Congregational Care Corner

Congregational Care is a whole church ministry in which all of God's people take care of and are present for each other.  Take a few moments to pray for these concerns or praises. 

Prayer Requests:

  • December 4, 2022

    • Prayers for a favorable outcome in ongoing proceedings.​

    • Prayers for healing and strength of Karl S. after a fall.

    • Prayers for strength and a speedy recovery after a cardiac procedure.

    • Prayers for broken friendships.

    • Prayers for people in and out of sobriety during the holiday season.

  • November 27, 2022

    • Prayers for Steve W. who will have heart surgery on the 30th.  Bring peace to him and his family during this difficult time.​

    • Prayers for all those dealing with mental illness.

    • Prayers for the friends and family of Carlton, who passed away this morning.

    • Prayers of healing for Karl who fell last night and spent the night in the hospital.

    • Prayers for Deb and her family for the sudden death of Vic.

    • Prayers for people struggling with sobriety and addictions during the holidays.

    • Prayers for JC who is going through a health scare, and strength for his husband Glen who is giving support.

    • Prayers for a favorable outcome in ongoing proceedings.

  • November 20, 2022

    • Prayers for Steve W. as he prepares for heart surgery.​

    • Prayers for a favorable outcome in current proceedings.

    • Prayers for those injured and killed at the shooting at Club Q, and their families.

  • November 13, 2022

    • For Ray Jenkins who is dealing with the death of his partner.​

    • Prayers for Sue who is dealing with Parkinson's and her husband.

    • Prayers for everyone in recovery and for those on a journey for sobriety.

  • November 6, 2022

    • Prayers for the life celebration yesterday of Dennis Wenger, our friend and member on the journey.​

    • Prayers for all in recovery that still suffer.  Please keep in mind those who battle with addiction both in and out of recovery.  Prayers for healing for all.

    • Prayers for the Jenkins family, especially Tess and her father,  for the passing of Barb.  

    • Prayers for a favorable outcome in current proceedings.

    • Prayers for Shawn K. who has Covid.

  • October 30, 2022

    • Prayers for those who died or were injured in the crowd crush in South Korea.​

    • Prayers for Greg and Tess who are ill.

    • Prayers for a favorable outcome to current proceedings.

  • October 23, 2022

    • Prayers for Rev. Fern.​

    • Prayers for Shelly and David Fox.

    • Prayers for one who is suffering from knee pain.

    • Praises for Lorree and Amiee's Wedding.

    • Prayers for a favorable outcome to current proceedings.

  • October 16, 2022

    • Prayers for Brandon, Janet, and Karen who have COVID.​

    • Prayers for Sue and our family.

    • Prayers for David & Shelly Fox.

    • Prayers for Lois on her upcoming surgery.

    • Prayers for Steve W. who is having heart bypass surgery.

  • October 9, 2022

    • Prayers for Lois and Pat as they make decisions for Lois' cardiac care.​

    • For Rev. Tom Caruso as he waits for customized replacement contact lenses to improve his vision.

    • For Peri Jude as she has surgery on Oct. 10th.

    • Prayers of healing for David Fox who is having hip replacement surgery and for Shelly Fox.

    • Prayers that my doctors have my blood pressure meads correct and the problem is now corrected and finally figured out.

    • Prayers for Sharon who has COVID.

  • October 2, 2022

    • ​Prayers of comfort for the friends and family of Dennis Wenger.​​

    • Prayers for Terry Eyster who is at the end stages of life.

    • Prayers for comfort and healing due to the loss of a relationship.

    • Prayers for one dealing with a custody battle.

    • Prayers for Dave & Shelly Fox.

    • Prayers for those dealing with the after effects of the hurricane, especially those on the west coast of Florida.

    • Prayers for our MCC churches in the U.S., Puerto Rico, and Cuba dealing with the clean up from the hurricane.

    • Prayers for one who is waiting for medical test.  God give them calm in the time of waiting.

  • September 25, 2022

    • Prayers for for the family of Dottie Safko as they mourn her loss.​

    • Prayers for Yvonne Wilson's mother who is back in the hospital due to kidney disease.

    • Prayers for those who are over-committed and stressed.

    • Prayers for Mary Ann as she deals with the loss of her friend and family member, Dottie.

    • For a favorable outcome to a current proceeding.

    • Prayers for Dennis who is still in the hospital.

  • September 18, 2022

    • Continued prayers for Dottie Safko and family.​

    • Prayers for Dennis and Seth for healing.

  • September 11, 2022

    • Prayers for Sue and Gary, dealing with illness.​

    • Prayers for Dennis who is in the hospital.

    • Prayers for continued healing of Seth.

    • Prayers for Danice who is having surgery.

    • Prayers for the lives lost during 9/11 and comfort for their families.

  • September 4, 2022

    • Prayers for those with medical issues - dealing with pain, waiting for test results, waiting for appointments.​

    • Prayers for Peter who is looking for a new job.

    • Prayers for David who is frustrated with the delays of repairing his home after a pipe leak.

    • Prayers for Dottie Safko.

