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Prayer Calendar for February 2019

01 Pray for all clergy spouses, especially those attending the Clergy Spouse Retreat in Iron Mountain today through February 3.
02 Pray for pastors who celebrate birthdays this month: Bob Langseth (2/03), Doug Norquist (2/10), Craig Mansur (2/12), Doug Schoen (2/14), and Don Ludemann (2/14).
03 As so many feast on this Super Bowl Sunday, pray that we will all be generous in our giving for Souper Bowl offerings and our support of local, national, and global hunger programs.
04 Pray for all our African American brothers and sisters as they celebrate their heritage during African American History Month. 
05 On this Chinese New Year’s Day, we pray for the Christian Church in China and all Christians throughout the world.
06 Pray for the members of Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, Rohrersville, MD; Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, Frederick, MD; Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, Keymar, MD; and Myersville Parish, Myersville, MD.
07 Pray for pastors who celebrate the anniversary of their ordination this monthKenneth Ranos (2/9), Steven Solberg (2/12), and Chrys Hendrick (2/14).
08 Pray for church musicians, choirs, worship committees, and leaders as they make plans for the Season of Lent and prepare for Holy Week and Easter.
09 Pray for the poor in our neighborhoods and communities – those who shiver in the cold outside because they are homeless or inside because they cannot afford to heat their homes, those who have to choose between food and medication, those who make terrible choices between necessities because they cannot afford all that they need.
10 Pray for all the Rostered Leaders in our Synod, especially those attending the Theological Leaders Event in Marquette today and tomorrow, and for the Rev. Dr. Craig Nessan as he travels to be with these leaders.
11 Pray for homeless shelters and food pantries as they care for those in need.
12 Pray for all who participate in text studies as they preach the Good News in congregations, schools, care facilities, and other settings around our Synod.
13 Pray for pastors who celebrate birthdays this month: Jim Wendt (2/15), Andrew Plocher (2/17), Les Niemi (2/25), and Wally Leno (2/27).
14 On this Valentine’s Day, pray for all couples that their love will grow, pray also for those who are lonely, alone, and/or missing loved ones that they will find comfort and companionship.
15 Pray for all those families and individuals dealing with any of the various types of mental illness.  Pray also that all levels of government will provide resources to keep patients safe and provide effective treatment for them.
16 Pray for Mission Interpreters throughout our Synod and those who are being trained today at Zion Lutheran, Manistique.
17 For all those families and children who are not getting enough to eat.  Raise up congregations and local programs to help them understand proper nutrition and provide them with nutritious meals.
18 On this President’s Day, pray for our current president Donald Trump – that he will lead our nation with compassion for all and work for equity and justice in our nation and in our world.
19 Pray for all our ELCA Seminaries and for all the seminary students.  This month we lift up in prayer Bill Wendorf from our synod.
20 On this World Day for Social Justice, pray for all who have suffered injustice and oppression due to their identity, pray also for all who are advocates for those who have suffered at the hands of others and for those who work to change our social systems and government programs.
21 Pray for the members of New Hope Lutheran Church, Columbia, MD; New Light Lutheran Church, Baltimore, MD; Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Glen Burnie, MD; and Our Saviour Lutheran Church, Baltimore, MD.
22 Pray for the members ofMtoni Lutheran Church, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and their NGLS mission partner Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Marquette.
23 Pray for all those enjoying the outdoor winter activities that make our Synod such a beautiful and special place to be even when it’s cold outside.
24 Pray for our Companion Synod Committee as they meet today at Bethel Lutheran, Ispeming – that we may strengthen our ties to our partners in ministry across the sea.
25 Pray for our Synod Endowment Board as they meet today at our Synod Office in Marquette – that they may see the needs in our communities and respond with wisdom and compassion.
26 Pray for our Synod Staff as they meet today at our Synod Office in Marquette – that they may be blessed by God in all they do and lead us as we spread God’s blessings throughout our Synod, Nation, and World.
27 Pray for Bishop Katherine Finegan and all our ELCA bishops as they meet at the Conference of Bishops today through March 5. May they feel God’s peace and presence as they work together across our church and our nation.
28 Pray for artists who share their wonders with the world – that we may all see God’s creative ways reflected in their gifts shared with us.

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