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 the needs of others.
  • Those confronting life’s challenges and celebrating life’s joys.

Give Thanks For (Praise Reports):

  • Joined Ted Robinson at Mt. Tabor High School to talk to 9th grade young men. Investments that pay off.
  • Great Sunrise Service and sermon yesterday by Rev Prince Rivers: It’s A New Day.
  • Livingstone College W-S Alumni Chapter meeting – prepared exam (goody) bags for students from W-S.
  • Milton Hagins (Livingstone College class of ’54) – a surprised donation to the W-S Alumni Chapter is much appreciated.
  • Maundy Thursday service and dramatic play at UMMBC.
  • Attended the Seven Last Words performed by the Cathedral Choir at Goler Metropolitan AME Zion Church – a great performance.

Please Pray:

  • Betsy Annese – continue prayers as she continues to recover from recent surgery.
  • Marquie Smith (a former WSSU colleague) – continued prayers for recovery and rehab
  • Continued prayers for a friend who is undergoing treatment for lung cancer.
  • Tomi Richard (and her family) – on the loss of her husband, Ira.
  • Micha James (for her mother, Denise and family) – her grandmother passed last week, on Good Friday.
  • Mike Sparrow – undergoing radiation and chemo. He is about half way through his treatment.
  • Carl Jarrett – as he continues to recuperate.
  • Deacon Otis Sellers – now in Trinity Glen. Continued prayers for him.
  • Bruce Stanback – his father is in ICU.

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 the needs of others.
  • Those confronting life’s challenges and celebrating life’s joys.

Give Thanks For (Praise Reports):

  • Lisa Venable – for her brother, Stephen Ashley (and his family) who has been diagnosed with cancer. He is responding to chemo, eating well and gaining weight.
  • Doug Stewart (Dale Carnegie colleague) – delivered his TEDx talk this weekend in Raleigh.
  • Radio interview with “Boss Lady” talking about The Gospel According To Broadway
  • Omega Psi Phi fraternity supported North Hills Elementary School mentoring program.
  • Joined Ted Robinson at Mt. Tabor High School to talk to 9th grade young men.
  • NCBRC Easter show, The Gospel According To Broadway,  has been received well with requests to bring it back.
  • Palm Sunday Sermon: Let it go. – There are times when we have to submit our agenda to GOD’S agenda. Surrender involves love and trust. What are you holding back from the Lord? HE needs it!

Please Pray:

  • Betsy Annese – continue prayers as she continues to recover from recent surgery.
  • Prayers for the family, friends and supporters of Darryl Hunt whose celebration of life service was Saturday.
  • Marquie Smith (a former WSSU colleague) – continued prayers for recovery and rehab
    Continued prayers for a friend who is undergoing treatment for lung cancer.
  • Tomi Richard (and her family) – on the loss of her husband, Ira.
  • The family and friends of Earline Parmon, whose funeral service is today.
  • Micha James – for her grandmother who is now in palliative care.
  • Mike Sparrow – undergoing radiation and chemo for cancer.
  • Carl Jarrett – as he continues to recuperate.

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 the needs of others.
  • Those confronting life’s challenges and celebrating life’s joys.

Give Thanks For (Praise Reports):

  • Rev. Paul Lowe – for his mother’s recovery from a recent stroke.
  • Lisa Venable – for her brother, Stephen Ashley (and his family) who has been diagnosed with cancer. He is responding to chemo, eating well and gaining weight.
  • Visiting students at Ephesus Jr. Academy to deliver books for their “Sorry We’re Booked” book club with WSSU Chancellor Elwood Robinson.
  • Great conversation with a friend to catch up, Oliver Thomas.
  • Angie Burleyson – completed her tandem assignments to become a certified Dale Carnegie Trainer.
  • Doug Stewart (Dale Carnegie colleague) – delivering a TEDx talk this weekend in Raleigh
  • DST WS Alumnae Chapter Big Hats & Bow Ties jazz brunch and silent auction.

Please Pray:

  • Betsy Annese – continue prayers as she continues to recover from recent surgery.
  • Prayers for the family, friends and supporters of Darryl Hunt (found dead in a truck after being missing for several days).
  • Cedric Russell (and family) – on the loss of his brother (Carl Russell, Jr.).
  • Marquie Smith (a former WSSU colleague) – continued prayers for recovery and rehab
  • Continued prayers for a friend who is undergoing treatment for lung cancer.
  • Tomi Richard (and her family) – for her husband, Ira.
  • Deacon Otis Sellars – recently hospitalized..
  • Lisa Jones (and her family) – her husband, Ben, died unexpectedly of a heart attack (age 51)
  • Micha James – for her grandmother who is now in palliative care.
  • Mike Sparrow – undergoing radiation and chemo for 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 the needs of others.
  • Those confronting life’s challenges and celebrating life’s joys.

Give Thanks For (Praise Reports):

  • Tikenya McNeil (WSSU– NC Black Repertory intern in her second week.
  • Rev. Paul Lowe – for his mother’s recovery from a recent stroke.
  • Girl Scouts (Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont) – MC for their dessert first event.
  • The Gospel According To Broadway rehearsal is underway
  • KBR Poor and Needy Trust Advisory Council meeting – discussing grant requests.
  • Sarah Boone – is making significant progress in some areas, according to Mr. Boone. Continued to keep her in your prayers.
  • Ernestine Swift – recently hospitalized, is doing better.
  • Monica Friday – recently hospitalized, now doing better.
  • Lisa Venable – for her brother, Stephen Ashley (and his family) who has been diagnosed with cancer. He is responding to chemo, eating well and gaining weight.

Please Pray:

  • Phyllis Price – for her daughter, Shea, released from the hospital (needing a kidney donor).
  • Betsy Annese – recovering from recent surgery and has been admitted back to the hospital.
  • Cedric Russell (and family) – his brother (Carl Russell, Jr.) passed yesterday.
  • Rev. Hoskins – he is hospitalized and is in need of prayer.
  • Marquie Smith (a former WSSU colleague) – continued prayers for recovery and rehab
  • Pray for a friend who is undergoing treatment for lung cancer.
  • Tomi Richard (and her family) – for her husband, Ira.
  • Deacon Otis Sellars – recently hospitalized and now in a skilled nursing facility.
  • Lisa Jones (and her family) – her husband, Ben, died unexpectedly of a heart attack over the weekend.
  • Pastor Prince Rivers – as he ministers to others, that others pray also for him.
  • Micha James – for her grandmother who has had several surgeries recently and is holding on.
  • Rudy Boone – hospitalized with heart problems. Hopefully to be released to rehab soon.

The Benediction:

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