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

Feb. 17 —Keep Laura and Kevin Crowley in prayer. Kevin is in Texas County Memorial Hospital with pneumonia.

Feb. 14 —Please remember Kevin Crowley in prayer. He has pneumonia. He is at home. Please lift him in prayer.

Jan. 30 —Dan and Georgia are home and she is doing very well. They want to thank everyone for all the prayers and support. They were much appreciated.

Jan. 29 – Georgia Adey is out of surgery. Doctor said all went well. Praise to God. Please continue to keep her in your prayers.

Jan. 28 — Praise that Lester Smith has finally received a long-awaited kidney. Surgery went well and he is doing well. Pray that his body will continue to accept the new kidney.

Jan. 28 – Remember Dan and Georgia Adey in prayer. Georgia has a heart procedure scheduled for tomorrow. Please lift her in prayer that it will be successful.

Jan. 24 —Maudeline Maxwell's brother, Jim Davis, passed away last night. Please remember Maudeline and Jim's family in prayer during this time.

Jan. 17 —Don Wade's father passed away last night. Please remember Don, Daleene, Bryan and family in prayer during this time of loss.

Jan. 16 — Carrie Borton is having a flare up with MS. Please lift her up in prayer. Also, Bernice Rattunde is struggling with bronchitis. Please also lift her in prayer.

Jan. 16 —Remember Chris Maddox in prayer. She went to Cox Hospital last night with problems from cancer treatments. Potassium high, dehydrated, etc. Please continue to lift her in prayer.

Jan. 14 — Please remember Jeremiah Royer and his parents in prayer. He fell down some stairs yesterday and they were in the ER. He checked out good, but prayers always welcomed.

Dec. 24 — Susan's sister, Ellen Sloan, is in critical condition with a systemic infection. Please keep her and the family in prayer.

Dec. 21 — Our Director of Missions, Mike Walker's son Mitch was seriously injured in an accident on I-44 yesterday. He is improving and had more surgery today. Please keep him and entire family in your prayers.

Dec. 21 — Please take a moment and lift Chris Maddox and family up in prayer. She is in severe pain due to her cancer treatments. Please keep them in prayer.

Dec. 18 — Please remember Tammy McCoy in prayer. She is Ron James' fiancé and she is having surgery today. Neck surgery removing some vertebrae. She is Mercy Hospital in Springfield.

Dec, 14 — Debra Burchett is on her way home today. Keep her and family in prayer.

Dec. 12 — Debra Burchett's surgery is done. She is in recovery now. She is doing well and will be home in 2-3 days. Please continue to lift her, Donnie and Dakota up in prayer.

Nov. 28 — Pray for the Jim Ferguson family. He passed away last night. Service will be at our church on Friday. Visitation is 10 a.m.  and service at 11.

Nov. 28 — Please keep Barbara Crawford and family in prayer. She has just been diagnosed with end stage cancer.

Nov. 15 — Pray for Bruce Wilson. He is at Mercy in Springfield having test run. Remember him and Imogene in prayers.

Nov. 14 — Continue to remember Chris Maddox in prayer. She is in Cox South Hospital now as she continues with cancer treatments

Nov. 14 — Please remember Tyler Seick in prayer. He is Malinda Jacobs' nephew and is fighting fires in Malibu, Calif.

Nov. 13 — Terry Lipstreu didn't have a heart attack or stroke. It was an issue with his medications. Praise God for that and continue prayers for improved health.

Nov. 12 — Remember Terry Lipstreu, the Houston United Methodist pastor. He had a stroke/heart attack and is in Cox South in Springfield. Remember him and his family in prayer.

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