March 17, 2021

TOUCHSTONE PRAYER LIST

March 17, 2021

Praises

  •  friend doing well after surgery.
  • A friend is OK after car wreck.
  • Touchstone welcomes our newest board member, Sarah James Myatt!
  • One of this week’s Show Your Love service projects went very well.
  • Several of our senior CiViL students girls to be CiViL interns when they graduate.
  • We have had a positive response from several church partners about helping with the Show Our Love service project.
  • One of our volunteers is taking strong leadership on Touchstone’s Fundraising Committee.
  • Melony and Jim Weber look forward to seeing their grown children at Easter.
  • We have set a date for Your Best Shot, our senior portrait initiative, as April 24. 
  • We are encouraged as friends and family receive COVID-19 vaccinations.

 Touchstone/CiViL

  • Success for our Spring break Show Our Love projects
  • We need 4 more volunteer photographers for Your Best Shot.
  • Guidance and favor after submission of a Predators Grant
  • Touchstone counseling clients and CiViL students
  • New Touchstone board members

Comfort and Healing

  • A friend’s father in nursing home care is not swallowing. 
  • A friend is in the ICU w serious liver problems.
  • A friend recovering from hernia surgery.
  • Young man with morbid bi-polar depression. 
  • A friend’s sister Toni has a spot on her lung.
  • A friend’s brain bleed that resulted from a fall.
  • The loved ones of several friends who passed away recently.
  • Friends and family members fighting COVID-19 and its after-effects. 
  • For all who struggle with the after-effects of trauma
  • Our aging parents and friends who are vulnerable and often isolated due to health and safety concerns.
  • A friend working on alcohol recovery

Other 

  • Anyone with domestic violence and mental health challenges.
  • Recovery and a home for a friend’s homeless son.
  • Several friends who need to find work
  •  An end to divisive misinformation that generates social conflict.

Partner Organizations

  • Bellevue Presbyterian Church
  • The Village Chapel
  • Rocketown 
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • Overton High
  • Oliver Middle
  • Hillsboro High
  • Hillwood High
  • Youth For Christ 

Racial Justice

  • Justice for people of color
  • Repentance by oppressors and complicit bystanders
  • Positive leadership
  • Progress in anti-racism movement
  • Empathy regarding racial discrimination issues, especially by those who haven’t experienced discrimination.
  • Racial equity and accountability in area schools

COVID-19

  • Wisdom about loosening COVID-19 restrictions, especially in regards to Spring Break activities and the possibility of a resulting surge.
  • Speedy vaccinations for all
  • Rapid and successful vaccine distribution
  • The revival that comes from our cries to God for help, hope, mercy, and repentance
  • Protection for friends with compromised health.
  • All of those whose livelihoods are threatened by the COVID-19 economy.
  • The safety for our heroic health care and essential workers

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