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Prayer List


All who are living with cancer, including Harry Jones, Crystal, Tracey Hickey, Chang Su, Tony Houlton, Richard Miniera, Joanne, John Boswell, Bill, Wan-Chuan Kao’s father, Diane Thomas, Luisa Soriano, José Salguiero, Ann Klein, Matriza, Lynn, Beth, Ethan Bibb, Emily, Michael Nieves, Rev. Susan Sparks, Andrea McGlynn, Wayne Rolf, Liz Acevedo, Jim Gray, Lynn Lewis, Robert, Tim Winn, Dawn Edwards, Michael {brother in law of John Garrett}, Jack Colleran, Edward Crosson, Rev. Roy Birchard, Charles Peterson, Damien, Debbi’s uncle, Tyson, Jim Lehman, Barb Creaser, Sebastian’s mother, Rachel, Norma’s friend (Yarde), Tiagi Lambert, Todd, Paulette, Janet Weinberg, Mark’s mother, Anita Burson, Alberto, Edna (Rev. Gayle’s aunt), Ed and Michael Krajcik, Rev. Don Eastman’s sister (Sue), and Deacon Jen Heyward (who also has shingles).

All who are sick or are hospitalized, including Jim and Juanita Donald, Bishop Greenlee, Rev. Edgard’s mother, father and nephew, Deacon Jen’s father and brother in law, Norma Sharp, Nick Martone, Ben Allen, Mario Guedes and his mother, Henry Lemkau, Carmen, Linda, John Fischer’s mother, John Campbell, Scott Moss, Richard Ackerly, Robin, Lynette Anderson, Jerry Lee Lewis, Lois Lanefski, Theresa, Ted Walner’s mother, Chuck Renslow, Rev. Dr. Jon Bullock, Mark, Dr. Tom Gertz, Micah Hartung, John Prescott, Henry L. Gubitosi, Scott, Kai, Rev. Roy Birchard’s brother, Iván Chia-Kanashiro, Kenneth, Diane Limerick, Lisa, Rev. Tom Bohache, Annie Brooks, Hattie Mae Brooks, Albert and Michael and their caregivers, Pat Giandolfo, Tim Carter’s mother, Oliver’s parents, Jim Birkitt’s mother and father, Rev. Karen Thompson and her daughter, Virginia Chua, Leslie Feinberg, Dilia Casanova, Carmen Garcia and her daughter (Michele), Ed Ballo, Michael Gilbertson, Shirley Herz, Minerva, Barbara Wilson, Marge and Don Kellar, Rev. Boon’s brother, Sophia Vazquez-Pazos, Larry (friend of Yuri and Ray), the parents of Rev. Franc Perry, Jody (godson of Rev. Nancy), Rev. Renee DuBose, and Sharon Cox’s father.

All who mourn the loss of loved ones, including Lucky Michaels as she mourns the death of Vishes on July 3rd, Miguel as he mourns the death of Kasovo, the family and friends of David Middlesworth who passed suddenly on July 29th, John Phelps as he mourns the death of Fergus O’Daley, John Garrett and all who mourn the murder of Richard Ramos, Philip Pares and all who mourn the sudden death of Gary Howse on August 3rd, Donyal Silvar as she mourns the loss of her mother, Rev. Nancy Wilson and Paula Schoenweather as they mourn the loss of Paula’s mother (Miriam) on August 18th, the families of James Foley and Steven Sotloff, the family of Michael Brown, and Michel Louime as he mourns the loss of his mother on August 18th.

All who are living with HIV/AIDS, including Phillip DeBlieck, The Rev. Lee Carlton, The Rev. Mark Lee, Mark Heckler, The Rev. Jim Mitulski, Joshua Love, Michael Petrellis, Timothy Kirkley, Milton Garcia, Jim Richmond, Alyshia, Monté Clarke, Brian Kendall, John Ralston, John Garrett, Michael Turner, The Rev. Steve Pieters, Bishop Zachary Jones, and those who are part of our Pantry and Shelter Programs.

All who are dealing with issues of self-esteem and spirituality or emotional well-being including Clare, Kaiden, Donald, and Miles P.

Victor Mukasa, Jason Tarver, Jack, Sheila Marino-Thomas, Donald Easterling, Myrleen Knight, and all who are looking for jobs and all who have been laid off or fired.

All who are homeless or seeking apartments including Jack.

All who continue to live with the devastation of natural disasters including those suffering from drought and tropical storms.

All our siblings in Uganda and Nigeria and their families as they are driven from their homes and are in immediate and physical danger. All our siblings in Russia and throughout Eastern Europe.

All who are imprisoned, including those in detention in Guantanamo Bay, and Paul Pacheco.

All who are in war-torn areas, especially Brian Boike in Afghanistan, Mike on his third tour in Iraq, Scott Seibert, Ashley Flores and her family, Deidre, Shaun Bosley, and Lee Alexander Marquez.

All who are part of MCC who have requested prayers, including The Rev. Troy Perry (Founder), The Rev. Nancy Wilson (Moderator) and our denomination, MCC in Brazil, Rev. Pang Wai Yap in Kuala Lumpur, Rev. Jidé Macauley and his ministry in Nigeria, MCC’s work in Jamaica, all the work begun in Malaysia and Pakistan, all the MCC congregations seeking pastors, Pastor Kisitu Robert in Uganda, all the churches seeking financial stability, the work of Global Justice, all who are living in the midst of war and uprisings, the people of Cote d’Ivoire, the people of Egypt, Jeremiah Safari, the people of Syria, and all living under repressive circumstances.

All who are working for human rights, especially Eric Gitari in Kenya. Pray for the success of our movement to gain equal marriage rights state by state. Pray for Queer human rights activists in Jamaica, Eastern Europe, Nigeria, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Middle East, East Africa, Latin America and for MCC’s work in those countries.

Please pray daily for MCCNY, the work to which God has called us, our growth, our financial health, and for new space.

Please pray daily for those in government, especially President Obama, that they all may be instruments of peace, healing and restoration in our country and in our world. Please pray for the safety of President Obama and his family.


+ MCCNY Deacons Brenton Buchanan, Len Richardson, Les LaRue, Philip Pares, Jen Heyward, Frances Wood, and Mark Nomadiou are available for private prayer after the service.

+ To update the Prayer List, please contact the Church office: 212.629.7440 or email Mike Easterling at

This Sunday at MCCNY!

3rd Sunday in Advent
Blessing of the Children

Deacon Len Richardson, preaching

9:00 am
  Traditional Liturgy
11:00 am
  Celebration Liturgy
12:30 am
  Young Adults Meet
5:00 pm
  Praise and Worship Service: Let Your Light Shine!
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