Prayers of the People

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For our Emily D. who has been moved to Tabor Hills in Naperville.  Tabor Hills is located on Crystal Avenue, just off Raymond Drive.  Let us pray for our dear sister Emily as she endures through her illness and pray for those who love and care for her, that they may receive strength, guidance and patience.

For the repose of the soul of Mike C., a good friend of our Sandra and Ron G., and a rather popular musician in the area: pray for his eternal soul as it is welcomed to Paradise and pray for those who mourn his passing.

For our nation:  we remain committed to uplifting and enhancing the lives of those who are in need, those who struggle, those who live on the fringe of society.

For those in our faith community who are coping with personal trials and tribulation:  pray for peace of mind, stability in life and hearts filled with joy and grace.

For all who are traveling: Godspeed and may our journeys be safe, secure and stress-free.

For people in countries where war is the norm and peace so seldom seen or experienced:  pray that violence is overcome once and for all by love, forgiveness and a lasting peace.

For those in our community who are experiencing anxiety, depression, fear or any form of physical, emotional or mental stress: pray for peace and healing to the body, mind and heart.

For those who are lonely, alone and feel alienated:  pray for these sisters and brothers of ours who need our support, encouragement and love.

For all our St. Nicholas community members who are under the weather and in need of healing and prayers:  may they find peace and be blessed with sound and better health:  Holly, Karen, Sharon, Jill, Vernon, Connie Nicholson, Marcia K., Joanne M., Fran B., Kesha, Mary G., Eunice D., K.C., Emily & Dick D., Dale R.,  Stanko B., Phil C., Tim L., Jackie, Chris, Cathy W., Carrie, Tim, Pat, Lenny, Perry, Kathy J. and any one else in need of our continued prayers and well wishes.

 

***   “For James D. and his family.”
***   “Pray that God sees me through these rough patches and leads me to the light.”

(***written prayer requests)

 

Prayers of the People

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The Community of St. Nicholas is praying…
For our Connie N., and “Aunti” Pat, Donna T’s sister as they both continue to recover from recent surgery. Pray they heal completely, recover quickly and are able to up and around very soon.

For those who are soon to be baptized here at St. Nicholas: Cora and Angela: pray the Spirit fill them with an abundance of grace, joy and faith.

For the people of the world that are subjected to war and violence on a daily basis: pray peace come to them and stays.

For our beloved pets and all God’s creatures that are exposed to the cruel weather of winter: pray they are cared for and protected.

For all our St. Nicholas community members who are under the weather and in need of healing and prayers: may they find peace and be blessed with sound and better health: Joanne M, Kesha, Vernon, Dick and Mary G, Eunice D, Bob D, K.C., Dick D, Dale R, Paula O, Jim L, Jackie, Chris, Cathy W, Carrie and any one else in need of our continued prayers and well wishes.

*** “Pray for Eli.”

(***written prayer requests)

Prayers of the People: At Christmastime

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For Bob D., that he may recover fully from the surgery to his foot/ankle and is ‘up and around,’ pain free and mobile in no time at all. Stay strong, Bob.

For an end to the senseless violence and destruction we commit against one another…may peace reign now and forever.

For the beloved creatures we are called to care for: pray that all animals are treated with dignity and love.

For those who experience depression and sadness during the holiday season: may light, peace and happiness fill their hearts and minds and guide them to a better place.

For all our St. Nicholas community members who are under the weather and in need of healing and prayers: may they find peace and be blessed with sound and better health: Joanne M., Connie N., Vernon F., Richard and Mary G., Eunice D., Dick D., Cerna R., Dale R., Tony B., Paula O., Jim L., Jackie, Chris, Cathy W., Ed B., Carrie, June, Harry and any one else in need of our continued prayers and well wishes.

*** “Pray for the Support Groups that meet at St. Nicholas.”

(**written prayer requests)