Prayer for church members (9th July 2015)

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

PRAYER IS PARTICULARLY REQUESTED AT THIS TIME FOR

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
Marjorie died peacefully surrounded by her family on Monday 6th July.  Please hold Paul, Anthony and Susie and their extended family in your prayers at this time. A thanksgiving service for Marjorie will be held at St John’s at 12noon on Tuesday 21st July.

Olive Hill
Olive Hill passed away on Saturday 27th June.  Pray for her niece, Karen, and the rest of the family at this time.  Her funeral took place at St John’s on 9th July.

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.

Ripa and Roozbeh (members of St Mark’s, Smethwick)
Please pray for Ripa and Roozbeh, members of St Mark’s, Smethwick and known to Restore. Ripa, 28, has been diagnosed with a brain tumour. She is awaiting surgery at the QE which could help to extend her life expectancy. She needs a miracle of healing. She would also like her mother to visit from her home country, so please pray that the Home Office will respond compassionately to the visa request.

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.

 

PRAYER FOR THOSE RECOVERING FROM ILLNESS OR SURGERY

Marilyn Dimond

Pray for Marilyn who is in Moseley Hall Hospital following a stroke a number of weeks ago. Please pray for her continued recovery.

Gwen Gregory
Pray for Gwen who has been admited to the QEHB suffering with pleurisy.

Gertie Hughes
Pray for Gertie who is now home from the Kenrick Centre. Pray for her adjustment to living at home with the help of carers several times a day.

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.
Pam would like to thank those who have prayed for her, and sent cards etc. during her recent knee replacement operation. After a rough start, she is now making progress.

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

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

 

PRAYER FOR THOSE BEING ORDAINED

Beccy Allen
Beccy is being ordanined Deacon at St Martin’s in the Bullring on Sunday 5th July. Pray for Beccy as she begins her curacy at St Christopher’s, Springfield.

Dan Hughes
Dan is being ordanined Deacon at St Martin’s in the Bullring on Sunday 5th July. Pray for Dan as he begins his curacy at St Nicholas, Elmdon.

 

PRAYER IS ALSO REQUESTED FOR

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

Thelma Jones
Pray for Thelma who moved from Moseley Hall Hospital to The Kenrick Centre on Tuesday 30th June.

Peggy Williams
Peggy is now living at home in Harborne. Pray that she would settle back after her trial time in Buckinghamshire.

 

PRAYER FOR OUR LIVING STONES

Summer Short Term Living Stones
Pray for those going out both abroad and within the UK from St John’s in various capacities over the coming couple of months (more details in the Living Stones News and Prayer Letter for July).

 

PLEASE ALSO REMEMBER TO PRAY FOR

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

 

 

 

 

8th Jul 2015 Posted in: Hidden Posts by Fran Varley 0

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