Prayer for church members (22nd October 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


Mario Ferreira

Pray for Mario in the QEHB hospital with pneumonia.

Daniel Roberts (12 weeks old)
Tim and Katie ask for prayer for their 8 week old son Daniel. Daniel, has had sickness, diarrhoea and blood in his nappies for the last 8 weeks. Tim writes: “We are so thankful for dramatic improvement – nearly a week without diarrhoea or bleeding, so it seems allergy to egg may be the cause. The sickness does seem to be continuing though..

Dave Allen
Pray for Dave who is in hospital following a stroke and for Beccy and their boys.

Ann Parker (sister of June Fluck)
Ann went into hospital in Cheltenham last week, she has since been transferred to Cirencester. Please pray for an improvement in her breathing and walking so that she can look forward to moving to Birmingham in November/December

Dennis Brazell
Please pray for Dennis recovering from a heart operation last week.

Iris Andrews
Iris is in the QEHB having broken her leg. She will be in plaster for some weeks and then will be moved somewhere for rehabilitation. Iris attends the 11.00 am service, she is registered blind and will be 90 in February.

Gwen Trow
Pray for Gwen who is in pain following a fall at home. Pray for strength and a good recovery and that the pain would lessen.

Mike Hill and family
Pray for Mike & Rachel, Ellie, Abbie and James Hill after the news on Wednesday 30th September of the sudden death of Mike’s father. He had been in poor health but his death was unexpected.

Peter Paddock
Peter Paddock is in hospital recovering from heart surgery for a mitral valve repair. Please pray for Peter and Jenny to trust God as this time and that the operation would be a complete success.

Gerald Jones
Please pray for Gerald’s family especially for his sister Thelma Jones following his death on Wednesday 23rd September.

Ripa and Roozbeh (members of St Mark’s, Smethwick)
Update from Jeremy Thompson: “The Home Office granted Ripa’s mother a 6-month visit visa and she is already here in the UK. This has been a great morale boost to Ripa and a huge answer to prayer. There is no change – yet – to Ripa’s health. She is awaiting further scans and medical appointments.”

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.

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


Margaret Ball (wife of Sid Ball, mother of Sarah Ball)
Margaret is now at a nursing home in Handsworth Wood. Please pray for her continued recovery.

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.”

Lesley Osborn
Please pray for Lesley facing a number of important hospital tests in coming weeks.

Priscilla White (Area Dean and Vicar of St Faith and St Laurence)
Please pray for Priscilla recovering for surgery for cancer.

Martin and Stefanie Zaske
Stefanie has emailed to ask us to pray for Martin’s knee. Pray for good recovery following surgery on 18th of September.


Delphine Nurse
Delphine is moving to the Kings Norton area and would like to continue coming to the 11 a.m. service if possible. Delphine is blind so would need a lift and some guidance to and from the car. If you would be able to help with this, even if only occasionally, could you please contact Lesley Moore on or via 0121 426 6624

Jill Edgington
Pray for Jill as she prepares to move house – that all the practicalities and formal arrangements will come together without too much stress, and that she herself will be kept well and given strength during this transition.

Thelma Jones
Thelma has now moved to the care home in Cotteridge. The address is 31 Middleton Hall Road, Kings Norton B30 1AB. Telephone 0121 624 0506. Please pray for her as she makes this her home.

Laurie Deimel

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

Richard Kent

Simon Martin
Brian and Christine would like to thank those who have prayed for their son, Simon, in his crisis. “Please give thanks to the Lord with us that Simon seems more settled and hopefully the crisis has been averted. Give thanks also that his psychiatrist has been very responsive and helpful. The care home, whilst struggling to meet his needs adequately, are working well with us on his behalf.

“Simon’s condition is ongoing and complex, and we value and appreciate any prayer you wish to make if you feel led to pray.”


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

The New Appointment Group
This group was selected at the PCC meeting on 20th July. The members are: Parish Representatives -Geoff Heyes, Janet Ryland. Church Wardens: Brennan Horne, Debby Bridge. Other members: Jeremy Thompson, Lis Whybrow. The group has begun the work of preparing the parish profile, as the process of appointing a new vicar commences. Please pray for them in the weeks ahead.

22nd Oct 2015 Posted in: Hidden Posts by Fran Varley 0

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