The Commission On A Way Forward holds its first in person meeting today-Thursday in Atlanta. Commission members include our own Pat Miller and Tom Lambrecht of Good News.
Our Illinois Great Rivers Conference is called to pray this week, based on this prayer calendar.
Troy UMC Sanctuary will be open for prayer tomorrow, Wednesday, January 25 from 5:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Please pray for:
1) The Holy Spirit to be completely in control of this process.
2) Participants to have discernment and wisdom, health and focus.
3) Please pray this meeting will build a strong foundation and relationships that will set the tone for their work together. Pray that they see the image of God in one another.
4) Pray for God to use them to find a way out of the loop of ongoing conflict that honors Scripture and cares for individuals and the local churches that minister to them.
5) Pray Scripture. Here are some suggestions:
6) Sign up to receive updates for prayer here.
7) Pray for commission members by name. Here is the list:
USA, Florida, elder, male
USA, California, elder, male
Jacques Umembudi Akasa
Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, laity, male
USA, Virginia, elder, male
USA, Illinois, laity, male
Philippines, elder, female
Europe, Switzerland, laity, male
Philippines, bishop, male
USA, California, bishop, male
Aka Dago-Akribi Hortense
Africa, Côte d’Ivoire, laity, female
USA, New York, laity, male
USA, Kentucky, elder, female
USA, Texas, elder, male
MyungRae Kim Lee
USA, New York, laity, female
Julie Hager Love
USA, Kentucky, deacon, female
Africa, Zimbabwe, laity, female
USA, Indiana, laity, female
Mande Guy Muyombo
Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, elder, male
Africa, Zimbabwe, bishop, male
USA, Minnesota, laity, male
Casey Langley Orr
USA, Texas, deacon, female
USA, Ohio, bishop, male
USA, Oregon, elder, female
USA, Pennsylvania, elder, male
USA, Texas, bishop, male
Jasmine Rose Smothers
USA, Georgia, elder, female
USA, Texas, laity, female
USA, Alabama, bishop, female
Europe, Germany, bishop, female
USA, Florida, laity, female
John Wesley Yohanna
Africa, Nigeria, bishop, male
Alfiado S. Zunguza
Africa, Mozambique, elder, male
Sandra Steiner Ball
USA, West Virginia, bishop, female
USA, Florida, bishop, male
Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, bishop, male