Prayer Requests
South Side Bible Church / Updated July 2, 2020

NOTE: To place new requests on the prayer chain, please send them to

Most Recent Requests and Updates

  • Stephen Yousef (Naz & Ruth’s son) — has been struggling with dangerously low platelets since March. Praise, his counts went up slightly this week! Pray the treatments continue to work & his counts go back up to normal.  Thank you for your prayers!!
  • Tom Hill (Terry & Renee’s son) — 2nd & 3rd degree burns following a bonfire accident.  Improving slowly.  Continue to pray for healing, no infection & relief from pain.  Married 6/6.
  • Jayne Brady (former SSBC member) — in hospice (TX) due to kidney failure.  In her final days.
  • Phyllis Lawson — shoulder replacement surgery 6/23 went well.
  • Jill (Dan and Peggy’s daughter-in-law) — was in hospital due to dizziness, now home.  Has a virus that is attacking her inner ear.  Going to balance clinic for treatments.  Pray for complete healing as she needs help walking, etc.
  • Mike Frey — having 9 more chemo sessions. 
  • Lenz Family — hoping to return to PNG mid-Aug. Waiting for passports & paperwork. Pray they can say goodbye to family/friends in person. In Missouri. Also their home in PNG has been infested with rats.  Pray for their co-workers who are cleaning up the mess left by the rats.
  • Roquetta (Keeta) Auton (Steve’s mom) — passed away 6/13.  Please pray for the family as they have suffered many difficult losses in the past few years.
  • Frankie & Kori Chapa — complete healing for Frankie. Kori: doctor says no cancer in bony growth on brow, it could be causing headaches, recommends removing it.


Requests from the Last Month

  • Bev Liebrandt — passed away 6/1.  Memorial service was 6/5 at Fort Custer.  Be in prayer for her family.
  • Kathy (Becky Dosh’s mom) — had heart catheterization 6/3 & it went well. 3 stents were put in.  Also seeing a sleep center.  Improving. Pray for her salvation.
  • Jim Hall — orders to minister to soldiers in Lansing, Flint, Detroit & Grand Rapids setting up field hospitals was extended to 6/24. Pray for protection & opportunity to share that God’s peace & comfort can be theirs personally.
  • Jared & Heather Vaden — moved to BC and Jared is packing bookstore at the school.  They plan to move to MO this fall to continue their missionary training. Increased support needed.
  • Shirley Townsend — has a broken ankle. 
  • Rick Hunter’s Dad — having numerous health problems after falling.
  • Deanna Pastor — has Follicular Lymphoma. Began chemo 2/25 and a spinal fluid treatment 2/28. Repeated every 21 days. Pray for strength, peace & positivity.

Older Requests

  • SSBC Missionaries — a number of our missionaries are in need of additional financial support at this time.  Pray that their needs are met.
  • Rick Dosh — passed away 4/10.  Pray for Becky, Austin & Abby at this difficult time.  Rick will be greatly missed here at South Side.
  • Doris Tice — passed away 4/14.  Be in prayer for Doris’ family & all the friends here at South Side who will miss her dearly.
  • Pastor Mike — fell 4/4 and hurt his back.  Pray for healing and relief from the pain.
  • Sue Read — passed away 3/23.  Be in prayer for Mike & his boys.
  • Brad Johnston — Pray for complete recovery & continued strength.  Beginning treatment to help his immune system.  Peace for Cindy.
  • Kristi Miller—depleted immune system & other health problems & symptoms that need to be addressed. Pray for strength & energy.
  • Kellogg’s — for those who have been affected by the cuts/changes at Kellogg’s.
  • Christy Hughes (Gwen Holladay’s Kidney Recipient) — cancer but growing in the Lord. For God’s healing & for her husband Bruce.
  • Eric Goldsmith (son of Dan & Sharon) — APL Leukemia. Rehab & chemo. For healing.
  • Robin McNally — AL Leukemia. Treatment continues.  Pray for special protection at this time.


Our Service Men and Women

Our Service Men & Women — Laura Beach, Frankie Chapa, Brandon/Tena de Jong, Heidi Fouty, Matt/Leanna Gordon (WA), Jim Hall, Andy Layton, Megan/Kevin Sweitzer (OH), Josh Waterstradt (KW), Zeke Wieland, Dillon Wilkins (HI).