Prayer for Church Members (16th November)

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

John Vale (grandfather of Michelle Bishop)
Michelle asks for prayer for her grandfather who was admitted into hospital this week with difficulty breathing and possible heart problems. Pray that he will be diagnosed and treated quickly and please also hold his family in your prayers.

Jane Saunders
Please pray for Jane this week following a hip replacement surgery on Tuesday 14th November. Please pray for a successful outcome and a good recovery.

Elizabeth Richards
Please pray for Elizabeth who had an operation to replace her hip on Tuesday 24th October. She says the wound is now nearly healed and the pain is subsiding. She thankful for your prayers and asks for continued prayer for increased mobility and strengthening.

Beryl Beavis 
Beryl wishes to thank everyone for their prayers. The operation went well and she now asks for prayers for a speedy recovery.

Sid Ball (father of Sarah Ball)
Please pray for Sid Ball this week as he leaves hospital following an operation on Tuesday 14th November, please pray that he will continue to recover well. 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.

Brian and Christine Martin
Brian and Christine write: “Thank you for praying for Simon. With increased medication he has become calmer, however his Care Home say they can no longer meet his needs. This seems to be a funding issue required to give him increased one on one care. Please pray for a satisfactory outcome for Simon and for his healing.”

Brian Thomas
Brian is very thankful for the prayers and kind wishes he has received following a small pulmonary embolism last week. He would appreciate continued prayers as the doctors seek to treat him long term.

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.

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 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.

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

Asher Sinclair (1 year)
Pray for Asher and 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

15th Nov 2017 Posted in: Hidden Posts by Jo English 0

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