Onaway & Millersburg UMC
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors
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Prayer of People

Prayer Requested for...
 
- Family of Gary Price
 
- Family of Leigh Russell & Jeanne
Family of Frank Schwiesow of Millersburg
- Family of Badiv Hernandez (Pearl Fesko's brother) 
Family of Margaret Ball (Chuck Ball former pastor) who passed on last Thursday
                                                255 Mayer Rd #375L, Frankenmuth, MI  48734
Jaycee who had a brutal C-section in Gaylord
- Newborn Salem Michael Wayne Smith is in NICU at Traverse City
- Marlis Hibbler has surgery Monday    (from Helen Trafelet)
- Elizabeth Knight who has been diagnosed with cancer (from Barb & Jim Knight)
- Allen Nichols not doing well
Diane Morrow who has been sick in bed all week
- Greg Veihl to have ankle replacement tomorrow
Chuck Abshagen's cousin downstate had heart attack and has covid-19
- Larry & Noreen Braidwood,
     Larry had allergic reaction apparently to the bandages used; i
s getting better now
- Harley  Bonner has cancer
- Pearl Fesko is in a lot of pain this morning
- Virus victims and caretakers
 
- Our country and its leaders
 
Please join us in praying for...
- everyone's health
- those suffering from the coronavirus, those caring for the ill, those seeking a vaccine, and all others who serve in these times.
- those experiencing anxiety.
 
Please know that we are praying for each of you.
 
 
Litany of Solidarity and Hope During a Pandemic
 

 
For those who are sick. 
 
For those with chronic illnesses and underlying health concerns. 
 
For all those who are suffering.
 
For those who are lonely.
 
For those who have no one to check on them.
 
For families that are separated.
 
For those who are unemployed.
 
For those suffering financial hardships.
 
For those who face an uncertain future.
 
For those who are suffering from physical or emotional abuse.
 
For those who are disproportionally suffering because of societal structures and unjust policies.
 
For those who are struggling with physical or mental disabilities.
 
For those who are overwhelmed by anxiety and stress.
 
For those who are dying.
 
For those who have died while saving the lives of others.
 
For all who have lost their lives.
 
For those who have survived.
 
For those who have lost their spouses.
 
For children who have been orphaned.
 
For all those who mourn and those who comfort them.
 
For firefighters, police, and emergency medical workers.
 
For doctors, nurses, and all health care professionals.
 
For those who serve in the armed forces.
 
For public officials.
 
For business leaders.
 
For educators.
 
For innovators and inventors who provide new solutions.
 
For peace in our city and in our world.
 
For renewed friendships among neighbors.
 
For solidarity and unity among all peoples.
 
For a greater appreciation and love of all humanity.
 
For patience and perseverance.
 
For calm in the midst of fear.
 
For the grace to overcome adversity.
 
For generosity of spirit.
 
For hope in times of despair.
 
For light in the darkness.
 

 
Gracious and Loving God,You are our comforter and our hope.
 
Hear our prayers as we come before you.Strengthen us in this time of need.
 
Inspire us to acts of solidarity and generosity and give us hope of a brighter future.
 

 
- Joseph P. Shadle
 
"Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus." (Philippians 4:6-7)