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Prayer Calendar for October 2019

01 Pray for pastors who celebrate birthdays this month: Timothy Vadis (10/5), Kenneth Carlson (10/13), and Maxine Gray (10/16).
02 Pray for our Synod Staff as they meet together today to plan and coordinate events and activities throughout our Synod, especially Heather Oysti as she completes her training to serve as the new Office Administrator and Louise Ingalls as she completes her final week before retiring.
03 Pray for our Synod Constitution Committee as they meet together today and help congregations update and revise their congregational constitutions.
04 Pray for pastors who celebrate the anniversary of their ordination this month: Tom Wickstrom (10/5), Ken Carlson (10/5), George Candea-Kromm (10/7), and Doug Johnson (10/15).
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Pray for Conference 7 as they gather for their Walking Together event today at Zion Lutheran in St. Ignace.

Pray for all attending the Fortune Lake Fall Fest: quilt and fine arts auction, country market, country store and more activities today at FLLC.

06 Pray for All Rostered Leaders and those who are traveling with them who will be attending the Fall Theological Event at Mackinac Island today through October 8.
07 Pray for Pastor Jim Duehring as he attends the Systems Academy today through October 9.
08 Pray for the members of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Lutherville, MD; St Paul Lutheran Church, Myersville, MD; St. Paul Lutheran Church, Newark, DE; and St. Paul Lutheran Church, Smithsburg, MD.
09 Pray for all pastors on Clergy Appreciation Day.  We thank God for their presence among us: preaching the Word, presiding over the Sacraments, being present in the midst of crisis or grief, guiding, teaching, listening, challenging us to take new directions, and being examples of God’s love.
10 Pray for all those suffering from mental illness and for their families and medical care professionals on this World Mental Health Day. Pray also that health care systems and insurance companies do their best to care for those in need.
11 Pray for all who have lost loved ones and homes in the midst of disasters – fires, hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, and wars. Offer prayers of thanks for all who have donated to and volunteered with Lutheran Disaster Response, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, and Lutheran World Relief to help them.
12 Pray for pastors who celebrate birthdays this month: Dale Skogman (10/21), Stephen Gauger (10/28), and Kari Vadis (10/28).
13 Pray for pastors who celebrate the anniversary of their ordination this month: Duane Priebe (10/24), Richard Likeness (10/26), Melinda VanderSys (10/29), and Judy Kirchoff (10/31).
14 Pray for all our Seminary Students, especially Kelly Ylitalo, as they continue their studies and preparation for rostered service in our Church.
15 Pray for people who are homeless, refugees, and living in shelters. May they know God’s love through the work of diligent caregivers and advocates.
16 Pray for our Synod Staff as they meet together today to plan and coordinate events and activities throughout our Synod.
17 Pray for Conference 5 as they gather for their Walking Together event today at Gethsemane Lutheran in Wallace.
18 Pray for the members of Haven Lutheran Church, Hagerstown, MD; Holy Comforter Lutheran Church, Baltimore, MD; Holy Communion Lutheran Church, Fallston, MD; and Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, Eldersburg, MD.
19 Pray for Conference 4 as they gather for their Walking Together event today at Bethany Lutheran in Norway.
20 Pray for Conference 1 as they gather for their Walking Together event today at All Saints Lutheran in Wakefield.
21 Pray for the members of Kijitonyama Lutheran Church, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and their partner congregation, Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, Iron Mountain.
22 Pray for peace throughout the world and for world leaders to work together toward ending violence of all kinds, especially violence directed at women and children and violence based upon religious or ethnic prejudice.
23 Pray for students as they celebrate homecoming events. May they all be safe in the midst of these joyous events.
24 Pray for Conference 6 as they gather for their Walking Together event today at Immanuel Lutheran in Escanaba.
25 Pray for the members of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Upperco, MD; St Paul Lutheran Church, Thurmont, MD; St Paul Lutheran Church, Walkersville, MD; and St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, MD.
26 Pray for Conference 3 as they gather for their Walking Together event today at Prince of Peace Lutheran in Eagle River.
27 Pray for Pastor Molly Eversoll and the member of Messiah Lutheran Church, Marquette, as she is installed today as their Associate Pastor.
28 Pray for quilters and Lutheran World Relief quilt ministries as the quilts are gathered and transported around the world.
29 Pray for creation and all of God’s creatures as they also face natural and human-created disasters that destroy their homes and environments.
30 Pray for our Synod Staff as they meet together today to plan and coordinate events and activities throughout our Synod.
31 Pray that the God who reformed the church through Martin Luther and other teachers five centuries ago may continue to reform – and transform – the church today.
 

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