MEMORIAL FOR SISTER MERRYJOY

Died on December 27, 2001

We received word of this on January 01, 2002

Sent: Tuesday, January 01, 2002 5:49 PM

Subject: Prayer and Fasting Action Team

Dear Prayer Warriors,

It is with a broken heart I tell you that my

co-partner in this prayer ministry has gone home to be with the
Lord, Merry died last Sunday. I will be taking some time off from doing
the prayer list. I need time to heal and than go forth. There will not be a
prayer list today. But you are well aware of the needs we face,
please continue to pray.

                                                                                        In His Name , Jan

Sister MerryJoy published a Spiritual Newsletter for Prayer, Fasting and
Healing. In her memory, we have created this page so that she shall always be remembered.

Jan is picking up where MerryJoy left off with the Prayer and Fasting
Action Team and we know how difficult this has been for her to do.

May the Light shine on both of these remarkable and dedicated women Always.

Dear Sherry,

 Merry's health was failing, she had an operation last Friday for a hernia , came
home     on Sunday. We had to call 911 shortly after she got , on the trip to the hospital she died of an aneurysm.

Blessings, Jan

To show everyone the dedication of these two women, we are adding
some of the last Prayer and Fasting Action Team newsletters sent out by Sister MerryJoy

PRAYER AND FASTING ACTION GROUP PRAYER REQUESTS
FOR WEEK OF Dec 19-26, 2001

 1 Chronicles 4:10  "Oh that you would bless me indeed, and enlarge 
my territory,that Your hand would be with me, and that You would keep me from evil, that I may not cause pain."

Hebrews 13:3  "Remember those in prison as if you were their fellow prisoners, and those who are mistreated as if you, yourselves were suffering."

1. Please continue to pray for a moratorium on the D/P to stop the abuses of this law, especially due to the fact that innocent people could be murdered this way.

2. Penn. Mumia Abu-Jamal's death sentence was overturned.....if the prosecution does not hold a hearing in the next 180 days he will automatically get life in prison.

3.Texas.continue to pray the Andréa Yates case and for her emotional state.

4.Illinois......Please pray that Aaron Patterson wins his bid for a new trial.

5. Illinois.....Marilyn Lemak was convicted of murder..... her fate will 
be decided in February .

6. Florida....State's record in D/R cases is up for study. In 2000, nine death sentences were overturned.....the highest in the nation.Pray as led.

7. Florida...... continue to be in prayer about the Valdez beating trial...
may those responsible be held accountable.

8. Praise Report.Ana C. on D/R Florida has been granted a new trial.

 9. N.C.   The death sentence of  D/R inmate Gary Long was thrown out and a new sentencing hearing is ordered.

 10. Texas......Windell Broussard has an execution date of 1/30/02...pray for his salvation and life.as well as for family and friends..all who will be effected .

11. Please  continue to pray about mail tampering in the prison system.

12. Florida D/R     Virginia Larzelere has heart/lung disease, please pray she receive the proper medical treatment . Her disease has brought on deteriation. Pray for all prisoners across this nation for their medical care to be above reproach.

13.California...Wayne Anderson has an execution date of 1/29/02..pray for his salvation and life. Also pray for those whose lives will be effected by this.

14. Texas D/R  Roy Pippin is in day 28 of a hunger strike to bring attention to inhuman treatment.....pray for him and his message.

15. Pray about the John Walker case.... the American  who fought against America in this war on terrorism. Pray for  his salvation.

16. California.....San Quentin D/R visitation .....Problem the children who are visiting are becoming afraid due to the actions of the guards toward the inmates. Families are also subject to  questionable treatment.

 17. Praise report : we are rejoicing that more and more death sentences are being overturned and that life sentences are being given in trials and not the death penalty.

18. Penn........Death sentence of Leroy Stallworth  has been
changed to a life sentence.

19.Calif.  the death sentence of William Payton will be reviewed.

20.Missouri         Jim Johnson has an execution date of 1/9/02.....pray for his salvation and for all whose lives will be effected by this.

21.Okla.   D/R inmate Sheldon Jackson wins a new trial......
praise the Lord

22. N.C.     D/R inmate Charlie Alston has an execution date of 1/11/02..... pray for his life and salvation , as  well as foe all those who will be effected by his death.

23.   Florida D/R        Continue to pray about the Rudolph Holton case ..... the state seems to be trying to slow down this innocent man's  new trial to begin.

24. Texas D/R  Polunsky Unit.....  the facility is working on cutting out weekend visits.. this is the only time they have visitors  . Pray this is not implemented.

25. We have a personal prayer request . Merry is going in for  a hernia operation on 1/3 .Please pray for her , the doctors, nurses and  a speedy recovery. Also for her  peace of mind. Thank you.
 

