Please Pray . . . And Give Thanks

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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.
  • Those confronting life’s challenges and celebrating life’s joys.

Give Thanks For (Praise Reports):

  • UMMBC Stephen Ministry 13-week DivorceCare Seminar.
  • Training session with UNCG teaching scholars.
  • Dale Carnegie Training classes – a public class (session 7) and CCAC (session 6).
  • Sermon Series: Jonah and the Amazing Grace of God. Sermon yesterday:  Why Be Mad Because God is Good? Jonah 3: 1- 4: 11.
  • Meeting with Sharee Fowler to plan LWS HR Day.
  • Livingstone College W-S Alumni Chapter meeting.
  • Meeting with a coaching client (making progress).
  • Gloria James – for her grandson, Jarvis Johnson (13). His surgery was successful last week.
  • Louis Smith (and his family) – for Dwayne Smith, son of Louis and Vanessa, A recent update on his status: He was released from the hospital last week and is at home with his family. He was in ICU at Emory University Hospital for 6 weeks with failing kidneys and on a ventilator. He was diagnosed with Stage 4 Colon Cancer 3 years ago. Thanks to all of you who prayed for Dwayne. Please continue to pray for Dwayne, his wife, Angela, his parents, Louis and Vanessa, his brothers, Brenton and Broderick, sister-in-law, Mc-Gall, and future sister-in-law, Lauren.
  • Donnie Ray Littlejohn (my brother-in-law) – making progress from back surgery.
  • Breast Cancer awareness month and all who are survivors.

Please Pray:

  • Praying for strength for a friend who is experiencing a serious health issue.
  • Reggie Ford (and family) – his older brother died last week in Kinston.
  • Chris Costello – a friend in Pittsburg.
  • A student at Main Street Academy who is experiencing life challenges and needs prayer.
  • Emma Ellis (college classmate) – for her husband who is receiving his second round of chemo treatments.
  • Linda Barnes (and family) – for her father, Charley Jackson, in Jackson, Tn.
  • Peyton Hairston, Jr. – who has been battling cancer.
  • Bonnie Henderson – for her cousin, Rev. Ron Shoaf, who died last week after a massive stroke. His service was Saturday.

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.
  • Those confronting life’s challenges and celebrating life’s joys.

Give Thanks For (Praise Reports):

  • UMMBC Stephen Ministry 13-week DivorceCare Seminar
  • Dale Carnegie Training classes – a public class (session 6) and CCAC (session 5).
  • Sermon Series: Jonah and the Amazing Grace of God. Sermon yesterday: Jonah’s Prayer. Jonah 3: 1-10.
  • Miller and Alice Allen – for taking in a homeless man (Devon Christensen) and getting him on the train to Florida.
  • Experiment in Self Reliance (ESR) speaker for their annual meeting.
  • Maggie Alston – celebrating her 15th birthday.
  • Journi Alston – my great niece, on her 1st birthday.
  • Lunch with Kel – discussing his work in Bethlehem.

Please Pray:

  • Recardo Sockwell and his wife, Denise – her father (Gilbert) has a terminal illness.
  • Praying for strength for a friend who is experiencing a serious health issue.
  • Emma Ellis (college classmate) – for her husband who is receiving his second round of chemo treatments.
  • Gloria James – for her grandson, Jarvis Johnson (13), who will be having surgery today.
  • Linda Barnes (and family) – for her father, Charley Jackson, in Jackson, Tn.
  • Louis Smith (and his family) – for Dwayne Smith, son of Louis and Vanessa, Dwayne is fighting for his life.
  • Donnie Ray Littlejohn (my brother-in-law) – recovering from recent back surgery.
  • Peyton Hairston, Jr. – who has been battling cancer.
  • Bonnie Henderson – for her cousin, Rev. Ron Shoaf, in critical condition after a massive stroke.
  • Lisa Faulk – trying to recover from water damage in her house and health challenges.
  • UMMBC Stephen Ministry – three new matches this past week.
  • UMMBC Stephen Ministry – for all Caregivers and care receivers.
  • Shaw University head football coach (and family)- his son was injured in a football game (broken neck).

