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Intercessory Calendar

February, 2024

Remember in your prayers this month:

Marian Elam

Keith

Bob Flagg

John Francis

Barbara Rayner Guerrereo

Chuck and Sue Haack

Ian

Jennifer Lahocki

David Metz

Joanne, Carlos & Roberta

Nell Tafler and Bella Tafler

John & Janet Toney

Keeley Walker

Linda Vegas

Mike and Betty Weeks

Jill Wells

Lisa Wilbourne

Robin Woolford and Family

Buffy Wright

Bishop Michael Curry

Blue Ridge Retirement Community

Kingdom Life Ministries

 

Mondays- The Arts

O God, whom saints and angels delight to worship in heaven: Be ever present with your servants who seek through art and music to perfect the praises offered by your people on earth; and grant to them even now glimpses of your beauty, and make them worthy at length to behold it unveiled for evermore; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.     

February 5, 2024  Native American Tribal Ministries/Art Therapy

February 12, 2024  Aspire Dance Acade

February 19,  2024  Treble Maker Music

February 26, 2024  St. Francis Music Ministry

 

 

Tuesdays-  Government

 Almighty God, who hast given us this good land for our heritage: We humbly beseech thee that we may always prove ourselves a people mindful of thy favor and glad to do thy will.  Bless our land with honorable industry, sound learning, and pure manners. Save us from violence, discord, and confusion; from pride and arrogance, and from every evil way. Defend our liberties, and fashion into one united people the multitudes brought hither out of many kindreds and tongues. Imbue with the spirit of wisdom those to whom in thy Name we entrust the authority of government, that there may be justice and peace at home, and that, through obedience to thy law, we may show forth thy praise among the nations of the earth.  In the time of prosperity, fill our hearts with thankfulness, and in the day of trouble, suffer not our trust in thee to fail; all which we ask through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

February 6, 2024 Goochland County Supervisors, County Administrator, Employees, County Courts, EMTs and Fire Fighters

February 13, 2024 Commonwealth of Virginia, Governor Youngkin, Legislators, State Courts

February 20, 2024 President Biden, Cabinet, Executive Branch; Congress; Federal Courts, all Military, Veterans, Law

                      Enforcement

February 27, 2024 For the increase of numbers of highly skilled candidates for all public offices;  For the  protection and

                       integrity of our election process on all levels of government

 

Wednesdays- Education

 O Eternal God, bless all schools, colleges, and universities, that they may be lively centers for sound learning, new discovery, and the pursuit of wisdom; and grant that those who teach and those who learn may find you to be the source of all truth; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

 

Goochland County Schools 

February 7, 2024    Superintendent, teachers,  all employees, all students

February 14, 2024   Private Schools, Reynolds Community College

February 21, 2024  Day Care Centers

February 28, 2024  Home schools

 

  

 

 

 Thursdays- Business

 Almighty God, that you would raise up business leaders, entrepreneurs, and strong employees to cultivate businesses in our areas and give structure and growth to the dreams of those who seek to make our community a better place to live, through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.

 

February 1, 2024  Goochland Chamber of Commerce

February 8, 2024  Centerville Businesses

February 15, 2024  For all future businesses considering locating in Goochland

February 22, 2024  For insightful, creative employees to serve the businesses of our communities 

February 29, 2024.  For entrepreneurial business leaders to locate in Goochlan

 

 

 

Fridays- Church

 Almighty and everliving God, ruler of all things in heaven and earth, hear our prayers for this parish family. Strengthen the faithful, arouse the careless, and restore the penitent.  Grant us all things necessary for our common life, and bring us all to be of one heart and mind within your holy Church; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

February 2, 2024   All Churches, members, leaders, and ministries in Goochland

February 9, 2024   The Diocese of Virginia;  Bishops, Clergy, People, and all ministries

February 16,  2024   The churches in which we grew up

February 23, 2024   For the increase and multiplication of ministries throughout our region