PRAYER WALL

Therefore, let us approach the throne of grace with boldness, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in time of need. - Hebrews 4:16

Thank you for visiting Englewood's Prayer Wall and for praying for the requests below. We believe in the power of prayer to transform our hearts, lives, homes and beyond.

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Diana Tanner

UPDATE 9/17 3:00 pm

Diana has been transitioned to oral blood thinners by doctor and expects to be discharged this evening to continue treatment/recovery at home. The doctor informed Diana that it could be 3-6 months before the blood clots fully dissolve. Continue to pray for healing, recovery of physical strength as Diana has been sick for roughly 3 weeks. Pray the Lord will use this to magnify His glory in the lives of those around Diana.

ORIGINAL REQUEST 9/16

Diana has been admitted to Wake Med with blood clots in both lungs. Pray for the medical staff to have wisdom and for God's grace, peace, and perfect healing physically.

Received: September 17, 2021

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George Bailey

UPDATE: 9/17 2:52 PM

Thank you for praying! George's surgery was successful. Doctors anticipate a 5 day hospital stay as George recovers initially. Pray for continued healing and rest for both George and Lois.

ORIGINAL REQUEST 9/16

George will be having valve replacement and an aneurysm repair on Friday, Sept. 17. Pray for healing for George and strength for Lois, as caregiver.

Received: September 17, 2021

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Valerie Toke

Pray for the safety, health, and mental well-being of the US Border Patrol. Please also pray for the children and families that are set up in the tent city and for the citizens of Texas.

Received: September 17, 2021

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Jonathan & Tommie-Anne

Please pray that God will strengthen believers in Hualien and Taitung Counties with His glorious power so they will have endurance and patience for the work He has called them to. May they serve Him with great joy as they make His name know throughout those cities.

Received: September 17, 2021

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Diana Tanner

Diana has been admitted to Wake Med with blood clots in both lungs. Pray for the medical staff to have wisdom and for God's grace, peace, and perfect healing physically.

Received: September 16, 2021

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Peggy German

Update on my daughter in love's Uncle Jim.

Physically gaining strength, now at rebab. Please continue to pray for comfort and peace in the loss of his wife.

Another daughter in law's father is doing well, in recovery from Covid. Pray for continuing to gain strength.

Praise for my son DJ. He got married in June and now he rededicated his life to Christ. He was baptized last Sunday with his newly gained children watching. Pray for his witness to them.

Received: September 16, 2021

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Kenneth Ellis

Kenneth's surgery was successful.

Original request:

Kenneth is having cataract surgery this morning at UNC Nash.

Received: September 16, 2021

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Candace Roberts

Please pray for Brad Harris our nephew and his family. Brad is in the hospital with COVID. He and his wife have three children. Brad is being moved to ICU and isn’t doing well. He also may need to be intubated tonight if he doesn’t improve. One of the children tested positive but only has a headache. This is a very close family and they are struggling at this time. They live in SC.

Received: September 16, 2021

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Phil Parrish

Please pray for the family & friends of Stacey Flora, who went home to be with his Lord due to Covid.

Received: September 16, 2021

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George Bailey

George will be having valve replacement and an aneurysm repair on Friday, Sept. 17. Pray for healing for George and strength for Lois, as caregiver.

Received: September 16, 2021

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Kenneth Ellis

Kenneth is having cataract surgery this morning at UNC Nash.

Received: September 16, 2021

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Paul Davis - Death of Mother

Pray for EBC Member, Paul Davis, (Wife: Glenda) and their family, in the home going of his mother, Myra Davis, on September 15, 2021. Graveside services will be held on Friday, 9/17, at 11 AM at Forest Hill Cemetery in Nashville, NC.

Received: September 16, 2021

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Jordan Reese

Please pray for Karl Bastian. He has recently recovered from a heart attack and I have just learned that he has had a stroke since the heart attack. Karl is a friend and mentor from Colorado who serves as a children's pastor at his church and encourages and equips children's pastors and leaders all over the world. Please also pray for His wife, Sarah, and his son, Luke.

Received: September 16, 2021

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Jodi Aiken

Update 2 on Teresa Smith

Answered prayer

Teresa was well enough to return home to continue her recovery. Please continue to pray for the medicines to be effective and the home health care visits to be helpful. Pray that the oxygen she remains on will only need to be temporary. Thank you for being a part of God’s work in Teresa’s life.

Received: September 16, 2021

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Christy O’Leary

Please pray for my mom Cookie. She will be moving to NC in the next few weeks.

Please pray the sale of her home will not be delayed and that she will move into the home in NC with no complication. Pray that the builder will give her some grace time for the situation with the buyer to be quickly resolved.

Thank you!!

Received: September 16, 2021

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Peggy German

Please pray for the families in New Orleans. They are in need of people to come and help clean out homes.

Received: September 15, 2021

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Phil Chavez

Please pray for my mom Lorraine’s salvation and pray for her healing. She lost her hearing, has memory loss, bad posture, body pain, and high blood pressure. Also, please pray for salvation for my uncle Seve, aunt Jackie and healing and long life for my mom's boyfriend Joe who has cancer.

Received: September 15, 2021

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Jodi Aiken

Update on Teresa Smith: She is still in the hospital. There seems to be some improvement but not enough to send her home. She is on oxygen, steroids and antibiotics. Please continue to pray for her and her family. Thank you.

ORIGINAL REQUEST:

Please pray for Teresa Smith. She is one of my besties (a 41 year long friendship) and needs healing. She is currently in the hospital with COVID-19, double pneumonia, and is septic. She loves the Lord dearly and would truly covet your prayers.

Received: September 14, 2021

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Hazel Hedgepeth and family

Please pray for Hazel Hedgepeth (EBC Member/ Mother of EBC Member Louise Pittman (Tommy) and EBC Member Roy Hedgepeth (Lynn) ) who is currently in a Rehab Facility, in Tarboro.

- Pray for Tommy & Louise, who were supposed to bring Hazel home to their house today, but had to reschedule this time, due to them both being sick with RSV and fever.

- Pray that the Lord would grant them quick healing, so that Hazel's discharge date can be this Friday, or next Monday. Please pray for her comfort, and for Hazel's transition to go smoothly and without incident when they bring her home.

Received: September 14, 2021

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Kim Moss

My husband is in Nash General fighting COVID. He has double COVID pneumonia. He is on Remdesivir, Baricitinab, Solmuterol, Lasix and Doxycycline. He declined but has now had some small improvements. We are both Christians.

Believing in the blood of Jesus for the remission of our sins. Please pray for his recovery.

Please pray the medical team will treat him appropriately. He has daily labs to check for liver and kidney damage and electrolyte imbalances. from the medications.

I thank you all for the prayers.

Received: September 14, 2021

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Henry Lewis

Jonathan Lawson, youth minister of Pleasant Garden Baptist Church has been hospitalized several days due to blood clots in his legs that have moved and caused kidney failure and loss of use of legs.

Please join his church in prayer for complete recovery and no more complications of the clots moving to other vital organs. Pray for his wife and children also.

Received: September 13, 2021

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Rasheeda Lloyd - Pray for the Bryant/Lewis Family

UPDATE (9/13/21) Pray for the families today - as they attend the funeral. Pray for comfort and family unity.

