Prayer for church members (25.10.18)

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

Mark (friend of Brennan Horne)
Brennan writes: “Mark has had a kidney removed due to cancer. The other kidney is not working, so he is on dialysis. He has cancer in his lungs and no medication can be given to slow that down due to his strength of health at the moment. His world has been turned upside down in a matter of months. He is a single guy. Please pray for him and all his family.”

Michael Waters
Following Hip revision surgery in September, Michael has now been discharged from hospital but is still taking antibiotics to ensure that the infection has been defeated and is still under the supervision of his consultant. Please pray for his body to continue to fight any remnants of the infection and for the satisfactory recovery from the second operation on his hip.

Paul Beard
Paul gives thanks for progress so far following his hip operation, and asks prayer for a good and full recovery.

Enid Jordan
Pray for Enid following an operation on 24th October.

Elizabeth Richards
Please continue to pray for Elizabeth for restoration of energy in the face of further health complications.

Lesley Osborn
Lesley has yet again been admitted to the QEHB – the 5th time in 2 and a half months.  Pray for her recovery and that she will be able to regain strength while continuing with renal dialysis.

Christine (daughter of Rosemary Kennedy)
Please pray for Rosemary’s eldest daughter Christine living in Australia. Rosemary writes: “Christine is unable to work full time due to long term illness and is due to see a consultant shortly. Please pray for healing and provision for her and that the consultant will be able to diagnose and treat her condition successfully. Pray that she achieves her destiny whatever the Lord has for her and for her two sons.”

Jean Evans (friend of Rosemary Kennedy)
Rosemary writes: “Please pray for peace and spiritual and physical strength for Jean as she now faces the end of her life in a Cardiff hospital.  She is waiting for a hospice bed nearby.”

Andrea Mason
Following a successful surgery, Andrea writes: “I would like specific prayer that the discomfort would subside and that the knee would bend. In particular that the scar tissue would not re-accumulate and that with continued physiotherapy input that I will be able to return back into work next month.”

Mac Rowse
Please pray for Mac Rowse following surgery on Saturday 29th September. He is undergoing treatment for a small bladder cancer. Pray for full healing for him.

Family of Bernard Bishop (Grandfather of Michelle Bishop)
Please pray for the family of Bernard who passed away. Please keep his family in your prayers.

The Brown Family
Please pray for the Brown family following the death of Doug on Sept 15. He died in Hereford hospital from cancer of the gall bladder and several distributed secondaries. Jane and Doug were members of St John’s for many years,  sang in the choir, were home group leaders and ministered pastorally to many church members. Doug is survived by Jane, their son Edward and Jessica their daughter.

Simon Martin
Brian and Christine ask for further prayer for Simon and his situation.
Simon’s Care Home Solicitor delivered submissions to CQC to urge them to reconsider their decision to refuse to register the purpose-built flat for Simon’s rehabilitation placement. Please pray for a speedy outcome for Simon for whatever is best so that he can be supported to progress.

Joan Benham
Pray for Joan who has had a spell in hospital. She is now back at St Joseph’s Care Home but is not well.

Thelma Stock
Please continue to pray for Thelma’s sister and for Thelma as she supports her.

Sam Parker
Sam has now found work and started on Monday 10th September. Please pray that he will settle in well.

Elizabeth Brown (mother of Helen Van Vliet)
Helen writes: “Thank you for continuing to pray for my Mum who is much, much better, and still improving. Please continue to pray in the last little bit of her recovery – its been a long process, but she’s nearly there!”

Lorna Uden
Please continue to pray for Lorna who is still suffering from very painful blocked tear ducts. Please pray for complete healing and that she will be given the necessary treatment soon.

Sarah Ball
Sarah writes “I am thankful that I have been able to do more recently. Would you please continue to pray for increasing energy and a full recovery!”

Beryl Beavis
Beryl writes: ‘Thank you for your prayers. Please continue to pray for complete healing of the nerves and muscles.’

Ruth Iliya Kwache 
Please pray for Ruth as she is not feeling well.

Leah Sharibu
Please continue to pray for Leah Sharibu – a 16-year-old Christian girl who was kidnapped by Boko Haram and has not yet been freed because she is a Christian who has refused to deny her faith.

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

Asher Sinclair (2 years)
Pray for Asher, his parents David and Helen, his sister Erin, and his grandparents Will and Jo Drever. Asher has been at Great Ormond Street Hospital, is now home, but continues to need treatment.


Older members of our congregation especially for people with dementia and those who care for them.

Pray for the Older Members of our community.

Pray for Catriona and her team as they run monthly services at The Kenrick Centre. Pray also for all the residents attending these events.

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.

Autumn Alpha Course please continue to pray for the guests and team during this 11 week course.

PCC members as they serve the church in 2018-2019.

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

And Mark Roper as he continues training for ordained ministry.

If you would like your prayer request to be included please email Fran, Emma and Jo on

25th Oct 2018 Posted in: Hidden Posts by Jo English 0

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