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Intercessory Calendar

September, 2022

Remember in your prayers this month:

Alan Dole 

Bob Flagg

John Francis

 Chuck Haack

Nancy Lenz

Dennis Lovett

Christine Lu

David Metz

Dave Morris

Stephen Praver

Camilia and Joe Trak

Cathy Wood

Blue Ridge Retirement Community

Kingdom Life Ministries

 

Mondays- The Arts

O God, whom saints and angels delight to worship in heaven: Be ever present with your servants who seek through art and music to perfect the praises offered by your people on earth; and grant to them even now glimpses of your beauty, and make them worthy at length to behold it unveiled for evermore; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.     

September 5, 2022   Many Waters Ministries/Art

                          Therapy; Libby Clark Photography

September 12, 2022  Aspire Dance Academy

September 19, 2022  Treble Maker Music

September 26 2022   St. Francis Music Ministry

 

 

Tuesdays-  Government

 Almighty God, who hast given us this good land for our heritage: We humbly beseech thee that we may always prove ourselves a people mindful of thy favor and glad to do thy will.  Bless our land with honorable industry, sound learning, and pure manners. Save us from violence, discord, and confusion; from pride and arrogance, and from every evil way. Defend our liberties, and fashion into one united people the multitudes brought hither out of many kindreds and tongues. Imbue with the spirit of wisdom those to whom in thy Name we entrust the authority of government, that there may be justice and peace at home, and that, through obedience to thy law, we may show forth thy praise among the nations of the earth.  In the time of prosperity, fill our hearts with thankfulness, and in the day of trouble, suffer not our trust in thee to fail; all which we ask through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

September 6, 2022    Goochland County Supervisors, County Administrator, Employees, County Courts, EMTs, and Fire Fighters

September 13, 2022  Commonwealth of Virginia, Governor Northam, Legislators, State Courts

September 20, 2022  President Biden, Cabinet, Executive Branch; Congress; Federal Courts, all Military, Veterans, Law

                      Enforcement

September 27, 2022  For the increase of numbers of highly skilled candidates for all public offices;  For the  protection and

                       integrity of  our  election process on all levels of government

 

Wednesdays- Education

 O Eternal God, bless all schools, colleges, and universities, that they may be lively centers for sound learning, new discovery, and the pursuit of wisdom; and grant that those who teach and those who learn may find you to be the source of all truth; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Goochland County Schools 

September 7 , 2022    Superintendent, teachers,  all employees, all students

September 14, 2022   Private Schools, Reynolds Community College

September 21, 17, 2022 Day Care Centers

September 28, 2022  Home schools

 

 

 Thursdays- Business

 Almighty God, that you would raise up business leaders, entrepreneurs, and strong employees to cultivate businesses in our areas and give structure and growth to the dreams of those who seek to make our community a better place to live, through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.

 

September 1, 2022  Goochland Chamber of Commerce

September 8, 2022  Centerville Businesses

September 15, 2022  For all future businesses considering locating in Goochland,

September 22, 2022  For insightful, creative employees to serve the businesses of our communities 

September 29, 2020  For entrepreneurial business leaders to locate in Goochland County

 

Fridays- Church

 Almighty and everliving God, ruler of all things in heaven and earth, hear our prayers for this parish family. Strengthen the faithful, arouse the careless, and restore the penitent.  Grant us all things necessary for our common life, and bring us all to be of one heart and mind within your holy Church; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

September 2, 2022   All Churches, members, leaders, and ministries in Goochland

September 9, 2022   The Diocese of Virginia;  Bishops, Clergy, People, and all ministries

September 16,  2022   The churches in which we grew up

September 23, 2022   For the increase and multiplication of ministries throughout our region

September 30, 2020.  For Embrace Richmond that many would be trained and equipped to be great neighbors and make great

                                  neighborhoods