Original Request (9/7/21): Please pray for the Bryant family, - as they suddenly lost a family member this weekend. Her death was totally unexpected and they are grieving. Pray for God's grace and comfort as they go through this difficult time in the days ahead.

Received: September 13, 2021

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Tiffany Wickstrom

Aida Lyle is a co-worker of my husband. She recently lost a close family member due to illness. Please pray for the family as they walk through this time of sorrow. Pray the Lord would be honored and glorified, and that His comfort would be felt.

Received: September 13, 2021

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Larry

Pray for the Lord's provision as I work through transportation issues getting to and from work.

Received: September 12, 2021

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Sanghar - Unreached/Unengaged People Group

Please pray for the Sanghar, numbering 39,000 as of 2021. They are an unengaged, and unreached people group who are a nomadic people, living on the western coast of India in the states of Gujarat, Maharashtra, and Karnataka.

They are farmers, raising cattle as their main source of income.

They practice Hinduism, the ancient religion of India. Although audio, visual, and written Bible resources are available in Marathi, their spoken language, they remain unreached with the truth of the gospel.

Pray that believers will find a way to reach the Sanghar peoples and build relationships with them. Pray that the gospel will be shared and that many will come to know Jesus as their one and only Lord and Savior.

Received: September 12, 2021

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Jennifer Whichard - Death of her Father

Pray for EBC Member, Jennifer Whichard, (Husband - John) and her family, in the home going of her father, Dale Hayes, earlier this afternoon (September 12, 2021) in Raleigh. He had suffered with Parkinson's Disease and dementia for some time.

Received: September 12, 2021

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Jodi Aiken

Please pray for Teresa Smith. She is one of my besties (a 41 year long friendship) and needs healing. She is currently in the hospital with COVID-19, double pneumonia, and is septic. She loves the Lord dearly and would truly covet your prayers.

Received: September 10, 2021

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Jonathan & Tommie-Anne

UPDATE (9/13/21): Praise the Lord for keeping the eye of the storm away from the coast of Taiwan where Jonathan & Tommie-Anne live! While it did drop over 5" of rain on the capital city of Taipei, and thousands were evacuated from other flood - prone areas, things could have been much worse. Praise Jesus!

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Currently Super Typhoon Chanthu is on a direct path to impact Taiwan this weekend as a category 4. Please pray for the safety of our staff, Taiwanese churches and partners. We would also ask that even through this intense weather event, the Father would make Himself known and that the people of Taiwan would see their need for the Savior.

Received: September 9, 2021

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Rasheeda Lloyd - home repair issues

Pray that with the pending rain storms today, that the much needed home repairs on my roof will hold out and that there will not be any leaks as a result of the rain.

Received: September 9, 2021

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Pray for the Marshall Walker Family

Pray for the Marshall Walker family today as they bury a family member. This is my cousin - his funeral is today. Pray for peace.

Received: September 9, 2021

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Preya Naidoo

Pray for me and my family to experience

revival, restoration and an abundance of harvest in our homes.

We are trusting Jesus for an outpouring of His love on us as we are preparing for my son, Narash and his engagement.

Stand in agreement with us as we believe Jesus for His Precious Blood to

cover every area of our life. We need spiritual guidance, direction, wisdom

and discernment during this time of the engagement and the before and after

planning and organizing.

Pray the comforting power of The Holy Spirit to rest upon me and my family always. Amen.

Received: September 9, 2021

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Phil Chavez - Pray for family members

Please pray for my mom Lorraine’s

salvation and pray for her healing. She lost her hearing, has memory loss,

bad posture, body pain, and high blood pressure. Pray for excellent health.

Pray for a long life for Lorraine. Pray for the removal of debt and financial

blessings and financial security for Lorraine.

Also, please pray for salvation and excellent health and long life for my Uncle Seve, Aunt Jackie, and healing and long life for my mom's boyfriend Joe who has cancer.

Received: September 9, 2021

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Jonathan & Tommie-Anne

Pray for Taiwan. From north to south, east to west, pray for the Taiwanese people to submit to Jesus. When they do, they will be blessed. May God use us and our church to be channels of His blessings to the people of Taiwan.

Received: September 8, 2021

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Brenda Parker

Pray for my brother, Jack who is a patient in ICU with Covid. He is not doing well and is not a Christian.

Received: September 8, 2021

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City of Refuge at Englewood Baptist Church

Pray for direction, clarity and wisdom for the City of Refuge team and the Board of Directors. Next week is a pivotal week in what could be the groundbreaking stages of The City of Refuge across the street and Phase I.

Pray as the City of Refuge Design team has 3 important meetings on Sept. 13, 14 & 16 with 6 different vendors as they submit their proposals/renderings for the Inclusive Park across the street.

Pray for their meeting on September 23 – when they make their recommendation to the Board of Directors for the City of Refuge.

Most Crucial Meeting: September 27 – Team meets to consider the recommendation for the park, and then “pull the trigger” to begin the process of breaking ground on the Inclusive Park and first phase of the City of Refuge!

Pray for unity amongst the church body as we take steps to move forward with Phase I of the park!

Received: September 8, 2021

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Rasheeda Lloyd - Pray for the Bryant/Lewis Family

Please pray for the Bryant family, - as they suddenly lost a family member this weekend. Her death was totally unexpected and they are grieving. Pray for God's grace and comfort as they go through this difficult time in the days ahead.

Received: September 7, 2021

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Kenneth G Mullen

Update on mama, Jean Mullen. They "Shocked" her heart back into proper rhythm. She is adjusting to new/different medications. She remains weak, but has had a couple of outings this week. Praise the Lord. Thanks for all the prayers. Ask for continued prayer for physical strengthening and that between the meds and the "shock" that her overall health will continue to improve.

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Original Prayer Request (8/27/21): Please pray for my Mama, Jean Mullen. She has been having a number of issues with breathing, overall weakness that doctors think is Afib related. She was admitted to the hospital at Wake Med on Tuesday, August 24. Plan is to "shock" her heart sometime tomorrow, Saturday, to bring her out of Afib and back into a normal rhythm.

Received: September 7, 2021

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Pray for the Rastogi of India

Pray for the Rastogi people group who live in Northern India. They live primarily in Uttar Pradesh. As of this year, they have a population of 51,500.

They are a prominent caste, working mostly as money lenders and business men.

They are Hindu, worshipping Surya, the Hindu sun god as their main deity, firmly believing he will bring them blessings.

Please pray that their eyes would be open to the Lord and that they would soon know that it is only God who can bestow true blessings upon them.

Received: September 7, 2021

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Renee Holloman

Please remember AJ Turnage, our daughter, Kally's, boyfriend. He will be admitted at UNC on Monday, September 13th in preparation for his bone marrow transplant onTuesday, September 14th.

Pray for wisdom for all healthcare workers involved in this procedure and Kally, his family, extended family and friends as we wait for results and transplant to be completed.

Kelly & Renee

Received: September 7, 2021

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Cathy Clark

Please pray for my Uncle, Harold Wade, he is in the hospital in Wilmington NC and fighting hard. He had a really bad UTI infection that has turned into sepsis. It is not responding to the strong broad spectrum antibiotics that the doctors have had him on. The doctor just had him intubated. Please pray for him, my Aunt Cheryle and the rest of the family. Thank you all!

