Holding each other's joys, sorrows and concerns before God in prayer is a spiritual practice that characterizes our life together at St. Paul's. In our worship services we pray each other's prayers together. Outside of our time together many parishioners make it part of their daily lives to pray the prayers of the parish community. You are invited to participate in your own way.
Thanks be to God
for the ministry of the Church of the Incarnation, Santa Rosa and our former rector Jim Richardson, priest-in-charge, as they serve the urgent needs of a community devastated by wildfires.
for the hospitality and generosity of Georgie and Herb Kettler, who prepared dinner for our UVA students last Sunday.
Your prayers are requested
for members and friends of the parish who are sick, sorrowful, or in any kind of trouble, including Rod Sinclair, David Nelson, Karin, Anne, Evelyn, Harry, Betty, Liz, Robert, Dorothy, Ted, Virginia, Anne, Bill, Mary Elizabeth Beck, Gena, Ruth, Derek, Elizabeth, Guy & Mary Ann, Brett Blizzard, David, Christine, Bud, Lucia, Lila M., Beverly, Eleanor, Marcus, the Barbour family, Mary, the Hanson family, Sandra Bolton, Lynn, Ronald, Sophie, Jane, Sandra Ball, Pierce, Libba, Sarah, Richard, Sammie, David, Doug, Naydamar & her family, the Free Clinic staff, Tim, Katherine, Lana, Chester, Jim.
for our next Director of Music and his family as they prepare to move to Charlottesville after Christmas: Deke, Joyce, Elle, Luke, and Jane Polifka.
for the Rt. Rev. Edwin "Ted" Gulick, the Assistant Bishop of the Diocese of Virginia, as he prepares to retire at the end of this year.
for those preparing for marriage, including Stephany Lazo and William Lee (grandson of Frances Lee-Vandell), to be married Saturday at Christ Church, Charlottesville.
for those preparing for baptism, including Christine Black, Gabi DiMarco, and Hank Greene.
for those left homeless by the California wildfires, including parishioners of the Church of the Incarnation in Santa Rosa.
for all who suffer in the wake of recent natural disasters, including the bereaved and the homeless.
for our city and community and nation; for the victims of racism, oppression, and brutality; and for those who serve the common good in law enforcement and the courts.
for McIlhany Parish, Albemarle; St. Peter's, Oak Grove; and Little Fork, Rixeyville, according to the Diocesan Cycle of Prayer.
for the people and ministries of the Diocese of Temotu in Melanesia, and for their Bishop, the Rt. Rev. Leonard Dawea, according to the Anglican Cycle of Prayer.
We commend to God’s never-failing care
victims of violence and warfare throughout the world, including migrants and refugees who have died fleeing danger.
all whom we love but see no more, including James G. Boatner (Jane Boatner's father); William E. Borah (brother of Ginger Meislahn); former vestry member John Lowe, who died at home in Maryland last Sunday; Jimmie Meese Moomaw (Betsy Peyton's mother); Melissa Nunn; and Walter Sablinsky (Corky's husband), who died October 7.
Mary Crockett Martin and Sally Anna Evans, in whose loving memory this Sunday's flowers are given.