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‘Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your request to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.’ Philippians 4:6-7

Neighborhood Prayer

In his October 3 and 4 sermon (Reclaiming 2020 for the sake of others), Pastor Nathan challenged us to be the light in a dark world, and to take time to pray for our neighbors.

If you want to print your own Neighborhood Prayer cards, click HERE for a PDF version.

Prayer Wall

How can we pray for you?  Post your prayer request on our prayer wall below.  You can choose to have the request be anonymous, or not shared on the prayer wall at all.  Or, for a private prayer request, use the “contact” tab to send a message to the office with your prayer request.

Prayer Requests During the Week

Prayer requests can be submitted anytime during the week by:

  • Call the church offices at 515-967-4818
  • Notifying any staff member
  • Email the church office at Office@lccaltoona.org

Prayer Line

Our Prayer Line is a weekly email listing prayer concerns from members of our congregation. If you have a concern you’d like included on the Internet Prayer-line or if you’d like to join the prayer-line, contact Laurel.

Prayer Room

The Prayer Room, where individuals or groups can gather to pray, is located behind the Welcome Center near the Worship Center. As we commit ourselves to prayer, God’s plans and purposes for us are revealed in amazing ways.

Prayer Request Forms

Personal prayer requests can be submitted to the Prayer Team, the Staff, or to the Prayer Line. Communication cards (found in the bulletin) can be placed in the offering plate or given to an usher or staff member.

Prayer Requests Following Worship

There are members from the Prayer Team available to pray with you following each service. You will be directed during worship as to where they will be located.

You may add your prayer request to our prayer wall using the form below. Once your prayer request is received, we will share it according to your instructions. Feel free to submit as many prayer requests as you like!


This prayer has been answered!

Prayed for 9 times.

Sarah Nelson

Please pray for my Grandma, Norma Knight. Hospice has been called in to care for her. She is at Luther Park Nursing Home has stopped eating and drinking due to the coronavirus. She probably only has a few days at most to live. Pray that she will be as comfortable as she can be and that we will be at peace not being able to be with her in her final hours. She also has dementia and hasn't been herself for many years so this sort of a "blessing in disguise" as my grandpa put it. My grandma has been a Christian her whole life and she will finally be at peace when she meets her Savior.

Please also pray for my dad, Todd McFadden, who on Easter Sunday had a heart attach and then a stroke. He is recovering in a rehabilitation unit at Lutheran Hospital currently and doing better and better each day. Pray for his recovery and that he can stay healthy to go home to continue his recovery.

Received: April 17, 2020

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Prayed for 5 times.

Edmund Krzeminski

[We read] In the King James Bible, Ezekiel 22:30: "And I sought for a man among them, that should make up the hedge, and stand in the gap before me for the land, that I should not destroy it: but I found none."

O God, please help us and teach us to build a wall [of prayer] around the USA, Canada, Poland and Great Britain. Are you ready to stand in the gap, where God is the Helper and Teacher?

Please pray that Great Britain, Poland, the USA/Canada would overcome for: (The Acts 26.18).

* Poland, pray for freedom from dead religion to saving faith of Jesus Christ as the Saviour and the Lord by faith only,

* the Church in the USA & Canada & Great Britain – Pray for repentance and cleansing of the church - Matt. 3.12 "Whose fan is in his hand, and he will thoroughly purge his floor, and gather his wheat into the garner; but he will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire."

* my family:

1. Stir up the hearts of my family for ministry for me, my wife Dorothy, our daughter Ann, and our sons Peter and Daniel - "..but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord" Joshua 24.15

2. Pray for God's will, wisdom, discernment, revelation and recognition for me and my family; I ask God for Edmund’s work situation, God's direction for Edmund , Dorothy, Peter, Daniel and Ann (also God's protection and blessings over the company where she works and she needs a husband),

3. God's order in my work. I ask God for great wisdom at my work. Blessings and the knowledge of Jesus Christ for my bosses. Thank God for the continuation of my work.

Edmund & Dorothy Krzeminski

Received: April 10, 2020

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Anonymous

Please pray for my husband James the he would put the Lord first and listen to Jesus. That he would put the Lord first in our finances and honor our marriage.Pray that the Lord, would bless my husband’s work and keep him healthy. Pray that he would be diligent and prosperous and given favor both with the Lord and man. That he would be the head and not the tail. That everything he does prospers. Pray that he would have a heart of gratitude and remove the spirit of apathy. Pray that no weapon formed against us would prosper.. That the Lord would give him wisdom knowledge and discernment. Pray that the Lord would give him strength to walk into opportunities he provides. That the Lord, would infuse his character with courage for daily decisions and heal the past wounds of my husband’s heart. Pray the Lord would guide my husband as the leader of our home.help my husband’s parenting to reflect Jesus Christ to our children. May his leadership skills be empowered by the mind of Jesus Christ. Pray the Lord would lead my husbands hand and heart in our relationship, his work, our home, community and church. Also please pray a guard over his heart, mouth and mind,Jesus. Also to protect him from temptation and to be filled with the Holy Spirit. Lastly pray for him to have encouraging and godly friendships. Break any soul ties or relationships that are not from the Lord. In Jesus Name Amen.

