Praying with the People

Our Joys and Concerns for this week include:

  • Birthday joys: Susan Low (November 24), and Douglas Ha (November 25)
  • Lois Ville for her brother-in-law, Lee, prepping for hip surgery; for a good visit with Bengta Gotestam and family and for safe travel as they returned to Norway last Monday
  • Laurie Cudworth for her mother, Charlotte, who is ore but OK after a recent all
  • For Ron Tuttle facing a surgical procedure next week
  • For all those affected by sexual harassment and abuse; for a basic change in our understanding of these concerns
  • For an end to gun violence in this country
  • For all those affected by and trying to rebuild after fire, hurricane, earthquake and flood
  • For the wonderful work of Ecumenical Hunger Program and for the witness of Nevida Butler
  • For God’s guidance and empowerment as we move forward the Mosaic South Bay

Praying With the People

Our Joys and Concerns for this week include:

  • Birthday joys: Ron Fredlund (November 15), Steven Shepard (November 16), Sarah Nguyen Ha (November 17), Jane Chin (November 20), Charlie Clark and Christine Tillman (November 21)
  • Lois Ville for improved health; for her brother-in-law, Lee, prepping for hip surgery; for Lee and her sister, Caroline, as they celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary
  • Caroline Shepard for a visit from Bengta Gottestam from Norway
  • Bengta Gottestam with gratitude for old friends and good memories
  • Paul Berry, remembering the personal significance of “Steal Away,” first hymn learned on a lakeshore at summer camp and for the growing awareness of the significance it had for those slaves and escaped slaves who first sang it
  • Laurie Cudworth for her mother, Charlotte, who fell last week; for her own knee problems
  • For all those affected by the gun violence in Tehama County and Sutherland Springs, Texas; for an end to gun violence in this country
  • For all those affected by and trying to rebuild after fire, hurricane, earthquake and flood
  • For Marylea McLean who is recovering at home from cancer surgery
  • For Andy Kille facing complex treatment for cancer
  • For our church in this time of turmoil with City permitting
  • For the wonderful work of Ecumenical Hunger Program and for the witness of Nevida Butler
  • For God’s guidance and empowerment as we move forward the Mosaic South Bay

Praying With the People

Our Joys and Concerns for this week include:

  • Pastor Gregory thankful for the formation of cell groups already in progress for the Mosaic Project; keeping Chris Dodson in our prayers as he transitions back from night shift to day shift at work
  • Paul Berry remembering with joy the time in 1963 when he watched “We Shall Overcome” sung on national TV; prayers for this kind of moment to happen again
  • Kathy Gillam added, “Let’s make more future moments like that one”
  • For the family and friends as well as our church family as we grieve the death of Lynn Hunwick
  • For all those affected by and trying to rebuild after fire, hurricane, earthquake and flood
  • For Charlotte Jackson recovering from hip surgery at home
  • For Marylea McLean who is recovering at home from cancer surgery
  • For Andy Kille facing complex treatment for cancer
  • For our church in this time of turmoil with City permitting
  • For the American Baptist Board of International Ministries, it’s staff, our missionaries and families – especially Dan and Sharon Buttry, Dan and Sarah Chetti
  • For Sarah Nash and House of Hope in Bolivia; and Ramesh Kumar and Balasore Technical School
  • For our Evergreen Region as we say good-bye to our founding Executive Minister Marcia Patton, after 14 years of faithful service and welcome our new Executive Minister, Douglas Avilesbernal as he takes on the work in January
  • For God’s guidance and empowerment as we move forward the Mosaic South Bay

Praying With the People

Our Joys and Concerns for this week include:

  • For the family and friends as well as our church family as we grieve the death of Lynn Hunwick
  • For all those affected by and trying to rebuild after fire, hurricane, earthquake and flood
  • For Charlotte Jackson recovering from hip surgery at home
  • For Marylea McLean who is recovering at home from cancer surgery
  • For Andy Kille facing complex treatment for cancer
  • Pastor Rick for the family and friends of David Bartlett and Larry Kent Graham, both of whom died recently
  • Carolyn Shepard for Barba and Ray Hing who moved to San Jose; and for Soo Kim and Doug Lee in South Korea
  • For our church in this time of turmoil with City permitting
  • For the American Baptist Board of International Ministries, it’s staff, our missionaries and families – especially Dan and Sharon Buttry, Dan and Sarah Chetti
  • For Sarah Nash and House of Hope in Bolivia; and Ramesh Kumar and Balasore Technical School
  • For our Evergreen Region as we day good-bye to our founding Executive Minister Marcia Patton, after 14 years of faithful service and welcome our new Executive Minister, Douglas Avilesbernal and he takes on the work in January
  • For God’s guidance and empowerment as we move forward the Mosaic South Bay

