Prayer Requests

Stay joined to me, and I will stay joined to you. Just as a branch cannot produce fruit unless it stays joined to the vine, you cannot produce fruit unless you stay joined to me.  (John 15:4)

September 17, 2020

Prayers of sympathy for the family of Dennis Creasy, father of Sharon Eckleberry, who died September 16.

September 14, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for Jim Heidinger, Sharon Stanley’s brother (medical tests); and Dennis, father of a friend of Beth Tickner (has COVID and is on a ventilator).

September 13, 2020

Prayers for safe travel for Brandon Schneider, friend of Keith and Cheryl Cox, as he returns to Florida.  Prayers for Carol Fearn as she is now residing at Cisne Rehabilitation & Health Center, 107 N. Watkins St., P. O. Box 370, Cisne, IL 62823.   Prayers of sympathy for the family of Walter Keyser (Steve Lee’s step-father) who died September 11.

September 9, 2020

Prayers of joy for Lucas Ian Jeffries, son of Pastors Nathan and Amy Jeffries, born September 8!

September 6, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for Dee Monge (tested positive for COVID-19 and is in isolation at home in Austin).  Linda tested negative; and Dale Matthews in El Paso, TX, son of L. D. Matthews (cancer).  

August 30, 2020

Prayers for Joe Harrison’s brother, Bill Harrison (cancer).

August 27, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for Pastor Amy Jeffries (preeclampsia).

August 23, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for Berta Onstott (breast cancer surgery and radiation treatments); and Randy Hayes, Sherrill and Pat Bartley’s granddaughter’s father-in-law (kidney and liver transplants).  Prayers of concern for those in the Newton school district (all remote learning due to COVID); and those affected by wildfires in California.

August 22, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for Terry Werner’s wife, Susan (triple bypass surgery); and Jerry Garrison (quadruple bypass surgery).  Prayers of sympathy for the family of Ruth Theivagt who died August 20.

August 18, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for Lonnie Hodges, Linda’s son (surgery). 

August 16, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for Tina in Fairfield, a friend of Aristia Partiss (very weak with unknown illness).  Prayers of concerns for those affected by powerful storms in Illinois, eastern Iowa, and Indiana.  Prayers of safety for the students, teachers, faculty, and bus drivers as they begin a new school year.

August 13, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for Berta Onstott (surgery).

August 12, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for Mrs. Len (Nancy) Wells (chemo treatments).

August 11, 2020

Prayers of sympathy for the family of Jan Tickner (sister-in-law of Beth Tickner and aunt of Ginny Reynolds and Bill Book) who died August 10 in Conroe, Texas.

August 9, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for one of the Pastors in Newton who has been diagnosed with COVID along with his daughter (they and his wife are now quarantined).  Prayers of concern for those affected by the 5.1 magnitude earthquake in parts of Georgia and North Carolina August 9.  Thanks to Dee & Linda Monge and Tom & Janice Tucker for weeding on our church property.

August 4, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for Ivani Brown (surgery).  Prayers of sympathy for the family of Joe Felix who died August 3.

July 30, 2020

Prayers for Allen and Lesia, friends of Joni Ragle; and Sally Knodell.

July 28, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for Lonnie Hodges, son of Linda Hodges.  

July 22, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for Anne Robinson (therapy at Wabash Christian Therapy in Carmi); and, Dale Matthews, son of L. D. Matthews (cancer).   Prayers of sympathy for the family of Jerry Self, friend of Dan and Aristia Partiss who died July 21.

July 16, 2020

Prayers of sympathy for the family of Rev. Doug Rorex who died July 8 in a diving accident in Florida.  He was our Pastor from 1998-2011.  A Memorial service will be at a later date at the FUMC in Marianna, FL.

July 12, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for Fern Atwood (neck surgery).  65th wedding anniversary congratulations to Jack and Carol Fearn (July 10)!  Rodger and Myra Parrott welcome the July 10th birth of Olivia Ray Parrott, daughter of Greg and Alyssa Parrott!

July 7, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for a disabled friend of Susan Adams in Iowa who was missing, but has been found.

July 5, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for Imogene Kauble (fell at home); and Pastor Amy Jeffries (gestational diabetes test).

June 29, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for Berta Onstott.

June 28, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for Mary Cox, daughter-in-law of Keith and Cheryl Cox (wounds are healing); Pastor Nathan’s grandfather-in-law (dementia); and, Bill Forth, Steve Lee’s uncle (heart attack).  Prayers of sympathy for the family of Theresa Fogle (niece of Tom and Janice Tucker) who died June 23.

June 22, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for the mother of Aristia Partiss.

June 21, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for Ann Dickey (carotid surgery).

June 19, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for a close friend of Beth Tickner who has been hospitalized; and Kirk Wallace.

June 17, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for Jean Chalcraft, friend of Beth Tickner (possible stroke).

June 11, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for Chuck Langley, friend of Beth Tickner (pancreatitis).

June 9, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for Gary Hallam; Willie Wilson’s brother (serious procedures); and Matt Kreiter (receiving treatment in St. Louis).  Prayers of sympathy for the family of Dottie Wilborn who died June 7.

June 4, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for Imo McGill.

June 3, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for Barb Walker (cancer treatments); and Dee Monge (shoulder surgery).

May 30, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for Robert Enright, the husband of a dear friend of Beth Tickner (patient in  a Cape Girardeau hospital with severe anemia).

