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

Prayers and Praises

Let Us Pray
Oh God, enlighten my mind with truth;
inflame my heart with love;
inspire my will with courage;
enrich my life with service.
Pardon what I have been;
sanctify what I am; order what I shall be
and thine shall be the glory
and mine the eternal salvation
through Jesus Christ my Lord.

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.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Alyce – Her nephew graduating from Georgia Tech.

PRAYERS FOR: Alyce – Having cataract surgery in December.

PRAYERS FOR: Alyce – Having a stye removed.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Lance – His condo is sold.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Lance – His health is good.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Lance – Safe trips to Madison and Kentucky recently.

PRAYERS FOR: Pastor Paul – All those people who were not able to come to church today.

PRAYERS FOR: Pastor Paul – Travel Mercies for Pastor James and his family.

PRAYERS FOR: Pastor Paul – Dana

PRAYERS FOR: Pastor Paul – Rev. Kent’s new treatment.

PRAYERS FOR: Alyce – Adjusting to medication.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Pastor Paul – Everyone at PRIDE.

PRAISE GOD AND PRAYERS FOR: Rev. Guy Kent for his continuing battle against cancer. The type cancer he has is genetic and there is a pill to stop it. His medical insurance approved the medication and Emory Group is paying his co-pay.

PRAYERS FOR: James – Strength to take care of his mother and a positive recovery for her from the first surgery.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Billy – Has full time employment.

PRAYERS FOR: Matthew – Asking for God to open a way for him to come to church on Sunday.

PRAYERS FOR: Calvin – Healing for his back.

PRAYERS FOR: That we can work with insurance companies to lower costs.

PRAYERS FOR: Dana – The office printer and phone system to work correctly.

PRAYERS FOR – Mason who is stressed out

PRAYERS FOR: Deb – Healing and comfort for a friend who is in pain following surgery.

PRAYERS FOR: Alyce – Her health. Need to exercise regularly.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Katrice – Found a car thanks to sister.

PRAYERS FOR: Katrice – Co-workers dealing with difficulties.

PRAYERS FOR: Pastor Paul – A High School classmates health issues.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Pastor Paul – FCCD is officially an Open And Affirming church within UCC.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Pastor James is still cancer free.

PRAISE GOD AND PRAYERS FOR: James – His father is walking and still recovering.

PRAYERS FOR: Alyce – Paul M, who is unemployed and has not been back to church.

PRAYERS FOR: Dwight – Searching for housing.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Pastor Paul – Our church.

PRAYERS FOR: People to stop their political divisiveness.

PRAYERS FOR: Calvin – Dealing with his probation officer.

PRAYERS FOR: Pastor Paul – Deacon Candidate Matthew’s father is still recovering after a second mild heart attack and the replacement of his stent.

PRAYERS FOR: – The Atlanta homeless who are being targeted by the city as a source of income from fines and parole.

PRAYERS FOR: – Mike – A friend who is in a nursing home.

PRAYERS FOR: Katrice – Immigrant families. and that Congress be guided by God in their decisions and actions.

PRAYERS FOR – Dana – Strength and comfort for Melanie, diagnosed with cancer, and that the doctors may successfully treat her.

PRAYERS FOR: Pastor Paul – Healing for Rev. Judy.

PRAYERS FOR: Nita Carson – For her daughter, Kira, as she undergoes chemo.

PRAYERS FOR: James – Racism, militarism, poverty.

PRAYERS FOR: Pastor Paul – The church staff.

PRAYERS FOR: Pastor Paul – That God may guide our nation’s leaders.

PRAISE GOD AND PRAYERS FOR: Pastor Paul – Relief for Amanda in her care center.

PRAISE GOD AND PRAYERS FOR: To continue to receive needed hygiene kit supplies, and guidance for our ministries.

PRAYERS FOR: Our Church finances.

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.

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.

PRAYERS FOR: Anyone afraid to go to church.

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

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

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

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

We continue to lift up:
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.

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