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 12/4/2022:

REQUESTS AS OF 11/27/2022:

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

* Tami – Prayers for my friend Tory who had a double seizure at church today and who is in the emergency room right now. Prayers for Kate. Prayers for Lee with her amputated toe. Prayers for MCC Pittsburgh and its growth.

* Lee – Prayers for Tami’s back and leg, which are bothering her.

* Vince – Prayers for our church family, especially Kate. Prayers for the people in the bar in Colorado where the shooting took place. 

* Diane – Prayers for Kate, the Earth, and everyone in it. Prayers for all the species going extinct and climate change. Prayers for my sister and her family and Genesis and his young son. Praises for the weather and that Amy finally got her clothes, and for Louis, Bill, and Rob for everything they do helping with the church. Prayers for Colleen and all the things she is going through right now.

* Amy – Prayers for those still suffering from Covid and for a solution that allows us to live with fewer restrictions. Prayers for my family.

* 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 and suffering, 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 and especially housing, for my sister Sharon and her family JJ and Valarie and their needs and circumstances and better positive direction, and for my nephew Cody and his needs and circumstances and for a better positive direction, and for my own special intentions.

* Louis – Prayers for Dan and his physical needs and for his mother. Thank God for answering some prayers of mine. Prayers for each one of us and our church.

Closing Prayer:  Dear God in Heaven we have much to be thankful for, not only this Thanksgiving week, but throughout our lives, from the moment we are born till we are laid to rest. We have the assurance of your love and care, and the assurance of the care of this family, this church that you have given us. Thank you for each individual, their faithfulness, their dedication to you, and their love. May we continue on this path toward you and to loving each other, and guide us, give us strength, and give us health and to all those that need your touch, may you give healing, all those that need support, whether spiritual, mental, or emotional, that you will be with them, and all those that we know, not only give us the hope that we need, but also the faith to trust in you that you are a loving God and nothing in Heaven or Earth can remove us from your love. Now bless us as we continue to worship in this Christmas season where we may one more time realize how much we have to be thankful for in the birth of our savior, in whose name we pray. Amen.

REQUESTS AS OF 11/20/2022:

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

* Tami – Prayers for Lee’s amputated toe. Prayers for my neighbors. Prayers for everyone for Thanksgiving. Prayers for the Hughey family who lost a family member.

* Lee – Prayers for Tami’s back and leg, which are bothering her.

* Dan – Prayers for my mother who was put in hospice care. Prayers for my brother and my son. Prayers for my own health also.

* Bob – Prayers for Diane’s shoulder and hand, which are still bothering her.

* Vince – Prayers for our church family. Prayers for our neighbors because we don’t know if our community is going to be closed. Prayers for all the travelers and the employees that have to deal with those travelers.

* Donna – Prayers for our church family. Prayers for everyone’s health. Prayers for a safe Thanksgiving for everyone.

* Colleen – Praises and thanks to Louis for everyone he does to keep this church going, and thanks to Rob for everything he does to keep the Zoom going. Thanks, and praise that the orchid that Dan gave me is doing well. I’m grateful for my church community and all they do for me. Prayers that my sister loosens the grip on my money.

* Kate – Prayers for people all around the world for Covid and all the flus and viruses which have caused death, suffering, and mourning. May people be safe from illness. May God slow down climate change so we can understand how to take care of it. Prayers for the species that are leaving the planet, that we may figure out how to take care of them so they can stay.

* Diane – Prayers for everyone in our church community and for the weather. Prayers for Amy who doesn’t have any winter clothes and hasn’t felt that well. Prayers for all my families. Prayers for Bob, who will push himself and then not have any energy. Prayers for myself that they can fix my shoulder that is very painful and broken finger. Praises that Anita came with me today.

* 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 and suffering, 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 and who needs housing as he is currently homeless, for my sister Sharon and her family JJ and Valarie and their needs and circumstances, and for my nephew Cody and his needs and circumstances, and for my own special intentions, especially my apartment.

* Louis – Praises for what may be a record attendance in church today.

Closing Prayer:  Dear God in Heaven we have this perfect relationship – your love for us and our dependence on you. We pray that you will consider our requests, that you will heal where healing is needed, forgive where forgiveness is needed. We have the assurance that you give us what we need in each other, in your love, and regardless of what the need is you supply. Please help those that need your touch, many of us do. Keep us going that we may serve you and each other. Thank you for each individual that is part of this church, and for their dedication to you. Guide each of us along the path that you have laid out. Give us strength to go around the obstacles. Give us hope where we have lost our way. Give us direction where we need it. In all things we will serve you. As Christ gave himself for us, may we continue to give ourselves to each other and to this world that needs your love and ours. In Christ’s name we pray. Amen.

