TOUCHSTONE PRAYER LIST
December 1, 2021
- Good time with family over Thanksgiving
- The completion of Melony’s year long dental work
- We had a good meeting with prospective CiViL students.
- We are thankful for our new Lipscomb University intern who started this week and a Belmont University intern who starts in Jan
- The CiViL Service/Rocketown Thanksgiving Food Give-away deeply affected our students.
- Touchstone’s brokerage account is set up and able to receive stock donations.
- Our first-ever CiViL Group with hearing impaired students has transparent masksfor leaders and hearing students.
- That group will also have an upper class intern who is interested in learning American Sign Language.
- We reconnected with former Oliver Middle School student who wants to be in CiViL again in his new high school.
- A friend who had shoulder surgery recently is doing very well at caring for himself.
- Melony’s Shingles have gotten much better.
Touchstone Events, Programs & Services
- Challenges forming groups at one of our schools.
- Senior students are really stressed academically, and some have given up.
- A recent grant funding request
- Touchstone 4th Qtr Fundraiser
- Touchstone counseling clients
- Plans and staffing for CiViL school programs
- CiViL students who engage in unhealthy relationship patterns
Comfort and Healing
- A friend’s heart arrhythmia procedure on Jan 12
- A friend’s family in the pain of divorce.
- A friend’s brother died in car accident
- Friends whose apartment flooded also contracted COVID.
- A friend undergoing physical tharapy after knee replacement surgery
- A friend with cancer seems to be giving up.
- Friends grieving broken families, especially during holidays
- Several students are suffering.
- Many friends are grieving lost loved ones.
- A friend battling cancer is not doing well.
- A friend is recovering from major shoulder surgery.
- For people damaged by trauma
- Friends working on addiction recovery
- A friend is job hunting.
- A friend needs guidance regarding a creative idea.
- Supply chain issues and the economy
- Political tension and conflict within the American church
- The kidnapped missionaries in Haiti
- Those suffering from disasters (hurricane, floods, drought, fires, earthquakes, and war)
- Our aging families
- Guidance for friends planning a building project.
- Those with domestic violence, mental health, and other challenges
- Bellevue Presbyterian Church
- The Village Chapel
- Enterprise Rent-a-Car
- Overton High
- Oliver Middle
- Hillsboro High
- Hillwood High
- Nashville School of the Arts
- Youth For Christ
- Denial vs blaming in education on history of race
- Threats to voting rights
- Racial accountability at private schools
- Justice for people of color
- Repentance by oppressors and complicit bystanders
- Positive leadership
- Progress in anti-racism movement
- Social media conflict over race and other justice issues.
- Concerns about the new variant
- Wise leadership on masking and vaccine requirements
- Protection for those w compromised immune systems
- Stamina and safety for all health care workers
- The revival that could come from our cries to God for help, hope, mercy, and repentance