To All Prayer Warriors:
Romans 15:13  "May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit."
Blessings
Jan & Merry

PRAYER AND FASTING ACTION GROUP PRAYER REQUESTS
FOR WEEK OF Dec. 12-19, 2001

 1 Chronicles 4:10  "Oh that you would bless me indeed, and enlarge 
my territory,that Your hand would be with me, and that You would keep me from evil, that I may not cause pain."

Hebrews 13:3  "Remember those in prison as if you were their fellow prisoners, and those who are mistreated as if you, yourselves were suffering."

1. Florida--Ana Cardona--D/R--Lawyer, Todd Sher, is seeking a new trial for Ana. Pray for success.

2. Florida--Praise--Brian Woods will be home for the holidays.  This teenager was found not guilty of attempted murder.

3. Virginia--Zaccarias Moussaari--This accused terrorist, charged with plotting the attack on 9/11 will stand trial in Virginia--Pray as led.

4. Texas--Continue to pray about Andrea Yates' circumstances.

5. Nevada--There is a proposal to switch from the electric chair to injections as a means of executions in this state.  There is opposition in the legislature.  Pray as led.

6. Tennessee--The state Supreme Court has given D/R inmate, Ali Abdur Rahman 10 days to decide whether they will block his execution by claiming that he is mentally incompetent.  Pray as  led.

7. Texas--Kimberly McCarthy--Death sentence was overturned.  New trial has been ordered.  PTL and pray for this trial to be conducted with truth and justice and pray for her life and salvation.

8. Texas--Michael Moore--D/R--Execution date has been set for
January 9.  Pray  for his life and salvation.

9. Louisiana--Evonne Ferrell (16)--Charged with the Sept. 12 death of the baby boy born to her that day.  This 9th grader has pleaded innocence.  Pray for her life and salvation and for a fair and just trial.

10. Missouri--James Johnson--D/R--execution date set for January 9.  Pray for his life and salvation.

11. Florida--State's record in death cases is cause for study.  Florida
has the highest rate of overturn of capital convictions. Pray as led.

12. Virginia/Indiana-- Death Penalty  riddled with errors.   Praise God, the truth is being revealed in these states.  Pray it continues throughout the country.

13. California--Marco Barrera--Sentenced to death on 12/14-- 
pray for his life and salvation.

14. North Carolina--Praise--Mentally retarded inmate Sherman
Skipper has been removed from death row and given a life sentence.

15. Illinois--Aaron Patterson--D/R--moves closer to a new trial.  A judge agreed to hear arguments as to whether he should get at new trial.  Pray for success.

16. Texas--Pray for the family and friends of Vincent Cook who was executed last week.

17. Illinois--Continue to pray for the murder trial of Marilyn Lemak Morrissey as the case is now in the hands of the jury.  Pray for truth and justice and her life and salvation.

18. Florida--continue to pray about the trial being held for the guards charged with the beating death of Frank Valdez--Pray for truth and justice .   Continue also to pray for Wanda Valdez as she relives this incident.

19. Florida--Derek and Alex King (Juveniles ages 12 & 13)-- indicted as adults on first degree murder charge--Pray for truth and justice and their lives and their salvation and the compassion of the state.

20. Texas--Ray Pippin--D/R--on a hunger strike in order to bring attention to inhumane conditions and procedures on D/R.  Pray for him and that his message is addressed positively.  Also pray that these conditions be corrected on D/Rs across the nation.

21.  Texas--Randall Hafdahl--D/R-- execution date set for 1/31.  Pray for his life and salvation.

22. Continue to pray for quality defense for those on death rows across the country.

23.  Continue to pray for the end to mental, physical, medical, sexual and spiritual abuses .

24. Please pray about the appeals process --So many D/R inmates are in limbo in this process some of which is due to the overturn of lawyers for indigent inmates  and changes in the states'  inmate defense laws.

25. Tennessee/Florida--Continue to pray for  Christa Pike and Aileen Wournas who have given up appeals.

26. Florida--Women's Death Row--Please pray that the new chaplain will visit the women on a regular basis.  It is a need that has yet to be met.

To All Prayer Warriors:
Romans 15:13  "May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit."

We would like to extend our wishes to all of you to have a very Merry Christmas, always remembering that JESUS IS THE REASON FOR THE SEASON.
Blessings
Jan & Merry

 PRAYER AND FASTING ACTION GROUP PRAYER REQUESTS
FOR WEEK OF Dec 5-12, 2001

1 Chronicles 4:10  "Oh that you would bless me indeed, and enlarge 
my territory,that Your hand would be with me, and that You would keep me from evil, that I may not cause pain."

Hebrews 13:3  "Remember those in prison as if you were their fellow prisoners, and those who are mistreated as if you, yourselves were suffering."

1. Oklahoma and across the USA--Please pray for friends and family of those who have been and/or will be executed this month.  It is very hard at any time of the year but particularly difficult  at Christmas.

