Prayer for Church Members (19th October)

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

Elizabeth Richards
Please pray for Elizabeth this week who is having a hip-replacement on Tuesday 24th. Pray that the operation will ease her pain and that she will know the Lord’s comforting presence during the post-operation pain and distress.

June Fluck
Please pray for June who is back in hospital having been home for a very brief spell.  Over this past week she has been in three different hospitals. She is now at West Heath – pray that she will feel settled and comfortable and that she will receive good care.

Thelma Jones 
Please continue to remember Thelma in your prayers.  She is still living in a Care Home in Cotteridge and at times is weak and frail.  However, she still thinks of all her friends at St John’s.  She would value your prayers that she would know the joy of the Lord as her strength.

Joy Allan
Please pray for Joy Allan this week as she attacks the mammoth task of finishing up her PhD and begins her ministry at St John’s. She asks that we pray that she can give her all to both and still have time to sleep.

Christiane Neumann
Christiane Neumann is grateful for on-going prayer as she continues to experience extreme tiredness and has post radiation dermatitis. Pray that she will continue to know the Lord giving her His joy through these challenging times.

Brian and Christine Martin
Please pray for Brian & Christine Martin, and Simon (their eldest son), who is currently undergoing a mental health crisis. Pray that Simon’s needs would be met, and his mental health improves.

Robert Bridge (brother in law of Debby Bridge)
Debby Bridge would like to thank everyone for their prayers for her brother in law Robert Bridge who has made a good recovery and is at home.  He’s exercising and back to work. There is still a 5th stent to be fitted as an outpatient.

Sarah Ball
Sarah has experienced some answers to prayer regarding her energy levels, which recently have been better than normal, but she would appreciate continued prayer for healing as she struggles with ME.

The Moore Family
Please continue to pray for the Moore family and especially Sarah.

Pete Robinson (friend of Trudi Brass)
Please continue to pray for Pete who is suffering from a recurrent episode of bipolar disorder, he has improved considerably, has been relocated to Birmingham and is making a good recovery.

Elizabeth Brown (mother of Helen Van Vliet)
Helen writes: “My Mum is still making a fantastic recovery, and we want to praise God for this. Please continue to pray for good sleep, increased energy levels and a full mental and physical recovery.”

Parents of Andrea Mason
Andrea asks for prayer for both of her parents, Derek & Margaret, that Derek’s dementia is managed appropriately and support adequately provided.

Jean Evans (friend of Rosemary Kennedy)
Rosemary writes: “Jean’s consultant says there is a substantial positive response to the treatment and her treatment is now complete. Jean thanks St John’s for their prayers that have changed a terminal diagnosis. Please continue to pray for her recovery and further scan results.”

Lesley Osborn
Lesley Osborn on renal dialysis. Lesley sends her thanks for your prayers which are much appreciated.

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.


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 2017-2018.

St John’s Buildings Project Steering Group as they meet fortnightly to discuss, plan and pray about our future building project.

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

18th Oct 2017 Posted in: Hidden Posts by Jo English 0

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