Please keep these prayer requests in mind as you come before God in prayer today.
We praise the Lord for the 89th birthday that Tena Vande Zande celebrated on Sunday. We give thanks for God’s faithful provision in Tena’s life and we pray for Tena to be blessed by the love of her family this week.
Update: We celebrate with the Nagelkerk family in the birth a healthy baby girl to Lee and Nina Nagelkerk, Charlotte Rose Nagelkerk (5 lbs 12 oz and 18 in), born on Thanksgiving morning. We praise the Lord for a healthy and safe delivery for both mom and baby. We pray for God to be with Lee, Nina, and Charlotte as Lee endures the time away from his family while deployed overseas.
Please pray for Elly De Jonge’s sister, Marilynn Staat, as she endured leg surgery on Wednesday at the Mayo Clinic to strengthen the bone that has been weakened by the bone cancer. Pray for Marilynn as she will remain at Mayo for at least another week to recover, meet with other specialists, and possibly endure another surgery next week Friday for the uterine cancer. Pray for God to strengthen and sustain Marilynn and her family in this difficult time.
We praise the Lord for the safe return of Mike and Lori Brower from their visit to Children of the Promise orphanage in Haiti. We give thanks for the time that they were able to spend at the orphanage with their adoptive son. Pray for God to be with Mike and Lori as they patiently wait for the next step in the adoption process.
Please pray for Gord Barendse as he has been diagnosed with a form of leukemia. Pray for Gord to receive the care that he needs and for the doctors to find the right medicines to treat Gord’s cancer. Pray for God’s comforting presence to be with Gord, Marge, and their family in this difficult time.
Please pray for Bob and Tena Vande Zande as they have both moved to nursing homes, Bob to Pilgrim Manor Nursing Home in Grand Rapids and Tena to Ely Manor Nursing Home in Allegan. Pray for God to be with Bob and Tena as they adjust to their new surroundings and for Bob to receive the care he needs to recover from his hip surgery.
Please pray for safe traveling and good health this Thanksgiving Weekend. Pray that God will remind us of the many things we have to be thankful for and that our thanksgiving will be genuine and sincere.