Prayer Requests

 

The following are prayer requests that we have received during our worship service prayer time, requests that have been submitted through the Prayer form on the website and other needs of which we are aware.  Prayer is a great privilege and a serious responsibility.  Please remember these requests in your prayer time.  

 

Only first names are given (plus initial if there are more than one with the same first name).  If you prefer to be anonymous, please let us know when you submit your request.  If your request is personal we will note it as 'unspoken'.

Previous requests will be removed after about one month.

REQUESTS AS OF 06/26/2022

* Rob – Prayers for the situation in the Ukraine. Prayers for everyone in our church community, their family, and friends. Prayers for peace on Earth and good will between all peoples. Prayers for our planet Earth and the species on it.

* Tami – Prayers for Lee and her ability to get around. She fell on her hip and hurt it real bad. Prayers for Lee’s sister, her husband, and their son, who all have covid. Prayers all around.

* Diane – Prayers for my ex who had to have back surgery again, is in a lot of pain, and is separated from his young son. Prayers that he heals and can get around. Prayers for Bob with his leg which is causing him pain again. Prayers for our church, and everyone in our church. Prayers for our planet.

Rich – Continued prayers for my friend Tim in Maryland who has ALS and some other medical complications that are being addressed at this point, that he may have quality of life, and peace, and prayers for Chuck and others that surround him for peace and serenity in their lives.

* Dan – Prayers for my mother in Oregon who has completely lost her ability to speak. Thanks to God for starting a new job tomorrow. Prayers that my job doesn’t interfere with my medical appointments. Prayers for my son. Prayers for my brother. Prayers for Bob with his leg and that he doesn’t need surgery. Thanks for this church. Thanks for Joel for having a get together for the Fourth of July.

* Bob – Prayers for Amy and Diane with their medical and mental health.

* Colleen – Thanks for continued prayers for my mother and her boyfriend who are in Houston. Praises for Louis and everything he is doing. Prayers for my friend Lisa who is still in a lot of pain but is having some good days. Prayers for my friend Sarah who is having surgery Wednesday and will not be able to walk for at least a week, and that she has everything she needs and feels well. Prayers for everyone at MCC for our physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, and financial health, and any other kind of health.

* Kate – Prayers for the whole world with covid, and that it won’t stay around long and their can be better health around the world. Prayers for the Ukraine and their fight for freedom. Prayers for the species of the world that are endangered and that circumstances can occur where they survive and flourish as we try to create a better world. Prayers for myself while I’m in this very unusual and disturbing situation.

* Bill – I ask and I pray for the needs of the people of this MCC and of their families, relatives, and friends, and of the association of other MCC’s, and for our senior elderly and the people in misery, those in nursing homes, those who feel isolated and alone, and those in abusive situations that they be given peace of mind, and whether all these needs be spiritual, housing, job-wise, health-wise, financial, or otherwise. Prayers for Louis Martinage’s needs and circumstances and especially for his brother and his family, for my brother Steve’s needs and circumstances, for my sister Sharon and for finding a job that meets her financial needs, and for her family, JJ and Valarie and their needs and circumstances, and for my nephew Cody’s needs and circumstances, and for my own special intentions.

* Louis – Do remember those that are absent from us. Keep Joshua in your prayers. Keep Terrence in your prayers, and that we are doing the right thing that will help him. Keep my brother in your prayers. Thank God for this church and this congregation, and for God’s love.

Closing Prayer:  Dear God in Heaven how grateful we are for your love, the love that binds us together, the love that gives us hope, your blessings, as we will see from these be-attitudes, that are not blessings as the world sometimes sees them, but blessings that are eternal, blessings that are the real true blessings in life that you would continue to bless us with each other, with the love that we have, and our love of you. Thank you for watching over us, getting us through the times of peril, the times we go through, the valley of the shadow of death. Help us to not fear any evil because we know that you love us, and we know that there is nothing in Heaven or Earth can separate us from that love. Thank you for Jesus who died for us, who made your blessings possible. Thank you for each person here and the love we have for each other, and the care that we give. Help us to be the shining light to those we know that they may see the light of God as well. In Christ’s name we pray. Amen.

REQUESTS AS OF 06/19/2022

(This week's requests missing.)

REQUESTS AS OF 06/12/2022:

* Vince – Prayers for all my neighbors in my neighborhood because we found out they might be closing our trailer park.

* Joel – Prayers for strength to get through all my doctors’ appointments this week, and that the appointments accomplish something.

