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Sunday, November 03, 2013


11/3/2013, #29, 4th Quarter 2013

Then Jesus entered and passed through Jericho. Now behold, there was a man named Zacchaeus who was a chief tax collector, and he was rich. And he sought to see who Jesus was, but could not because of the crowd, for he was of short stature. So he ran ahead and climbed up into a sycamore tree to see Him, for He was going to pass that way. And when Jesus came to the place, He looked up and saw him, and said to him, "Zacchaeus, make haste and come down, for today I must stay at your house." So he made haste and came down, and received Him joyfully. But when they saw it, they all complained, saying, "He has gone to be a guest with a man who is a sinner." Then Zacchaeus stood and said to the Lord, "Look, Lord, I give half of my goods to the poor; and if I have taken anything from anyone by false accusation, I restore fourfold." And Jesus said to him, "Today salvation has come to this house, because he also is a son of Abraham; for the Son of Man has come to seek and to save that which was lost." (Luke 19:1-10)
      Jesus, thank you for what you did with Zacchaeus; thank you for what you have done with me. I was lost and you sought me out and saved me. Thank you.

      Holy Spirit, please guide me in my words and deeds so that I don't join the crowd that rejects a sinner coming to Jesus.

      Father, please give me a will to seek out more of Jesus, no matter what the cost. You gave Zacchaeus such a heart, please do that for me as well. Thank you.

"Come now, and let us reason together," says the LORD, "Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red like crimson, they shall be as wool. If you are willing and obedient, you shall eat the good of the land; but if you refuse and rebel, you shall be devoured by the sword"; for the mouth of the LORD has spoken. (Isaiah 1:18-20)
      LORD, please give me a willing and obedient heart so that I may enter into your good pleasure for me. Thank you.

Sunday: 24, 29 * 8, 84; Neh. 5:1-19; Acts 20:7-12; Luke 12:22-31
Proper 26 Closest to November 2: 32 or 32:1-8; Isaiah 1:10-20; 2 Thessalonians 1:1-5(6-10)11-12; Luke 19:1-10
Monday: 56, 57, [58] * 64, 65; Neh. 6:1-19; Rev. 10:1-11; Matt. 13:36-43

      Notes from the Front Line

Daily: For our Bishop and for the Lord to raise up apostolic priests
November 3
The Rev’d Laurie Garramone, The Rev’d John Miller

***** Christ Church Schenectady Prayer Table Report, Saturday, November 2, 2013, 8:50 - 10:30 a.m. Louise Popa, Mark Pasko,Steve Evans, Bob Baker, and Torre Bissell on State St. We had many "Hit and Run" prayers today, that is the person is willing to give us their name but not willing to stop for prayer.

+--indicates received a wooden cross made by Dennis Adams of North Carolina
a--indicates was anointued with Holy Water
199--"199 Promises of God", a small paperback with encouraging quotes from the Bible

Paul (man) -- "I have a bad cold."

++Jennifer (woman) -- "I'm on my way to a meeting." Prayed for freedom from all addiction. The extra cross is for her little brother.

+Molly (young woman) -- "For my family."

Man across the street waved and called out a blessing.

+Imani (young woman) -- "You can pray for my grandmother Myra who is all alone."

+Russell (young man) -- "This is just the right time [for prayer] -- I became homeless last night." He was heading down to the Schenectady City Mission to see if they will put him up for a night or two.

Mark (man) -- He asked prayer for his sister Louise (his last sibling) and her husband Tony who has Alzheimers. He asked prayer for Louise who is struggling to care for Tony as he becomes more and more difficult.

Paula (regular) -- We prayed for her father Johnny who has cancer, for her son Tremel and daughter Carmello, for her daughter Tiffany and her husband Ikay and their daughter Bella. We also prayed for a friend of Paula's who was in the car with her.

Steve (regular) -- He needs another place to locate his business as the previous place was in bad repair.

Schevi -- "Hit and Run" prayer

Jay (young man) -- "Hit and Run" prayer

Cardy (young man) -- "Hit and Run" prayer

+Pete (man) -- He wanted a cross but didn't want prayer.

Nicole (young woman) -- "Hit and Run" prayer

Al (man) -- "Hit and Run" prayer

Renee (woman) -- "Hit and Run" prayer

Rishon (young man) -- "Hit and Run" prayer

Latita (young woman) -- "Hit and Run" prayer

+a 199 Mahendra (young man, regular) -- He asked prayer "for my family."

(young man) -- He wouldn't stop for prayer "because I have a hangover."

+Payne (man) -- He asked prayer "for an end to corruption."

+a 199 Priest (young man, regular) -- His face was all bruised. He had been mugged and beaten.

Kimberly (woman) -- "Hit and Run" prayer

+Cadijah (young woman) -- She was on her way to the hospital.

Moses (regular) -- He has serious health issues because of his years of alcoholism.

***** From: Nigel Mumford
Sent: Saturday, November 2, 2013 10:28 AM
Subject: Welcome home Initiative

COMBAT VETERANS of all wars!
We invite you to attend our 15th WELCOME HOME INITIATIVE (WHI) This special " healing retreat" is being held at LONGFELLOWS INN & Conference Center, Saratoga Springs NY, November 18-19-20, 2013. We focus is on healing of memories, trauma, and healing of PTSD The program is FREE for COMBAT veterans.

To see how your life can be changed, go to You-Tube and search "Welcome Home Initiative." Watch testimonies of fellow combatants who have attended! “Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is not about what’s wrong with you. It’s about what’s happened to you.” "Walls which once seem to high to scale crumble in the face of common shared experience." The Welcome Home Initiative (WHI), a healing experience for combat veterans. I would really urge you to consider attending this program. "Do not let your past ruin your present or your future"

I look forward to meeting you. THANK YOU for your service and welcome home.

Please Pass this invitation on to others.

God bless you. Fr.Nigel Mumford+
Royal Marine Commando drill instructor (Rtd)

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