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Submitted by: Jim & Janet Krambeer
Please pray for Addison (3 years old) as she undergoes surgery today. Addison is the granddaughter of Janet's cousin. She was stung by a bee on Sunday and suffered four seizures before being life-flighted to Des Moines and then transferred to Iowa City. A team of pediatric cardiologists will perform exploratory surgery to see if they can find what is causing the pressure in Addison's chest and fluid buildup around her heart. Please pray for steady hands and guidance for the surgeons and patience and strength for Addison and her family.08-08-2022

Sunday Prayer Requests

Submitted by: First UMC Elgin
Please pray for the mother of Janet Krambeer's cousin's widow. She was in a car wreck on Saturday and was life-flighted to Columbia, MO. with eight broken ribs and a broken clavicle. The widow lost her husband lost year in a head-on collision with a semi-truck. Please pray for strength and healing for her mother and patience and strength for Janet's cousin's widow. Please pray for the 3-year-old granddaughter of Janet's cousin. She has four seizures after being stung by a bee. She life-flighted to a Des Moines, IA. with an enlarged heart. She will be moved to Iowa City for pediatric cardiologist care. Please pray for strength and healing for the little girl and patience and strength for her family. Please pray for Cheryl Johnson's uncle, Richard Vitale, as he fights pancreatic cancer. Please pray for strength and healing for Richard and guidance for his care team. Please keep Renee Merrill in your prayers as she continues to fight multiple health issues. Please say prayers for gratitude for Rita Corbett as she heals from surgery. Please keep Amy's mom, Mary, in your prayers as she continues to recover from sepsis and a lengthy hospital stay.08-08-2022

Linda

Submitted by: Karen Weiler
Please pray for Karen Weiler's sister, Linda, who fell and fractured seven ribs and is in a rehab facility in Florida.07-27-2022

Mary DeLong

Submitted by: Amy
Please keep Amy's Mom, Mary, in your prayers. Mary was admitted to the ICU at Sherman Hospital on Monday with food poisoning, dehydration, a kidney obstruction and sepsis. Please pray for strength and healing for Mary, wisdom for her doctors, and patience for her family.07-25-2022

Sunday Prayer Requests

Submitted by: First UMC Elgin
Please pray for Rich, friend of Carol Phillips & Jen Haley, for his restored health. Submitted by Jen Haley Please pray for our nation and an end to gun violence. Submitted by Jen Haley Please pray for continued healing and future treatment decisions for Rita Corbett. Submitted by Rita Corbett Thank you for your prayers for Renee Merrill. She feels so blessed by her church family. Submitted by Renee Merrill07-18-2022

Annette & Larry Schramm

Submitted by: First UMC Elgin
Please add Annette and Larry Schramm to your prayers. Larry will be entering hospice care at Highland Oaks this week. Please pray for strength, healing, patience, and understanding for Larry and his doctors. Please pray for strength and healing for Annette as she has broken her ankle.07-14-2022

Rita Corbett

Submitted by: First UMC Elgin
Rita Corbett asks for your prayers of both joy and concern. On Thursday, July 7th, Rita will have surgery to remove the portion of her left lung which contains a malignant tumor. This innovative new surgery is the source of joy while recuperation will still be a source of concern. Thanks to all of you.06-30-2022

Al Iverson

Submitted by: First UMC Elgin
Please keep Al Iverson in your prayers as he faces a second battle with prostate cancer. Al is the father of Mark Iverson who directed the movie that was filmed at First UMC Elgin in 2019. He is also a longtime friend of several church members. Please pray for strength and healing for Al.05-26-2022

Pat Jeske

Submitted by: Justin Potts
Please pray for Pat Jeske as she continues to face multiple health problems. Pat is currently at St. Alexius Hospital but is unable to receive calls or visitors. Please keep Pat's family in your prayers as well.05-26-2022

Keaton Sundeen

Submitted by: Karen & Duane Werth
Please keep Keaton Sundeen in your prayers. Keaton is the 9 year old nephew of Karen and Duane Werth. He is battling diffuse midline glioma on his brain stem. Please pray for strength for Keaton and his family and for clarity and knowledge for his medical team.05-26-2022

Pat Jeske

Submitted by: First UMC Elgin
Please continue to keep Pat and Vic Jeske in your prayers as Pat struggles with several health related issues. Please pray for strength, patience, and understanding.05-09-2022

Pat Jeske

Submitted by: First UMC Elgin
Please keep Pat Jeske and her family in your prayers as Pat is being admitted to St. Joseph's Hospital with multiple medical conditions. Please pray for strength and healing for Pat. Please pray for strength, patience, and understanding for Vic, Justin, and Debbie as they care for Pat.04-21-2022

