Posted by: pastormatt227 | September 5, 2017

Prayer updates for Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Please keep these prayer requests in mind as you come before God in prayer today:

Update: As we remember in prayer the victims of the hurricane that hit Texas and Louisiana last week, please pray for those who are preparing for another powerful storm, Hurricane Irma. We pray specifically for God’s protection for Val Avink along with the other Staff and Children of COTP in Haiti, as Hurricane Irma is predicted pass Haiti on Thursday. Pray for the storm to decrease in strength and for its path to veer away from Haiti, along with the other islands in its path, so that lives, homes, and countries will be protected.

We praise the Lord for the birthday that Gary Van Hill celebrated on Sunday. We praise the Lord for Gary and for the many years and good health he has enjoyed.   We pray for joy of Christ to be with Gary throughout the coming year.

We praise the Lord for the 52nd wedding anniversary that Dale and Marla Nienhuis celebrated on Sundday. We give thanks for the many years of marriage Dale and Marla have enjoyed and we pray for God to bless them with many more good years to come.

Please pray for Justin Vander Wal as he recovers from the surgery he had on Wednesday to fix the facial bones that were broken in the motorcycle accident.   We praise God for the news that the surgery went well and that Justin was able to come home last week. Pray for God to grant healing and strength to Justin so that he can make a speedy and complete recovery.

Please pray remember in prayer the members of our congregation who face Ongoing Health Concerns. There are many who must daily endure the weight of chronic conditions, emotional health struggles, and/or other sicknesses. Pray for God to be with each of them in their time of need so that they might find strength, hope, and peace in Him.

Please pray for God’s blessing upon the New Educational Year that we will be starting up again this month. Pray for God to be with all of our students and teachers who will be involved in the educational programs at Noordeloos. Pray for God to provide for the educational needs that are still remaining and for God to work through all of our programs so that our kids can learn to know Christ more.

Please pray for the Home Missions we support as a church. Pray for Jody Winstrom and Teen Parent Resources as well as Barnabas Ministries as they both prepare to kick-off their Fall programs. Pray for God to work through these ministries so that the teenagers they minister to will come to know the love of Christ.

 

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Posted by: pastormatt227 | August 31, 2017

Prayer updates for Thursday, August 31, 2017

Please keep these prayer requests in mind as you come before God in prayer today:

Update:  Please pray for Justin Vander Wal as he recovers from the surgery he had on Wednesday to fix the facial bones that were broken in the motorcycle accident.   We praise God for the news that the surgery went well and that Justin may be able to return home as early as today. We also give thanks that Justin is making good progress and pray for God to be with him so that he can make a speedy and complete recovery.

We express our Christian Sympathies to Del and Lorraine Mokma in the passing of Lorraine’s brother, Gene Sal, who went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday after a 2 1/2 year battle with ALS. Pray for God’s loving presence to surround the Sal and Mokma families and for the promises of Christ and the love of the Christian community to be an encouragement to them in this sad time of loss.

Please continue to pray for John Groenewoud and his family as they adjust to a new way of life since Betty’s passing. Pray for the hope of eternal life to be a constant comfort to John and the Groenewoud Family in this sad time of loss.

We praise the Lord for the 55th wedding anniversary that Tim and Shirley Brown will celebrate on Thursday. Pray for God to fill their special day with joy as they celebrate their love for one another. Pray for God to bless Tim and Shirley with many more good years to come.

Please pray for Cindy Haveman as she continues a time of recovery and physical therapy at The Inn at Freedom Village after she fell a week ago and suffered a broken pelvis. Pray for God’s healing grace to be upon Cindy so that she can make a full recovery.

Please pray for God’s blessing to be upon all of our students at Noordeloos Church as they prepare to go back to school. Pray for a smooth transition to their new classrooms, with new teachers, and as they make new friends. Pray for God’s blessing to be with all of the teachers they pour themselves into their classrooms and as they invest in our children’s lives.