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.
  • Continue to walk in HIS favor, 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):

  • UMMBC Stephen Ministry 13-week DivorceCare Seminar (11th session).
  • Dale Carnegie Training classes – a public class (session 5) and CCAC (session 4).
  • Black Philanthropy Initiative (BPI) – annual recognition event and grant highlights.
  • Sermon Series: Jonah and the Amazing Grace of God. Sermon yesterday: Good Lessons we can Learn in a Bad Storm. Jonah 1: 4-16.
  • Injured WSSU football player – Marquise Gaddy, recovering from an injury in practice and now walking.
  • Miller and Alice Allen – A young man found unconcious on the street near UMMBC is doing okay as he waits for proper identification. to get to Florida. Devon Christensen is his name and he has been staying with Miller and Alice Allen. God bless them for being good Samaritans and opening up their home to a homeless stranger. The goal is to get him to Fort Lauderdale,
  • Working with Sharee Fowler on a project for Leadership Winston-Salem.
  • Marcus Anderson (nephew) – on his new CD release and line of coffee – AND Coffee.

Please Pray:

  • Peggy Carter (and family) – continued prayers for Peggy and her family on the loss of Don (Peggy’s husband).
  • Sonia and Byron Barbe (and their family) – his father died last week and his funeral is today.
  • Recardo Sockwell and his wife, Denise – her father has a terminal illness.
  • Praying for strength for a friend who is experiencing a serious health issue.
  • Henry Lovett (college classmate) – His nephew was shot and killed in a robbery attempt last Thursday.
  • Norris Boyd (and his family) – his mother passed and the service was last Friday. She was 91 years young.
  • Fred Marshall (and his family) – His son-in-law has been diagnosed with colon cancer and he lost his last aunt on his mothers side. Her funeral is Thursday.
  • The unnamed woman in the emergency room this week and those who responded with prayer.
  • Gloria James, Juanilla and their family – on the death of an aunt this past Wednesday.
  • Emma Ellis (college classmate) – for her husband who is receiving his second round of chemo treatments.
  • Gloria James – for her grandson, Jarvis Johnson, who will be having surgery on next Monday.
  • US Cargo ship lost at sea – prayers for the families of those who lost their lives at sea.
  • Linda Barnes (and family) – for her father, Charley Jackson, in Jackson, Tn.
  • Louis Smith (and his family) – for Dwayne Smith, son of Louis and Vanessa, Dwayne is fighting for his life.
  • Donnie Ray Littlejohn (my brother-in-law) – recovering from recent back surgery.
  • The families of the victims in the college campus shootings.
  • All impacted by the rain, wind and storm (especially those in SC).
  • Peyton Hairston, Jr. – who has been battling cancer.

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.
  • Continue to walk in HIS favor, 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):

  • UMMBC Stephen Ministry 13-week DivorceCare Seminar (10th session).
  • Dale Carnegie Training classes – a public class (session 4) and CCAC (session 3).
  • Meeting with a coaching client and seeing progress.
  • Sermon Series: Jonah and the Amazing Grace of God. Sermon yesterday: An Expensive Ticket to Nowhere. Jonah 1: 1-3
  • DataMax Grant committee meeting
  • WSSU Heritage Society induction
  • Speaking to students at Main Street Academy – thanks Selvyn Jordan.
  • The wedding of our nephew, Donald Littlejohn, Jr. and Pamela Herrera yesterday.
  • Nat Irvin – his father was recently hospitalized and is now home.
  • Injured WSSU football player – Marquise Gaddy, recovering from an injury in practice and being transferred to Charlotte (his home).

Please Pray:

  • Peggy Carter (and family) – continued prayers on the loss of Don  (Peggy’s husband).
  • US Cargo ship lost at sea – now feared to have sunk in the hurricane.
  • Linda Barnes (and family) – for her father, Charley Jackson, in Jackson, Tn.
  • Louis Smith (and his family) – for Dwayne Smith, son of Louis and Vanessa, Dwayne is fighting for his life.
  • Donnie Ray Littlejohn – recovering from recent back surgery.
  • The families of the victims in the Oregon campus shooting.
  • All impacted by the rain, wind and storm (especially those in SC).
  • The Doctors Without Borders killed in the airstrike in Afghanistan.
  • Peyton Hairston, Jr. – who has been battling cancer.

The Benediction:

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