Holding in the Light

During Meeting for Worship, many share joys about changes in their lives, new opportunities, new jobs, new ministries, unexpected blessings; others share concerns.  You may wish to carry these joys and concerns in your heart and remember them in your prayers.

Taylor’s niece, continuing to heal from a shooting in Seattle, has been able to return home.

Guidance for Taylor as she cares for family in Seattle.

Gratitude for the swift healing of Sue’s ankle so she is walking again.

Thankfulness for the many years of service to Spokane Friends by Jonas Cox as Clerk of Meeting and Pam Emery as Clerk of Elders.

The family of Don’s cousin (and the Spokane community) as they grieve the loss of a prominent Spokane attorney

Mary’s upcoming knee replacement.

Linda P.s cousin, recovering from two hours of CPR in the hospital due to massive kidney failure.

The great loss of Sandy Wilson, a prominent Spokane advocate particularly for the Black community, due to her death in a plane crash.

Don and Lorna as Don recovers from recent surgery to replace a heart valve and Lorna cares for her mother.

Walter’s health which caused a cancellation of a trip to see family.

It cannot be denied that too often the weight of the Christian movement has been on the sidr of the strong and the powerful and against the weak and oppressed — this, despite the gospel.

— Howard Thurman