Please pray for the Campus Ministries at GVSU and WMU as they prepare to begin a new year of ministry. Pray for God to be Rev. Scott Stark as he works with the campus ministry at GVSU and with Jordan Palladino as he takes over for Rev. Ron DeYoung as Campus Pastor with International Student Fellowship (Bronco Campus Ministry) at WMU. Pray for the love of Christ to be seen through the ministry that will take place on these campuses this year.

Posted by: pastormatt227 | August 30, 2017

Prayer updates for Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Please keep these prayer requests in mind as you come before God in prayer today:

Update:  Please pray for Justin Vander Wal as he recovers from the surgery he had on Wednesday to fix the facial bones that were broken in the motorcycle accident.   We praise God for the news that the surgery went well and that Justin may be able to return home as early as today. We also give thanks that Justin is making good progress and pray for God to be with him so that he can make a speedy and complete recovery.

We express our Christian Sympathies to Del and Lorraine Mokma in the passing of Lorraine’s brother, Gene Sal, who went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday after a 2 1/2 year battle with ALS. Pray for God’s loving presence to surround the Sal and Mokma families and for the promises of Christ and the love of the Christian community to be an encouragement to them in this sad time of loss.

Please continue to pray for John Groenewoud and his family as they adjust to a new way of life since Betty’s passing. Pray for the hope of eternal life to be a constant comfort to John and the Groenewoud Family in this sad time of loss.

We praise the Lord for the 55th wedding anniversary that Tim and Shirley Brown will celebrate on Thursday. Pray for God to fill their special day with joy as they celebrate their love for one another. Pray for God to bless Tim and Shirley with many more good years to come.

Please pray for Cindy Haveman as she continues a time of recovery and physical therapy at The Inn at Freedom Village after she fell a week ago and suffered a broken pelvis. Pray for God’s healing grace to be upon Cindy so that she can make a full recovery.

Please pray for God’s blessing to be upon all of our students at Noordeloos Church as they prepare to go back to school. Pray for a smooth transition to their new classrooms, with new teachers, and as they make new friends. Pray for God’s blessing to be with all of the teachers they pour themselves into their classrooms and as they invest in our children’s lives.

Please pray for the Campus Ministries at GVSU and WMU as they prepare to begin a new year of ministry. Pray for God to be Rev. Scott Stark as he works with the campus ministry at GVSU and with Jordan Palladino as he takes over for Rev. Ron DeYoung as Campus Pastor with International Student Fellowship (Bronco Campus Ministry) at WMU. Pray for the love of Christ to be seen through the ministry that will take place on these campuses this year.

Posted by: pastormatt227 | August 28, 2017

Prayer updates for Monday, August 28, 2017

Please keep these prayer requests in mind as you come before God in prayer today:

Update: Please pray for Justin Vander Wal as he was admitted to Metro Hospital on Friday to be treated for head injuries he sustained in a motorcycle accident. We praise God for watching over Justin and for the news that his injuries were not more significant. We also give thanks that Justin is making good progress and that he should be able to make a full recovery. Pray for God to be with Justin and the Vander Wal family as they meet with doctors to determine if there will be a need for surgery to fix the broken bones on the front and back of his head.

We express our Christian Sympathies to Del and Lorraine Mokma in the passing of Lorraine’s brother, Gene Sal, who went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday after a 2 1/2 year battle with ALS. Pray for God’s loving presence to surround the Sal and Mokma families and for the promises of Christ and the love of the Christian community to be an encouragement to them in this sad time of loss. Visitation will be held from 4-6pm tonight at North Street CRC. A funeral service will be held at 1pm on Tuesday, August 29, at the same location.

Please continue to pray for John Groenewoud and his family as they adjust to a new way of life since Betty’s passing. Pray for the hope of eternal life to be a constant comfort to John and the Groenewoud Family in this sad time of loss.

We praise the Lord for the 55th wedding anniversary that Tim and Shirley Brown will celebrate on Thursday. Pray for God to fill their special day with joy as they celebrate their love for one another. Pray for God to bless Tim and Shirley with many more good years to come.