Received: September 6, 2021

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Rudolph Gay

UPDATE (9/9/21) - Rudolph was discharged from Nash General and taken back to The Lodge, where they hope to be able to restart his physical therapy to strengthen his body and help him regain strength.

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pray for Mr. Rudolph Gay. He has been in a local rehab center for some time trying to regain enough strength to be able to return home and continue living on his own.

This morning (9/6/21), he was admitted to Nash General with a very bad UTI. Please pray for comfort as he is currently in a great deal of pain.

Received: September 6, 2021

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Jonathan & Tommie-Ann

We had the opportunity on Sunday to attend a commissioning service for two Huayu missionaries who left for training Sunday afternoon. In two months, they will be sent for two years to another country. We are so proud of them and will miss them so much! Please join us in praying for them these next 8 weeks as they are in orientation.

Received: September 6, 2021

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Jonathan Grove

Please pray for me. I struggle with being single and I truly desire to be married. I worry that I will never get married and I need God's mercy and help with finding the right Christian lady to marry.

I really do desire a marriage that is blessed by God, Proverbs 18:22. Please pray that Jesus Christ, in His mercy and grace will help me meet someone who is right and best for me. Please pray that Jesus Christ will help me be a good husband.

Thank you. May God bless all of you.

Received: September 6, 2021

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Julie Stutts

EBC Family,

Please pray for our son, Cooper, who has been diagnosed with Osgood-Schlatter's syndrome. He has been unable to play sports for over a year now, and his lower legs and feet hurt daily. He is currently in Physical Therapy at Boice-Willis Therapy on Winstead Avenue.

Please pray God, our ultimate healer, would allow Cooper's legs and feet to stop hurting, and for the syndrome to disappear.

Please help us pray for conscientious therapists who are working with him to provide a healing and helpful treatment plan.

Please pray that Cooper's motivation for daily activity increases (and for him to do his exercises at home) which are needed to recover muscle loss he has sustained. Thank you for each and every one of your prayers for Cooper. God bless you.

Received: September 5, 2021

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Dorcas Eason

Pray for a quick recovery after surgery and also for pain relief in my right hand.

Received: September 5, 2021

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Pray for one of our National Partners in South Asia

UPDATE (9/4/21 AFTERNOON): Thank you everyone for your prayers, “K’s” treatment is finished and it has been successfully done. She is still in the hospital under the observation!!!

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UPDATE (9/4/21): “K” will start treatment in just a few hours in I.C.U. The doctor said the blood clot is very big and it needs to be treated as soon as possible. Her blood pressure is very high, they are trying to get that under control before they start treatment.

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Please pray for one of our National partners In South Asia who is six months pregnant. She and her unborn baby are in desperate need of our prayers. She has been having health issues recently. She is now in danger of losing her baby if things do not improve.

The baby's heartbeat is not what it should be and there is little movement of the child; there is a chance that they will have to take the baby. She also has a significant blood clot in her leg and she is going today for treatment. Please pray in earnest for both this dear sister and her baby.

Received: September 3, 2021

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Peggy German

My daughter in law's Aunt Donna died yesterday (9/1/21) from Covid, and her Uncle Jim is in the hospital.

Pray for comfort for the family and complete recovery for Jim.

Received: September 3, 2021

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Phil Parrish - Pray for Susan & other family members

Please continue to pray for Susan's physical health, & mental health as her memory continues to get worse.

Pray for her Dad, IJ Godbold, hospitalized because of bladder infection, may be prostate cancer, & others issues.

Pray for Michael's pinched nerve in his neck causing severe pain in his left arm. He has been out of work a lot the past 2 weeks. Pray for Stauffer to be compassionate about his missing work, he is Assistant Manager & is paid by the hour.

Pray for our Granddaughter, Micheal's Daughter, Savannah, who cannot attend High School, because of anxiety & panic attacks.

Pray for our Son Steven & his wife Becca, children Madelyn, Charlotte, Sammy. No church, wild lifestyle. Becca's best friend, Megan, is gay, & now Madelyn wants to be gay.

Pray for my brother Tracy, who had his left heel replaced over a yr ago. Favoring it has caused him to walk different, causing physical nerve pain in his lower back & down his left leg. Looking at surgery.

Pray for my sister, Allanda, who survived colon cancer, and seems to be off her bipolar meds.

Thank you for your prayers! Praise God in all things! He is able!

Received: September 2, 2021

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Henry Lewis - Pray for my niece, Melissa Killabrew

UPDATE (9/10/21): Melissa is now at home recovering and thanking God for mercy, grace, and answered prayers. She is still facing additional intestinal surgery in about 3 months.

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UPDATE (9/3/21): Melissa's surgery to remove part of intestine went well. She will be in the hospital up to 5 days. She is thankful for answered pray. In 3 to 6 months, she will undergo surgery to complete the repair. Pray for a quick recovery.

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UPDATE (9/2/21): Melissa had to have surgery last evening (9/1/21) due to the food poisoning. Please continue to pray for her recovery.

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My niece, Melissa Killabrew, who lives in Georgia, is in the hospital being treated for food poisoning and high heart rate. Please pray for healing. She is a Christian.

Received: September 2, 2021

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Addie Younts

Please pray for Addie Younts. This precious child is only 3 years old and has leukemia with a compromised immune system. They have just discovered that she has an infection in her blood stream.

Would you ask our Father - the Great Physician and Jehovah Rapha - to touch this child and heal her? Would you ask our Lord Jesus, who is The Comforter, to provide peace and an abundance of comfort to Addie's parents while they are in this storm with their child.

Thank the Father for hearing our prayers on Addie's behalf.

Received: September 1, 2021

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Wayne Wells

Wayne was at the Nash/UNC Health Care yesterday and was treated for SVT (Supraventricular tachycardia). They were able to get his rhythm back under control and he was released to go home last evening. He has been put on a heart monitor for the next 14 days.

Please pray that this monitor will give the doctors all the specific information he needs to make accurate decisions on how to treat and move forward with Wayne's medical condition/situation.

Received: September 1, 2021

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Ed Joyner - Pray for my Sister Deborah Watson

My sister Deborah Watson is at Nash UNC fighting COVID/ pneumonia. She has MS and the combination is a struggle. She is having trouble communicating and also her O2 levels are low. Please pray for God's hand to be on her.

Received: September 1, 2021

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Rasheeda Lloyd

Pray for me as I go for my last day of physical therapy today. I have been receiving this to help with my lymphedema. Pray that all goes well, and that the swelling continues to decrease.

Received: September 1, 2021

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Jeannette Mallory

UPDATE (9/11/21): They put in a tracheotomy. She has not responded much. The brain bleed is unchanged. Very few reflexes. The daughter asks for continued prayer. She thanks everyone for praying!

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UPDATE (9/1/21):

On Jessica Coleman: She had a good night; she does have a tiny brain bleed but Doctor says it happens when people are on different machines. They will put in a tracheotomy this week. She is also starting to move some. No longer considered the sickest patient in the unit. PTL,PTL!! Thanks for praying!

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My cousin in Alabama has requested PPF

1. Jessica Coleman, 42 years old with COVID. She is on a respirator and ECMO machine. She is fighting for her life. She describes her as a ”sweet, beautiful friend”.

