Calli S expressed how grateful she was to the congregation for making her and her family the focus of uplifted prayer and concern over the last few weeks. She appreciates the amount of praise that lifted up on hearing that her procedure was completed successfully.
Prayers requested for Greg W who is having medical problems surrounding his liver.
Ashley T offered praise for the wedding of her non-biological child on Saturday the 8th.
Nancy T offers Hallelujahs and praise concerning Laura. She was taken off of the respirator and moved out of ICU.
Nancy also requested prayers of healing for Jake, the son of Brenda S, who is in his late 30s and had a stroke.
Christy S also had a praise moment. Her friend's father, who was in the Critical Care Unit, is making a recovery and has been moved to rehab.
Prayers are asked for Rebecca D. who has a cancer scan scheduled.
Special prayers of perserverance and understanding for the children in the foster care system. They are constantly battling on all fronts and are burdened with doubt.
Pastor Robert requested that the congregation remember Alberta M in their prayers. She has an upcoming surgery.
Several in the church request for prayers of healing for Calli S who had undergone some surgery. Prayers of comfort for Mike and the girls while Calli is in the hospital. (Also. praise and thanks as an update came during service that Calli had been told that no further procedures were necessary and that once she was able to eat, she could go home.)
Prayers of comfort and wellbeing for Dennis. Praise that he was able to make it to service and join in fellowship.
Bill C. requested prayers for Meta B who was diagnosed with brain and lung cancer.
Nancy T. requests prayers of comfort and healing for Laura. She states that at this point in her illness that only the Mighty Physician would be able to save her.
Praise that Erin was able to find a job this week.
Rick G. requested that thoughts and prayers be sent to some of his band members and the family as their mother attempted to take her life due to medication interactions.
Prayers of thanksgiving that several family groups are returning to the congregation. Everyone was please to see your faces once again.
Pastor Robert asks for prayers of comfort and healing for Steve & Kay O as they are in town for rehab.
iJeff W. requested prayers of comfort, healing, and strength for Bishop Taylor who will be undergoing hip replacement surgery this week.
Prayers of healing and comfort were requested for Tyler R. who has been diagnosed with testicular cancer.
Sandy W. requesting prayers for Jerry who she has been caring for because of difficulties with COPD.
Prayers of comfort, patience, and mercy were requested for Jeff and Sandy W. because of her extensive travels while helping family members recouperate and spending time apart.
Ashley T and Christy S requested traveling mercies and protection for all of the athletes and band members that will be traveling during the fall season.
Bill C reqested prayers for the family of/for Larry Spears. He is back in the hospital.
Prayers for Jean Hendrick who is back in the hospital.
Prayers for Paul C who is is experiencing breathing difficulties.
Christy S is pleased and thankful that her friend came through the c-section safely and that baby is growing well.
Several unspoken prayers were requested.
Fred H was thankful that he was strong enough to perform again after his recent stroke.
Dean and Margaret B. were very thankful for the cards and prayers that have been lifted up for them. They are asking for continued prayers for the healing of Dean's hand.
Patty R asks for prayers of healing, guidance, and patience for her granddaughter, Kelsey.
Larry S asks for continued prayers of healing.
Christy S lifts praise of thanks that Bob H. is back in the choir loft.
Special Note: Prayers of healing and comfort requested for Jean H. She was taken to the hospital Sunday night.
Alberta M. shared her joy of seeing Kelly's garden cleaned up and looking beautiful. She also requests prayers for Janette K.'s father who suffered a heart attack and was diagnosed with cancer the next day.
Christy S. shared her joy that her uncle, Sam M., who has been in the hospital with complications from his diabetes has been moved to a rehabilitation center. Christy also shared her joy that her friend, Kylie M., has made it to 38 weeks in her pregnancy with no more SVT issues.
Paul C. requests prayers for all the teachers and students as school will be starting back soon.
Martha S. asked for prayers of healing and comfort for Dean B. who is currently in the ICU in Bristol for blood clots. She also asked for the same prayers for Eddie H. who is suffering for blood clots in the ICU at UT.
Dennis A. was pleased to report that amazing turn out for the children's ministry that is being sponsored by McDonald's. There were 106 youngsters were took part of this summer program last Monday.
Prayers for Katie R. who is having surgery this week.
Christian A. announced that he would be getting a new baby sister.
Judy H. was thankful that she was able to be in church this Sunday.
Bill C. said that he felt that he was truly blessed to be a member of this church and that this congregation was family that he was thankful for.
Bill C. expressed his joy at having his family come to celebrate Father's Day with him this weekend. He was fortunate to have his children, grand children, and some great grandchildren with him.
Alberta M. requested prayers for traveling mercies and grace while she was traveling to central Virginia today.
Paul C. expressed his joy that he was able to spend time with Evan.
Christy S. was thankful that she could announce that her father was home from the hospital. She requested continued prayers of comfort and healing along with traveling mercies for her parents.
Dell W. was thankful that she and Jack had been able to have so many family moments that could be experienced the last few months. They have been able to celebrate birthdays, Mother's Day and Father's Day which has left them with joyful hearts.
Kim P. asked for prayers for traveling mercies for her son, Lance, who is traveling for training. She also asks for prayers of comfort for his family (especially the children who are upset that he had to leave home).
Dennis A. expressed praise and thanksgiving that McDonald's was helping to feed the children this summer. It is a chance to expand the children's outreach ministry. This will be a weekly event this summer.
Martha S gave praise that Ron P was moved to the step down unit and is doing better but has a long way to go.
Terry G requests prayers for his upcoming surgery. He also requests prayers for our recent graduates.
Bill C requests continued prayers for his wife, Judy. She is getting better but it is a slow process.
Rick G requests prayers for travel mercies for himself and David B as they travel to Oklahoma.
Dell W sends blessing to the Goodman family for their continued service.
Martha S requests prayers for Jim C who is suffering from pneumonia.
Martha S requests prayers for the family of Carey M who passed away May 20 due to cancer.
Dotty A requests prayers of healing and perseverance for husband, Ben.
Rick G. requests prayers for Shelley M. and family who lost their mother.
Christy S. requests continued prayers for Kylie M. who is still having heart issues entering her third trimester of her pregnancy. She also shared her praise that Kylie's pregnancy is going well and the baby is having no problems.
Debbie G. requests prayers for Ridgeview soccer player, Cheyenne, who was hurt during the game Saturday and they think she broke her hip.
Pastor Terry Goodman has been a United Methodist minister since 1983. One of the areas of the faith that interests him is prayer and its many forms. Throughout the years, he has engaged in various prayer activities and disciplines. He writes this column with the desire to encourage prayer in the lives of his church members.