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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

May 1, 2015
Please pray that our unit will receive qualified employees to assist with our short-staffed situation so that we can provide quality care to our patients and their families.
Avera Employee

April 23, 2015
Please pray for my dad and our entire family as he just returned home from swingbed. Struggling with compliance and strength and peace throughout my siblings/parents. also for my marriage...that we learn to strive and work together every day despite the daily struggles. Thank you and Amen.
Carla, SD

April 21, 2015
Please pray for our co-worker who has suffered a heart attack; prayers to the family and care givers as well.
Avera Employee

April 21, 2015
Please pray for my friend and her husband to have a quick delivery, healthy baby, and quick recovery.

April 14, 2015
Please pray for my friend who is in the hospital and going through a really rough time right now.
Paula, SD

April 10, 2015
Praying we fill our vacancies very quickly to help with the work load and stress load of being short handed!

April 9, 2015
Pray for my son-in-law who has an alcohol problem and he just can't admit that he does have a problem.

April 8, 2015
Pray for baby Joseph who has an unknown seizure-like disorder that makes him stop breathing multiple times a day. Pray for his parents that they may find the strength, courage and hope to carry on and find some sort of peace in this situation. May they rest and find the answers they need to help their baby boy.
Jill, SD

April 8, 2015
Please pray for my marriage which is struggling pretty significantly right now. Pray for my wife to renew her walk with God and choose to stay and do counseling with me. Also please pray for our 16 yo daughter who is really struggling with life and is involved in self harm behavior. Thank you.
Paul, MN

April 5, 2015
Pray for the strengthening of all families. Good marriages and healthy parent-child relationships. Thanks.

April 1, 2015
Please prayer for my daughter and her special intention. Thank you.

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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