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Praying this Week 05/18/2015

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Household Prayer: Morning

Holy One, thank you for the ability to begin my day in prayer.
Guide my path today.
No matter what happens, help me to feel that I belong to you,
and bring me home to you at the end of the day. Amen.

Household Prayer: Evening

Loving God, thank you for claiming me as your own.
I have been in the world all day,
but I also know that I am in you.
Give me the grace to let go of this day
and entrust it to your care.
Be with me as I sleep this night
and continue to sanctify me in your embrace. Amen.

New and Recent Prayer Requests

  • See below for 50 days of prayer and action from the Missions Ministry Team of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church for daily prayer and action.
  • Give thanks and pray for our recent college graduates: Mariel Groppe, Sarah Chappell, Ben Gholson; and med school graduate Heather Williams Wherry.
  • Continue to pray for those in our church family who are looking for new employment.
  • Beatrice (Cookie) Fogle, Susan Groppe’s sister who is now in the last days of her life.
  • Lois Gray, who continues to struggle with chronic pain related to rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Dixie Morgan, as she cares for husband Harold with Alzheimer's. (Harold is now a patient at Memphis Jewish Home and Rehab in Cordova)
  • Donna Heflin, as she lives with chronic pain.
  • The Mason Family—Julia Mason (10 years old) has been diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma. Julia’s little sister, Elsie, is Ingrid Busby’s best friend.
  • Larry Meza, who continues to struggle with chronic, daily pain.
  • Georgia Fullem, sister-in-law of Terry Williams, has had a recurrence of her cancer and has begun a new chemo regimen.
  • Shannon Sweeney, best friend of Sally Busby, who is about to go through radiation treatments after completing chemotherapy.
  • Jo Mitchell, mother of Cathy Flanigan, is in an assisted living facility and in declining health.
  • Sally McNeely, mother of Blake Chappell, who has completed chemo therapy for lung cancer, and now is undergoing radiation treatments.
  • Judy Bush, Bob Bush’s sister-in-law, who has undergone surgery for breast cancer and is now receiving chemotherapy.
  • Cindy Mering, neighbor of Bob and Connie Bush, has been battling cancer for quite some time and is now at home after treatment at the Mayo Clinic.
  • Bill Connolly, brother-in-law of Margie Shannon, who is being treated for cancer of the spine and in a lot of pain.
  • Billy Ingram, son of Beverly Ingram, who has had a recurrence of brain cancer, but is doing well presently.

Monday
Give thanks for the countless short-term missionaries, mission teams, & work groups sent from the Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

Tuesday
Pray for Our United Outreach (OUO) as our great effort to serve the Lord as Cumberland Presbyterians in different ministries.

Wednesday
Pray for the new missionary liaison program, which assists the Cumberland Presbyterian mission work.

Thursday
Pray for God’s guidance of the different teams of the Ministry Council as they explore ways to assist in missions.

Friday
Pray for God’s call on the hearts of men & women to surrender to the call to missionary service.

Saturday
Pray for God’s protection over our missionaries serving in difficult and dangerous places.

Sunday
Pray that God will use you to bring the good news of Jesus Christ to the whole world.