Please Pray . . . And Give Thanks

A gift

As the Spirit of God guides you (while you are at the altar) please hold the following reminders, celebrations and concerns in your prayers:

  • Please pray for those in need of prayer and not included on this list.
  • Please pray for everyone who takes the time to pray for, and consider the needs of, others.
  • Submit your prayer requests for the eLectronic cHurch to join with, and for, you (and others) in prayer.
  • I hope you are walking in HIS favor and finding that your endeavors remain rewarding and your contributions ever enhancing.
  • Those confronting life’s challenges and celebrating life’s joys.

Give Thanks For (Praise Reports):

  • For people who respond to the call to reach out and pray through this virtual church.
  • FedEx Dale Carnegie Course – session 5 in Raleigh last week.
  • Black Philanthropy Initiative event – great evening for a good cause.
  • Holding my great niece, Journi Monet, for the first time.
  • Crystal and Vinson Wilson – on the dedication of their baby at church yesterday.
  • Rev. James Ferree – is home from hospital and is doing much better.

Please Pray For:

  • Camille Davenport – for her daughter (Bri) who is visiting colleges. Pray that she stays focused, selects the right school for her to thrive, and that money will be provided to pay for her education.
  • Pastor Prince R. Rivers – as he travels to the General Baptist State Convention and running for the 4th Vice President office (that God uses him as needed).
  • Ben Piggott – for his mother who has dementia and is in the care of Hospice.
  • Nat Irvin – continued recovery for his father.
  • Cornelious Flood (Stephen Ministry at UMMBC) – Martha Brimmage, Al Andrews, Jessica Smith, Tim Key, Ron Reid, Marco, Juanita Penn, Jaime Ledbetter, Iris Brandon, Otis Sellers, Alexander family, Stephen Ministry, DivorceCare participants.
  • Robert Scott – for his mother who is recovering from a stroke and making progress.
  • Gregory Hairston (and family) – Greg’s father died earlier this year and his brother is now fighting an aggressive form of cancer. Keep them in prayer.
  • Continued international cooperation to address the ebola crisis and provide help for all impacted.
  • Continue to remember the girls in Nigeria who remain hostages, and their families.
  • Gloria Woods – her mother was hospitalized due to a fall. She is at the Stitch Center at WF Baptist.
  • Francine Madrey – her husband Bill.
  • Miller Allen – please pray for the following:

Michael Gattis
Jeff Haithcrop
Willie Smith
Leonardo Stevens
Calvin White
Willie Williams
Janet Wiley
Tommie Richard
Arron Hargett (wife)
Gerry Sharp
Cornell Galloway & Family
Bobby Rousseau
Ula long (cancer)
Mike Whitaker (salvation)
Van & Amanda Sullivan (deliverance)

  • Victor Isler – his mother has just been diagnosed with breast cancer.
  • Cornelious Flood: Please pray for Georgianna McCoy and her continued recovery.

The Benediction:

  • Make it a great day
  • Enjoy the journey
  • Look for the bright spots

Please Pray . . . And Give Thanks

 

echurch

As the Spirit of God guides you (while you are at the altar) please hold the following reminders, celebrations and concerns in your prayers:

  • Please pray for those in need of prayer and not included on this list.
  • Please pray for everyone who takes the time to pray for, and consider the needs of, others.
  • Submit your prayer requests for the eLectronic cHurch to join with, and for, you (and others) in prayer.
  • I hope you are walking in HIS favor and finding that your endeavors remain rewarding and your contributions ever enhancing.
  • Those confronting l ife’s challenges and celebrating life’s joys.

Give Thanks For (Praise Reports):

  • For people who respond to the call to reach out and pray through this virtual church.
  • FedEx Dale Carnegie Course – session 5 in Raleigh last week.
  • Maggie Alston-Boyd gave birth to a baby girl – Journi Monet.
  • Ribbon-cutting for the official dedication of the WSCEA.
  • Deacon Otis Sellers – for his prayer in church yesterday morning (he has a special connection directly to God).
  • This YOM KIPPUR YIZKOR  sermon shared with me by Dr. Mark Hyman. It is worth reading.
  • UMMBC Sermon Series “Signs of a Healthy Church”. Sermon yesterday: UNITED in Discipleship.

