Please pray for…

For the family, his wife Pastor Susanne Smith, and friends of Pastor Wayne Weissenbuehler who died September 2. 

For Pastor Gregg Davison and family on the death of his father.

For Pastor Cal Oraw and family on the death of his wife Virginia Oraw.

For Pastor Karen Cluts and family on the death of her mother.

For Pastor Dick Lehmann and family on the death of his wife and former synod council member, Avona Lehmann.

For retired synod staff, Kathy Smith and family, Kathy’s grandaughter Kate is being treated for a brain tumor and cancer.

For Pastor Kathy Roys and family on the death of her husband Bob.

Prayers for September

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.

September 4

We recognize and pray for the work people do to sustain their families and the service they do to benefit their communities and society. Pray that all will receive fair wages, work in safe environments, be renewed through times of sabbath, and experience joy and fulfillment in their labor. Pray for all those who seek employment to find work, and for the well-being, care and support of people unable to work.

September 11

“God’s Work. Our Hands.” Sunday On our church’s annual day of service, ask God to help us throughout our baptismal journeys as we strive to bring justice, stir hope, care for creation and strengthen communities through churchwide programs, local churches, global companions, social ministries and community organizations.

September 18

Ask God to sustain teachers in schools and early childhood education programs. Pray that they will create safe and encouraging environments where students can learn skills for living and decision-making, form caring friendships, better understand the world and humanity, and develop concern for the well-being of their communities and society

September 25

Pray that congregations engaged in mission planning and renewal will be guided and inspired by the Spirit, listening to God through Scripture and prayer, to the voices within our faith communities and to those outside the doors of our congregations.

For additional prayers please visit the  ELCA Prayer Center