Prayer Ministry

Germantown UMC Prayer Requests

Updated November 12, 2019


This Week’s Church Prayer Focus:  For families to grow in their love of God and each other.



  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 (Iraq), Jay & Tina Carr (Virginia), Steven Crabtree (Boot Camp), Nick Eby (England), Carl Martin (North Carolina), Daniel Murdoch (USS Truman), Max Phillips (South Korea), Zach Smith (Fort Benning), Cody Wagers, Allie Wallace (Army Boot Camp in Missouri), Rich Weinel (Ohio).
  3. Our Homebound: Mary Clark, Al Grise, Tom Hayes, Nelson Hinkle, Joan Lansaw, Mary Francis Meadows, Edna Mefford, Grace Oblinger, Bev Shaffer, Margaret Smith, Martha Mae Storer, Janice & 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 and Margaret Cline.
  6. The ministry of St. Paul United Methodist Church and our Covenant Partnership.
  7. Those dealing with addiction, families and the Valley View Drug Free Community Coalition movement.
  8. The United Methodist Church, our Bishop Gregory Palmer, and our District Superintendent Jocelyn Roper.


November 10-16

  1. Quilt: Kathleen Jacoby: double mastectomy.
  2. Family & friends of Levi Roberts who passed away on 11/2/19.
  3. Ronda Roberts: fell and has fractures in right wrist and left hand.
  4. Roseann Milliken: return of her lung tumor. Will start steroids again & has appointment at Mayo Clinic on 11/21 for 2nd
  5. Kenny Brown: having back surgery on Wednesday.
  6. Jeff Stiver: recovering from knee replacement surgery.
  7. Jerry Steinmetz: cancer.
  8. Caroline Sanders: health issues, life issues.
  9. Susan Lazot: return of Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma.
  10. Tammy Johnson: lost her mother.
  11. Malcolm Scott: cancer.
  12. David Greer: cancer.
  13. Jo: cancer.
  14. Miriam Johnson: having a procedure on Monday.
  15. Liz Barnhart: health issues.
  16. Kent Hensley: heart issues.
  17. Betty Tucker: caring for her husband.
  18. R.: a young student who is facing neglect and abuse.
  19. Eric Tucker: heart issues with upcoming procedure on Friday.
  20. Betty Petticrew’s sister caring for her husband and must quit her job.
  21. Kathy Kitchel: must make decision about having surgery on her ankle.
  22. Diane Getter Proshek: brain aneurysm on life support.
  23. Everett Cline: health issues.
  24. Teresa Recker: upcoming back and abdominal surgery.
  25. Ellen and Harold Comley: health issues.
  26. Kristy Alsip.
  27. Taylor & William Heistand and their families.
  28. Bryan, Kellie, Bryce & Kynlie: the stomach virus has taken over.
  29. Joyce Ellison: end-stage kidney disease, an excellent candidate for a kidney transplant.
  30. Donna Cline: chemo
  31. Praise: Daniel Harrison and Nick Miller are doing great.
  32. Praise: Sandy Gebhart’s daughter, Sarah is doing better.

November 3-9

  1. Quilt: Frank Klein: lung cancer and brain tumor.
  2. Jackie Ratliff: kidney issues.
  3. Lareen Bowman: recovering from emergency gallbladder surgery.
  4. Jack Stoeffler: Continued prayers for recovery.
  5. Family & friends of Barbara Dalton Roberts who passed away on 11/1/19.
  6. Janet Brandenburg Wead: had surgery and is home recovering.
  7. Orion Smith: fractured hip, recovering at Bethany.
  8. Dale Riggs: internal bleeding.
  9. Dallas Oswald: age 91 fell and lay on floor for 8 hours before being found.
  10. Miriam Johnson’s son Michael: malignant tumor in one kidney was surgically removed without issues.
  11. Janet Shaw: throat surgery.
  12. Stan & Mary Anne Price have moved to Otterbein. So far, going well.
  13. Family & friends of Mildred Denlinger who passed away.
  14. Jim Raker: heart issues with upcoming procedure.
  15. Jack Decker: fell from ladder, has injuries.
  16. Family & friends of Tom Hickey who passed away unexpectedly.
  17. Kelsey Heistand’s father had ACL & meniscus surgery on 11/4 all went well.
  18. Dynita Boehringer: hypertension.


October 27-November 2

  1. Arlene Watts: previously had breast cancer, now possibly cancer in other breast.
  2. Terry Sanger: back surgery.
  3. Chad Schneider: hospitalized.
  4. Tim Hocks: kidney stone and back surgery.
  5. Nancy Payne passed away.
  6. Samantha Walker: hospitalized.
  7. Eric Tucker’s mother: hospitalized with pneumonia.
  8. Mitzi Buzzard: brain aneurysm.
  9. Praise: Betty Uhlman cancer is in remission.
  10. Micki Rose family.
  11. Travel mercies.
  12. Todd Hahn: imprisoned in Hong Kong.
  13. Emory Askins: illness.
  14. Vicky Taylor.
  15. Doris Tudor: needs additional eye surgery.
  16. Family & friends of LaVena Crout who passed away.


October 20-26

  1. Quilt: Levi Roberts (brain tumor). Update: He has a low-grade tumor that will require surgery.
  2. Praise: This is the 2nd anniversary of Greg Hanahan’s liver transplant.
  3. Lori Lynn Grice: breast cancer, upcoming surgery.
  4. Orville Wright passed away.
  5. Frank Klein: lung cancer with two masses in his brain.
  6. Jay Root: hospitalized at OSU.
  7. Donna Galdeen’s aunt, Martha Schweizer passed away on Saturday.
  8. Derek Gephart: lymphoma.
  9. Diane Hayes: fractured leg.
  10. Samantha Walker: hospitalized, health issues.
  11. Allie Wallace: for courage, perseverance and support while at Army basic training.




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)