Please Pray For:

  • Camille Davenport – for her daughter (Bri) who is visiting colleges. Pray that she stays focused, selects the right school for her to thrive, and that money will be provided to pay for her education.
  • Dr. Erby Ogelsby – back surgery scheduled this morning.
  • Rev. James Ferree – fell and broke his pelvis a fand is recovering in Forsyth Hospital (in good spirits)
  • Ben Piggott – for his mother who has dementia and is in the care of Hospice.
  • Barry Williams – for his brother-in-law, Jimmy Brooks, who is having open heart surgery on Friday.
  • Mayor Allen Joines – his mother is hospitalized.
  • Phyllis Price – Please be in prayer for Joe Siler & his family. Joe’s wife, Theresa, is in intensive care at Firsthealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst, NC, with congestive heart failure.
  • Johnny Sigers – for his family as they mourn the death of his sister (services this week at Emmanuel Baptist Church)
  • Nat Irvin – continued recovery for his father.
  • Cornelious Flood (Stephen Ministry at UMMBC) – Martha Brimmage, Al Andrews, Jessica Smith, Tim Key, Ron Reid, Marco, Juanita Penn, Jaime Ledbetter, Iris Brandon, Otis Sellers, Alexander family, Stephen Ministry, DivorceCare participants.
  • Robert Scott – for his mother who is recovering from a stroke and making progress.
  • Gregory Hairston (and family) – Greg’s father died earlier this year and his brother is now fighting an aggressive form of cancer. Keep them in prayer.
  • Continued international cooperation to address the ebola crisis and provide help for all impacted. Be part of the solution.  Much of Liberia is unable to work for fear of spreading the disease. People need pre-packaged food as well as medical supplies and other necessities including (find a way to help and not spread fear):Latex gloves
    Bed sheets
    Hand sanitizer (all sizes)
    Soap
    81 mg Aspirin
    Disinfecting wipes
  • Continue to remember the girls in Nigeria who remain hostages, and their families.
  • All who suffer from the violence in Iraq and Syria and addressing the continued ISIS threat.
  • All who are impacted by Domestic Violence.
  • Cornelious Flood: Please pray for Georgianna McCoy and Bill Madrey for continued recovery after surgery last week.

The Benediction:

  • Make it a great day
  • Enjoy the journey
  • Look for the bright spots

Please Pray . . . And Give Thanks

God

As the Spirit of God guides you (while you are at the altar) please hold the following reminders, celebrations and concerns in your prayers:

  • Please pray for those in need of prayer and not included on this list.
  • Please pray for everyone who takes the time to pray for, and consider the needs of, others.
  • Submit your prayer requests for the eLectronic cHurch to join with, and for, you (and others) in prayer.
  • I hope you are walking in HIS favor and finding that your endeavors remain rewarding and your contributions ever enhancing.
  • Those confronting life’s challenges and celebrating life’s joys.

Give Thanks For (Praise Reports):

  • Week 10 of the UMMBC Stephen Ministry DivorceCare 13-week seminar.
  • For people who respond to the call to reach out and pray through this virtual church.
  • FedEx Dale Carnegie Course – session 3 in Raleigh last week.
  • Delivered additional books to students Ephesus Junior Academy Christian School and, the name of the book club is . . .
  • Livingstone College Class of 1974 celebrated its 40th class reunion – great to see and connect with classmates. Thanks to the committee for an excellent weekend.
  • Maggie Alston-Boyd gave birth to a baby girl – Journi Monet.

Please Pray For:

