Prayer Ministry

Germantown UMC Prayer Requests

Updated September 17, 2018


This Week’s Church Prayer Focus:  The hungry in our communities.



  1. Our Friends, Relatives, Acquaintances, and Neighbors who do not know Jesus as their Savior and our outreach to them.
  2. Service personnel: Keith Carson (Oklahoma), Jay & Tina Carr (Virginia), Nick Eby (Idaho), Daniel Murdoch (USS Truman), Max Phillips (South Korea), Rich Weinel (Oklahoma).
  3. Our Homebound: Mary Clark, Al Grise, Arlene Harris, Nelson Hinkle, Joan Lansaw, Edna Mefford, Grace Oblinger, Margaret Smith, Martha Mae Storer, Janice Waits, Richard Waits, Barb Watkins, Richard Woolcock.
  4. For the church staff and leaders as they seek God’s guidance in serving God and leading GUMC.
  5. Our missionaries Kevin, Laura and little Lucy Cline.
  6. The ministry of St. Paul United Methodist Church and our Covenant Partnership.
  7. Those dealing with addiction and the Valley View Drug Free Community Coalition movement.
  8. The United Methodist Church, our Bishop Gregory Palmer, and our District Superintendent Jocelyn Roper.


September 16-22

  1. Quilts: Carol Shade (foot surgery 9/25), Michelle Shade (depression, rotator cuff surgery 9/14).
  2. Melody Herbst’s granddaughter Kynlie was born.
  3. Sandy Gebhart’s grandson: shoulder surgery.
  4. Those affected by Hurricane Florence.
  5. Family and friends of Jim Landis who passed away.
  6. Family and friends of Ron Weidle Jr. who passed away.
  7. Terry Williams: in the hospital in Florida.
  8. Richard Rahn: lung cancer.
  9. Cindy McArthur: cancer.
  10. Larry Florr: cancer.
  11. Travel mercies.
  12. Dick Fiessinger: stint in his head.
  13. Deb Tunney: Rheumatoid Arthritis and diabetes.
  14. Nick Cooper’s cousins lost their father to cancer.
  15. Karen: lung cancer.
  16. Laura Jones: breast cancer.
  17. Lenny Gulley.
  18. Praise: James & Amanda Suplizio adopted Noah James Suplizio.
  19. Tom Hayes.
  20. Lynn Koogle: back issues and a broken leg.
  21. Joyce: heart issues.
  22. Patrick Thomson’s mother: in rehab dealing with cancer and an infection.
  23. Jerry Steinmetz: cancer.
  24. Caroline Sanders: health issues, life issues, granddaughters who recently lost their parents.
  25. Jerry Wheeler: back in OSU hospital with sepsis.
  26. Violet Askins’ sister Virgie: moving to a new facility.
  27. Violet Askins’ brother John: mental health issues, now home and bedridden.
  28. Jack Jarvis: liver cancer.
  29. Eric Tucker: upper respiratory infection, ankle wound healing, kidney issues getting better.
  30. Jon Garner: pulmonary hypertension, has a blood clot in his lung.
  31. Jane Cox.
  32. Family and friends of Debbie Pugh who passed away 9/16.


September 6-15

  1. Quilts: Colten Knight (tonsillectomy), John Karas (triple by-pass), Dave Alexander (lung issues, severe migraines).
  2. Rodriguez family from Carlisle.
  3. Chris Wilson: hospitalized in Arizona for testing.
  4. Ray & Audrey Hunter: elderly couple with many health problems.
  5. Cooper Lamb: 10 year who required surgery to repair a broken wrist.
  6. Rachel Shade: removed lower part of lung due to cancer.
  7. Theresa Fiessinger’s brother-in-law: doing well.
  8. Mel Shaffer: feeling better.
  9. Susan Parks: emergency gall bladder surgery.
  10. Praise: Joan Hamilton finished her MBA.
  11. Zack Hannah: broken shoulder.
  12. Lisa Hannah’s mother: good report.
  13. Praise: Lisa Hannah new job and sold their house.
  14. The ministry of Tinkerbell’s Closet.
  15. David Shade: good report from doctor.
  16. Baby Maverick: born healthy, will still need open heart surgery.


September 2-8

  1. Quilts: Sharon Phillips (fractured foot, ankle & leg), Zach Michel (terminal cancer), Annette Bush (fractured ankle).
  2. Family & friends of Kent Milliken (Roseann’s brother-in-law) who passed away.
  3. Diana Southard’s mother fell and fractured her ankle.
  4. Sue Wellbaum Shears: prolonged bronchitis, foot & leg issues.
  5. Ralph & Florence Tidd: health issues.
  6. Teresa Recker: health issues related to severe diabetes.
  7. Dorothy Bennett: health issues.
  8. Matt Martin: thyroid cancer.
  9. Edna Mae Barnhart: weak, not feeling well.
  10. Carol DeHart: leukemia.
  11. Carla: needs peace.
  12. Adam Weaver and his wife.
  13. Justin: drug addiction.
  14. Dan Smith.
  15. Woman who fell down stairs in Budapest.
  16. David Posey.
  17. Kathy Kitchel has a new great niece: Josie Bell.
  18. Betty Petticrew’s great grandson will be leaving for Marine boot camp earlier than expected.


Aug 26-September 1

  1. Family & friends of Barry Rieger (Vicki Cook’s brother-in-law) who passed away on 8/28/18.
  2. Family & friends of Dean Stiver who passed away August 19th.
  3. Family & friends of Diane Wilhelm (Nancy Weinel’s sister) who passed away.
  4. Vicky Cook’s brother-in-law: passed away.
  5. Rhianna Carr: in the hospital with blood clots.
  6. Lucy Dursch’s sister: cardio vascular disease.
  7. Dave Alexander: medical issues.
  8. Family & friends of Roger Vaughn who passed away on 8/27/18.
  9. Family & friends of the Marine that was lost at sea this week.
  10. Baby Beckham is home after being born premature.
  11. Cameron Cooper: healing after tonsillectomy/adenoidectomy.


Now all glory to God, who is able, through His mighty power at work within us, to accomplish infinitely more than we might ask or think. Glory to Him in the church and in Christ Jesus through all generations forever and ever! Amen. (Ephesians 3:20-21, NLT)