Prayer Candles2018-02-21T11:32:46+00:00

Prayer Candles

We are a synod who prays together. We invite you to light a candle with your prayer request by filling out the form on the right. Your prayer will remain lit unless you contact Cathy Deitrich at cdeitrich@lss-elca.org and request otherwise.

Candle for

Our Catholic Sisters and Brothers


Great healer of all, grant true and lasting healing within the Roman Catholic church as they face the abhorrent news of the broadening sexual abuse scandal. Grant healing to those who suffered such abuse, whose wounds are deep. Bring peace and healing to all who have suffered sexual abuse at any time or place.  


Candle for

Zion Evangelical Lutheran cong.

Glen Rock

…that God might be with them as they recover from the 2-4 foot of flooding on July 25th in their church's basement.  

Rev. H. Lee Brumback II

Candle for

Wisdom and strength

Upper Bermudian

Dear Lord Jesus, please give your people wisdom to discern your will and strength to follow your guidance.  

David Clark

Candle for

Emerging leaders


For the Holy Spirit to raise up new servant leaders among us; apostles, prophets, evangelists, pastors, and teachers to equip the church for mission until all reach the fullness if Christ.

Matthew Lenahan

Candle for

Our synod and the ULS

Gracious God, give wisdom and strength to all who lead and serve in this time of tumult and transition. Grant us grace to extend empathy, aide, and forgiveness to all touched by recent events in our extended Lutheran family. Help us live into the calling you have given all your children to care for each other, the community, and the world. Amen

Keith Fair

Candle for

Bishop Dunlop, Adm, and LSS members

Boiling Springs, PA

Heavenly Father we ask you to guide and direct Bishop Dunlop, all Seminary personnel, students,pastors and congregations of the Lower Susquehanna Synod so we work together in your precious name. Because of the Grace you have given us along with eternal life, as your disciples we pray for strength to resolve these issues as good Christians. Amen

Chet and Ellie Swank

Candle for

ULS and LSS communities

For patience, grace, and healing.

Holly Gainor

Candle for

Synod Staff and Synod Council

Wise and loving God, we pray for your Spirit's guidance as our synod staff and synod council seek your will in these challenging times. Strengthen them, give them courage, and comfort them with your peace.  

Pr. Doug Johnson

Candle for

Bishop Jim Dunlop

God's support and direction for Bishop Dunlop as he serves in new ways in leading the Lutheran Church in this place and time.  

Joan and Bob Walton

Candle for

Synod Staff

Steelton, PA

Lord, we pray for the synod staff as they deal with the vacancy in the bishop's office. We pray for peace, patience, and comfort during this time of upheaval. And we pray that the God of order would indeed bring order out of the chaos, and bring forth a new creation.

Pr. Tonya Eza

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