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

Prayers and Praises

Let Us Pray:
God in Heaven, ever-living source of all that is good, keep me faithful in serving You. Help me to drink of Christ’s Truth, and fill my heart with His Love so that I may serve You in faith and love and reach eternal life. In the Sacrament of Holy Communion, You give me the joy of sharing Your Life. Keep me in Your presence. Let me never be separated from You and help me to do Your Will. 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: All those affected by or dealing with the fallout from COVID-19 worldwide.

PRAYERS FOR: Pastor Paul – To have the leak in the parsonage roof fixed.

PRAYERS FOR: Katrice – Sunday getting her second covid shot. She gets her living will and POA done.

PRAYERS FOR: Maimarie – Darrell and his spasm.

PRAYERS FOR: Maimarie – Her dog got Kennel cough from the dog that was treated for heart worms.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Maimarie – Her mom turned 88 saturday and we have a Zoom birthday call.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Maimarie – Her friend Sue, is fighting her second bout with ovarian cancer – she is responding VERY well.

PRAYERS FOR: James – His mother is more tired than usual. For is father to have the willpower to keep moving. That God will help him to come out of the closet. Prayers about getting the vaccine and which to get.

PRAISE GOD FOR: James – He spoke with Jonathan (a friend) – had covid, but appears to be back.

PRAYERS FOR: A cousin of James, had a massive stroke – is facing hospice.

PRAYERS FOR: Alyce – Continuing prayers that Sparky adjusts to his new home.

PRAYERS FOR: Alyce – My joints are stiff and I am seeing my rheumatologist on Wednesday – prayers we can get me so I am not as stiff.

PRAYERS FOR: Alyce – I can eliminate sugar from my diet again – it can make things worse and I LOVE chocolate.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Chad Vale – Tasha my Home Health Nurse is Watching with Me.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Chad Vale – A beautiful Morning in the Park.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Maimarie Parker Adair – Our foster pup, Willow, who is home after heart worm treatment.

PRAYERS FOR: Kristi Munsell-Reynolds – My mother needed another blood transfusion.

PRAYERS FOR: Mike Tamburrino – The contractors tomorrow that replace the roof on my house from previous storm damage.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Kristi Munsell-Reynolds – her sister in law, Joanne, is safely out of brain surgery.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Maimarie Parker Adair – This beautiful day!

PRAISE GOD FOR: Debby Pauley – Life is good!

PRAISE GOD FOR: Maimarie Parker Adair – Bible Study!

PRAYERS FOR: Pastor Paul – Guidance for when to restart Hygiene Kit Distribution.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Maimarie Parker Adair- – Darryl is okay after a trip to the ER with an esophageal spasm on Friday night.

PRAYERS FOR: Chad Vale – Also safe travels on April 15 to VA Hospital for MRI and for Positive Results.

PRAYERS FOR: Mike Tamburrino Pray for those that had damage during the recent tornados in Newnan and Peachtree City.

PRAYERS FOR: Pastor Paul – For my Mom who is having challenges with her foot. She has appointments with her eye doctor’s prayers they can come up with some solutions.

PRAISE GOD AND PRAYERS FOR: Dana – Jemel Townsend, his mother, and family. He recently received a kidney and pancreas transplant. Unfortunately, the pancreas did not take. Prayers for recovery and proper healing of the kidney, Safe travel for his wife and his mother, and blessings for the donor & their family.

PRAYERS FOR: Dana – Finally being scheduled for medical imaging but having to wait an additional 6 weeks from the 2nd Covid vaccination. Prayers for a problem free report.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Billy has a job.

PRAISE GOD FOR: A good Easter Sunrise Service in Candler Park.

PRAYERS FOR: Lance Helms – Cheryl and Rick Riley.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Being in the park today and into the future.

PRAYERS FOR: MaiMarie and Daryl’s cat Tram who is suffering a form of animal PTSD.

PRAYERS FOR: James Peake asking for continuing prayers for his parents and praising God they got their 2nd COVID-19 shot.

PRAISE GOD FOR: MaiMarie friend Sue with the cancer is doing VERY well with the emo treatments, numbers going in the right direction.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Chad Vale – Thank you God for our Church.

