Please prepare your heart through repentance and prayer as we celebrate Communion at both morning services on Sunday, August 18.
Immediate Prayer Requests
We extend our Christian sympathy to Mary and Dick Burgess upon the passing of Mary's brother-in-law, Dick Temple. Mr. Temple passed away on Tuesday, August 13. Visitation will be on Sunday, August 18, at Matthysse, Kuiper and DeGraaf in Grandville from 2:00-5:00pm. The funeral will begin at 11:00am on Monday at the funeral home. Additional FRC family includes a niece, Vicki and Dave Victory, a nephew, Mark and Shelly Burgess, and many great nieces and nephews.
Don Benninger returned home on Saturday, August 10, following treatment for acute respiratory failure. Additionally, he has been unable to complete his last two chemo treatments in preparation for surgery to remove a cancerous tumor and his spleen. Please pray for an increase in strength and healing as he plans to consult with his doctor on Tuesday, August 20.
Jodi VanWienen will undergo out patient vein surgery on Tuesday, August 20, and Tuesday, August 27.
Glenn Kooiker will be consulting with a physician on Tuesday, August 20, regarding the need for an aortic valve replacement.
We extend our Christian sympathy to Dick and Diane Wynsma upon the passing of Dick’s sister, Grace Edwards. Mrs. Edwards passed away on Monday, August 12. Visitation and funeral arrangements will be in her home state of Oklahoma.
Gretchen Felix underwent a PET scan on Friday, August 16, for clarification of suspicious spots below her knee that were discovered during a recent biopsy.
We extend our Christian Sympathy to Ryan and Alyssia Kalman (Anna) upon the passing of Ryan's grandmother, Phyllis Grassmid. Mrs. Grassmid passed away on Sunday, August 11. A private family service will be held.
Dave Hinkle is now allowed to be full-weight-bearing on his foot. Pray for increased mobility as Dave now begins physical therapy.
Megan Rocha-Adams suffered a fall on Saturday, August 10, resulting in a broken right foot. She consulted with a specialist on Monday, August 12.
Valerie Van Someren had corrective surgery on August 8. She returned home on August 9, for a six-week recovery.
Carrol Granzo underwent an MRI of her right hip on August 5; initial results show a labral tear. Pleas pray for pain management additional tests, and a course of treatment.
Carol Heuvelman is recovering at home following a short hospitalization for an infection in an abscessed tooth.
Dan Groothuis returned home on Thursday, August 8, following a hospitalization for a bacterial infection. He continues to improve.
Ruth Kraay suffered a fall on August 10 resulting in a broken nose and strained neck ligaments. She will consult with a neurologist in two weeks regarding her recovery.
We extend our Christian sympathy to the family and friends of Marilyn Lampen. Marilyn passed away on Friday, August 9. Visitation will take place on Saturday, August 17, from 10:00-11:00am at the Yntema Funeral Home in Zeeland. The service will immediately follow at 11:00am.
Carol VanderWall had a lumpectomy on Monday, August 5, at Spectrum Butterworth. Her pathology report came back clear. Praise God!
We extend our Christian Sympathy to Barb and Scott Stuive upon the passing of Barb’s brother, Brett Schipper. Brett passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, August 7. A private family service will be held. Additional FRC family includes niece: Tara and Adam VanDis (Connor, William, and Annalise) and nephews: Cody and Kristi Stuive, and Colten Stuive.
Anabelle Graham, daughter of Angela, returned home on Thursday, August 8, following a hospitalization for a UTI and for additional ventilation assistance.
Kenny Hook, son of Randy and Ranae, continues to have severe breathing complications. He will consult with a pulmonary specialist at the Cincinnati Children's Hospital on September 4. An additional consultation is scheduled with the University of Michigan Hospital on September 19 and 20. Please pray that a permanent trach and vent can be avoided.