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

Prayers and Praises

Let Us Pray:
On this Transgender Day of Remembrance, we remember those who have been murdered for being who they are, those who face violence on a daily basis, those who have lost loved ones, and those who worry for loved ones.          By Sunshine Jeremiah Wolfe

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: Those in the transgender community who have been murdered, or who feeling alone and worthless have taken their own lives, and for their families and friends.

PRAYERS FOR: Chuck who is in the hospital diagnosed with Pancreatitis and to guide the doctors treating him.

PRAYERS FOR: President Jimmy Carter, who has undergone surgery to relieve pressure on his brain. Prayers that he recovers and continues to show what true giving means.

PRAYERS FOR: Our Transgender Day of Remembrance service November 17.

PRAYERS FOR: Dwight – Needs an apartment.

PRAYERS FOR: Calvin – Encouragement and strength as he goes thru a difficult time.

PRAYERS FOR: The 2019 Transgender Day Of Remembrance touches hearts and minds to stop the unnecessary loss of life.

PRAYERS FOR: Katrice – Needs her phone to work.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Katrice – Quit her job and signed up for CNA training.

PRAYERS FOR: PK to pass the citizenship test this week.

PRAYERS FOR: That homeless shelters will open.

PRAYERS FOR: Still having problems finding a place to live and need it soon.

PRAYERS FOR: Pastor Paul – The FCCD Christmas Tree Sale.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Dan – Back to full time work.

PRAYERS FOR: Katrice – For a friend in the hospital.

PRAYERS FOR: Brian Johnson.

PRAYERS FOR: James – For his parents and especially his mother’s issues.

PRAYERS FOR: Pastor Paul – Dana.

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 FOR: Billy – Has work!

PRAISE GOD FOR: Debby – Got a new car.

PRAYERS FOR: Debbie – Her upcoming medical appointment & easing of her back pain.

PRAYERS FOR: Debbie – Jose Sandvoll’s recovery.

PRAYERS FOR: Dan C – Repairs needed on his car.

PRAYERS FOR: Dan C – His health issues.

PRAYERS FOR: Mike – Help getting the transmission in his car fixed.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Mike – He was able to get a rental car quickly so he can keep working for Uber.

PRAYERS FOR: Pastor Paul – The family and friends of Tyrone Russell, of the Atlanta Show Stoppers Softball Team who was murdered in his apartment.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Fall has come.

PRAYERS FOR: Recovery from the tornadoes in Dallas, TX.

PRAYERS FOR: James – Coworker Jeff has been diagnosed with brain cancer.

PRAISE GOD AND PRAYERS FOR: Dana’s Ex, Linda, Katy’s mom, who has been moved to rehabilitation to recover from a stroke.

PRAISE GOD FOR: This Church.

PRAYERS FOR: Chris – His upcoming tests.

PRAYERS FOR: Alyce – The family on the death of her cousin.

PRAISE GOD FOR: First Christian Church of Decatur’s booth at PRIDE.

PRAYERS FOR: People rejected for being different.

PRAISE GOD AND PRAYERS FOR: Pastor Paul – Guy Kent, who although he is now cancer free is having to deal with the challenges of living.

PRAYERS FOR: Alyce – Her arthritis will calm down.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Those who came out and helped with repairs at the retreat grounds.

PRAYERS FOR: The family and friends of Carolyn Raye who passed on.

PRAISE GOD FOR: That everyone who wants to work, has work.

PRAYERS FOR: Rich – Healing for his coworker Byron’s aunt, who had open heart surgery due to blood clots.

PRAYERS FOR: Rich – For our nation to find better ways to handle violence.

PRAYERS FOR: Pastor Paul – Those who’ve recently lost someone.

PRAYERS FOR: The leaders of our nation.

PRAYERS FOR: James – That the attacking at the government level will stop. Pray for peace.

PRAYERS FOR: Pastor Paul – The situation at the southern border and for the division in our nation.

PRAYERS FOR: Mike D – The situation with thousands of migrant children being held in internment camps under inhumane conditions.

PRAISE GOD FOR: Pastor Paul – Pastor Judy has also been pronounced cancer free.

PRAYERS FOR: Vicar Alyce – Her cousin, June, being told she has breast cancer.

PRAYERS FOR: Deb – A coworker needing cardiac surgery and her mother who had a stroke.

PRAYERS FOR: Alyce – Her sister in law’s daughter, Janet, who has throat cancer.

PRAYERS FOR: The United Methodist Church and the people in it.

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

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

PRAYERS FOR: Mike T – Those who have been lost to and those living with HIV/AIDS, and an end to the complacency.

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

PRAYERS FOR: Pastor Paul – Our church, its finances, & the church staff.

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: 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 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.