    • Prayers for those celebrating the life lived of their beloved pet, Lucy.

  • August 28, 2022

    • Prayers for new born baby Dylan Felcher who was born 1 month premature.​

    • Prayers for Paul & Derek with health concerns.

    • Prayers for Sue my sister-in-law dealing with Parkinson's.

  • August 21, 2022

    • Prayers for Dottie Safko and Family.​

    • Prayers for David as he continues to recover from kidney removal surgery.

  • August 14, 2022

    • Prayers for Barb and Yvonne's mom who are both having health issues.​

    • Prayers for Susan Goodrich to get the job she applied for and for finances.

    • Prayers for a sister-in-law dealing with Parkinson's.

    • Prayers for Lucille's ordination interview to go well on Friday.

    • Prayers for favorable results in upcoming legal proceedings.

    • Prayers for continued healing for Fern & Dennis.

    • Prayers for those recovering from Covid.

    • Prayers for Mike B as he mourns Mike E.'s death.

    • Praises for a wonderful Knoebel's Pride Picnic.

    • Praises for a new Alexa and the info it has given.

  • August 7, 2022

    • For Barb, who is in the hospital.​

  • July 31, 2022

    • Prayers for Laurie, Maggie, and Seth dealing with Covid.​

    • Prayers for Friends - Dana,, Dan, and Mathias.  Dana is recovering from heart surgery and waiting for a donor for a new heart.

    • Praises for a wonderful Pride Festival!

    • Prayers for the family of Mike Peters.

    • Prayers for Mike Bartholomew and the family of Mike Escobar.

    • Prayers for Dottie Safko, and Glen and Barb Durborow.

    • Prayers for one dealing with alcohol issues.

  • July 24, 2022

    • Continued prayers for Yvonne's Mom, and for Barb's recovery from treatment.​

    • Prayers for Seth, Gela, Debbie, Laurie, and Maggie who have Covid.

    • Prayers for Dottie Safko & family.

    • Continued prayers for Rev. Fern as she continues to recover.

    • Prayers for David and Peter as they recover from kidney surgeries.

    • Pray for the fruit to flurish from yesterday's New Cumberland Pride.

    • Continued prayers for Dennis.

    • Prayers for Jim who is in the hospital.

    • Prayers for Susan G. who is in the hospital.

  • July 17, 2022

    • Prayers for Dennis who is in the hospital.

    • Prayers for Rev. Fern and her recovery from illess.

    • Prayers for comfort and strength for the family and friends of Danny Killinger who passed away this week.

    • Continued prayers for Dottie Safko.

    • Prayers for one to remove his bitterness and bring to his life peace, love, and joy.

    • Blessings and praise for my beautiful partner Mary Ann on our anniversary.

  • July 10, 2022

    • Prayers for Rev. Fern who is in the hospital.​

    • Prayers for Tess's Dad and Barb.

    • Prayers for Yvonne's Mom.

    • Prayers for Dottie Safko.

  • July 3, 2022

    • Continued prayers for Dottie Safko who is trying to "let go & let God."​

  • June 26, 2022

    • Prayers for Yvonne's mom as she is in the hospital dealing with an enlarged heart and low oxygen levels.​

    • Prayers for Barb as she starts chemo for her returning cancer.

    • Prayers for Yvonne who is having a difficult time.

    • Prayers for Tess's kidney and liver tests to be good and that the doctors can figure out what is causing the pains.

    • Prayers for Dottie Safko and  family.

    • Payers for Seth who is stressed and for help to finish his assignments on time.

    • Prayers for Rev. Fern.

    • Prayers for the Shannon family as they deal with the loss of their beloved dog, Farmer.

  • June 19, 2022

    • Prayers for Rev. Fern as she recovers from heat exhaustion.​

    • Prayers for Laura's aunt recovering from heart surgery.

    • Prayers for Rev. Fern's mother recovering from hip surgery and going to rehab.

    • Prayers for Dottie Safko & family.

    • Praises for a passed intensive test.

    • Prayers for Parry who has been diagnosed with cancer.

    • Prayers for Barb whose cancer has spread and is beginning chemo therapy.

    • Prayers for Milly who is recovering from knee surgery and blood clots.

    • Prayers for Carol who is recovering from a stroke.

  • June 12, 2022

    • Prayers and remembering the 49 souls lost in the Pulse shooting in 2016.  May their memories remind us that love wins and hate always loses.​

    • Prayers for Yvonne who is ill.

    • Prayers for the successful passing of an important test this Friday.

  • June 5, 2022

    • Continued prayers for a calm passing for Dottie Safko.​

    • Prayers for Sue, dealing with Parkinson's Disease. 

  • May 29, 2022

    • Prayers for the families of the children and teachers killed this past week.​

    • Prayers for Dottie Safko and family as they prepare for Dottie's passing.

    • Prayers for Ukrainians, families of mass shootings, and all victims of violence.

  • May 22, 2022

    • Prayers of comfort and peace for Dottie Safko during her last days.​

  • May 15, 2022

    • Travel mercies for Rev. Lori & Darlene.​

    • For Deb & Gela who have pneumonia.