Please pray for Cindy Haveman as she continues a time of recovery and physical therapy at The Inn at Freedom Village after she fell a week ago and suffered a broken pelvis. Pray for God’s healing grace to be upon Cindy so that she can make a full recovery.

Please pray for God’s blessing to be upon all of our Students at Noordeloos Church as they prepare to go back to school. Pray for a smooth transition to their new classrooms, with new teachers, and as they make new friends. Pray for God’s blessing to be with all of the Teachers they pour themselves into their classrooms and as they invest in our children’s lives.

Please pray for the Campus Ministries at GVSU and WMU as they prepare to begin a new year of ministry. Pray for God to be Rev. Scott Stark as he works with the campus ministry at GVSU and with Jordan Palladino as he takes over for Rev. Ron DeYoung as Campus Pastor with International Student Fellowship (Bronco Campus Ministry) at WMU. Pray for the love of Christ to be seen through the ministry that will take place on these campuses this year.

Please pray for the Deacons as they meet tonight. Pray for God encourage them in their calling as they faithfully manage the church’s resources and seek to meet benevolent needs in the congregation and community.

Posted by: pastormatt227 | August 25, 2017

Prayer updates for Friday, August 25, 2017

Please keep these prayer requests in mind as you come before God in prayer today:

Update:  We express our Christian Sympathies to Del and Lorraine Mokma in the passing of Lorraine’s brother, Gene Sal, who went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday after a 2 1/2 year battle with ALS.  Pray for God’s loving presence to surround the Sal and Mokma families in this difficult time of loss.  Pray also for the Lord to comfort Gene’s family through the loving support of family and the Christian community.  Visitation will be held from 4-6 pm on Monday, August 28, at North St CRC in Zeeland.  The funeral service will be at 1 pm on Tuesday, August 29, at the same location.

We express our Christian Sympathies to John Groenewoud in the passing of his wife, Betty Groenewoud, who went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 17. Pray for the hope of eternal life to be a comfort to John and the Groenewoud Family in this sad time of loss.

We praise the Lord for the 50th wedding anniversary that John and Judie Vander Roest celebrate today. We give thanks for the many years of marriage that John and Judie have enjoyed as they celebrate this milestone anniversary.  Pray for God to bless John and Judie with many more good years to come.

We praise the Lord for the wedding of Billy and Sara Zeinstra, as they joined their lives in marriage this past weekend. Pray for God to bless Billy and Sara as they begin their life together as husband and wife.

We praise the Lord for birthday that Lillian Arendsen celebrates on Saturday. We give thanks to God for the many years he has blessed Lillian with and we pray for her birthday to be a filled with the joy of the Lord and the love of family and friends.

 

Please pray for Cindy Haveman as she remains at The Inn at Freedom Village for a time of recovery and physical therapy after taking fall last week and suffering a broken pelvis. Pray for God’s healing grace to be upon Cindy so that she can make a full recovery.

 

Posted by: pastormatt227 | August 24, 2017

Prayer updates for Thursday, August 24, 2017

Please keep these prayer requests in mind as you come before God in prayer today:

Update:  We express our Christian Sympathies to Del and Lorraine Mokma in the passing of Lorraine’s brother, Gene Sal, who went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday after a 2 1/2 year battle with ALS.  Pray for God’s loving presence to surround the Sal and Mokma families in this difficult time of loss.  Pray also for the Lord to comfort Gene’s family through the loving support of family and the Christian community as they prepare for a funeral service (date and time are yet to be determined).

We express our Christian Sympathies to John Groenewoud in the passing of his wife, Betty Groenewoud, who went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 17. Pray for the hope of eternal life to be a comfort to John and the Groenewoud Family in this sad time of loss.

We praise the Lord for the 50th wedding anniversary that John and Judie Vander Roest will celebrate on Friday. We give thanks for the many years of marriage that John and Judie have enjoyed as they celebrate this milestone anniversary.  Pray for God to bless John and Judie with many more good years to come.

