Please pray for…

Pastor Minna Bothwell and family as her father Steve recovers from a serious accident.

Pastor Lyle Kleman and family as they grieve the death of his wife Ann.

Pastors Melissa and Paul Waterman and family as their home was severely damaged in a car collision.

Pastor Brian Middleswarth and family on the death of his brother-in-law.

Pastor Katy Warren and family on the birth of their daughter Mia Jane Sanyi.

Pastor Katharine Yarnell, daughter Maddie, family, and friends as they grieve the death of her husband, Pastor Ron Yarnell.

Pastors Leah and Stephen Nilsen on the birth of their daughter Leslie Rae Nilsen.

Pastor Jim Zuehls on his marriage to Beverly Havlik.

Pastor Dianne Prichard and family as her husband Bim recovers due to medical concerns.

Pastor Paul Wold and his wife Linda, Linda is being treated for cancer and they recently lost their home in a fire.

Pastor Marcia Kisner for health concerns after surgery.

Pastor Jayne Thompson as she undergoes treatment for cancer.

Prayers for May

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.

May 7

Pray that our baptismal journey and the work we do as children of God will be inspired and informed by the generous and compassionate example of Jesus, who reveals God’s amazing love for humankind.

May 14

On Mother’s Day thank God for mothers, stepmothers, foster mothers and expectant mothers, and pray for women struggling with parenting, women trying to conceive and women who cannot bear children of their own but serve as loving, caring and faithful adults in the lives of children and youth.

May 21

Our faith is centered in the good news of Jesus Christ and inspires gratitude, joy and a spirit of love and mercy. “Sing to God, O kingdoms of the earth; sing praises to the Lord” (Psalm 68:32).

May 28

Day of Pentecost Praise God for the variety of gifts we have been given and how they complement the gifts of our siblings in Christ for spreading the gospel, growing the church, serving the needs of our neighbors and bringing hope to our communities and the world.

For additional prayers please visit the  ELCA Prayer Center