Prayers for February

The synod encourages congregations to continue praying during Sunday worship for the renewal of the church by praying for congregations of the Southeastern Iowa Synod, other synods, and people throughout the world.

February 1

Give thanks, especially during Black History Month, for our sisters and brothers of African descent participating in God’s work of restoring, reconciling communities in the name of Jesus Christ throughout the world.

February 8

We pray for healing among people suffering in the current flu epidemic, and we give thanks for the skills and commitment of the health care professionals who care for us.

February 15

Transfiguration of Our Lord By the miraculous and simple actions of God in the world, we are moved to offer thanks and glory for the light that the Son of God, Jesus Christ, shines in the world.

February 22

First Sunday in Lent The water and word in baptism mark a turning point in life – the beginning of a new life in a community of faith in the world. Remember and give thanks for your baptism and for where God has led you in the days and years that followed.

We also pray for…

Pr. Maureen Howard and her family as they grieve the death of Maureen’s mother, Clara Mulcox.

Sarah Quigley’s mother Karen who has a terminal illness. 

Pr. Maureen Howard as she prepares for sinus surgery on February 24.

For additional prayers please visit the ELCA Prayer Center.