2. Her son-in-law lost his best friend yesterday, leaving a wife and a 10 yr old son. This too was from Covid.

Received: September 1, 2021

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Bob Adams

UPDATE (9/1/21): Bob was discharged this morning and is now home! He said he is doing very well and wants to thank everyone who prayed for him this week! He said God definitely answered prayers!!!

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UPDATE (8/31/21) Bob did well following surgery and will stay overnight in the hospital, and is scheduled to come home on Wednesday (9/1/21)!

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MORNING REQUEST (8/31/21): Pray for Bob, (a previous EBC Member), as he has knee replacement surgery today in Raleigh. His surgery was scheduled to begin around 7:30 am.

Pray for Bob's complete healing when he comes home and goes through physical therapy, and for his wife, Paula, as she takes care of him while he recovers and regains his strength at home.

Received: August 31, 2021

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Margaret Helton

UPDATE (8/31/21) Margaret is doing much better and was discharged from the hospital this afternoon! pray for her healing and complete recovery as she continues healing at home.

Pray for Margaret as she is in the hospital with an infection and mild pneumonia. She has been in all weekend, but is doing better, and might be discharged to go home later this afternoon.

Pray for her complete healing.

Received: August 30, 2021

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Barry Jerdan

Pray that my son Drew, who grew up in the church would return to his faith in the Lord.

Received: August 30, 2021

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Donald Andrews

Please pray for me as I have a CT scan done on Tuesday morning, August 31, 2021. Pray for good results.

Received: August 30, 2021

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Hurricane Ida - Gulf Coast Region

Pray for the families that were in the midst Hurricane Ida as it hit onshore in New Orleans this past Sunday, (8/29/21), as one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the U.S.

Pray as power is out in all of New Orleans, roofs were blown off of buildings and homes, and the flow of the Mississippi River was actually reversed as it rushed from the Louisiana coast into one of the nation’s most important industrial corridors. - This includes the area where Pastor Rice (who recently spoke at EBC during IGNITE21) lives. He and his family are doing fine. They have evacuated from the area, and our last report from him was that they are all safe and doing well! PTL!

Pray for the family in Baton Rouge, LA, who has lost a loved one because of this storm - for comfort, and strength as they deal with this loss amidst what is already a tragic situation, in Baton Rouge Louisiana.

Pray for the devastating flooding this has caused, and for the many hundreds of individuals and families now in shelters or seeking to find a place to stay.

Pray most importantly, that the Lord would use this situation to draw many to Himself. He is their only shelter from the storm. Let them see that He is their refuge.

Received: August 30, 2021

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US Service Members Killed in Kabul this past Thursday

Pray for the families who are dealing with the loss of these 13 U.S. Service members who lost their lives this past Thursday, August 26, while trying to help with the American evacuation from the Kabul Airport. Pray for their hearts to be healed, as they grieve this unbelievable loss and face these days without their loved ones.

Pray for the families of each U.S. Service Member by name:

1. Maxton Soviak, 22, Navy

2. Kareem Nikoui, 20, Marines

3. David Lee Espinoza, 20, Marines

4. Rylee McCollum, 20, Marines

5. Jared Schmitz, 20, Marines

6. Hunter Lopez, 22, Marine

7. Daegan Page, 23, Marines

8. Ryan Knauss, 23, Army

9. Darin Taylor Hoover Jr., 31, Marines

10. Johanny Rosario Pichardo, 25, Marines

11. Humberto Sanchez, 22, Marines

12. Nicole Gee, 23, Marines

13. Dylan Merola, 20, Marines

May the Lord use this moment in the families who know Him, to draw them even closer to Him. Ask Him to bring them peace that passes all understanding.

For those families who are going through this grief without knowing Jesus Christ personally, pray the Lord will become real in their lives and give them comfort. May they see the hope and grace and comfort that can only be found in the Lord Jesus Christ.

Received: August 29, 2021

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Global Partner - Traveling Issue

UPDATE (8/29/21): Our partners landed safely in their country of service, got through immigration smoothly and without incident and are now back at their home! They thank everyone for their prayers!!!

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UPDATE: As of 7:00 pm, our global partners have boarded their flight and are taking off!! To God be the glory!! Pray for a safe and restful flight!

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ORIGINAL REQUEST: Please pray for one of our global partners, B & H, and their family.. They are trying to get back to their country of service, and their flight was cancelled last night (8/27/21) due to bad weather. They are scheduled to fly out at 6:25 pm this evening (8/28).

Pray that nothing will hinder this flight from taking off. They did not get much rest in the airport last night and they have been up since 6:00 am yesterday morning. Pray as they wait, that they would remain calm, that they would rest and not be weary, and that the Lord would give him a sense of peace and assurance that this is in HIS control alone!

Pray that their flight over will be uneventful, peaceful, and that they will arrive rested and ready to be "home"!

Received: August 28, 2021

This prayer has been answered!

Prayed for 31 times.

Kenneth G Mullen

Please pray for my Mama, Jean Mullen. She has been having a number of issues with breathing, overall weakness that doctors think is Afib related. She was admitted to the hospital at Wake Med on Tuesday, August 24. Plan is to "shock" her heart sometime tomorrow, Saturday, to bring her out of Afib and back into a normal rhythm.

Received: August 27, 2021

I prayed for this

Prayed for 26 times.

Marilyn McMillan

A dear friend of ours in Arkansas is friends with the parents of a young man in Afghanistan. He is a surgeon & his name is David. Please pray for the safety of David & all those in harm's way in Afghanistan.

Thank you

Received: August 26, 2021

This prayer has been answered!

Prayed for 46 times.

Michelle Ferrell :Pray for Abbie Heim Dixon

THANK YOU FOR YOUR PRAYERS!

UPDATE (9/13/21): ABBIE IS HOME!!!! She continues to beat every recovery timetable the doctors throw out there... So they finally just sent her home last night!

She will continue to be on oxygen, as she is still very weak, and recovering her strength will take work and time. But BOY, is it cool that she is home with Micah and her babies...

Please pray:

- That Abbie continues to strengthen and improve

- That she will be able to rest so much better now that she is home

- That she will continue to be free from secondary complications and infections

- That her spirits would continue to be strengthened by the Holy Spirit and the love of her family and friends

Our God has kept her safe through all these dark waters. Thank you for praying and rejoicing with us today!

"Bless the Lord, oh my soul, and all that is within me, bless His holy Name!" ~ Psalm 103:1"

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UPDATE (9/10/21): Abbie has graduated from high flow nasal cannula to a “normal” nasal cannula today. And ECMO not just turned off... It's REMOVED completely!!!! A few days ago, doctors were estimating she would be on it for another two weeks. Then that changed to a week. Then a few more days... then a few more hours. What a miracle, friends! So far, Abbie's body has responded so well, it's truly supernatural.

Medical staff will continue to monitor her and then determine if she can move from the Covid ICU to the general Medical ICU. The staff told Abbie that only 40% of the patients in their Covid ICU unit recover, so we are definitely praising our gracious God today...

Requests right now:

Pray for continued respiratory improvement.

Pray for Covid to be eliminated.

Pray for other lab/blood issues that need to stabilize.

Pray she can sleep.

Pray for continued opportunities to share what Christ has done!

"Let everything that has breath praise the Lord. Praise the Lord!"

- Psalm 150:6

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UPDATE (9/5/21): Abbie’s husband,Micah, and mom,Joy, got to FaceTime her for an HOUR today! Abbie's voice was quite a bit stronger, and she was able to hold a conversation much better. Abbie said God is doing a miracle. “He is healing me. Pray for sustaining power.”

