Prayer Requests

Listed below are the written prayer requests offered during worship, as well as those left in the Sacred Place throughout the week. (Names have been removed to protect the identities of the women, their family members, and friends.) 

As always, thank you for lifting these special concerns of these precious sisters in your prayers this week!

Please pray for: 

  • for my parole to come quick; possible to be home before Xmas. - R
  • for my grandmother, who is in a home as I stay in prison; I’m discharging Jan. 2; pray to keep my faith strong and make good decisions, and hopefully she can come home, too. - A
  • my sobriety and health. - D
  • my nephews, C and J; I want them to find their way back home; let them enjoy their grandma and mom. - T
  • my son J that has cancer, and he is in prison also; my other two boys that are in prison, too; my whole family.
  • for D the dog, that he is not euthanized.
  • for my friends, family and loved ones; for M's family.
  • my daughter, L, who is in hospital in Waterloo; for my family to help her be strong; for my own strength and my relationship with Jesus to grow. Thank you. - J
  • Please help our family to be together and not with the bad foster parents. - D
  • that A gets her jail credits so that her mandatory [sentence] is up next year. Thank you.
  • I pray for my kids, for their life is in trouble with their foster parent; that my appeal comes and not continue with the termination of my rights; please let this appeal be granted. - D
  • my broken relationships; may we gain trust for one another. That I pass the DRAER test with success. Please let my home placement check be positive, and let me get my parole in February. – D
  • my husband. We lost our home. DHS (Department of Human Services) took our kids, and I came to prison. Good news: my husband found a job and now is working 6 days a week. With that and DHS, he has a lot on his plate to handle by himself. Thank you so much.
  • that I get home soon and get parole soon. Thank you. – L
  • [that] my mom’s house check get approved and my parole is approved/granted. – D
  • my Grandma Margaret. For her health and happiness. She struggles with COPD and breathing. She is my favorite person in the world.
  • F and J to have understanding in their hearts and strength and health.
  • C to receive a date to go to ADDS (rehab) in Burlington.
  • strength and guidance and to continue to get my HiSET (high school equivalency test) and not give up; my parole to go through and to get an interstate compact [in order to go] home to Missouri with my grandmother. – M
  • Free me. Thank you. – R
  • my freedom soon, please, and to do good! Lord, please. – S
  • S to have kindness in his heart and to wash his anger away.  F to be strong and willing.
  • I get home to my daughter as soon as possible and pray for my strength and give me more hope. – T
  • my son, S, that he has peace and overwhelming love while I’m away. (He’s two years old.) – K
  • my husband, M, that he gets a light sentence. Pray for my brother, S, and for my getting out soon. For A. – M
  • my marriage to be straightened--R and L. To get my parole in May. – L
  • N and grandbaby A, who has brain cancer.
  • my husband, fighting a possible blood clot. Also, for my release to be approved by Christmas. – D
  • my fiancé, F, that he turns away from the drugs/fast money and learn to lean on Christ, instead. - K