A Prayer Litany for those in Hurricane Irma’s path

September 5, 2017

Hurricane Irma is currently a CATASTROPHIC Category 5 storm with 185 mph winds, and threatening to make a direct hit on many of the islands in the Caribbean tonight / Wed a.m., including Barbuda and Anguilla and others further north & west.

Barbuda

Projected track of Irma in relation to Barbuda and Anguilla (using Storm Carib’s Closest Point of Approach tool)

 

Here is a prayer we have posted often at Lent & Beyond in the past.  May the Lord lead all in the storm’s path to places of safe shelter!

L: Lord, have mercy.
C: Lord, have mercy.

L: Christ, have mercy.
C: Christ, have mercy.

L: Lord, have mercy.
C: Lord, have mercy.

L: In the face of peril and apprehension, let us pray to the Lord.
C: Lord, have mercy.

L: In the face of mighty winds, thunderous sounds, strong rains, and surging waves, let us pray to the Lord.
C: Lord, have mercy.

L: In the face of complete uncertainty, as well as concern for our loved ones, here or elsewhere, let us pray to the Lord.
C: Lord, have mercy.

L: In the face of our own vulnerable mortality, let us pray to the Lord.
C: Lord, have mercy.

L: For the strength that God alone can give us, let us pray to the Lord.
C: Lord, have mercy.

L: For all that it takes to keep our children calm and safe, let us pray to the Lord.
C: Lord, have mercy.

L: For faith that can move mountains and remove all fear, let us pray to the Lord.
C: Lord, have mercy.

L: For trust in God’s loving presence in our midst, even at this very hour, let us pray to the Lord.
C: Lord, have mercy.

L: For trust that in life and in death, God will not abandon us, let us pray to the Lord.
C: Lord, have mercy.

L: Almighty God, we poor creatures place our lives into your hands that you might protect and guide us according to your will; Lord, in your mercy,
C: Hear, our prayer.

L: Do not hold our sins against us, but remember us in our faith and love for you; Lord, in your mercy,
C: Hear, our prayer.

L: Be our light in the darkness, our hope in the storm, our peace in the chaos, our trust in the unknown; Lord, in your mercy,
C: Hear, our prayer.

L: Mighty are your works, O Lord, and mighty is your saving hand.
Turn your ear to our petitions and supplications; Lord, in your mercy,
C: Hear, our prayer.

L: God of heaven and earth, God who carries our lives and the lives of our whole community in your hands, be with is in the peril of this day/night. Help us to release our anxieties and fears into those same caring hands, knowing in faith that your will for us is life and everlasting good. Send your holy angels to watch over us and guard us. May they spread their holy wings to give us shelter against the storm. For you alone, O God, are all good, all life, all love, and that love is for us; through Jesus Christ our Lord.

C: Amen

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A modified version of the final section of the Litany, suitable to be prayed as a stand-alone collect:

God of heaven and earth, God who carries our lives and the lives of [all in Irma’s path] in your hands, be with all those in peril this day/night. Help them to release their anxieties and fears into your caring hands, knowing in faith that your will for us is life and everlasting good. Send your holy angels to watch over them and guard them. May your angels spread their holy wings to give all in danger shelter against the storm. For you alone, O God, are all good, all life, all love, and that love is for us; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

 


Centenary of Planned Parenthood

October 16, 2016

From Breitbart: Planned Parenthood was founded 100 years ago today.

Matthew 25:40 (AMP)
The King will answer and say to them, ‘I assure you and most solemnly say to you, to the extent that you did it for one of these brothers of Mine, even the least of them, you did it for Me.’

O Father,
Tens of millions of lives destroyed. Tens of millions of lives created in Your image.
We are an iniquitous nation. Have mercy.


From the Lectionary for 2016 02 15

February 15, 2016

Mark 1:1 (NKJV)
The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.
      Holy Spirit, help me begin each day with the Good News of Jesus Christ.

Mark 1:8 (NKJV)
“I indeed baptized you with water, but He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit.”
      Jesus, please baptize me afresh with your Holy Spirit.

