Please pray for…

For the family and friends of Deacon Larry Lundgren who died October 11, the spouse to Deacon Norita Lundgren who died September 8.

For the family and friends of Pastor Eugene Hanson who died on September 18. 

For Pastor Joel Nau and family at the death of his father.

Prayers for October  
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.

October 7
Pray we work diligently to change our perspectives, behaviors and practices that make assumptions based on traditional roles or bias, undervalue or ignore the value and gifts of women and children in the church and society.

October 14
Pray we grow to value what God values, even when it stirs discomfort or defiance in us.

October 21
The ELCA and The Episcopal Church are committed to prayer, fasting and advocacy addressing cuts to public programs that are vital to hungry people who are living in poverty. Remember to pray for these concerns, our leaders and people in need on the 21st of each month through December 2018.

October 28
8 Reformation Sunday Rejoice in God’s promise of the true freedom we have in the good news of Jesus Christ, that nothing stands between us and God’s love and mercy – no institution, authority or human decree.

For additional prayers please visit the  ELCA Prayer Center.