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Deacon’s Bidding Prayers October 3rd 2014

Jesus Stained Glass Religious Stock Image Each week, the deacons of the Diocese of Nebraska invite everyone to join us in praying for the needs, hopes, concerns, and joys of the world beyond our immediate circles of family, friends, and parish. Deacons are invited to send biddings for prayers for the world to deaconbetsy@windstream.net by Thursday noon for each week’s gathering of biddings.

The deacons of our diocese bid your prayers:

For an end to gun violence in our communities and our nation.

For people who are ill with the Ebola virus and for those caring for them. For public health officials and for the scientists working on effective medicines or vaccines.

For people affected by the injuries and deaths from the Mt Ontake eruption in Japan.

For people around the world affected by heavy rains and floods this week. For those suffering from drought in California and around the world.

For people advocating for effective action to address climate change. For wisdom, courage, compassion, and the spirit of truth to respond appropriately to global warming now and in years ahead.

For the unemployed and those who are underemployed.

For the people of South Sudan, especially our sisters and brothers of the Diocese of Twic East.

For a lasting peace in the Middle East and throughout the world. For all who are in the paths of bombs and bullets. For US military personnel who have died in the Middle East, and especially for Samuel Hairston and his family and friends.

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