Pray for our Church Family (1st May 2014)

If you would like your prayer request to be included in this list please email Stella on or phone The Church Office on 0121 427 4601


Denis Hennigan
Pray for Denis following a minor heart attack. Pray for him as he undergoes a triple heart bypass operation (scheduled for either 6th or 7th May). Pray also for peace for Miriam and Lily during this time.

Mark and Jo Jowett
Pray for Jo’s mum following a cardiac procedure last week as a result of on-going heart problems; and for Mark’s mum following a heart attack last weekend after which she also had a cardiac procedure.  Please also pray for Jo’s sister-in-law following the sudden death of her father on Monday (28th April).  Jo says: “Give thanks for both our mums’ progressive recovery (both of whom know the Lord); and pray for those grieving the sudden loss that they may find strength in the Lord.”

Marjorie Featherstone
Pray for Marjorie as she starts a course of chemotherapy. Pray also for Paul and the family at this time.


Lesley Osborn
Lesley’s operation has been delayed due to sudden complication of a duodenal ulcer. Please pray that it is not too long before she can have surgery she needs.
Lesley is in ward 728 of the QE Hospital. She would value a few visits from friends. If you are unsure you could email Lesley which she will pick up

Beryl Shedden – Helen Nixon’s Mother
Beryl passed away very peacefully on Good Friday morning aged 92,following a lengthy stay in nursing homes. The family are very grateful for all the prayer and support during this time, and for the excellent care she received over the last month.
Please pray for Helen and the family, especially her widowed daughter in law Debs, and her three grandsons, Greg, David and John.
The funeral will be on Friday 23rd May at St John’s. Details tbc

Ivor (husband of Avril Kelly who is a former member of St John’s)
Pray for Ivor as he has completed a course of chemotherapy for cancer of the oesophagus.
He thanks everyone for their prayers at this time. Pray for his ongoing recovery.


Audrey Grey (sister of Irene Elias)
Pray for Audrey who is seriously ill. She was widowed last December and now finds that she has an advanced cancer.

Eleanor Gough (<1yr)
Eleanor has had a series of infections and complications over recent weeks and Sarah and Richard (former members of St John’s) thank us for our prayers.
We received an update from Sarah on 15th April: “Eleanor has been doing well for the last month. The doctor will most likely stop her medication in the next few weeks so please pray for no set backs as a result.”
Pray for full recovery with no more set backs. Pray also for energy, encouragement and peace for Richard and Sarah.

Bernie Barber (sister-in-law of Ginny Cornish)
Pray for healing for Bernie following surgery for knee cancer, for peace and a full cure.

Enid Jordan
Pray for Enid as she receives further treatment to her right eye following a recent cataract operation.


Barbara Hawkins
Please pray for Barbara who is struggling with poor health.

Carers Pray for those in our church family who take care of others.

Housebound members of our our fellowship, and those in Nursing Homes eg Ruth Spalton, Joan Benham and Elinor Smith (now in Cheltenham).

Pray for Church members no longer able to attend.

1st May 2014 Posted in: Hidden Posts by Fran Varley 0

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