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Prayer Calendar for September 2021

01

Pray for pastors who celebrate the anniversary of their ordination this month: Cori Johnson (9/7), Grant Van Lishout (9/8), Nancy Kauppi (9/10), Sherry Van Lishout (9/12), and Renee MacLeod (9/18).

02

Pray for Licensed Lay Ministers who celebrate their birthdays this month: Karen Anne Hanson (9/19), and Jon Babbitt (9/19).

03

Pray for the members of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Cordova, MD; St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Jefferson, MD; St. Peter Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, MD; and St. Peter Lutheran Church (East Point), Baltimore, MD.

04

Pray for pastors who celebrate birthdays this month: David Murphy (9/6), Gene Wickman (9/8), Thomas Skrenes (9/8), Judith Kirchoff (9/9), and Rell Spickerman (9/10).

05

Pray for Sunday School teachers and leaders who put in countless hours of preparation and organization to shape our children’s Christian foundations.

06

labor dayPray for all workers in this country, past and present on this Labor Day, and for advocates who ensure that workers are treated with fairness and integrity.

Pray also for our Synod Staff as they close the office today and relax with family and friends.

07

Pray for deacons who celebrate birthdays this month: Arlene Rajala (9/13)

08

Pray for pastors who celebrate birthdays this month: George Olson (9/12), Steven Solberg (9/14), and Mary Weinkauf (9/22).

09

Pray for our Synod Council members as they meet September 10 & 11 at Fortune Lake Lutheran Camp. May God guide them and inspire them as they make decisions on behalf of our Synod Ministries.

10

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day. Pray for all who suffer with depression and other mental illnesses. Pray also for doctors, nurses, and counselors who treat patients with these illnesses. Pray for our healthcare systems as they find ways to provide comprehensive care for those in need.

11

Pray for all those attending the Stewardship’s Flip Side Event at Fortune Lake Lutheran Camp today. May the Holy Spirit bless them with wisdom, understanding, and generosity in their ministries.

12

Pray for Pastor Renee MacLeod and the members of Bethel Lutheran Church, Cedarville, and Zion Lutheran Church, Allenville, as she is installed into her on-going ministry as their Pastor.   Pray also for our Companion Synod Committee as they meet at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Hancock, today.

13

Pray for all our ELCA seminaries and our seminary students.

14

Pray for first responders as they work to keep our communities safe and to help those in need.

15

Pray for congregations in transition, especially: First Lutheran Church (Iron River) and their Interim Pastor DJ Rasner; and Bethlehem Lutheran Church (Florence) and their Interim Pastor Lisa Ubbelohde.

16

Pray for those gathering at Messiah Lutheran Church, Marquette, for the Walking Together Event in Conference 8 today.

17

Pray for pastors and deacons who celebrate the anniversary of their ordination this month: Noreen Stevens (commissioned 9/20), Julie Belew (9/22), Kay Richter (9/23), Greg Mileski (9/24), Timothy Vadis (9/27), and Kari Vadis (9/28).

18

Pray for those gathering at Porterfield Lutheran Church, Porterfield, for the Walking Together Event in Conference 5 today.

19

Pray for those gathering at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Rhinelander, for the Walking Together Event in Conference 3 today.

20

Pray for the members of Temeke Lutheran Church, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and their NGLS partner congregation, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Hancock.

21

Pray for Confirmation students and their teachers as they learn what it means to be disciples of Jesus and grow in their lives of faith.

22

Pray for pastors who celebrate birthdays this month: David Christenson (9/27), Peter Vorhes (9/28), David Tielbar (9/28), and Lee Goodwin (9/29).

23

Pray for Lutheran Disaster Response teams and Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service workers as they work to bring safe and abundant lives to people in need around the world.

24

Pray for those in prison. May they know the power of God’s transformative love and grace so that they are able to return to productive lives when they are released.

25

Pray for quilters and quilting ministries, those who transport quilts for Lutheran World Relief, and those who receive quilts. May their lives be enriched and touched by those whom they cannot see.

26

Pray for those gathering at Faith Lutheran Church, Sault Ste. Marie, for the Walking Together Event in Conference 7 today.

27

Pray for those who give freely of their time to serve on committees, task forces, and councils of our congregations, our synod, and our churchwide organization.

28

Pray for the members of St. Peter Lutheran Church (Fullerton), Baltimore, MD; St. Peter Lutheran Church, Hagerstown, MD; St. Peter Lutheran Church (Hampstead), Beckleysville, MD; and St. Peter Lutheran Church, Keedysville, MD.

29

Pray for Bishop Finegan, Bishop Eaton, and all of our ELCA Bishops as they gather for the Conference of Bishops today through October 2. May they be filled with the Holy Spirit, empowered in their ministries, and guided into the future God has provided for the Church throughout the world.

30

Pray for road repair workers as they fix our roadways. May they be safe as they work to improve our travels.

“We pray for congregations in the Delaware-Maryland Synod
as part of our domestic partner synod relationship.”

 

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