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Prayer Calendar for June 2019

01 Pray for pastors who celebrate birthdays this month: Paul Holmstrom (6/2), Lauri Maki (6/3), Nick Johannes (6/6), Jay Welshonse (6/12), Terry Frankenstein (6/14), Richard Likeness (6/15), and Melinda VanderSys (6/18).
02 Pray for all graduates beginning a new phase of life.  May God bless them with the Spirit of courage and adventure as they work to achieve their goals. May God surround them with support systems and faithful mentors as they face challenges and temptations. 
03 Pray for pastors who celebrate the anniversary of their ordination this month: John Kuziej, Doug Pohlman (6/2), Fran Strong (6/4), David Van Kley (6/4), Ken Michaelis (6/5), Peter Vorhes (6/6), Keith Kolstad (6/7), Warren Geier (6/7), and Lee Goodwin (6/14).
04 Pray for our Synod Worship Committee as they meet at the Synod Office today. May the Spirit of wisdom and creativity fill them, and may God bless all those who plan worship in congregations, care facilities, and other ministry sites.
05 Pray for the members of St. John Lutheran Church (Harford Rd), Baltimore, MD; St. John Lutheran Church, Linthicum Heights, MD; St. John Lutheran Church, Myersville, MD; and St. John Lutheran Church, Phoenix, MD.
06 For school children dismissed from their regular school work.  May they continue to learn and grow and take the time to exercise their minds and bodies in play.
07 Pray for Licensed Lay Ministers who celebrate birthdays this month: Elaine Hendrickson (6/12).
08 Pray for Fortune Lake Lutheran Camp and for those campers enjoying the many events throughout the summer.  FLLC has something for everyone – visit fortunelakelutherancamp.org today for the schedule.
09 Pray that the Holy Spirit will renew all believers around the world as we celebrate Pentecost today. Come, Holy Spirit, Come!
10 For all those traveling to attend graduations and weddings, and those enjoying vacations.  Grant them safe travel and happy times.
11 Pray for members of Magogoni Lutheran Church, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and their partner congregation Christ the King Lutheran Church, Escanaba, MI.
12 Pray for our Leadership Support Committee as they meet in Trout Creek today. May the Spirit of joy and curiosity fill them, and may God bless all of our rostered and lay leaders as they continue to serve God’s people.
13 Pray for our Synod Finance Committee as they meet at the Synod Office today. May the Holy Spirit stir within and around them as they seek God’s mission and vision for the ministries of our Synod.
14 Pray for farmers and ranchers, fishers and beekeepers, and all who produce our food. May God bless them with favorable weather, sunshine and rain at appropriate times, and safety in the midst of their work. May God fill us with gratitude as we eat what they have provided for us.
15 Pray for pastors who celebrate the anniversary of their ordination this month:  Michael Laakko (6/15), Katheryn King (6/15), Stacy Pethke (6/16), David Jensen (6/17), Maxine Gray (6/17), and Mark Laatsch (6/17). 
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Offer prayers of thanksgiving for fathers on Father’s Day.  Pray that all fathers become involved, responsible parents who raise their children to be caring individuals who will have productive and fulfilling lives.

And Pray for all the faithful around the world as we celebrate the mysteries of God’s diversity within unity on this Holy Trinity Sunday.

17 Pray for Pastors who celebrate birthdays this month: Joe Iverson (6/19), Dean Marin (6/22), Breanne Kinnunen (6/22), Kay Richter (6/22), Jon Magnuson (6/25), Bill Jacobson (6/26), and Duane Priebe (6/29)
18 Pray for our Synod Staff as they meet together today to plan and coordinate events and activities throughout our Synod.
19 Pray for pastors who celebrate the anniversary of their ordination this month:   Earl Bergh (6/19), George Olson (6/19), Jon Magnuson (6/19), Ingmar Levin (6/20), Les Niemi (6/20), Matt Lamb (6/21), Bob Langseth (6/22), Raymond Korry (6/22), and Timothy Johnston (6/22).
20 Pray for our Lutheran Campus Ministry leaders as they meet in Marquette today. May the Holy Spirit guide them as they continue to care for students and college communities within our Synod.
21 Pray for pastors who celebrate the anniversary of their ordination this month: Stephen Gauger (6/25), Eleanor Russey (6/25), Wally Leno (6/26), Dean Marin (6/26), Philip Johnson (6/26), David Johnson (6/26), Paul Holmstrum (6/27), Lauri Maki (6/28), David Murphy (6/28), and Paul Raappana (6/29).   
22 Pray for Lutheran Disaster Response as they continue to work with those recovering from floods, cyclones, and other natural and man-made disasters.
23 Pray for all who come to Northern Wisconsin and Upper Michigan for vacations and visits with family and friends. May they have safe travels and warm welcomes when they visit our faith communities.
24 Pray for Assistant to the Bishop, Pastor Jim Duehring, as he travels to Chicago for continuing education. May God grant him safe travels and openness of mind and spirit as he grows in faith and leadership skills.
25 Pray for all those who are traveling and vacationing. May God grant them safe travels, pleasant days, rest, and relaxation.
26 Pray for the members of St. John Lutheran Church (Pimlico), Baltimore, MD; St. John Lutheran Church, Thurmont, MD; St. John Lutheran Church, Westminster, MD; and St. Luke Lutheran Church, Cumberland, MD.
27 Pray for law enforcement officers and other first responders as they watch over our communities and keep us safe. May they be well-supported and receive the respite they need after long and difficult shifts.
28 Pray for Call Committees and Councils as they lead our congregations and work with rostered leaders in transition. May the Holy Spirit guide all decisions with wisdom and strength.
29 Pray for Pastor Jim Duehring and all congregational teams participating in the Faithful Innovations Training today at Fortune Lake Lutheran Camp. May they be filled with the Spirit of Wisdom and Understanding as they learn and grow into the future of faith and ministry in their settings. 
30 Pray for all who are preparing for marriage. May God bless relationships with love, courage, forgiveness and peace.
   
 

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