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My Help Comes From the Lord, Psalm 121:2 

The Avera Prayer Line offers you the ability to pray for others or to post a prayer if you are in need of prayer.  Our prayer line is connected to the prayer ministries of Avera's sponsors, the Benedictine and Presentation Sisters.

Prayer Requests

Sept 22
Please pray for a complete healing of body for James B. He has rectal bleeding and a drug problem. Thank you and God bless you.
Sandra, NY

Sept 21
Need help uplifting my life right now. I am very depressed with my career and its affecting my judgement outside of work.
Josiah, NC

Sept 18
Sharon/Lloyd, Regina

Sept 15
Dear Lord i ask of you to help me get through this time of need with my health so i can be strong enough to take care of my family. my teenagers that still need guidance and find god in their lives so they can get through life without me when its my time to leave this world. Also want to send my deepest condolences to my Doctor's family who recently lost him. he will be missed and i like to thank him for being there for me and helping me all these years and getting me through some very difficult times. Now your with the Angels, I'll never forget you. God bless you.
Carla, SD

Sept 12
I have known Megan for a while now and have it in my heart to be with her everlasting. Please pray for this blessing.

Sept 11
Lord, please help my uncle he went in the ambulance to the hospital and is not breathing. I pray God is with him and that he wakes up!!! Please pray for my uncle.
Destiny, IL

Sept 10
Please pray for healing and peace for my nephew as he faces difficult decisions and surgery with the return of his cancer. Initial surgery is today but there will be future discussions regarding tumors in his hip and lungs. He is strong and a fighter but has experienced great loss due to cancer in his family. Please pray for strength for him and peace for his parents. They've been there supporting him through this journey and are doing their best to make difficult decisions choosing between life and quality of life.
Richele, SD

Sept 9
Please pray that I get healed from this debilitating tinnitus.
Jessica, MI

Sept 9
Dear Heavenly Father, please heal my sister's many health issues, including neuropathy in her feet which is causing constant pain. She is also diagnosed with chronic depression and agoraphobia. I feel I've lost my best friend and I desperately pray for a miraculous healing. She is a non-believer, so I also pray she will be filled with the passion and desire to know and love our Savior and Heavenly Father. In Jesus name I pray, Amen.
Theresa, SD

Sept 7 
I need a breakthrough in my finances, I have a lot bills to pay and not enough income. Maybe found a place to live for me and my dog, my credit score is not good, I don’t have rental history. I need to sell some appliances and furniture, my items from my EBay store so I can pay my bills. Thanks.
Jocabed, TX

Sept 6
For all families everywhere to be strengthened, whole, healthy, and holy, especially mine. For respect and peace to be abundant in our world. For wisdom in coming elections. For Christians to proclaim the gospel without fear and without negative consequences.

Sept 3
I have a conure (parrot)(not even a year old yet and helps me cope from my depression and anxiety) that is breathing with his mouth open and was breathing heavily since yesterday. I want to do a breathing treatment, but I also want you nice people to help him out with a prayer.. I am concerned for my little feathery friend. Please.. help him..
Maria, NC

Sept 3
Lucy, LA

Sept 3
Heavenly Father I am ask for prays for my friend to recovery. He is sick with covid-19 and now having problem breathing. I ask for prayers for him in the name of Jesus Christ.AMEN
Lucy, LA

Sept 2
My monthly furlough payment is late; and in addition I'm expecting a pension payment. Please pray that both will be paid soon.

Sept 2
Please pray for my granddaughter. She is in the hospital for depression and has been going through a rough time. She’s so young and needs lots of prayers.

Sept 2
I'm seeking prayer for my children, that they have comfort and safety. That my wife get treatment for her mental disorder and that I be given God's guidance.
Torry, MT

Sept 1
My cousin Jenny is having brain surgery today and tomorrow to remove tumors. Please pray for her and her family.
Shannon, NE

Sept 1 
My nephew Gavin who had a heart transplant is still in the hospital and has developed Pneumonia please continue to keep him in your prayers.
Shannon, NE

August 30
Please pray for my momma Dorothy that she be healed from COVID-19 and her lungs be cleared, her breathing be strengthened and her body be strong so she can come back home to her family. we can’t see my momma. pray that she keep fighting for life. We love you momma. she is 73 and in the hospital
Tara, TX

August 29
For our son who is experiencing anxiety and depression.
John, SD

August 28
We recently found out my dad has adenocarcinoma of the esophagus and the news keeps getting worse. We now know that it has also spread to his lymph nodes and liver. He has a procedure and scopes today to try and get more answers and put a stent in his throat. Lord, I pray that you guide the hands of the doctors, nurses and everyone involved. Please give my parents strength and let there be no complications. Less than a year ago we lost my sister and I cannot imagine not having my dad here too. Lord, please help my dad and his team of amazing doctors come up with the best treatment plan possible so that we can overcome this
Maggie, MN

August 27
My mom was rushed to the hospital due to not breathing or moving when I went to go visit her, I pray that she heals and soon wakes up. I love my mom Sheila, I can't see my life without her. It's a tough situation but I know she is being taken care of.
Kaitlyn, SD

August 26
In July I requested prayers for my nephew Gavin to get a new heart and he did on 8/24/2020. Praise the lord! The surgery went wonderful but if we can get prayers for his recovery to go smoothly with no infections and that his body does not reject his new heart.
Shannon, NE

August 23
Please pray for my granddaughter and her family as we move forward through this covid. Dear Lord please watch over us and keep us safe. Please find a cure, and not to feel so distressed and useless. AMEN
Darcy, MN

August 20

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Avera is the health ministry of the Benedictine Sisters of Yankton, S.D., and the Presentation Sisters of Aberdeen, S. D. The Sisters welcome and respect people of all beliefs and traditions. Avera colleagues throughout the organization share the Sisters' values, and many join with the Sisters in holding these requests in prayer.

Guidelines for Entering a Prayer Request

In posting your prayer request, we ask that you follow these guidelines:

  1. Identify yourself by first name only.
  2. Do not identify another person or situation, or provide any confidential information in your prayer. (No last names, addresses, phone numbers, place of employment, etc.)
  3. Your request will remain on the site for approximately three weeks. Do not re-post the same request during this time.
  4. Limit your posts to no more than 500 characters per day.
  5. At this time, we are able to receive and post only prayers in English.
We will review all prayer requests and attempt to post them within 24 hours. We reserve the right to edit requests for content, confidentiality and length, and to not post those requests that we deem inappropriate.

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