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Intercessory Calendar

February, 2020

Remember in you prayers this month:

Ruthann Chynoweth                    Dennis Lovett                    Terry Shifflett

Dorothy                                         Harry Moore                       Tina

Rhonda Dole                                 Charlotte Peters                 Camilia and Joe Trak

Amber and Guage Haack             Martha Poole                       Jill Wells

Sandra and David Halpern           Stephen Praver                   Bonnie and Harry Wilkins

Jim Hanson                                    Ross                                    Blue Ridge Retirement Community

Jason                                              Jay Scott                             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.     

February 3,2020    Many Waters Ministries/Art

                       Therapy; Libby Clark Photography

February 10 , 2020   Aspire Dance Academy

February 17, 2020  Treble Maker Music

February 24, 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.

February 4, 2020    Goochland County Supervisors, County Administrator, Employees, County Courts, EMTs, and Fire Fighters

February 11 , 2020   Commonwealth of Virginia, Governor Northam, Legislators, State Courts

February 18, 2020  President Trump, Cabinet, Executive Branch; Congress; Federal Courts, all Military, Veterans, Law Enforcement  

February 25, 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 

February 5, 2020    Superintendent, teachers,  all employees, all students

February 12, 2020   Private Schools, Reynolds College3

February 19, 2020   Day Care Centers

February 26, 2020   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.


February 6, 2020  Goochland Chamber of Commerce

February 13, 2020  Centerville Businesses

February 20, 2020  For all future businesses considering locating in Goochland

February 27, 2020  For insightful, creative employees to serve the businesses of our communities


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.

February 7, 2020    All Churches, members, leaders, and ministries in Goochland

February 14, 2020   The Diocese of Virginia;  Bishops, Clergy, People, and all ministries

February 21, 2020   The churches in which we grew up

February 28, 2020   For the increase and multiplication of ministries throughout our region