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):

  • The power of touch, love, support and encouragement.
  • UMMBC senior pastor search committee retreat.
  • Sharing at the National Women of Achievement during their fun night.
  • Sharing with the Stratford Rotary during their weekly meeting about the National Black Theatre Festival.
  • Am I more committed to my comfort than God’s will? – Rev. Dr. Headen

Please Pray:

  • Sarah Alston – as she continues to deal with chronic neck discomfort from arthritis.
  • People seeking sanctuary from deportation and their families.
  • Marilyn White (my cousin) – recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and too weak at this time for surgery.
  • The transition team at UMMBC as the search process for a new senior pastor begins.

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):

  • National Black Theatre Festival volunteer coordinator’s meeting.
  • Interview on The Coach Lynn Show talking about the tribute to my high school guidance counselor, Adele Marie Miller Burney.
  • A great 4th of July cookout in Fairforest with the Anderson family.
  • Pre-fourth cookout with Trudy Smart, family and friends.
  • Celebration of life service for Adele Marie Miller Burney and this tribute to her.
  • Great time reading during Harambe! at the Piedmont Freedom School.
  • Wali and Stephanie – celebrating their son, Gabriel, second birthday.
  • Everyday. Sunrises. Sunsets.
  • The power of touch, love, support and encouragement.

Please Pray:

  • Sarah Alston – as she continues to deal with chronic neck discomfort from arthritis.
  • People seeking sanctuary from deportation and their families.
  • The Dulin family on their loss of their matriarch, Mrs. Dulin.
  • Marilyn White (my cousin) – recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and too weak at this time for surgery.
  • The family of Adele Marie Miller Burney – as they mourn their loved one.
  • The family of Deacon Otis Sellars – he passed this weekend.
  • The transition team at UMMBC as the search process for a new senior pastor begins.
  • The family of Belinda Speas – on the loss of her brother, LB.

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):

  • Session 3 of the Dale Carnegie Course.
  • Exercise – walking around the neighborhood.
  • Decrease in A1c from 9.1 to 4.6 since early February and discontinuing one medication as a result.
  • NC Black Repertory Company staff, volunteers and consultants working around the clock to produce the 2017 festival.
  • Interview on Straight Talk on 102JAMZ with Chris Lea about the 2017 National Black Theatre Festival.
  • Lunch with Andrew Dinkins.
  • Presentation to Newcomers and Neighbors community group to share about the 2017 National Black Theatre Festival.
  • Cookout with Trudy Smart, family and friends.
  • UMMBC Stephen Ministry celebrating its 10 anniversary.
  • 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..
  • People seeking sanctuary from deportation and their families.
  • Marilyn White (my cousin) – hospitalized in Charleston, SC, She had successful surgery and continues to ask for prayer.
  • For the family and friends of my high school guidance counselor, Marie Burney. She passed last week and left me an assignment – to talk about her at her celebration of life service.
  • The transition team at UMMBC as the search process for a new senior pastor begins.
  • The family of Belinda Speas – on the loss of her brother, LB.

The Benediction

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