Prayer Focus:

This month we pray for all of us in the Lower Susquehanna Synod during this time of discernment as we prepare to elect a new bishop in June 2025.  We especially pray for the Mission Committee as they finalize the profiles of our synod and what we need in our next bishop.

Prayer Petitions:

Prayer Petition for Sunday, November 3, 2024 (24th Sunday after Pentecost):

You call us to live lives of love. Sanctify the work of the Lower Susquehanna Synod toward the election of a bishop, so that divine wisdom frees us from disillusionment and disappointment. Merciful God, receive our prayer.

Prayer Petition for Sunday, November 3, 2024 (All Saints Sunday):

O God of insight, you sanctify our work with your gift of understanding. Stand with our Lower Susquehanna Synod as we elect a bishop. Lead us with your divine wisdom and free us from disillusionment and disappointment. Merciful God, receive our prayer.

Prayer Petition for Sunday, November 10, 2024:

Renew our Lower Susquehanna Synod, O God. Wash away our uncertainty. Fill us with faith to follow the leading of your word as we seek prophetic leadership for our  work—especially among children, the poor, the lonely, and the widowed, that we may respond with sensitivity and discernment. Merciful God, receive our prayer.

Prayer Petition for Sunday, November 17, 2024:

In the sacrifice of Christ, you grant us confidence and assurance of your saving work. Encourage hopeful hearts in our Lower Susquehanna Synod as we seek our next bishop to provoke our love and good deeds. Merciful God, receive our prayer.

Prayer Petition for Sunday, November 24, 2024 (Christ the King):

Answer our prayers for discernment with the voice of your truth as our Lower Susquehanna Synod discerns our next bishop. Help us to follow your voice and testify that your wisdom is everlasting. Merciful God, receive our prayer.

Hymn Suggestions:

  • God of Tempest, God of Whirlwind, ELW 400
  • Oh, That the Lord Would Guide My Ways, ELW 772
  • O Holy Spirit, Enter In, ELW 786
  • Ask the Complicating Questions, ACS 1005
  • Our God Will Go Before Us (Keith Getty, Matt Boswell, Matt Papa, CCLI)
  • Build My Life (Brett Younker, Karl Martin, Kirby Kaple, Matt Redman, Pat Barret, CCLI)

Spotify Playlist:

Access Spotify Playlist.

This playlist has been curated to deepen our faith and help us come to God in prayer together as Synod as we discern where God is calling us next and who God is calling to be our next Bishop. Each month new songs will be added to correspond with that month’s prayer theme. The songs added to the playlist for this month are listed below, for those who do not use Spotify.

  • Holy Spirit, Francesca Battestelli
  • My Lighthouse, Rend Collective
  • I Will Follow, Chris Tomlin
  • Light the Way, Matt Maher
  • Thy Word, Amy Grant

Coloring Pages:

Download November 2024 Coloring Pages Resource.