Prayer for church members (7th January 2016)

Thelma Craig
Pray for the family and friends of Thelma Craig who died peacefully on Wednesday morning 6th January.  Funeral arrangements to follow.

Doris Macdonald
Please pray for Doris for continued good recovery following a major gall bladder operation.

June Fluck
Please pray for June and her family following the sudden death of her sister Ann Parker in Gloucester on Sunday 13th December.

Katy Parker and Matt Lowe
Pray for Katy and Matt getting married at St John’s this Saturday 9th January.

Ripa and Roozbeh (members of St Mark’s, Smethwick)
Update from Jeremy Thompson: “There is very good news because the Immigration Judge overturned the original decision made by the Home Office and they have been granted refugee status, which means they can rebuild their lives here.  Roozbeh who has experience in sales and marketing is already applying for jobs.   Please continue to pray for Ripa’s health.  She is back at home from hospital but is still experiencing problems due to the brain tumour.  Please pray for a miracle of healing.

Iris Andrews
Iris Andrews has been discharged, after a long spell in hospital with a broken leg. Pray that she will have health and strength to regain her independence.

Sid and Margaret Ball (parents of Sarah Ball)
Please continue to pray for Sarah Ball’s mother and father.

Dave Allen
Pray for Dave who had a stroke two months ago. Dave is making very good progress. Please keep praying that his hand, wrist and fingers regain full strength. Also that he will regain fine motor control in his hand and his walking keeps improving. Also pray for Beccy and their two young boys.

Des Cole
Please continue to pray for his ongoing recovery.

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

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 from surgery for cancer.

Delphine Nurse
Please pray for Delphine as she continues to recover from radiotherapy treatment.  Please continue to remember her as she settles into her new flat in Kings Norton. If you were able to offer to be on a rota for giving Delphine a lift to enable her to come to St John’s for the 11am service (from the Moneyhull Hall Road area of Kings Norton) she would be most grateful. Please contact Lesley Moore on 0121 426 6624 or by email at

Richard Kent

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


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

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

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


Advertisement: The closing date for applications was 7th December, so the process is now ongoing.

Parish Representatives -Pray for Geoff Heyes and Janet Ryland as their work begins in earnest.

New Appointment Group – Pray for the Church Wardens: Brennan Horne, Debby Bridge, and other members of the group: Jeremy Thompson, Lis Whybrow, in their supporting role.

The Bishop and the Patron, Church Society – pray for their important roles in appointing our new Vicar

7th Jan 2016 Posted in: Hidden Posts by Fran Varley 0

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