 2. Oklahoma--Pray for the family and friends of Sahib Al-Musawi who was executed last week.

3. Illinois--Continue to pray for the murder trial of Marilyn Lemak Morrissey. Pray as led.

4. Washington--Gary Ridyuay (?)--Could face the death penalty.  Pray for truth and justice and life and his salvation.

5. Texas--Jesus Flores (19)--Sentenced to death last week.  Please pray for his life and salvation.

6. North Carolina--Charlie Alston--D/R--Execution date set for 1/11/02--Pray for his life and salvation.

7. Tennessee--Court has expanded the ban on the execution of the mentally retarded, saying that the Tennessee Supreme Court and the Federal Constitution bans the execution of the mentally retarded.  PTL.

8. Kansas--Cornelius Oliver (19)--Charged with murder--intends to testify in his own defense.  Pray as led and pray for his salvation.

9. Alabama--Hinricky Peraita--Sentenced to the electric chair for the murder of a fellow inmate.  Pray for his life and his salvation.  Also continue  to pray for the elimination of the electric chair as a death sentence.

10. Texas--Thomas Miller-El----Execution date set for 2/21/02--
Pray for his life and salvation.

11. California--Bruce Morris--Case removed from Judge because the judge was considering letting him drop all appeals concerning his execution.  Pray for his life and salvation.

12. Pennsylvania--Tedor Davido's trial is in process.  If convicted he could face the death penalty.  Pray for truth and justice and his life and salvation.

13. Florida/Tennessee--Continue to pray for Aileen Wournas and Christa Pike, who have given up appeals and await execution.  Pray as led.

14. Alabama--James Martin--Court has reversed his death sentence
due to prosecution withholding evidence before trial.  PLT.

15. Utah--Morris Mullins (18)--a murder suspect--Acted out of control in jail and needed to be subdued by authorities.  Pray as led.

16. Texas--Continue to pray for Andrea Yates.

17. Texas--Continue to pray for Darlie Routhier.

18. Florida--Praise--Retrial granted for D/R inmate Juan Melendez
due to prosecutorial misconduct.

19. Florida--Continue to pray about the trial of the guards accused of the beating death of Frank Valdez.  Also continue to pray for Wanda Valdez as she witnesses the events.

20. California--Soccoro Caro--Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for this lady who is accused of killing her children.  Pray as led.

21. Michael Manning--Continue to pray for this innocent man.  His lawyers believe that his case is winnable.  Please pray for him and his family as they go through the  justice process.  It has been a long haul for this family and for Michael.

22. Alabama--Patrick Swiney--Needs urgent help and support--His situation is very serious.  Pray for his health nd for his protection.  Pray for all his needs to be met.

23. Texas--Roy Pippin--D/R--on a hunger strike for more humane treatment.  Pray for his life and salvation and for more humane treatment for all the prisoners on D/R.

 24. Georgia--Bryan Parker--Will have been executed by the time you get this unless something in the form of a miracle happens.  Pray for the family and friends of this man.

25. North Carolina--Deidra Lane--Has been jailed for the past 15 months for murdering her husband .  Still awaiting trial.  Pray as led.

26. Please continue to pray for the Christians in Islamic countries who are being prosecuted for their faith.

27.  Continue to pray for  all those that you know that are in need of prayer support as they await the carrying out of their sentences.  Pray as led.

To All Prayer Warriors:
Romans 15:13  "May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit."
Blessings
Jan & Merry

PRAYER AND FASTING ACTION GROUP PRAYER REQUESTS
FOR WEEK OF Nov. 21-28, 2001
 

1 Chronicles 4:10  "Oh that you would bless me indeed, and enlarge 
my territory,that Your hand would be with me, and that You would keep me from evil, that I may not cause pain."

Hebrews 13:3  "Remember those in prison as if you were their fellow prisoners, and those who are mistreated as if you, yourselves were suffering."

1. Oklahoma--Nadean Smith--D/R--Has an execution date of 12/4-- Pray for her and Pastor Tom as he ministers to her.

2. Continue to pray about the police and legal corruption and prosecutor
                         misconduct.

3. Ohio--Praise--Ohio eliminates the electric chair as a form of execution.

4. Florida--Robert Marjenhoff, a retarded man who has spent the last 2 years jailed or in a mental hospital was wrongly charged with murder, prosecutors have admitted.  Pray for this wrong to be fully righted and for this man's mental and physical health.

5. Tennessee/Florida--Please continue to pray for Christa Pike and Aileen Wournas who have given up appeals.  Also pray that Aileen's interview that was given on 11/16 to CNN have a positive effect.

6. Please continue to pray about the mail tampering issues in all prisons.

7. Florida--Death warrants have been signed for the execution of the following Amos King--------------------1/24/02
Linroy Bottoson------------2/5/02
Robert Trease----------------2/7/02
Pray for their lives and for their salvation.

8. Please continue to pray for the Christians being persecuted in Pakistan.

9. Pennsylvania--Beth Markain--Has been given the death penalty.  Pray for her life and salvation.

10. Florida--John Acosta (17)--will be tried as an adult.  Pray for his life and salvation and for fair and just trial.

11. Florida--Roger Chevy--D/R--Has gained an evidentiary hearing to be held in January.  Praise the Lord and pray for the judge and defense attorney's.

