Prayer List 01/30/21

Prayers for everyone waiting to receive the vaccine. May the process go smooth & may everyone be protected soon.

I often receive requests from women who don’t wish to have their concerns made public. I offer up prayers for all of the women who are burdened with concerns they try to carry alone. May the Lord lift their burden. May the Lord make His presence known to each of them. May the Lord bring them peace, healing, love, & comfort.

New Prayer Requests

Brenna Bell: I could use prayer for my job. I’ve been incredibly unhappy in my role and I’m looking for guidance from God – if I should stick it out longer or start looking for something new.

Gerry Wakeland: Daughter, Emily is recovering from surgery. Doing well.

Cathy Dixon: Tammy Martz and her husband Bruce. She had covid complications and he is close to being put in ventilator. Hoping he doesn’t have to go through that.

Kate Stanley: Please put my husband, Bob’s brother, Alfred Stanley, on the prayer list. He is back in the hospital with Covid with breathing difficulties and blood pressure issues.

Marietta Taylor: Continue to pray for my friend. She is still having Covid symptoms. Also for my daughter who is trying to job hunt (career change) during this pandemic. It’s a very hard road unfortunately.

Violet Fenton: Praying for her family after they lost their new puppy to pneumonia.

Patty Vulcan: Please pray for another dear friend, Deanna and her husband Bob. He is in the hospital with Covid and is very sick. She is home with pneumonia. 

Elaine Scott: Recovering after throwing out her back.

Marilyn Nutter: Health and safety of friends and family which is an ongoing prayer of all of us. Working on some techy issues–graphics related to writing and I’d like it to come together as it is not my forte. Praying for peace in our country as well.

Pat Gunderman: Praying for Kate’s dad. also praying for Andi Zanca who is at the top of the list for a lung transplant. Adding colleague Anne Levine who continues to battle glioblastoma/brain cancer. I’m doing okay. Praying for those who are physically, financially, medically, or emotionally insecure.

Chelsea Pickens: Prayers for safety and productivity. Also that Ellie Schilder, a friend from our church is alright as she heals from Covid. Also still for Rocket as he’s out in the world. Rocket is a young possum that Chelsea & her husband cared for when it was very young.

Ongoing Prayer Request

Pat Gunderman: Praise for receiving the first of two Covid vaccinations. Also my friend’s son has been clean for several weeks.

Sarah Walston: Friends Karen & George have Covid. Karen taken to the hospital.

Barbara Todd: Prayer for BIL Jim. Jim’s cancer has metastasized and it has spread to his liver and pancreas. Jim is currently in hospice. Please pray for Jim & his wife, Maggie. Also for Barbara as she supports her sister through this time.

Patti Vulcan: Please pray for my friend Sunshine. She lost her very dear, best friend Chris to Covid. Please say prayers for Chris’s husband Jim and son Ryan. Prayers also for Martha. 

Violet Fenton, director of the Orange Presbyterian Preschool: Please pray for the preschool as we are gaining new students but also trying to keep covid out.

Kristin Sinclair: Please pray for my boss. He was taken to the hospital this morning with Covid. He’s not doing well. His 3 sons have Covid as well.

Cathy Dixon: Prayers for everyone to stay healthy.prayers for people who have lost jobs and facing eviction. Families going hungry. Lastly please pray for my sister in law as she goes though this loss of her husband. Help her be strong in Faith.

Lynn Klammer: My daughter, Sarah, had jaw surgery. Prayers for continued healing.

Gerry Wakeland: My daughter Emily is starting a new assignment at work this week. It looks to be monumental. She could use extra prayers.

Sarah Walston:  My teenage camp friend, Alice, who lives in Mississippi, fell & broke her arm and hip. She has had surgery but remains in a rehab hospital. Prayers for her full recovery.

My niece in Medford, OR found out  her oldest of 4 kids, 8 yr old Autumn, has type 1 diabetes. She is in the hospital with Diabetic Ketoacidosis. My niece, Summer, is having a rough time and is mad at God.

The virus has hit our senior community hard of late. There is one recent death that I know of and a lovely Christian couple who have been in the forefront of senior food delivery are very sick.Kristin Sinclair:  That things just start to get better! Unspoken prayers

Nancy Blake: Prayers for a couple of friends who have Covid.

Marietta Taylor: Pray my sister in law is hospitalized due to Covid.

Mary Ann DeYoung: Please put little Adler Paap on the prayer list again. They let him come home for a day or two and he had chemo Monday and they take him back Thursday this week again. He’s 5 and doesn’t want to go back. They need prayer to understand it’s their new routine for awhile. It’s a 2 1/2 hour trip each way.

Also, my friend has been have chemo for breast cancer and last Friday had a double mastectomy. She was supposed to go home the next morning with drains but they found her unable to walk and couldn’t even eat so they now have her in the rehab unit. She needs prayer that they have gotten all the cancer now. She is single and lives alone. Please pray.

Joy Arseneau: She is the 3 year old daughter of Jordan & Nikki Arseneau. Joy has been diagnosed with leukemia. Praise report from Joy’s mom, Nikki: Joy’s biopsy came back showing .0001% cancer cells in her bone marrow! This puts her in the standard risk/favorable pathway. This is AMAZING news! Barely any abnormal cells detected! Joy must continue with chemo for at least two more years to ensure the disease stays away. This next phase of treatment, called consolidation, will require a lot of doses in her spine with a chemo drug that has given her a few side effects already. The road ahead will still be challenging, but for now, we are celebrating this fantastic report! 

Nancy Blake: Prayers for friend Genie in a lot of pain, awaiting surgery for hip replacement and knee replacement. Was scheduled for surgery & it was canceled. The doctors cut back on her pain meds as they prepared for the surgery. Now Genie is in tremendous pain.

Barbara Todd:  Continue to pray for Manuel Estudillo’s family as he is in recovery from broken bones & traumatic brain injury. The brain injury has caused major damage. Manuel is now home & making progress.


Cathy Dixon: Continued prayers for her stomach issues. Has been unable to keep food down. Doctors found multiple causes including a hiatal hernia. She will need surgery & is undergoing more testing.

Mary Ann DeYoung: Prayer for a dear friend, Lois, who is fighting COVID after losing her 90 yr old husband to COVID. Please pray for a safe vaccine for this virus and end this pandemic. We ask this in Jesus name.


Karen Scott: Prayers for her continued healing & strength. Prayers also for her husband, Bruce.


Sarah Cruce Walston: Prayers for continued strength as I deal with Gene’s (husband) dementia. His fatigue and disorientation is challenging.

Gerry Wakeland: Please pray for Ruth Ann Dalley. In the last stages of liver disease. Now on hospice.

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