PRAISES AND PRAYER REQUESTS

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Heather (Estey) Mahon's Mother

6/4/24--Today Heather's mom fell and got quite banged up, but she didn't fracture her neck as previously thought. They would appreciate prayers for healing.

ERIC MAASS' BROTHER, TONY

5/15/24--Tony was diagnosed with a brain tumor after an emergency MRI. He is scheduled for more tests to decide the best plan for moving forward. Pray for Tony, Eric, and the rest of their family.

ERIC MAASS

5/2/24--Eric had an MRI today on his neck after dealing with pain and tingling in his arm and hands. Results came back that he has several protrusions in the disks in his neck. He now has to see a spinal/neurology surgeon for a consult on fixing this.

EXTREME ABORTION CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT

Please pray that the Decline to Sign movement in SD will be effective in defeating the attempt to get a constitutional amendment on the ballot in November that would legalize abortion with almost no limitations. Dakotans for Health (the group behind this abortion push) has been chastised by the attorney general for unethical/illegal practices to get signers on their petition. If you've already signed the abortion petition, there is now legal recourse to get your name removed. Contact Life Defense Fund at lifedefensefund.com, 605/951-5582, info@lifedefensefund.com, or PO Box 90416, Sioux Falls, SD 57109.

JACOB JOHNSON (Brian Johnson's nephew)

4/7/24 UPDATE--Brian is thanking God for wrapping His loving arms around Jacob and curing him. Thank you for your prayers!

3/28/24--Jacob's scan this morning showed that he is currently cancer free! Praise the Lord! Continue praying that it stays that way!

HARPER (2-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER OF BRENNA IN MONTANA) (Kendra Keil's best friend)

2/15/24--Harper has been attending physical, occupational, and speech therapy for several months now. She has exhibited improvement and is no longer doing O.T., but Brenna is asking for prayers for her continued improvement.

A CRISIS PREGNANCY CENTER HAS OPENED IN WATERTOWN

10/01/23--Praise the Lord that a pro-life pregnancy center has opened locally. Please pray that they will be able to reach the women they need to and for direction on how you can help them. Check them out at havencentersd.org.

AMERICA'S SCHOOL SYSTEMS AND TEACHERS/ADMINISTRATORS

The classroom is a main battleground in the spiritual fight for our children's future. Pray for strength for Christians who are fighting in this arena, as well as those who need to come to Christ and become a better influence on the students.

UNITED STATES POLITICAL AND CULTURAL LEADERS

Pray for America's politicians, businessmen, and celebrities who influence our federal government and society. May they turn to God for direction in their choices, votes, and personal lives. This is especially timely for the upcoming general election in November--a crucial point in our history.

STATE, COUNTY, AND LOCAL POLITICAL AND CULTURAL LEADERS

Pray for state and local officials and leaders who influence our culture. May they turn to God for direction in their choices, votes, and personal lives.

AMERICA'S FIRST RESPONDERS--POLICE OFFICERS, FIREFIGHTERS, AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL

Pray for those who risk their lives daily to help others. Our first responders need a special dose of God's protection. Also pray that their families will have His blessing of peace of mind regarding their loved one's safety.

AMERICAN MILITARY PERSONNEL AND THEIR FAMILIES

Pray for America's military members who are protecting our freedoms. Also pray for their family members who are left behind while their loved ones are serving overseas for extended periods of time.

OUR CONGREGATION, PASTOR, AND ELDERS

Please pray that our leadership will seek God's direction in their lives and in their decisions for the church. Pray that our congregation will closely resemble the New Testament church in our love and support of fellow Christians and in our desire and boldness to lead others to Christ.