She has been sleeping better, but does not remember the last two weeks, even from before she was sedated and put on the vent - bits and pieces only, Joy said. Abbie has started physical therapy, and has been able to manage standing unaided, sitting in a chair, and a little bit of marching in place.

Baby Boy is perfectly healthy and beautiful. Abbie's brother John flies in tonight from North Carolina, so prayers for his family while he is away.

Our current prayer list for Abbie:

- That Abbie continues to grow stronger and be able to sustain lower levels of oxygen support

- That her body can handle being off the ECMO soon

- That the remaining virus in Abbie's lungs would die and allow the healing to happen more quickly

- That Abbie would remain free of infection and complications

Thanks, friends. God has answered our prayers in such a miraculous way this week, and we are so thankful for more time with our Abbie! Keep praying.

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UPDATE (9/4/21): Family members were able to talk to Abbie for a short time, and she could talk a tiny bit today. Incredible to hear from her. She wanted to see her babies really badly.

The physical therapist was very encouraged about what Abbie accomplished today. She successfully stood up out of bed and was able to march in place a little. She said she was too out of breath to do anything else, but that was great progress for day 1.

Abbie still remains on supplemental oxygen through her nasal cannula, and she is still dependent on the ECMO machine. The goal is for her to be able to get off this support as soon as she is able.

Prayer list from today:

- That God will stop the virus still present in Abbie's lungs

- That Abbie can sustain being off the vent and decrease her need for supplemental oxygen

- That she would be unusually fast to get off the ECMO

- That she will pass the swallow study

- That she will tolerate PT to prevent further issues

- That no infections or other serious complications

And of course, pray for Abbie's mind and spirit, as this will be a marathon recovery process.

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PRAISE UPDATE (9/3/21):

Abbie is AWAKE. And she made it all night off the ventilator.

PRAY:

- That Abbie continues to hold oxygen levels without the ventilator

- That Abbie's body would be able to continue the healing process and be able to get off the ECMO as soon as possible

- That the medical staff would continue to have wisdom and alertness as they monitor Abbie through this new stage in healing

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UPDATE (8/31/21): Yesterday, the ICU was able to wean Abbie's sedation just enough to test neurological function (how well her brain is working.) ABBIE DID WELL! Praise the Lord!

Other good news is that her vitals remain stable and all other organs are looking great, which is amazing given the stress she has been under.

However, Abbie did not tolerate the drop in sedation for very long, and they had to turn it right back up again. Our biggest concern right now is that Abbie's body and mind need to be able to tolerate the sedation dropping. She needs to be able to work WITH the ventilator and not against it.

Normally, the course is:

1) Wean off sedation and the paralytic meds

2) Wean off the ECMO machine

3) Wean off the ventilator

Abbie needs to conquer Step One before moving on to Steps Two & Three. Her body and mind need to be able to handle being awake. Please pray with us friends.

Pray:

- For the doctors to have wisdom as they attempt again today to wean Abbie's sedation

- For Abbie's body and spirit to handle the drop well

- For healing to begin in her lungs

- For Abbie's mind to know the peace of the Holy Spirit

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UPDATE (8/29/21) EVENING: Abbie has been successfully hooked up to the ECMO machine and settled into her room in the UCLA ICU. Within the first 2 hours, they were able to decrease her oxygen input from the machine from 100% down to 50%, and her CO2 levels have gone from dangerously high at 60-70% to a more healthy range of 40%.

Abbie will remain heavily sedated while on this machine. The next goal would be that they can slowly decrease her sedation to the point of her being able to respond to some basic commands, while still allowing the ECMO to do its work relieving her lungs and heart.

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UPDATE (8/29/21): Abbie has now been safely transferred to the UCLA ICU, where she will now have access to the ECMO machine needed to relieve the stress on her lungs and heart.

The baby will be released to come home TOMORROW (8/30/21). Baby is healthy and strong, and just so loved already.

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URGENT PRAYER REQUEST (7:30 pm) : Please pray for an ICU bed to open up at UCLA (about 20 min. from where she is now) and if deemed necessary, that she can be put on ECMO as soon as possible. Joy (Abbie’s mom) explained that an ECMO machine is similar to a heart lung machine, and this treatment could bring good success for Abbie. The sooner they get her on it, the better. Please join us in praying for this specifically!

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UPDATE #3 (8/27/21):

The baby is healthy and well. Abbie remains in critical condition in the ICU.

Today's big prayer points so far are:

- For Abbie's body to begin to respond to treatments

- For significant improvement to occur so she can be taken off the sedation and breathing aids

- For the baby to continue to grow and thrive

- For Micah to continue to rest and heal so he can return to the hospital

"With my voice I cry to the Lord; with my voice I plead for mercy to the Lord. I pour out my complaint before Him; I tell my trouble to Him."

- Psalm 142:1-2

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UPDATE #2 (8/26/21) EVENING: Update#2

THE BABY IS BORN! And doing so well. Micah is still not allowed in the hospital, but Joy may be allowed in to see the baby.

ICU says Abbie's vitals are good, and she did respond to some commands. But she is in critical condition, and she has been sedated and put on a breathing tube. She will remain sedated until she shows significant improvement.

We are so thankful that Abbie's vitals held strong for the surgery and that the baby is well and healthy!

Please pray:

- For the breathing tube to help Abbie's oxygen levels rise and for the delivery to do its work of relieving the pressure on Abbie's lungs so she can turn the corner towards recovery.

- For Abbie's numbers to stabilize very soon: well enough for sedation and breathing tube to be removed as soon as it is safe to do so.

- For the baby to continue to thrive and stay healthy as Joy waits to be admitted.

- For Micah to be comforted, as he still is not allowed to see his wife or newborn.

- For the rest of the family to have peace in the waiting.

Lots to praise the Lord for. Lots to continue to pray for!

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UPDATE #1 (8/26/21) EVENING - Abbie is currently prepped and waiting on an OR room to open up at the hospital. Neither Micah (husband) nor Joy (Abby’s mom) were allowed to be with her, which is incredibly hard.

Micah still had a fever from COVID, so it is doubtful he will be allowed in even to see the baby. He cannot see Abbie at all, even to wait in the waiting room. We are praying at least Joy is permitted in for the baby, if not for Abbie.

This procedure is intended to help give Abbie and baby the best chances by relieving the pressure on Abbie's lungs and allowing her the option of a breathing tube if needed.

Please pray for Abbie's body to endure the surgery and recovery.

Please pray for Micah to heal and be allowed into the hospital soon.

Pray for Joy as she waits to hear if she will be allowed in to see the baby or Abbie.

Abbie’s parents, grandparents, and aunts, etc live in Rocky Mount.

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INITIAL PRAYER REQUEST (8/26/21 Early Afternoon):

Pray for Abbie Heim Dixon (lives in CA). She is 37 weeks pregnant with her second child and has Covid. She has been admitted to ICU due to concerns about her oxygen levels and lung capacity. Pray Abbie would know God's presence. Pray for her husband Micah as he recovers from Covid also. Pray for their unborn baby that an emergency C section would not be needed and that Abbie can continue the pregnancy until she is recovered.

