PRAYER REQUESTS: Prayer Requests may be submitted by email (The Email Prayer Chain or Pastor Bragdon) telephone, or the paper Prayer Request/Update forms. After two weeks, unless the request is renewed, the prayer request will be removed from the Prayer List.
NEW PRAYER REQUESTS: David Nolen (Wayne Nolen’s brother) – has had a heart attack, is hospitalized in ICU at Christus St. Frances in Alexandria, LA, heart catheterization has shown three blocked heart arteries, will have triple bypass surgery (2/23); Gina Bradley & her daughter Destiny Woods (Jeff Schneider) – safe travels to Mississippi, and pray that they stay in the faith and word of Jesus (2/23); John Cutshall (Ann Teegardin’s brother) – cancer has spread, and he is now on a feeding tube (2/23); Olivia DesLatte & Family (Kristy Butler, former member) – hospitalized at Children’s Hospital in Dallas with a large cancerous mass behind her sternum, that is also wrapped around her trachea (2/23); Shirley Sistek (Louis Sistek’s mother) – terminally ill, and hospice is asking for end of life decisions (2/23).
CONTINUING PRAYERS: Augie Eberly (Angela Sampson) – recuperating after successful surgery on 2/11 in St. Louis (2/16); Darlene Schwartz (Pat DeSain) – almost died, but doing better, moved from ICU to rehabilitation, but having memory problems (2/23); the Family of Brian Walters (the husband of Sherry Walters, our LWML Zone Vice President) – died on Feb.9 (2/16); the Family of Lynn Robinson – she died on Feb. 8 (2/16); Kynan Laird (Steven Sampson Family) – thanks for good news received from his visit to MD Anderson, his cancer is responding to chemotherapy, will have future surgeries and further chemotherapy (2/16); Mark Bragdon (Pastor Bragdon’s brother) – with additional medication, atrial
fibrillation episodes have ceased, was told on Tuesday that he has made sufficient progress that he no longer qualifies to be readmitted to an inpatient rehabilitation program, and so the hospital discharged him to home, he thinks he will be ok at home (2/23); Naomi Kraus (Georgette Bragdon’s sister-in-law) – caught the flu and could nothave chemotherapy recently (2/16); Pat DeSain – got a good report from her PET scan, will have a blood work checkup in May (2/16); Rev. Sig Kunz (retired pastor in Bossier City, who is the usual fill-in pastor at Our Redeemer when Pastor Bragdon is gone) – recuperating at home after a recent heart catheterization and insertion of two stents (2/16).
SOW THE WORD: that God would bless our members with opportunities and courage to give away our Gospel of John booklets.
OUR MEMBERS MISSING FROM OUR WORSHIP SERVICES.
OUR ADOPT-A-STUDENT: Kendall Davis is studying this year at Cambridge in England, taking some classes from the Lutheran professor at Westfield House.
SHUT-INS: Herta Boigk, Julia Gustafson, Jayne Hensen, Rose Tyson.
OUR MEN & WOMEN SERVING IN THE MILITARY: John Wayne & Jennifer (Case) Johnson (Hooges), Kyle Hjorth (Hjorths), Shelbie Lopez (A. Lopez).
ALL CHRISTIAN MISSIONARIES/PASTORS: Luther Brockman and family (missionary teacher in Saudi Arabia); Pastor Chuchu (Kenya), Rev. Dr. Charles & Connie Cortright (missionary educators in
Russia); Pastor Karim Baidaoui (Disciples Of the Way [DOW]); Erica Smith (Parts Room Clerk/Flight Operations Assistant with the Missionary Aviation Repair Center, supporting missionary pilots and
airplanes in Alaska).