Posted by: pastormatt227 | May 23, 2018

Prayer updates for Wednesday, May 23, 2018

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

Update:  Please pray for Mckayla Steenwyk as she is in Brazil this week on a medical mission trip with Hope College.  McKayla’s group is traveling down the Amazon River and providing medical care to several villages along the river, as well as sharing the the message of Christ.  Pray for God to be with the Hope missions team, to grant them safety and good health, and for the Lord to bless their work this week.

Please pray for God to be with all of our Students, from pre-school through college, who have completed or who will be completing the school year in the coming weeks.  Pray for God to grant them the energy and concentration they need to finish out the year well.

Please pray for Ade Molendyk as he continues chemotherapy treatment for his leukemia.  Pray for the Lord to grant Ade the strength he needs each day, both physically and spiritually.  Pray also for God’s presence to be a strength for the Molendyk family in this time of need.

Please pray for Ruth Knap as she remains at Resthaven for a time of recovery after being admitted to the hospital with a severe infection.  Pray for God to grant daily strength to Ruth as she continues to recover so that she might be able to return home soon.  Pray for God’s loving presence to be with Ruth, Ken, and the Knap family in this time of need.

Please pray for Fred and Ruth Beach as they are in Columbia this week as part of their work with Reachout Ministries.  Pray for the Lord to bless interactions Fred and Ruth will have with several Reachout Ministries sponsors in Columbia as well as the families in their sponsorship program.  Pray for God to be at work through the ministry of Reachout so that their children may receive the help they need for an education, but also that their families may come to know the amazing love and grace of Christ!

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Posted by: pastormatt227 | May 21, 2018

Prayer updates for Monday, May 21, 2018

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

Please pray for God to be with all of our Students, from pre-school through college, who have completed or who will be completing the school year in the coming weeks.  Pray for God to grant them the energy and concentration they need to finish out the year well.

Please pray for Ade Molendyk as he continues chemotherapy treatment for his leukemia.  Pray for the Lord to grant Ade the strength he needs each day, both physically and spiritually.  Pray also for God’s presence to be a strength for the Molendyk family in this time of need.

Please pray for Ruth Knap as she remains at Resthaven for a time of recovery after being admitted to the hospital with a severe infection.  Pray for God to grant daily strength to Ruth as she continues to recover so that she might be able to return home soon.  Pray for God’s loving presence to be with Ruth, Ken, and the Knap family in this time of need.

Please pray for Fred and Ruth Beach as they are in Columbia this week as part of their work with Reachout Ministries.  Pray for the Lord to bless interactions Fred and Ruth will have with several Reachout Ministries sponsors in Columbia as well as the families in their sponsorship program.  Pray for God to be at work through the ministry of Reachout so that their children may receive the help they need for an education, but also that their families may come to know the amazing love and grace of Christ!

Posted by: pastormatt227 | May 16, 2018

Prayer updates for Wednesday, May 16, 2018

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

We praise the Lord for the birthday that Agnes Vanden Bosch celebrated on Monday and the birthday that Fred Zeeff celebrates today.  We give thanks for God’s faithfulness to both Agnes and Fred throughout their lives.  We pray for God’s blessing to be with Agnes and Fred as they celebrate their birthdays this week.

We praise the Lord for the news that Matt Wissink, Rick and Sally’s son, was released from the hospital last Wednesday. Pray for God’s healing grace to be with Matt as the doctors discovered that some of his symptoms were being caused by kidney stones.  Pray God to be with Matt and the treatment to be effective in dissolving the kidney stones.

Please pray for Ruth Knap as she remains at Resthaven for a time of recovery after being admitted to the hospital with a severe infection.  Pray for God to grant daily strength to Ruth as she continues to recover so that she might be able to return home soon.  Pray for God’s loving presence to be with Ruth, Ken, and the Knap family in this time of need.

Please pray for Fred and Ruth Beach as they left on Tuesday for Columbia as part of their work with Reachout Ministries. Pray for the Lord to bless the interactions Fred and Ruth will have with several Reachout Ministries sponsors in Columbia as well as the families in their sponsorship program.  Pray for God to be at work through the ministry of Reachout so that their children may receive the help they need for an education, but also that their families may come to know the amazing love and grace of Christ!

