Lower Susquehanna Synod Prayer List

Week of April 1, 2024:

  • St. Paul, New Cumberland
  • St. Paul, Newport
  • St. Paul, Orrstown
  • St. Paul, Penryn
  • St. Paul, Quincy

Week of April 8, 2024:

  • St. Paul, Spring Grove
  • St. Paul (Blain), Loysville
  • St. Paul (Broadway), Hanover
  • St. Paul (Dubs), Hanover
  • St. Paul (Hametown), Glen Rock

Week of April 15, 2024:

  • St. Paul (Lebanon), Felton
  • St. Paul (New Chester), New Oxford
  • St. Paul (Sand Hill), Hummelstown
  • St. Paul (Stoverstown), Spring Grove
  • St. Paul (Wertzville), Enola

Week of April 22, 2024:

  • St. Paul’s, York
  • St. Peter, Halifax
  • St. Peter, Highspire
  • St. Peter, Lancaster
  • St. Peter, Mechanicsburg

Week of April 29, 2024:

  • St. Peter, Middletown
  • St. Peter, York
  • St. Peter (Upper Frankford), Newville
  • St. Stephen, New Kingstown
  • St. Stephen (Upton), Greencastle

Week of April 1, 2024:

  • The Rev. Michael J. Martine, Mount Joy, Trinity
  • The Rev. Alexander R. Martini, Mechanicsburg, St. Peter
  • The Rev. Elizabeth G. Martini, Assistant to the Bishop
  • The Rev. Karl J. Mattson, Retired
  • Deacon Augustus G. Mauro, Retired
  • The Rev. Susan J. McCarthy, East Berlin, Trinity
  • The Rev. Terrence McCarthy, Disability
  • Sister Deborah A.S. McClellan, Retired
  • The Rev. Larry A. McConnell, Retired

Week of April 8, 2024:

  • 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, Hospice and Community Care, Chaplain
  • The Rev. Ronald F. Mease, Retired
  • The Rev. Ivan R. Mechtly Jr., Retired
  • The Rev. Fredrica K. Meitzen, Retired

Week of April 15, 2024:

  • 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. Janice L. Mills, Retired
  • The Rev. George M. Minick, Retired
  • The Rev. Christina H. Minnich, Jacobus, Salem
  • The Rev. Dr. Karen K. Minnich-Sadler BCC, Retired
  • The Rev. Adam T. Morton, On Leave From Call – Graduate Study

Week of April 22, 2024:

  • The Rev. Elaine Moyer, Ickesburg, Faith United
  • The Rev. Russell H. Mueller, Retired
  • Deacon Jennifer Sue Murphy, New Oxford, Cross Keys Village, Chaplain
  • Deacon Emily R. Myallis, Lititz, St. Paul, Children’s Minister
  • 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

Week of April 29, 2024:

  • The Rev. William B. Nienstedt, Retired
  • The Rev. Amy E. Northridge, York, Mt. Zion UCC
  • The Rev. Jason P. Northridge, Mount Wolf, St. John
  • The Rev. Kelsey O’Brien, Lititz, Luthercare, Chaplain
  • The Rev. Dr. Charles H. Oberkehr, New Holland, Trinity
  • The Rev. Dr. Mark W. Oldenburg, Retired
  • The Rev. Drahomir Oslik, Waynesboro, Evangelical
  • The Rev. Scott J. Paradise, Newsmanstown, Millcreek
  • The Rev. Carol Honan Parr, Retired

Week of April 1, 2024: Jonathan Green, Susquehanna University

Week of April 8, 2024: Scott Habecker, Diakon

Week of April 15, 2024: Deacon David Hope-Tringali, Tree 4 Hope

Week of April 22, 2024: Chelsey Johnson, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service

Week of April 29, 2024: Chaplain Scott Kershner, Susquehanna University

Week of April 1, 2024: Rosalie Brunner

Week of April 8, 2024: Carrie Hoff

Week of April 15, 2024: Megan Eppleman

Week of April 22, 2024: Kathleen Getaz

Week of April 29, 2024: Wendy Harrison

  • Pastor Tom Eifert – February 16, 2024
  • Nancy Engelman, spouse of Pastor Emil Engelman – February 16, 2024
  • Pastor Henry Johnson – January 9, 2024
  • Gertrude Kampmeyer, spouse of Pastor Charles Kampmeyer – November 22, 2023
  • Pastor Vaughn Glover, spouse of Pastor Traci Glover – November 13, 2023
  • Pastor Eugene H. Moore – November 11, 2023
  • Bill Fuller, father of Deacon Marsha Roscoe – November 11, 2023
  • Dorcas Knarr, widow of Pastor George Knarr – November 7, 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.

  • Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton
  • Bishop of the Lower Susquehanna Synod, James Dunlop
  • 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

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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.