1 Corinthians 1:1 (NKJV)
Paul, called to be an apostle of Jesus Christ through the will of God, and Sosthenes our brother,
      Jesus, help us answer your call as Paul did.

1 Corinthians 1:18 (NKJV)
For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.
      Father, help me embrace the cross of your son Jesus.

Genesis 37:11 (NKJV)
And his brothers envied him, but his father kept the matter in mind.
      Holy Spirit, please help me keep in mind as Jacob and Mary did what you have said and done.

Psalm 44:26 (NKJV)
Arise for our help, and redeem us for Your mercies’ sake.
      I look to you for help, redemption and mercy. Thank you.

Word: You are in my care.

A word received (10/8/06): Keep asking for eyes to see.

A word received (10/9/06): I Am calling my church back to me. I Am calling my bride to me. Pray for listening ears. Pray for this day by day.

A word received (11/9/06): Listen, listen my people for my word to you. Listen as you read scripture. Listen, listen to what I Am saying to you.

Albany Intercessor


From the Lectionary for 2016 02 11

February 11, 2016

John 17:9 (NKJV)
I pray for them. I do not pray for the world but for those whom You have given Me, for they are Yours.
      Jesus, thank you for claiming me as your own.

John 17:17 (NKJV)
Sanctify them by Your truth. Your word is truth.
      Holy Spirit, make me holy by your word of truth.

Philippians 3:12 (NKJV)
Not that I have already attained, or am already perfected; but I press on, that I may lay hold of that for which Christ Jesus has also laid hold of me.
      Father, help me press on as Paul did.

Habakkuk 3:2 (NKJV)
O LORD, I have heard your speech and was afraid; O LORD, revive Your work in the midst of the years! In the midst of the years make it known; in wrath remember mercy.
      Revive your people, LORD.

Habakkuk 3:17-18 (NKJV)
Though the fig tree may not blossom, nor fruit be on the vines; though the labor of the olive may fail, and the fields yield no food; though the flock may be cut off from the fold, and there be no herd in the stalls — yet I will rejoice in the LORD, I will joy in the God of my salvation.
      Father, help me joy in you no matter what happens.

Psalm 37:24-25 (NKJV)
Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down; for the LORD upholds him with His hand. I have been young, and now am old; yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his descendants begging bread.
      Jesus, you have held me and blessed my children.

Psalm 37:40 (NKJV)
And the LORD shall help them and deliver them; He shall deliver them from the wicked, and save them, because they trust in Him.
      LORD, I trust in you and your saving work in my life. Thank you.

Word: I AM your blessing and your eternal reward.

Albany Intercessor


From the Lectionary for 2016 02 01

February 1, 2016

John 6:29 (NKJV)
Jesus answered and said to them, “This is the work of God, that you believe in Him whom He sent.”
      Jesus, help me do the work of God by believing you and believing in you.

John 6:35 (NKJV)
And Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life. He who comes to Me shall never hunger, and he who believes in Me shall never thirst. “
      Holy Spirit, help me feed on Jesus.

Hebrews 11:1 (NKJV)
Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.
      Father, help me live a life of hope and faith.

Psalm 65:3 (NKJV)
Iniquities prevail against me; As for our transgressions, You will provide atonement for them.
      Jesus, thank you for providing the atonement for my iniquities.

Psalm 65:13 (NKJV)
The pastures are clothed with flocks; The valleys also are covered with grain; They shout for joy, they also sing.
      LORD, clothe our land with your bounty and help us rejoice in your goodness.

Word: Let me be your guide today.

I had a wonderful weekend visit with my brother Bret and his family in New Haven, CT. Our son Brett and his wife Sandra came over from Stamford. It was a great time. The cat was glad to see me back and almost immediately led me to the bag of Kitty Treats.

Albany Intercessor


From the Lectionary for 2016 01 29

January 29, 2016

John 6:5-7 (NKJV)
Then Jesus lifted up His eyes, and seeing a great multitude coming toward Him, He said to Philip, “Where shall we buy bread, that these may eat?” But this He said to test him, for He Himself knew what He would do. Philip answered Him, “Two hundred denarii worth of bread is not sufficient for them, that every one of them may have a little.”
      Thank you, Jesus, that my resources are inadequate for the task at hand and I will have to look to you to provide.

