Sunday, July 19, 2009
19 July 2009 - Special Prayer Requests - Sixth Sunday after Trinity
Jack and Greg are on travel this week.
Chris, Stephanie, Andrew and Alex are on travel this week.
Jesse leaves for a mission trip to Costa Rica on 23 July 2009.
Erika leaves for a mission trip to Panama on 25 July 2009.
Repose of the Soul
Bay Bigbee passed away Thursday 2 July 2009 at 1620 as the result of liver failure due apparent cancer in the organ. This is accompanied by kidney failure and other internal organ damage and infection. Please pray for God’s grace for Bay, as well as comfort and guidance for his wife Michelle.
Lucrecia passed away due to cancer. Please pray for the repose of her soul and comfort for her family and friends who remain.
Ron L, age 59, a good friend of the Hinrichs, passed away this weekend after falling in the river. Please pray for the repose of his soul and for comfort and strength for his wife Jeri and son Mike. Pray also for his friends and family who remain behind.
Charlotte passed away from stomach cancer. Please pray for her soul and comfort for her friends and family who remain behind.
Salvador (cancer), Marge, Karl, Christian, Wanda, Lois, Jennette (Alzheimer’s), Ruth, Connie, Tom, Crystal, Thomas, Hadley, Diane, Norm, Gregory, Nancy, Bill (infection), Ernie, Ray, Hazel, Bruce (heart attack), Susanne, Paul (stroke), Ralph+ (prostate cancer), Allison (kidney), Bill (ETOH poisoning and gout), Kai, Jay, Tim, Diane, Amy (Thyroid cancer), Evelyn, Debbie, Joanna (stroke) [granddaughter of Father Holland a diocesan priest], June (cancer surgery), Susan, Jeff, David (leg injury), Judy, who suffers from mental illness, is undergoing tests for cancer, Jon, Sue (surgery recovery), Greg, June (cancer), David (leg sprain), Cheri, David, Keith (ruptured disk), Ben, Michael (heart valve replacement), Walter (skin cancer), Gabriella (surgery), Curtis, Doyle, Martha, Muriel, Richard, Ralph+, Jeffrey, Rod, Gary (sepsis; ICU), Dick (hip surgery), Mark, Jeffery, Charles (restricted artery to brain and broken arm), Amy (staph infection), Jennifer, Curtis, Steve (cancer), Paula, Ashton, Marjorie
Bashir Ahmed, father of Shamim Gray, father in law of Commander Obra Gray for whom we prayed while he was deployed to Iraq and on various carrier deployments, is gravely ill. Bashir has been in the hospital for some time, it seems there is little they can do for him. Bashir had a major stroke the night of 15 July 2009. Please pray that the medical staff will do their best for him. Please pray God will deliver a miraculous recovery for Bashir; if that not be God’s will, a departure in peace to His world for him. Please pray also his wife will be able to get some rest so she does not deteriorate herself. Above all, please pray also for his family to open their hearts to accept all God’s love will bring them.
Tom S, recovering from brain surgery and continuing radiation treatment.
Maureen is back in the hospital with shortness of breath and irregular heartbeat. She is now feeling better, but they are keeping her in the hospital to monitor her condition. So please continue to pray for healing. The doctors don’t have a clue other than things pointing to the suspected infection and anemia, but they haven’t figured out what is going on—pray for guidance for her doctors. Maureen is being closely monitored in the hospital and continues to feel better. Her hemoglobin is getting close to normal (good news on the anemia front).
Vera Zimmers had successful surgery on Monday for early stage two colon cancer. That is the end of the treatment, no chemotherapy. Please pray for a complete recovery.
Sonny Discar is in Grossmont Hospital with H1H1 virus - Swine flu, which he apparently contacted in France. In addition, he has staph infection. This will likely lengthen his ICU stay and can delay breathing on his own again. Sonny’s family asks that we pray the staph infection be eradicated within Sonny’s body; that those who are frightened of the Swine Flu be at peace; that Sonny’s body fight this disease effectively; that the doctors identify each situation and choose the best treatment method; for his family to walk in peace and strength; for Sonny to begin breathing on his own again; for his wife Melinda and his children and family to trust the Lord and bring encouragement to each other.
