Prayer Requests for Church Members – Thursday 3rd November 2016

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

Caroline Harvey
Give thanks that Caroline Harvey has returned safely from her mission trip to India. Pray for her as she recovers from jet-lag, and that God continues to bless her in abundance, as she returns to life in the UK. 

Caroline Gilmour-White
Caroline has now moved to Gracewell of Edgaston.  Pray that she settles in well and knows God’s presence with her in a special way.

Peggy Williams
Peggy is beginning to settle much better into her Care Home.  Pray that she will continue to settle, to be at peace and be happy to call this her home.

Asher Sinclair (ten months)
Pray for Asher who is settling back into a ward after a period on ICU.  Pray for his medical team as they try to work out the best way to stop his heart from arresting. Pray for his parents David and Helen, his sister Erin, and his grandparents Will and Jo Drever. Asher is at Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Chris (work colleague of Tilly Orleans-Thompson)
Please pray for Chris who has recently been diagnosed with breast cancer. She has just started chemotherapy and is struggling to look after her two small children (aged 1 and 3 years) and herself.  Pray also for her husband that he would be able to cope with all the demands on him at this time.

Les Hyett
Norah asks us to pray for Les who is safely settled back at home with carers coming in three times every day. Please continue to pray for Les’s ongoing health problems.  Please also pray for Norah as she cares for Les.

Sid and Margaret Ball (parents of Sarah Ball)
Sarah gives thanks that following a long spell in hospital, Sid is coping amazingly well back in his own home. Please continue to pray for him to receive appropriate care for his ongoing health conditions. Please also continue to pray for Margaret who remains in a care home. Pray for appropriate care and improvement in her condition.

Christiane Neumann
Christiane is grateful for our prayers. She has completed her chemotherapy treatment but is still feeling very tried and lacking energy. She would value prayer as she undergoes further surgery on 27th October, that it will remove the final traces of cancer.

Vinod Diwakar
Pray for Vinod for good recovery and a successful outcome following recent surgery.

Barbara Hawkins
Pray for the family and friends of Barbara Hawkins who died on 4th September in the QE hospital. Barbara, who was 94 years had been connected with St John’s for a long time. Her funeral was on 5th October. Pray for her son, Chris, daughter-in-law, Jacky and grandson, Nathan at this sad and difficult time.

Father of Pat Brydon
Pat thanks us for all our prayers. Reg (aged 89) is making a good recovery following his recent operation for bowel cancer. Please continue to pray for his continued healing, strength and energy with a personal realisation of God’s goodness and love.

Lesley Osborn
“I am being prepared for when I need dialysis. My main prayer request is that I can manage without it for as long as possible. I have been well enough to have a short holiday for which I am very thankful.”

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.


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 settles into his ministry as Vicar.

Antony Spencer during his sabbatical from October-December 2016

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

Stella Jennings as she begins this new phase of her life.

Emma Orton our new Communications Administrator who begins work at St John’s on 1st November.

Diana Hopkins our new Children’s Pastor as she prepares to take up the post in December 2016.

Ben Baker, Sean Clancy and Mark Roper setting out on their training for the ordained ministry.

If you would like your prayer request to be included please email Fran and Emma on

3rd Nov 2016 Posted in: Hidden Posts by Emma Orton 0

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