UPDATE (9/10/21): Abbie has graduated from high flow nasal cannula to a “normal” nasal cannula today. And ECMO not just turned off... It's REMOVED completely!!!! A few days ago, doctors were estimating she would be on it for another two weeks. Then that changed to a week. Then a few more days... then a few more hours. What a miracle, friends! So far, Abbie's body has responded so well, it's truly supernatural.

Medical staff will continue to monitor her and then determine if she can move from the Covid ICU to the general Medical ICU. The staff told Abbie that only 40% of the patients in their Covid ICU unit recover, so we are definitely praising our gracious God today...

Requests right now:

Pray for continued respiratory improvement.

Pray for Covid to be eliminated.

Pray for other lab/blood issues that need to stabilize.

Pray she can sleep.

Pray for continued opportunities to share what Christ has done!

"Let everything that has breath praise the Lord. Praise the Lord!"

- Psalm 150:6

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UPDATE (9/5/21): Abbie’s husband,Micah, and mom,Joy, got to FaceTime her for an HOUR today! Abbie's voice was quite a bit stronger, and she was able to hold a conversation much better. Abbie said God is doing a miracle. “He is healing me. Pray for sustaining power.”

She has been sleeping better, but does not remember the last two weeks, even from before she was sedated and put on the vent - bits and pieces only, Joy said. Abbie has started physical therapy, and has been able to manage standing unaided, sitting in a chair, and a little bit of marching in place.

Baby Boy is perfectly healthy and beautiful. Abbie's brother John flies in tonight from North Carolina, so prayers for his family while he is away.

Our current prayer list for Abbie:

- That Abbie continues to grow stronger and be able to sustain lower levels of oxygen support

- That her body can handle being off the ECMO soon

- That the remaining virus in Abbie's lungs would die and allow the healing to happen more quickly

- That Abbie would remain free of infection and complications

Thanks, friends. God has answered our prayers in such a miraculous way this week, and we are so thankful for more time with our Abbie! Keep praying.

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UPDATE (9/4/21): Family members were able to talk to Abbie for a short time, and she could talk a tiny bit today. Incredible to hear from her. She wanted to see her babies really badly.

The physical therapist was very encouraged about what Abbie accomplished today. She successfully stood up out of bed and was able to march in place a little. She said she was too out of breath to do anything else, but that was great progress for day 1.

Abbie still remains on supplemental oxygen through her nasal cannula, and she is still dependent on the ECMO machine. The goal is for her to be able to get off this support as soon as she is able.

Prayer list from today:

- That God will stop the virus still present in Abbie's lungs

- That Abbie can sustain being off the vent and decrease her need for supplemental oxygen

- That she would be unusually fast to get off the ECMO

- That she will pass the swallow study

- That she will tolerate PT to prevent further issues

- That no infections or other serious complications

And of course, pray for Abbie's mind and spirit, as this will be a marathon recovery process.

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PRAISE UPDATE (9/3/21):

Abbie is AWAKE. And she made it all night off the ventilator.

PRAY:

- That Abbie continues to hold oxygen levels without the ventilator

- That Abbie's body would be able to continue the healing process and be able to get off the ECMO as soon as possible

- That the medical staff would continue to have wisdom and alertness as they monitor Abbie through this new stage in healing

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UPDATE (8/31/21): Yesterday, the ICU was able to wean Abbie's sedation just enough to test neurological function (how well her brain is working.) ABBIE DID WELL! Praise the Lord!

Other good news is that her vitals remain stable and all other organs are looking great, which is amazing given the stress she has been under.

However, Abbie did not tolerate the drop in sedation for very long, and they had to turn it right back up again. Our biggest concern right now is that Abbie's body and mind need to be able to tolerate the sedation dropping. She needs to be able to work WITH the ventilator and not against it.

Normally, the course is:

1) Wean off sedation and the paralytic meds

2) Wean off the ECMO machine

3) Wean off the ventilator

Abbie needs to conquer Step One before moving on to Steps Two & Three. Her body and mind need to be able to handle being awake. Please pray with us friends.

Pray:

- For the doctors to have wisdom as they attempt again today to wean Abbie's sedation

- For Abbie's body and spirit to handle the drop well

- For healing to begin in her lungs

- For Abbie's mind to know the peace of the Holy Spirit

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UPDATE (8/29/21) EVENING: Abbie has been successfully hooked up to the ECMO machine and settled into her room in the UCLA ICU. Within the first 2 hours, they were able to decrease her oxygen input from the machine from 100% down to 50%, and her CO2 levels have gone from dangerously high at 60-70% to a more healthy range of 40%.

Abbie will remain heavily sedated while on this machine. The next goal would be that they can slowly decrease her sedation to the point of her being able to respond to some basic commands, while still allowing the ECMO to do its work relieving her lungs and heart.

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UPDATE (8/29/21): Abbie has now been safely transferred to the UCLA ICU, where she will now have access to the ECMO machine needed to relieve the stress on her lungs and heart.

The baby will be released to come home TOMORROW (8/30/21). Baby is healthy and strong, and just so loved already.

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URGENT PRAYER REQUEST (7:30 pm) : Please pray for an ICU bed to open up at UCLA (about 20 min. from where she is now) and if deemed necessary, that she can be put on ECMO as soon as possible. Joy (Abbie’s mom) explained that an ECMO machine is similar to a heart lung machine, and this treatment could bring good success for Abbie. The sooner they get her on it, the better. Please join us in praying for this specifically!

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UPDATE #3 (8/27/21):

The baby is healthy and well. Abbie remains in critical condition in the ICU.

Today's big prayer points so far are:

- For Abbie's body to begin to respond to treatments

- For significant improvement to occur so she can be taken off the sedation and breathing aids

- For the baby to continue to grow and thrive

- For Micah to continue to rest and heal so he can return to the hospital

"With my voice I cry to the Lord; with my voice I plead for mercy to the Lord. I pour out my complaint before Him; I tell my trouble to Him."

- Psalm 142:1-2

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UPDATE #2 (8/26/21) EVENING: Update#2

THE BABY IS BORN! And doing so well. Micah is still not allowed in the hospital, but Joy may be allowed in to see the baby.

ICU says Abbie's vitals are good, and she did respond to some commands. But she is in critical condition, and she has been sedated and put on a breathing tube. She will remain sedated until she shows significant improvement.

We are so thankful that Abbie's vitals held strong for the surgery and that the baby is well and healthy!

Please pray:

- For the breathing tube to help Abbie's oxygen levels rise and for the delivery to do its work of relieving the pressure on Abbie's lungs so she can turn the corner towards recovery.

- For Abbie's numbers to stabilize very soon: well enough for sedation and breathing tube to be removed as soon as it is safe to do so.

- For the baby to continue to thrive and stay healthy as Joy waits to be admitted.

- For Micah to be comforted, as he still is not allowed to see his wife or newborn.

- For the rest of the family to have peace in the waiting.

Lots to praise the Lord for. Lots to continue to pray for!

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UPDATE #1 (8/26/21) EVENING - Abbie is currently prepped and waiting on an OR room to open up at the hospital. Neither Micah (husband) nor Joy (Abby’s mom) were allowed to be with her, which is incredibly hard.

Micah still had a fever from COVID, so it is doubtful he will be allowed in even to see the baby. He cannot see Abbie at all, even to wait in the waiting room. We are praying at least Joy is permitted in for the baby, if not for Abbie.