Please pray Steve and Kim Holtrop, our supported missionaries in Nicaragua, as the country continues to face unrest.  More violence broke out last week.  We praise God for the news that the Holtrops have been sheltered from much of the unrest and have not felt their personal safety was in danger in any way. Pray for God to bring peace and reconciliation through dialogues between the Catholic Church and government leaders that took place on Monday.  We praise God that the Catholic Church has stepped in to try to mediate the conflict.  Steve requests that we pray for the hearts of the people in the dialogue to be open to see the truth, and to seek forgiveness.

Posted by: pastormatt227 | May 14, 2018

Prayer updates for Monday, May 14, 2018

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

Update: Please pray Steve and Kim Holtrop, supported missionaries in Nicaragua, as the country continues to face unrest.  More violence broke out last week.  We praise God for the news that the Holtrops have been sheltered from much of the unrest and have not felt their personal safety was in danger in any way. Pray for God to bring peace and reconciliation through dialogues between the Catholic Church and government leaders which will be taking place today.  We praise God that the Catholic Church has stepped in to try to mediate the conflict.  Steve requests that we pray for the hearts of the people in the dialogue to be open to see the truth, and to seek forgiveness.

We praise the Lord for the birthday that Agnes Vanden Bosch celebrates on Monday and the birthday that Fred Zeeff will celebrate on Wednesday.  We give thanks for God’s faithfulness to both Agnes and Fred throughout their lives.  We pray for God’s blessing to be with Agnes and Fred as they celebrate their birthdays this week.

We praise the Lord for the news that Matt Wissink, Rick and Sally’s son, was released from the hospital last Wednesday. Pray for God’s healing grace to be with Matt as the doctors discovered that some of his symptoms were being caused by kidney stones.  Pray God to be with Matt and the treatment to be effective in dissolving the kidney stones.

Please pray for Ruth Knap as she was transferred to Resthaven last Tuesday for a time of recovery after being admitted to the hospital with a severe infection.  Pray for God to grant daily strength to Ruth as she continues to recover so that she might be able to return home soon.  Pray for God’s loving presence to be with Ken and the Knap family in this time of need.

Please pray for Fred and Ruth Beach as they leave on Tuesday for Columbia as part of their work with Reachout Ministries. Pray for the Lord to bless the interactions Fred and Ruth will have with several Reachout Ministries sponsors in Columbia as well as the families in their sponsorship program.  Pray for God to be at work through the ministry of Reachout so that their children may receive the help they need for an education, but also that their families may come to know the amazing love and grace of Christ!

 

Posted by: pastormatt227 | May 9, 2018

Prayer updates for Wednesday, May 9, 2018

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

Update: Please pray for Matt Wissink, son of Rick and Sally Wissink, as he was admitted to the hospital to be treated for a recurring fever and sickness.  The doctors believe that the sickness has to do with his spleen, but are doing further tests to determine the exact cause of the sickness.  Pray for quick answers and for God’s healing touch to be upon Matt so that he can make a full recovery.

Please pray for Wayne Breuker as he fell on Saturday and sustained some injuries to his face, shoulder, and fingers.  Wayne has also been dealing with continued pain in his knee since the knee surgery he endured seven weeks ago.   Pray for God’s healing grace to be with Wayne so that he can make a full recovery.

Please pray for Ruth Knap as she was admitted to Zeeland Hospital last Friday, where she is being treated for an infection.  Pray for God’s loving presence to be with Ruth and for the antibiotics to be effective so that her body can fight off the infection and she can make a full recovery.  Pray for the Lord to grant strength and faith to both Ken and Ruth in this time of need.

We praise the Lord for the birthday that Bob Heyboer celebrates on Wednesday.  We give thanks for the many years God has given to Bob and we pray for the Lord to bless with many expressions of love from family and friends on his special day.

We praise the Lord for the news that Tim and Ginny Spahr share that their adoption is now complete and that they arrived home with Kalkidan on Saturday, May 5!  Pray for God to surround the Spahr family in this exciting time.  Pray also for God to be with Kalkidan as she gets to know her forever family and adjusts to her new surroundings.

We praise the Lord for the successful back surgery that Joe Nordyke endured on Tuesday.  The surgery went well but was much more extensive than what they anticipated.  Pray for God’s healing grace to be with Joe in his time of recovery as he is in a significant amount of pain and discomfort.  Pray for the Lord to grant Joe daily patience and strength he needs each day in this time of healing and rest.

