Prayer Requests
South Side Bible Church / Updated January 16, 2020

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

Most Recent Requests and Updates

  • Deanna Pastor — diagnosed with a non-aggressive type of lymphoma which is not curable but treatable with chemo hopefully to put it in remission. She will be undergoing monthly treatments for 6 months. 
  • Brad Johnston — at Evergreen Rehab Center to help with restoring his walking & everyday tasks.  Pray for a complete recovery and strength & peace for Cindy.
  • Roger Barnett (Sharon Dahlman’s brother) — passed away 12/28 following a lengthy illness.  Be in prayer for Sharon and her family at this time of his homegoing.


Requests from the Last Month

  • Doris Tice — moved to Indianapolis (Five Star Clearwater, Rm #22, 4519 E 82nd Street, Indianapolis, IN 46250 (269) 962-4751) to be closer to her son & his family.  Pray for strength, comfort and the adjustment time of leaving Battle Creek.
  • Cindy Brown’s aunt Diane (72)dying from cancer but has rallied.

Older Requests

  • Frankie Chapa — Doing outpatient therapy 2-3 days/wk.  Fluid on his brain has built up again, being monitored by the doctors.  Pray progress continues, for determination & for complete healing.  For health & encouragement for Kori & their support team.
  • Faith Kauffman — had colon re-section surgery 11/18 and it went well. Following she had her appendix out.  Pray for a healthy & complete recovery.
  • Bev Liebrandt — now at The Reflections Assisted Living (14316 Helmer Rd, Rm 126). Would love visitors.
  • Renee Hawes — had eye surgery 11/6.  Pray for good healing & sight.  Seeing Glaucoma specialist (UGH syndrome: eyes don’t drain excess fluid that causes edema & glaucoma).  Doctors optimistic her full vision will return.
  • Lenz’s — On home assignment visiting supporting churches and going through many transitions.  Kids all doing well adjusting to a new school. Daniel diagnosed with convergence insufficiency (affects motor and visual processing). Pray insurance covers weekly therapy.
  • Pastor Mike — had surgery 10/15.  Pray for a complete healing.
  • Jared & Heather Vaden — opportunities to share their ministry & increased support.
  • Beth French (Cathy de Jong’s sister-in-law) — done radiation treatments!  Pray for healing.
  • Joy Allen (Doris Tice’s daughter) — has Crohn’s Disease.
  • 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.
  • Kauffman’s — Hillis’s nephew & niece-in-law (Brent & Faith) are at Grand Vista in Marshall. 
  • Christy Hughes (Gwen Holladay’s Kidney Recipient) — cancer but growing in the Lord. For God’s healing & for her husband Bruce.
  • Nancy Chally (Cindy B’s Sister-in-law) — multiple blood clots in her legs & lungs. Serious condition but treatable.
  • Rick Dosh — Pray for complete healing as he’s still in pain despite having back & hip surgeries  last year.
  • Eric Goldsmith (son of Dan & Sharon) — APL Leukemia. Rehab & chemo. For healing.
  • Robin McNally — AL Leukemia. Treatment continues.  Was in hospital for only a few hours before Christmas with a temperature.  Precautionary.  Thanks for praying.
  • Sue Read — GSS (neurodegenerative disease), becoming weaker.  Sue is a believer. 
  • Jayne Brady — renal failure & blockage in heart.


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).