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

Prayers and Praises

Let Us Pray:
ALMIGHTY God, from whom all thoughts of truth and peace proceed: we pray thee, restore in the hearts of all persons the true love of peace, and guide us away from the anger, and judgmental retribution that have filled the lands. Help us return thy pure and peaceable wisdom to those who counsel the nations of the earth; that in tranquility thy kingdom may go forward till the earth be filled with the knowledge of thy love; through Jesus Christ our Lord. 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: Mike Tamburrino – If you know anyone that is a keyboard player, we need live music for our service. We have a keyboard for anyone to use.

PRAISE GOD FOR: The 25th Anniversary of Whosoever!

PRAYERS FOR: All those affected by or dealing with the fallout from COVID-19 worldwide.

PRAYERS FOR: Betty Couvertier who was involved in a traffic accident and is in rehab with both arms and legs broken. Prayers for a quick and complete recovery.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Katrice – Life.

PRAYERS FOR: Mike Tamburrino – Our month of Gay Pride, Remembrance, and Love.

PRAYERS FOR: The Dillon Booth family.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Darryl and MaiMarie’s 13th Anniversary.

PRAYERS FOR: Ilona Mercure – Our country and all the mass shootings.

PRAYERS FOR: The beautiful flowers.

PRAYERS FOR: Chad Vale – Enroute to See my Cardiologist at The VA Hosp tomorrow. Thank You All.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Debby Pauley – Good Morning from Panama AND thank God for another beautiful day.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Katrice BLove – I woke up this morning feeling truly blessed and filled with joy.

PRAYERS FOR: Mike Tamburrino – The 49 souls lost five years ago at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando. Pray for the survivors, their families, and the first responders on that horrible night.

PRAYERS FOR: Kristi Munsell-Reynolds- -Dear friends going through a difficult time.

PRAYERS FOR: Katrice BLove – Hope that the G7 Summit was more productive and we start healing the earth and slow global warming.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Mike Tamburrino – Congratulations to James Peake on his glorious baptism today! Bless James on his journey with God.

PRAYERS FOR: Vicar Alyce continuing recovery.

PRAYERS FOR: Pastor Paul’s Mom.

PRAYERS FOR: Pastor James while he is on Sabbatical, Pastor Paul is on stand by for emergency pastoral needs for First Christian Church of Decatur.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Billy has a job.

PRAYERS FOR: Mike Tamburrino – Prayers again for the people in India. I have many coworkers that have families in India impacted.

PRAYERS FOR: Maimarie Parker Adair – Prayer for Darryl as he has more tests to determine the cause of his esophageal spasms. Thank you!

PRAISE GOD FOR: Maimarie Parker Adair – Bible Study and Alyce’s leadership! Looking forward to our next study in September!

PRAYERS FOR: Alyce’s arthritis.

PRAISE GOD AND PRAYERS FOR: Maimarie Parker Adair – All the 2021 graduates including my nephew, Caden, And prayers for their futures.

PRAYERS FOR: Continued healing of the burns on Pastor’s sister, Lisa LeMaster’s foot, after a full pot of boiling water poured onto her foot. She sustained 2nd and 3rd degree burns. Prayers for healing, pain to be tolerable, and full recovery.

PRAYERS FOR: Kristi Munsell-Reynolds – People to be more forgiving and accepting of others.

PRAYERS FOR: Kristi Munsell-Reynolds – Her 91 year old mother, needing blood transfusions every couple of weeks.

PRAYERS FOR: Mike Tamburrino – Share the love by being fair and being merciful.

PRAYERS FOR: Maimarie Parker Adair – All those struggling with feeling overwhelmed.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Maimarie Parker Adair – Friends who reflect God’s love and perfect timing.

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.

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

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

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.

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 have lost 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 – Another year of this ministry.

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: 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

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