Prayer Requests for August, 2018.
Pray that...

Pray for churches in the Lebanon area based on the Great Commandment(s) (Matt. 22:37-38) and the Great Commission (Matt. 28:19-20). Pray for…
• An increasing love for God shown through fervent worship, a hunger for God’s Word and obedience to it.
• An abounding and discerning love for one another among God’s people.
• That the church would experience the truth of Jesus words, “surely I will be with you always” as disciples are made.

Previous Prayer Requests:

July Prayer Requests

• That Christian employers and employees in the Lebanon area would have their attitudes and actions fully shaped by their relationship with Jesus.

• That believers, having a strong work ethic and loving attitudes, would shine in the workplace opening up opportunities to pray for, serve and/or share the gospel with fellow employees.

• That believers would find ways to support and encourage one another in the workplace.

June Prayer Requests

• Foster parents would have energy and wisdom. Pray also that both they and their children would have a saving knowledge of God.

• The Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) would be able to stabilize their staffing and raise their morale in order to increase their effectiveness.

• Every Child of Linn/Benton County, a volunteer organization which mobilizes volunteers for the foster system, would be effective in increasing the awareness of needs in the foster care system, would be discerning to know where to concentrate their energy and would see an increase in volunteers.

Previous Prayer Requests

• Local churches and pastors would minister effectively to grieving families, widows, widowers, children who have lost parents and parents who have lost children.

• Huston Jost Funeral Home would serve grieving families with compassion and wisdom and that people would be awakened to spiritual truths as funerals and memorial services are performed.

• Those grieving a loss would find comfort in the God of all comfort.

• COMP NW medical school students would take time out of their busy schedules to pursue relationships with people and a relationship with God and that they would not be overwhelmed by their studies.

• Medical school staff would make wise decisions about the 100-plus students they admit each year and that they would be skillful and loving in their dealings with students.

• That the joy and love of Christ would be evident in the Christian employees and students at the school and that God would bear much fruit through their lives.

• Mayor Paul Aziz, City Manager Gary Marks and city staff would be wise, humble, faithful and encouraged as they carry out their work.

• Our city council would have good discernment and work together in a spirit of cooperation as they make decisions regarding Lebanon.

• There would be Christian involvement and gospel penetration in each of the seven areas of the Lebanon 2040 vision statement: arts and culture; downtown; education; healthy community; jobs and growth; safety and small-town values.

• Leaders’ prayer times including Transform Lebanon weekly prayer (Thursdays at 8 am) and the Church of the Valley annual prayer summit at Cannon Beach (Feb. 12-14).

• Moms in Prayer who pray for local schools.

• A renewal of private and corporate prayer in our churches.