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Intercessory Calendar

February, 2020

Remember in you prayers this month:

Gregg and Susie Bennett                   Lois Ladny and Family

Ruthann Chynoweth                            Dennis Lovett                   

Alan Dole and Family                          Warren and Annik Mathias            

Jodi Franklin                                         Stephen Praver

Amber and Guage Haack                     Jay Scott

Jim Hanson                                           Terry Shifflett

 Jill Wells                                                Blue Ridge Retirement Community


 Kingdom Life Ministries                      Ministry of Hope

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.     

April 6, 2020    Many Waters Ministries/Art

                       Therapy; Libby Clark Photography

April 13, 2020   Aspire Dance Academy

April 20, 2020  Treble Maker Music

April 27, 2020   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.

April 7, 2020    Goochland County Supervisors, County Administrator, Employees, County Courts, EMTs, and Fire Fighters

April 14 , 2020   Commonwealth of Virginia, Governor Northam, Legislators, State Courts

April 21, 2020  President Trump, Cabinet, Executive Branch; Congress; Federal Courts, all Military, Veterans, Law Enforcement  

April 28, 2020  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 

April 1, 2020    Superintendent, teachers,  all employees, all students

April 8, 2020   Private Schools, Reynolds College3

April 15, 2020   Day Care Centers

April 22, 2020   Home schools

April 29, 2020   All private tutors


 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.


April 2, 2020  Goochland Chamber of Commerce

April 9, 2020  Centerville Businesses

April 16, 2020  For all future businesses considering locating in Goochland

April 23, 2020  For insightful, creative employees to serve the businesses of our communities

April 30, 2020   For entrepreneurial business leadters to locate in Goochland


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.

April 3, 2020    All Churches, members, leaders, and ministries in Goochland

April 10, 2020   The Diocese of Virginia;  Bishops, Clergy, People, and all ministries

April 17, 2020   The churches in which we grew up

April 24, 2020   For the increase and multiplication of ministries throughout our region