Prayer for Church Members (23rd February 2017)


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

Alison Norden 
Pray for the family and friends of Alison. Brian Norden writes: “Alison died peacefully in hospital on 18th February. Brian, Sally, Judith and Emma truly appreciate all your prayers in the last few days and the love expressed to us.”

Gertie Hughes
Please pray for the family and friends of Gertie who died peacefully in the Q.E. Hospital on Saturday 11th February. Her funeral will be on Thursday 9th March. The funeral service will be at 12.30 at Lodgehill followed by refreshments at St John’s.

Christine Slough
Please continue to pray for Christine, close relative (67yrs) of Jane & Katie Butcher who has been admitted to a hospice with advanced cancer. Please pray for peace for her and her family.

Les Hyett
Norah Hyett writes: “After leaving the QE Hospital on Tuesday 14th February, Les was transferred to Selly Wood Nursing Home. There he is being well cared for by nurses and settling down to the new routine. Please pray that he will be content and cooperative.”

Sue Clegg
Sue writes: “Thank you to all who are praying for me – I am blessed by you and less anxious. The consultants have given a clear treatment plan now, as I continue to seek His complete healing.”

Christiane Neumann
Please continue to pray for Christiane. She has now completed her radiotherapy treatment and is very slowly regaining her strength while continuing with three weekly infusions.  She values our continued prayer support.

Lawrence Lee
Thank you for your prayers for Lawrence Lee. He had a deep brain stimulation procedure to treat disabling symptoms of Parkinson’s disease and improve his mobility. He is still in hospital in London. He has had some psychotic symptoms which we are asked to pray against.  But his family are being reassured that he is making progress and he seems to be himself.  Please pray too for Suoya his wife and 2 little boys at home in Birmingham.

Parents of Andrea Mason
Andrea’s father was seen by the Consultant last week and has been prescribed medication for dementia.  Andrea asks for prayer for both of her parents, both of whom are in their 80’s.  Please continue to pray that they can access the right services that they need during this difficult time.

Family and friends of Caroline Gilmour-White
Please pray for the family and friends of Caroline who died of Motor Neurone Disease on Tuesday 7th February.  Her funeral will be at St John’s at 10.30am on Thursday 23rd February.

Enid Jordan
“Enid would love to thank all those who have been praying for her before and since her eye operation last Friday. She is very grateful for everyone’s prayers, and grateful to be a part of such a church community as St. John’s.”

Thelma Jones
Please pray for Thelma who is struggling with infections.

Sid and Margaret Ball (parents of Sarah Ball)
After a lengthy process we are thankful that Margaret’s care needs at her nursing home are now being fully met. The GP is now looking into reasons for her recent extra health problems however, she seems content in herself. Sid’s care provision at home is inconsistent so we are seeking advice regarding what is acceptable or not. Your continued prayers are much appreciated.

Family and friends of Kay Hone
Please pray for the family and friends of Kay. Her funeral was at Sandwell Crematorium on 15th February.

Lesley Osborn
“I have now started renal dialysis. Please pray for us as we adjust to this massive change in our lives. Hopefully I will feel a real benefit from my treatment. I am very grateful for the support and prayers of so many. Please keep praying.”

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.

Asher Sinclair (1 year)
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.

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


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.

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

23rd Feb 2017 Posted in: Hidden Posts by Emma Orton 0

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