November 29 – Ephrata Shelter Prayer Requests

Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.

– Hebrews 4:16 
  • Please pray for my hip and back to heal, for my car, and for my finances.
  • Pray for custody, housing, finances, recovery, and maintenance
  • Pray that I can continue living in freedom from fear of rejection.
  • Please pray that I get a reliable car and also pray for me; I’m in pain a lot and I have health issues.
  • Please pray for my nephew, that he continues going to school because that is an issue.  Also pray for my two nieces as well.
  • Pray for A___, 5 months old with physical problems.   Pray for B___ and A___ because he deploys to the middle east soon…3rd tour.
  • Please pray for healing for A___.
  • Please pray for my dad, as he is recovering from addiction.
  • Please pray for the upcoming holiday season, for my fellow marines who are deployed, for M__’s engagement, and that everyone has someone to be with this Christmas.
  • Pray for a better job opportunity that I will enjoy, and a relationship to help me follow the path I need.
  • Pray for patience, healing, courage, joy, grace, and my children.
  • Please pray for me and my husband… we got married earlier this month.  Thank you!
  • Pray for my home, sweet home
  • Pray that my new home will be a nice place to live, that my doctor visit will go OK to see if there is any evidence of past abuse, and that I will be able to accept if there isn’t and move on to acceptance and healing.

And from the young children who wanted to participate in prayer requests, and who are still in Thanksgiving mode…

  • Thanks that my neck didn’t break playing football today.
  • Thanks for food and water and family and friends and God and Jesus and overnights with Mom and holidays and help and awards and peace and body parts.

And from me….

  • Thanks for your faithfulness in prayer for these women and children.  You folks rock!
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October 26 – Ephrata Shelter Prayer Requests

  • Pray for me as I start trauma counseling and investigation, to be gentle on myself and to be strong enough to handle it.  Pray for my sister and my nieces’ safety and well being.  Pray that I will be able to save up $600 for matched savings.  Pray for the relationship I’m in, that I can figure out what I am feeling and be strong enough to wait.
  • Please pray for me, I’m hurting all over my body.  Pray that I get a vehicle.  Pray that God guides my nephew that he continues on going down the right path.
  • Pray that I get a better job, find an apartment, have the right help this time, and have a better relationship.
  • I’m going to lose my job for a recurring issue in past employment.  Please pray for this issue to find resolution soon.
  • Pray for peace and strength for my children; and peace, strength and wisdom for me.  Pray that I get a ‘best case’ professional job, given the needs of my children.  Pray for clarity as to whether I’m doing the right thing, and for financial provision.
  • Hey, guys, God bless!  I just had my baby; this is my third girl.  Please pray for us, for God to give me guidance and the strength to overcome anything that is thrown in my way, because I know He is with me, and for Him to watch over the four of us.

September 26 – Ephrata Shelter Prayer Requests

  • Please pray that my sister can have an enjoyable and fulfilling life, and that she will eventually learn to confide in me.  Pray for protection for my sister and nieces.  Pray that I can overcome and use my hurts in a good way.
  • Hey, guys!  God bless you all!  I would like for y’all to pray for me because I’ll be giving birth next month, Oct. 29, and I just want everything to turn out good, and for God to supply the rest because I don’t have it all for the baby.  But I’ll leave it all in God’s hands.  Another big thing… pray for me that God helps me and my kids to find a place.  Thank you.   God bless.
  • Please pray for Marines being deployed, for financial stress and work stress, for brothers who are stubborn, and for patience with others.
  • Prayers for finding a home again.
  • Pray for me and my son.
  • Please pray for me in this stressful season.  I am feeling extremely overwhelmed.
  • Father-in-law’s cancer has not gotten better after 6 rounds of chemo.
  • Pray for an awesome full-time job with purpose, challenges, and good pay, that fits well with the next progression with my kids.
  • Pray that I get the job I applied for, that I have a great time at the fair with my boyfriend and sister, that I find a person to let me learn how to drive, and pray that I find more faith.
  • Please pray for me.  My body hurts every day!!  Also pray for people in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico, and for my nephew that he listens to me and goes to school.

September 4 – Ephrata Prayer Requests

Here are current prayer requests from the Ephrata Shelter residents

  • Pray for my son’s well-being.
  • Pray for my father-in-law who is dealing with cancer.
  • Please pray for my family as we deal with the loss of my cousin.
  • Please pray for my friend who lost someone in her family and for my one niece that she has a good time at college.  Pray for my nephew that he has a good time this year at school and for my other niece that she finds what she wants in a college.  And pray for me because I am hurting all over.  I’m asking for prayers that I will be healed.
  • Pray that I get a better income and a place to live, that my sister has a good time with me at the fair, and that God has put a good man in my path that will not hurt me.
  • Prayers that I get a real home again.
  • Please pray for my friend in this time of mourning.  Please pray for my fellow marines who are deployed now.  Pray for sanity in the workplace, for my brother to have a good school year, and for Good Samaritan Shelter to continue helping these wonderful women.
  • I need guidance and peace with my situation, kids, work, finances, sick friends who are dying.  Pray for rest for my friend who lost her cousin and for her family.  And pray for the other girls here in the house.
  • Hi, and may God bless you folks.  I would like for you to please pray for me.  I’m really stressed out going through it all.  Just turned 21 and I’m going on my 3rd child.  I just have a lot on my shoulders about a place to live and things for the baby.  If you can, please pray for God to give me the strength to keep going and never give up.  Thank you, and God bless you all!
  • Pray for my depression and for clarity and guidance during my hearing.  Pray for the court hearing results about prompt commencement of previously ordered partial physical custody.  Pray about not having to wait even longer for a therapist recommendation (it’s been 6.5 months).