12. Texas--D/R--PRAISE--Kerry Cook is a free man through DNA testing.  Now he has a need to clear his name.   Please also pray that the emotional scars and wounds to his spirit while he was in prison be healed.  Pray for  his adjustment to the outside world proceed without incident.

13. Texas--Annastasia Tonder--A Houston mom is being held in the death of her infant.  Pray for truth and for this woman's salvation and emotional health and most of all for God's will and presence in her life.

14. Florida--Pray about the budget for Prisons , which is being cut .  Pray as led.

15. Oklahoma--Police chemist, Joyce Gilchrist's missteps has caused a scandal . Already a re-examination of her work has freed a d/r inmate, overturned a d/s and called into question evidence used for executing a man last year.  She worked for over 20 years .   Pray for the truth to continue to unfold,  and pray for all those on death row because of her evidence.

16. North Carolina--John Rose--D/R--The Pope has requested he not be
                         executed--Pray for his life and salvation.

 17. Pray for a moratorium on the D/P due to weaknesses and failures, misconduct of prosecutors  and other means of injustice.

18. US Federal D/R Prisoners David Hammer-- On a hunger strike refusing food and insulin.  Pray for his life and salvation.
Jeffery Paul--Family is not allowed to visit. Pray for this to be resolved
These men may both lose visitor privileges as well as telephone and television due to their reaction to the visitor problem.   Pray that a total resolution be accomplished and that they keep all the privileges they are allowed to have on D/R.

19. Missouri--Keith D. Nelson--In penalty phase of his murder trial.  --Pray for his life and his salvation.

20. Texas--Jesus Flores--on trial for capital murder. Pray for his life and salvation and for truth and justice in his trial.

21. North Carolina--The House passed a bill with tougher penalties for terrorism, specifically for chemical and biological attacks.  The bill also provides tough penalties for hoaxes involving these types of attack.  Pray for wisdom and discretion in the application of this law.

22. Tennessee--Sedley Alley--D/R--US Supreme Court rejected a request for an appeal.  He still has appeals left.  Pray for his life and salvation.

To All Prayer Warriors:
Romans 15:13  "May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit."
Blessings
Jan & Merry

PRAYER AND FASTING ACTION GROUP PRAYER REQUESTS
FOR WEEK OF Nov. 14-21, 2001

1 Chronicles 4:10  "Oh that you would bless me indeed, and enlarge 
my territory,that Your hand would be with me, and that You would keep me from evil, that I may not cause pain."

Hebrews 13:3  "Remember those in prison as if you were their fellow prisoners, and those who are mistreated as if you, yourselves were suffering."

 1. Georgia--Pray for the family and friends of Fred Gilreath who was executed last week.

2. Kentucky--Please pray that the bill in the Kentucky legislature to eliminate the death penalty for persons who were juveniles at the time of the crime, pass. And continue to pray that such a bill will spread throughout the country.

3. Louisiana--Joseph Adams (16)--pleads to avoid a possible death sentence--The appeals court refused to block the prosecutors from seeking the death penalty.  Pray for his life and salvation.

5. New Jersey--Rabbi Neulander is to be retried as the jury could not come to a verdict.  Pray for his life and salvation and pray for the new jury to be picked with  fairness and truth.

6. Illinois--Pray for the D/P trial of Marilyn Lemak Morrissey--pray for fairness in selection of the jury and truth and justice during the trial.  Pray for her life and salvation.

7. Florida--Daniel Canellas--Acquitted of murder on grounds of self defense --Pray for his salvation with praise to God.

8. Pennsylvania--Willie Johnson--Jury unable to agree on the D/P for this man. Continue to pray for his life and salvation.

9. California--Stephen Anderson--D/R--nearing execution.  Pray for his life and salvation.

10. Florida--Roger Chevy--D/R--Granted an evidentiary hearing set for
January--Pray for his life and salvation and for truth and justice in his hearing.

11. Texas--PRAISE--Kerry Cook on D/R  is now a free man trough DNA testing--Now he has a need to clear his name.  Please also pray that the emotional scars and wounds  to his spirit  while in prison be healed.

12. North Carolina--John Rose--D/R--Scheduled to be executed on 11/30--Pray for his life and salvation.

13. Wisconsin--GOP is pushing the states anti terror legislation which would reinstate the death penalty.  Pray as led.

14. Texas--Pray for the family and friends of Jeffery Tucker who was executed last week.

15. Sister Helen Prejean--Please pray for this lady as she works tirelessly for justice.

16. Please continuer to pray about racial issues within prisons.

17. Tennessee/Florida--Please continue to pray for Christa Pike and Aileen Wournas who have given up appeals.

18. Continue to pray about the mail tampering in prisons. Prisoners are either not getting all their mail or their mail does not go out (in some cases).

