Prayer for Church Members (26th October)

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

Beryl Beavis 
Beryl would appreciate prayer for God’s peace as she awaits surgery planned for November 14th. Please also pray that she would enjoy and benefit from her two-week holiday in the meantime.

Antony and Pat Spencer
Please pray for Antony and Pat as they go to Devon on Thursday 2nd November as Antony takes the funeral service of Pat’s brother Ken.  Ken died after a short illness on 23rd October – just a month short of his 67th birthday. Please pray for Ken’s wife Bev, his children and the wider family as they mourn and come to terms with Ken’s death.

Elizabeth Richards
Please pray for Elizabeth who had an operation to replace her hip on Tuesday 24th. The operation went well, but she is experiencing a lot of pain, please pray that this will ease quickly and that she will feel the long-term benefits of the operation.

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.

June Fluck
Please pray for June who is at West Heath Hospital – pray that she will feel settled and comfortable and that she will receive good care.

Joy Allan
Please continue to pray for Joy Allan as she continues working on finishing her PhD while beginning 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.

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.

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

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, Emma and Jo on

25th Oct 2017 Posted in: Hidden Posts by Jo English 0

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