John 6:11 (NKJV)
And Jesus took the loaves, and when He had given thanks He distributed them to the disciples, and the disciples to those sitting down; and likewise of the fish, as much as they wanted.
      Jesus, thank you that I get to be in the supply chain of your work and ministry.

Hebrews 10:17 (NKJV)
then He adds, “Their sins and their lawless deeds I will remember no more.”
      Father, thank you that my sins are covered by the blood of Jesus and that you remember them no more.

Hebrews 10:23 (NKJV)
Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful.
      Holy Spirit, help me hold fast to my confession of faith.

Psalm 51:3 (NKJV)
For I acknowledge my transgressions, and my sin is always before me.
      Holy Spirit, help me acknowledge my transgressions to you.

Psalm 51:10 (NKJV)
Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.
      Bring me to lasting renewal, Jesus.

Psalm 51:17 (NKJV)
The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit, a broken and a contrite heart — these, O God, You will not despise.
      Jesus, give me a broken and contrite heart.

Word: I will comfort you in your day of sorrow.

Schenectady City Mission prayer table, Chuck Rinaldo and Torre Bissell, 1/28/16
Ted (volunteer) — That he can live independently, help with his walking and ofr his son and granddaughter Camille.
Charlie (volunteer) — For healing of the palsy in his right arm.
Tony (volunteer) — Blessing
Jordan (staff) — He feels good and has recovered from the 5th chemo treatment. Prayed that he will regain weight he has lost and for energy.
+ Elaine (volunteer) — A friend died that morning. Prayed for peace and comfort and the hope of the resurrection. Elaine is now 4 years cancer free.
Devon (man) — Blessing
Chuck (volunteer) — his sister Fran had an MRI at the end of the 2nd round of chemo, hasn’t heard the results yet. Going on a Mediterranean cruise with her husband. Prayed for protection, sight seeing and enjoyment.
+ Josh (young man) — He is about to start basic training in the Army. Prayed for protection and strength.
Dan (staff) — We prayed for his daughters Julia, Summer, and Shannon.
+ Robert (man) — He asked prayers for a friend named Florence who is in recovery from crack.
+ Priest (man) — He is homeless. Prayed that he will get his life back together.

Albany Intercessor


From the Lectionary for 2016 01 22

January 22, 2016

John 4:23-24 (NKJV)
“But the hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth; for the Father is seeking such to worship Him. 2God is Spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth.”
      Father, please help me worship you in spirit and in truth.

John 4:26 (NKJV)
Jesus said to her, “I who speak to you am He.”
      Jesus, help me know and acknowledge who you are.

Genesis 12:1-3 (NKJV)
Now the LORD had said to Abram: “Get out of your country, from your family and from your father’s house, to a land that I will show you. I will make you a great nation; I will bless you and make your name great; and you shall be a blessing. I will bless those who bless you, and I will curse him who curses you; and in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed.”
      Holy Spirit, help me enter into the blessing you have given Abraham. Help me leave behind anything that hinders that call of yours.

Psalm 34:8 (NKJV)
Oh, taste and see that the LORD is good; blessed is the man who trusts in Him!
      “It doesn’t matter how much water flows over us; if we don’t open our mouths to reeive it, we will have gained nothing.” Jean in a Cursillo talk 12-6-97

Word: Open your mouth and receive what I have for you.

Albany Intercessor


From the Lectionary for 2016 01 20

January 20, 2016

John 4:10 (NKJV)
Jesus answered and said to her, “If you knew the gift of God, and who it is who says to you, ‘Give Me a drink,’ you would have asked Him, and He would have given you living water.”
      Jesus, help me know the “gift of God” and who you are and the “living water” you promise.

