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Weekly Prayer List

During the week of Apr. 21, 2024, we pray for the healing and comfort of those for whom we now offer our prayers.


For the sick, for those in any need or trouble, and for all those who have asked us for our prayers, especially Carole R., Cheryl, Gordy, Jolene, Jeremiah, Katie, Beth, Sean, Kate H., Jonathan, Devon, Matthew, Ron B., Judy B., Gerry C., Brad, Mary, Killian, Dennis, former President Carter, King Charles, Princess Kate, Mary, Aroon, all with COVID-19, Elizabeth, Jim, Charlie, Edward, Kellie, Anne R., Bill, Scott, Connie, Larry, Carmen, Carlos, Marilyn, the Togawa and Nagashima families; Eleanor Francis, religious; Ken, deacon; Thomas, Tom and Greg, priests.

For an end to war, remembering especially the people of Gaza, Israel, the West Bank, Sudan, Ukraine, Russia, Mali, Iran, and Yemen; for all victims of violence, assault, and crime; for all migrants and those seeking asylum; those struggling with depression, anxiety, or addiction.

For all healthcare workers, especially Joseph Basil, Jackie, Gary, Will, Choy, Erica K., Larry, Ciaran, Lee, Kari, William, Eric, Lisa, Thomas, and Emily; for all families and children in this city and state; for all expectant parents; and for all prisoners.

For members of our military services on active duty, especially Celeste and Nate, and for Scott serving as security in Iraq.

For Paula our bishop, Charles our rector, Amanda and Dave our wardens; for the members of our vestry; and for our companion parishes in Chiapas, Mexico—San Benito and San Mateo Apostól.

For the worldwide United Methodist Church as they meet for their quadrennial General Conference.

For those celebrating birthdays this week: Stan Wood, the Rev’d Norma Sutton, the Rev’d Charles Everson, Gerry Arrieta, and Tom Cassidy.

For those celebrating anniversaries this week: Sean & Kathy Gunn.

For the repose of the souls of: Chicago Police Officer Luis Huesca, Sir Andrew Davis, Ethan Henderson, 9-year old Ariana Molina, Johanna DellaFera (the mother of Br Ciaran Anthony DellaFera, BSG), Ken Holtzman, and Patricia Blando. 

And, at the anniversaries of their deaths: Richard McQuoid, Ruby Rose Slusser, Robert Kendricks, Dillon Ross Sr., Rakhi John, LeRoy Garrison, J.B. Jones, Ray Working, Gerhard Rohr, Archbishop Robert Lane, Somjit "Sam" Sirisuvan, and Conway Dahmer.


A Prayer for Peace: God of all creation, bring justice and peace to our world. Teach us to be peacemakers. Guide us in our pursuit of justice and the common good. Inspire us to welcome all, forgive all, and love all. Direct us as we walk in the shadow of Jesus: the Way, the Truth, and the Life. Inspire us to perceive the world through your eyes, that we might find hope and joy each day, supportive of each other, for the sake of your Kingdom. Amen.

May these and all our intercessions be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, our strength and our redeemer.

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