Rev. Paul M. Turner, Founding and Senior Pastor, Gentle Spirit Christian Church

Prayers and Praises

Let Us Pray:
May we go in peace, with God and with his other children, and may we love one another as Christ taught us. May we follow the example of good folks of old, and may God comfort and help me and all who believe in Him, both in this world and in the world which is to come. Amen.

PRAYERS FOR: At 12 noon each Friday: about bringing justice, fairness and acceptance for our LGBT brothers and sisters. We are asking you to pray for equality before the law everyone and equal protection and treatment for all of God’s children.

PRAYERS FOR: Deb – Who is working.

PRAYERS FOR: Genesie returning to school.

PRAYERS FOR: Matthew, who is traveling.

PRAISE GOD FOR – Pastor Paul – Donel doing Live Tithes Ministry.

PRAYERS FOR: Pastor Paul – President Carter who fainted while working on another Habitat For Humanity house.

PRAYERS FOR: Pastor Paul – Compassion and comfort for the family and friends, and team mates of Joseph Bradford, who passed away.

PRAYERS FOR: Paul M. – Employment.

PRAYERS FOR: James – Christian journey.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Dwight – He has a therapist.

PRAYERS FOR: Paul M. – Christian journey.

PRAISE GOD AND PRAYERS FOR: Dana – Relief from migraine headache.

PRAYERS FOR: Polly’s continued recovery.

PRAISE GOD AND PRAYERS FOR: Finding Housing for a homeless mother with 3 children.

PRAISE GOD FOR: An extra dose of patience for our pastor.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Deb – Genesie not injured in car accident.

PRAYERS FOR: Deb – For Genesie to find new transportation.

PRAYERS FOR: Chuck – Help with continued vascular problems in his feet and legs.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Pastor Paul – The watermelon.

PRAYERS FOR: Quinn Stevenson – Travel mercies for all those who are on the road.

PRAYERS FOR: Becky Kidd as she recovers from a fall that fractured her knee.

PRAYERS FOR: Rose Syzmanski for health and well being for her mother, Alda Gaines, as she transitions to life at Phillips Tower.

PRAYERS FOR: Wendy Wyche who is wheelchair bound for 6-8 weeks and may require surgery after an accident.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Billy has a job.

PRAYERS FOR: The family and friends of the NY City police officer who was assassinated.

PRAYERS FOR: The families and friends of the military aircrew lost in the crash in Mississippi.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Danny L – This Church

PRAISE GOD FOR: James – Health and employment.

PRAYERS FOR: To continue to receive needed supplies and guidance for the hygiene kit ministry.

PRAYERS FOR: Becky Kidd as she recovers from a fall that fractured her knee.

PRAYERS FOR: Sandra Brundage for healing in her feet and legs.

PRAYERS FOR: Rhonda Lederer for recovery from shoulder surgery.

PRAYERS FOR: Lance – His Godparents.

PRAISE GOD AND PRAYERS FOR: Pastor Paul’s mother recovering from surgery.

PRAISE GOD AND PRAYERS FOR: Pastor Paul – Rev Guy Kent beating cancer.

PRIASE GOD FOR: Darnell – Has secured new housing.

PRAYERS FOR: Katrice – Employment challenges.

PRAYERS FOR: Katrice – Decision making.

PRAYERS FOR: Lymon – Employment challenges to be resolved.

PRAYERS FOR: All those affected by terror attacks across the globe; Comfort for the families and friends of those lost; and comfort and healing for those injured and their families.

PRAISE GOD AND PRAYERS FOR: Alyce – Her step-sister, Arlene, is still tolerating her chemo treatment well.

PRAYERS FOR: Pastor Paul – To open the minds of those who only find reasons to come to church when they are in crisis.

PRAYERS FOR: Dwight – His eyesight.

PRAYERS FOR: The families and friends of the USS Fitzgerald sailors who died or were injured in the ship collision.

PRAYERS FOR: The families and friends of those who died in the the London High Rise fire. Shelter and care for those who were made homeless.

PRAYERS FOR: Continuing prayers of comfort, and strength for Pastor Judy.

PRAYERS FOR: Physical and spiritual transition to a new way of being for Rev. Adei Grenpastures.

PRAISE GOD AND PRAYERS FOR: All those who protect and care for us … Police, EMS,
Firefighters, Doctors and Nurses, Ministers, and our Military Service personnel worldwide.

PRAYERS FOR: Dana – Continued prayers for Susan R’s double vision to be cured.

PRAYERS FOR: Pastor Paul – People with and looking for jobs, not to have to work Sundays.

PRAYERS FOR: Those in the transgender community facing prejudice, joblessness, and homelessness.

PRAYERS FOR: Church finances.

PRAYERS FOR: Anyone afraid to go to church.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Quinn Stevenson – The lovely spirit flowing through FCCD and the wonderful presence of Amanda Tatlock (FCCD seminary intern).

PRAISES AND PRAYERS FOR: Lance – His friend who has been battling cancer for the last year is now cancer free and he finished his bachelors degree.

PRAYERS FOR: Lance – Comfort for the friends and family, and healing for the Senators shot on the baseball field.

PRAYERS FOR: Katrice – Family friend battling cancer.

PRAYERS FOR: Katrice – Friends struggling with addictions.

PRAYERS FOR: James – Strength and courage.

PRAYERS FOR: Mary Frances Early asking for peace among all the people throughout the world.

PRAYERS FOR: Quinn Stevenson – That we See each other and Meet each other in compassionate listening; and that we respect the power of our words, both kind and harsh, to change lives for the better or not.

PRAYERS FOR: An end to the violence in the streets.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Pastor Paul – That everyone can work their own relationship with God


PRAYERS FOR: Comfort and healing for Amanda and guidance for her medical staff.

PRAYERS FOR: The health care system to realize the need and provide mental health assistance.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Family and loved ones.

PRAYERS FOR: Those battling HIV / AIDS, Cancer, depression, or alcohol and drug addiction.

Pastor Paul and Bill, Vicar Alyce, Sarah T., Braden B., Wil, Bill B., Rick D., Lance H. Monica H., Jeanne J., Jessica B., Mason J., Teresa K., James L., Pastor Judy, Rich O., Chuck S., Susan S., Laury T., Lee Ann, Zan T., Elizabeth H., Dana O., Thomas B., Tim, Ricky, David, Tony, David, Ed, Maria, Jenny, Julius, Travis, Rickey, Justin, Darlene, Alex, Colin, John, Tyler, Daniel, Gregg and Calvin, Dusty, Kenneth, Ernst, Luke, Willie, Genasie, Debby, Emanuel, Parker, Matthew and Prince, Jeff H, Robert K, James, Pastor James. Pastor Kent.

An independent, affirming and progressive church serving metro Atlanta. We are open, positive and inclusive.