We praise the Lord for the wedding of Billy and Sara Zeinstra, as they joined their lives in marriage this past weekend. Pray for God to bless Billy and Sara as they begin their life together as husband and wife.

We praise the Lord for birthday that Lillian Arendsen celebrates on Saturday. We give thanks to God for the many years he has blessed Lillian with and we pray for her birthday to be a filled with the joy of the Lord and the love of family and friends.

We praise the Lord the birthday that Arlene Kortman celebrates on Thursday. Pray for God to bless Arlene with many expressions of love from family and friends on her special day. We also praise the Lord for the successful eye surgery that Arlene endured last week and for the news that it brought a noticeable improvement to her eyesight. Pray for God’s healing grace to be on Arlene so that she can make a speedy recovery.

We praise the Lord for the news that Cal Weener came home from the hospital on Saturday after being admitted last week with vertigo-like symptoms. We praise the Lord for the news that all of the tests have come back clear and the doctors have ruled out any major concerns. Pray for God to grant healing to Cal so that he can regain his strength and make a full recovery.

Please pray for Cindy Haveman as she remains at The Inn at Freedom Village for a time of recovery and physical therapy after taking fall last week and suffering a broken pelvis. Pray for God’s healing grace to be upon Cindy so that she can make a full recovery.

Please pray for Ward Van Dyke as his health has continued to decline and as he was moved to Providence Nursing Home where he can receive the ongoing care he needs. Pray for God to be with Ward as he adjusts to his new surroundings and for the Lord to give Ward the grace and strength he needs each day.

Posted by: pastormatt227 | August 23, 2017

Prayer updates for Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Please keep these prayer requests in mind as you come before God in prayer today:

We express our Christian Sympathies to John Groenewoud in the passing of his wife, Betty Groenewoud, who went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 17. Pray for the hope of eternal life to be a comfort to John and the Groenewoud Family in this sad time of loss.

We praise the Lord for the 50th wedding anniversary that John and Judie Vander Roest will celebrate on Friday. We give thanks for the many years of marriage that John and Judie have enjoyed as they celebrate this milestone anniversary.  Pray for God to bless John and Judie with many more good years to come.

We praise the Lord for the wedding of Billy and Sara Zeinstra, as they joined their lives in marriage this past weekend. Pray for God to bless Billy and Sara as they begin their life together as husband and wife.

We praise the Lord for birthday that Lillian Arendsen celebrates on Saturday. We give thanks to God for the many years he has blessed Lillian with and we pray for her birthday to be a filled with the joy of the Lord and the love of family and friends.

We praise the Lord the birthday that Arlene Kortman celebrates on Thursday. Pray for God to bless Arlene with many expressions of love from family and friends on her special day. We also praise the Lord for the successful eye surgery that Arlene endured last week and for the news that it brought a noticeable improvement to her eyesight. Pray for God’s healing grace to be on Arlene so that she can make a speedy recovery.

We praise the Lord for the news that Cal Weener came home from the hospital on Saturday after being admitted last week with vertigo-like symptoms. We praise the Lord for the news that all of the tests have come back clear and the doctors have ruled out any major concerns. Pray for God to grant healing to Cal so that he can regain his strength and make a full recovery.

Please pray for Cindy Haveman as she remains at The Inn at Freedom Village for a time of recovery and physical therapy after taking fall last week and suffering a broken pelvis. Pray for God’s healing grace to be upon Cindy so that she can make a full recovery.

Please pray for Ward Van Dyke as his health has continued to decline and as he was moved to Providence Nursing Home where he can receive the ongoing care he needs. Pray for God to be with Ward as he adjusts to his new surroundings and for the Lord to give Ward the grace and strength he needs each day.

Posted by: pastormatt227 | August 21, 2017

Prayer updates for Monday, August 21, 2017

Please keep these prayer requests in mind as you come before God in prayer today:

Update: We express our Christian Sympathies to John Groenewoud in the passing of his wife, Betty Groenewoud, who went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 17. Pray for the hope of eternal life to be a comfort to John and the Groenewoud Family in this sad time of loss. The funeral service will be held at 11AM today at Noordeloos CRC.

