At Riverside we are committed to aligning ourselves with the will of God through regular times of prayer. We invite you to review and pray for requests and post your own prayer requests. You have the option to share openly, anonymously or exclusively to the staff. All entries are available to and filtered by Riverside staff. Contact us for more information.
Jessica: My old neighbor in Charlotte, Scott, was in a very bad car accident this weekend and is in the hospital with serious brain injury. He has 2 little girls and a wife who really need him to pull through.
Jessica: My catering company lost its previous head chef last night who has been battling kidney and liver problems, I know that he is in a better place now and that he is no longer suffering but I just pray to give his wife the strength to make it through this hard time. His name is Todd and his wife’s name is Nancy. I just ask that you all keep them in your prayers
Roni: Prayers for Gene who had a stroke and lost sight in his right eye. Asking for healing and restoration of sight.
Kathy: I slipped on the ice and fractured my right wrist yesterday. Praying that I don’t need surgery at my appointment tomorrow so that I can get back to work as quickly as possible! Also praying that I don’t have long term problems that will effect my career.
Bill: Please pray for Bill's sister, Carol, for healing and salvation. Also pray that Bill's conversations with Carol will be life-giving. Carol is in ICU.
Sue: Please pray for family concerns, particularly Sue's mom and brother.
Nate: Please pray for my cousin who is recovering from a stroke.
Alisha: My mother Charmaine is going through chemotherapy and having a hard time dealing with the symptoms of it. Please pray for her healing, faith, and strength.
Helen: Please pray for Rick. He has pneumonia, and I’m his care taker at all times. I’m not able to leave him at all.
Patty: My 92 year old Grandmother Alma fell at the end of September, she broke her arm and her nose at that time. A few days after she had a heart attack while at St. Margaret's Hospital. She has been at the Presbyterian Home for therapy where she has taken a turn for the worst with congestive heart failure. Most likely she will need hospice care very soon. Could you please pray for my Grandma?
Jeremy: Please pray for the mother and daughter that were injured last night in the shooting in Harrison Twp.
Kerrie: Please pray for my mother, Sherrie, who is battling cancer and has recently become very uncomfortable, weak, and tired. Comfort her, Dear Lord, and help our family trust your plan and guide us to do and be what she needs of use to do to ease her suffering.
Cary: Please pray for my neighbors, their son and daughter-in-law who were in a very bad car accident. Multiple injuries. None are saved and they need healing.
Jan: I injured my back and was told that I have a compression fracture in my lumbar area. Please agree with me for complete healing. Thank you!
Geri: Please pray for a friend of my daughter, Lisa, diagnosed with lymphoma very aggressive. Thank you.
Willie: Having rotator cuff surgery on October 22, asking for prayers.
Melony: I have a good friend, Debra, who was just recently diagnosed with stage 4 ovarian cancer. I'm asking that if it is God's will for Him to root out any unproductive cells in her body and cast out the cancer, making her body function the way that He created it to be, and to restore her to full health in mind and body so that she may continue to serve Him for the rest of her life.
Tom: Please pray for our good friend who is battling cancer. He was a fellow pilot. He was in remission, but the cancer has returned. His name is Tory.
Jan: Please pray for my co-worker, Beth. She was recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Her husband is currently out of work and they have a 13 year old son. My prayer is that she will find Jesus as her Savior and experience his love and healing power. Thank you for praying for her!
Vincie: My co-worker and her husband who have been praying for a child for 5 years just suffered an incredibly dramatic miscarriage. My prayer is not only for physical and emotional healing, but a strengthening in their faith that God suffers with them and continues to do work in their lives.
Angela: I broke my tibia and it’s now week 5 and it is still very painful. I feel bad all the time because I am not able to move it around much and my mom and sister have to help me do everything. My mom has been home with me since this happened and not at work. My sister’s summer ended helping me out instead of us having fun. Pray fo our whole family and my grandpap, Mike. My mom has to take care and help him also. Pray extra hard for my mom because she prays for everybody. Pray also for Nancy, she is like a grandmother to me and my sister and she is waiting for new lungs and kidney and we love her so much. She loves Jesus like we do and she is such a nice lady. I know I am asking for a lot of stuff here with the prayers but I have been holding them inside and this is how I am feeling today. Pray too for Brigitte just because she is so nice and Pastor Donnie because he cares about us kids.
Alea: A friend, Dina has asked for prayer. She is having surgery for a mass, unsure if it is cancerous, but the not knowing makes her anxious. Pray that she will rest in God as she has asked for us to pray.
Justin: That I may use my talents to serve God however He sees fit. That I may find my place in this church and my community.
Laurel: Kate, 35 and mother of 4, is dying from a rare neurological disease. She can no longer speak, stand, or care for herself as it progresses rapidly. There is no treatment or cure. Please pray for mercy for Kate and strength for her family.
Kristin: Please pray for Kristin's father, Rob. He had a heart attack. Please pray for complete recovery.
Randy: Please pray for my sister Betty Ann who will be going totally deaf soon. She just found out that surgery to help correct it is too risky.
Vincie: Prayers and believing in the healing of our friend Steven who is going thru a cancer battle.
Nate: Update: Manuel is recovering, please keep praying for him. A good friend and brother in Christ's wife contacted me from Colorado to let me know that he had to be rushed into surgery to remove a blood clot on his brain. At first they thought he just had a bad migraine. His wife also informed me that he was not responding at one point then the doctors got him to respond. He is a faithful follower of Christ, a husband and father of 4, and dear friend of mine. Please pray for him, his name is Manuel and his wife's name is Stacy. Thank you so much.
Dave: A coworker, Sean, was cutting glass and sliced all of his fingers off of one hand in March.
Jonghyuk: Pray for Christians persecuted in North Korea.
Cheryl: Please pray for my daughter-in-law, Kari's family, especially her Mom, Jackie and her brother, Nick. Thanks for standing with us in prayer.
Jennifer: Please pray for Donna. She was just diagnosed with ovarian cancer.