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):

  • Men’s Day speaker at Shiloh Baptist church yesterday. Proverbs 27:17. Topic: We are in the fight of our lives.
  • Great afternoon on Lake Norman. Midday Jazz cruise with Art Sherrod.
  • Dale Carnegie class session 2 at UNCG was engaging with great participation.
  • Engage NC Black Rep board meeting and discussion.
  • Forsyth County First National Bank Advisory board meeting.
  • UMMBC senior pastor search committee making progress in the search.
  • My column this week on kindness, togetherness, goodness and compassion.
  • Check here to see if you have potential impact with the Equinox breach.

Please Pray:

  • Sarah Alston – chronic neck/back discomfort from arthritis in her neck.
  • Revival at Friendship Baptist church tonight with Rev. Prince R. Rivers preaching.
  • People seeking sanctuary from deportation and their families.
  • All impacted by Hurricane Harvey, Irma and Jose and those who are helping out.
  • Marilyn White (my cousin) – undergoing chemotherapy.
  • UMMBC senior pastor search committee as it continues it work.
  • Leadership that create environments for people to live and work without bad behavior.
  • The interim pastor at UMMBC, Rev. Headen, and the church leadership during the transition.

The Benediction

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

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