Praying for Wilmington YM


I’ve been asked to share this calendar with Friends, so here it is. May your time spent praying for Wilmington Yearly Meeting be useful

1: Repentance

Monthly Meeting Focus: Ada Chapel Friends Meeting

“…if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land.” 2 Chronicles 7:14


2: Humility

Monthly Meeting Focus: Campus Friends Meeting

“Who is wise and understanding among you? Let them show it by their good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom.” James 3:13


3: Mercy

Monthly Meeting Focus: Centerfield Friends Meeting

“Give ear, our God, and hear; open your eyes and see the desolation of the city that bears your Name. We do not make requests of you because we are righteous, but because of your great mercy.” Daniel 9:18


4: Tenderness

Monthly Meeting Focus: Chester Friends Meeting

“Therefore if you have any encouragement from being united with Christ, if any comfort from his love, if any common sharing in the Spirit,if any tenderness and compassion, 2 then make my joy complete by being like-minded, having the same love, being one in spirit and of one mind.” Philippians 2:1-2


5: Holiness

Monthly Meeting Focus: Cincinnati Friends Meeting

Make every effort to live in peace with everyone and to be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord.”  Hebrews 12:14


6: Forgiveness

Monthly Meeting Focus: Cuba Friends Meeting

“Forgive us our sins, for we also forgive everyone who sins against us. And lead us not into temptation.” Luke 11:4


7: Faithfulness

Monthly Meeting Focus: Dover Friends Meeting

“Love and faithfulness meet together; righteousness and peace kiss each other.” Psalm 85:10


8: Prayerfulness

Monthly Meeting Focus: Eastern Hills Friends Meeting

“When my life was ebbing away, I remembered you, Lord, and my prayer rose to you, to your holy temple.” Jonah 2:7


9: Purity

Monthly Meeting Focus: Fairview Friends Meeting

“Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.” Matthew 5:8


10: Endurance

Monthly Meeting Focus: Fall Creek Friends Meeting

“May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had, so that with one mind and one voice you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.” Romans 15:5-6


11: Gratitude

Monthly Meeting Focus: Friends of Ballplay

‘Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances;for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18


12: Honesty

Monthly Meeting Focus: Friendsville Friends Meeting

“Do not spread false reports. Do not help a guilty person by being a malicious witness.” Exodus 23:1


13: Teachableness

Monthly Meeting Focus: Hardins Creek Friends Meeting

“Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but whoever hates correction is stupid.” Proverbs 12:1


14: Centeredness

Monthly Meeting Focus: Jamestown Friends Meeting

“For the Lamb at the center of the throne will be their shepherd; ‘he will lead them to springs of living water.’ ‘And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.’” Revelation 7:17


15: Wisdom

Monthly Meeting Focus: Knoxville Friends Meeting

“Do not forsake wisdom, and she will protect you; love her, and she will watch over you.” Proverbs 4:6


16: Compassion

Monthly Meeting Focus: Leesburg Friends Meeting

“…all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble.” 1 Peter 3:8


17: Generosity

Monthly Meeting Focus: Living Word Friends Church

“Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously.” 2 Corinthians 9:6


18: Courage

Monthly Meeting Focus: Londonderry Friends Meeting

But Jesus immediately said to them: “Take courage! It is I. Don’t be afraid.” Matthew 14:27


19: Insightfulness

Monthly Meeting Focus: Lost Creek Friends Meeting

“…this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight, so that you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and blameless for the day of Christ,filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ—to the glory and praise of God.”

Philippians 1:9-11


20: Righteousness

Monthly Meeting Focus: Martinsville Friends Meeting

“Peacemakers who sow in peace reap a harvest of righteousness.” James 3:18


21: Self-control

Monthly Meeting Focus: Maryville Friends Meeting

“Like a city whose walls are broken through is a person who lacks self-control.” Proverbs 25:28


22: Gentleness

Monthly Meeting Focus: New Burlington Friends Meeting

“…you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness…” 1 Timothy 6:11


23: Faithfulness

Monthly Meeting Focus: Rafter Chapel Friends Meeting

“A bruised reed he will not break, and a smoldering wick he will not snuff out. In faithfulness he will bring forth justice…” Isaiah 42:3


24: Goodness

Monthly Meeting Focus: Sabina Friends Meeting

“I remain confident of this: I will see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living.” Psalm 27:3


25: Kindness

Monthly Meeting Focus: Samantha Friends Meeting

“And God raised us up with Christ and seated us with him in the heavenly realms in Christ Jesus, in order that in the coming ages he might show the incomparable riches of his grace,expressed in his kindness to us in Christ Jesus.” Ephesians 2:6-7


26: Patience

Monthly Meeting Focus: Springfield Friends Meeting

“Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.” Colossians 3:12


27: Peace

Monthly Meeting Focus: Wilmington Friends Meeting

“Finally, brothers and sisters, rejoice! Strive for full restoration, encourage one another, be of one mind, live in peace. And the God of love and peace will be with you.” 2 Corinthians 13:11


28: Joy

Monthly Meeting Focus: Xenia Friends Meeting

“With joy you will draw water from the wells of salvation.” Isaiah 12:3


29: Faith

Monthly Meeting Focus: Fairfield Quarterly Meeting

“With this in mind, we constantly pray for you, that our God may make you worthy of his calling, and that by his power he may bring to fruition your every desire for goodness and your every deed prompted by faith.” 1 Thessalonians 1:11


30: Hope

Monthly Meeting Focus: Friendsville Quarterly Meeting

“…hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us.” Romans 5:5


31: Love

Monthly Meeting Focus: Miami-Center Quarterly Meeting

“Do not seek revenge or bear a grudge against anyone among your people, but love your neighbor as yourself. I am the Lord.” Leviticus 19:18

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