PRAYER

Prayer opens our hearts to the power of God’s love. Prayer is how we become channels of God’s love for the world. Prayer is a gift from God – He wants to hear from us!
Pray for Others – If you would like to be part of Christ Church’s prayer chain and receive emails with prayer requests from our congregation, please contact Karen Smith.
 
The Prayer Tree is located in The Commons and a part of the Prayer Ministry. Complete a prayer “leaf” and it will be prayed over by the church.
 
To submit a prayer request, you may send an email message to prayer@cc-um.org. If you would prefer a more private prayer request, you can contact Dr. Marc Donaldson.

God’s Protection

I lie down and sleep; I wake again, for the Lord sustains me. I am not afraid of ten thousands of people who have set themselves against me all around. – Psalm 3:5-6 NRSV

 

As I face the “big stuff” right now, Lord, help me remember that the magnitude of the danger does not affect or change your ability to protect me. Because you’re all-powerful, there is nothing too big or too small for you. Please help me keep my eyes on how great you are instead of how big the danger or the challenge is. May my sleep be sweet tonight as I commit myself to your care. Amen

 

[from The Right Prayers for Every Need]


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God’s Voice

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not rely on your own insight. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. – Proverbs 3:5-6 NRSV

 

Father, I ask you to keep speaking truth to me. Sometimes I don’t want to hear it. I want to go my willful way, and I know you’ll just delay me. Then there are other times when your voice gets drowned out by the other sounds around me. It seems there’s always a TV blaring, a computer humming, a cell phone ringing, an alarm beeping or people complaining. That can make it hard to hear you. But now I’ll focus my spiritual ears on that “still, small voice” of yours. I’ll listen for your gentle whisper. Keep sending your message of truth in my direction and I’ll pay attention, because ultimately yours is the only voice that makes sense. Amen

 

[from The Right Prayers for Every Need]


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