Prayer at New Life Church

New Life Church is committed to being a praying church, utilizing various individual and group means for demonstrating our total dependency upon God for our every need and for the fulfillment of His purposes in us. The prayer guide below provides a list of needs and concerns for which people connected with New Life Church have requested prayer. If you have a prayer request for which you'd like to ask the New Life Church family to pray, please go to the contact new life church link and fill out and submit the form with your request. Please include any privacy instructions (i.e., "withhold name," "use last name initial only," etc.) in your submitted request. 


Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, 

that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need"

Hebrews 4;16

New Life Church Prayer Guide

updated  November 24, 2020

Family Members of New Life Church



  • Kathy Coleman:  Please continue to lift up Kathy in your prayers as she grieves the recent loss of her mother & embraces the comfort and hope of the resurrection
  • Cheryl Green:  Please remember Cheryl in prayer as she deals with continued pain associated with shoulder injury;  appointment with doctor is scheduled for Friday 11/13/2020 - seeking direction for next steps and pain management
  • Janet Dunkelberger:  Janet is having foot surgery on Friday 11/20/2020.  Asking for prayers during the surgery and for a speedy recovery    
  • Terri Kears:  Please continue to pray for Terri & all the challenges she experiences associated with MS (especially less-than-adequate blood levels);  Terri had bi-lateral eye surgery on Wednesday (11/18/2020); she is doing well.  Please continue to pray for complete healing of the muscles of the eye.  Terri thanks everyone for their prayerful support of her during this challenging time
  • Ann Otten:  Ann has asked for prayer for herself as she prepares to move to Arkansas - including the selling of her house & the transitional steps necessary to relocate sometime in November.  Ann is asking for prayer that all goes well with the contract & that God will be honored
  • Louise Robbins:  Currently in rehab (Charlotte area) following fall & brain bleed.  Doing well with a goal of being released from rehab to daughter's home & eventual return to home (Sea Trail) & independent living
  • Connie Sheie:  Ongoing prayer requested for God's touch while she deals with the pain & nerve damage in her back.  Surgery has been postponed a few weeks due to COVID-19 challenges


Friends & Extended Family Members of New Life Church Family

  • Amy Davis:  Amy's sister-in-law, Janet Buchanan diagnosed with cancer - chemotherapy is to begin next week, followed by surgery.  Prayers for God's touch on Janet's life is requested.  Please also remember Amy's oldest brother Andy who is hospitalized in Winston-Salem with a GI bleed
  • Charlie & Janet Guido:  Prayer is requested for Janet's niece - Cori (30 years old); pregnant with 2nd child -considered a "high risk pregnancy"  due to Cori's history of a stroke; asking for God's touch on Cori & protection for this new life due to arrive in January
  • Lee & Joanne Howard:  Son-in-law, Clay  who has been receiving treatment for spleen cancer, recently had a scan/final testing and received a very favorable report for which he and all of the family are "Praising God."    Clay is 100% cancer free and doing well.  Clay, LeAnn, Lee & Joanne (& all of the family) thank everyone for your prayerful support of them during this challenging time  
  • Dennis & Petey Law:    COVID restrictions have set Ryan's daily rehab back. His attitude remains upbeat but progression of strength and mobility remains minimal.  Prayer is requested for God's intervention, mercy & touch  during this COVID climate that will allow him to carry on with activities of daily living
  • Ann Otten:  Ann's daughter & son-in law are grateful to God for the answered prayer in the sentencing of a legal matter - the outcome was favorable & much better than expected
  • Friend of the church:  Prayer requested for God's protection & covering over all law enforcement & military as they work to decrease unrest throughout the nation

Ministries New Life Church Supports*


  • Brunswick Christian Recovery Center - Brunswick County - Prayers for God's continued blessing on this ministry that helps participants to recover & successfully assimilate back into society. The Rose House (arm of BCRC) - Prayers for success as they prepare to open the women's recovery center
  • Beach House Recovery - Calabash - Prayers for the recovery process for the guys involved in this program.
  • Dr. J – SE Asia - Due to COVID-19 restrictions the area of Asia/Thailand where Dr. J ministers has shut its borders & she is sidelined in America.  Please pray for an open door for her return; please pray that the food supply chain in that region continue to remain open inspite of the logistical/security and danger issues involved in the transport of the supplies on a daily/monthly basis; please also pray for the many refugee kids & adults
  • John Appiah – Ghana & his ministry to the area, especially during this time of COVID-19
  • Judy Bokelman – Wycliffe Bible Translators - pray for the work of Bible translation across Africa; pray that God would call more people everywhere to become translators
  • Ministry of Mercy (Partners in Joy) – Please continue to pray for Dr. Omale & his family as they recover & heal from an armed robbery in his home; MoM schools still closed to curb COVID-19 spread.   The staff of MOM/Partners in Joy have asked for prayer for peace/provision/new staff/healing & salvation for all clinic participants; also requesting prayer for the Farms Tractor Project, for new orphans admitted & for the resources needed to raise them; for ongoing funding & blessings on this ministry
  • Walt & Mirjam DeMoss - Walt shares that the family has received their one-year visas.  They are now volunteers with a foundation that has given Walt much freedom in what he does.  Currently he & Mirjam are trying to integrate the Hanoi school virtually, teach students in person & incorporate their own "covid-stranded" students.  They are in the second year for the Chiangmai school. Please continue to pray for  their ongoing mission responsibilities & seeking God's direction/guidance & protection as they seek God's direction moving forward
  • South Brunswick InterChurch Council: "The Lord's Food Pantry" (formerly called Food Pantry) - Seeking financial support to assist local community during this time of shut-downs due to COVID-19;  prayer requested for all those participating recipients who receive food (names unspoken) & who are in need of prayer & God's touch
  • Two Burning Candles: Kenya (Ken & Patty Carter) - Prayer requested for ongoing work & funding of the Children's Rescue Center, funding of the "Agricultural Project" that will feed the needy & the girls when the school is allowed to open as well as for all of the sub-groups associated with these projects.  The Carters are seeking God's wisdom in knowing the exact time to return to Kenya, part of which is dependent on approval of work permits.  Please also continue to pray for "next steps" / guidance in carrying out God's will in this ministry. 

*Go to the ministries we support link for more information about these ministries