Christ Church Schenectady Prayer Table Report

March 30, 2013

Christ Church Schenectady Prayer Table Report, Saturday, Saturday, March 30, 2013, 9:15 – 10:30 a.m. Torre Bissell from Christ Church Schenectady, Jonathan Bissell from the The Bridge Church in New York City, and Mark Pasko from St. Michael’s Colonie. The weather was lovely, but there was a quality of “life in the raw” to many of the prayer requests.

+–indicates received a wooden cross made by Dennis Adams of North Carolina
a–indicates was anointed with Holy Water

State St.

Mahendra (teenage boy, regular) — He asked prayer for his family.

+a Ocya (19 year olf woman living in a shelter, her mother is a crackhead, her aunt is dead) — “No one cares about me.” (We were really touched by her.)

a Debra (regular) — We prayed a blessing on her prayers and for her daughter Latina to repent of her abuse of Debra.

+John — He wants a “nice prayer.”

+Onika (woman) — “For everything.”

a Jason (regular) — He asked prayer for Lisa and for her sister who is sick in the hospital.

+Alima — She asked prayer for health and a job.

Lisa (she came across the street following a cell-phone call from Jason) — We prayed for a release from her alcoholism (she said she could only go 15 to 30 minutes without a drink). She started cursing at people who wouldn’t stop for prayer (it was quite a scene).

+Ed — He asked prayer for health and for his family.

+Mike (regular) — He asked prayer to shake a cold.

Connie — She asked prayer for her daughter Christina who has given her baby up for adoption. She said Christina tried to overdose.

+a John — He asked prayer for his son Paul (age 17) who has chosen bad friends.

+Joe — He asked prayer for liver problems (cirrhosis).

+James — He asked prayer for his family and how to be God’s man. Torre asked him if he had ever given his life to Jesus. He said once but had backslidden. Torre led him in recommitting his life to Jesus and accepting forgiveness of his sins.

+Thomas — “My street name is ‘Magic’.” He wanted prayer for a job. “My heart is with Jesus.”

Dan — We prayed for his wife Louise and for his sons Matt and Joe.

Steve — We prayed for a blessing on his business.

+Bill (man carrying a heavy box on his shoulder) — We prayed that he would only carry a “day’s share” of problems.

++a Paula (regular) — We prayed for the various members of her family, especially for Tremel her son that he would marry the girl he has gotten pregnant, for Ikay and Tiffany and their daughter Bella, and for Paula’s husband John that he would not trip or fall.

+Sabrina — Her mother, Ruth, had heart surgery and her cousin’s friend’s brother just died.. We prayed for assurance and hope of the resurrection this Easter.


Job 14:7-10

March 30, 2013

“For there is hope for a tree, if it is cut down, that it will sprout again, and that its tender shoots will not cease. Though its root may grow old in the earth, and its stump may die in the ground, yet at the scent of water it will bud And bring forth branches like a plant.” (Job 14:7-9)
      Lord Jesus, we live in the hope that you will bring new life to us and to your church.

“But man dies and is laid away; indeed he breathes his last and where is he?” (Job 14:10)
      “I know that my redeemer lives, and he shall stand at last on the earth; and after my skin is destroyed, this I know, that in my flesh I shall see God, whom I shall see for myself, and my eyes shall behold, and not as a stranger. How my heart yearns within me!” (Job 19:25-27)

A word received: Keep turning to me; keep turning to the cross.

Holy Saturday; 95** & 88; *; 27: Job 19:21-27a; Heb. 4:1-16**; Rom. 8:1-11***
Holy Saturday: 130 31:1-5; Job 14:1-1; 1 Peter 4:1-8; Matthew 27:57-66 or John 19:38-42
      * For the Invitatory; ** Intended for use in the morning; ***; Intended for use in the evening
Easter Day: 148, 149, 150; *; 113, 114, or 118; Exod. 12:1-14**; –;; John 1:1-18**; Isa. 51:9-11***; Luke 24:13-35, or John 20:19-23***
Easter Day
The Great Vigil: See pages 288-291.
Early Service      Use one of the Old Testament Lessons from the Vigil with 114; Romans 6:3-11; Matthew 28:1-10
Principal Service: 118:14-29 or 118:14-17,22-24; Acts 10:34-43 or Isaiah 51:9-11; Colossians 3:1-4 or Acts 10:34-43; Luke 24:1-10
Evening Service: 114 or 136 or 118:14-17,22-24; Acts 5:29a,30-32 or Daniel 12:1-3; 1 Corinthians 5:6b-8 or Acts 5:29a,30-32; Luke 24:13-35Holy Saturday; 95** & 88; *; 27: Job 19:21-27a; Heb. 4:1-16**; Rom. 8:1-11***

      Notes from the Front Line

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From: joann E ferris
Sent: Friday, March 29, 2013
Subject: Prayer Table report–Zion , Colton, Cold Brook Drive , south Colton 10am to 11:30 am, Joann E. Ferris, low 40’s, cloudy,some sprinkles, some sun –birds are singing in tree tops.

Louise—no thank you

Mary — no thanks –just stopped to see if I was OK.

Neighbor boy—in the Marines –running —that the Lord would protect him as he serves his country.

Our rural delivery man –safety as he delivers mail.

A man who drove by waving and smiling—protection as he goes about his daily routine.

Albany Intercessor


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