Prayers for 2021. May we all stay safe & healthy. May we support one another during difficult times.
New Prayer Requests
Sarah Walston: My teenage camp friend, Alice, who lives in Mississippi, fell last week. She broke her arm and hip. She has had surgery but remains in a rehab hospital. Prayers for her full recovery.
My niece in Medford, OR found out this week that her oldest of 4 kids, 8 yr old Autumn, has type 1 diabetes. She is in the hospital with Diabetic Ketoacidosis. My niece, Summer, is having a rough time and is mad at God.
The virus has hit our senior community hard of late. There is one recent death that I know of and a lovely Christian couple who have been in the forefront of senior food delivery are very sick.
Viola Bledsoe: Her boyfriend, Ritch passed away after a long illness.
Patti Vulcan, friend of Jean Ann’s: Has tested positive for Covid-19. Is isolating herself at home. Is feeling discouraged during her isolation.
Cathy Dixon: n need of some powerful prayers – they took my brother in law to the ER by ambulance yesterday. He was not responding. Praying God can heal him and keep him safe.
Carol Chaney: The daughter of a good friend of mine is pregnant. She was scheduled for a C-section 12/30. She has tested positive for Covid and they would not do the C-section. She suffers from asthma, so there’s that additional concern.
Darlene Snyder: Her uncle, Bill passed away from Covid-19.
Marilyn Nutter: Direction and goals. My family and I to walk worth. Col 1:9-12
Neva Klaassen: Prayers for our country during this perilous time.
Kiera Faye: I am praying that peace and hope can manifest in our hearts and actions as we transition into a new year. It can be a better year if we come together for each other. I am also thinking of my friend Corey, whose father is currently in the hospital battling both COVID and ALS.Chelsea Pickens: Let us be better this year than we were last year. Kristin Sinclair: That things just start to get better! Unspoken prayers
Nancy Blake: Prayers for a couple of friends who have Covid.
Barbara Todd: Prayer for BIL Jim, diagnosed with stomach cancer. He will be having some more intensive tests to see if it has spread and to come up with a further plan.
Elaine Scott: Prayers the vaccine is distributed quickly & works well to control Covid.
Ongoing Prayer Request
Marietta Taylor: Pray my sister in law is hospitalized due to Covid.
Mary Ann DeYoung: Please put little Adler Paap on the prayer list again. They let him come home for a day or two and he had chemo Monday and they take him back Thursday this week again. He’s 5 and doesn’t want to go back. They need prayer to understand it’s their new routine for awhile. It’s a 2 1/2 hour trip each way.
Also, my friend has been have chemo for breast cancer and last Friday had a double mastectomy. She was supposed to go home the next morning with drains but they found her unable to walk and couldn’t even eat so they now have her in the rehab unit. She needs prayer that they have gotten all the cancer now. She is single and lives alone. Please pray.
Elaine Scott: My friend’s 16 year old daughter, Jacquiline just had a big benign tumor removed from her breast. She is in much pain. Such a lovely girl and a beautiful singer.
Marilyn Nutter: Good health and protection for my family and me. For several I know who have serious health issues.
Karen Dietrich: Pray for my cousin, Joan Grodski. She has Covid-1Kristen Sinclair: Prayers for the family following the loss of her aunt due to Covid-19.
Joy Arseneau: She is the 3 year old daughter of Jordan & Nikki Arseneau. Joy has been diagnosed with leukemia. Praise report from Joy’s mom, Nikki: Joy’s biopsy came back showing .0001% cancer cells in her bone marrow! This puts her in the standard risk/favorable pathway. This is AMAZING news! Barely any abnormal cells detected! Joy must continue with chemo for at least two more years to ensure the disease stays away. This next phase of treatment, called consolidation, will require a lot of doses in her spine with a chemo drug that has given her a few side effects already. The road ahead will still be challenging, but for now, we are celebrating this fantastic report!
Nancy Blake: Prayers for friend Genie in a lot of pain, awaiting surgery for hip replacement and knee replacement. Was scheduled for surgery & it was canceled. The doctors cut back on her pain meds as they prepared for the surgery. Now Genie is in tremendous pain.
Lynn Klammer: Please pray for my dad who is on a new cancer medication and struggling with it’s side effects.
Chelsea Pickens: Prayers for her friend, Seth whose father died suddenly.
Hilma Calvin: Asking for prayers for her family & herself.
Pat Gunderman: Please prayer hard for a friend’s son who is having a great deal of difficulty staying off drugs.
Barbara Todd: Continue to pray for Manuel Estudillo’s family as he is in recovery from broken bones & traumatic brain injury. The brain injury has caused major damage. Manuel is now home & making progress.
Cathy Dixon: Continued prayers for her stomach issues. Has been unable to keep food down. Doctors found multiple causes including a hiatal hernia. She will need surgery & is undergoing more testing.
Mary Ann DeYoung: Prayer for a dear friend, Lois, who is fighting COVID after losing her 90 yr old husband to COVID. Please pray for a safe vaccine for this virus and end this pandemic. We ask this in Jesus name
Karen Scott: Prayers for her continued healing & strength. Prayers also for her husband, Bruce.
Sarah Cruce Walston: Prayers for continued strength as I deal with Gene’s (husband) dementia. His fatigue and disorientation is challenging.
Gerry Wakeland: Please pray for Ruth Ann Dalley. In the last stages of liver disease. Now on hospice.