Please pray that God will provide faithfulness, wisdom, and compassion to the following individuals who were elected to serve upon the Consistory: Joel Baar (Elder), Kevin Bosch (Deacon), Chad Everts (Deacon), Phil Hamberg (Elder), Matt Nederveld (Deacon).
Immediate Prayer Requests
Congratulations to Dan and Mariah Nauta upon the birth of their son, Barrett James. Barrett was born on Saturday, December 8. He weighed in at 5 pounds 13 ounces; he measured 20 inches in length.
Larry Timmer underwent left knee surgery at Zeeland Community Hospital on Thursday, December 6.
We extend our Christian sympathy to Matt and Donna Barkel (Claire and Ted) upon the passing of Matt’s father, Norman Barkel. Mr. Barkel died on Wednesday, December 5. Visitation is on Friday, December 7, from 2-4 and 6-8pm at Faith Reformed Church in Zeeland. The funeral service is at the church on Saturday, December 8, at 1pm.
Cherie Miller continues to heal from ongoing health concerns - please pray for total healing.
Braelynn VanDuyn, daughter of Joel and Angela VanDuyn, underwent surgery on Wednesday, December 5, at DeVos Children’s Hospital for OSB (obstructive sleep apnea). She returned home on Thursday, December 6.
Anabelle Graham returned home on Wednesday, December 5, following a stay in the ICU at DeVos Children’s Hospital due to double pneumonia.
We extend our Christian Sympathy to the family and friends of Fred Carr, who passed away on Tuesday, December 4. Visitation is from 2-4 and 6-8pm on Thursday, December 6, at VanderLaan Funeral Home in Hudsonville (an additional hour will occur before the funeral service). The funeral service is at 11am on Friday, December 7, at the Funeral Home.
Merilyn Kalee fell on Sunday, December 3, resulting in a skull fracture. An MRI on Wednesday, December 5, will help to determine treatment.
Anne Richards was admitted to Zeeland Hospital on Wednesday, November 28, due to blood clots in her lungs. She was transferred to Butterworth Hospital on Thursday, November 29. She returned home on Sunday, December 2.
Bill Ponstein underwent successful knee replacement surgery on Thursday, November 29. He is home and recovering well. Please pray for complete healing.
Mary Lou Smith suffered a fall and is undergoing inpatient rehabilitation at Mary Free Bed in Grand Rapids.
We extend our Christian sympathy to Dave and Jan Post upon the passing of her father, Walter De Witt. Mr. De Witt passed away on Thursday, November 29. Visitation if from 3-6pm on Monday, December 3, at Cook Funeral Home in Grandville. The Funeral service will occur at 6:30pm the same day.
Katilyn Dyer was admitted to Metro Hospital on Tuesday, November 27. She underwent gallbladder removal surgery on Thursday, November 29, and returned home the same day.
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.