Please pray for…

For Kathy Smith and family as her granddaughter, Kate, was diagnosed with a brain tumor.

Pastor Don Dovre and family on the death of his mother.

For the family and friends of Rev. Kay Slocum who died June 6.

Prayers for June

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.

July 4

Give thanks to God for the gift of freedom we enjoy in our nation. Pray that we will use that freedom thoughtfully and responsibly, working for justice and equity to liberate our neighbors—here and around the world—who are oppressed or excluded.

July 11
Give thanks to God for our siblings in Christ throughout history who have sacrificed their lives to proclaim the word of God and the gospel, so that all might believe, experience the saving grace of Jesus Christ, know true freedom and have eternal life.

July 18
Pray that we will respond to God’s call to serve our neighbors in need and share the gospel wherever we go with those unique gifts, skills and passions the Spirit has cultivated in us through our education, life experiences and communities of faith.

July 25
Pray that when we hear stories of Jesus performing miracles, the Spirit will deepen our understanding of God’s ways, power, compassion, justice and activity in the world, and that these will guide and influence how we live and serve as followers of Jesus, children of God.


For additional prayers please visit the  ELCA Prayer Center