 

Posted by: pastormatt227 | May 7, 2018

Prayer updates for Monday, May 7, 2018

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

Update: Please pray for Wayne Breuker as he fell on Saturday and sustained some injuries to his face, shoulder, and fingers.  Wayne has also been dealing with continued pain in his knee since the knee surgery he endured seven weeks ago.  Pray for God to be with Wayne as he sees his doctors this week to examine the injuries he received after his fall as well as the ongoing problem with his knee.  Pray for God’s healing grace to be with Wayne so that he can make a full recovery.

Update: Please pray for Ruth Knap as she was admitted to Zeeland Hospital on Friday, where she is being treated for an infection.  Pray for God’s loving presence to be with Ruth and for the antibiotics to be effective so that her body can fight off the infection and she can make a full recovery.  Pray for the Lord to grant strength and faith to both Ken and Ruth in this time of need.

We praise the Lord for the birthday that Bob Heyboer celebrates on Wednesday.  We give thanks for the many years God has given to Bob and we pray for the Lord to bless with many expressions of love from family and friends on his special day.

We praise the Lord for the news that Tim and Ginny Spahr share that their adoption is now complete and that they arrived home with Kalkidan on Saturday, May 5!  Pray for God to surround the Spahr family in this exciting time.  Pray also for God to be with Kalkidan as she gets to know her forever family and adjusts to her new surroundings.

We praise the Lord for the successful back surgery that Joe Nordyke endured on Tuesday.  The surgery went well but was much more extensive than what they anticipated.  Pray for God’s healing grace to be with Joe in his time of recovery as he is in a significant amount of pain and discomfort.  Pray for the Lord to grant Joe daily patience and strength he needs each day in this time of healing and rest.

Please pray for the Elders as they meet tonight.  Pray for God to guide our Pastor and Elders as they seek to provide spiritual leadership to the church.  Pray especially for the Lord to be with the Elders as they anticipate hearing the profession of faith of one of our students at tonight’s meeting.

 

Posted by: pastormatt227 | May 2, 2018

Prayer updates for Wednesday, May 2, 2018

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

Update:  We praise the Lord for the successful back surgery that Joe Nordyke endured  on Tuesday.  The surgery went well but was much more extensive than what they anticipated.  Pray for God’s healing grace to be with Joe in his time of recovery as he is in a significant amount of pain and discomfort.  Pray for the Lord to grant Joe daily patience and strength he needs each day in this time of healing and rest.

We praise the Lord for the news that Tim and Ginny Spahr are in Ethiopia this week to finalize the adoption of their daughter, Kalkidan.  Pray for God to grant them good health and safe traveling mercies.  Pray also for God to be with the Spahr family in this exciting time and for a smooth transition for Kalkidan as she comes home to her forever family.

Please pray for Larry De Groot as he continues to recover from his back surgery.  Pray for God’s healing grace to be with Larry and for the pain to subside quickly so that he can make a full recovery.

Please remember to keep our Farmers in prayer as they prepare for another growing season.  Pray for God to grant them safety as they as they go about their work and for the Lord to bless us with healthy and abundant crops this year.

Please pray for the members at Noordeloos Church who are Homebound or who reside in Nursing Homes as they desire to participate in the fellowship of the church but are limited by mobility and health concerns.  Pray for God to provide them with good health and regular visits from family and friends.

 

Posted by: pastormatt227 | April 30, 2018

Prayer updates for Monday, April 30, 2018

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

We praise the Lord for the news that Tim and Ginny Spahr left for Ethiopia on Friday to finalize the adoption of their daughter, Kalkidan.  Pray for God to grant them good health and safe traveling mercies as they will be in Ethiopia for a little over a week.  Pray for God to be with the Spahr family in this exciting time and pray for a smooth transition for Kalkidan as she comes home to her forever family.

Please pray for Joe Nordyke as he endures back surgery on Tuesday.  Joe has been dealing with a lot of pain and discomfort over the past several months.  Pray for God’s peace to be with Joe and for the surgery to be successful in correcting the problem with Joe’s back.  Pray also for God’s healing grace to be upon Joe during his time of recovery after the surgery.

Please pray for Larry De Groot as he continues to recover from his back surgery.  Pray for God’s healing grace to be with Larry and for the pain to subside quickly so that he can make a full recovery.

