Prayer Ministry

Germantown UMC Prayer Requests

Updated October 1, 2018


This Week’s Church Prayer Focus:  For those who deal with chronic illness.



  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), Zack Smith (Fort Benning), 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 30-October 6

  1. Leslie Patton: thyroid cancer.
  2. Family and friends of Richard Ron who passed away.
  3. Ryan: still recovering from a series car accident.
  4. Austin: hurt playing football.
  5. Lucy Dursch’s sister: heart issues.
  6. Kent Bouser: complications following knee replacement.
  7. Trisha Showmer: breast cancer surgery.
  8. Leah Bunger: heart ablation surgery this week.
  9. Rick and Judy Royalty.
  10. A grandfather with health issues.
  11. Karen Tucker: hip issues.
  12. Eric Tucker: heart ablation surgery next week.
  13. Eric Tucker’s aunt: heart value replacement.
  14. Tuckers’ daughter: needs hand surgery.
  15. Levi Highly: infection.
  16. Sam: on dialysis.
  17. Travel mercies.


September 23-29

  1. Family & friends of Jane Cox who passed away.
  2. Wendy Lybarger: Assistant to the Miami Valley District Superintendent, diagnosed with breast cancer.
  3. Minta: having a brain scan.
  4. Kathy: issues with gall bladder.
  5. Family and friends of Beth Figley who passed away.
  6. Tammy: torn hamstring.
  7. Trisha Schumer: breast cancer and surgery.
  8. Jennifer Powell: fractured elbow.
  9. Megan Davis: equestrian accident.
  10. Vicky Cook’s mother: fractured spine.
  11. Laura Cline: expecting a second daughter in mid-January.
  12. Russ Fussnecker’s father: had triple by-pass surgery.
  13. Sheila Minks: lung cancer, metastasized into the brain.
  14. Peggy Coates’ daughter: oral surgery complications.
  15. Nancy Payne: leg issues.
  16. Jenny Staggs: cancer free.
  17. Lori: melanoma.
  18. Macy: young girl whose father is being deployed.
  19. Valley View Schools.
  20. Gentlemen who helped with the Pretzel Festival.
  21. Violet Askins’ sister Virgie: moving to a new facility.
  22. Violet Askins’ brother John: mental health issues, now home and bedridden.
  23. Violet Askins’ sister Lily: turning 90 years old.
  24. Terry Williams: in the hospital in Florida.
  25. Jerry Steinmetz: cancer.
  26. Caroline Sanders: health issues, life issues, granddaughters who recently lost their parents.
  27. Jack Jarvis: liver cancer.
  28. Family and friends of Debbie Pugh who passed away 9/16.
  29. Family and friends of Zach Michel.
  30. Dick Fiessinger: stint in his head.


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. Richard Rahn: lung cancer.
  8. Cindy McArthur: cancer.
  9. Larry Florr: cancer.
  10. Deb Tunney: Rheumatoid Arthritis and diabetes.
  11. Nick Cooper’s cousins lost their father to cancer.
  12. Karen: lung cancer.
  13. Laura Jones: breast cancer.
  14. Lenny Gulley.
  15. Praise: James & Amanda Suplizio adopted Noah James Suplizio.
  16. Tom Hayes.
  17. Lynn Koogle: back issues and a broken leg.
  18. Joyce: heart issues.
  19. Patrick Thomson’s mother: in rehab dealing with cancer and an infection.
  20. Jerry Wheeler: in rehab following back surgery.
  21. Jon Garner: pulmonary hypertension, has a blood clot in his lung.


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. Zack Hannah: broken shoulder.
  11. The ministry of Tinkerbell’s Closet.
  12. Baby Maverick: born healthy, will still need open heart surgery.


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)