Submitted by Lynn and John Walton
Prayer: Thank you God for knowing me and loving me. Let me feel your presence in both good times and bad and give me the faith that I need to live your very special plan for my life.
Scripture: Psalm 102
Submitted by Martha Harriz
Prayer: Dear God, open my heart and open my lips to share the good news that when we sincerely confess our sins we are forgiven and restored to new life. Help me to be an example of your mercy and grace. Amen.
Scripture: Psalm 51
Submitted by Nikki Passante, Associate Pastor
Prayer: Lord, grant us great luminosity and depth of seeing. Open up our opinionated heads, our closed-down hearts, and our defensive and defended bodies. -Paraphrased from Breathing Under Water by Richard Rohr
Scripture: Mark 6:1-13
Submitted by Rich Erickson, Deacon
Prayer: Lord I thank you for the Psalms of Ascent. I pray that as we ascend toward Holy Week that I can feel you with me on the journey. Help me Lord to hold your word in my mind and thoughts so that they can lift me up. Amen.
Scripture: Psalm 121
Submitted by Sherry Zajaczkowski, Deacon
Prayer: Dear God, you don’t give us what we deserve. You mercifully give us what we need from you. Help us be an example of your mercy and grace. Amen.
Scripture: Genesis 43:16-34
Submitted by Becky Bailey, Elder
Prayer: Heavenly Father, please forgive me for not trusting in the promise of your eternal love. Strengthen my faith and take control of my life. See me through the storms of life and guide me to safe shores. I know that you are there to take care of my needs and I thank you Lord. In Jesus’ name I pray, amen
Scripture: Mark 4:35-41
Submitted by Kate Meehan, Elder
Prayer: Holy Father, there is so little about you that we are able to understand, but thank you for providing us with evidence of your past, present, and future faithfulness to us. Thank you that you are there in our hurts and trials, that you know how to wipe away our tears, and that your ways are dependable and your promises sure. We praise your holy name as we draw closer to you this Lenten season. Amen.
Scripture: Psalm 126
Submitted by Rich Graham, Deacon
Prayer: May our Father in heaven be where our children turn - and where we turn - in times of uncertainty. May the promises of our Lord and Savior be a refuge for us all.
Scripture: Genesis 42:18-28
Submitted by Sharon Riley, Deacon
Prayer: Heavenly Father, some days the pounding of life is just too loud and drowns out your love. Help me see the rays of your love so I can focus on all you have done and all you are. Thank you for taking us in our messy form, broken and imperfect. Give me wisdom to understand and see all the blessings I have. Amen.
Scripture: Psalm 34
Submitted by Susan Young, Elder
Prayer: Dear Lord, help us to approach our lives, in times of sorrow and in times of joy, with the faith to believe your promises. Help us to rely on your might to uphold us, your wisdom to guide us, your Word to speak to us, and your shield to protect us. Allow us to rise each day relying on your strength to pilot us through whatever we face, living so that others may see your faithfulness in our lives.
Scripture: Psalm 119:73-80
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