John 4:12-14 (NKJV)
Are You greater than our father Jacob, who gave us the well, and drank from it himself, as well as his sons and his livestock?” Jesus answered and said to her, “Whoever drinks of this water will thirst again, but whoever drinks of the water that I shall give him will never thirst. But the water that I shall give him will become in him a fountain of water springing up into everlasting life.”
      Well up, O Fountain, and bring me to everlasting life.

Hebrews 6:18 (NKJV)
that by two immutable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we might have strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold of the hope set before us.
      Jesus, I ask for the consolation that comes from fleeing to you, and to lay hold of the hope set before me.

Hebrews 6:19 (NKJV)
This hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and steadfast, and which enters the Presence behind the veil,
      Holy Spirit, anchor my soul with hope in Jesus.

Genesis 11:7 (NKJV)
Come, let Us go down and there confuse their language, that they may not understand one another’s speech.”
      Father, thank you for confusing us in our folly in thinking we could reach heaven without your help.

Word: Look to me for direction and hope.

Albany Intercessor


From the Lectionary for 2016 01 19

January 19, 2016

John 3:16 (NKJV)
“For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.”
      Father, plead help me share with others how much you love them.

John 3:17 (NKJV)
“For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved.”
      Holy Spirit, help me share a message of salvation and not condemnation.

John 3:21 (NKJV)
“But he who does the truth comes to the light, that his deeds may be clearly seen, that they have been done in God.”
      Jesus, help me expose my deeds to the light of the gospel.

Hebrews 5:8 (NKJV)
though He was a Son, yet He learned obedience by the things which He suffered.
      Father, help me learn obedience.

Genesis 9:13 (NKJV)
“I set My rainbow in the cloud, and it shall be for the sign of the covenant between Me and the earth.”
      Father, thank you for the signs of your covenant love for us.

Word: You are in my care — trust me for each day’s bread.

Schenectady City Mission, Prayer Table, January 14, 2016, Chuck Rinaldo and Torre Bissell

Charlie (volunteer) — Palsy in right arm
+ Andrew — For steadiness in the program
Ted (volunteer) — To be able to continue to live independently and for Camille who had a panic attack
Jordan (staff) — That he will regain weight and his body cleansed of all cancer
Dan (staff) — For the graduates of the Freedom Academy that they will give a good testimony, and for his daughters Julia and Summer
Helen (volunteer) — For strength and blessing
Davon — for steadiness and provision
Chuck — For Teresa who had a tooth extraction and bone graft (much pain)
Matt — He gave thanks for last weeks provision from God and prayed for this weeks help

Albany Intercessor


From the Lectionary for 2016 01 15

January 15, 2016

John 2:1-2 (NKJV)
On the third day there was a wedding in Cana of Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there. Now both Jesus and His disciples were invited to the wedding.
      Holy Spirit, help us invite Jesus and his disciples into our weddings and marriages.

John 2:10 (NKJV)
And he said to him, “Every man at the beginning sets out the good wine, and when the guests have well drunk, then the inferior. You have kept the good wine until now!”
      Jesus, help us expect that you will do more in our marriages at the end than at the beginning.

Genesis 6:8 (NKJV)
But Noah found grace in the eyes of the LORD.
      LORD, help us find grace in your eyes.

Psalm 22:8 (NKJV)
“He trusted in the LORD, let Him rescue Him; let Him deliver Him, since He delights in Him!”
      Jesus, I trust in you to deliver me.

Psalm 22:19 (NKJV)
But You, O LORD, do not be far from Me; O My Strength, hasten to help Me!
      Lord, I look to you for strength and help.

Word: Look to me for help and strength.
      

Albany Intercessor


From the Lectionary for 2016 01 14

January 14, 2016

John 1:43 (NKJV)
The following day Jesus wanted to go to Galilee, and He found Philip and said to him, “Follow Me.”
      Jesus, please help me hear your “Follow me.”

John 1:45 (NKJV)
Philip found Nathanael and said to him, “We have found Him of whom Moses in the law, and also the prophets, wrote–Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph.”
      Holy Spirit, help us share what we have found in Jesus.