Phil, Fran Dexter’s cousin, had a pacemaker installed Sunday 21 June 2009. Please pray for his rapid and complete recovery. Please pray also Phil, his wife Sandy and their family will put their trust in God and accept the peace God’s love will give them.
Eunice, Fran Dexter’s aunt, had surgery on Wednesday 8 July 2009 and is in rehabilitation. In particular pray for her to accept the help God will give her to lift her spirits. Pray also for her family that they also might accept God’s help, put their trust in God and accept the peace God’s love will give them.
Madelyn Calvert born Sunday 7 June 2009 to Sarah at 24 weeks and one pound seven ounces. She underwent surgery for a hole in her intestine. Madelyn had a bleed in her brain following surgery. The doctors tried to convince Sarah to let her die. Sarah said NO. The ultrasound Saturday shows the bleed has stopped. The family just moved down from Washington state. Please pray for Madelyn’s survival and God’s love for her and her family on the roller coaster of ups and downs. Pray for them to reach out to those around them who would provide support with God’s help. Pray for the medical personnel taking care of Madelyn.
Mark Wilson underwent skin cancer surgery on his face 21 May 2009. He just completed four weeks of radiation treatment. He is concerned about the effect this will have on his business. Please pray for his peace of mind and well as remission of the cancer.
Hy cannot put much weight on her leg. She does not know why and so far the doctors have not been able to diagnose a problem. But, things are much better and she is getting around on using a cane. She asks you pray for her healing and guidance for those treating her.
Michele has neck pain, on the 18 May 2009 she is having a myelogram.
Mary Garcia fell and broke her hip on 18 April 2009. She had successful surgery and made it home. She is having problems with diet and her diabetes. Please pray for Mary to accept God’s help with her various difficulties and also for Gil to have strength to care for her.
Lise, originally diagnosed with "peritoneal cancer", has undergone multiple surgeries and chemotherapy. Lise's doctors hope she is in remission, but are uncertain and do not know if she will be with us for more than a year. Her friend requests that you please pray for continued healing and full remission for Lise; and, and please pray that God might give wisdom and guidance to all of her medical providers. Lise appreciates your support and prayers.
Jan has just recovered from her fifth cancer surgery. The medical prognosis is good. Her friend asks you pray for Jan's continued healing and complete remission; and, please pray God might give wisdom and guidance to all of her medical providers.
Vince (12 yrs) has bone cancer (a teammate of Andrew B). Please pray for his healing and non-recurrence of the cancer, as well as that he and his family might put their trust in God and accept His comfort and encouragement in this difficult time.
Lauralee underwent a lumpectomy on Friday after Thanksgiving and into targeted radiation therapy for 10 days. Please pray for a complete remission of the cancer. Pray also Lauralee will maintain her great attitude and trust in God.
Tim, brother of Lauralee, had a stroke and extremely high blood pressure and is now recovering. Pray for a full recovery.
Mary Parker is home. Please give thanks for her great recovery and continued progress.
Evelyn Hunt has asked for prayers of dealing with the residual pain and other problems from her leg. She appreciates the phone calls. Most importantly, pray for her to keep a good attitude and maintain a trust in God, so she will not worry.
Miney Farrell is thankful for her recovery from pneumonia. She is enjoying having her son and daughter in law back from a month trip around the Pacific.
Lorraine Winkles is still dealing with shingles (now over 34 months). The level of discomfort varies but the condition is persisting. She is in amazing spirits and sends her love to all.
Kay Denton (Mrs. Kay) is still home and doing pretty well considering the bones in her neck and hands are degenerating as a side effect of her kidney failure. Mrs. Kay asks that everyone who is praying for her know how grateful she is for their prayers. As always, she retains her trust in the Lord and her positive attitude.
Nicole Ethridge - age 28, mother of two - has a form of liver disease FSCS, which was causing her liver to shut down. The disease has apparently gone into semi-remission. She is doing very well and coming off medications. Please pray for her continued remission and her continued faith and good spirits, as well as strength to take care of her children.
