Prayer & Praise Items

November 6, 2019
First Mennonite Church

The Mission Festival offering to date is $121,404. We praise the Lord for each gift and giver. Let us pray that the goal of $218,000 will be met and that we will be challenged to serve in God’s kingdom work with our lives.

For the messages of our Mission Festival speakers. May the Lord give us courage to respond.

For the opportunity our children have to learn of missions through the Children’s Mission Festival, and to understand that they have a part in God’s plan to tell the world of Jesus, too


Pray for our missionaries: Tim & Suanne.

Pray for 6 unspoken prayer requests. (Thanks for upholding these needs in prayer.)

Pray for comfort for Amber Bruner and family in the death of her father, Michael Bruner, who died on November 3.
God calls us to encourage each other. Here is a list of November birthdays for missionaries and church staff. A basket will be placed in the foyer in which you may place cards for them, and these will be sent for you.
11 Elisa Fox      25 Arlene Bauman      28 Mary Bauman


Lutheran: Fred Bixler (back surgery recovery)

Swiss Village Rehab: Connie Nagel

At Home: Sharon Wulliman (outpatient procedure & biopsy on Monday, November 11 at Dupont); Bonnie Sprunger (knee replacement surgery on Monday, November 11); Jamie Cressman (chemo round finished; pray for strength); Kevin McBarnes (Diane Schrock’s brother in Decatur undergoing chemo treatment for cancer); Katie Reinhard (Bob & Betty’s daughter-in-law; has been diagnosed with cancer and is beginning chemo)

Oxford, UK: Nelly (Chris)  Wulliman (is in the hospital under observation for possible premature birth at 26 weeks).

Parkview: Infant Lila Stauffer, (great-granddaughter of Fred & Claudette Stauffer, was born on July 10, with multiple complications, both physical and internal)

Cancer: Mic Hodson, Don Graber, Jamie Cressman, Lena Nagel,  Sharon Wheeler, Tim Breauchy

Rockport, Texas: Ryan Sprunger - serving with MDS

We pray for these who are part of the First Mennonite family:
Anita Marble                                                
Barbara J. Sprunger
Ben, Aden, Blake & Kaylin Rediger
Jim, Bertie & Hunter Lehman           
Joyce Steiner
Neal & Cindy Reusser
Stan, Tammy & Graham Becher
Tim, Alyssa, Adia & Meg Hildebrand
Trevor, Roberta, Olivia, Monia & Chloe Maxwell
Verna Sprunger


Please phone Prayer & Praise items to church office, 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., 589-3108, or Jim Schwartz, 525-0124.