John 1:47-48 (NKJV)
Jesus saw Nathanael coming toward Him, and said of him, “Behold, an Israelite indeed, in whom is no deceit!” Nathanael said to Him, “How do You know me?” Jesus answered and said to him, “Before Philip called you, when you were under the fig tree, I saw you.”
      Jesus, you know us better than we know ourselves. Speak your truth into our lives.

Hebrews 3:11 (NKJV)
“So I swore in My wrath, ‘They shall not enter My rest.’ ”
      Father, please help me find my rest in you.

Genesis 4:26 (NKJV)
And as for Seth, to him also a son was born; and he named him Enosh. Then men began to call on the name of the LORD.
      LORD, help me join with those who call upon your name.

Psalm 18:23 (NKJV)
I was also blameless before Him, and I kept myself from my iniquity.
      Jesus, I am blameless only because of your cross, blood and resurrection. Keep me from my iniquity.

Psalm 18:28 (NKJV)
For You will light my lamp; the LORD my God will enlighten my darkness.
      Jesus, be my light in the darkness.

Psalm 18:36 (NKJV)
You enlarged my path under me, so my feet did not slip.
      Lord, keep my feet from slipping. Thank you.

Word: I AM with you in all your troubles and burdens.
      Thank you.

Albany Intercessor


From the Lectionary for 2016 01 13

January 13, 2016

John 1:29 (NKJV)
The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, “Behold! The Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!”
      Jesus, thank you for taking away my sin.

John 1:39 (NKJV)
He said to them, “Come and see.” They came and saw where He was staying, and remained with Him that day (now it was about the tenth hour).
      Holy Spirit, help me answer Jesus’ invitation to “Come and see.”

Hebrews 2:18 (NKJV)
For in that He Himself has suffered, being tempted, He is able to aid those who are tempted.
      Jesus, thank you for helping us when we are tempted.

Genesis 4:7 (NKJV)
If you do well, will you not be accepted? And if you do not do well, sin lies at the door. And its desire is for you, but you should rule over it.”
      Father, please help me rule over the sin which stalks me.

Psalm 12:1-2 (NKJV)
Help, LORD, for the godly man ceases! For the faithful disappear from among the sons of men. They speak idly everyone with his neighbor; with flattering lips and a double heart they speak.
      LORD, transform the political campaign and rhetoric.

Psalm 12:6 (NKJV)
The words of the LORD are pure words, like silver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven times.
      LORD, purify my words.

Psalm 14:4 (NKJV)
Have all the workers of iniquity no knowledge, who eat up my people as they eat bread, and do not call on the LORD?
      Holy Spirit, move the hearts of the rich and powerful in the land who eat up your people like bread.

Word: Pray that my people will place their confidence and hope in me and not in lotteries.

Albany Intercessor


From the Lectionary for 2016 01 12

January 12, 2016

John 15:1-2 (NKJV)
“I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser. Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit He prunes, that it may bear more fruit.”
      Father, prune away every unfruitful branch in my life.

John 15:4 (NKJV)
“Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in Me.”
      Jesus, help me abide in you.

John 15:7 (NKJV)
“If you abide in Me, and My words abide in you, you will ask what you desire, and it shall be done for you.”
      Holy Spirit, let Jesus’ words abide in me.

John 15:10 (NKJV)
“If you keep My commandments, you will abide in My love, just as I have kept My Father’s commandments and abide in His love.”
      Jesus, please help me keep your commandments.

John 15:12 (NKJV)
“This is My commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.”
      Jesus, help us love one another as you and the Father and the Holy Spirit love one another.

Galatians 3:28 (NKJV)
There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus.
      Father, thank you for adopting me. Help all my children and theirs enter into this adoption.

Isaiah 61:1-3 (NKJV)
“The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon Me, because the LORD has anointed Me To preach good tidings to the poor; He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those who are bound; to proclaim the acceptable year of the LORD, and the day of vengeance of our god; to comfort all who mourn, to console those who mourn in Zion, to give them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they may be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, that He may be glorified.”
      Holy Spirit, help me to be a disciple of Jesus and do the works he has done.

