"Give all your worries and cares to God,
for he cares about what happens to you." 1 Peter 5:7


Prayer connects us with God. Sharing each other's concerns strengthens our faith and reminds that we are not alone. How may we pray for you?

Praying for each other is important to us. Spoken and un-spoken prayer requests can be made by calling the church office (724-843-0862), sending an e-mail to the church unionville1@comcast.net, or calling Elmira Hollingshead  (724-432-3403). Special thanks for your help in keeping us in touch with the concerns of our church family. Let us continue to lift one another up in a spirit of prayer.

If you would like to be added to our prayer concerns e-mail list, please notify the church office.

Current Prayer Concerns for our Church Family and Friends are published in each months Church Newsletter. Prayer concerns received after each newsletter has been published are posted on this page as they are received. Please check back often.


Friday, September 24th . . .

Dear Friends,
Please continue prayers for the family of Marge Lewis.
Funeral Arrangements are as follows:
Visitation – Saul Gabauer Funeral Home – Sunday 2pm – 6pm
Funeral Service – Saul Gabauer Funeral Home – Monday 10am
Luncheon to follow in Unionville FLC
"Jesus said to her, 'I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die; and whoever lives by believing in me will never die.” ~ John 11:25-26

Thursday, September 23rd . . .

This morning we lift the family of Marge Lewis in prayer as Marge has moved on to her eternal home.  Marge has been struggling with various health concerns and is finally at peace.  We give thanks for faithful care provided by Lisa, and that Marge was able to pass at home as she wished.  Yet we hold Marge’s entire family in prayer in this time of loss.  Arrangements will be shared as they are made.
“One thing I ask from the Lord, this only do I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to gaze on the beauty of the Lord and to seek him in his temple” (Psalm 27:4).

Dear Friends,
Please lift in prayer Jeff and Zach Sherman,  Kelli Currey’s  nephew and his Dad who both have Covid.
Please also lift Lois Smith in prayer as she is fighting Covid at home and requiring breathing treatments every 3-4 hours. Lois reports that Margie is a couple days ahead of her in recovery and doing well.
Please also celebrate with praise and thanksgiving, the birth of Brooklyn Paige Plocinik who arrived on September 16th, weighing in at 6 pounds 11 ounces and 19.5 inches long. She is the daughter of proud parents Ryan & Emily Plocinik, granddaughter of Margie Plocinik and great granddaughter of Lois Smith.
Please also lift in prayer Betty Keppen, mom of Dave Keppen. Betty is in the hospital with stomach issues.
Give ear to my words, O Lord,
Consider my meditation.
Give heed to the voice of my cry,
My King and my God,
For to You I will pray.
My voice You shall hear in the morning, O Lord;
In the morning I will direct it to You,
And I will look up. ~Psalm 5:1-3

Wednesday, September 22nd . . .

  • Please forgive us if we have missed your prayer request that you sent to our church office email account. We did not have access to our emails for over a week. We believe the issue has been fully resolved at this time.

Please lift prayers for the Davis family on the passing of Kim Pavlinich’s brother,  Leroy ( Bud) Davis on September 11th. He was living in Texas.
Please lift praise to the Lord! Jenny Smith has received the great news that her pathology report came back benign!! PRAISE!!  Jenny will have a repeat test in a year.
Please lift praise to the Lord! My cousin Sharlaine is doing better. She was moved to an ICU step down unit and will go to a rehab center upon her release from the hospital. PRAISE!! Please pray for continued healing.
Please lift 5 year old Ellie in prayer. Ellie is the friend of Autumn Turner and granddaughter of a friend to Rhonda Sharp. She has recently been diagnosed with cancer.
Please also continue prayer for Pat Elick to be free from back pain and for the Lord to hold asthma at bay and grant her continued ease in breathing.
I lift up my eyes to the mountains—
    where does my help come from?
My help comes from the Lord,
    the Maker of heaven and earth. ~Psalm 121:1-2

My soul, wait silently for God alone, for my expectation is from Him. He only is my rock and my salvation; He is my defense; I shall not be moved. Psalm 62:5-6

PRAYER MINISTRY: Intentional prayer every day at 3 pm for our Bishop, The Cabinet, Our District Superintendent, Our Church, Our Pastor and Church Leaders.