This procedure is intended to help give Abbie and baby the best chances by relieving the pressure on Abbie's lungs and allowing her the option of a breathing tube if needed.

Please pray for Abbie's body to endure the surgery and recovery.

Please pray for Micah to heal and be allowed into the hospital soon.

Pray for Joy as she waits to hear if she will be allowed in to see the baby or Abbie.

Abbie’s parents, grandparents, and aunts, etc live in Rocky Mount.

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INITIAL PRAYER REQUEST (8/26/21 Early Afternoon):

Pray for Abbie Heim Dixon (lives in CA). She is 37 weeks pregnant with her second child and has Covid. She has been admitted to ICU due to concerns about her oxygen levels and lung capacity. Pray Abbie would know God's presence. Pray for her husband Micah as he recovers from Covid also. Pray for their unborn baby that an emergency C section would not be needed and that Abbie can continue the pregnancy until she is recovered.

Received: August 26, 2021

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Pray for a friend of Jim Cook

UPDATE (9/2/21): Kim's wife is scheduled for surgery on September 20th to blast the kidney stone. She is home from the hospital for now. She is also in need of having shoulder surgery done, but they have now moved that back until October 4th. Thank you for praying for her continued healing and for her upcoming surgical dates.

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The man who does our lawn work, Kim Barnes, asked us for prayer for his wife, who is currently in the hospital, in town with a very large kidney stone in her right kidney. She is in a great deal of pain, and they are scheduling a procedure, hopefully today, to try and blast/break up the stone and relieve her pain.

Please pray for the procedure to go well, and for the Lord to calm Kim's heart as he is with his wife, and is anxious.

Received: August 26, 2021

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George Bailey

UPDATE (8/26/21): George is out of his procedure, and all went well. They found a few small blockages, but nothing they needed to do anything to. They appreciate everyone's prayers.

George and Lois are staying in the Heart Center Hotel tonight – and then will see his cardiologist in the morning for follow up to discuss the other issues that need attended to.

(8/25/21): Please pray for George as he has a heart cath this morning (8/26/21) at WakeMed Heart Center. Pray for a good outcome. They will keep him overnight, regardless, so that he can see his cardiologist on Friday morning to discuss other heart related issues. Pray for Lois as she is there with him, that she will remain calm and at peace as she waits.

Received: August 26, 2021

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Marilyn Bright

Please continue to lift up Marilyn in your prayers. As she begins to see a new pulmonary doctor, pray that they are able to give her the medical clearance she needs that will allow her other surgeon to go ahead with a much needed gall bladder surgery and a hernia repair.

Marilyn has to see an ENT doctor next Tuesday, August 31 because she has been having trouble speaking and they believe there may be a nodule on her thyroid. Pray for good results and a simple diagnosis.

Pray that Jesus would consider all of these medical issues that Marilyn has to face and deal with on a daily basis, and bring healing to her body, and give her comfort and release from the chronic pain she is in.

Received: August 26, 2021

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Rasheeda Lloyd's Aunt Maggie

Please pray for my aunt, who is in hospice. Pray for strength as she goes through these days.

Received: August 24, 2021

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Rasheeda Lloyd's Friend - Mike

UPDATE (8/28/21) Mike's digestive issues are still not good. Please continue to pray that he would be able to eat, keep food down, while he is going through chemotherapy.

(8/24/21): Please pray for a friend of mine, Mike - used to be a neighbor.... he has pancreatic cancer, and has been taken to the hospital this morning. He is unable to eat or keep food down. Pray for his comfort and for his doctors as they treat him. Pray for his wife, Stacey - comfort and strength during this very challenging time.

Received: August 24, 2021

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EBC Weekday Preschool

Pray for the staff/administration, and children as we begin our first day of school today, August 23, 2021! Pray for us and the entire facility to be protected from the evil one!

Pray that we would be protected from COVID and its variants, that we would be protected from gossip and hurtful speech, that we would be protected from those who would/could cause confusion.

Pray for great first day/week communication between staff, parents and the children.

Received: August 23, 2021

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Donald Andrews

Pray for me as I start school today (8/23/21) at Edgecombe Community College.

Please pray additionally for my family and for my mother.

Received: August 23, 2021

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Michelle Ferrell

Update/Prayer Request:

My mom toured a new senior living apartment facility in Nashville this morning. We believe it is an answer to our prayers and provides exactly what she needs. She has been approved at initial review of application but everything needs to be officially verified. Provided everything goes well with that, she could move within the next month.

Please continue to pray as we prepare to list her current home for sale and for her to not be anxious with the transition of moving.

Received: August 23, 2021

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Rasheeda Lloyd

Pray for some home repairs/leaks that need fixed in my house.

Received: August 23, 2021

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Prayed for 34 times.

Christy Smith

My 13 year old son, Austin, has sleep apnea and his oxygen saturation drops to 82% at night. He needs a CPAP machine. The recall has caused him receiving his machine to be delayed by weeks if not months. Please pray for God to open a door for him to receive his machine soon. This will change his life and improve his brain function significantly.

Received: August 23, 2021

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Pray for the Nakkala People Group of India

Pray for the Nakkala People group, who live in huts along the coast of Chennai, India. As of 2021, 17,000 called this region home. On a typical day, you will find them scavenging around the villages looking for things they can sell to make money to support their families. Their children are free from studies or homework as none of them go to school. They are followers of the Hindu god, Shiva.

Pray for their physical needs: sufficient food, education, and employment. Pray additionally for their greatest need which is salvation which can only come from Jesus Christ.

Received: August 23, 2021

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Sheila Gomez

Please pray for my friend, Jessica Cherry . She has Covid and bad kidneys. Please pray she is healed in Jesus' name, Amen.

Thank you so much. Sincerely, Sheila

Received: August 22, 2021

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Sheila Gomez

Please pray for my son's complete deliverance from all drugs and that the Lord would draw him to Himself. He is suffering and I'm afraid of losing him. His dad, that hurt him in many ways, died today (8/21/21), and Michael is very bitter and angry.

Please pray that he will be willing to go to treatment and that God is preparing him a place now. Thank you and God bless you all who pray for others. Sincerely, Sheila

Received: August 22, 2021

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Inez Perry

UPDATE: Maurice Wynn, my family friend, passed within an hour of me submitting a prayer request for his salvation and healing. Pray for the Wynn, Richardson, and Braswell families to have relationships with Christ and for God to comfort them during this season of bereavement.

A friend, Maurice Wynn, has been admitted to WilMed Center in Wilson and has been moved to Critical Care just now. The Lord had been moving in his life but I don’t think he had surrendered yet. But God! Pray for salvation, and complete healing. He was placed on dialysis this morning while they were seeking a diagnosis. He’s gotten progressively worse! Thanks for praying! May the Lord’s Will be done!

Received: August 21, 2021

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Michelle Ferrell

Please pray for my mom to find an apartment for senior adults in a safe and nice location that is also within her budget financially. She is 81 yrs old and no longer needs the responsibility of maintaining a home. I praise the Lord for her health and her ability/desire to live independently.

Received: August 21, 2021

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Jonathan & Tommie Anne

Please pray for us as we serve with the IMB training pastors & missionaries in Taitung, Taiwan. Pray:

1. Many East Asian countries are currently holding an annual festival called Ghost month. The people are fearful and work to fulfill a perceived duty to care for wandering spirits of the dead. Pray that God would open their hearts to search for freedom from their fears and worries and that they would forsake their idol worship and turn to the Living Lord.

