Remember in Your Prayers

In life, we have many different moments and emotions.

We have times of joy, where everything is just going right and getting better by the minute. We also have times when life is sad, when calamities like sickness and hard times set in. No matter what the moment may hold, it is always important to pray. Prayer helps us to become closer to God, to help get the troubles of our lives off of our chest, and to help thank God for letting life go right. As a church, we keep a prayer list so that way people can pray for those who are not well. We ask you to keep the people on this list in your prayers.

As you take the time to pray, please remember in your prayers…

Alexa Dazey, Gary and Sharon Davis, Nancy Tolfo, Glen and Evelyn Johnstone, Greg Kinsley, Shirley Kuhns, Max Lebold,  Kathy Patterson, Kyle McCune, Iva Campana, Tim Henline, Pat Rohrbaugh, Beverly Robbins, Joel Russell, Sarah Haas, Isaac Robertson, Annie Farber, Rachel Schmidt, Chris Turner, John Hunt, Rosemary Schandel, Linda Barrett, Misty Wood, Cassie Parmiter, and the Family of Pastor Clifford Hughes (from Sandy Valley Church of God).

How do we make this list possible?

We make this list possible through the help of our congregation and the community, because everyone needs someone to pray for them. This list is updated thanks to the hard work of our secretary, Mary Drotleff. However, we do ask for the help of the congregation and the community to keep this list as up-to-date as possible. If you notice that a correction needs made to the list, whether a name needs to be added or removed, please contact the church.

Do you have an urgent matter that requires prayer?

If you know of any situation that needs prayer immediately, we have channels to send prayer requests out instantly. If a prayer request needs to go out immediately during our church’s office hours, please contact Mary Drotleff. Any time past these office hours, please contact Jacob Schandel, church technology coordinator and webmaster. He will send out this request as well as pass on the prayer request to Mary to add to the official prayer list. Contact Mary or Jacob.

Receive prayer requests in your e-mail.

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Receive prayer requests over the phone.

Do you or someone you know want to receive prayer requests instantly but do not have access to e-mail? If this is the case, we welcome you to join our church’s prayer chain. The prayer chain is a group of people who call each other to get prayer requests out. Contact the church office to join the chain.

Barney Bear Ministry

Barney bears are small teddy bears available for free pick-up at the church.  If you know someone who is ill or just needs reminded that they are cared about, these bears are available.  If you wish to support this ministry, they can always use help making bears as well as donations of fleece, stuffing, and postage money for mailing bears to those who could use one.  If anyone has questions about this ministry, they can call Dottie Scott at 330.956.5506.

Prayer Shawls

Our prayer shawl ministry makes shawls for people who could use God’s comfort.  Whenever we give a shawl, we have a special blessing for it during our church service (much like you see here in this picture from Pastor Scott’s installation service).  If you know someone who could use a prayer shawl or if anyone has questions about how they can help this ministry, they can call Dottie Scott at 330.956.5506.