Prayer for Church Members (30th April 2015)

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


Mac Rowse
Pray for Mac who is due to have his delayed knee replacement surgery this Friday 1st May. Mac writes: “Always reassuring to have a loving church praying for one’s healing.”

Des Cole – latest update
Give thanks for a successful pain relief regime following recent surgery to remove a tumour and a section of Des’ bowel  Please continue to pray his on-going recovery and that the test results (due in 2-3weeks) are clear and show that all the cancer has been removed.  Pray for Kathy as she returns to work in the near future and for the rest of the family (Flo, Rupert and Felix).

Betty Edmonds
Pray for Betty Edmonds who has an on-going health issue

Simon and Margaret Morgan
Margaret and Simon are off to Malawi soon for 2 months – Margaret to work as a Doctor in Lilongwe with an American Christian NGO and Simon working with 2 NGOs hopefully. They have asked us to pray for safe travel, also accommodation and transport there; plus energy and wisdom for their work and relationships.

Mike and Rachel Hill
Pray for Mike and Rachel and family as they make preparations to leave Cambodia and return to the UK at the end of June.


Audrey Grey (sister of Irene Elias)
Audrey died peacefully on Saturday 18th April.  Irene and Elwyn thank us for our prayers of the past few months.  Please continue to remember them at this time.

Mark Earey
From Alison “Thank you for your prayers. Mark now has a possible diagnosis of spinal stenosis. He is due an MRI in a few weeks to confirm this or see if there is some other underlying cause. Alison & Mark appreciate your ongoing prayer.”

Priscilla White (Area Dean and Vicar of St Faith and St Laurence)
Please pray for Priscilla following a recent cancer diagnosis. She is due to undergo an operation on 6th May.

Margaret Wozencroft
Pray for Margaret who is struggling with very painful sciatica.  Pray for wisdom for the medical staff treating her.

Bishop of Aston Interviews – Friday 24th April

Bishop David writes “Interviews will take place this coming Friday, 24 April. Please pray for the candidates, for my Advisory Group, and for the Senior Staff team as together we seek God’s will in making this key appointment in the life of the Church of England, Birmingham.”

Interview Process for our Children and Families Pastor
Please pray for the first stage of our interview process on Saturday 25th April.

Peggy Williams
Pray for Peggy as she moves to an Abbeyfield Home in Buckinghamshire for a 4 week trial period this Friday (17th) April.

Joan Benham
Pray for Joan who is unwell in hospital.

Ann Parker (sister of June Fluck)
Pray for Ann following her recent readmission to hospital. Pray also for safe travel for June as she travels to visit her in Cheltenham.

Caroline Gilmore-White
Following her recent diagnosis with Motor Neurone Disease Caroline writes “Dear church family, thank you so much for your prayers and support. My house will go on the market in mid April, and is looking good thanks to all the stupendous decorating help I’ve had from you all. I’ve found a green and leafy place in Bournville I’d like to move into when a flat becomes available. Please could you pray that this would be sooner rather than later.”

Delphine Nurse
Delphine has been diagnosed with breast cancer. She asks us to pray about the emotional and practical as well as the physical aspects of the situation for herself and also for her house-mate Jackie.

Delphine asks that she “might sense the presence of Jesus during the operation” and  “to behave towards the staff in a Christlike way, that she might show them the love of Jesus and they might see Jesus in her”.

Lesley Osborn
Update – After three months in QEHB, Lesley is now in Moseley Hall Hospital rehab unit.  Pray for her continued recovery.

Hazel Thomas
Pray for Hazel Thomas in hospital with a broken arm and a broken leg following a succession of falls.

Gertie Hughes
Pray for Gertie in hospital following a fall.

Rachel (daughter of Rosemary Kennedy)
Pray for Rachel following replacement hip surgery.


Bob and Pam Kimmins
Pray for Bob and Pam who are both struggling with painful mobility problems.

Doreen Goff
Pray for Doreen following an operation

Laurie Deimel

Bernie Barber (sister-in-law of Ginny Cornish)
Pray for Bernie following a diagnosis with bilateral ovarian cancer. At present it is thought that these are new primary cancers and not spread from her knee sarcoma which she had removed just six months ago.

Richard Kent

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

Housebound members of our our fellowship, and those in Nursing Homes.

Pray for Church members no longer able to attend.




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