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Prayed for 7 times.

Samuel Massey

Chitoka, in her seminary studies and ministry to death row inmates.

The family, friends and high school folks who still grieve over the loss of Nolan.

Received: March 8, 2020

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Prayed for 8 times.

Jamie Helmick

Prayers for my mother Deb, who is in the hospital after a dog bite on her dominant hand early yesterday morning after trying to help out dog Kuki when she was in pain. We spent the early night in Washington's ER and she was transferred via ambulance to Mercy IC and got there at 11:55p on 3-5. She slept well and I got a solid 45 minutes in the chair next to her.

Prayers of healing for her please and prayers of strength and calm for me.

Received: March 6, 2020

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Prayed for 6 times.

Samuel Massey

Also prayers for the principal and staff at City High after the suicide of the young man. May God give them courage and strength to console the students and each other.

Received: February 24, 2020

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Prayed for 8 times.

Samuel Massey

For City High, following the suicide of a young person. Please comfort the family, console friends and acquaintances, give the students and faculty encouragement, and inspire all with the hope of the resurrection. Please be also with those tempted by this young man's decision: May they choose differently and be heard by family and close friends in order to get the help.

For the marginalized people who are being hurt by state and national legislation. May God bring justice.

For Charleigh who was in church and counted herself present.

For Judy Terry's brother who continues to struggle.

Thanks for Arthur Alexander Dean Smith, new born son of WeiJing Wu and Trevor Smith, and grandson of Jeri and Greg Smith.

Received: February 23, 2020

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Ann Grosscup

Wise and loving God, in Whom we live, move, and have our very being,

We feel the tremors of violence, uncertainty, transition, and anxiety in the world around us.

Be present with us now as we learn to wait in stillness for your unfolding light.

Illuminate our vision.

When the future loses its shape in our imperfect sight, supply clarity in our indecision

Trust as we doubt, and knowing that surpasses our human unknowing.

When our vision narrows, remind us that you call each of us in wondrous diversity

As servant leaders.

You equip us with gifts and dispositions fitted to this service.

You send us to be present as your hands and feet within your marvelous creation.

When our vision flags or fails, send us words of hope to defy despair, for

In you there is abundance, sufficiency, enough.

And, Gracious One, grant us

Peace that silences violence

Love that speaks to discord

Courage that dissipates fear

Wisdom that illuminates ignorance.

So that we may be rooted deeply in your abiding care

Whose startling gift to us is life itself.

Day 58 - February 18, 2020

Dr. Rebecca Blair

Stated Clerk

Presbytery of East Iowa

180 Days of Prayer prior to General Assembly, June 2020

https://ga-pcusa.org/180-days-of-prayer/

Received: February 22, 2020

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Prayed for 7 times.

Samuel Massey

Tom Martin's aunt in Des Moines, suffering from a stroke.

Cynthia Chou Liang, whose mother has had two recent strokes. Her mom is in Singapore and Cynthia cannot go due to travel restrictions.

For all who suffer loss, especially those who are young and not yet hardened to tragedy.

Received: February 20, 2020

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Prayed for 7 times.

Brian K

Judy Terry’s brother, Dave, has had a relapse after heart surgery and pneumonia is potentially a possibility soon... Please pray for Dave’s health & recuperation, as well as support for his family and loved ones...

Received: February 16, 2020

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Prayed for 9 times.

Samuel Massey

Sarah Klemuk's sister Susan Higdon, undergoing chemo and radiation for brain cancer.

For Sally and George Rickey, on the death of Sally's mom Betty Robinson.

Received: February 3, 2020

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Prayed for 5 times.

Brian Kleis

So I haven’t been walking since Jan 1st in order to let my leg heal as much as possible for tomorrow, Friday the 31st... About 5:30am, I’m going into surgery to have just two centimeters of my right leg taken off due to a contained bone infection... there’ll be a 4-6 week cast to follow & another 4-6 weeks before getting a new prosthetic leg... I know what’s ahead, as I’ve been thru it before, but it’s going to be less than fun - so all good thoughts and prayers are gladly welcomed in hopes of a successful surgery tomorrow and quick and complete healing process, thanks... Brian K

Received: January 30, 2020

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Sarah Klemuk

Prayers for Helen Chadima for pain relief as she recovers from her fall.

Received: January 27, 2020

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