Received: April 7, 2020

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Angela Hughes

First let us give the Lord thanks for the abundance of all things.Please pray that the Lord would deliver his people from evil men; That the Lord would preserve his people from violent men, who plan evil things in their heart and stir up wars continually. Pray against the spirit of anti Christ,false witness,terrorism,leviathan,jezebel,witchcraft,hatred,wars, pestilences, famine,divination and violence. Pray for world wide repentance that people would turn to God, so that he will forgive their sins. Please pray and intercede without ceasing that God's will be done in the lives of the world's leaders and for our leaders to seek God and listen to Him. Pray that they would be surrounded by godly counsel and, that President Trump and the world leaders would personally know God and the salvation found through faith in Jesus Christ alone. That we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. God can turn the hearts of kings. Earnestly pray that the people of America and its leaders will humble themselves and seek the Lords face and turn from their wicked ways. Pray that the Lord would hear from heaven and forgive our countries sins and heal our land. God Bless America Pray that the Lord would grant peace in America, that we may lie down and no one will make us afraid. That the Lord would remove wild beasts from the land, and that the sword will not pass through our country and that President Trump along with our leaders be filled with power, with the Spirit of the Lord, and with justice and might to declare the sins of Gods people. Please pray for revival and that the Lord would pour out his spirit on his servants, throughout the world both men and women. Pray for the peace of Israel. Pray for healing for those affected by the coronavirus and that it does not continue to spread. May Gods will be done on earth as it is in heaven.In Jesus Name, Amen.

Received: March 30, 2020

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Anonymous

Please pray for my brother-in-law. He is 59 years old and was diagnosed with Stage 4 Esophageal cancer last week. The cancer has spread to his stomach, liver and bones. We are positive and hopeful for his comfort and time, but we welcome prayer. Please also pray for my sister and three nephews who are caring for him in isolation due to COVID-19. We wish we could see all of them and hug them, but need to distance socially due to these concerns and his chemo regimen. Thank you.

Received: March 28, 2020

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Anonymous

For Kassidy as she has tested positive for COVID19. She is in home quarantine and being closely monitored after release from the hospital.

Received: March 28, 2020

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Christa Jensen

I had emergency gall bladder surgery last night. (Saturday). They removed the gall bladder

and a 2 cm stone. Would like prayers for healing. This is my second surgery in 4 months

with knee surgery in November. I think I am good with surgeries for awhile! Thank you all.

Received: March 22, 2020

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Shelli Bridges

An immediate request please!! Our dear friend Katy Tate loves in LA and is a dancer/choreographer for many stars, Jennifer Lopez, Nee-Yo, to name a few. We just found out she is being taken by ambulance as I type to a hospital in Burbank, CA. She was misdiagnosed and they did not catch Coronavirus and sent her home. Thankfully a cousin in the family Facetimed with her and said she has the virus. Please pray that they can help her, save her and heal her!! We know God is the Ultimate Physician and Healer!! Please prayer for her and the Tate family for immediate healing!! Love in Christ!!

Received: March 22, 2020

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Shelli Bridges

Our flight waa canceled once and moved to Monday. We are anxious and nervous as we do not want to have to drive from Florida back to Iowa. So please pray the flight stays the same and also pray for safe travels on March 23rd at 7:21(6:21 central) AM until 10:30 AM. Also pray to keep us healthy and free from the virus as we travel. Thank you so much! Shelli, Chad and Savanna Bridges

PS: I accidentally deleted this and wanted to post it again. I am also praying over the requests I've read here as well.

Love in Christ

Received: March 21, 2020

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Mike Crabb

Dear heavenly Father, you are so good, mighty and powerful. Your love for us knows no boundaries. Please be with those residents isolated from family, friends and other visitors in the Prairie Vista Village retirement center and the Shores nursing home, as well as the medical personnel and staff that care for them. Keep them safe and may your Holy Spirit be with them in this time, now and forever more, to let them know they are loved. In the name of your son, Jesus, our savior, Amen.

Received: March 20, 2020

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