Monday, October 1, 2018 Autumn is well underway now. Take time to enjoy the beauty that God shares in each season. Give thanks for the natural world.
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 Pray for children today, both near and far. Commit to leaving them a future of hope and peace. Do what you can to make this a reality.
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 Our fellowship meal and program is always a time of deepening friendship and growing faith. Pray about making Wednesday Night Dinners part of your family routine.
Thursday, October 4, 2018 Remember those who serve this country in every capacity, from elected officials to the military, from teachers to sanitation workers. Give thanks for their faithful service to all.
Friday, October 5, 2018 Caregiving, whether it is for children, fragile adults or an aging family member, is a demanding task. Pray for strength and mercy for the ones who give care. Ask God how you can help them with their task.
Saturday, October 6, 2018 Enjoy the day off with family and friends. Remember that Jesus had good friends that helped him along the way. Family and friends are a blessing!
Sunday, October 7, 2018 World Communion Sunday. Remember that God desires unity in the body of Christ, not uniformity. We may all worship in different ways, but the bread and wine are for all who follow Jesus.
Monday, October 8, 2018 Columbus Day. Give thanks for intrepid explorers of land and space. Thank God for women and men of courage who have expanded the boundaries of the known world.
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 Give thanks for the youth of our church and community today. Their energy and excitement about life infuses our lives with hope and joy.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 Give thanks for food, and for those who make it possible for us to have food on our tables, including the farmers, migrants, store owners, truckers and many others.
Thursday, October 11, 2018 Take time away from your busy schedule to sit, face to face, with Jesus. Plan a day apart several times during the year to stay spiritually healthy and strong.
Friday, October 12, 2018 Is there someone with whom you need to be reconciled? Pray for God’s guidance and mercy as you discern how to do this.
Saturday, October 13, 2018 Pray for everyone you know who has a birthday in October. Give them a special card or note and let them know you are praying for them.
Sunday, October 14, 2018 Remember your baptism today. Remember that you are beloved and redeemed. Be an icon of redemption in the world so others may also know the love of Christ.
Monday, October 15, 2018 Pray for a close friend or family member who is lost. Pray that you can help them see the light of Love.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 Pray for those who are sick today. Call them or write a note of encouragement. Be sure to tell them that they are loved by God, and you.
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 Bless the LORD of all today. Have a song in your heart and a smile on your lips. Be the picture of JOY to all around you.
Thursday, October 18, 2018 God’s forgiveness is always available to us, but there are times we are unable to forgive ourselves. Pray for trust to know we are forgiven. Pray for personal peace.
Friday, October 19, 2018 Are you serving God today? Pray for direction and commitment to fulfill the role God asks of you. Don’t wait for someone to ask you. Step up and serve.
Saturday, October 20, 2018 Rejoice in the work of missionaries around the world. God’s word is spoken every minute of every hour of every day somewhere in the world. Give thanks!
Sunday, October 21, 2018 Our worship is our gift to God. Be a part of the weekly gathering of Christ-followers every week and rejoice.
Monday, October 22, 2018 Do you have someone on your heart who does not know God? Pray for the Holy Spirit to help you introduce your friend or family member to Jesus.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 Pray for the homeless and the downtrodden, for the stranger and the alien in our land. Remember that we were all once far from our true home that is God’s heart.
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 Do a random act of kindness today, without expecting any reward. God knows your heart and motivations and smiles when you are gracious and generous to others.
Thursday, October 25, 2018 Give thanks to God for all the love and grace shown to you throughout your life.
Friday, October 26, 2018 Pray for patience today if you are awaiting on an answer to a prayer. Pray for peace and calm. Pray for stillness to hear when the Lord answers.
Saturday, October 27, 2018 Today is the Cassidy Community Carnival and we will be welcoming many from the community to our church. Be a part of this celebration and share the love of God with all.
Sunday, October 28, 2018 Give thanks for our pastors, our Sunday school leaders, the musicians and all who make worship such a wonderful experience of the Holy Spirit.
Monday, October 29, 2018 Tonight is the Cassidy Preschool Open House. Pray for each of these families and ask where you can help with the evening’s festivities.
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 Pray for the unity of our country today. Ask God to forgive us when we become distracted, for Jesus said, “Woe to you who neglect the important commands of God: Justice, mercy and faith. (Matt 23: 23)
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 Halloween! Pray for the safety of all the children tonight. May their fun and frolic bring much joy to all who are a part of their special night.