Dennis Grysen has been diagnosed with a hematoma on the back of his brain. Please pray for wisdom as doctors seek a medical solution.
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Dave Hinkle was admitted to Butterworth Hospital on Thursday, April 11, due to a diabetic skin infection in his right foot. Doctors performed surgery to increase blood flow and removed a section of infection on the bone of his foot. Dave will begin 20 Hyperbaric oxygen therapy treatments in the coming days. Please pray for ongoing healing as Dave is still under care at the hospital.
We extend our Christian sympathy to Teresa and Shawn Cooper (Aiden, Liam, and Chloe) upon the passing of Teresa's mother on Saturday, April 20. Arrangements are pending.
We extend our Christian sympathy to Darla and Harv Ykema upon the passing of Darla's mother, Lavina Knapp. Mrs. Knapp was received into glory on Easter Sunday morning (Sunday, April 21). Visitation will be on Wednesday, April 24, from 5-7pm at Langland-Sterenberg Funeral Home of Holland. The Funeral will take place on Thursday, April 25, at 11am at the funeral home.
Danae Brinks will be traveling to Utah on Sunday, April 21, to begin two weeks of Hyperthermia Treatment to combat Lyme Disease. Please pray for healing and strength; she has battled this disease for nine years.
Chad Winterhalter was admitted to Butterworth Hospital on Monday, April 15, due to sepsis. Doctors discovered a mass of bacterial infection between the atrium and ventricle of the heart and an additional mass on his heart. He will undergo heart surgery soon to address the bacterial concerns.
Adam Siegersma will undergo an extensive surgery for cleft palette on Wednesday, April 24, at DeVos Children’s Hospital.
Please pray for a fellow-believer who is undergoing additional tests for proper diagnosis and understanding in relationship to certain symptoms.
Suzanne Raglin completed her radiation treatments on Friday, April 12. Please pray that the treatments are effective in battling the cancer.
Bart Bylsma was admitted to St. Mary's Hospital on Sunday evening, April 14, with breathing complications; he has been battling severe cancer. On Sunday and Monday, doctors removed five liters of fluid from the area surrounding his lungs. He is tentatively scheduled for surgery (Talc Pleurodesis) on Friday, April 19; the procedure will prevent the development of additional fluid build-up. He is expected to remain hospitalized through Monday, April 29.
Deb Pyle completed her final chemo treatment on Tuesday, April 16. Please pray that the treatments are effective in battling the cancer. She will begin radiation treatments in the near future.
Judy Huitema has been diagnosed with stage-4 lung cancer following a biopsy on Thursday, April 11; doctors determined that the spots on her spine and hip are related to the lung cancer. Nevertheless, specialists believe that a combined plan of chemo and radiation will be effective in battling the cancer. Judy will meet with her oncologist on Monday, April 22.
Faith Smit underwent a CT scan on Thursday, April 11; doctors discovered a sacral fracture. Please pray for healing over the next four weeks. If the fracture does not heal properly, surgery may be required.
Lord’s Supper: please prepare your heart through repentance and prayer as we celebrate Communion on Thursday, April 18, at 7pm.
Carol VanderWall has ten more weeks of chemotherapy to battle ongoing breast cancer. Please pray for peace and endurance during this time.
Jaci Longstreet underwent a bone graft in her mouth on Wednesday, April 10. The healing process takes around 10 months. Doctors discovered a cyst and are seeking to determine the source of bone concern. Please pray for healing.
Lydia Marchinkewicz was admitted to Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital on Wednesday, April 10, with pneumonia and another respiratory virus. She returned home on Friday, April 12.
Cal TerHaar underwent a recent bone marrow biopsy and results have revealed that Cal is in remission from cancer-praise God. He has begun an ongoing maintenance treatment plan. Prayers are requested for success in treating remaining bone pain.
1. Please pray for those who are battling pornography and sexual addictions.
2. Please pray for families considering and/or pursuing the opportunity of adoption.
3. Please pray that God would protect those involved in struggling and/or abusive marriages. Please pray that God would open doors of communication–providing the means to talk with one another.
4. Please pray for those who are struggling with drug and alcohol abuse.
5. Please pray for those who endure chronic pain on a daily basis–battling illnesses and diagnoses that have minimal treatment options.
6. Please pray for those struggling with suicidal behaviors.