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Prayer and Care 

From Pastor Jim Pearl

December 5, 2023

"Prayer, then, is a matter of our participating in the life of Jesus Christ."
Michael Casey


IN OUR PRAYERSPrayers for those needing strength and healing: Darlene Buck – hip surgery; Sharon Myer-hip replacement; Ryan Triantaflos (John and Sue’s son) – currently in intensive care; Larry (cousin of Ingalls)-praying for good biopsy results; Robert Lyon (friend of Lynn Webster)-prayers for good test results; Jake (friend of Lynn Webster)-3rd degree burns; Richard Dunigan-prayers for good test results in January; Penny Kelly (Barb Bashore’s sister in law)-recovering from an aneurysm; Troy Warner (Les Warner’s son-GNK delivery driver) is having problems with his eyes; Kelly M and Bill C (Reese Clark’s children) for salvation; Eric Longoria (Mike Longoria’s brother)-needs kidney transplant; Lucille Kubis (Tammy Rozel mom); Denise Hersey (daughter of Glenna Soltow)-treatment for rare immune disease; Lois Thompson; Jim Butler (father of Christy Smith); Darlene Buck-pain in hip; Winston and Kelly Bank; John Beck; Scott Bebow; Karen (Linda Daniels sister); Sandy Galesk (Dee Dee’s sister) for health issues; Amy Davis for strength, hope and health to continue caring for her father and her own medical issues; Rickardo Longoria (Mike Longoria’s brother) suffering from ALS; Diane Longoria (Mike Longoria’s sister) battling MS; Dena Maxson and family (friend of Deb Badgett); Mandy and Mylee Wakley (daughter/granddaughter of Deb and Roger Badgett); Joann Randolph for ongoing health problems; and Al Bower for health issues. 

Unspoken requests for: Richard and Caroline Dunigan; Vicky Loomis

Members of our congregation and friends struggling with cancer: Steve Saxton (friend of Linda Daniels); Dee Holley (friend of Barb Bashore); Mike VanElls (Steve’s dad); Mary Grennell; Katie Gerling (friend of Tammy and Rex Rozel) – liver cancer; Rod Walling, Megan Koutsoubos (friends of Ingalls); Sandy Flak-Dennis (friend of Judy Korte) – leukemia; Pat Rieves; Larry Kelley (brother of Janice Kelley) – cancer now in lower back; Bo Wallace (Kellie Thelen’s nephew-in-law); Catherine Hicks (sister of Cynthia Laich), diagnosed with breast cancer; Don Loomis (friend of Allen and Shirley Bebow); Nomi (friend of Allen and Shirley Bebow); Bruce Bishop; Kelly King, (friend of Shirley Bebow’s daughter); Shari McCallister; and Emily Haubert (2nd round cancer treatment and surgery).

Prayers for our Shut-ins: Dot McAlvey (Hazel Findlay, Rm N-23, 1101 S. Scott Rd., St. Johns, MI 48879); Margaret Moore (3914 County Farm Rd., St. Johns, MI  48879);Ron Rieves (Hazel Findlay, Rm. N-29, 1101 S. Scott Rd., St. Johns, MI 48879 Dora Sakalas (Hazel Findlay, 1101 S. Scott Rd., St. Johns, MI  48879); Theresa Oswald (1100 Sunview Dr., Apt. 304, St. Johns, MI  48879); Bonnie Vance (1100 Sunview Dr., Apt. 308, St. Johns, MI  48879); and Carol Collins (Burcham Hills, Room 405, East Lansing, MI  48823).  Please consider sending a card to our shut-ins.

Please pray for the Malewska family as Ralph, brother of Dale, passed away on November 28. 


*Please notify the church office if you would like a name added to our special prayer list or if you are in need of pastoral care.

**If you have added someone to the prayer list, please update the church office of any status updates or if you would like them removed.

***If you or a loved one is in need of pastoral care or would like a visit, please call the church office at 989-224-6796 to schedule a visit.  If you cannot reach the church office, contact Pastor Jim Pearl at 269-275-4016.