Seek the welfare of the city where I have sent you . . . and pray to the Lord on its behalf. Jeremiah 29:7
For the healing and transformation of the Church of Jesus Christ and the Presbyterian Church (USA). For the sick and those on our hearts; for the welfare of all people and peace in all the world.
For the Presbyterian churches in Reading: Pennside and Washington. All mayors, managers, city councils, and school boards. Non-profit organizations and their ministries. New churches. All students, teachers, and school staff. Day care centers. All who suffer from addiction, dependency, and co-dependency. Lehigh Presbytery staff.
For the Presbyterian churches in Lehighton, Summit Hill, and Weatherly; in Catasauqua, Hokendauqua, Emmaus, and Slatington. All print and broadcast media. All who live in poverty. Hospitals and nursing homes, patients, residents and staff. Chaplains. All who provide health care. Those in higher education or technical schools. All who suffer from mental illness. Synod of the Trinity staff.
For the Korean Church of the Lehigh Valley, the Christian Evangelical Arabic Center, the Barn, Blank Slate, and First Presbyterian, Allentown and its Arabic Fellowship. All who work in state government. All who work to provide service to others. All family caregivers. Victims of violent crime; all who commit violent crime. All senior citizens, honorably retired pastors, and surviving spouses of pastors. General Assembly staff.
For the Presbyterian churches in Freeland, Hazleton, and White Haven. All who work in banks and finance; all making financial decisions on behalf of others. Prisoners in jail, those recently released, and prison staff. All unemployed or underemployed. All public servants. Missionaries in the US and abroad.
For the Presbyterian churches in Brodheadsville, Delaware Water Gap, East Stroudsburg, Shawnee on Delaware, and Stroudsburg. All who work in manufacturing. The police, fire, and rescue workers. The courts. All young people. All families. All who hurt, or need inner healing, Ministeriums and councils of churches. Interim Pastors.
For the Presbyterian churches in Bangor, Bethlehem, Mt. Bethel, and Wind Gap; and in Easton: College Hill and First Presbyterian. All who work in retail trade and those who own their businesses. All who work in construction. Counselors and Spiritual Directors. Seminarians. All victims of abuse; all perpetrators of abuse. Specialized Ministers.
For the Presbyterian churches in Ashland, Mahanoy City, Pottsville, and St. Clair. All pastors and congregational staff members. All places of prayer or worship: churches, mosques, and synagogues. All who seek God.