Prayer Request for the Week


Each Monday at 6:30pm, the Prayer Team at First United enters the church sanctuary to pray for the concerns of the people. We urge you to join us in praying for the prayer listing below. If you would like to submit a prayer request, please submit your request in the prayer request box or send it by email to


Individual names are only used when permission to do so is given by the requester, otherwise, ones personal identity is not disclosed.

PLEASE take time to pray for the following...

Prayer Request for the week 

November 27, 2017 to November 26, 2017


Pray for the family of the elementary school teacher who died in a car crash Saturday afternoon...pray the Lord comforts her family, school community and all who mourn her passing.


Praise be to God for all who contributed time, talents and all to benefit the First United Community Thanksgiving dinner.


Pray for a sister hospitalized with nausea and other health ailments...pray the Lord heals her symptoms and strengthens her trust in Him as her Jehovah Rapha. (


Pray for the family of the teenager that was shot and killed during a robbery attempt in Chestertowne Square Shopping Center early this morning…pray the Lord comforts and consoles the family and friends he leaves behind.


Pray for the “left behind” children of China…pray that they are reconciled with their parents and loved and cared for in a family environment.


Pray for a man and a Henrico police officer who were struck by a vehicle earlier this morning…pray the Lord heals and sustains the life of the man who was seriously injured and heals the police officer from his wounds.


Pray for the mother of a college friend who is having surgery today…pray the surgery is successful and that the Lord blesses her with a complication-free recovery.


Pray for the Grace Lutheran Church and the family involved in the triple murder over the weekend…pray the Lord ministers to their anguish and pain, healing their wounded hearts.


Pray for a sister as she struggles with maintaining a healthy weight and lifestyle choices…pray the Lord opens the mind of her heart to his guidance.


Pray for a brother struggling with a demon called alcohol.  Pray the Lord removes the temptation and sensation of need from his body and grants parental peace to his lamenting mother.


Praise be to God for speaking to a brother and his obedience to God in heading up security efforts here at First United.


Praise be to God for moving in such a way that a niece stepped out to enjoy a time of celebration with family and friends.


Praise be to God for reuniting an adult daughter with her parents as they continue to work on mending their relationship.


Pray for a young couple as they take their public vow of marriage this coming Saturday.  Pay the Lord binds them together in an unbreakable bond and allows them to love each other in accordance with His divine plan.