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Avera Prayer Line

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

March 24, 2015
Please pray for my friend for the sale of her house.
Debbie, SD

March 24, 2015
Please pray for my niece Ashly who is an abusive relationship. I pray for to find guidance and strentgh to get our of this situation.
Gail, MN

March 23, 2015
Please pray for my daughter Katie as she goes in for testing of abnormal cells that this comes out non-malignant.
Joanne, SD

March 23, 2015
Please pray for my cousins, who lost their baby girl at 8 months gestation.
Danielle, SD

March 23, 2015
Please pray for my dad, who has been struggling with undiagnosed fevers since 2009 and is currently in the hospital with a very high heart rate.
Danielle, SD

March 23, 2015
Please pray for my nephew in the NICU. He is struggling with his bilirubin and low platelets.
Danielle, SD

March 18, 2015
Pray for complete remission for my friend who was recently diagnosed with multiple myeloma and began treatment this week.
Penny, SD

March 18, 2015
Please pray for my Aunt who was admitted to begin her bone marrow transplant and that this is the answer to our prayers to find a cure for her complicated Leukemia. Please bless the Donor and all involved through this difficult time. Thank you.

March 13, 2015
Please pray for my boyfriend as he struggles with the loss of his parent.

March 3, 2015
Dear Jesus, Please remember your servant Dorthy welcome her into your Kingdom-keep her from pain and fear.. in her last hours we pray in your Holy Name. Amen

March 2, 2015
Please pray for my mom who is having some health issues.
Teri, SD

March 1, 2015
Please pray for my wedding day March 7 and marriage. Thank you.

February 28, 2015
Please hold me & my family up in prayer~as we all go through this very difficult time~In Jesus name we pray~AMEN!!
Michelle, MN

February 27, 2015
Please prayer for good friend and community member Ed who recently under went a 2nd open heart surgery and is currently not faring well.
Greg, SD

February 25, 2015
Thank you Father for being a all knowing and healing God. I pray for my brother Craig as he has heart surgery. Give the doctors wisdom and skill and a clear sense of your presence in each moment of the operation. Bless the staff and medical professionals as they provide care. Hold Craig and his family tightly in your arms. Be to them the Good Shepherd as they walk through this valley. I pray in the name of Jesus who came to die so that we might live. Through His stripes we have been healed. Amen
Joel, CT

February 24, 2015
Please pray for Lisa who is on flight to CO for double lung transplant. She has husband and two little girls younger than 8.
Linda, SD

February 24, 2015
Please pray for Kim who will have a double mastectomy tomorrow that she will be blessed with strength and healing.
Mary, SD 

Post a Prayer

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.

Request Form

If you would like to make a prayer request, please use the form below. Your prayer request will be sent to the Benedictine and Presentation Sisters, and those not marked private will be displayed on this webpage.

Please press submit only once. There may be a short delay. Pressing more than once duplicates your submission.

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