Prayer for Church Members (5th January 2017)

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PRAYER IS REQUESTED FOR

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

Ansley Stenning
Ansley’s father sadly died at 1am on 22nd December. It was a quick and peaceful end with Ansley present. Please pray for the family at this difficult time. The funeral will be on the 16th January at Lodge Hill at 1:30pm.

Family and Friends of Freda Childs
Pray for the family and friends of Freda Childs who has passed away.  Freda attended St John’s in Tom Walker’s time before moving away from the area. Then more recently she moved back to Birmingham to be nearer family and attended a day at Prime Time and Midweek Communion.

Christine Slough
Close relative (67yrs) of Jane & Katie Butcher who has been diagnosed with advanced cancer. Please pray for peace for her and her daughter Sam as they come to terms with the prognosis. Also for Shirley Butcher (her sister and Jane’s mother) as she struggles with this alongside her own Altzheimers.

Christiane Neumann
Christiane is thankful that no further surgery is needed.  After a break in Germany for Christmas and New Year she will begin some radiotherapy treatment.  Pray for her to regain energy and strength, so that she can cope with the flights and enjoy this time away with family and friends.

Karen (work colleague of Brennan Horne)
Please pray for Karen who has recently been diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer. She is due to have an operation after Christmas, although there are no dates at present.

June Fluck
Pray for June Fluck, coping with a number of situations regarding her health at present.

Val Nield
Valerie would like you to know that the outcome of the Coroner’s Inquest on her late husband, Keith, was Accidental Death. There are to be further meetings to discuss a possible adverse reaction to a prescription drug which Keith had been taking during the last few weeks of his life. Valerie thanks you most sincerely for your prayers, cards and messages which have given her great comfort at this very difficult time.

Steve Foster
Pray for Steve following his recent knee replacement operation. Pray for protection against infection and good recovery.

Les Hyett
Norah Hyett writes: “In view of various health problems Les is now in Castlecroft Residential Care Home in Weoley Castle.  Please pray that he will settle down and find peace and contentment.”

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 (eleven months)
Pray for Asher 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.

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.

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

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.

PLEASE ALSO PRAY FOR

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.

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

Diana Hopkins our new Children’s Pastor as she settles into her new role.

Ben Baker, Sean Clancy and Mark Roper as they train for ordained ministry.

If you would like your prayer request to be included please email Fran and Emma on prayerlist@stjohns-church.co.uk

4th Jan 2017 Posted in: Hidden Posts by Emma Orton 0

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