(Update)—Please continue to pray for Lisa Van Allen’s sister, Erin Munoz, who is going through a very stressful time. She is still waiting for test results confirming whether a tumor in her shin bone is cancerous or not. Her biological father died this week, which is particularly hard after losing Lisa’s and her father last October. Erin is a single mom with one of her daughters still in high school.
—Orchard Hill Church member, Tena Richardson, passed away peacefully at Covenant Hospital on Saturday, July 24 following several months of serious health issues. Tena and husband, Gene, have been active volunteers for many years in both the Route 55 and Connect & Care ministries. Please pray for Gene and their son, Kevin during this difficult time.
—Doris Heerts will have knee replacement surgery Monday morning. Please pray for skill and wisdom for her doctors, no complications from surgery and a complete and uneventful recovery are appreciated.
(Update)—Tim Heerts will have cataract surgery on Wednesday. Please pray that surgery goes as smoothly as possible and for a complete recovery and improved vision are appreciated.
—Please pray for Amanda Schara and her family. Amanda's dad passed away on Friday, July 16th. Funeral services are happening today (Wednesday) at Noon in Mt Pleasant, IA.
—Orchard Hill, Grundy County Campus, will be hosting a Celebration of Life for the Honorable Judge Jeffery L. Harris. The celebration will be an open house event on Saturday, July 24 from 2:00-5:00 pm with a time of sharing at 3:00 pm. The attire is casual and refreshments will be provided too. Please pray for his son, Jeffery II, and extended family.
—Orchard Hill will be hosting the visitation and funeral service for Andrew and Beckett Kaufman. The visitation will be Wednesday, July 21, 4:00 - 7:00 pm in the Atrium. The funeral service will be Thursday, July 22nd, at 10:00 am in the Community Center. Please pray for the Kaufman family as they grieve the loss of two beloved family members.
—Vonnie Nielsen is requesting prayer for Sandi, a single friend with various health challenges. She has a lung biopsy coming up; they see a good size mass in her cat scan. Praying for her relationship with Jesus to deepen, that it’s something treatable, and that God will sustain and raise up encouragers/helpers through it all.
—Brandi Ovel (Newman) would like prayer for her husband and family. They have some challenges going on this week and are struggling.