  • Al Andrews – his father remains in ICU.
  • Camille Davenport – for her daughter (Bri) who is visiting colleges. Pray that she stays focused, selects the right school for her to thrive, and that money will be provided to pay for her education.
  • Ben Piggott – for his mother who has dementia and is in the care of Hospice.
  • Phyllis Price – Please be in prayer for Joe Siler & his family. Joe’s wife, Theresa, is in intensive care at Firsthealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst, NC, with congestive heart failure.
  • Nat Irvin – continued recovery for his father.
  • Wenna Phelps – She asks for prayer for her and her family on the death of her mother.
    Brenda Diggs – continued prayer for her family on the loss of a nephew whose funeral was last week.
  • Cornelious Flood (Stephen Ministry at UMMBC) – Martha Brimmage, Al Andrews, Jessica Smith, Tim Key, Ron Reid, Marco, Juanita Penn, Jaime Ledbetter, Iris Brandon, Otis Sellers, Alexander family, Stephen Ministry, DivorceCare participants, Peyton Hairston jr., and Pastor Rivers. Please request prayer for Bill Madrey and family. I just learned that he is in ICU and Francine lost her uncle as well.
  • Robert Scott – for his mother who is recovering from a stroke and making progress.
  • Gregory Hairston (and family) – Greg’s father died earlier this year and his brother is now fighting an aggressive form of cancer. Keep them in prayer.
  • Continued international cooperation to address the ebola crisis and provide help for all impacted. Pray for the family of the patient who recently died and the worker who now has symptoms.
  • Continue to remember the girls in Nigeria who remain hostages, and their families.
  • All who suffer from the violence in Iraq and Syria and addressing the continued ISIS threat.
  • All who are impacted by Domestic Violence.
  • Claudette Weston: “Nigel…there is a wonderful 48 year old man, who is one of my special young men. Donald Sawyer was in school with my children. Came up as a foster child…schlorship to ECU way back when and it was not full…twas in art…he just could not stay in college due to money. He has come back and will graduate from WSSU in May. He is a wonderful painter and won an award at Delta for Black Jesus. He is hoping to get into grad school at Western Carolina. He told me Saturday that many rocks had been placed in his path, but God had shown him a way to go around. Please pray for Donald and his future.”
  • Cornelious Flood: Please pray for Georgianna McCoy and Bill Madrey for continued recovery after surgery last week.

The Benediction:

  • Make it a great day
  • Enjoy the journey
  • Look for the bright spots

Please Pray . . . And Give Thanks

chill

As the Spirit of God guides you (while you are at the altar) please hold the following reminders, celebrations and concerns in your prayers:

  • Please pray for those in need of prayer and not included on this list.
  • Please pray for everyone who takes the time to pray for, and consider the needs of, others.
  • Submit your prayer requests for the eLectronic cHurch to join with, and for, you (and others) in prayer.
  • I hope you are walking in HIS favor and finding that your endeavors remain rewarding and your contributions ever enhancing.
  • Those confronting life’s challenges and celebrating life’s joys.

Give Thanks For (Praise Reports):

  • Week 9 of the UMMBC Stephen Ministry DivorceCare 13-week seminar.
  • 11  successful weeks on Weight Watchers.
  • For people who respond to the call to reach out and pray through this virtual church.
  • FedEx Dale Carnegie Course – session 2 in Raleigh last week.
  • Delivered books to students  Ephesus Junior Academy Christian School on Friday. Stay tuned for the name of the book club.
  • Ties that Bind: Protestants in Conversation – October 12, 2014
  • Girl Scout CEO search committee wrap up dinner celebration.
  • New sermon series at UMMBC: Signs of a Healthy Church

Please Pray For:

  • Claudette Weston – “Would you please have these folks in your prayers..Yvonne and Jeff Rickabaugh. Their son Alex passed away this week end…He was a sophomore at Duke University..Pratt School of Engineering. Yvonne is a longtime friend.”
  • Al Andrews – his father remains in ICU.
  • Phyllis Price – Please be in prayer for Joe Siler & his family. Joe’s wife, Theresa, is in intensive care at Firsthealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst, NC, with congestive heart failure.
  • Nat Irvin – continued recovery for his father.
  • Wenna Phelps – her mother died saturday night. She asks for prayer for her and her family.
  • Brenda Diggs – continued prayer for her family on the loss of a nephew whose funeral was last week.
  • Cornelious Flood (Stephen Ministry at UMMBC) – Martha Brimmage, Al Andrews, Jessica Smith, Tim Key, Ron Reid, Marco, Juanita Penn, Jaime Ledbetter, Iris Brandon, Otis Sellers, Alexander family, Stephen Ministry, DivorceCare participants, Peyton Hairston jr., and Pastor Rivers. Please request prayer for Bill Madrey and family. I just learned that he is in ICU and Francine lost her uncle as well.
  • Robert Scott – for his mother who is recovering from a stroke and making progress.
  • Gregory Hairston (and family) – Greg’s father died earlier this year and his brother is now fighting an aggressive form of cancer. Keep them in prayer.
  • Continued international cooperation to address the ebola crisis and provide help for all impacted.
  • Continue to remember the girls in Nigeria who remain hostages, and their families.
  • All who suffer from the violence in Iraq and Syria and addressing the continued ISIS threat.
  • All who are impacted by Domestic Violence

The Benediction:

  • Make it a great day
  • Enjoy the journey
  • Look for the bright spots