Larry Schramm

Submitted by: First UMC Elgin
Please keep Larry Schramm in your prayers. Larry has been readmitted to Sherman Hospital with Covid and double pneumonia. Please pray for strength and healing for Larry and strength for his wife, Annette.04-20-2022

Rita Corbett

Submitted by: First UMC elgin
Please continue to pray for strength and healing for Rita Corbett as she battles Covid-19 and pneumonia. Rita has been admitted to Sherman Hospital and will likely spend several days there.04-13-2022

Rita Corbett

Submitted by: First UMC Elgin
Please pray for strength and healing for Rita Corbett as she continues to battle Covid.04-12-2022

Larry Schramm

Submitted by: Annette Schramm
Please keep Larry Schramm in your prayers. He was taken by ambulance to Sherman Hospital after aspirating.03-22-2022

Renee Merrill

Submitted by: First UMC Elgin
Please pray for Renee Merrill as she has hospital tests conducted for a leg issue and associated nerve pain. She was admitted to Advocate Sherman Hospital on 2/23/22, room 5-1214.02-24-2022

Aimee Gerschefske

Submitted by: First UMC Elgin
Please continue to keep Aimee Gerschefske, Renee Merrill, and the family in your prayers and hearts. Aimee and her doctors have decided to provide hospice treatment for her at Lutheran General Hospital. May she find peace in God and be free from pain as she continues her journey.02-04-2022

Ruth Bellaria

Submitted by: Cheryl Hayes
Please pray for Cheryl Hayes' cousin, Ruth, as she undergoes treatment for cancer and the side effects of that treatment. Pray for strength and healing for Ruth and clarity for her doctors.02-03-2022

Aimee Gerschefske

Submitted by: First UMC Elgin
Please lift Aimee Gershefske and her family in prayer and keep them in your hearts as she faces cancer and its awful impact on her body and the obstacles that continue to emerge. Pray for her doctors as they create a way forward that is productive, loving, and as pain free as possible.01-28-2022

Ann OConnor

Submitted by: Michelle OConnor
She has gotten Covid. Please pray for a speedy recovery. She is fully vaccinated and boosted. Just need prayers for a quick recovery01-26-2022

Aimee Gerschefske

Submitted by: Office
Please keep Aimee Gerschefske in your prayers. She is currently in Sherman Hospital with a blood clot in her leg. Please pray for strength, healing, and patience for Aimee.01-05-2022

Jim Corbett

Submitted by: Rev. Dr. Felicia LaBoy
Please keep Jim and Rita Corbett in your prayers. Jim has entered hospice care. Please pray for peace and strength for the family. Jim has requested no visitors at this time, but a card or brief call would be welcomed.10-31-2021

Deanna Muir

Submitted by: Bonnie Thompson
Deanna Muir needs our prayers. Deanna is the daughter of Cindy Muir, one of our faithful quilters. Deanna is back in the hospital with a pressure wound on her bottom that she has been dealing with since August, which has become septic. Please pray for healing. Also, please pray for strength for her parents.10-07-2021

Kathleen Oswalt

Submitted by: Rita Corbett
Kathy has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer and will have surgery at Sherman Hospital on October 20. Please pray for steady hands for the surgeons and strength and healing for Kathy.10-05-2021

Jim Corbett

Submitted by: Rita Corbett
Please keep Jim and Rita Corbett in your prayers. Jim is currently in the hospital in Lake Forest. Please pray for strength, healing, and patience.09-28-2021

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Keaton Sundeen

Submitted by: Duane & Karen Werth
Our grand-nephew, Keaton, 9 years old, passed away this morning at 5:00AM. He was in an Orlando, PICU with his parents by his side. He had a form of brain stem cancer that was inoperable. The family took him and his twin siblings, cousins and grandparents to Disney World per his request. Please keep the Sundeen and Werth family in your prayers during this time of grieving.06-13-2022

Martha Wittman

Submitted by: Malicdem Family
Prayers for the loss of our family friend, Martha Wittman. She will be greatly missed.05-31-2022

Gerschefske & Merrill Families

Submitted by: First UMC Elgin
Please pray for the Gerschefske and Merrill families as Aimee Gerschefske passed away on 02.07.22.02-07-2022

Prayers for the LaBoy family

Submitted by: Rev. Dr. Felicia LaBoy
Please keep Pastor Felicia, her husband, Adrian, and his family in your prayers. They have lost a family member in Florida. Please pray for strength and patience for the family.11-16-2021

Dawn Gardner's Father

Submitted by: Rev. Dr. Felicia LaBoy
Please keep the family of Pastor Dawn Gardner in your prayers. Dawn's father passed unexpectedly in Jamaica. Please pray for strength and peace for the family.09-30-2021

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Prayers Requested

Submitted by: Jessica Square
Please pray for Jessica Square as she fights a contentious custody battle while dealing with financial issues.08-08-2022

 
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