Devotions

Devotions

Prayer Calendar – December 2022

Rejoice always, pray continually, and give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 Join us each day in Advent by praying for the people and topics on the December prayer calendar.

Prayer for LIFT Bible Study

A prayer service was held for the Ladies in Faith Together (LIFT) group on November 15, 2022. Opening Prayer Dear heavenly father, you have called us here today for a divine appointment with you. May we be still and know that you are God. Lord, help us, no matter the circumstances, to see you in our lives. In the eyes of the people we encounter may we see your love. In the ups and downs of life may we feel…

Prayer for Discernment for the Way Forward

Dear gracious and merciful God, as we bow before in you in prayer, our hearts seek to draw ever closer to you. You are the creator God, who first breathed life into Adam and Eve, and continue to breathe life into each of us, pouring out the gift of your Holy Spirit upon all who come before you with repentant hearts and confess your Son Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord. What a glorious gift it is to be in…

Prayer Calendar – November 2022

Rejoice always, pray continually, and give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 Join us each day in praying for the people and topics on the monthly prayer calendar.

Prayer for Genesis Care Ministries

Father In Heaven, Father, You are good.  Lord, You call us to pray to You, talk with You; to bring our concerns and cares to You; to seek Your guidance and direction; to ask for Your help for ourselves and others, and for peace for our world. We come to you for blessing and help for all who care for others.  Caring for others takes many forms, at many places, and at any time.  It should be carved into our…

Prayer for Stewardship

Heavenly Father, thank you for gift of your Son.  We are so grateful that you planned long ago for our redemption and reconciliation to You.   Move in us, Holy Spirit, so that we may continue to grow spiritually and make disciples of Jesus Christ, transforming the lives of others.  Remind us that everything we have comes from You, and we are to be good stewards of all you have given us. We confess, Lord, that we do not always put…
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Prayer Calendar – October 2022

And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people. Ephesians 6:18 Join us each day in praying for the people and topics on the monthly prayer calendar.

Five Wishes

Making medical and end-of-life decisions for a loved one creates much stress on families, especially when the loved one cannot express their wishes. Genesis Care Ministries encourages you to use a valuable tool that addresses this. It is a booklet called Five Wishes. The Five Wishes booklet gives you a way to control how you are treated if you get seriously ill or are not able to make decisions for yourself. You can express your personal, emotional, and spiritual needs,…

Breakthrough Prayer – September

Join us in praying our Breakthrough prayer throughout the month of September. Open My Eyes Lord, for Opportunities to Put Love into Action. Amen Watch this introduction by Kelly Milburn.
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September Prayer Calendar

Add these prayer topics and the September Breakthrough prayer to your daily devotions. September Breakthrough Prayer: Lord, Open my eyes for opportunities to put love into action. Amen.
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Prayer for the Genesis Music Ministry

Heavenly Father, Holy Lord, ​El Shaddai, Adonai, The Great I AM.  We praise your name and hold You above all.  And we come to You in love with thanksgiving.  You are Holy, Lord, and we lift Your Name on high.  We want to help others know fully, the dimensions of who You are, the magnificence of your presence, and the fullness of relationship with you.  We trust and depend on Your Word and we ask for Your will for our lives to be carried out.   ​Your word, Lord, is our guide, a lamp to our feet, and wecome to you, seeking your guidance and blessing…

Prayer for Mission Work with Community Partners

Heavenly Father, We give thanks to you with grateful hearts for our many blessings.   When we are weak, you are strong.   You are our refuge and our stronghold in times of trouble.    We know that you never forget those in need, and we are thankful for opportunities to bring glory to your name by serving others. Thank you for all the leaders who faithfully steer and guide others through mission work with Genesis Community Partners: Dorcas Ministries The Carying Place…
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July Prayer Calendar

The prayer calendar offers an opportunity to pray together daily. Add these prayer requests to your daily devotions. Genesis Prays will meet on July 27 via Zoom to pray for mission work with Genesis’ Community Partners. Join us on zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85630462278?pwd=SHMyVFVQV1Jhb0hKT1VwUUl2Rnh0UT09 Contact genesisprays@genesis-umc.org for more information. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your…

Prayer for Intergenerational Relationships

Dear Father God,Thank you for giving us generations in front of us to help lead us, and for generations behind us to help lead. Lord, we know that you call each one of us to mentor in different ways to each other on a daily basis, and we ask that you would pour your Holy Spirit down into us so that we can do it in your will Lord. Please guide us so that we help to be reminded of…
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June Prayer Calendar

The prayer calendar offers an opportunity to pray together daily. Add these prayer requests to your daily devotions. Genesis Prays will meet on June 22 via Zoom to pray for Intergenerational Relationships. Join us on zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85630462278?pwd=SHMyVFVQV1Jhb0hKT1VwUUl2Rnh0UT09 Contact genesisprays@genesis-umc.org for more information. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds…