Caring Community: December 2015

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We are continuing the process of praying for authorized ministers, congregations, and ministry groups throughout 2015. Each month, we will publish a weekly list for the month and post them weekly on our Facebook page. We encourage you to include these prayer requests in your local church newsletter, share them with your prayer circle, and include them in your own prayers.
Highlights for December:
  • Prayers for World AIDS Day on December 1.
  • Prayers for Rev. Laurie Hill as she is challenged by a medical issue. She is serving Fairfield Glade Community Church in Tennessee.
  • Prayers for Rev. Bob Hurst, United Church of Huntsville, as he undergoes hip surgery onDecember 28.
  • Continued prayers for Rev. Michael McCaulley, Peace Church, Clemson South Carolina.
  • For Garden of Grace UCC in Columbia South Carolina and the surrounding communities as they continue to recover from flooding.
  • Prayers for Lex Cade-White as she is ordained at Ebenezer UCC in Sheboygan Wisconsin on December 20. She is serving as a chaplain at Hospice Advantage.
  • Prayers for Rev. Angie Wright as she resigns her position as founding pastor of Beloved Community Church in Birmingham Alabama. Her last Sunday is December 27.
  • Prayers for Rev. Debbie Douglas as she resigns her position as pastor of First United Church, Belvidere Tennessee. Her last Sunday is December 27.
  • Welcome to Rev. Sharon Temple as a Designated Transitional Minister for a two year term at Brookmeade UCC in Nashville.
  •  Welcome to Rev. Bruce Schoup as the Designated Minister for a two year term at Peace Church in Clemson South Carolina.
  • Prayers for Fairfield Glade Community Church as they celebrate their 40th anniversary on December 6.
Churches in Transition:
Oak Grove Congregational Christian, Pine Mountain Georgia; Church of the Savior, Alpharetta Georgia; Pensacola UCC, Pensacola Florida;  Pilgrim Congregational UCC, Chattanooga Tennessee; Brookmeade Congregational UCC, Nashville Tennessee; Howard Congregational UCC, Nashville Tennessee; Beloved Community, Birmingham Alabama; First United Church, Belvidere Tennessee.