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

April 16, 2018 to April 22, 2018

Praise be to God that the 3 yr. old found wandering alone in Henrico County was unharmed and reunited with her parents.

Pray for all impacted by the string of spring storms that claimed lives and destroyed property in multiple states…pray the Lord comes the families of those who perished and that the Lord restores the losses of those whose homes, businesses and other property were damaged.

Pray the Lord quells the spirit of racism that resulted in the arrest of two innocent black men in Philadelphia late last week…pray the Lord moves in such a way that brings His name glory.

Pray for a brother who fell a few weeks ago cracking several ribs…pray the Lord continues to mend his body, strengthening him day by day.

Pray for a young man trying to balance a work life, social life and life as a single father…pray the Lord grants him wisdom and obedience, and the will to adhere to His call for obedience.

Pray for African Christians in Israel, mostly Eritrean and Sudanese, who are being targeted for deportation…pray the Lord makes a way for them to find a safe home.  


Praise be to God for blessing First United to exist in the kingdom of God for the last 127 years! 


Pray for the 3 Cary Street Café workers who were burned in a propane tank explosion…pray the Lord heals their wounds, in Jesus name.  


Pray for children who are being mistreated and/or bullied…pray the Lord raises up other children and adults to protect them.  


Praise be to God for blessing a sister with rewarding experiences and safe travel to and from her visit with family and friends in California. 


Pray for all brothers and sisters from Hatti that face deportation from the U.S.  Pray that the Lord makes a mighty move of provision and blesses them with a positive outcome. 


Praise be to God for his healing power revealed in the recovery of a sister who had knee surgery just last week. 


Pray for  a young man as well as his family who is having difficulty in school.  Pray the Lord works through this new school and that it be a blessing to his development. 


Pray for a friend recovering from a stroke in a rehab facility.  Pray the Lord mends and strengthens her heart and equips her for life back at home. 


Pray for a friend who underwent recent surgery.  Pray the Lord grants a complication free recovery and full and complete healing. 


Praise be to God for the life of a little girl that He rescued from the jaws of death who is now living a normal life. 


Praise be to God for allowing us to contact the family of a member who has been on the sick and shut in list for an extended period of time. 


Pray for two members as they travel with a school group all this week.  May the Lord grant them safety and supernatural patience during their journey.


Pray for a neighbor who was taken to the hospital by ambulance on Saturday night...pray the healing hand of God rest firmly upon her, restoring her to full health.