PRAYERS FOR: Kristi Munsell-Reynolds Pray for me as i struggle with personal issue.

PRAYERS FOR: Maimarie Parker Adair Praise for increased vaccination rates!

PRAYERS FOR: Chad Vale – Prayer for Peace in our land.

PRAISE GOD AND PRAYERS FOR: Mike Tamburrino – Those waiting to get vaccines and those who have gotten them already. Prayer for no issues.

PRAYERS FOR: Alyce Keener – Bess – is still recovering from an Auto accident in January, and Mark who was in a car accident recently. Both are dealing with back/nerve problems

PRAYERS FOR: Michael Horne – His injured hand developed an infection in the wound. Hopefully on the right track now

PRAYERS FOR: Anyone with allergies as we start our usual Yellow Season.

PRAISE GOD FOR: All those who watch GSCC on Sunday mornings.

PRAYERS FOR: First Christian Church as they continue their “soft” re-opening.

PRAISE GOD AND PRAYERS FOR: Our hygiene kit ministry; for the needed supplies; for the many hands who turn out to assemble and hand out the kits, and guidance for all our ministries.

PRAYERS FOR: Alyce Keener – Her brother, Herb Keener, for his eye to heal after eye surgery.

PRAISE GOD AND PRAYERS FOR: Dana –Her friend Tiffany, recovering from a stroke and having other medical issues. Recent tests showed good results.

PRAYERS FOR: Lance Helms – Health and healing for the mother of Allison Eichler.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Lance Helms – All the people who have overcome COVID.

PRAYERS FOR: Lance Helms – Health and healing for Jean Doster, Howard Sirota, and the father of Lee Esopakis.

PRAYERS FOR: Maimarie requesting prayers for sciatic nerve issues and back pain.

PRAYERS FOR: Cindy, their family and her brother Paul “Crockett” Skidmore, who the doctors found a tumor in his lung.

PRAISE GOD AND PRAYERS FOR: Especially now, please watch over and protect All those special people, and their families, who protect and care for us, … Doctors and Nurses, EMS, Firefighters, Police, Truck drivers, Warehouse and Stock Workers, and our military personnel worldwide.

PRAYERS FOR: Chad Vale – All Homeless People. Especially Homeless Veterans. For Without Veterans and ones That Died and were Disabled protecting everyone’s Rights like Religion, Voting. Well, All I can Say I thank God for lifting me up out of homelessness! Amen!

PRAYERS FOR: The physical and mental health of all the therapists and psychologists as they counsel all of us who are having trouble with the quarantine and loss of friends and family.

PRAISE GOD FOR: All those people doing the little things to help others in this difficult time.

PRAYERS FOR: Pastor Paul – Those programs struggling during the COVID-19 crisis – Meals on Wheels, Visiting Nurses, and similar.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Maimarie Parker Adair – Vicar Alyce and Bible Study!

PRAYERS FOR: Lee Curtis health issues around his heart.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Maimarie Parker Adair – Another year of this ministry.

PRAYERS FOR: Audrey Galex and her son Eyal Schechter. He has cancer.

PRAYERS FOR: Mike Tamburrino – Those battling COVID infections, and for their family and friends. We cannot get complacent. Pray for everyone else to be safe and not get infected. Wear masks and love everyone.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Maimarie Parker Adair – The people God brings into your life just when you need them, or when they need you, or both.

PRAYERS FOR: Kristi Munsell-Reynolds – Thy will be done. His Will not mine. Always my most important and most difficult.

PRAYERS FOR: Deb Pauley – Her Granddaughter Tam who is working at Gwinnett Medical Emergency room.

PRAYERS FOR: Pastor Paul – All those who are homeless.

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

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.

We continue to lift:
Pastor Paul and Bill, Vicar Alyce, Sarah T., Braden B., Wil, Bill B., Rick D., Lance H. Monica H., Robbin Brown, Jeanne J., Jessica B., Mason J., Teresa K., James L., Pastor Judy, Rich O., Chuck S., Susan S., Jeff Carroll, 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, The Norton Family, 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, Kris, Rich, Mike T., Mike D., and Dwight

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