Prayer Requests



We rejoice with Preston and Samantha Kroeze for the healthy birth of twins on Thursday, March 8 in Sanford Hospital. Parker Allen is 5 lbs 9 oz and 19 3/4 inches long and Kate Elizabeth is 5 lbs 13 oz and 18 1/2 inches long. We pray for Preston and Samantha as they adjust to this new chapter in life even as we thank God that everyone is healthy and doing great!

We give thanks with Dennis and Elaine Zomermaand that their grandson Micah Webster was released from the Shands Children Hospital and was able to go home on Saturday, March 10.    

Del Van Regenmorter had successful rotator cuff surgery on Monday, March 12 and was able to return home that same day. We pray for patience and strength in this next season of healing and therapy.

We give thanks for a good post-operation appointment in Iowa City of Devin Holesinger on Monday, March 12 and pray for continued healing as he goes through cardiac rehab in the coming weeks.

Allan Van Beek returned home on Thursday, March 15 after a two-week tour serving flood victims in Indiana with the Red Cross. We continue to remember the many whose lives have been affected by natural disasters in the past year.

We continue to pray for God’s guiding hand over our on-going Youth Director and Administrative Assistant search processes.

Congratulations to Johanna Roos who celebrates her 86th birthday tomorrow, March 19!

We continue to join our community in praying for different local congregations.  This week be in prayer for Christ the King Catholic Congregation and Father Douglas Klein. 

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