Lower Susquehanna Synod Prayer List

Week of November 1, 2021:

  • Zion, Akron
  • Zion, Blain
  • Zion, Dauphin
  • Zion, East Petersburg
  • Zion, Enola

Week of November 8, 2021:

  • Zion, Etters
  • Zion, Glen Rock
  • Zion, Hummelstown
  • Zion, Jonestown
  • Zion, Landisville

Week of November 15, 2021:

  • Zion, Lebanon
  • Zion, Leola
  • Zion, Manheim
  • Zion, Marietta
  • Zion, Newville

Week of November 22, 2021:

  • Zion, York
  • Zion (Buck Valley), Warfordsburg
  • Zion (Erdman), Klingerstown
  • Zion (Rife-Killinger), Millersburg
  • Zion (Union Deposit), Hershey

Week of November 29, 2021:

  • Advent, York
  • Ascension, Willow Street
  • Bender Evangelical, Biglerville
  • Bergstrasse, Ephrata
  • Bethlehem, Bendersville

Week of November 1, 2021:

  • The Rev. Robert F. Matthias, Retired
  • The Rev. Karl J. Mattson, Retired
  • Deacon Augustus G. Mauro, Retired
  • The Rev. William Robert May, Retired
  • The Rev. Susan J. McCarthy, East Berlin, Trinity
  • The Rev. Terrence McCarthy, Disability
  • Sister Deborah A.S. McClellan, Retired
  • The Rev. Brian A. McClinton, York, Mt. Zion; Mount Wolf, Christ (Starview)
  • Deacon Megan Reynolds McClinton, York, Mt. Zion

Week of November 8, 2021:

  • The Rev. Larry A. McConnell, Retired
  • Deacon G. Phyllis McCullough, Retired
  • The Rev. Foster R. McCurley, Retired
  • The Rev. Robert S. McEllroy III, Retired
  • The Rev. Judith A. McKee, Retired
  • The Rev. Thomas E. McKee, Retired
  • The Rev. Tricia A. McMackin, York, SpiriTrust Lutheran, Chaplain
  • The Rev. Ronald F. Mease, Retired
  • The Rev. Ivan R. Mechtly Jr., Retired

Week of November 15, 2021:

  • The Rev. L. Guy Mehl, Retired
  • The Rev. Fredrica K. Meitzen, Retired
  • The Rev. Constance L. Mentzer, York, Advent
  • Rev. Dr. Timothy A. Mentzer, Lancaster, Holy Trinity
  • The Rev. John D. Merkel, Retired
  • The Rev. Richard F. Michael, Retired
  • The Rev. Beth R. Miller, Retired
  • The Rev. Glenn D. Miller, Retired
  • The Rev. Sherry A. Miller, On Leave From Call

Week of November 22, 2021:

  • The Rev. Janice L. Mills, Retired
  • The Rev. George M. Minick, Retired
  • The Rev. Christina H. Minnich, Jacobus, Salem
  • The Rev. Eugene H. Moore, Retired
  • The Rev. Robert W. Moore, Retired
  • The Rev. Adam T. Morton, On Leave From Call – Graduate Study
  • The Rev. Russell H. Mueller, Retired
  • Deacon Jennifer Sue Murphy, Chaplain, New Oxford, Cross Keys Village
  • The Rev. Wayne C. Muthler, Middletown, Frey Village, Chaplain

Week of November 29, 2021:

  • Deacon Emily R. Myallis, Children’s Ministry Coordinator , Lititz, St. Paul
  • The Rev. Robert J. Myallis, Lititz, St. Paul
  • The Rev. Albert E. Myers, Retired
  • The Rev. David Charles Newhart, Retired
  • The Rev. Jane C. Nicholson, Chambersburg, First
  • The Rev. Miriam L. Nicholson, Disability
  • The Rev. William B. Nienstedt, Chambersburg, Solomon
  • The Rev. Peter W. F. Nodyne, Retired
  • The Rev. Amy E. Northridge, On Leave From Call

Week of November 1, 2021 –United Lutheran Seminary, Rev. Dr. Guy Erwin

Week of November 8, 2021 –WELCA-LSS, Lois Griffith

Week of November 15, 2021 – Campus Ministry at St. Paul, Millersville, Lauren Buchmann

Week of November 22, 2021 – Christ Lutheran Health Ministries/Living Water Dental, Dr. Holly Hoffman

Week of November 29, 2021 –Diakon, Scott Habecker

Week of November 1, 2021 –Carrie Hoff

Week of November 8, 2021 -Melissa Hoffman

Week of November 15, 2021 – Michael Johnsen

Week of November 22, 2021 -Robert Kivlan

Week of November 29, 2021 –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.

  • Joseph A. Ricci Esq., synod parliamentarian – 10/2/2021
  • The Rev. David W. Clark – 9/28/2021
  • Muriel R. Dunlop, mother of Bishop James S. Dunlop – 9/22/2021
  • Deacon James H. Wise – 8/26/2021

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

  • Rev. Beth Schlegel 10/12/2021
  • Liam DeLong (son of Rev. David DeLong)- 9/20/21
  • Bill Fuller III (Father of Deacon Marsha Roscoe)- 8/09/21
  • 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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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.