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ECO friends, as we continue to pray for South Texas and the clean-up efforts along the Gulf Coast, we are now compelled to widen our prayers to include our sisters and brothers in the Caribbean, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and possibly other states as Hurricane Irma heads towards the East Coast. We ask everyone to pray that the storm shifts east and does not directly hit any coastline of the Eastern United States.
We pray for all people in the path of the storm. We pray for first responders, the Coast Guard, and those making decisions for others as they do the work they are trained to do. We pray for those islands that have been directly hit, for the loss of life, property, and basic resources that have and will affect the most vulnerable.
We pray Lord that you will widen our hearts to remember all those affected by Harvey and Irma in our prayers, in our generous giving, and in our plans to send teams to help in the recovery, rebuilding, and restoration efforts.
If you or your church is in the path of the storm, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org us and let us know how we can continue to pray for you.
Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble, And He brought them out of their distresses. He caused the storm to be still, So that the waves of the sea were hushed. Then they were glad because they were quiet, So He guided them to their desired haven. – Psalm 107:28-30
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