We praise the Lord for the 50th wedding anniversary that John and Judie Vander Roest will celebrate on Friday. We give thanks for the many years of marriage that John and Judie have enjoyed as they celebrate this milestone anniversary.  Pray for God to bless John and Judie with many more good years to come.

We praise the Lord for the wedding of Billy and Sara Zeinstra, as they joined their lives in marriage this past weekend. Pray for God to bless Billy and Sara as they begin their life together as husband and wife.

We praise the Lord for birthday that Lillian Arendsen celebrates on Saturday. We give thanks to God for the many years he has blessed Lillian with and we pray for her birthday to be a filled with the joy of the Lord and the love of family and friends.

We praise the Lord the birthday that Arlene Kortman celebrates on Thursday. Pray for God to bless Arlene with many expressions of love from family and friends on her special day. We also praise the Lord for the successful eye surgery that Arlene endured last week and for the news that it brought a noticeable improvement to her eyesight. Pray for God’s healing grace to be on Arlene so that she can make a speedy recovery.

We praise the Lord for the news that Cal Weener came home from the hospital on Saturday after being admitted last week with vertigo-like symptoms. We praise the Lord for the news that all of the tests have come back clear and the doctors have ruled out any major concerns. Pray for God to grant healing to Cal so that he can regain his strength and make a full recovery.

Please pray for Cindy Haveman as she was in the hospital this week being treated for a broken pelvis and as she transferred on Thursday to The Inn at Freedom Village for a time of recovery and physical therapy. Pray for God’s healing grace to be upon Cindy so that she can make a full recovery.

Please pray for Ward Van Dyke as his health has continued to decline and as he was moved to Providence Nursing Home where he can receive the ongoing care he needs. Pray for God to be with Ward as he adjusts to his new surroundings and for the Lord to give Ward the grace and strength he needs each day.

Please pray for the Council Meeting that will take place tonight. Pray for the unity of the Spirit and the love of Christ to guide our Pastor, Elders, and Deacons in all of their discussions and decisions. Pray also for God to be glorified in the life and ministries of Noordeloos Church.

Posted by: pastormatt227 | August 18, 2017

Prayer updates for Friday, August 18, 2017

Please keep these prayer requests in mind as you come before God in prayer today:

Update: We express our Christian Sympathies to John Groenewoud in the passing of his wife, Betty Groenewoud, who went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 17 after a 6-month battle with leukemia. Pray for the hope of eternal life to comfort to John and the Groenewoud Family in this sad time of loss and for God to grant them grace and strength as they prepare for a funeral service.

Update: Please pray for Cindy Haveman as she was in the hospital this week being treated for a broken pelvis and as she transferred on Thursday to The Inn at Freedom Village for a time of recovery and physical therapy. Pray for God’s healing grace to be upon Cindy so that she can make a full recovery.

Update: Please pray for Cal Weener as he was admitted to Holland Hospital on Wednesday night with vertigo-like symptoms. We praise the Lord for the news that all of the tests have come back clear and the doctors have ruled out any major concerns. We also praise the Lord that Cal is feeling much better today. Pray for God to grant healing to Cal so that he can return home soon.

Update: Please pray for Ward Van Dyke as he was in the hospital earlier this week being treated for what the doctors believe was a mini-stroke.  We praise the Lord that Ward is doing well and was released from the hospital, but because of his declining health he has now moved to Providence Nursing Home where he can receive the ongoing care he needs. Pray for God to be with Ward as he adjusts to his new surroundings and for the Lord to give Ward the grace and strength he needs each day.

 We praise the Lord for successful eye surgery that Arlene Kortman endured on Tuesday and for the noticeable improvement it gave to her eyesight. Pray for Arlene’s vision to continue to improve as she heals and recovers from the surgery. Pray for God to be with Arlene so that she can make a speedy recovery.

