Jonathan Koster will undergo an MRI on Tuesday, May 28, to evaluate the injury to his back suffered in a recent fall. Please pray for clear results and increased healing.
Immediate Prayer Requests
Gene VanderArk is no longer under Hospice care following an unexpected increase in his overall health. However, Gene continues to experience cognitive decline and is extremely weak. He is under regular care at SKLD in Zeeland.
We extend our Christian sympathy to Pam Bylsma upon the passing of her husband, Bart Bylsma. Bart passed away on Saturday, May 25. Arrangements are pending through Matthysse-Kuiper-Degraaf Funeral Home in Grandville.
Cal TerHaar's recent PET scan revealed no signs of myeloma; praise the Lord. Additionally, his platelet count is continuing to improve.
Faith Smit continues to experience chronic pain and physical limitations. Please pray as additional tests and consultations are pursued.
Carol VanderWall underwent a recent cat scan and it revealed numerous blood cots in her lungs. Doctors are treating the clots with blood thinners. Carol hopes to resume chemo treatments on Friday, May 31.
Dave Hinkle was informed by doctors on Thursday, May 23, that he is to continue hyperbaric oxygen treatments and be non-weight bearing until further notice.
Sarah VanGeest is now under Hospice care at Heritage Nursing Home in Zeeland.
We extend our Christian sympathy to Doug and Danielle Wagenmaker (Ty, Geneva and Ripken) upon the passing of Doug's father, Clarence Wagenmaker. Mr. Wagenmaker passed away on Sunday, May 19. A private family ceremony was held on Thursday, May 23.
Kenny Hook underwent a bronchoscopy on Tuesday, May 21. Unfortunately, doctors were not able to address the narrowing of the thorax. The pulmonologist and cardiologist will now consult to determine next steps for treatment and care.
Stephanie Riksen underwent outpatient foot surgery on Tuesday, May 21.
Sheryl Brower continues to experience the effects of ongoing dementia. Please pray for healing.
Rick Boschma underwent outpatient back surgery on Tuesday, May 21, at Holland Hospital.
Nancy Ulberg suffered a fall on Sunday, May 19, shattering her left wrist. She underwent outpatient surgery at Butterworth Hospital on May 21; doctors inserted a metal plate and a collection of pins. Please pray for proper healing and management of pain.
We extend our Christian Sympathy to Cindy and George Miller (Jason and Geoff) upon the passing of Cindy’s father, Russell Systema. Mr. Systema passed away on Friday, May 17. A funeral will be held at Central Wesleyan Church in Holland on Thursday, May 30. The time is still to be determined.
Chad Winterhalter returned home from Butterworth Hospital on Monday, May 20. Doctors continue to evaluate Chad’s ongoing health concerns.
Don Benninger returned home from Metro Hospital on Sunday, May 19. Doctors continue to monitor his condition and consultation is ongoing to provide a full diagnosis and plan of care.
Bart Bylsma returned home on Friday, May 17, following a hospitalization for cancer. He is now under home-based Hospice care. Please keep Bart and Pam in your prayers as they trust the Lord's promises.
Ken Dykema was transferred to Rose Garden in Grandville for continued therapy.
Judy Huitema has begun a targeted chemo regiment through means of medication. Please pray that the treatment inhibits the cancer's ability to grow.