Please remember to keep our Farmers in prayer as they prepare for another growing season.  Pray for God to grant them safety as they as they go about their work and for the Lord to bless us with healthy and abundant crops this year.

Please pray for the members at Noordeloos Church who are Homebound or who reside in Nursing Homes as they desire to participate in the fellowship of the church but are limited by mobility and health concerns.  Pray for God to provide them with good health and regular visits from family and friends.

Please pray for the Deacons meeting that will take place tonight.  Pray for God to guide the deacons, especially as they work to prepare the budget proposal for next fiscal year.  Pray for God to be with our deacons as they serve the church out of love for Christ.

Posted by: pastormatt227 | April 27, 2018

Prayer updates for Friday, April 27, 2018

Update:  Please pray for Tim and Ginny Spahr as they leave today for Ethiopia to finalize the adoption of their daughter, Kalkidan. Pray for God to grant them good health and safe traveling mercies as they will be in Ethiopia for a little over a week. Pray for God to be with the Spahr family in this exciting time and pray for a smooth transition for Kalkidan as she comes home to her forever family.

Please pray for Steve and Kim Holtrop and their children, our supported missionaries in Nicaragua, as the country is in the midst of a time of unrest.  The Holtrops are thankful for the prayers and reported on Wednesday that the situation seems to be relatively calm again.  Please continue to pray for the Nicaraguan families who are mourning the loss of loved ones who died during the protests.  Pray also for God to bring peace to the conflicts in Nicaragua and guide the country in finding peaceful resolutions.

We praise the Lord for wedding of Curt and Emilee Morren as they joined their lives in marriage on Friday, April 20. Pray for the Lord to bless Curt and Emilee as they begin their life together as husband and wife.

Please pray for God to guide and protect our Military Personnel as they serve our country and give of themselves to protect our freedom. Pray especially for God to be with the members of our congregation who are serving our country.  Please pray for Lee Nagelkerk as serves with the U.S. Marines and is currently on deployment in Japan, for Josh Scholtens as he serves with the U.S. Navy, for Ben Vander Wal as he is in training with the U.S. Navy, and for Meredith Visser as she serves with the U.S. Army Reserve.

Posted by: pastormatt227 | April 26, 2018

Prayer updates for Thursday, April 26, 2018

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

Update:  Please pray for Steve and Kim Holtrop and their children, our supported missionaries in Nicaragua, as the country is in the midst of a time of unrest.  The Holtrops are thankful for the prayers and reported on Wednesday that the situation seems to be relatively calm again.  Pray for their children and the other children who will return to school today.  Please continue to pray for the Nicaraguan families who are mourning the loss of loved ones who died during the protests.  Pray also for God to bring peace to the conflicts in Nicaragua and guide the country in finding peaceful resolutions.

We express our Christian Sympathies to Harv and Lisa Scholtens in the passing of two family members last week.  Lisa’s brother-in-law, Ed Miller, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 17,  after a long battle with brain cancer.  Lisa’s aunt, Joyce Fett, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, April 18.  Please pray for God to surround Harv, Lisa, and their family in this difficult time of loss and for the Lord to comfort them with the hope of eternal life.

We praise the Lord for wedding of Curt and Emilee Morren as they joined their lives in marriage on Friday, April 20. Pray for the Lord to bless Curt and Emilee as they begin their life together as husband and wife.

We praise the Lord for the successful back surgery Larry De Groot endured last week.  Pray for God’s healing grace to be with Larry over the next couple of months as his body continues to heal and recover.  Pray for God to grant him the daily grace and strength he needs to make a full recovery and be pain free.

Please pray for Fred Zeeff as he has been experiencing significant facial pain, which they believe is being caused by a painful nerve condition called trigeminal neuralgia. Pray for God to provide Fred with relief from the pain as Fred and Edna wait for more answers and direction.

Please pray for God to guide and protect our Military Personnel as they serve our country and give of themselves to protect our freedom. Pray especially for God to be with the members of our congregation who are serving our country.  Please pray for Lee Nagelkerk as serves with the U.S. Marines and is currently on deployment in Japan, for Josh Scholtens as he serves with the U.S. Navy, for Ben Vander Wal as he is in training with the U.S. Navy, and for Meredith Visser as she serves with the U.S. Army Reserve.

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