Prayer Calendar

2017 District Prayer Calendar

PWe encourage congregations to include these prayer requests in their weekly updates, holding one another and the broader Church of the Brethren before us in prayer. Congregations are gathered by geographic sections this year, inviting us to hold in prayer the section and the congregations. Russ Matteson, District Executive Minister    (download PDF version)

Southern California East Section

January 1– Glendora Church of the Brethren
January 8– Cristo Sion Iglesia de los Hermanos (Pomona)
January 17– La Verne Church of the Brethren
January 22– Pomona Fellowship Church of the Brethren
January 29– Principe de Paz Iglesia de los Hermanos (Santa Ana)
February 5– San Diego Church of the Brethren
February 12– District Conference Program Committee which meets to work on DC 2017
February 19– Casa de Modesto and Hillcrest Homes, our two retirement communities
February 26– For deepening faith as we begin the Lenten journey
March 5– COB Ministry & Mission Board meeting March 11-13

Arizona Section

March 12– Circle of Peace Church of the Brethren (Peoria)
March 19– Papago Buttes Church of the Brethren (Scottsdale)
March 26– Tucson Church of the Brethren
April 2– For the community around your church to know God’s shalom
April 9– For Christians throughout the world as we move through Holy Week
April 16– Celebrate the joy of Easter and the power of the Resurrection

Southern California West Section

April 23– Glendale Church of the Brethren
April 30– Cristo Genesis Iglesia de los Hermanos (Los Angeles)
May 7– Imperial Heights Church of the Brethren (Los Angeles)
May 14– Pasadena Church of the Brethren
May 21– Restoration L.A. Church of the Brethren (Los Angeles)
May 28– South Bay Community Church of the Brethren (Redondo Beach)
June 4– Pastors and their spouses who will be on retreat this week
June 11– Camp La Verne and Camp Peaceful Pines, our two camps
June 18– Brethren Benefit Trust which provides pension, insurance, and investment services
June 25– Those gathering for Annual Conference in Grand Rapids, MI this week

Central California Section

July 2–
Bakersfield Community Church of the Brethren
July 9– Church of the Living Savior Church of the Brethren (McFarland)
July 16– Cornerstone Community Church of the Brethren (Reedley)
July 23– Laton Church of the Brethren
July 30– New Harvest Community Church of the Brethren (Lindsay)
August 6– PSWD Policy Board which meets August 11 & 12
August 13– For leaders in your town/city, state, country, and world

Northern California Section

August 20– Empire Church of the Brethren
August 27– Live Oak Church of the Brethren
September 3– Modesto Church of the Brethren
September 10– Paradise Community Church of the Brethren
September 17– Prince of Peace (COB & American Baptist) (Sacramento)
September 24– Nurturing and Credentialing Committee (NACC) and the candidates for ministry who will interview in the week ahead

October

October 1– For the global church on this World Wide Communion Sunday
October 8– For your pastor and her/his family
October 15– Bethany Theological Seminary, its students and faculty
October 22– For children and youth in our congregations, that they may grow in faith
October 29– For new churches and those who are called to begin them

November

November 5– District Conference which meets November 10-12 at Hillcrest in La Verne
November 12– For those called into leadership for PSWD in 2018
November 19– Take time to give God thanks everyday
November 26– For the Church of the Brethren congregations in Nigeria, Spain, Dominican Republic, Haiti, India and Brazil

December

December 3– As Advent begins may we focus on Jesus in the rush towards Christmas
December 10– On Earth Peace (a COB Agency) which works for peace and justice
December 17– Those who are without a home as we move into winter
December 24– “Unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ, the Lord”
December 31– Consider what God is calling your church to in the year ahead