* Rob – Prayers for Fred who used to attend MCC. Prayers for everyone in our church community, their family, and friends. Prayers for the situation in the Ukraine and Russia. Prayers for peace on Earth and goodwill between all peoples. Prayers for our planet Earth and the species on it.

* Colleen – Praises and thanks to Louis for everything he does to keep this church going and the bible study. Thanks for continued prayers for my mother and her boyfriend. Prayers to lift everyone up for every single aspect of our health – our physical, emotional, mental, spiritual, and financial health. Prayers for my cat who seems to be doing well, and thanks so much for all your payers for my cat.

* Amy – Prayers for everyone that was caught in the massive shootings in our country and to find a solution to stop all this violence. Prayers for Bob who got pneumonia from covid. Prayers for Diane also. Praises for the wonderful day we have.

* Bill – I ask and I pray for the needs of the people of this MCC and of their families, relatives, and friends, and of the association of other MCC’s, and for our senior elderly and the people in misery, those in nursing homes, those who feel isolated and alone, and those in abusive situations that they be given peace of mind, and whether all these needs be spiritual, housing, job-wise, health-wise, financial, or otherwise. Prayers for Louis Martinage’s needs and circumstances and for his family, for Beth’s needs and circumstances, for my brother Steve’s needs and circumstances and housing, for my sister Sharon, and for her family, JJ and Valarie and their needs and circumstances, and for my nephew Cody’s needs and circumstances, and for my own special intentions and especially my foot and thumb.

* Kate – Prayers for those dealing with covid and particularly children and for the species of the Earth, and the inundation of plastic we now carry in our body.

* Louis – Keep those who are not with us in our prayers. Keep Kate in our prayers who is mostly moved out of her former residence and is living in a homeless shelter temporarily. Prayers for Bob who has pneumonia and for Diane. Also keep my brother and his family in our prayers. He has cancer and has been getting treated for it, but apparently the treatments are not working.  

Closing Prayer:  Dear God in Heaven we are grateful for this day. Another day you have given us to use not only for ourselves, but to use to give back to you as conduits of your love, as workers in your field to bring your love to each other and this world, to pray for others that need your touch, and to bring the love of Christ to this world. Help us in this endeavor that we will be brave, that we will be strong, and that others around us will learn of God’s love through us. Now, bless all those that need your touch, those that are ill. May they know your presence, know that you are there and loving them, and that you help us in our physical, mental, spiritual, and all our needs, that you are there, you are our friend, you are our God. Watch over us as we continue to worship. May you be honored by what we do. In Christ’s name we pray. Amen.

REQUESTS AS OF 06/05/2022:

* Colleen – Praises and thanks to Louis for everything he does to keep this church going. Thanks for continued prayers for my family in Houston. Prayers for everyone at MCC and everyone else for their physical, spiritual, emotion, mental, and financial health. Prayers that my cat has another ten healthy and happy years of life ahead of him. Prayers for Kate.

* Rich – Continued prayers for Tim in Maryland who has ALS and is going to have a feeding tube put in, and prayers that he either stabilizes or goes into remission so he can have a better quality of life.

* Diane – Prayers for Genesis and his son. Genesis is going to be going in for surgery later this month to take pressure off some of the vertebrae. Prayers for my sister and her family for protection. Praises for the wonderful weather. Prayers that Bob and I did not infect anyone at the picnic.

* Amy – Prayers that Diane and Bob quickly recover from covid. Blessings that I made it to church today. Prayers for my own physical well-being.

* Bill – I ask and I pray for the needs of the people of this MCC and of their families, relatives, and friends, and of the association of other MCC’s, and for our senior elderly and the people in misery, those in nursing homes, those who feel isolated and alone, and those in abusive situations that they be given peace of mind, and whether all these needs be spiritual, housing, job-wise, health-wise, financial, or otherwise. Prayers for Louis Martinage’s needs and circumstances and for his family, for my brother Steve’s needs and circumstances, for my sister Sharon, and for her family, JJ and Valarie and that they find jobs and for their needs and circumstances, and for my nephew Cody’s needs and circumstances and that he can manage his life better, and for my own special intentions and especially my foot.

* Kate – Prayers for those dealing with covid and particularly children and for the species of the Earth.

* Louis – Keep Kate in our prayers, also keep my brother and his family in our prayers. Also, prayers for guidance for myself. Prayers that Kate’s move goes well. Prayers for the parents who are burying their children in Texas and other states. Prayers for the people of Ukraine and those in Russia being dragged by their leaders into this war.

* Dan – Prayers for a legal problem. Prayers for my mother in Oregon.