19. Oklahoma--Please continue to pray for Nadean Smith.  Her execution date is the first to December.

20. Florida--Maxwell Smith--is in Broward County Jail waiting to go on trial for the murder of his wife. Pray for his life and salvation and for truth and justice at his trial.

21. Texas--Continue to pray for Andrea Yates.

22. Florida--Please pray for journalist Adma Smith as he is a warrior for justice. Pray the Lord grant him wisdom as he writes for the St. Petersburg Times.

23. Continue to pray about the code of silence in the DOC and about the retaliation when this code is broken.

24. Florida--Women's death row--They are denied any religious special visits on the holidays. Nor are they visited by the prison chaplain.  Pray that their religious freedom be  given them.

25.  Pray for a good Thanksgiving Holiday for the prisoners across this country. Jan and Merry wish all of you a marvelous Thankful holiday.
 

To All Prayer Warriors:
Romans 15:13  "May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit."
Blessings
Jan & Merry

PRAYER AND FASTING ACTION GROUP PRAYER REQUESTS
FOR WEEK OF Nov. 7-14, 2001
1 Chronicles 4:10  "Oh that you would bless me indeed, and enlarge 
my territory,that Your hand would be with me, and that You would keep me from evil, that I may not cause pain."

Hebrews 13:3  "Remember those in prison as if you were their fellow prisoners, and those who are mistreated as if you, yourselves were suffering."

1. Missouri-It has come to our attention that Jerome White-Bay has not been fed since 10/26 per order of Lt. at prison--Pray as led.  And continue to pray about the misuse of power such as this.

2. Florida--Please continue to pray about the trial of the guards involved in the beating death of Frank Valdez.  Pray that those involved are held accountable for their actions.  Court is seeking potential jurors.  Pray that God's choice is made, and that the jurors are unprejudiced.  The trial has been delayed due to depletion of the jury pool.

3. Florida--PRAISE GOD--15 year old Brian Woods was found
NOT GUILTY of attempted murder.

4. Florida--A federal judge in Ft. Lauderdale sharply questioned the 1984 D/R conviction of Billy Kelley.  His question--Had not the prosecution deliberately mislead the jury about the immunity deal??  And did not that misleading lead to a Death Sentence??  Pray for Mr. Kelley. and continue to pray about prosecutor misconduct in all cases but particularly in cases leading to a death sentence.

5. Georgia--Fred Gilreath--D/R--Scheduled to be executed on 11/14.  Pray for his death sentence to be commuted to life and pray for his salvation.

6. California--Demetric Mayfield--Praise--D/S overturned due to ineffective counsel--New sentencing hearing to be held.  Pray for his salvation and for the judge as he decides on the new sentence.

7. Pennsylvania--William Haasman and Beth Ann Markman--Sentenced to death. Pray for their lives and their salvation.

8. Alabama--Linda Lyon--D/R--execution date of 11/26 set for this lady.  Pray for her life and her salvation.

9. Florida--Michael Mardenti--D/R--Evidentiary hearing.  He is fighting to proclaim his innocence.  Pray for a positive outcome and pray for his salvation.

10. Florida--Anthony Caravellas--D/R--relatives seeking exoneration through DNA testing.  Broward Sheriff's Office crime lab has the genetic material but now, after 4 months, they say they do not have enough genetic material for the testing.  The family is working with Barry Scheck of  the Innocence Project.  Pray for truth and justice and Anthony's live and salvation.

11. Oklahoma--Ronnie Lott--The murder trial was abruptly halted after evidence was discovered that may identify the killer--Attorneys for the defense are trying to prove that police chemist, Joyce Gilchrist contaminated evidence.  It was learned that for 15 years the State's Medical Examiner's Office has kept evidence.  Gilchrist will either be guilty or vindicated in the case.   Pray for TRUTH and justice.  And
for Ronnie's life and salvation.

12. Ohio--Continue to pray for D/R inmate, John Byrd, Jr. who faces
electrocution--unless they prove innocence at his hearing.  Another inmate has confessed to the murder.

13. Illinois--Marilyn Lemak Morrissey's murder trial.  Jury selection is taking place.  Pray for the jurors selected and for Marilyn's life and salvation.

14. New Jersey--Continue to pray about the jury verdict in Rabbi Neulander's trial. The jury had returned to deliberations.   Pray as led.

15. Louisiana--Charles Faulkner--Serving a life sentence--Evidence may free him. He is to receive a second trial.  Pray that truth prevail and for his salvation.

16. Pennsylvania--D/R inmate  Otis Peterson had his death sentence overturned and has been granted a new trial.  Praise God!

17.  Florida--Catholics throughout Northeast Florida will be sought out to sign a petition seeking  a moratorium on the D/P.  Pray as led.

18. Washington--Defense of 4 teenagers is challenging state law of trying teens as adults, claiming that it is unconstitutional.  Pray as led.

19. Louisiana--Gabriel Wyatt--charged with 1st degree murder.  May get the death penalty if convicted.  Pray for truth and justice and his life and salvation.

