Prayer for church members, 4th June

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


Barry Blakemore
Pray for Barry who is poorly at home and undergoing a further course of treatment. Please pray for Yvonne as she cares for him and for their children Simon, Faith and Miriam.

Des Cole
Des is recuperating at home following surgery to remove a tumour and section of his bowel.  Cathy writes “Please keep praying for us – for strength, resilience, good sleep, wisdom in dealing with the rest of life ……..  Des also has to make some decisions about work – please pray for wisdom about these.”

Marjorie Featherstone
Pray for Marjorie who is poorly in hospital. Pray for Paul, Anthony (at University) and Susie (taking exams).

Olive Hill
Olive is coping with serious illness.   Pray for Olive as she attends many appointments and tests at hospital.

Delphine Nurse
Pray for Delphine as she recovers from an operation for 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.

Carol Swain
Please pray for Carol’s son Richard, who is being treated in London for cancer of the lymphatic system.  Carol is warden at Lingfield Court.

Priscilla White (Area Dean and Vicar of St Faith and St Laurence)
Please pray for Priscilla who has to undergo a second operation for cancer.  Pray that this will be successful and that therapy treatment can begin.

Others in our fellowship who are ill but who are not mentioned in this list.



Gertie Hughes
Pray for Gertie who is now in the Kenrick Centre. Pray for on-going rehabilitation and recovery as arrangements are made for her return home.

Bob and Pam Kimmins
Bob asks us to give thanks for the nerve-blocking injections in his back.  Pray for correct level of pain killers.

Pray for Pam following a total knee replacement on 28th May for speedy recovery with no infection.

Lesley Osborn
Lesley is now at home after a long spell in hospital. Please pray for her general recovery.

Mac Rowse
Pray for Mac following his knee replacement surgery.  He is making a good recovery so far, pray for continued healing.

Hazel Thomas
Pray for Hazel now in Moseley Hall Hospital.  Pray for her on-going recovery and decisions regarding the future.



Joan Benham
Please pray for Joan who is struggling to cope with life.

Paul Burke (cousin of Paddy Burke)
Pray for Paul who is with the Irish Army on peacekeeping duties in Syria until October.

Laurie Deimel

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

Caroline Gilmore-White
Following her 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.”

Doreen Goff

Richard Kent

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

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



Ruth Spalton
Ruth was 103 yrs old on Tuesday 2nd June. She is St John’s oldest member. Pray for Ruth and give thanks for her life as she reaches this milestone. Click here for a memento of her day

Helen and Charles Nixon
Helen and Charles give thanks to the Lord and to all who have prayed for the safe arrival of their first grandchild Benaiah Phineas Nixon on 19th May, a son for Greg and Liz (Benaiah means The Lord builds up).

Rachel (daughter of Rosemary Kennedy)
Rosemary writes “Thanks you for praying for my daughter Rachel and family who has recovered well from hip surgery at an early age.  She will need one more check up but now drives.”

Ann Parker (sister of June Fluck)
June writes “I am pleased to say that Ann was discharged from Gloucester Hospital on Friday 8th May. Please pray for her health to continue to improve also for her as she looks at the choices of a new home, possibily in Birmingham.  Many thanks to all in the church who have prayed for her over the time she has spent in two local hospitals.”



Chris and Gill Barker (former Living Stones in Sweden)
Chris has emailed from Sweden to ask for our prayers for their daughter Ruth (nearly 19yrs) who had major brain surgery  on 28th May in Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Chris writes: “If this is successful another more major operation will follow on 4th June. Ruth has struggled with epilepsy for her whole life and  in her teenage years the epilepsy has got worse and is not properly controlled by the many medicines she takes.  The best hope they have offered us is for repeated surgery to remove the part of the brain that may be causing the disease. Please pray that if the second operation goes ahead it will cure her epilepsy.”   More information from Jude Smith.

Adrian and Helen Harrod
Pray for Adrian and Helen and family as they travel from South Africa to UK for home leave next week.

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.



Carers in our church family who are looking after those who are ill or in need of on going care.

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

Those who can no longer attend church for a variety of reasons





4th Jun 2015 Posted in: Hidden Posts by Stella Jennings 0

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