Prayer for church members (14th July 2016)

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People in our fellowship who are ill but not mentioned by name in the list below.

Eileen Shipton and Matt Osgood (both former Worship Pastors at St John’s)
Pray for Eileen and Matt on their wedding day this Saturday 16th July.

Sid and Margaret Ball (parents of Sarah Ball)
Give thanks that Margaret’s treatment plan has been sorted and that her condition is improving. It is early days, but Sid, has been fully discharged from hospital and is now settling back at home. He seems to be doing well. Thank you for everyone’s prayers.

Rosemary Kennedy
Rosemary’s house was badly flooded for the third time on 16th June. Repair work and other renovation means the whole of the downstairs has be cleared. Pray for Rosemary at this difficult time as she has to move out of her house for up to six months. Pray for her as she looks for temporary accommodation. Pray also for wisdom for the Flood Group in the South Woodgate Area who are working with the authorities to resolve long-standing problems. Rosemary is a member of this group.

Barbara Hawkins
Please pray for Barbara who is presently in the Enablement Unit at The Kenrick Centre following a spell in hospital.

Asher Sinclair (six months)
Pray for Asher and his medical team as they try to work out how to best help and care for him. Pray also for his parents David and Helen, his sister Erin, and his grandparents Will and Jo Drever. Asher is at Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Christiane Neumann
Pray for Christiane who is undergoing treatment for cancer.

Des Cole
Pray for good outcomes for Des following many months of illness.

Parents of Andrea Mason
Please pray for Andrea’s father who has deteriorating health problems and is currently undergoing investigations. Andrea asks for prayer for both of her parents at this difficult time.

Hazel Herbert
Please pray for Hazel who developed pneumonia following a chest infection. Pray for her continued recovery, which could take several weeks.

Lesley Osborn
Lesley writes: “The heart operation was a real success and I am feeling its benefits. My kidneys continue to give concern and I am being prepared for when I need dialysis! Prayers that this can be delayed as long as possible are appreciated. Thanks to everyone for their continuing prayers.”

Richard Kent


Older members of our congregation especially for people with dementia and those who care for them.

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


Pray for our new vicar Leonard Browne and his wife Alison as they prepare to move to Birmingham in the summer ahead of Leonard being licensed on 7th September to St John’s Church.

Pray for Antony as he continues to lead the church through the interregnum.

Pray for the members of the PCC as they serve the church in 2016-2017.

Pray for preparations being made ahead of a new Alpha Course this autumn.

Pray for Prime Time – Plans are well underway for this year’s Prime Time 9th – 11th Aug. Please be praying for all the guests and helpers at this ‘Holiday at Home’ for over 70s. Or use the July Living Stones leaflet prayer points.

Pray for our new Children’s Pastor, Diana Hopkins, as she prepares to take up the post in January 2017.

14th Jul 2016 Posted in: Hidden Posts by Fran Varley 0

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