Category: Prayers

…for those affected by wildfires

Fast-moving wildfires fueled by intense winds have forced thousands of people to flee their homes in California. Lutheran Disaster Response is prepared to address the overwhelming needs of those affected. Be a part of the response: https://community.elca.org/uswildfires LUTHERAN DISASTER RESPONSE California Fires Situation Report #2 Be a part of the response: Pray Please pray for the people who …

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… for Pr. John Heins and family at the death of his mother

Lois Eleanor Payne Heins, 104, of Pontiac, passed away 3:25 p.m. Friday (Nov. 24, 2017) at Tjardes Health Center of Evenglow Lodge, Pontiac. Her celebration of life will be at noon Tuesday at First Lutheran Church, Pontiac, with the Rev. Tim Hubert officiating. Friends may visit one hour prior to services at the church. Burial …

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…for Pr. Scott Schmidt and family at the death of his brother

The Rev. Matthew Justin Schmidt, 46, Decatur, IL, pastor of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church (LCMS) in Forsyth, died on Sunday, November 12, 2017, at his home. Funeral services will be 7 p.m. Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at the Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Decatur, IL with Reverend Brock Abbott and Reverend William Abbott officiating. Visitation will …

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Conference of Bishops’ Call to Prayer

Jesus said, “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; therefore ask the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest.”Luke 10:2 “As the Conference of Bishops, we call our worshiping communities to pray for raising up leaders for this church. We ask that the petitions of every worship service include …

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… for Tanzanian missionary Carol Stubbs battling cancer

Carol has successfully returned to the US and is hospitalized in Milwaukee, WI. She was hospitalized in Pretoria, South Africa, and has been diagnosed with Plasma Cell Leukemia with many complications. For more information, please see the updates on the Caring Bridge site (Please note, donations on the CaringBridge page do NOT go to the Stubbs family. …

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