We praise the Lord for the wedding of Chan and Grace Kim as they joined their lives in marriage on Friday, August 11. We give thanks to God for Chan and Grace and we pray for the Lord to bless them as they begin their life together as husband and wife.

Please pray for Gene Sal, Lorraine Mokma’s brother, as he has been placed under the care of Hospice. Gene was diagnosed with ALS a little over two years ago and the symptoms of the disease have progressed rapidly. Pray that Gene, his wife Joey, and their family will be able to fix their eyes on Jesus, who is able to give them an assurance and hope that cannot ever be taken away. Pray for the love of Christ to surround the Sal and Mokma families in this time of need.

Please pray for Brennon and Preston Fennema, the foster children of Brian and Michelle Schrotenboer, as they made the transition to a new home with their forever family this weekend. Pray for God to be with the boys as they begin a new life with loving parents and a stable home. Pray also for God to be with the Schrotenboer family as they rejoice in God’s provision of a forever home for Brennan and Preston, but also as they feel the sadness of saying goodbye.

Please continue pray for Eric Walcott as he recovers from the shattered ankle he suffered in a roofing accident two weeks ago. Please pray for God’s healing grace to be on Eric and pray that he remains free from infection so that his recovery can go quickly and smoothly. May God give Eric & Sheri patience through the lengthy healing process.

Please pray for Steve Meeuwsen as he begins his new role as Youth and Young Adult Ministry Coordinator at Noordeloos Church.   We pray for God’s guidance as Steve transitions into this role. Pray also for God’s blessing on the Noordeloos youth ministries as we seek to encourage our young people to grow in faith, love, and service to Jesus Christ.

Posted by: pastormatt227 | August 16, 2017

Prayer updates for Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Please keep these prayer requests in mind as you come before God in prayer today:

Update: Please pray for Betty Groenewoud as her leukemia has rapidly progressed since being admitted to the hospital on Sunday. Betty is now being placed under the care of Hospice and it appears that the Lord is preparing to welcome her into eternal glory. Pray for the loving promises and presence of Jesus to be a comfort and strength to John, Betty, and their family in this difficult time of need.

Update: We praise the Lord for successful eye surgery that Arlene Kortman endured on Tuesday and for the noticeable improvement it gave to her eyesight. Pray for Arlene’s vision to continue to improve as she heals and recovers from the surgery. Pray for God to be with Arlene so that she can make a speedy recovery.

We praise the Lord for the wedding of Chan and Grace Kim as they joined their lives in marriage on Friday, August 11. We give thanks to God for Chan and Grace and we pray for the Lord to bless them as they begin their life together as husband and wife.

Please pray for Gene Sal, Lorraine Mokma’s brother, as he has been placed under the care of Hospice. Gene was diagnosed with ALS a little over two years ago and the symptoms of the disease have progressed rapidly. Pray that Gene, his wife Joey, and their family will be able to fix their eyes on Jesus, who is able to give them an assurance and hope that cannot ever be taken away. Pray for the love of Christ to surround the Sal and Mokma families in this time of need.

Please pray for Brennon and Preston Fennema, the foster children of Brian and Michelle Schrotenboer, as they made the transition to a new home with their forever family this weekend. Pray for God to be with the boys as they begin a new life with loving parents and a stable home. Pray also for God to be with the Schrotenboer family as they rejoice in God’s provision of a forever home for Brennan and Preston, but also as they feel the sadness of saying goodbye.

Please continue pray for Eric Walcott as he recovers from the shattered ankle he suffered in a roofing accident two weeks ago. Please pray for God’s healing grace to be on Eric and pray that he remains free from infection so that his recovery can go quickly and smoothly. May God give Eric & Sheri patience through the lengthy healing process.

Please pray for Steve Meeuwsen as he begins his new role as Youth and Young Adult Ministry Coordinator at Noordeloos Church.   We pray for God’s guidance as Steve transitions into this role. Pray also for God’s blessing on the Noordeloos youth ministries as we seek to encourage our young people to grow in faith, love, and service to Jesus Christ.

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