Joys & Concerns

This page is for letting our congregation know our joys and concerns.
Week of September  7th  through Sept. 13th

Pastor Jon asking for prayers for Pastor Tim at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, had heart surgery.
Pastor Jon advised that Pastor Jim’s wife from St. Peters had heard complications also.
Prayers continued for Bill Staley as he will have open heart surgery this Friday.
Judy Lutz advised her son, Gary had a blood infection causing cardiac symptoms, being treated.
Carol Meeder advised that her son-in-law was in bad accident, Still in a lot of pain, coming along.
Travel mercies for Alice Anger, going to Texas to be with grand-kids for awhile.
Dave asking for continued prayers for Valerie to get a job and home.
Lisa Huff’s cataract surgery went well, left to be done soon.

Pastor Jon:  Praise and thank you for all the music from Carol & Nonie and all the special guests.

Pastor Jon:  Lift up our nation, asking for forgiveness  for all that is going on.

Pastor Jon:  Lift up Bill Staley as he is to have open heart surgery this week.  He currently wears a Cardiac “Life Jacket”,  24-7 until surgery.  This device protects him from irregular heart beats and cardiac arrest.

Judy Lutz:  Prays for her son, Gary.  Had chest pains last night and is currently in
UPMC hospital for more testing.

Lisa Huff:  Having cataract surgery this week, also has to be tested for COVID-19.

Gladys Novak:  Her daughter was involved in an accident yesterday, another vehicle ran stop sign and broadsided her car.  She is very sore but grateful it was not worse.  Other woman received injuries that don’t appear real serious.  Her two children were in car and not hurt.

Norm Novak:  Praise and prayers for his grandson, Sal.  Just got out of military and going to college.

Betty Andrews:  Pray for daughter, medical issues.

Bonnie:  praise Lord for much needed rain.

Bonnie Lukee:  Rita Lawson still in rehab but coming along after heart surgery. 

Pastor Jon:  Tom Olinger still needs our prayers for getting better.

Unknown:  Prayers for victims of Hurricane and California wildfires.


Prayer for healing following surgery for Judy and Ray

  • A Parishioner’s Praise for no cancer and prayers for a diagnosis of Crones disease, which will require certain dietary changes

  • Prayer for Betty Andrew – a sore toe keeping her down for now

  • Prayer for Elaine Gross’ mother, 99 yrs. old in a nursing home with Alzheimer’s – hard to not be with her during Covid times

  • Prayer for Doug Marburger having a colonoscopy on August 24th

  • Praise Sharon Marburger had a colonoscopy last week and all is well

  • Prayer for Braeden Marburger leaving for college soon

  • Healing for Bill Shera as Shingles have returned and for him to accept Jesus into his heart. (Deb Reeb)

  • Rita Lawson continues to improve, she’s in assisted living and continues to rehab. (Bonnie Lukee)

  • Pray for our school administrators; SV students receiving their schedules this week, anxiety levels high.  Pray for God’s blessing be upon all of them.

  • Pray for our nation and congress – remember we are one people with one faith, and we can vote for different candidates.

  • Pray for the Barr family, Lisa Huff’s cousin who sustained a heart attack and passed away.

  • Continued prayers for Frank and his friend to find a job soon.

  • Kevin Meeder is attending Ball State and playing football but he just found out they will not be permitted to play this fall.

  • Ruth Teslik wishes to thank everyone who sent cards, flowers and gave words of encouragement during her convalescing at home after a fall.

  • Sharon Marburger having a colonoscopy on August 14th

  • Travel Mercies for Carol & Larry Meeder driving
    their grandson back to college in one day

  • Judy Lutz’s niece finally got a new job in a dental office

  • Lisa Huff’s surgery went well and her CAT scan was clear

  • Continue to pray for Clare Huff for healing and she thanks everyone for phone calls and cards

  • Thank you from Stacy & Walt for the prayers and cards for the passing of her mom

  • For Frank who is looking for employment and his friend Valerie for employment and a place to live

  • Pray for the college and school administrator as they try to prepare for the fall session

  • Praise for the rain we needed and welcome cooler weather

  • August Park & Read is available in print and on line

  • Continued prayers for:  Rita Lawson went back to OR after having bypass.

    Custodian at Pastor Jon’s church who is near end stages of life due to cancer.

    Elaine Gross’ friend who is having a bone marrow biopsy in hopes of cancer remission so transplant can happen.

    Prayers for the Sieminski family for the passing of Sharon White.

    Lisa Huff is having 2 procedures and surgery on foot.  Also friend as she battles cancer and for continued treatment for recovery.

    Valerie needs a job and place to live. All others in this situation.

    A friend who just has pneumonia and no COVID-19 and sister-in-law healing from arm surgery due to traffic accident.   Norm Novak

    Prayers for our session, clergy, health experts, leaders, government, nation and world.

    Happy Birthday to Ruth Teslik and Debbie Reeb!!

    Reminder: Worship Service at 10 am will continued through August. Session will be reevaluating as necessary. Please continue to mail or drop off your offerings and contact your Elder for any immediate needs.

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