2. Pray the Christians in Taitung would stand firm in their faith in Christ and would bear a good testimony before unbelievers who live bound by tradition and fear.

3. Pray for us as we train and equip the next generation of pastors and missionaries in Taitung.

Thank you for praying.

Received: August 21, 2021

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Gail

Chris. He has covid 19 and is in Wake Med.

Received: August 20, 2021

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Elbert Morton

Our Close friend Greg Shepherd & wife both have COVID. Greg is in emergency room with pneumonia. His wife is at home. Pray for their healing and salvation.

Received: August 20, 2021

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Tahied Armour

Tahied is in the hospital with a very bad foot infection. Please pray for his complete healing. Keep him in your prayers also as he grieves the recent loss of his father. His funeral is this Saturday (8/21/21), and Tahied may not be out of the hospital in time to attend.

Received: August 20, 2021

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Roger Taylor

UPDATE: Roger was discharged from the hospital and came home earlier this week. He will remain in a leg brace and go through physical therapy for the next 8 weeks. Please continue to pray for his complete healing as he goes through PT.

Pray for Roger Taylor as he recovers from recent knee surgery to repair a quadriceps tendon. Everything went well. He is spending the night in the hospital in New Bern, NC, and then will wear a leg brace and go through rehab for the next 8 weeks when he returns home. Pray for his complete healing.

Received: August 20, 2021

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EBC Weekday Preschool

Pray for children, parents and families to apply new learning, especially that which is spiritual. Pray that biblical principles are learned, internalized and "lived out." Pray that the teaching of the staff at EBC Weekday Preschool is beyond Bible stories. pray for influence and divine opportunities among families/households.

Received: August 19, 2021

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Rasheeda Lloyd

Pray for a dental appointment I have this morning (8/19/21). Please pray they will be able to do the work needed, and for compassion as they treat me. Pray for the Lord to provide financially for the work they need to do. Pray for continued transportation needs.

Received: August 19, 2021

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Travis J. Baker

Please pray for a conversation to open up so that I may share the gospel with my older brother Scott and my mother Susie. They are both living with me and my wife and are now here in Rocky Mount. They are non believers.

I pray that my wife and I can show them through our marriage what Christ looks like, along with our conversation with our children and how we serve.

I pray that their hearts be opened so God may come in. I pray their hearts of stone be replaced with a heart of flesh.

I pray that God gives us wisdom, words, and patience to deal with the conversations and heavy opinions.

Received: August 18, 2021

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Pray for the Chitari People Group

Please pray for the Chitari of India. They have a population of 45,500 and they practic Hinduism. They are scattered throughout the district of Sindudurg in Maharastra on the western coast. The terrain where they live is hilly with the hills being covered with lush green forests due to the heavy rainfall in the area.

Pray that as the Chitari people look out over the beautiful landscape around them, a desire would form in their hearts to know the One who created it all.

Received: August 18, 2021

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Pray for Marilyn Bright

UPDATE (8/25/21) Praise the Lord that Marilyn has finally been put in touch with and been able to see a pulmonary doctor who is beginning to treat her for her lung issues. She is working with Marilyn to try to get her pulmonary clearance, so they can move forward and hopefully get her gall bladder surgery scheduled soon.

Pray for Marilyn as she goes through several different medical issues. She is needing gall bladder surgery but has to receive a clear lung/pulmonary test before they will schedule the date, because of prior pulmonary issues.

Pray for some extreme back pain she has been having, making it difficult to walk and rest. Pray the Lord would give her relief from this pain and bring healing.

Received: August 18, 2021

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Rasheeda Lloyd

Pray for progress as she goes through some physical therapy. She has been having issues with her physical therapy.

Pray also for some transportation issues she has from time to time getting to appointments.

Pray for good rest as she goes through the doctor /medical appointments, chemo, and various other treatments.

Received: August 18, 2021

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Gail Lewter

My nephew, Brad Lewter, is very sick with covid. His brothers and sisters, Ken Lewter, Kari Lewter, Timothy Lewter, Megan Lewter, Braeden and Jake Lewter have tested positive. Please pray for healing. Brad told Megan he didn't think he was going to make it. He's in a hospital in Florida but not a room. There are no rooms available.

Received: August 18, 2021

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Peggy German

Pray that the Lord will show a gentleman in the Rocky Mount area where to go to find the resources he needs/proper organization he needs to visit, to find a place to stay. He us currently without accommodations.

Received: August 17, 2021

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Global Partner/Visa Issue

UPDATE (8/18/21) Part of this partner's visa issues have been resolved!!! Praise the Lord for answered prayers! Please continue to pray everything else gets processed smoothly and the documents get back to her quickly.

Pray for a "global partner" who is having visa issues and is supposed to travel to her field of service overseas on the 27th of August.

Ask the Lord to work through ALL of the details so that she can travel exactly when the Lord would have her to travel. We know that His timing ALONE is perfect! Let His will be done so that His name will be glorified in the details!

Received: August 17, 2021

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Gail Lewter

Please pray for pain relief.

Received: August 16, 2021

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Anita Howard

UPDATE (8/18/21): They have moved Olivia to UNC Chapel Hill. Please continue to pray for her, and peace for the family.

Our granddaughter is 2 weeks okay today and she has been taken back to Wake Med emergency with a high fever. My son and daughter-in-law are there with her. Please pray for that tiny sweet baby and the whole family. Her name is Olivia. They are doing tests, running blood work, urine test, and they are thinking RSV. They may do a spinal tap.

Received: August 16, 2021

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EBC Weekday Preschool

Pray for the EBC Weekday Preschool staff this week. The school is closed for students this week, so that the staff can "reset" their rooms, minds and hearts.

They will end their week with their Open House on Thursday, August 19th. Pray for good conversations with the parents and children and good lines of communication to be established early on.

Received: August 16, 2021

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EBC Weekday Preschool

Today, please pray that our Weekday Preschool teachers/staff will develop an even deeper commitment to prayer - that each of them will be committed to "bookending" their days in prayers.

Pray that the staff and parents will be models before their children - that children will see/hear them praying, see/hear their parents praying.

Pray we teach children to pray and give them opportunity to do so each day.

Received: August 16, 2021

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Deborah King Taylor

UPDATE: (8/18/21) Deborah did very well with surgery earlier this week; they are managing her pain and she was discharged from Vidant Greenville this morning (Wednesday, 8/18) to go home.

Pray for Deborah as she is having surgery this morning (8/16/21) at Vidant Greenville Heart Center for a giant para-esophageal hernia and recent diastolic heart failure.

Received: August 16, 2021

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John Rosal

I have Marine Corps brothers and sisters of mine responding to the Taliban crisis in Afghanistan. Pray for their souls, their safety, and pray for the violence of action if they are called upon to use deadly force on the Taliban.

But, - please pray for the enemy, the Taliban! Pray for the tribes and families in Afghanistan because war is all they have known for centuries.

Received: August 16, 2021

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Anonymous

PPF Carl Wiley. He is in kidney failure and desperately needs a kidney. Please pray for comfort and strength for both Carl and his wife. ️

Received: August 16, 2021

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