Christ Church Schenectady Prayer Table Report

April 21, 2012

Christ Church Schenectady Prayer Table Report, Saturday, April 21, 2012, 9:25 – 10:35 a.m. Moriah Jones and Torre Bissell on State St. and Carol Baum and Mark Pasko on Albany St.

+–indicates received a wooden cross made by Dennis Adams of North Carolina

State St.

Kayla (young woman) — “I don’t know how to pray. I’m on my way towork.”

Bill (regular) — We prayed for protection from seizures and for companionship.

+Tristan (young boy) — At first his mother said that they were all right and didn’t need prayer. Then Tristan asked for a cross and his mother said that it would cost money and I said, “No, it is free.” We gave Tristan a cross and prayed that he would grow up into the man God wanted him to be.

+Henry (young man) and his mom — We prayed that he would grow up into the man God wanted him to be.

+Paula and Debra (regulars) — We prayed for them and their children and grandchildren. They were helping over at Friendship House across the street where Friendship Baptist Church was handing out free clothing.

+Mike — He gave his burdens to Jesus and accepted His help in carrying them.

+Ed

+James (regular) — He buried his mom in March (“She was a full Christian.”). He asked prayer for his ex-wife Karen who has medical problems.

++Tim — He asked prayer for his whole family and specifically that his son +Andrew would have help in playing baseball. He took 2 crosses to pas on to others.

+Vanette — After we started to pray for her she started to cry. She gave er sins to Jesus and accepted his forgiveness.

+Jerome — He asked prayer for peace in his family, his job, and his team.

+Crystal — “For my mom Brenda who is coming out of surgery.”

+Phillip — We prayed that he would share Jesus with others.

William — We gave thanks that Iri and Jallah returned safely from Georgia.

+Jeannette

+Dawn — “Good health.”

Albany St.

Jeremiah — walking to work.

Mahir — “To go to heaven.”

Nathan — Blessing to keep straight and safe.

Nahquin — Do better in school.

Tasha — Quit smoking and strength to guide her family.

Carmichael — Family safety

Nasjeriah — General prayer.

Billy (man) — Going to work.

Rose — Health (lung and leg problems)

Neiro — For family.

Omari — To be Godly.

DayshoneBaby coming.

MelodieBaby

Sierra — Godly life.

Glen (man walking by)


Exodus 17:8-16

April 21, 2012

Now Amalek came and fought with Israel in Rephidim.9And Moses said to Joshua, “Choose us some men and go out, fight with Amalek. Tomorrow I will stand on the top of the hill with the rod of God in my hand.” So Joshua did as Moses said to him, and fought with Amalek. And Moses, Aaron, and Hur went up to the top of the hill. And so it was, when Moses held up his hand, that Israel prevailed; and when he let down his hand, Amalek prevailed. (Exodus 17:8-11)
      Lord, there are many who contend with us and who strive against your church and your people. The battle goes this way and that.

But Moses’ hands became heavy; so they took a stone and put it under him, and he sat on it. And Aaron and Hur supported his hands, one on one side, and the other on the other side; and his hands were steady until the going down of the sun. So Joshua defeated Amalek and his people with the edge of the sword. (Exodus 17:12-13)
      Holy Spirit, raise up Aarons and Hurs to support by prayer and encouragement our bishops, priests, deacons and lay leaders. Hold up the hands of
            Bill Love
            Dan Herzog
            David Ball
            David Bena
            Harold Miller
            Mike Chapman
            Mark Lawrence
            And others.
      So that your people will win the victory.

Then the Lord said to Moses, “Write this for a memorial in the book and recount it in the hearing of Joshua, that I will utterly blot out the remembrance of Amalek from under heaven.” (Exodus 17:14)
      Father, help us remember all those times you have defended us and given us the victory. It was not because of our goodness, but because of your great love for us.

And Moses built an altar and called its name, The-Lord-Is-My-Banner; (Exodus 17:15)
      Jesus, you are our banner, help us to hold high your cross of victory over sin and death.

for he said, “Because the Lord has sworn: the Lord will have war with Amalek from generation to generation.” (Exodus 17:16)
      LORD, your judgments are righteous and true: give us hearts to accept your word and your will for us. Thank you.

Saturday: 20, 21:1-7(8-14) * 110:1-5(6-7), 116, 117; Exod. 17:1-16: 1 Pet. 4:7-19: John 16:16-33
Sunday: 148, 149, 150 * 114, 115; Exod. 18:1-12: 1 John 2:7-17: Mark 16:9-20
HC: 98 or 98:1-5; Acts 4:5-12 or Micah 4:1-5; 1 John 1:1-2:2 or Acts 4:5-12; Luke 24:36b-48

      Notes from the Front Line

***** Start now reading and reflecting on the lessons for next Sunday so that you can receive all that God has for you (Psalm 98 or 98:1-5; Acts 4:5-12 or Micah 4:1-5; 1 John 1:1-2:2 or Acts 4:5-12; Luke 24:36b-48 ).

***** Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2012
From: Nigel Mumford
Subject: Daily Quote
      It was the theologian Karl Barth who said, “Laughter is the closest thing to the grace of God.”

***** Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2012
From: Susan Plaske
Subject: Prayer table report Cathedral of All Saints Wed. April 18, 2012 Windy, Sunny and cool. Beth Collum, Dcn. Susan and Tricia McCrossan
++ man going in to noon Eucharist asked for crosses to give away.
Dave – that he and Janette will have a safe travel for their upcoming vacation
+Jonathan – Stressed Out!! Prayer for him to know that God is with him and for family to draw together through tough times.
+++Lola -prayed for her day at work
Kathy& Jeana – prayers for Jeana to enjoy her life and healing for her Dad, Kathy for thankfulness.
Prayer Table Report for the Cathedral Wed. April 11, 2012 Sunny and Cool, Beth Collum and Dcn Susan, Hilda Harday and Patricia McCrossan
Dave -continued healing for Bonnie
Grace – Louise doing better from cancer, keep praying for her healing and that she will gain weight.
Hilda Mananger Helen’s father in hospital with congestive heart failure bing discharged this day. Prayer’s for God’s healing grace.
Many people walked by and declined prayer , many said they do their own praying.
We are here as God’s witnesses of his Love in the community. Prayer is a gift God has given for all to partake in.
The Prayer of Faith John 5
      13 Is any among you afflicted? let him pray. Is any merry? let him sing psalms.
      14 Is any sick among you? let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord:
      15 And the prayer of faith shall save the sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if he have committed sins, they shall be forgiven him.
      16 Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.

Albany Intercessor


Easter Quotes: The real-world ramifications of the Easter message

April 21, 2012

… the Easter message is so much more than sunny weather, pretty new clothes, colored eggs, and chocolate bunnies. On the contrary, it’s a message of hope with real-world ramifications. And it has the power to change lives and inspire courage and heroism in the face of suffering and tyranny.

from a recent blog entry “The Easter Message and Christian Hope” at Creedal Christian – read the whole entry.


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