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.

Forgiveness

Plant the good seeds of righteousness, and you will harvest a crop of love. Plow up the hard ground of your hearts, for now is the time to seek the LORD, that he may come and shower righteousness upon you. – Hosea 10:12 NLT
 
O God, forgive me for using the sharpness of my tongue to hurt my friend. It’s too late to undo the consequences. I cannot retract my words; they’ve done their damage. But now I have a choice to humble myself and ask my friend for forgiveness. Lord, I pray that you will redeem my foolishness and bring something positive from this situation. Amen.
 
[from 365 Pocket Prayers by Ronald A. Beers]

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Compassion

The LORD is good to everyone. He showers compassion on all his creation. – Psalm 145:9 NLT
 
Dear God, there are times when I’m not moved by the incredible pain around me, either because I am too self-focused or because my heart is unresponsive to you. Please don’t let my heart become hardened. Fill me with your compassion and love for those who are hurting or in need. Amen.
 
[from 365 Pocket Prayers by Ronald A. Beers]

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