Praying With the People

Our Joys and Concerns for this week include:

Birthday joys for Bryce Johnson (May 28)

Kathy Gillam for the prospects of a new teaching job for her daughter, Julia; for Dick and her as they travel

Doug Lee for the blessings of having been part of our community the past 5 years

Carolyn Shepard expressing our sadness in saying farewell to Soo Kim, Doug, and Hegene Lee as they return to Korea, with appreciation for all they have contributed to our life together

For Sean Cevera as he continues to heal after heart surgery

Lois Ville for Chuck and Nancy Syverson for healing for Chuck and comfort as they remember their son, Brent, and friend, Kim

Pastor Rick for good work of ABSW as they look to a bright future with creative new leadership

Joys and Concerns

Our Joys and Concerns for this week include:

Birthday joys for Lois Ville (May 17) and Melanie Ramirez (May 21)

For Chip and Charlie Clark who are traveling to Texas and Iowa this week

Nana Spiridon wihsing everyone a Happy Mother’s Day; for all who need health

Laurie Cudworth for her mom, Charlotte, who is having neck and shoulder pain; for both Blake and her sister, Elke, who are having birthdays this week

For Sean Cevera who is hospitalized in southern California after heart surgery

Jane Chin for her brother-in-law’s father who was taken to the ER last weekend with heart problems

Pastor Rick for the family and friends of his Aunt Cathey Pecorino, who died on Monday; for his niece, Cathi, who is being treated for breast cancer

Praying With the People

Our Joys and Concerns for this week include:

Birthday joys for Pamela Sullivan (May 15), Carole Low (May 16), Lois Ville (May 17)

Paul Berry for Chuck and Nancy Syverson who have canceled their June trip to Palo Alto due to health concerns for Chuck

Carolyn Shepard who is hopeful of a new living situation for Steven

Lois Ville for her sister Caroline with health concerns and for the medical compassion of caregivers

Pastor Rick for his niece, Cathi, who is being treated for breast cancer; for the American Baptist Churches leadership as a new General Secretary is announced

Praying With the People

Our Joys and Concerns for this week include:

Birthday joys for Ruth Owen and Wai Han Lee (April 29)

Melanie Ramirez celebrating brother, Darren’s 51st birthday, Sunday, April 23; for the joy of filming part of Daniel’s senior project (with 45 high school youth) here at the church last Saturday

Balazs who is homeless and looking for a place to live

Pastor Rick for his niece, Cathi, who started chemo for breast cancer this week; for his friend, Karen Oliveto, the first openly gay bishop in the United Methodist Church who is on trial with her denomination this week; for traveling mercies as he heads to Raleigh, NC, for the annual Convocation of the Alliance of Baptists

Joys and Concerns

Our Joys and Concerns for this week include:

Birthday joys for Laura Garcia (April 13) and Peggy Johnson (April 15)

Paul Berry for Sachiko who drive to church Sunday morning (the first time since October)

Laura Garcia for the presence of Paul and Jessie Tuan in worship

Dona smith-Powers for a good visit with Thelma Parodi last week

Melanie Ramirez for a trip that she is making with her mother and brother to San Diego

Pastor Gregory for peace around the world, especially in Syria

Charlotte Jackson for her friend, Bill, with health concerns

Kathy Gillam for her daughter, Julia, who will be looking for a new teaching position in San Francisco

Joys and Concerns

For Thelma Parodi who celebrates her 98th birthday today (April 5) and for Dylan Ha who will be 13 on Sunday (April 9)

Melanie Ramirez with thanksgiving that Daniel is almost all healed form his surgery

Pastor Gregory for the family, friends, and fans of Gilbert Baker, creator of the Gay Pride Rainbow Flag, who died last week

Lois Ville for the family and friends of her brother-in-law, Ralph, who died last week

Charlotte Jackson for her cousin, Darlene, who has been hospitalized in Minneapolis

Cole Holderman for his family still mourning the death of his younger brother, Mason, who died 6 months ago from lung cancer, especially for Mason’s 17 year old twin brother, Jack

Joys and Concerns

Our Joys and Concerns for this week include:

Ray Hing touched by Sunday’s sermon that God doesn’t see us the way we see ourselves and God teaches us patience; grateful for the sale of their house in Cleveland; thanks for our prayers

Barbara Hing with gratitude for our prayers and hope for a long term renter

Pastor Rick for the presence of Thelma Parodi in worship; a welcome home to David Shi; for

Lucille Towner who fell and broke her wrist’ for friends Whitley and Harold living with epilepsy