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

Prayers and Praises

Let Us Pray:
God in Heaven, overseer of all, establish Your sovereignty on the university campuses of the world. Draw young men and women into a relationship with Your Son, Jesus, and direct their ways by the power of Your Holy Spirit. Call them to a deeper service and love of others. Guide and protect the ways of Your labourers in the harvest on all campuses. May these witnesses continue to reach out and transform, by Your power, the lives of students on campus. We ask this in Your holy Name. 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: Dana – To still the violence on the campuses and the streets of the world.

PRAYERS FOR: Our pastor, damaged by a tipped ball. May he not injure himself further with the crutches.

PRAYERS FOR: The people who have been affected by the hurricanes and the workers repairing the damage.

PRAYERS FOR: Billy needs a job for the future.

PRAYERS FOR: James – Health improvement.

PRAYERS FOR: Pastor Paul & Billy’s future.

PRAYERS FOR: John who is having ear surgery Thursday.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Katrice – Has found a new residence.

PRAYERS FOR: Lance – Health.

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

PRAISE GOD FOR: Our health.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Alyce passed her kidney stone before her trip.

PRAYERS FOR: Alyce – To watch over and comfort her as she travels to her stepmother’s funeral.

PRAYERS FOR: Peace on Earth, especially in Korea.

PRAYERS FOR: Peace on the streets of USA.

PRAYERS FOR: Matthew to find a part time job to supplement the one he has.

PRAYERS FOR: Brandon – Prospects of a better job.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Daphne Reiley – Felix’s continued success at school and for God’s voice in her life.

PRAYERS FOR: Sandra Brundage – To minimize her back pain, especially at night.

PRAYERS FOR: Lynn and Joona Trapp – For their families who are mostly in the Houston area.

PRAYERS FOR: The family of William Brown, who passed away unexpectedly.

PRAYERS FOR: Lilly Delk lifts up her friend Betty Jean.

PRAISE GOD AND PRAYERS FOR: Lily Delk is recovering at home.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Brandon & James – Still have jobs.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Billy still has a job for now, although he will be working every other Sunday.

PRAYERS FOR: A friend of Katy’s who has multiple family problems.

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: Anyone afraid to go to church.

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

PRAYERS FOR: Billy needs a job for the future.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Billy still has a job for now, although he will be working every other Sunday.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Branden – Health.

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

PRAYERS FOR: Church finances.

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

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

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

PRAISE GOD AND PRAYERS FOR: Danl Giles and Wiley Harris for the strength to show God’s love. Asking for prayers to guide us to a way to rebuild energy after Wiley’s back treatment.

PRAYERS FOR: Dwight – Disability decision.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Family and loved ones.

PRAYERS FOR: James – Health improvement.


PRAYERS FOR: Mary Frances Early – Comfort for her friend, Joanne Lincoln, who was in a car accident and who is recovering at home from a fractured vertebrae

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

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

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: Paul – His wife, Jennifer.

PRAYERS FOR: Paul – That his VA Disability payments come thru soon.

PRAYERS FOR: Paul – That our country stay safe with all the problems in the world, especially N.Korea, Syria, Russia, and China.

PRAYERS FOR: Quinn Stevenson – For grace and clarity in the face of adversity and for deep listening and respect as we face difficult and sometimes violent discourse in our national dialog.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Quinn Stevenson – Prayers of gratitude for the continued loving support in the community of “radical welcome” at FCCD.

PRAYERS FOR: That everyone here have their prayers answered.

PRAYERS FOR: The Decatur Makers Space community as they mourn the sudden loss of Larry Phillips.

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

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

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

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

PRAISE GOD FOR: Wendy Wyche, who is no longer wheelchair bound and is walking on her own.

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.