Lower Susquehanna Synod Prayer List

Week of May 2nd, 2022:

  • St. John, Berrysburg
  • St. John, Boiling Springs
  • St. John, Columbia
  • St. John, Fairfield
  • St. John, Lancaster

Week of May 9th, 2022:

  • St. John, Littlestown
  • St. John, Maytown
  • St. John, Mercersburg
  • St. John, Mount Wolf
  • St. John, New Freedom

Week of May 16th, 2022:

  • St. John, Shiremanstown
  • St. John, Steelton
  • St. John (Barner’s), Liverpool
  • St. John (Franklin), Dillsburg
  • St. John (Hampton), New Oxford

Week of May 23rd, 2022:

  • St. John (Hoernerstown), Hummelstown
  • St. John (Sadler’s), Stewartstown
  • St. John Center, East Earl
  • St. Luke, Bainbridge
  • St. Luke, Chambersburg

Week of May 30th, 2022:

  • St. Luke, Littlestown
  • St. Luke (New Bridgeville), Felton
  • St. Luke (Williamson), Saint Thomas
  • St. Luke Evangelical, Schaefferstown
  • St. Mark, Annville

Week of May 2, 2022:

  • Deacon David A. Hope-Tringali, Harrisburg, Tree 4 Hope, Director for Advancement and Communications
  • The Rev. Jennifer A. Hope-Tringali, Harrisburg, Tree 4 Hope, Executive Director and Dean of Hope Academy
  • The Rev. Denise B. Horn, Marion, Salem
  • The Rev. Martin H. Horn, Greencastle, Evangelical
  • The Rev. Jack M. Horner Jr., Camp Hill, Trinity
  • The Rev. Linda L. Hostetter, Retired
  • The Rev. D. Evan Houck, Retired
  • Sister Joy V. Hovis, Retired
  • Deacon Valerie A. L. Hughes, Lancaster, Emmanuel, Organist/Director of Music

Week of May 9, 2022:

  • The Rev. Larry G. Hummer, Retired
  • The Rev. Thomas W. Hurlocker, Retired
  • Deacon Michelle J. Huth, United Lutheran Seminary, Director of Life Long Learning
  • The Rev. Gretchen Suzanne Ierien, Lebanon, Holy Trinity
  • The Rev. Robert B. Ierien, Lancaster, Redeemer
  • The Rev. Pamela M. Illick, Enola, St. Paul (Wertzville)
  • The Rev. William C. Jacobs, Retired
  • The Rev. Jonathan L. Jenkins, Retired
  • The Rev. Kenneth R. Jetto, Retired

Week of May 16, 2022:

  • The Rev. Douglas E. Johnson, Retired
  • The Rev. Henry K. Johnson, Retired
  • The Rev. Janyce C. Jorgensen, York, Zion
  • The Rev. Richard E. T. Jorgensen Jr., Director for Evangelical Mission
  • The Rev. Martine Joseph, ELCA Military Chaplain
  • The Rev. Charles W. Kampmeyer, Retired
  • The Rev. Thomas E. Karge, Retired
  • The Rev. Margaret Gibb Kassees, Lancaster, St. John
  • Deacon Marilyn “Micki” E. Kautz, Rossville, St. Michael

Week of May 23, 2022:

  • The Rev. Matthew A. Kayhart, Saint Thomas, St. Thomas
  • The Rev. Sarah M. Keilholtz, Shiremanstown, St. John
  • The Rev. Robert A. Kerchoff Sr., Retired
  • The Rev. Kirk C. Kerns, Linglestown, Christ
  • The Rev. M. David Kiel, Retired
  • Deacon R. Lynne Kiick, Retired
  • The Rev. Mary Anne Kingsborough, Columbia, Concordia
  • The Rev. Melvin A. Kirk, Retired

Week of May 30, 2022:

  • The Rev. Brenda J. Kiser, Retired
  • The Rev. Dione M. Klepetka, Lititz, Luthercare, Chaplain
  • The Rev. David E. Klepper Jr., Retired
  • The Rev. Gerald R. Kliner Jr., Elizabethtown, Christ
  • The Rev. Nancy W. Knol, Retired
  • The Rev. Mark S. Kopp, Millersville, St. Paul
  • The Rev. Cheryl A. Korte, Manheim, Trinity (Colebrook)
  • The Rev. David J. Kovach, Retired
  • The Rev. Robert A. Kramer, Retired

Week of May 2, 2022 – United Campus Ministry (Shippensburg University), Rev. Jan Bye

Week of May 9, 2022 –United Campus Ministry at St. Paul, Millersville, Lauren Buchmann

Week of May 16, 2022 –United Lutheran Seminary, President Rev. Dr. Guy Irwin

Week of May 23, 2022 – WELCA-LSS, Peggi Norman

Week of May 30, 2022 – Christ Lutheran Health Ministries/Living Water Dental, Dr. Holly Hoffman

Week of May 2, 2022 – Melissa Hoffman

Week of May 9, 2022 – Robert Horton

Week of May 16, 2022 – Michael Johnsen

Week of May 23, 2022 – Robert Kivlan

Week of May 30, 2022 – Jennifer Morris

  • Those in the path of severe weather – ongoing

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

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

  • The Rev. Allen Schwarz (Canadochly, York) – ongoing
  • The Rev. Charles Kampmeyer (retired) – ongoing
  • Natalie Rimmer, wife of The Rev. Chad Rimmer (on leave) – ongoing
  • The Rev. Terry McCarthy (disability) – ongoing
  • Mrs. Janice Ambrose – 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, The Rev. Dr. Edward Johnson Mwaikali
  • 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.

  • The Rev. Jennifer and Deacon David Hope-Tringali, serving in Guatemala
  • The Rev. Dr. Jeffrey Truscott, serving in Indonesia
  • Pastor 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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