Christ Church Schenectady Prayer Table Report, Saturday, November 24, 2012, 9:10 – 10:30 a.m. Louise Popa, Steve Evans and Jonathan and Torre Bissell on State St. and Candy Palumbo and Mark Pasko on Albany St. This was a day when both teams confronted raw, human need — people at the end of their rope. Cold and windy some flurries.
+–indicates received a wooden cross made by Dennis Adams of North Carolina
a–indicates anointed with Holy Water
H–indicates received a hat
G–indicates received gloves
S–indicates received a scarf
+ Sohan (young teenage boy) — He didn’t want prayer but asked for a cross: “Can I have a necklace?”
+a Eric (young man in his 20s) — He asked prayer for his mom +Tricia who lost her business. He impressed us as a good son who was thinking about his mom.
+a Noel (young man) — “A job!”
a Bill (regular) — We prayed for protection against seizures.
+a Nicky and +a Alicia (young women in their 20s) — “Jobs!”
Steve — We prayed for God’s blessing that he could start his own business.
Man across the street when we shouted to him and asked if we could pray for him said, “Sure!” We prayed for God’s provision for him.
+aGH Bible Musin (young man) — When we asked if he wanted prayer he said, “That’s why I was coming. I’m trying to find a job and a place to live.”
a Will (man) — We prayed for joy in his heart.
+Bible Haley (young woman) — She asked prayer for her best friend Sheryl who killed herself 3 years ago. She would have been 18 tomorrow.
a José (man) — He is going through tough times. We prayed for God’s assurance that God was with him.
+aGS Shawn, Holly, and baby — He said he was used to going through tough times but “I’ve lost everything, my 40-hour a week job and everything. They were looking for a place to live. We were reminded of Joseph and Mary looking for a place to stay.
+a Ryan — He asked prayer that he would stay in the drug addiction program he is in.
+Kelly (mom) and +Joseph (teenage son) — They asked prayer for Kelly’s son +Alex who is in the Middle East.
+Kelly (man) — “A better life.”
+Halina (diabetic woman) — “Health and a job.”
+ Anthony and Thomas — “Daily provisions.”
+G Christopher — Knee, provisions for the day, addiction.
+GS Man who was walking by prayed for us and a prayer of thanksgiving for everyone. We prayed for his daily needs — what a blessing.
Gwen (she walked by) — Prayed for her daily needs.
G Andrew — Daily needs.
Maurice — Walking by — prayed for daily needs.