Prayer requests

Have a prayer request or update? Share them with our church office by calling 417-967-2297 or emailing

The church also operates a prayer chain ministry. Members also can subscribe to a text messaging service that sends prayer requests to members. 

Prayer Requests

July 26 — Dan Adey surgery went well. Longer than expected but went good. He should be home in few days. Please continue to lift him up in prayer.

July 26 — Carol Crest had surgery at Columbia today. She got a new prosthetic hip and rod in leg. She is doing well and will be back to Houston House soon. Please continue to keep her in your prayers.


July 25 — Dan Adey will have back surgery in the morning at Bolivar. Please keep him and Georgia in your prayers.

July 23 — Carol Crest fell and broke her leg this morning. She is now being transported to a Springfield hospital. Please remember her in prayer.

July 17 — Rupert Smith is having knee surgery this week. Please remember him and Karen in prayer.

July 12 — Please remember Judy Mitchell. She is our daycare director Teri Mitchell's mom. She is in Texas County ICU with pneumonia and low blood pressure.

July 5 — Please remember Verlene Swearengin in prayer. Her sister-in-law, Frances Zirschky, passed away. Services are Friday at Evans Chapel. Visitation is 10-11, service at 11 a.m.

June 30 — Joe Coney is in a Springfield hospital with health issues. Please remember him in prayer.

June 30 — Please pray for Georgia Adey who has been taken to the hospital with chest pains.

June 28— Bill McGuire has a large kidney stone and is en route to Cox Hospital in Springfield for surgery. Please keep him and Cathy in your prayers.

Let us know if you have a special prayer request. 

Philippians 4:6-7: Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made know to God