In Our Prayers

In Thanksgiving
For Nancy’s friend, Rosie’s, successful surgery and treatment
For Keith’s mother, Lynne’s, successful surgery and cancer-free diagnosis

For Healing and Recovery
Elizabeth (Trinity Alameda)
Nancy’s son, Bill
Jessica’s brother, Matt

For Those with On-Going Health Issues
 Hart  +  Kari  +  Pastor Craig  +  Carolyn’s father, Tom 

For the Concerns & Blessings of Our Family Members & Friends
Pastor Ned & José, awaiting the completion of repairs to their home after flooding
Yvonne’s friend, Joyce
Pastor Ned’s friend, Jane 
Pastor Pamela’s mother, Dorothy
Pastor Stephanie’s mother, Carol
Maureen’s Dad, Paul, and Mom, Betty

For Those Who Are Grieving
Gayle M., and John’s family, mourning John’s death
Carolyn’s friend, Luz
Gayle M’s friends, Joyce and Janis  

For Those Who Are Struggling
& Concerns of Our Nation & World
Individuals and families facing turmoil or life changes;
Those on our border hoping for a new beginning in the U.S.;
Those without a home or enough food;
Those seeking employment and struggling to make ends meet;
Peace and cooperation among disparate groups in the United States;
Lasting peace to come among warring nations/lands;
Love to reign and racism to end

For Our Partners in Ministry
The ministries of Pastor Nai and the Oakland Yu Mienh Baptist Church;
24-Hour Child Center, as they return to their repaired site;

The ministries and Board of the East Bay Lutheran Parish (EBLP),
especially as it begins the process of closing;

The Evangelical Church in America, its ministries and ministers;
The Sierra Pacific Synod, its staff and ministries;

Congregations and ‘centers of faith’ throughout Oakland
For Celebrations
Pastor Ned (Baptism 4/1)
Nancy Hughes (Baptism 4/4)
Stewart Graff (Birthday 4/7)
Finley Graff (Birthday 4/10)
Doreen Hazel (Baptism 4/15)
Pastor Craig (Baptism 4/15)
Yvonne Johnson (Confirmation 4/15)
Maribella Yanez (Birthday 4/19)
Gretchen Lebold (Birthday 4/20)
Finley Graff (Baptism 4/26)

The Prayer List is updated each quarter (January 1, April 1, July 1, and October 1).
To keep your prayer concerns on this list at those times or to add, delete, or update prayers, please send an email to

Remember it is your responsibility to first receive permission from the person(s) being prayed for before adding their name(s) to our list.