Isaiah 61:4 (NKJV)
And they shall rebuild the old ruins, they shall raise up the former desolations, and they shall repair the ruined cities, the desolations of many generations.
      Lord, repair this city.

Word: Pray for my righteousness in your city government.

Albany Intercessor


From the Lectionary for 2016 01 11

January 11, 2016

John 1:1 (NKJV)
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
      Father, help me make all of my beginnings in Jesus, the Word.

Genesis 2:3 (NKJV)
Then God blessed the seventh day and sanctified it, because in it He rested from all His work which God had created and made.
      Father, help me enter into the rest and blessing of the seventh day.

Genesis 2:7 (NKJV)
And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living being.
      LORD God, breathe new life into me and into your church.

Genesis 2:15 (NKJV)
Then the LORD God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to tend and keep it.
      Holy Spirit, help me discern and do the work you have set for me to do.

Psalm 4:5 (NKJV)
Offer the sacrifices of righteousness, and put your trust in the LORD.
      Jesus, please help me daily trust in you. I pray for your “Peace, be still” to calm the storms in my life.

Word: Look to me with hope and expectation.


From the Lectionary for 2016 01 10

January 10, 2016

Luke 3:16 (NKJV)
John answered, saying to all, “I indeed baptize you with water; but One mightier than I is coming, whose sandal strap I am not worthy to loose. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.
      Jesus, baptize me anew with your Holy Spirit and fire.

Acts 10:34-35 (NKJV)
Then Peter opened his mouth and said: “In truth I perceive that God shows no partiality. But in every nation whoever fears Him and works righteousness is accepted by Him.
      LORD, we live in a time when showing partiality is “the name of the game.” Have mercy on us and lead us into works of righteousness so that we may be acceptable to you.

Isaiah 42:1 (NKJV)
“Behold! My Servant whom I uphold, My Elect One in whom My soul delights! I have put My Spirit upon Him; He will bring forth justice to the Gentiles.
      Jesus, bring forth justice in our land.

Isaiah 42:6 (NKJV)
“I, the LORD, have called You in righteousness, and will hold Your hand; I will keep You and give You as a covenant to the people, as a light to the Gentiles,”
      Jesus, hold my hand and lead me.

Isaiah 42:7 (NKJV)
“To open blind eyes, to bring out prisoners from the prison, those who sit in darkness from the prison house.”
      Lord, give sight to the blind (both physically and spiritually blind) and lead prisoners forth to freedom in you.

Psalm 89:1 (NKJV)
I will sing of the mercies of the LORD forever; With my mouth will I make known Your faithfulness to all generations.
      Father, please help me sing of your mercies and make known your faithfulness.

Psalm 89:9 (NKJV)
You rule the raging of the sea; when its waves rise, You still them.
      Jesus, speak your words, “Peace, be still,” to the raging seas around us.

Psalm 89:15 (NKJV)
Blessed are the people who know the joyful sound! They walk, O LORD, in the light of Your countenance.
      Holy Spirit, help me know the joyful sound and walk in the light of Jesus’ countenance.

Word: Walk in my ways.

***** Christ Church Schenectady prayer table, January 9, 2016
+–indicates received a wooden cross made by Dennis Adams of North Carolina
w–indicates received hat and/or cloves
199–“199 Promises of God”, a small paperback with encouraging quotes from the Bible
B–indicates received a Bible

w Shata (woman) — prayers for her pneumonia
+ Ryan (man) — for my father
+ 199 w Antonette (woman) — my health
Chuck — for the women’s retreat
+ w Tamira and + son
+ w Sean (man) — shelter and provision
w Scott (young man) — to be safe and warm
The Bus Driver — slowed, honked, and waved to us.
++++ 199 w B John and Rosa (young couple)

I have handed over the prayer table ministry on Saturday mornings to Deacon Larry Hubert who originally started it at Christ Church. At 77 I did not feel up to sitting out in the cold and snow for another winter. I will continue doing the Schenectady City Mission prayer table on Thursdays (which is inside). Also, I want to visit my family more.

Albany Intercessor


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