Our Christian Sympathy -- Matt and Donna Barkel

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.

Our Christian Sympathy -- Fred Carr

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.

Anonymous Prayer Request(s)

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.