Lower Susquehanna Synod Prayer List

Week of September 4, 2023:

  • Brickerville United, Lititz
  • Calvary Evangelical, Dover
  • Canadochly, York
  • Center (Upper Frankford), Newville
  • Centerville, Newville

Week of September 11, 2023:

  • Chestnut Grove (Latimore), York Springs
  • Christ, Duncannon
  • Christ, Elizabethtown
  • Christ, Gettysburg
  • Christ, Harrisburg

Week of September 18, 2023:

  • Christ, Lancaster
  • Christ, Linglestown
  • Christ, Loganville
  • Christ, Manchester
  • Christ, New Bloomfield

Week of September 25, 2023:

  • Christ, Shrewsbury
  • Christ, York
  • Christ (Aspers), Bendersville
  • Christ (Filey), Dillsburg
  • Christ (Spry), York

Week of September 4, 2023:

  • The Rev. H. James Tanner Jr., Retired
  • The Rev. Sarah E. Teichmann, Mechanicsburg, Kirby-Smith Associates
  • The Rev. John G. Teitman, On Leave From Call – Graduate Study
  • The Rev. Charles Frank Terhune, Retired
  • The Rev. Steven E. Thomas, Hanover, St. Bartholomew’s United Church ELCA
  • The Rev. Sean Spencer Titus, Dillsburg, St. Paul
  • The Rev. Jennifer Lynn Toburen, Duncannon, Christ
  • Deacon April Ellen Trout, Tanzania, ELCT Konde Diocese, LSS Liaison

Week of September 11, 2023:

  • The Rev. Dennis L. Trout, Retired
  • The Rev. Gwenn L. Trout, Enola, Zion; Enola, St. Paul (Wertzville)
  • The Rev. Linda S. Trout, Retired
  • The Rev. Hobart Charles Utter Jr., Retired
  • The Rev. Lois K. Van Orden, Camp Hill, Grace Intentional Interim
  • The Rev. Stephen P. Verkouw, Lancaster, Grace
  • Rev. Dr. Joseph M. Vought, Retired
  • Deacon Kristin Ann Vought, Director of Development^Gettysburg Hospital Foundation

Week of September 18, 2023:

  • The Rev. Amy M. Wagner, Chambersburg/Gettysburg, SpiriTrust Lutheran, Chaplain
  • The Rev. Walter J. Wagner, Retired
  • The Rev. Robert J. N. Walborn, Retired
  • The Rev. Robert W. Wallace Jr., Retired
  • The Rev. Kathryn L. Warn, Manheim, Zion
  • The Rev. Alan J. Watt, York, Christ
  • The Rev. Nancy L. Weiss, Retired
  • The Rev. Alan C. Wenrich, Retired
  • The Rev. Diane G. Wenthe, Retired

Week of September 24, 2023:

  • The Rev. John J. Wenzke, Retired
  • The Rev. Richard A. Whitesel, Retired
  • The Rev. Alan R. Wilson, Retired
  • The Rev. Carla S. Christopher,  Assistant to the Bishop
  • The Rev. Patrick P. Wirick Jr., Klingerstown, St. Michael and Zion (Erdman)
  • The Rev. Marilyn Witte, Retired
  • The Rev. Allan S. Wysocki, Retire
  • The Rev. Stephen W. Yambor, Retired
  • The Rev. Robert R. Yankovitz, Retired

Week of September 4, 2023: Robert L. Rundle Jr., SpiriTrust Lutheran

Week of September 11, 2023: Dot Wise & BJ Weber, St. Barnabas co-chair

Week of September 18, 2023: Jonathan D. Green, Susquehanna University, President

Week of September 25, 2023: Randy Barr, Tech4Tanzania

Week of September 4, 2023: Wendy Harrison

Week of September 11, 2023: Carrie Hoff

Week of September 18, 2023: Melissa Hoffman

Week of September 25, 2023: Justin Holoviak

  • Natalie Rimmer, wife of The Rev. Chad Rimmer – August 28, 2023
  • For the family and friends of Sara Gummo – July 10, 2023

Requests will remain on the list for 3 months unless there is a request for ongoing prayers.

  • Jim Moodie, brother-in-law of The Rev. Richard Jorgensen – 8/9/2023
  • Deacon Marilyn “Micki” E. Kautz – 7/25/2023
  • The Rev. Larry Hawkins – 5/15/2023
  • The Rev. Anne-Rose Reeves – 3/27/2023
  • The Rev. Charles Kampmeyer (retired) – ongoing
  • The Rev. Terry McCarthy (disability) – ongoing
  • Janice Cromer (wife of The Rev. Douglas Cromer, retired) – ongoing
  • The Rev. Jay Bohn, (retired) and his wife, Mary Bohn – ongoing

Requests will remain on the list for 3 months unless there is a request for ongoing prayers.

  • Elizabeth
  • Jim
  • Bishop of Konde Diocese, Bishop Geoffrey Samuel Mwakihaba 
  • and all who serve the church

that they serve with wisdom, vision, seek peace and justice, and work for the good of all citizens.

We pray for the many ministries across our Lower Susquehanna Synod and give thanks for the difference being made.

especially those in the paths of the volcanic eruptions in Guatemala and Hawaii.

for the whole human family around the world that encounters violence, racism, prejudice, and injustice.

  • Deacon David Hope-Tringali, serving Tree4Hope
  • The Rev. Dr. Jeffrey Truscott, serving in Indonesia
  • The Rev. Stephen Deal, serving in Central America, for Young Adults in Global Mission
  • Deacon April Trout serving the Lower Susquehanna Synod as liaison to the Konde Diocese in Mbeya, Tanzania
  • all other missionaries serving around the world

who in their desperation to move to a new country put their lives in danger; that all be led safely in God’s care.

around our world, both at home and abroad. We pray for cooler heads, respect for one another, and saner solutions. We pray for the courage to love all God’s children. We pray that black lives will matter to all. We pray that law enforcement officials will be safe in their work, and that God’s house in all places will safe space and sanctuary for all who enter.

especially this month we pray for the administration, staff, corrections officers, inmates, families of inmates of following facilities: Forest County Jail, Franklin County Jail, Fulton County Jail, Greene County Prison, Huntingdon County Prison, SCI Retreat at Humlock Creek, SCI Rockview at Bellefonte, and SCI Somerset.

that they recognize the violence they have committed, that their hearts would be changed, and that they receive forgiveness, mercy, and grace when it is offered and in doing so be changed.

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ELCA Prayer Ventures

Here you’ll find daily prayer petitions in PDF or Word documents for your personal use or for use in your congregation.

World in Prayer

A ministry of the Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist in Lodi, CA. offering weekly prayers grounded in current world events

Have a prayer request to share with others in our synod? Please contact Marsha Roscoe at mroscoe@lss-elca.org. Please also notify her when you wish to be removed from the list.