20. North Carolina--Michael Ward--Has had a new sentencing hearing ordered. Pray for his life and salvation.

21. Arizona--Barry Lee Jones--D/R--granted a stay of execution that had been scheduled for 12/12.  Continue to pray for his life and salvation.

22. Pennsylvania--Ronald Taylor--Has been sentenced to death-- Pray for his life and salvation.

23. Louisiana--Joseph Adams(16)--Faces the death penalty--
Pray for his life and salvation.

 24. Florida/Tennessee--Continue to pray for Aileen Wournas and Christa Pike who have given up appeals and await an execution date.

25. Texas--Continue to pray for Darlie Routhier and her quest for innocence and freedom.

26. Oklahoma--Continue to pray for Nadean on D/R who has a Dec. execution date.  Pray about her appeals process and for her life.

27.  Kansas--Pray for this state as it opens it's new death chamber in Lansing at a cost of  $60,ooo.  Pray for the lack of residents.

28. Pakistan--Pray about the persecution of Pakistan's Christians who are being attacked violently with kidnapping, rape and murder and facing mass genocide. Bin Laden has labeled the war with Christians as followers of the Cross against followers of Islam. Pray as God leads your heart.

To All Prayer Warriors:
Romans 15:13  "May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit."
Blessings
Jan & Merry

PRAYER AND FASTING ACTION GROUP PRAYER REQUESTS
FOR WEEK OF Oct. 31-Nov. 7, 2001

1 Chronicles 4:10  "Oh that you would bless me indeed, and enlarge 
my territory,that Your hand would be with me, and that You would keep me from evil, that I may not cause pain."

Hebrews 13:3  "Remember those in prison as if you were their fellow prisoners, and those who are mistreated as if you, yourselves were suffering."
1. Oklahoma--Nadean Smith--D/R--Pray about her appeals process.  She has an execution date of  12/4.  Pray also for God to ease her emotional turmoil.

2. Texas--Continue to pray for Andrea Yates as she goes though trial 
for the murder of her 5 children.  Pray for her life and salvation.

3. Arizona--Jimmy Odom and Donna Lankford--Charged with murder.  Pray about their trial and their salvation.

4. Colorado- The widow of a slain officer desires the D/P for accused, Michael + Joel Stovall.  Sheriff's Deputy opposes the D/P.  Pray about this conflict and pray for their salvation.

5. New Jersey--Continue to pray for Rabbi Neulander's murder trial.   He testified that he is innocent...Case is in the hands of the jury.  Pray for truth and justice and his life and salvation.

6. Texas--Emerson Rudd--Scheduled execution for 11/15--Pray for his life and salvation.

7. New Mexico/Georgia--Terry Clark and Jose High--both were scheduled for execution yesterday. If they were not executed, pray for their lives and salvation--If  they were--Pray for their family and friends.

8. Tennessee/Florida--D/R--Continue to pray for Christa Pike and Aileen Wournas, who have given up appeals.  Pray for their mental states and pray for their lives and salvation.

9. Louisiana--Joe Ward(17 at the time of murder) facing possible death penalty as his trial begins.  Pray for truth and justice and trial and for his life and salvation.

10. North Carolina--Lamorris Chapman (18)--Sentenced to death.
Pray for his life and salvation.

11. Texas--Mark Stallings--prison inmate--has confessed to killing 6 women--has not yet been charged, pending DNA tests that will bring about the truth.  Pray for truth and his life and salvation.

12. Arizona--Chad Lee--D/R--Received and execution date of 12/5.  Pray for his life and salvation.   Also Barry Jones--D/R--Received and execution date of 12/12-- Pray for his life and salvation.

13. California--Arturo Suarez--Received a death sentence--Prayfor his life and salvation.

14. Illinois--Please continue to pray for Marilyn (Lemak) Morrissey as she faces the death penalty.  Pray for her life and salvation.

15. Pennsylvania--George Banks--D/R--Given a new sentencing hearing per order of US Court of Appeals.  Praise God.  Continue to pray for his salvation and for his life in the hearing.

16. Florida--Rudolph Holton--D/R--Praise--Granted a new trial.  Pray for his case for innocence .

17. Pray for the family and friends of fellow justice advocate, Ralph Hewinson, who died last week.

18. Florida--Brian Woods (Juvenile)--Trial started 11/5.   His mother is not allowed in the court room. Pray for her and for Brian's life and salvation.

19. Florida--Continue to pray as led about the trial of the prison guards who are accused of  the beating death of Frank Valdez.  Continue to also pray for Wanda as she witnesses this event.

20. Continue to pray about the medical abuses in prisons and jails across this  country.  Pray that what is being hidden be brought to the light and those responsible be held accountable.

