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

June 17, 2019 to June 23, 2019

Praise Report: Praise be to God for the Word brought forth by Rev. Smith during yesterday’s Men’s Day celebration!

Pray for a brother hospitalized after enduring a stroke last week…pray the Lord touches his mind, restores his memory, AND touches his body to restore all lost motor functions.

Praise Report: Praise be to God for all who give of themselves that God may bless his people in need through the First United food pantry.

Pray for a sister who is unable to read and depends on her niece to help her…pray the Lord moves all people who she deals with to deal fairly with “honest scales” AND pray the Lord strengthens her in physical condition.

Pray for a sister who is recovering from an aneurysm…pray the Lord restores her independence and regulates normal blood flow through her body.

Pray for a sister who is a recovering heroin addict who has been clean for 5 years and is now caring for her granddaughter….pray the Lord continues to strengthen her to resist the temptation of drugs and gives her a spirit of love and joy to share with her grandchild.


Praise Report: Praise be to God that the woman who was suffering from a mental health crisis on the Lee Bridge this morning was safely transported without incident to a medical facility for treatment and observation.


Praise Report: Praise be to God that the missing Henrico teenager that ran away from home was found safe and unharmed.


Pray for the Coley family as they prepare to funeralize their loved one this Thursday…pray the Lord brings comfort and peace to the mother and other family members, fraternity brothers and friends of brother Coley.


Pray for the loved ones of a missing woman and her 3 year old son whose remains were recovered this weekend…pray the Lord brings peace, comfort and closure to those who have been searching for the whereabouts of the missing mother and son.


Praise Report: Praise be to God for gathering the men of First united to refocus on their ministry to church and community.


Pray for a sister hospitalized with severe pain.  Pray the Lord alleviates her pain and discomfort, glorifying Himself in the process.


Praise Report: Praise be to God for stabilizing the health of a sister who is now able to travel back to the U.S. for further treatment.


Pray for young people as they are out of school and sometimes left home alone.  Pray the Lord’s protection surround them and keeps them safe from all danger seen and unseen.


Pray for a member with heart and blood pressure issues.  Pray the lord steps in, allows her blood pressure to return to age appropriate levels and strengthens her heart to function normally.


Pray for the families of those killed while vacationing in the Dominican Republic. Pray the Lord consoles their grief, and strengthens, and comforts them in this time of tragedy.