May 27, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for Emilee, LeeAnn Stanley’s granddaughter (kidney transplant).  Prayers of sympathy for the family of Melvin Wise who died May 26.

May 24, 2020

Prayers of sympathy for the family of Jean Coale (Brett Coale’s mother) who died May 23.

May 16, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for Danny Koontz (chest pains and shortness of breath).

May 11, 2020

Prayers of sympathy for the family of Leland Meeks (father of Carl Ray Meeks) who died May 10.

May 9, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for Julie Barnard’s brother, Mark Neal (infection).

May 7, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for Mary Cox, daughter-in-law of Keith and Cheryl Cox (surgery for infections).  Prayers of sympathy for the family of Donna Sullivan who died May 6.

May 2, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for Bonnie Craig, best friend of Aristia Partiss (hospice care at home).

May 1, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for Chuck Reynolds (severe muscle pain).

April 30, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for Julie Barnard’s brother, Mark Neal (hospitalized and undergoing tests); and Chuck Langley, friend of Beth Tickner (breathing issues, severe cough, and heart condition).  Prayers of sympathy for the family of Carmi resident, Bob Wilson (Judy Wilson’s brother-in-law) who died April 27.

April 21, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for Debbie Foster (surgery for malignant tumor on lung).

April 19, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for Bonnie Craig, friend of Aristia Partiss (diagnosed with cancer and fractured spine).

April 15, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for Pastor Nathan’s grandpa, Stanley Jeffries (hospitalized after a fall).

April 12, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for George Xanders III (heart surgery).  Prayers of sympathy for the family of Doug Dean (family friend of Aristia Partiss) who died recently.

April 6, 2020

Prayers of sympathy for the family of Gail Brown’s mother who died April 5.

April 4, 2020

Prayers of sympathy for the family of Dudley Crow (Anita Vogel’s brother) who died April 3.

March 29, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for Lynn Garrett’s daughter (broken ankle); Debbie Foster (lung biopsy); and Andrew Mayo (father of Lisa Konopasek).

March 23, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for Megan Jackson, daughter of Chuck and Ginny Reynolds (broken left wrist and hairline fracture in right elbow).

March 22, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for Lynn Garrett (allergic skin reaction).

March 18, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for Pat White (heart cath).

March 15, 2020

Prayers of sympathy for the family of Scott Tickner who died March 13.

March 13, 2020

Prayers of sympathy for the family of Darlene Tyler who died March 12.

March 10, 2020

Congratulations and prayers of joy for Judy Jelley who received the Outstanding Community Service Award presented at the Greater Fairfield Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual dinner March 9!

March 7, 2020

Prayers of sympathy for the family of Jim Gruner who died March 6.

March 1, 2020

Prayers of joy for Pastor Nathan and his wife, Pastor Amy, as they are expecting their first child in September!

February 28, 2020

Prayers of sympathy for the family of Pauline Felix who died recently.

February 23, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for the infant grandson of Keith and Cheryl Cox (pneumonia); and Dottie Wilborn (pneumonia).  Prayers of concern for Josh Musgrave and family (grandson of Jim and Nancy Coale).  Prayers of sympathy for the family of Dan Partiss’s aunt who died recently; and the family of Don Wheeler who died February 21.

February 21, 2020

Prayers of sympathy for the family of Ivan Jones who died February 19.

February 20, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for the sister of Dan Partiss, Kathy (heart surgery, followed by a stroke and is now on a ventilator).

February 16, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for Jenna Jones (ear infection).  Prayers for those injured in a vehicle accident at Ditchbank Road in eastern Wayne County February 13. 

February 10, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for Eva Lane.

February 9, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for Daniel and Sarah Morgan of Mt. Vernon (Cindy Ellis’s daughter-in-law’s family) who were injured in a car wreck.  Prayers of joy for a new four-month job in Marion for Carl Ray Meeks.  Prayers of sympathy for the family of Rev. Brent Mustoe (friend of Pastor Nathan) who died February 5.

February 4, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for former Fairfield resident Russelle (Mrs. Chuck) Boster (surgery).

February 2, 2020

Prayers of sympathy for the family of Jim Book (uncle of Ginny Reynolds and Bill Book) who died January 31 in Batavia, IL.

January 29, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for 11-year-old Kerrigan Jay (surgery).  Prayers of sympathy  for the family of Bill Wrenn (Former Center Street School principal) who died January 26.

January 25, 2020

Prayers of sympathy for the family of Frank Lee (father of Kathy Book and Glen Lee) who died January 24.

January 20, 2020

Prayers of safety for these young soldiers being deployed:  Tanner Garrison, Christian Ledbetter, Charles Maxham, and Logan Trent.

January 18, 2020

Prayers of sympathy for the family of Myra Parrott’s mother who died January 16. 

January 15, 2020

Prayers of sympathy for the family of Richard Gruen who died January 13.

January 8, 2020

Prayers for health concerns for infant Weston Strange, son of Dustin and Jennifer Strange and great nephew of Donna Reever (RSV/infection of lungs and respiratory tract).  Prayers of sympathy for the family of Dan Voris of Olney who died recently.

 

U.S. troops serving across the world with ties to our church:

Jackie Adams, Thomas Brown,  Kaylyn Fuhrhop, John Harvey, Candice Owen Holbrook, Adam Lehr, Alan Reynolds, Kevin Sons, Larry and Teresa Sullivan, Jack Taylor, Jeremy Vaughan, Dalton Wells, and Jason Whipple