Praying With the People

Our Joys and Concerns for this week include:

  • For the family and friends as well as our church family as we grieve the death of Lynn Hunwick last Saturday
  • For all those affected by the devastating wildfires throughout California, especially in Napa and Sonoma Counties
  • For Charlotte Jackson recovering from hip surgery at Vi in Palo Alto
  • For Marylea McLean who is recovering at home from cancer surgery
  • For Andy Kille facing complex treatment for cancer
  • Pastor Rick for the family and friends of David Bartlett who died last week
  • Carolyn Shepard for her family in Nicaragua hit with heavy rains and for the people of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and all those places affected by hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Jose, Maria, and Nate
  • For our church in this time of turmoil with City permitting
  • For the American Baptist Board of International Ministries, it’s staff, our missionaries and families – especially Dan and Sharon Buttry, Dan and Sarah Chetti
  • For Sarah Nash and House of Hope in Bolivia; and Ramesh Kumar and Balasore Technical School
  • For our Evergreen Region in this time of discernment and transition

Praying With the People

Our Joys and Concerns for this week include:

  • Birthday joys for Jin Chin (October 15)
  • Paul Berry brought greetings from the Syversons whom they recently visited in Falmouth, MA
  • Lynn Hunwick for a visit from Ramesh Kumar in honor of Marilyn
  • Lois Ville remembering her mother, Vivian, who would have celebrated her 114th birthday last week, with beautiful flowers in the sanctuary
  • For Minister Sydney Webster who unanimously passed her Ordination Council last night at Lakeshore Avenue Baptist Church in Oakland and for the good work of the PCBA/Evergreen Ordination Committee
  • For the work of Stanford UCCM, for Geoff Browning as he steps down as campus minister and for Annanda Barclay and Deb Weatherspoon as they come on board as co-chaplains
  • For all those affected by the devastating wildfires throughout California, especially in Napa and Sonoma Counties
  • For Charlotte Jackson recovering from hip surgery at Vi in Palo Alto
  • For Marylea McLean who is recovering at home from cancer surgery
  • For Andy Kille facing complex treatment for cancer
  • Pastor Rick for the family and friends of David Bartlett on hospice care in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Carolyn Shepard for her family in Nicaragua hit with heavy rains and for the people of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and all those places affected by hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Jose, Maria, and Nate
  • For our church in this time of turmoil with City permitting
  • For the American Baptist Board of International Ministries, it’s staff, our missionaries and families – especially Dan and Sharon Buttry, Dan and Sarah Chetti
  • For Sarah Nash and House of Hope in Bolivia: and Ramesh Kumar and Balasore Technical School

Praying With the People

Our Joys and Concerns for this week include:

  • Birthday joys for Diane Kirton (October 4), Anthia Lee Halfmann (October 8), Jo Ford (October 9), Pearl Pe (October 10)
  • Dan Cudworth, watching Steve Scalise’s return to Congress, for the power of prayer and healing to draw people together
  • Lynn Hunwick remembering the gift of his robe from Nagaland; for the people of Nagaland
  • Melanie Ramirez for the joy of the Community Gospel Choir’s first performance at the Quaker Harvest Festival; for Dona as she travels to Washington to conduct a memorial service for her cousin’s husband
  • Lois Ville for the joy of being home; for a good visit to Illinois; for her brother, Lou, now living independently; for the healing of stress with her sister, Diane
  • For Charlotte Jackson recovering from hip surgery at Sequoia Hospital
  • For Marylea McLean who is recovering at home from cancer surgery
  • For Andy Kille facing complex treatment for cancer
  • Pastor Rick for the family and friends of David Bartlett on hospice care in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Pastor Gregory for Puerto Rico and all those places affected by hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Jose, and Maria
  • For those affected by flooding in the Far East, earthquakes in Mexico, fires in the Pacific Northwest, racial unrest in St. Louis, and for the Rohingya people fleeing Myanmar for Bangladesh in great numbers
  • Lois Ville facing major decisions about her vision and hearing; for her brother, Lou, hospitalized in Illinois following knee surgery; traveling mercies as she journeys to Illinois
  • For Lucille Towner recovering from a broken wrist
  • For our church in this time of turmoil with City permitting
  • For the American Baptist Board of International Ministries, it’s staff, our missionaries and families – especially Dan and Sharon Buttry and Dan and Sarah Chetti