Please keep these prayer requests in mind as you come before God in prayer today.
Update: Please pray for Carson Conklin, Karen Nowak’s 6 year old great-nephew, as he is in Pediatric ICU after a lawnmower accident and as the doctors strenuously work to save his arm. Pray for God’s presence to be with Carson and his parents, Chad and Dana, in this difficult time and for God’s healing hands to be with the doctors in ICU as they care for Carson.
Update: Please pray for Jim Gaunce as he was transferred on Thursday to the Meijer Heart Center in Grand Rapids. Pray for Jim as it was determined that he has some major blockages in his heart and as the doctors try to determine if Jim will have to undergo a heart surgery. Pray for God’s comforting presence and strength to be with Doris as she continues to care for Jim through his ongoing health concerns.
We celebrate with Brent and Amy Wallenburg in the birth of a healthy baby boy on Thursday, Jonathan Ryan Wallenburg (7 lbs 12 oz and 19 in). We praise God for his safe arrival and that mom and baby are doing well. Pray for God to be with the Wallenburgs in this joyful time.
We celebrate with Jason and Sara DeWitt in the birth a healthy baby girl, Claire Jolynn DeWitt (8 lbs 7 oz and 21 in), born on Wednesday. We praise the Lord for a healthy and safe delivery for both mom and baby. Pray for God to bless Jason and Sara as they enjoy the gift of new life.
Please pray for Amanda Bouwkamp, Joy Morren’s niece, as she prepares for a second cornea transplant this coming Tuesday. Pray for God to grace Amanda with his presence on Tuesday. Pray for the surgery to go as planned so that Amanda can make a full recovery and regain the vision that was lost due to the infection she had last year.
We express our Christian Sympathies to Stephen and Mary Scott as they mourn the loss of Stephen’s daughter, Sue, who tragically took her own life on Tuesday. Pray for God to be with Stephen, Mary, and their family in this difficult time. (They need their church family’s love and support as they walk through this time of loss. If you would like to express your condolences to Stephen and Mary, cards may be sent to their home address, 11310 Avocet Ct. Holland, MI 49424, or call (616) 366-8807.)
We praise the Lord for the news that the lumpectomy Kim Hossink endured on Monday went well and according to plan. Pray for God to be with Kim as she recovers from surgery and as she prepares for radiation treatment in the coming weeks. Pray for God’s presence to sustain Kim, Terry, and their family in this time of need.
We praise the Lord for the 52 years of marriage that Cal and Mary Van Omen celebrated on Monday. We give thanks for the love that they share together and pray for God to bless them with many happy years to come.
We give thanks to God for the 87th birthday that Gerald Ortman will celebrated on Wednesday and the 90th birthday that Cindy Haveman will celebrate on Saturday. We pray for God to bless them with a special day this week.