Wednesday, February 12, 2014
2/11/2014, #35, 1st Quarter 2014
having predestined us to adoption as sons by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will, to the praise of the glory of his grace, by which he has made us accepted in the Beloved. (Ephesians 1:5-6)
Jesus, please help us grow daily in our knowing you and your Father. Guide us by your Holy Spirit so that we enter into that adoption you have prepared for us. Thank you that we can enter into your peace and glory and be accepted as true sons and daughters of our beloved Father in heaven.
Wednesday: 119:97-120 * 81, 82; Gen. 27:1-29: Rom. 12:1-8: John 8:12-20
Thursday:  or 146, 147 * 85, 86; Gen. 27:30-45: Rom. 12:9-21: John 8:21-32
Notes from the Front Line
Daily: For our Bishop and for increase in disciples and Lay Leaders
FEBRUARY 12 St. Luke’s, Cambridge – The Rev’d James French The Rev’d John Bassett
***** St. Ann's Church (37 Division Street, Amsterdam) will celebrate our monthly Healing Eucharist on the 3rd Saturday of the month at 6pm, February 15. This service will begin with contemporary praise and worship music, Eucharist will be celebrated, and prayer will be offered for those in need of healing or any other needs. Childcare is available during the service.
***** Christ Church Coxsackie is hosting an evening of revival at the church, 70 Mansion St., Coxsackie, NY, 12051, 7pm, Friday, February 14. Usually there is worship, encouraging message and healing prayer, seeking God as we are led by the Lord. The message will be given by Luke Hendrickson of Christ Church. All are welcome. Bring your lover AND an unsaved friend. God is EXCELLENT, for all eternity!
***** PRAYER TABLE REPORT ST. ANN'S OF AMSTERDAM, (Monday, Feb. 10, 2014; 10-10:45 a.m. in front of our church on Division Street. Cold (20 degrees) but not too bad. Lionel Gibbs, Muriel Papura and Deacon Alan Hart presiding at His table today. We had in addition to our normal winter clothing of hats, gloves and socks about 8 or 10 used winter coats which did not get claimed at our weekend ECW Rummage Sale. We were able to give away all the coats at the table.)
t--received wooden cross made by Dennis Adams of North Carolina.
a--anointed with Holy Oil.
f--received free non-perishable food we offer, c--received winter clothing we offer.
JOTTY -- Urged us to continue to help caring for the poor in the neighborhood. (She came last week too.) We prayed for her safety and well-being.
a,f,c -- ETHEL -- This older woman walks all over Amsterdam taking food to friends and relatives. She took coats and food from us. We prayed for her protection and health. We were worried about her because she has not stopped by the last few weeks.
a,t,f,c -- REBECCA -- We prayed for thanksgiving that she does NOT need surgery on her ailing left knee. The doctor visit resulted in her getting a cane and a brace.
t,f,c -- ED -- Said he is "OK" himself but took items for others who are in need.
t,f,c -- MARIA -- She is Spanish-speaking only but understood enough that we were trying to help her. We prayed for protection and good health for her and she took many items for her family.