21. Texas--Jeffery Tucker--D/R--Scheduled execution for 11/14--Pray for his life and salvation.

22. Ohio--John Byrd, Jr.--D/R--  His case for innocence is before a federal magistrate.  Pray for a positive outcome.

23. California--Socorro Caro--This woman is facing a death sentence.  She was convicted of murder.  Jury in the penalty phase.  Pray for her life and salvation.

24. Alabama--Danny Bradley--Execution date being sought for this man.  Pray for his life and salvation.

To All Prayer Warriors:
Romans 15:13  "May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit."
Blessings
Jan & Merry

PRAYER AND FASTING ACTION GROUP PRAYER REQUESTS
FOR WEEK OF Oct. 17-24, 2001

1 Chronicles 4:10  "Oh that you would bless me indeed, and enlarge 
my territory,that Your hand would be with me, and that You would keep me from evil, that I may not cause pain."

Hebrews 13:3  "Remember those in prison as if you were their fellow prisoners, and those who are mistreated as if you, yourselves were suffering."

1. Florida--Virginia Larzelere--D/R-- Continue to pray for her health and that she receive the proper medical treatment and care.  Also continue to pray that this woman's innocence have its day in court.

2. Washington, D.C.--Tommy Eldin--In penalty phase of murder trial.  Possible federal death penalty--Pray for his life and salvation.

3. Virginia--Pray for the family and friends of Christopher Beck who was executed last week.

4. Oklahoma--Pray for the family and friends of Alvie Hale who was executed last week.

5. New Jersey--Continue to pray about the murder trial of Rabbi Neulander.  Pray for truth and justice and his life and salvation.

6. Pennsylvania--Scott Stein---Pray for this man as his trial progresses.
 Prosecutors seeking the death penalty.  Pray for truth and justice and his life and salvation.

7. Illinois--Marilyn Morrissey--Facing a death sentence.  Her trial begins soon. Pray for truth and justice and her life and salvation.

8. Washington--Charles Champion (18)--Facing a death sentence--Trial to begin soon.  Pray for truth and justice and his life and salvation.  Pray for mercy for this young man.

9. Continue to pray about racial prejudice within the prison system.

10. Florida--Judge agreed to delay the trial of the guards accuses 0f the beating death of inmate Frank Valdez.  The jury will have the option of seeking a lesser charge.  Pray as led.  Pray for Wanda Valdez and her ordeal continues.

11. Ohio--John Byrd, Jr.--granted a 45 day stay of execution while federal court investigates his claim of innocence and new evidence.  Pray for truth to prevail and pray for his life and salvation.

12. Nevada--Praise--Robert Servin (Juvenile)--D/S overturned.  Sentence reduced to life without parole.

13. Kentucky--Governor Patton said he might commute the death sentence of juvenile D/R inmate, Kevin Stanford (committed crime before he was 18), if the legislature passed a law banning capital punishment in such cases.  Pray for the passage of such a law and for the life of Kevin.  Also pray for his salvation.

14. Nevada---Paul Browning--D/R--Pray for him and his family as they wait to find out if he will get a new trial to prove his innocence.  Pray for the new trial to be granted. Pray for his life and salvation.

15. Continue to pray for DNA testing of evidence to be mandatory in all states in capital murder cases.

16. North Carolina--Sherman Skipper--Scheduled to be executed on 12/7. Has received a stay to decide and appeal under a new law banning the execution of the mentally retarded.  Pray for success.

17. Pray that the US Supreme Court ban the execution of the mentally retarded.

18. Kentucky--The Governor is seeking and end to juvenile executions.  Pray that other states follow suit.

19. Oklahoma--Lloyd Mollett, Jr.--D/R--murder charge upheld but the judge ordered a resentencing hearing.  Pray for his life and salvation.

20. Georgia--Jose Martinez High-- scheduled to be executed on 11/6.  Pray for his life and salvation.

21. Florida--Prosecutor seeks a trial for 80 year old inmate Berry Kessler--He now serves a life sentence but the prosecutor wants to have him executed.--Pray for mercy, life and salvation.

22. Texas--Darlie Routhier--D/R--Continue to pray for this lady's innocence to be voiced and that that voice be heard.

23. Georgia--Concern about adequate meals not being fully provides has arisen in the prison system.  Pray for resolution of this situation.

24. Tennessee/Florida--Continue to pray for Christa Pike and Aileen Wournas who have chosen to give up their appeals.

25. Continue to pray about medical neglect in all prisons and jails.

26.  Please pray for Donetta Hill, that God find her the exact right penpal.  Address PO Box 180, Muncy, PA, 17756.

27. California--Internet mail banned at many California prisons..  Law suit pending to challenge this ban.  Pray as led.

28.  Florida--Pray for the protection of the inmates expected to testify about the beating death of Frank Valdez.  They have been moved to local jails because of fear of retaliation.

29. Continue to pray about police and guards misuse of power toward inmates and the accused.

30. Pray for Safiya Tungar-Tudu and her family as she has been sentenced to death by Stoning by the Islamic Court in Northern Nigeria.