Caroline (age 11, leukemia recurrence) is doing very well following her bone marrow transplant 17 July 2008. Please keep praying as Caroline has a 40% chance of recurrence of her leukemia.
Natalie (age 10, leukemia recurrence) is 24 months into and has relapsed. One month short of the year anniversary since transplant, she relapsed. Her chances of survival are slim, yet they are only chances and have naught to do with her. Please pray for her and her family.
Tom, Mary, Lloyd & Jennifer to be guided to a church
Breyana, Vie, Asha, Cory, Heather, Holly, Ken, Maruja, William, Joe, Alexander, Jonathan, Phil, Sandy, Larraine, Brad, Brian, Uni, Jennifer, Margie, Rick, Susan, Curtis, Donny, Chris, Eric (job), Andrew, Keith (job decision), Sara (God's grace and His patience), Mark, Alexandra, Perlita, Lewis, Sam, Susie, Dru, Jack, Tina, William, Christina, Tuck, Lorraine (death of husband), Jeff, Christiana (God’s grace), Tara (divorce), Patricia & her family, Errin, Elizabeth, Brandon, Steven, Nelson, Ashley, Ruth, Virginia, Betty who is considering moving into an assisted living home, Nick, Pat, Caroline, Stephen, Greg (vocation guidance and training for the diaconate), Stephanie, Richard
Paul S suffers from severe schizophrenia remains stable with his medication, but needs God’s guidance. He gives thanks for improvement in his housing situation.
Hap asks you to pray that he might be able to trust God will help him make the right decisions at the right time and not to worry uselessly.
Guidance and Protection
Economic Guidance and Assistance
Keith has been unable to find any full-time work since his custom home drafting business of 25 years really dropped off last year. He is working as a handyman, doing tile work, painting, home repairs, etc. Their family has a great deal of debt from Susanne’s medical needs. Pray also for God's peace to comfort them and for His leading and wisdom to be very evident to them.
Mark’s business is very very slow, he asks that God point him to new markets and give him guidance in following God’s will that his business might survive and his employees not lose their livelihood.
Please give thanks for Kevin in the UK who has found a job. Please continue to pray he will find a position that will maintain his family and where he can use his talents to make a positive impact on the world. Please pray also for his family, in particular his wife Beverley, that they might open their hearts and minds to God’s guidance.
To Find Employment
Eric, Keith, Kevin and Eric each to find a job that will allow them to use their skill and talent to make their new employer more successful.
Shawna’s father lost his job in March 2009. After 33 years of working, he has been unable to find work. Please pray that he will find a job that will allow him to use his talents to make his new employer more successful. Pray also that he might put his trust in the Lord and look outward; that he might turn his heart away from depression and towards God. Pray also for his family in this very stressful time. Shawna ask that we pray for all those out of work that they might find gainful employment. There is little worse for a person than no work to turn to and no way to support their family.
Homebound/Aged and Infirm
Mary, Donna, Betty, Noko, Adelaide, Evelyn, Lorraine, Ellie
Armed Forces & Contractors
Tillman, Justin, Evan, RJ, Matt, Phillip, Julian, John Kelly (USN - USS Ronald Reagan), Evan (USMC-Afghanistan), Eric (USN-Afghanistan), Stuart (USMC-Afghanistan), Airman Donny Patton is attending Technical Training School in the electronics field in Biloxi, Mississippi, Eric (USN-Afghanistan through May 2010),
Linda’s leg infection, the result of an open cut sustained in a fall, has healed nicely. Please give thanks for the healing.
Tieko received a kidney transplant and appears to be doing well. Please give thanks for the successful surgery and pray there will be no rejection.
Around the world, Christians are under attack, not only in the Muslim world, but from Hindus and others in India. Also, they are under continual attack in the western world as it becomes actively atheist or pro-devil buddy. Please pray for God’s guidance and protection for all persecuted Christians and those around them.
Free Teen Guitar Class
Please join us in praying that the Free Teen Guitar Class will be an opportunity for God to work in the lives of the kids and their families. Help us to let the love of our Lord shine through us into their lives, putting Him first, so that He might enter in to their hearts and lives.