Prayers for the Homeless - Oct. 2010
Attached are some of the prayers of the homeless staying at the Mission for the month of October. Please include them in your daily devotionals. God Bless You!
October24 Please pray that God in his mercy would grant Dave healing over substance abuse and guide his steps through recovery.. October25 Shelly requests prayer for his entire family as he works to overcome homelessness and the prob lems that took over his life.. October26 Bob would like to thank God for allowing him to see the signs and the people who could help him with his alcohol addiction and to pray for strength to overcome the battle. October27 David requests prayer for protection over his three children and two sisters back home. October28 Pray for a Happy Birthday for Tom Davidson, the Mission’s Associate Director of Resource Development. His work on behalf of the Lord is a blessing. “You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows." – Psalm 23:5 will love “Iyou , LORD, my strength. The LORD is my rock, ” deliverer. - Psalm 18-2 October29 Marshall requests prayer over Jackie, a friend at the Mission who suffered a stroke. May God in His mercy restore them both. October30 Mark requests prayer for Courtney, Michael, Michelle, Edwin and Dominick who are try ing to overcome addiction. October31 The Mission requests a prayer of protection over the people staying here and recovering from addiction. May God, in His gentle mercy watch over them always. Thank You for Making Our Mission Yours! Willam R. Southrey President & Chief Executive Officer 2009 Bacharach Boulevard, Atlantic City, NJ 08401 ACRescueMission.org • Ph. 609-345-5517 Follow us @ Twitter.com/ACRescueMission Prayer& Praise October X /M M X Abundance Oh merciful Father, you are my rock, my shield and my protector. I am weak but you are strong. And through I am unworthy, you never forsake me. My cup overflows. I am blessed in all good things, and through your grace and I share in the inheritance through your son Jesus Christ. October1 An anonymous man living on the street requests prayer over his daughter Charish that God will watch over her life when he cannot be there for her. God grant him the strength and the wisdom to continue to seek healing for his life. October7 Please pray over the Mission and our finances so that we can serve the homeless and that our work will continue to please and honor the Lord. http://bit.ly/FRIENDS4LIFE Thou preparest a table bef«ore me.. homeless at the Mission to recovery “I have made October15 – Psalm 73:28 October16 Today please give a prayer of thanks the Lord GOD my refuge, that I may tell of all your works." October8 Please pray for President and CEO Bill Southrey’s health, that he will continue to find the strength to serve and direct the Mission. October9 Pray for the volunteers who tire- lessly help us in the kitchen, in the clothing room, answering phones, working on our farm, and spreading God’s word. We are truly blessed to have their partnership in this ministry to those God has called us to serve. Kim and her daughter who just moved out of the Mission seek prayer over their new apartment and finances, that our Lord will bless and protect them through their efforts to reclaim their broken life. to the Lord for graciously providing farm volunteers throughout the season and blessing our Mission with and abundant harvest with which to feed the homeless he has placed at our door. October17 Please pray for God’s blessing on our new Work Certification program at the Mission, that all who enter it will be encouraged to graduate with their construction certification and be able to go from homeless to home. October18 Pray that housing and employment will become available for our graduates who are ready to move out on their own. October2 John, a homeless man struggling with October10 Pray for the protection and health of our October3 Jack, a homeless man October11 Please pray for Lucille, a homeless requests prayer for all the sick and the elderly in the program to over come temptation and addiction and be delivered into the hands of Christ. October12 Ellen, a homeless woman living at the prayer for Sumdia, Melinda, and Darlene in the program and for Stephen’s physical healing. health and personal issues, asks you to pray that God will grant him mercy and healing. struggling from the debilitating effects of a stroke, seeks peace over his mom’s passing. Ask God to help him recover from depression and physical ailments, and that he may one day be well enough to hold a job and be reunited with his family. "My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever." – Psalm 73:26 26 October4 Birthday blessings to James Gantner, Evening Chaplain. We give thanks for his compassion and service to the poor and those struggling with addiction at the Mission. October5 Please pray for a special birthday blessing for Rev. Steve Bybee, the Mission’s Vice President and Debra Giacomoni, Director of Women’s Ministry at the Mission. Their service to the poor is much appreciated. October6 Birthday blessings to Corrine Ferrante, Family Life Center Counselor at the Mission. We are grateful for the special work she does in guiding the staff. Please pray for the family of our brother, Chaplain Jeff, who recently left us to be home with the Lord.. woman recovering from addiction who seeks forgiveness from her daughter. May God’s mercy mend her heart and save her from temptation. Mission, requests prayer for an apartment, finances and replacement of prescription glasses that she lost. May the mercy of Jesus rest on her and give her comfort and healing. “Whoever finds his life will lose Birthday blessings it, and whoever to Chaplain Ron Bishop, Director of loses his life for Barnabas House, the Mission’s resimy sake will find dential housing for men who are on it." the road to recovery from homeless– Matthew 10 -42 ness. We are grateful for the special work you do. October13 October14 Please pray for a birthday blessing on Kathy Schmookler, our Mission’s Volunteer Program Manager, for her care of the homeless and work of the Lord without whom we would not be able to serve others. October19 An anonymous program participant October20 Brandon requests October21 Pray that Arnaldo’s family, especially his mother, wife, and daughter, remain in good health and that the Holy Spirit protect them while he is recovering at the Mission. ““And if anyone gives even a cup of cold water to one of these little ones because he is my disciple, I tell you the truth, he will certainly not lose his reward." – Matthew 10 -42 October22 Dominick requests prayer for a friend, Mania, also in recovery at the Mission to remove her depression and guide her in recovery and overcom ing homelessness. October23 Pray Happy Birthday blessing for Toni Graef, Family Life Center Case Supervisor. Her work on behalf of homeless moms and their children is a gift to our Mission and to the Lord.