Closing Prayer:  Dear God in Heaven we are grateful for the assurance of your love. If we are sure of nothing more on Earth, let us be assured of your love. You have proved it over and over again, not only in where we are in our individual lives that we are well fed, we have housing, we have our needs met, and we have each other, but we have you and we have your love, and, ultimately, we have the assurance of your caring for us. The care that is not only for us here on Earth, but for eternity, that you loved us so much, that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. Thank you for your love. May we do what we can to show our appreciation for what you have done for us. Now continue with us through our service as we honor you and just keep all those that need your touch in your hands with the assurance that you are there, that nothing, life nor death, nor anything can separate us from your love. In Christ’s name we pray. Amen

REQUESTS AS OF 05/29/2022:

* Tami – Prayers that our move goes smoothly, that Torrie heals from her cancer, and that Lee can walk better and that her three surgeries go well. Prayers that God be with us all and with MCC Pittsburgh.

* Rob – Prayers for everyone in our church community, their families, and friends. Prayers for peace on Earth and good will between all peoples. Prayers for our planet Earth and the species on it.

* Rich – Prayers for Tim in Maryland who has ALS in advanced stages. Prayers that God lift him and he regains his strength and speech.

* Amy – Prayers for all who have been injured or killed in all the shootings in this country, and for all those in the Ukraine who are suffering from the war. Praise God for this beautiful weather and that I am here in church.

* Joel – Prayers that my symptoms calm down.

* Bill – Prayers for all the departed souls who have fought for this country, and that they rest in peace. I ask and I pray for the needs of the people of this MCC and of their families, relatives, and friends, and of the association of other MCC’s, and for our senior elderly and the people in misery, those in nursing homes, those who feel isolated and alone, and those in abusive situations that they be given peace of mind, and whether all these needs be spiritual, housing, job-wise, health-wise, financial, or otherwise. Prayers for Louis Martinage’s needs and circumstances, for my brother Steve’s needs and circumstances, for my sister Sharon that the job she wants does pop up, and for her family, JJ and Valarie, their needs and circumstances, and for my nephew Cody’s needs and circumstances and that a job pop up for him, and for my own special intentions.

* Kate – Prayers for those dealing with covid and for the species of the Earth.

* Louis – Keep Joshua in your prayers since he hasn’t been able to be with us. Prayers that God watch over us as a church.

Closing Prayer:  Dear God in Heaven we are grateful for your goodness to us, your love, and your tolerance. We pray that we will give our lives to spreading this message, the message of your love, both in word and in deed, and show love to this world that needs it, that we will be different than the world that cares usually only for itself, but that we will care for each other, care for your people, and care for those that need this word – this word of hope that we have, not only for this world, but for the world to come. Bless us on this day, help us to keep in mind all those that have sacrificed whether in the armed services or have sacrificed in the church. Of course, we pray for the families that are again dealing with this horrific tragedy. Help us change things, that this will not happen. Keep us in your care as we worship. In Christ’s name we pray. Amen.

REQUESTS AS OF 5/22/2022:

 

* Colleen – My friend Lisa is so grateful that we have * Colleen – My friend Lisa is so grateful that we havebeen praying for her. Continued prayers for her and that her doctor or doctors figure out how to help her with the pain she is in. Prayers for all of us at MCC and those of us not at MCC for every aspect of our health. Prayers that my medication starts to make a difference. Prayers for everyone. Prayers for Louis and everyone else that does so much for our church.

* Rob – Prayers for everyone in our church community, their families, and friends. Prayers for peace on Earth and good will between all peoples. Prayers for our planet Earth and the species on it.

* Vince – Prayers for my Goddaughter and her sick dog. Prayers for everyone who have no one else to pray for them.

* Joel – Praises that my best friend from Philadelphia made it here on his mountain bike and we have had a fantastic week.

* Davey – Prayers that my dog is well.

* Diane – Prayers for my sister and her family, for Genesis who is supposed to have back surgery in June or July, and that the surgery is successful and not harmful, and for Genesis’ son. Praises for everyone that is here within this church who have helped me tremendously throughout the year.

* Dan – Prayers for my mom. Prayers for this church, and thanks for MCC’s help through the time that I have been here so far. Prayers for the people in the Ukraine and that things work out.

