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

Jan. 18 — Maudeline Maxwell fell and broke her wrist. She will be seeing an orthopedic doctor next week. She and Bill are moving into Houston House today, just temporarily. Please keep Maudeline, Bill and entire family in your prayers during this time.
Jan. 6 — Please remember Jim McNiell and family upon the passing of Jim's sister. She passed away yesterday.

Jan. 6 — Please pray for Andy Wells. He is in Rolla hospital with serious complications from kidney stones and surgery. Prayers being requested.

Jan. 4 — Lonnie Lee has improved slightly. He is at Barnes Hospital now. He is still in need of a lot of prayers. Battling heart issues and diabetes. He is the son-in-law of Robert and Judy Rouse. 

Jan. 4- Please remember Elizabeth Hamilton Steele who is having complications with pregnancy. She is Amy and Rex Hamilton's daughter.

Jan. 2 — Please keep Lonnie Lee — Robert and Judy Rouse son-in-law, — in your prayers. He is battling with severe heart issues caused from diabetes. He is being taken to Barnes- Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.

Dec. 29 — Services for Russ's mother will be at the funeral home Tuesday. Visitation at 10 a.m. and funeral at 11.

Dec. 29 — Please remember Russ and Susan in prayer. Susan's father passed away this morning.  Will share funeral arrangements when finalized.  Will be sharing this afternoon the arrangements for Russ's mother's funeral. 

Dec. 28 — Susan and Russ are on their way home now. Susan's Dad is going home on hospice today. Russ's mother passed away. Services will be here and most likely be Tuesday, but will let you know when they get exact details.

Dec. 28 – Don Wade is out of surgery. They put five anchors in his shoulder. He is in recovery now, and Daleene should get to see him in an hour or so. Thanks for the prayers.
Dec. 27 — Donnie Wade will be having outpatient shoulder surgery tomorrow.  Please remember him and Daleene in your prayers.

Dec. 20 — Dan Adey's sister, Joyce Meizler, will be going for a liver biopsy this week. Several spots were found on PET scan. Please continue to keep the entire family in your prayers.

Dec. 20 — Dale Carrier, Judy Rouses's brother, passed away earlier this week. Please remember Judy, Robert and entire family in prayer.

Dec. 20 — Andy Wells is having surgery this morning for kidney stones. Remember him and Annie in prayers.

Dec. 18 — Dan Adey's sister, Joyce Meizler, recently had a PET scan and has just been called back to the doctor in Rolla. They are requesting prayers for her and the results.

Dec. 18 — Bryan Wade is out of surgery and all went well. Thanks for the prayers.

Dec. 17 — Please keep Bryan Wade in your prayers as he has outpatient surgery tomorrow morning. Also lift up Daleene and Don during this time.

Dec. 8 — Remember Wilma Dean Holder in prayer. She's in Cox South with pneumonia caused from congestive heart failure. Please lift her and family up in prayer.

Dec. 1 — Georgia Adey came home from the hospital yesterday. She is doing well. Thanks for all the 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