Onaway & Millersburg UMC
Sunday, May 09, 2021
Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors
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Prayer of People

Prayer Requested for...
Those we know with covid-19 :
- Distribution of covid vaccine 
- Scott Peterman and Matthew Peterman both have COVID
Scott Peterman and Matthew Peterman both have covid
Terry Colonna having health problems
Elsie Smith Family
- Family of Rick Bentley
- Family of Everal Fesko
- Family of Elsie Smith
- Terry Colonna having health problem
- Bruce Hendrick, recovery after his back surgery
- Jack Lyon, Recovery after his shoulder surgery
- Waneva Freel fell and broke her hip. Had to have surgery. She's doing well but needs prayers.  
- Jason LaFave, son of Roger LaFave. He had childhood cancer, lost an eye. Cancer has returned to his head and a tumor on the other eye.
- Karen McDonald recovering from leg injury (she is our cleaning lady)
 Tony & Brandy Shalda: lost their house to fire (last Saturday), lost their all pets and house.
- Duana, Joan, Ivan, Larry, Sheila, Shirley, Jim Wilson
- Travel mercies for family members that will be traveling. May they be safe getting to their destination and returning home.
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)