* Bill – I ask and I pray for the needs of the people of this MCC and of their families, relatives, and friends, and of the association of other MCC’s, and for our senior elderly and the people in misery, those in nursing homes, those who feel isolated and alone, and those in abusive situations that they be given peace of mind, and whether all these needs be spiritual, housing, job-wise, health-wise, financial, or otherwise. Prayers for Louis Martinage’s needs and circumstances especially for his jaw problems, for my brother Steve’s needs and circumstances, for my sister Sharon who needs a job that meets her financial circumstances, and for her family, JJ and Valarie, their needs and circumstances, and for my nephew Cody’s needs and circumstances and getting himself together, and for my own special intentions.

* Kate – Prayers for those dealing with covid and for the species of the Earth.

* Louis – Keep Joshua in your prayers since he hasn’t been able to be with us. Prayers that God watch over us as a church.

Closing Prayer:  Dear God in Heaven we are grateful for all the things you do for us. We are grateful for each other that as a church and as a body and as a family, that we care for each other, not only in word, but in deed, and that where there is need we not only pray, but are willing to step up and do our best to help others. We pray that you would give us the strength and resources to help those that need your help, all these requests that have been brought in whether physical, mental or spiritual, that not only will we trust in you, but we will do what we can to solve those problems and supply those needs. Bless us as a church and as individuals. Thank you for your love for us, and our love for each other. May we as your people share that love with those we know and be the people that we need to be. Strengthen us, help us to be faithful, and look to you as our loving God who will never leave us or forsake us. Bless us through the rest of the service and keep us in your care. In Christ’s name we pray. Amen.

REQUESTS AS OF 5/15/2022:

* Tami – Prayers for Lee who is having an upper GI soon, having trouble sleeping, and having trouble walking. Prayers for Shawn to have his son back in his life. Prayers for Torri. Prayers for the whole church. Thank you for all of you.

* Shawn – Prayers for world peace and harmony.

* Colleen – Thanks and praise for all of you for being here and for all that Louis does to keep this church going. Special prayers for Lisa whose condition is getting worse with constant agonizing pain. Prayers for my friend Sharon who is going through a lot in general and with her roommate. Prayers for my family in Houston, and for my health and everybody’s health.

* Rob – Prayers for everyone in our church community, their families, and friends. Prayers for peace on Earth and good will between all peoples. Prayers for our planet Earth and the species on it.

* Amy – Praise God for letting me come to church today. It has been a long time. Prayers for all the havoc that is being recked on people and finding a solution.

* Joel – Thanks that my health has been doing better, and that I’ve been getting out more which has helped with my emotions. Prayers for one of my best friends, Kurt, who is bicycling here from Maryland.

* Diane – Prayers for my sister and her family. Prayers for the whole world situation and Ukraine. Prayers for everyone who is having either emotional or physical difficulties. Prayers that Bob and I get some of our energy back. Bob is having some less pain since they realigned his leg but has felt sluggish and not sleeping well. Prayers that Bob continues to improve. He wants to come back to church but has been too tired. Praises that Amy is here at church. Prayers that everyone can get back to church again.

* Bill – I ask and I pray to the heavenly Father for the needs of the people of this MCC and of their families, relatives, and friends, and of the association of other MCC’s, and for our senior elderly and the people in misery, those in nursing homes, those who feel isolated and alone, and those in abusive situations that they be given peace of mind, and whether all these needs be spiritual, housing, job-wise, health-wise, financial, or otherwise. Prayers for Louis Martinage’s needs and circumstances, for my brother Steve’s needs and circumstances, for my sister Sharon and her family, JJ and Valarie, their needs and circumstances, and for my nephew Cody’s needs and circumstances and getting his life together, and for my own special intentions.

* Kate – Prayers for those dealing with covid and for the species of the Earth.

* Louis – Safety for Chuck and Tim who are coming this way and for Tim who has ALS. Remember those in the Ukraine and in Russia who are dealing with things out of their control. Prayers especially that the head of the Russian church who is currently supporting that war has a change of heart. Thank God for the beautiful weather, for bringing us all together, and for his love.

Closing Prayer:  Dear God in Heaven we are grateful for your love, love beyond our understanding, that you would die and give your life for us. May we give even a little bit of our lives that we may share this wonderful story, that we may love each other even when love is difficult, may we give everything we have to bring that love to his people and to show our love to you. Bless us all in our physical, emotional, and all our needs that we have brought here before you. May we number one trust that your love will get us through. Inevitably we deal with physical issues in our lives. Help us to hang on and to know that you love us, and that you will be there with us through the pain and get us through, that the light at the end of the tunnel is you – the light of the world. Bless us as we continue to worship. Open our minds to the truths in your word. May we each dedicate our lives to this great story that we have of God’s love for us, and Christ’s death and resurrection, and our salvation. In Christ’s name we pray. Amen.