Prayer List for church members 16th August

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

Father of Pat Brydon
Pat has asked us to pray for her father, aged 89 who was diagnosed with bowel cancer last week and is now awaiting surgery. Please pray for his health and wellbeing, for healing and a good recovery, and that he would know God’s goodness and love for himself personally.

Christiane Neumann
Update: Christiane is grateful for our prayers.  She continues with chemotherapy, with two more treatments prior to surgery.  She would value on-going prayer for healing but says she is generally in good heart and thanks God for that.

Alison and Leonard Browne
Pray Alison and Leonard Browne following the recent death of Alison’s mother. Pray for Alison, Leonard and her father Tom at this sad time.

Pray for Leonard and Alison, and Alison’s father as they settle into the vicarage and to life in Harborne.

Fred Collin (former member of St John’s)
Pray for Fred following the recent death of his Mum.  She had been unwell for some time.  More information from Ian Edgington.

Sarah and Richard Gough (returning members of St John’s)
Sarah, Richard, Isobel and Eleanor are moving back to Birmingham after spending the last three years in Michigan in the US. They this prayer request a few weeks ago: “We are flying back on 6th August and we’re looking forward to coming back to St John’s!  We would appreciate it if you could pray for us as we transition back to the UK, especially for Isobel and Eleanor.  As yet, we don’t have a school place for Isobel. She should be in Year 1 in September and we are on the waiting list at St Peter’s. I will be homeschooling her until a place becomes available. We’re not sure where we will be living either – we need to start looking as soon as we can!”

Sid Ball (father of Sarah Ball)
Following a long spell in hospital, Sid has been fully discharged and is now settling back at home. Pray for him and his carers as they learn how to manage his various health needs. Pray for the family following the death of Sid’s sister Doris a few weeks ago.   Pray for strength and wisdom for Sarah and her siblings at this time.

Barbara Hawkins
Please pray for Barbara struggling with poor health.

Asher Sinclair (nine 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.

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 some months ago following a chest infection. Pray for her continued recovery, which is ongoing.

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


Leonard Browne as he starts his ministry at St John’s in September.

Antony Spencer as he continues to lead the church during the interregnum.

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

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

Ben Baker as he moves onto training for the ministry.

15th Aug 2016 Posted in: Hidden Posts by Stella Jennings 0

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