31. Arizona--Claude Maturana--D/R--This case has drawn National attention due to the state's use of drugs to treat mental competence in or to execute.  Pray as led.

32. Oklahoma--The errors of police chemist--Joyce Gilchrist is creating concern about the state executing possible innocence..  Questions are forcing experts to dig through thousands of cases.  Pray as led.

To All Prayer Warriors:
Romans 15:13  "May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit." 
Blessings
Jan & Merry

PRAYER AND FASTING ACTION GROUP PRAYER REQUESTS
FOR WEEK OF Oct. 10-17, 2001
 

1 Chronicles 4:10  "Oh that you would bless me indeed, and enlarge 
my territory,that Your hand would be with me, and that You would keep me from evil, that I may not cause pain."

Hebrews 13:3  "Remember those in prison as if you were their fellow prisoners, and those who are mistreated as if you, yourselves were suffering."

1. Florida--Virginia Larzelere--D/R--She is recovering from respiratory failure due to pneumonia. Please pray for her peace of  mind due to a questionable medical procedure.

2. Tennessee/Florida--Continue to pray for Christa Pike and Aileen Wournas who have chosen to give up appeals.

3. Afghanistan--Please pray for the trial of Christian aid  workers as the trial nears a decision.  Nancy Cassell and Heather Mercer are on trial for preaching Christianity in a radical Islamic nation.

4. California--the Governor has put a mandate on opening mail due to the anthrax scare.  This means inmates will no longer be able to receive mail.

  5. California--Kristin Rossum--May face the death penalty. 
Pray for truth and justice and her life and salvation.

6. Oklahoma--Please continue to pray for Nadean on D/R.  She may receive an execution date soon.

  7. Florida--The trial for the five guards charged with the beating death of inmate, Frank Valdez, has begun.  Please pray for a fair and just trial. with no  prejudice.

 8. Virginia--Gregory Murphy--Charged with capital murder, remains unfit for trial due to paranoid schizophrenia.  Pray as led.

9. Oklahoma--Alvie Hale--Scheduled to be executed tomorrow--appeal filed.  Pray for a stay and for his life and salvation.

10. North Carolina--Pray for the family and friends of David Ward who was executed  last Friday.

11.Texas--Gerald Mitchell (Juvenile offender)-- to be executed on 10/22 was denied a stay.-- Pray for his life and salvation and for his family and friends at this time.

12. Louisiana--Ralph Stogner--Trial begins.  May face the death penalty.--Pray for truth and justice and his life and salvation.

13. Pennsylvania--Ronald Taylor--trial has begun- could face the death
penalty--Pray for truth and justice and his life and salvation.

14. Florida--Robert Staff--Convicted of murder--begged for a death sentence but was given a life sentence for a murder he says he did not commit--Pray for his salvation.

15. Massachusetts--Gary Sampson--May be given a federal death sentence-- Pray for truth and justice and his life and salvation.

16. Tennessee--Aaron Hayes and Terrance J0hnson, Jr.-- A death penalty is sought for these to men.  Pray for truth and justice and their lives and salvation.

17. Florida--James Card, Gary Bowles, and Steven Evans--D/R--all three men lost their appeals--They were rejected by the Supreme Court.  Pray for their lives and salvation.

18. Maryland--Lawyers for D/R inmates Steven Okin and Wesley Baker asked the Court of appeals to overturn  the D/P  laws because the US Supreme Court's decision raised standard that a jury must follow when sentencing to death.  Pray as led.

19. North Carolina--Rabbi Fred Neulander--Trial gets underway on 10/15--Pray for a fair and just trial.

20. Ohio--Pray about the Ohio bill concerning the execution of the mentally retarded.  Pray for its passage and  that it may save some defendants on D/R.

21. Georgia/USA--Electric chair faces extinction nationwide.  Pray this happens.

22. New Mexico--Terry Clark-- D/R-- Scheduled execution date of 11/6--Pray for his appeals and for his life and salvation.

23. Maryland-- Kevin Wiggins--D/R-- Judge says he may be innocent but the state resists freeing him.  Pray for the elimination of that resistence and his freedom.

24. Colorado--Joel and Michael Stovall--Twin brothers face 1st degree murder conspiracy charges.--Pray for truth and justice and for their lives and salvation.

25. Arizona--Warren Summerlin--D/R--Convicted of murder.  Has won his appeal due to trial judge's use of drugs.  Pray as led.

26. Arkansas--Charles Singleton-- Court rules out execution of this man due to his being delusional when he is not forced to take his medication.

27.  Carl Blue was resentenced to death.  Pray for his life and pray for Vickie and her daughter, Ambrosia, who are utterly devastated.  They are very close to Carl. Also pray for Vickie as she may lose her job.

28. North Carolina--Nathaniel Bowie--Death Penalty hearing.  Lawyer testifies that his drinking may hurt the case.  Pray as led.

To All Prayer Warriors:
Romans 15:13  "May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit."
Blessings
Jan & Merry

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