Special Prayers

Adding a short special prayer to our gaily devotions for a particular topic, issue, or situation of significance is appropriate.  These special prayers will change monthly, so please check back weekly for each week's special prayer.

December 2
Vietnam– We praise you, Lord, for the incredible privilege of being part of your plan to bring the gospel to the Hmong in Vietnam. May the window of opportunity for building a theological training center in Hanoi have a lasting spiritual impact on countless souls. Lord, continue to use us as your instruments to share the good news of Jesus to our loved ones, the people in our communities, and groups all over the world. Amen.

December 9
Richland Center, Wis.– Lord of all, you have called us to be witnesses both at home and to the ends of the earth. Continue to open our eyes to opportunities to share your gospel in cities and towns close to us. Bless our mission church in Richland Center, Wis. Give success to their Christmas outreach efforts so that the community may learn the true purpose of Christ’s incarnation. Please grant them the additional called worker they seek for reaching more of the lost around them. Amen.

December 16  
Prison Ministry– Dearest Jesus, Righteous King, you have declared that whatever we do in faith and love for the least of those around us, we do for you. Bless our WELS Prison Ministry as we visit those in prison and see them as souls for whom you died. Let all who are impacted by incarceration come to know, trust, and live for Jesus, whether they are inmates, officers, or those who minister to them all. Stir the hearts of believers who seek to be personally involved in the lives of inmates and encourage them when they return to society. Amen.

December 23
Philippines– Gracious God, we thank you for the opportunities to go to the remote islands of the world with your gospel. Come with your promises to the people of the Philippines. Bring comfort and aid to those who suffered loss from a typhoon this past fall. Bless the work of Pastor DeGuzman, his family, and their congregation. Give success to their programs for training their own people to be ministers of the gospel and translating your Word into their native tongue, that all may know your saving grace. Amen.

December 30
Kingdom Prep Lutheran High School – Lord of the harvest, continue to raise up workers for the harvest fields. Thank you for success in the establishment of a new high school in Wauwatosa, Wis., that allows many more graduates of our Lutheran grade schools to attend a Lutheran high school through Milwaukee’s Parental Choice voucher system. Bless the founders of the new Kingdom Prep Lutheran High School and their goal to build a brotherhood in Christ for lives of purpose. Keep the teachers and leaders of Kingdom Prep united in heart and mind. Let Christ and his gospel of forgiveness be forever before the eyes of students and staff. Amen.

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

5415 Raleigh-LaGrange Road

Memphis, TN 38134

Rev. Jim Turriff, Pastor



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