email address as well. Please indicate if you would like to include your prayer request in this publication, otherwise it will only be circulated among the members of the Grace Prayer Chain.
Thumb: pray for those closest to you: family, neighbors, friends, or members of your church family.
Pointing Finger: pray for those who guide others: teachers, doctors, pastors, counselors, social workers, and mentors. They need support and wisdom as they point others in the right direction.
Middle Finger (tallest one): pray for those who stand tall: our president, government, civic and business leaders, police and firefighters.
Ring Finger: your weakest finger- pray for those who are weak: the poor, sick, infants, homeless, and the powerless.
Pinkie: the smallest and the least- pray for yourself and for your own needs. By the time you have prayed for the other four groups, your own needs will be put into proper perspective.
A: adoration C: confession T: thanksgiving S: supplication
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