REQUESTS AS OF 11/13/2022:

* Rob – Prayers for Fred, who was a regular attendee at MCC a while back and who has asked for our prayers. Prayers for everyone in our church community, their families, and friends and pets. Prayers for peace on Earth and goodwill between all peoples. Prayers for the situation in the Ukraine.  Prayers for our planet Earth and the species on it.

* Tami – Prayers for Lee, and Lilly in her endeavors. Prayers for Colleen and that her friends stand up for her and help her out. Prayers for MCC and all we do at MCC, and that our numbers increase.

* Colleen – Praise and thanks to Louis for everything he does for the church. Prayers for myself to get help with depression. Prayers that my sister becomes less controlling.

* Bob – Prayers for my friend in Butler who wasn’t feeling up to par with the weather yesterday. Prayers for Diane who hurt herself when she fell about a week ago, and prayers for her motivation.

* 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 and suffering, 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 and housing and that he finds help with the situation he is currently in, for my sister Sharon and the abusive situation she is in, for JJ and Valarie and their needs and circumstances, and for my nephew Cody and his needs and circumstances, and for my own special intentions.

* Louis – Keep Amy in your prayers who was hoping to be with us. Prayers for Vince who was supposed to be with us, but came down with flu symptoms. Prayers for safety for my sister who went to the shore for a long weekend.

Closing Prayer:  Dear God in Heaven how grateful we are for the privilege we have of bringing our prayers before you and let us also bring our praises for we are indeed a blessed people. You have given us life and supplied our needs, given us love, and given us each other to depend on and to support. We pray that you hear our prayers, that we bring them in faithfulness, and in trust of you, knowing that nothing can remove us from your love, absolutely nothing can remove us from your love, that you care for us, supply our needs and give us just what we need. Now bless us and continue to be with us as we worship. May your word open our eyes and help us to understand your love and our responsibilities for what you have done for us. In Christ’s name we pray. Amen.

REQUESTS AS OF 11/06/2022:

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REQUESTS AS OF 10/302022:

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

* Tami – Prayers for Lala, our daughter, who is having surgery on her knees. Prayers that Lee heals from her surgery. Prayers for our church.

* Colleen – Thank God for everyone and everything. Thank God for the birth of Tami, Lee, and Russ and all of us. May everyone have a happy birthday. Prayers for my sleep which is giving me problems due to one of the meds I’m taking which is making me itchy at night. Prayers for my restless leg syndrome which I can’t take the meds for because they interfere with other meds I’m taking. Prayers for Louis and everyone who is keeping this church going. Prayers for Lisa whose meds are not working and is still in a lot of pain.

* Diane – Prayers for my sister and her family, for the woman who was helping us and having problems with her alcoholic husband, for the woman currently helping us that she work out better, for the situations in Europe where there is unrest and pollution, and for our church which has done myself a lot of good personally.

* Kate – Prayers for the world with the situation with Covid-19, for the suffering it has caused, for the deaths it has caused, and for the loss of loved ones. May we get through this.  It seems like some of the viruses are getting less potent, and people will be safe and there will be a resolution to it. Prayers to God to slow down climate change. It is a very serious issue, and we need all the help we can get with it. Thanks to all the people of the congregation for their kindness and love. Prayers for the species of the Earth that they stay with us.

* Bill – I pray for the people who were involved in the stampede in Soul and their families. 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 and suffering, 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 and housing that he finally finds himself contently situated, for my sister Sharon, JJ and Valarie and their needs and circumstances and housing, and for my nephew Cody and his needs and circumstances and for more positive changes in his life, and for my own special intentions. Chris is thankful for our prayers and her leg is getting better.

* Louis – Keep Amy in your prayers who was hoping to be with us, but woke up this morning and was very tired. Keep Dan in our prayers, as well as everyone else in our congregation.

Closing Prayer:  Dear God in Heaven we are grateful for the assurance that you care for us, that you know the best path, and as we keep on that path, and though we may not know all the ways you will take us, we can trust you to know the path. Help us and give us strength through difficulties be they spiritual or mental, help us to depend on you and put our lives in your hands. Help us to learn what is important in life. We think that money and our jobs are important, but what is important is love, your love for us, and our love for each other. Help us as we continue to worship that we may serve you, that we may know your will, and know your guidance. As individuals, as a church body, and as part of the body of Christ that we will do what we can to bring your love to this world. In Christ’s name we pray.

REQUESTS AS OF 10/23/2022:

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