Please Pray . . . And Give Thanks


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):

  • The first Father’s Day without my father.
  • NC Black Rep’s production of Project1Voice, YELLOWMAN.
  • Session 2 of the Dale Carnegie Course – a great group.
  • Interview on Triad Today (Channel 45) about the 2017 National Black Theatre Festival.
  • Lunch with my baby sister, Angela.
  • Attended a great birthday celebration for Terry Hale.
  • Family attending Sesame Street Live in Charlotte with Gabriel and Journi (great nephew and niece).
  • Rev. Brewster and his wife – he was the preacher today at UMMBC, and mentioned that they have four children with some form of Autism.
  • Spending time on Sunday afternoon with my wife enjoying the day.
  • Everyday. Sunrises. Sunsets.
  • The power of touch, love, support and encouragement.

Please Pray:

  • Sarah Alston – as she continues to deal with chronic discomfort from arthritis in her neck..
  • Marilyn White (my cousin) – hospitalized in Charleston, SC, asks for prayer.
  • For the family and friends of Chris Murrell (a great talent) on their loss.
  • The family of Marie McCLeave – her great nephew (age 26 and has a 6 month baby old baby) was murdered on the way to work.
  • The transition team at UMMBC as the search process for a new senior pastor begins.
  • UMMBC Stephen Ministry – please pray for:
    Blair Chavis, Mother and son, both had a stroke, Deacon Sellers in the Stitch Center, Rev. Yvette Martin (executive pastor) for her leadership during the transition.
  • Rev. Martin and the church intern traveling to and from the Lott Carey assembly.
  • Barry Williams’ sister – an important decision on eye surgery.

The Benediction

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

One thought on “Please Pray . . . And Give Thanks

  1. Good morning we are in a one year fight to save our. church (1.2million) been there 137 years) Rock Hill AMEZION church Concord my slogan is talk about it /pray about it / then help us to PAY God is Asking for one dollars or whatever 3630 Rock hill church rd 28027. Thanks

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