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

Aug. 20 — Daleene Wade's MRI showed a bulging disc in lower back. She is going to a neurosurgeon and requests prayer that she will not need surgery.

Aug. 16 — Alexa Ichord Huffman is having appendix surgery now. Please lift her up in prayer. Also Wanda and family.

Aug. 15 — Praise that Jim McNiell is out of the hospital and home. He is resting and healing. Keep them in your prayers.

Aug. 14 — Jim McNiell is out of surgery. Doctor said everything went well. There is no evidence so far that there is cancer outside the prostate. Final test results available in about a week. Continue to keep them in your prayers for good results and quick healing.

Aug. 14 — Jim McNiell will have surgery this morning at 10  in St. Louis. Please keep him and Wilda in your prayers.

Aug. 13 — Please be in prayer for Gabi Hicks.  She is in severe diabetic ketoacidosis and in an ambulance on her way to Ft. Leonard Wood.

Aug. 9 — Kendall Ford continues to be in ICU in Springfield and has had several surgeries. Please lift him up in prayers.

Aug. 7 — Remember Gayla and Richard Bratton in prayer. Richard is recovering from major surgery.

Aug. 1 — Please lift up Bob Krantz and family. He is suffering with end stages of cancer and needs prayers.

Aug. 1 — Rev. James Bradford was killed in a motorcycle accident this week. Please keep his family and church family in your prayers.

July 20 — Pray for Mike Joens. He had surgery on a brain tumor today, it was cancer. His mother is home recuperating from colon reconstruction surgery. Please keep their entire family in prayer.

July 19 — Please remember Texas County Prosecutor Parke Stevens Jr. and his family in prayer as the couple's baby that was born premature passed away.

July 18 — Mary Lee Lowrey is moving and desperate for some help to move heavy items. Andy is gone and her other son is coming but will need help. If you can help at all, please call her at 417-259-1141 or 967-4664. She needs to do this tomorrow.
July 17 — Terry Miller had hip surgery today and is now out of surgery and all is well. He will be home by the end of the week. Please keep him and Cindy in your prayers and for quick healing.

July 16 — Daleene Wade is continuing to have back trouble. Please lift her up in your prayers that she will get some relief.

July 16 — Verlene Swearengin has been diagnosed with a brain tumor. She will be admitted to Houston House tomorrow. Please keep this wonderful lady and her family in your prayers.

July 13 — Please be in prayer  for Verlene Swearengin. She is in Mercy Hospital in Springfield with a brain tumor. She is accepting visitors in room 4207.

July 10 — Please remember Shirley Williams, Gene Williams' wife. She is in Mercy Hospital in Springfield with serious diabetes complications.

July 2 — Remember Dakota Burchett in prayer as he has been diagnosed with strep throat.

June 30 — Please be in prayer for Susan Stigall who has fallen and broken her leg.

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