    • Healing for Jacki M. 

    • Healing Prayers for Rev. Steve Fillizi and his son Alex who are both in the hospital ICU.  And prayers for Rev. Steve's husband Tom.

  • May 8, 2022

    • Praises for an important meeting that went well, and prayers that God will continue to be with this one for the next several meetings, and prayers for courage and strength to get through each step.​

    • Thanks and praise for all mothers and those in the "mom" role.

    • Prayers for Tess who is ill.

  • May1, 2022

    • Praise and blessings on the marriage of Rev. Randy and Chris.​

    • Praise for passing a difficult class.

    • Thanksgiving to God for a new place to live.

  • April 24, 2022

    • Prayers for Phil Beidel who is in the hospital with health problems.​

    • Prayers for Yvonne Wilson due to injuries from a fall.

    • Birthday blessings for Bob, a trusted and loved friend.  

  • April 17, 2022

    • Praise God for Peter's test results after a cardiac cathorization.​

    • Prayers for the sheetz, Mihulec, and Weierbach family for a Happy Easter.

    • Prayers for the Ukraine.

    • Praers for Shelly Fox & Dottie Safko.

  • April 10, 2022

    • Prayers for the healing of Dottie Safko & Shelly Fox. ​

    • Prayers for Dawn & Connie dealing with life concerns.

    • Prayers of healing for Naomi who is having her gall bladder removed.

    • Prayers for continued healing and blessings for travel mercies! And praises for a great trip and reunion with family. 

  • April 3, 2022

    • For Mercie who is in recovery from an infection.​

    • Prayers for the safe travels of Mary Ann and her friends.

    • Prayers for Dottie who had a heart attack last Friday.

    • Prayers for one staring a new job.

    • Prayers for Sharon, dealing with the flu.

    • Prayers for Ruth Ann, dealing with an illness.

  • March 27, 2022

    • Prayers for an upcoming interview.​

    • Prayers for Mercie - in the hospital with and unidentified infection causing  fever.

    • Prayers for comfort and healing for Peg McElrath as she undergoes surgery Monday morning. 

    • Prayers for Tess dealing with health issues.

  • March 20, 2022 

    • For Yvonne, dealing with health issues.​

    • For Less, who is now in home hospice.

  • March13, 2022

    • Prayers for Abdel and Basel - dealing with immigration issues.  Pray for their safety.​

    • Prayers for the Ukrainians.

    • Prayers for the family and friends of Helen Farnsler who passes away at the age of 96.

    • Prayers for Alex.

  • March 6, 2022

    • Prayers for the right direction of a possible new job.​

    • Prayers for Sue who is dealing with Parkinson's

    • Prayers for a family member coping with loss.

    • Prayers for transitions, endings, and new beginnings.

  • February 27, 2022

    • Prayers for Joyce at the passing of her wife Charlene.​

    • Prayers for Peri & Daniella who both tested positive for COVID.

    • Blessings for brothers.

    • Prayers for those in rehab.

    • Prayers for Susan G. and the financial changes being made in her household and prayers for Church having to give up his job.

    • Prayers for peace in the Ukraine and for those suffering the effects of conflict.

  • February 20, 2022

    • For the health of Karen's brother.​

    • For the continued recovery of Joanne Sheetz.

    • For Lois, dealing with back issues.

  • February 13, 2022

    • Prayers for Lois, dealing with back pain.​

  • February 6, 2022

    • Prayers for Dave S. dealing with MRSA.​

    • Prayers for the continued healing of Joanne Sheetz after having COVID.

  • January 30, 2022

    • Prayers for comfort and solace for the family of Bob Shaffer in this time of Loss at the passing of his mother.​

    • Prayers for Adam who is in the hospital with a leg infection.

    • Prayers for Kat who is dealing with COVID.

  • January 23, 2022

    • Prayers for stress at work due to not enough staff.​

    • Prayers for continued healing for Joann Sheetz  from COVID.

    • Prayers for traveling mercies for Laurie and Maggie who are traveling to Pittsburgh.

    • Prayers for those dealing with mental illnesses.

  • January 16, 2022

    • Prayers for Laura E., Lucas, Zanika, Sharon, and Shari who have COVID.​

    • Praises to God for the safe resolution to the hostage situation at the Congregation Beth Israel.  We pray for safety in our worship places.

  • January 9, 2022

    • Prayers for Tess, dealing with an inner ear infection.​

    • Prayers for Ruth Ann who is ill.

  • January 2, 2022

    • Prayers for those suffering, injured, homeless, etc. due to the wild fire in Boulder Colorado.

    • Prayers for Darlene, Dennis, Paul's sister, Jody, Lyndsay, and Lexi as they recover from COVID.

    • Prayers for Rev. Lori who is ill. ​

    • Prayers for Rev. Fern who isn't feeling well.

    • Prayers for a healthy and prosperous New Year.

    • Prayers for making a good decision on choosing a college after multiple acceptances.