Prayer Concerns

Prayer Requests of Harbor United Methodist Church ~ September 22, 2021

Prayers of Praise and Thanksgiving: Abide in me. ⁎ Our Guest Lay Leader Bonnie-Jean Rowe from First UMC, Framingham, discussed the challenge If You Want to Walk on Water, You’ve Got to Get Out of the Boat at worship. Can you be a “water walker” by using your eyes of faith so that success is actually managing failure development? ⁎ Thank you for travel mercies for all who’ve been visiting family lately, as well as Paul who’s home safe from Italy’s Tour de France bike trip, and John Ryan’s upcoming helicopter transport in Florida. ⁎ Happy Birthday to: Andrew Ford 9/12,
Estelle Passeri 9/17, John Ryan 9/19, Julie O’Keefe 9/20, Laura O’Keefe 9/28, and Lisa Ryan 9/28. ⁎ The lovely altar flowers from both Nancy A’s, Dianne, Emily, Lisa and Mary Sheehan have brightened the sanctuary on summer Sundays. Thank you! We’re also enjoying the coffee / nosh fellowship. ⁎ God is good! All the time!

Prayers for healing, strength, comfort and courage for all who are fighting cancer: Prayers for Sue’s brother, Earle Bearce, who has left rehab and is now staying with sister Cindy. He’s not in pain and is more mobile, thank God.
For Frank’s dear friend Troy who is battling cancer. For Mike Bruccoleri’s cousin Terri who has been diagnosed with cancer. Prayers for her please. For Nancy’s cousin’s husband Nicholas Mouw (brain tumor) is improved, thank God.
Prayers for Lisa’s friend Bill who had surgery to remove kidney cancer (they think that they removed all of the cancer). He’s been struggling with MS and now he has kidney cancer.

Prayers for Lee Harm’s dad, Harry, who’s fighting cancer.
For David A. Wheelwright. ⁎ Audrey Wheeler ⁎ Bradley ⁎ Ellen Hayes Prayers
for Mike and Jim. ⁎ Siobhan ⁎ Wendy
Prayers for John Rielly, still in treatment. ⁎ Barbara Crowley ⁎ Stacy Hughes
Prayers for Paula Higgins ⁎ Dennis Clifford ⁎ Cindy McCall ⁎ Brian
Prayers for Lori Mahoney, inoperable thyroid cancer. ⁎ Erin, breast cancer
For Laura who’s begun new treatment. Prayers for success with few side effects.
For Kimberley Ann Stieglitz, colon cancer. ⁎ For Dr. Anne-Marie Fields, N+A’s niece.

Prayers of the People:
Prayers for Thomas with health and emotional issues. Strength for his family who loves him dearly.
For Jake Duffy’s extensive family and many friends on his recent passing.
For Rose Lockwood and her Family on her sister’s passing. Prayers of peace.

Prayers for pain relief for Liz’s 68-y.o. brother-in-law Paul and Liz’s sister Mary who’s
struggling in caring for him.
For John Curran and Family, as his wife has been diagnosed with dementia. (They are a young family,
and John plays a key role in the Centro de Protesis mission.)
For the precarious situation continuing in Afghanistan. Prayers for the safety of those affected.
For Pastor Mike and the Recovery Church ~ we look forward to their holding their services in our
Sanctuary on Tuesday nights 7-8:30, starting in October, as the need is great.
Mike and Alice’s grandson Walker is much-improved and was able to enjoy a family visit here. For
Wally’s family and friends in Alabama and Georgia. Thank God that Joy is doing better!
For Bill Wood who’s been dealing with a persistent UTI which has derailed his plans to visit us.
For Ann’s cousin Judy who’s searching for “a way through,” following her son Scott’s death at 59.
For Carol Spahn who’s dealing with physical difficulties (feet and rotator cuff) and family issues.
May the physical therapy provide relief. And may reason, love and peace prevail in their family.
For Francina who’s in PT for shoulder pain ~ hoping to avoid rotator cuff surgery.
For Bill and Debby Zenallis in Georgia, friends of Robin and Steve Smith’s: Prayers needed after
Bill (75) was diagnosed with frontal lobe dementia and is in a mental hospital. Strength.
For Jen who’s awaiting a liver transplant. ⁎ For Helen in treatment for substance dependency. For
Rich Lynam who’s in need of many prayers. ⁎ Healing for Donna ⁎ Jean ~ depression Prayers
for the Longman family, for Pastor Chris as she leads and grows. ⁎ Dick V.

Please continue to keep the following in your prayers for healing and strength as they continue to
recover at home or in a facility:
Jim Callahan following open heart surgery, Meredith Voelger
Lynch, Fran Davies (pain issues), Alice, Barbara, Beatriz Hurwitch, and Wendy Murphy.

For all in nursing care: Joe Casey, Peggy’s sister Claire, Cathy, Kitsy now in hospice care and
all others. ⁎ Please bless those in nursing care with comfort and peace. Grant that their
caregivers are kind, compassionate, and very well trained.

Prayers for the marginalized youth in our country who fall into human trafficking. Prayers for all
the children and teachers who’ve returned to school in all its variations.
Prayers for all of our service men and women wherever they are serving, for safety and a safe
return home to their families.
Prayers for those with lingering effects from COVID or the vaccinations.
Prayers for our church family, the larger community and the United Methodist Church.
Prayers for those concerns we hold deep in our hearts, unsaid and even unknown…